Job Developer (Multiple Locations) - ACCES Employment

Jun 12, 2021
Mississauga, Ontario

Job Developer (Employer Liaison)

Multiple Locations & Programs Available:

1. Safe Return to Class Project - Toronto Region or Peel Region 

  • Contract until August 31, 2021  with Possibility of Extension
  • ACCES’ Safe Return to Class Project is a summer program that will provide youth with access to paid summer employment, 20 hours of paid job search support, health and safety training, and wraparound supports, while they complete a high school summer credit course. The program will be delivered virtually using ACCES’ online platforms. ACCES will work with school boards and high school administrators/teachers to support youth and mitigate any possible learning gaps they are experiencing.  This project will serve communities and individuals who have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, including Black and racialized youth.  Eligible employers can access wage subsidies to support them to hire youth for summer roles.

2. Trades Connections Project - Newmarket 

  • 1 Year Contract with Possibility of Extension 

3. En Francais Program - Toronto (Conversational French Required)

  • Contract until Sept 30, 2021 with Possibility of Extension 

4. Employment Services - Scarborough 

  • 1 Year Contract with Possibility of Extension 

5. Employment Services - Newmarket 

  • Contract until Sept 24, 2021 with Possibility of Extension

6. Canadian Employment Connections (CEC) Program - Toronto

  • Contract until August 31, 2021 with Possibility of Extension

ACCES Employment is a leader in connecting qualified jobseekers from diverse backgrounds with employers across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Ontario and Canada. ACCES helps more than 39,000 job seekers each year at seven locations in the GTA. As a charitable not-for-profit organization, ACCES provides job search services that connect newcomers, jobseekers, youth, women and refugees to jobs that reflect their skills and experience.  We provide over 30 customized job search programs that meet the unique needs of our jobseekers. Our vision is to achieve a fully inclusive labour force that reflects the diversity, skills and experience of Canada's population.

We are looking for skilled talent who thrive in a flexible and innovative environment. ACCES offers an excellent benefits package, a RRSP matching program, and an Employee & Family Assistance Program.

This position is mainly responsible for the creation of employment opportunities for ACCES clients. The Employer Liaison will work in collaboration with their project team and other ACCES employees, along with community partner agencies. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement marketing and outreach strategy to employers
  • Liaise with community professionals, unions and employers to create competitive jobs, apprenticeship and employment opportunities
  • Monitor all placements, oversee training plan development and conduct on-going follow-up to ensure successful employment outcomes for program participants
  • Integrate work with all ACCES staff, in particular with Employment Consultant team
  • Provide employment preparation and employability group sessions and individual resource centre support when required
  • Provide culturally sensitive employment services including intake and assessment, one-to-one and group employment counselling and referrals when required
  • Arrange job fairs and networking events
  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Business Degree or equivalent
  • 3 or more years’ experience in job development, employer outreach, employment counseling and/or recruitment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of labour market information and trends
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector and/or employment sector is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work and co-operate in a team
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Able to facilitate group activities
  • Effective networking skills
  • Experienced and highly proficient working in an MS Office environment and with online virtual meeting platforms such as Zoom, WebEx and Microsoft Teams
  • Familiarity with online platforms and database management programs (ex. Salesforce)
  • Knowledge of/experience with internationally trained professionals, new immigrants and working with employers is a strong asset
  • Experience in business development, sales, recruitment and B2B recruitment is considered an asset
  • Experience working with youth is an asset for the Safe Return to Class role
  • Flexible to work occasional evenings and weekend hours

Job status: Unionized

Salary: $53,928.28 per annum (as per Union salary grid), prorated to contract duration

Job Application Instructions

Interested persons should send their resume with a cover letter to:

ACCES Employment Hiring Committee

By Email: hr@accesemployment.ca

Candidates should state the position of interest (including location) in the subject of the email.

Please Note:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Candidates who are contacted may be requested to complete a screening video interview using Spark Hire.

This position will be posted until it is filled. We will be reviewing resumes as they are submitted.

Please Note: ACCES Employment is an equal opportunity employer, strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, people of colour or members of racialized communities, indigenous people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Accessibility and Accommodation: ACCES Employment is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise our HR representative or hiring manager of the accommodation measures if required which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

COVID-19 Response Plan:

ACCES actively monitors and responds to the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario. We assess any new provincial and public health directions, and adjust our services as necessary.   Currently, ACCES is exercising caution to protect our community members by suspending the delivery of our in-person services, and continuing to deliver all of our programs and services virtually and over the phone. To learn more about our comprehensive COVID-19 Response Plan click here: https://accesemployment.ca/images/policies/ACCES_Employment_Covid-19_Response_Plan_Sept_15_2020_v3.pdf

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