Independent Contractor - Job Search Facilitator

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
The Career Foundation
  • Education: Teaching / Training
  • Employment Counseling
Casual / On Call
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-05-072019-05-24

Organization Profile:  The Career Foundation offers a wide range of career and job-related programs. Since its inception in 1988, The Career Foundation has steadily expanded its services.  Operating out of seven locations, we now help thousands of people each year successfully accomplish their employment goals. The Career Foundation receives funding from Employment Ontario, Service Canada, and private sector companies. For more information please visit our website at www.CareerFoundation.com.

At The Career Foundation we value inclusiveness and embrace diversity in the workplace.  We are a professional, result-driven organization that has been described by our employees as caring, compassionate, innovative and team-oriented.

 

Position Type: Casual on-call  

Reporting to: Program Manager

Number of Positions: 2

Experience: 2+ years

Location: Toronto

Start date: Immediately

Note: Renumeration is based on a fee for service basis rendered at an hourly rate, plus service tax if applicable.

 

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Deliver interactive workshops on Resume and Cover Letter Writing, Job Search Strategies, Interview Preparation, Interview Troubleshooting, LinkedIn, Successful Networking, Career Exploration and Labour Market Information
  • Conduct mock interviews with job seekers
  • Support the development/revisions of workshop materials ensuring content is always current/relevant
  • Provide group coaching on social media resources, such as LinkedIn, for a successful job search
  • Respond to group questions regarding workshop content in a positive and encouraging manner
  • Collect workshop evaluation forms from group, reporting outcomes to office administrator
  • Maintain ongoing information sharing with case managers regarding client status and progress in workshops
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications/ Skills Required:

  • University Degree preferred, relevant college Diploma considered
  • Exceptional resume and cover letter writing skills - proven ability to assist clients to develop job search tools that lead to interviews
  • Extensive job search coaching experience
  • Excellent workshop facilitation skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Proficient in LinkedIn and other social media resources
  • Strong internal and external customer service focus
  • Ability to work with a diverse client group
  • Computer Proficiency with MS Office and Internet
  • Has full business insurance coverage
  • Has access to required laptop to carry out workshops

 

Application Process:  please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@careerfoundation.org addressed to The Hiring Committee.  No phone calls please.  Thank you for your interest in The Career Foundation.   

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