Focus Community Development Corporation

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Focus Community Development Corporation Alliston and Angus
Feb 14, 2019
Contract - Full Time
Facilitates the Youth Job Link program.  Provides youth workshops and one to one support to support career exploration, personal life management and job readiness.  Matches youth to employment opportunities and assists employers in recruiting youth workers. Workshops and Individual Support   ·       Develop and deliver workshops on a variety work search topics such as resume writing, cover letters, interview skills, career exploration, conflict resolution, team work, customer service skills. ·       Work with youth on a year round basis to find job opportunities that match their skills and interests ·       Assist youth in developing a career path through completing interest tests, labour market research and identifying near term jobs that will assist them on their path to their chosen career. Job Matching ·       Contact employers regularly in person and by phone to identify employment opportunities ·       Assist employers with recruitment activities (job postings, collecting and screening resumes, interview questions, etc.) ·       Assist employers with information on health and safety, and orienting individuals to a new job ·       Provide coaching support to youth to assist them in developing work retention skills Administration ·       Maintain employer files according to agency standards ·       Maintain youth client files to agency standard ·       Support the production of reports where directed Post secondary education in Human Resources or other relevant education and training.  Knowledge of the local labour market. Excellent file management and organizational skills.  Account management and sales experience.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to perform under pressure and meet performance targets. Strong computer skills.