Employment Program Coordinator - St. Felix Centre

May 28, 2021
Toronto, Ontario

St. Felix House transitional housing program is for women who require safe, stable and affordable housing.   Residents of St. Felix House are required to participate in the One Stop program, a pre-employment program designed to ease women back into the workforce through employment counseling and paid placements. The Employment Program Coordinator will perform intake assessments for program suitability and individual career counseling for residents.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Adherence to St. Felix Centre core values, anti-discrimination policy, and code of ethics
  • Planning weekly workshops relating to employment and education
  • Planning weekly workshops related to life skills for women who have faced homelessness
  • Supervising all aspects of employment for women who participate within the one stop programme at St.Felix
  • Working as part of the house team sharing and collaborating ideas

Qualifications

  • A good knowledge of ODSP trainings as well as other agencies that offer trainings and employment opportunities for marginalized women in the community
  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • candidates with equivalent education and/or work experience within training and facilitation will be considered

EXPERIENCE:

  • Candidates should have minimum one year of experience in employment counseling.
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations is an asset

SKILLS

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Compassionate for those homeless and disadvantaged;
  • Willingness to work in a faith-based environment. 

PREFERRED COMPETENCIES:

  • A well defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills
  • Ability to identify issues and implement creative and strategic solutions to overcome problems
  • Ability to remain calm and poised in urgent situations.
  • Willingness to work in a faith-based environment

Interested Applicants

Qualified applicants should email and resume and cover letter to Kristina Nicolidis at: kristina@stfelixcentre.com

Please include the competition # 20-007 in the subject line of your email

This position is part of the CUPE bargaining unit.

This job is from CharityVillage
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