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Employment Consultant (6 Month Contract Opportunity)

Job Skills


Keswick Employment Services & Programs Location

Contract Opportunity (Up to 6 Months in Duration)

Full-time Role

Who we are: A non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to enhancing people’s capacity to participate in the labour market.

What we need: A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Has Post-secondary education preferably in Career and Work Counseling, Social Services and/or a combination of education and relevant work related experience.
  • Has demonstrated experience in Career Counselling/Career Development Theory, Individual Counselling/Assessment Skills, Information/Resources, Consultation/Case Management, Diverse Populations, Ethical/Legal Issues, Research/Evaluation and Technology.
  • Has demonstrated experience in Communication, Building Trust, Information Monitoring, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills. (Facilitation experience is considered an asset)


What you will do: Support Job Skills’ Employment Services and Programs by:

  • Utilizing your strong interview and assessment skills to obtain and understand relevant background information, career goals, barriers to employment to assist clients to develop job readiness skills and job search strategies.
  • Motivating your clients by working collaboratively with them, providing one-on-one counseling to assist them to achieve their employment goals, as identified through the Case Management process.
  • Assessing the need for additional assistance and be knowledgeable of community and social services resources to make the appropriate referrals through discovery.
  • As an active Team member, participating in community activities, job fairs, outreach to various service providers, employers and provide facilitation support as needed in moving clients towards their employment goals.


What you will get: In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary and benefits package!

As an Employment Consultant with the Employment Services and Programs division, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience to support the administrative and reception functions of the Employment Services and Programs division.

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about Job Skills, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part our growing Job Skills Team!

Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community.

We are ethical, client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our Staff, our community and our Clients.

Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and Client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs.

To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.

We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title in the E-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1


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