Youth Employment Advisors

LEAP has two openings for YOUTH EMPLOYMENT ADVISORS! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Employer Name: Lake of the Woods Employment Action Project
Location/Address: Kenora, ON
Application Deadline: April 14, 2020
Phone: 468-1911
Email: nfaulds@kmts.ca
Hours of Work: 37.5 hrs per week
Job Type: Summer
Wages: $18.00 per hour with a RRSP Plan

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

• Conduct assessments, employment counselling and work placement activity with registered users
• Market services and programs to the community and to employers
• Facilitate employment and life skills workshops
• Ability to coach, motivate and empower youth in their job search and retention
• Maintain accurate and timely documentation as per Ministry and agency standards
• Assist individuals with their employment needs, including resume preparation and job search assistance

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:

• Currently enrolled in University or College
• Customer Service experience required
• Demonstrated flexibility, sound judgement and problem-solving skills with a varied client population
• Exceptional time management and organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with sensitivity
• Strong work ethic
• Ability to work and communicate effectively within a team environment, as well as the ability to manage and meet standards and deliverables as set by the funding Ministry and the agency
• Must be proficient in Word, email and similar computer programs
• Must possess a valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle
• Must have an understanding of the employment needs, issues and opportunities within our community

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please indicate your interest in this position by forwarding your resume and a cover letter by March 31, 2020 to:

Nikki Faulds, Executive Director
Lake of the Woods Employment Action Project, Inc
25 Main Street South
Kenora, ON P9N 1S8
nfaulds@kmts.ca

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

Full Time Hours Per Week: 37.5 per week
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