Career Coordinator - GTA West

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
NPower Canada
  • Employment Counseling
  • Counselor: Youth
  • Education: Teaching / Training
  • Social Work
Full Time
  • Ontario - Peel Region - Mississauga
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2020-01-132020-01-31

Career Coordinator

Location: Peel Region
Supervisor: Program Manager


Career Development Facilitation & Coaching

  • Facilitate personal development workshops during training
  • Provide supplementary small group and individual coaching to participants with strong emphasis on developing employment readiness skills
  • Support front line staff in conducting in-training mock interviews
  • Support Program Coordinator in editing Resumes, Cover Letters, and Candidate Profiles and meeting agreed upon timelines
  • Support in preparing participants for site tours and employer guests
  • Conducting employment readiness meetings* 
  • Creating and developing post-training action-plans for NPower Canada graduates

Site Support and Administration

  • Assist in the production and updating of NPower Canada program materials and teaching aids 
  • Assist in marking participants projects and assignments
  • Participate in regular case management and support the Program Coordinator and Program Manager, in preparing Feedback Notices, capturing casenotes, and taking meeting minutes
  • Input and maintain accurate student information in Salesforce and on Schoology.
  • Assist with data collection and tracking, including student assessment scores, classroom performance, work, income and education status, and program surveys.
  • Support with training and onboarding of staff and placement students as needed
  • Support with welcoming employers and other community members during engagement events
  • Participate in site planning/checkpoint meetings and assisting with tasks as defined by Program Manager
  • Work with Program Coordinator to coordinate, deliver and track transportation supports for applicable participants.

Student Management and Issue Resolution

  • Work with all NPower Canada team members to maintain a safe and professional work environment for students and staff
  • Support Manager of Student Support in delivering feedback and disciplinary conversations when requested
  • Research new employment and wellness resources for participants 

Outreach, Recruitment and Referrals

  • Deliver information sessions, conduct community outreach and interview candidates for the Program along with team.
  • Provide warm referrals to alternate programs and services for students not admitted into or exited from Program


  • 2+ years in group and individual career coaching, preferably with diverse young adults ages 18 to 29 who have faced multiple barriers to employment.
  • Knowledge of/connections within the Peel Region employment and training sector.
  • Excellent conflict resolution and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent presentation skills and experience facilitating engaging and interactive workshops developed for a youth audience.
  • Open-minded, inclusive, non-judgmental and committed to participant success.
  • Proven ability to deliver diverse types of programming such as life skills, skills training, job search and career readiness programs.
  • Excellent teamwork skills and proven experience collaborating with other departments.
  • Group and individual counselling skills.
  • Must be computer literate and adept at managing information using database applications.
  • Experience evaluating program curriculum and delivery to identify what is working and where improvements are possible.
  • Proven expertise in resolving challenging and complex client service issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a safe, professional and supportive classroom and service environment.
  • Experience working with youth of all backgrounds including people with disabilities, LGBTQ, low income and racialized clients.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability and thrives in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Proficiency with CRM database applications; specific knowledge of Salesforce is an asset.


Early applications are encouraged.

NPower Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NPower Canada will make every effort to accommodate any needs of candidates through the hiring process, under the Human Rights Code. Please inform us if you require any accommodation through the hiring process.

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