|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Fred Victor Employment & Training Services||Full Time||Experienced (Non-manager)||25.7425.74CAD$25.74(Hourly)||2019-09-23||2019-10-27|
Fred Victor is a not-for-profit, multi-service community-based organization that has assisted people living on low incomes in Toronto for close to 120 years. We work in partnership with individuals from diverse backgrounds who face poverty, homelessness, mental health issues, addictions, and/or social isolation to address their needs and hopes and advocate for a more equitable society. Please see our website at www.fredvictor.org. Fred Victor works with a highly diverse population of people and upholds the values of respect, choice and inclusion.
Fred Victor works with a highly diverse population of people and upholds the values of respect, choice and inclusion.
Fred Victor Centre is currently recruiting for a Women’s Bakery Facilitator to join the Training and Development team in Food Services. The Women’s Bakery Facilitator is part of the Employment and Training Team at Fred Victor leading all workshops and training for participants of the Women’s Bakery program and will work under the supervision of the Women’s Bakery Coordinator or designate.
The Women’s Bakery provides a safe and professional environment encouraging ambition, restoration and second chances. Using baking as a tool we foster employability and entrepreneurship and equip women with practical and transferrable skills for the working world. A sequence of classes, site visits, work experience, guest speakers and paid employment placements empower women to build a positive future. The program focuses on skills development resulting in a single mastered product - gourmet cookies for targeted markets. A 3-month education and training segment is followed by 3 months of paid on-the-job placements setting 24 women/year up for improved income, health and housing.
The Women’s Bakery Facilitator works closely with Fred Victor Employment and Training Services staff, Program staff, partner agencies and other community service organizations to deliver the program curriculum. The Facilitator contributes to the overall goals and success of Fred Victor’s Employment and Training Programs and helps ensure that training and development programs meet the needs of the community members. The Facilitator helps identify trends and gaps in service needs.
The Women’s Bakery Facilitator assists in the selection of participants. The Facilitator also assists with marketing and outreach activities and will act in a cooperative manner as part of the Employment & Training Services team.
Workshops and Job Search
Outreach and Marketing
Other duties as assigned by the Women’s Bakery Coordinator or designate.
This work requires commitment and adherence to the values and goals of Fred Victor and a willingness to work respectfully with people who are homeless or living on low-income.
Working Conditions: The Women’s Bakery Facilitator will work in a hot, sometimes noisy kitchen environment. The Women’s Bakery Facilitator will work amongst various Fred Victor sites including but not limited to: The Fred Victor Employment and Training Services office at 59 Adelaide Street East, 20 Palace Street housing complex and 145 Queen Street East community services space as well as attending meetings and events outside of the office(s) whenever necessary. The Women’s Bakery Facilitator may also be required to visit other Fred Victor sites to co-ordinate employment programs.
The work involves interacting with a wide range of people and involves regular stress and handling multiple demands effectively. This work requires commitment and adherence to the values and goals of Fred Victor and a willingness to work respectfully with people who are homeless or living on low income.
The Women’s Bakery Facilitator will participate in the annual recruitment of 24 Women’s Bakery Program participants.
The final candidate(s) will be required to provide a current police reference check prior to being hired.