The Career Foundation

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Job Search Coach/ Facilitator

Jan 31, 2019
Toronto, Ontario
Early Career

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

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:1
Experience: 2+ years
Location:  Toronto
Start date: Immediately

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Work effectively with job seekers to develop quality resumes and cover letters
  • Provide one-on-one job search coaching and support
  • Conduct mock interviews with job seekers
  • 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
  • Provide coaching on social media resources, such as LinkedIn, for a successful job search
  • Respond to participant questions regarding workshop content in a positive and encouraging manner
  • Collect workshop evaluation forms from participants
  • 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

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

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