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Employment Counsellor/Mentoring Coach

Employment Counsellor/Mentoring Coach

Website jvstoronto JVS Toronto

Every individual has opportunities for employment.

Who is JVS Toronto?

JVS Toronto believes that every individual has opportunities for employment. Since 1947, JVS Toronto has been giving the power of employment and improved learning serving 10,000 new individuals annually through career, employment, and assessment services in Toronto and York Region. We also help businesses recruit the workforce they need to be successful. JVS Toronto is a registered charity and receives generous funding to provide most of our services without charge. Visit


Program Overview

CanPrep is a Pan-Canadian online program offering pre-arrival services to internationally educated persons. It provides employment preparation, occupation specific mentoring and Canadian workplace culture support.


Employment Counsellor/Mentoring Coach


Full-time / Contract starting ASAP until Sept 30, 2018 with possibility of renewal / Keele & Finch


We’re looking for someone who will:

  • Research and identify potential referral sources abroad, support establishing of referral arrangements and act as a liaison with referring agents
  • Conduct intake and in-depth assessment for CanPrep services for eligible clients from all sources, create Employment Action Plans
  • Case manage clients, provide sector and province-specific labour market information, make referrals to other services as needed
  • Recruit mentors by leading information sessions and marketing the program via national outreach to employers and organizations such as community agencies, sector councils, professional bodies and through social networks such as LinkedIn
  • Screen and match mentors/mentees using established guidelines, conduct online mentor/mentee orientation and secure mentoring matches
  • Case manage and monitor mentoring relationships to ensure mentee/mentor goals are met
  • Build and maintain relationships with mentors to ensure repeat business. Close and evaluate relationships; collate and analyze participant evaluations
  • Record and administer CanPrep participant information/documentation collection in accordance with reporting requirements of the project including iCARE and Salesforce, and storage and disposal in accordance with JVS Toronto Privacy Policy
  • Assist in tracking participants’ progress and outcomes and preparing monthly and other reports as required


Please note flexible hours / evenings / weekends may be required.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or Education, or evaluated as the equivalency of a Bachelor’s degree from a Canadian university
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience providing direct service to newcomers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mentoring, settlement or immigration
  • Strong case management and administrative skills
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships, and are diplomatic online
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Above-average comfort using information technology, including e-mail, the internet, Skype, and similar online tools
  • Orientation to exceptional service and “out-of-the-box” thinking
  • Fluency in a second language reflecting the targeted outreach is necessary


What JVS Toronto Offers You:

  • Health & Dental Benefits
  • A paid vacation allowance
  • Fulfilling career opportunity where you can drive results and make a difference
  • Established team and management support to integrate you into your new position
  • Opportunity to collaborate with counterparts across the agency to increase success


Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume & covering letter ASAP to

Applications will be accepted only through the above e-mail address. Flexible hours / evenings / weekends may be required for this position

JVS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you require accommodation in order to submit your application, please contact JVS directly.

Our agency embraces diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our agency, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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