Overview

We are looking for skilled talent who thrive in a flexible and innovative environment to join our team. 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 in our Youth Job Connections Program. As an Employer Liaison, the individual in this position will also be working closely with the ACCES Employment Consulting team, all community partner agencies and employers.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Develop and implement marketing and outreach strategy to employers in the cybersecurity industry

· 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

· Online facilitation experience and ability to navigate virtual platforms such as, Zoom and MS Teams, is considered an asset

· Effective networking skills

· Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

· Use of own vehicle is an asset to the job; travel may be required between ACCES sites and for conducting outreach

· Knowledge of/experience working with youth, new immigrants and employers is a strong asset

· Experience in business development, sales, B2B recruitment is considered an asset

· Flexible to work occasional evenings and weekend hours

 

Important Note: ACCES remains committed to its employees and to providing a safe workplace. As of October 1, 2021, candidates for employment are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and successful candidates must agree to obtain any additional vaccinations that may be required. Proof of such vaccination will be required. We will make accommodation for qualifying medical or religious exemptions. Employees who are not fully vaccinated due to a valid medical exemption must provide written proof from an allergist/immunologist/cardiologist.

 

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Compensation

Job status: Unionized Contract Duration: 1 Year Contract with Possibility of Extension Salary: $53,928.27 per annum (as per Union salary grid), prorated to contract duration

How to Apply

Interested persons should send their resume with a covering letter to: ACCES Employment Hiring Committee By Email: hr@accesemployment.ca Candidates should state the position of interest (including program and location) in the subject of the email: ex. Employer Liaison, YJC, Toronto   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. ACCES Employment is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workplace and in our recruitment processes. We encourage applications from members of all racialized groups, gender identities and sexual orientations, Indigenous persons and, persons with disabilities.   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.

About ACCES Employment

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 40,000 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.