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Employment Coach

YMCA of Niagara

Employment Coach – 2 Contract Positions

Employment & Newcomer Services – Thorold (Services are provided throughout Niagara, applicants must be able to work at all locations: Niagara Falls, St Catharines & Thorold)

Salary: $38,230 – $43,700 plus YMCA Membership Benefits

Start Date: Immediate

Anticipated End Date: March 31, 2018, possibility of renewal

This is a full-time contract position is conditional on funding continuance.

Full time 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, evenings and weekends will be required on occasion.



  • University degree, college diploma or equivalent in Social Sciences, Adult Education or another related field
  • Experience working with a diverse group of youth and adults
  • Experience with and knowledge of community resources throughout the Niagara Region
  • Minimum 2 years experience employment counseling and facilitating
  • Proficient with Windows-based computer programs
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR-C certification
  • Use of a car is required, as travel around the Niagara area is a requirement of the role
  • Upon hiring: Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening [within 1 year from date of search]



  • Support employers with their hiring needs and recruitment
  • Counsel, assess and monitor participants while clarifying employment and education needs
  • Participate in activities such as intake interviews, assessments and workshop facilitation
  • Support and coach clients through the job search process
  • Establish short and long term goals for clients
  • Monitor and follow up with participants’ progress
  • Maintain accurate records and statistics related to case management and outcomes achieved
  • Participate in training and adhere to the YMCA Child Protection Policies and Procedures as established by the YMCA of Niagara

Please use the Apply Now button below to be considered for this position.


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