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When our employees were asked through a confidential survey to characterize The Career Foundation, they chose these words:
We are dedicated to helping our employees to achieve their career goals. Many of our current staff members were once our clients! We’re very proud of this because we feel it attests to the type of dedicated team we have in place.
Open House / Career Fair - August 5th
We’re hosting an Open House / Career Fair on Thursday, August 5th (5:30 – 8:30 p.m. EDT) at our Lawrence Allen Centre location. Register for this event to meet with staff at The Career Foundation and to learn more about some exciting career opportunities in the non-profit sector. We are actively hiring for 10+ positions and would love to meet you. Click here to learn more.
If you would like to join our team at The Career Foundation, we encourage you to view and apply to our current job postings below.
Program Description: The Program Coordinator of The Career Foundation’s Arborist Groundworker Training Program is accountable for ensuring the program meets all milestones and targets. The Program Coordinator will utilize their exceptional rapport-building skills to develop and maintain relationships with partners and participants to help ensure program success. Partners of the program include, but are not limited to, arborist industry associations, advisory committee members, trainers, and arborist employers. Eligible participants of the program are comprised of job seekers with barriers to employment. The Program Coordinator is also required to provide employment and life skills counselling to participants, as well as other key functions.
Program Description: The Career Foundation’s Completing the Circle is a youth employment and skills development project funded by Canada’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS). Completing the Circle fosters the development of, and provides individualized support to, youth with multiple barriers to employment. Our team of Career Development experts provides links to employment opportunities for motivated youth job seekers and workers. Through the program, youth participants are empowered to find employment, equipped with tools, supports, new skills, and confidence to start and maintain work. Program participants take their first steps towards meaningful careers now and into the future. Our focus is on quality work opportunities for youth, employment maintenance and career advancement, professional development and training, and enhanced supports that are flexible and adaptable to the needs of youth.
Program Description: The Youth Job Connection (YJC) program is designed to help young people between the ages of 15 and 29 facing multiple barriers to employment. It provides access to employment skills development, education/training, and work experience.
Reporting to the Manager, Digital Strategies and Services, and working in collaboration with the organization’s third-party vendors and remote IT department, the IT & Office Administrator is responsible for coordinating the company’s technological assets, including purchasing and tracking laptops, PCs, and other devices, organizing cyber security training and alike initiatives, as well as office administration duties.
As a key member of the organization’s HR department, the Recruitment and Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for full cycle recruitment initiatives for all internal vacancies, in addition to onboarding, retention, and staff engagement, as well as leading special projects.
The Empowering Abilities Project assists individuals with disabilities in overcoming barriers to employment by enhancing their employability to make a successful transition to employment or to return to school to further their career goal. The project consists of up to 10 weeks of pre-employment workshops followed by 12 weeks of a wage subsidy placement. The Employer Accessibility Specialist will provide support and information services to employers regarding legislation and workplace requirements when hiring an individual with a disability, conduct outreach activities and information sessions to educate employers to dispel myths and highlight advantages of hiring persons with a disability, work with clients to provide mentorship opportunities, provide onsite job coaching and client retention support.
As an integral part of the Head Office team, the Communications Officer is responsible for creating internal and external communications content for the organization, including writing and editing funding proposals, developing marketing and promotional materials, creating social media content and responding to all social media inquiries, designing new website pages, as well as writing staff and client newsletters, and other duties.
The Marketing and Outreach Specialist will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with local community groups and organizations to increase awareness of The Career Foundation and its services. In this role, you will be responsible for marketing and outreaching to job seekers, especially those from underrepresented groups to help them access the various employment programs and services of The Career Foundation. A creative and innovative marketing, outreach and community engagement approach will be required to be successful in this role.
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) offers financial support to employers and businesses across Ontario to offset the cost of training their employees with a plan to deliver short-term training for existing and new employees. The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) provides employers an opportunity to invest in their workforce, upgrade their skills and knowledge and promote job advancement opportunities for employees.
The Manager Employment and Training Services is responsible for quality control, staff management, budget management, recruitment/onboarding, and administrative tasks. The successful candidate will also ensure that the Employment Services (ES) team is consistently meeting targets, as well as outline short term and long term goals. The ideal candidate must be very strong administratively and be able to thrive in a very fast paced work environment.
The Employment Specialist is responsible for carrying out the Employment Ontario Employment Services program at The Career Foundation by assisting clients to obtain and maintain employment that is consistent with their career goals.
The Job Developer Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the team of Employer Services Consultants (ESC). The successful candidate will work in partnership with the ESC team to support our employer partners in all their workforce development needs. The ideal candidate must be very strong administratively and be able to thrive in a very face paced work environment.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Career Foundation is committed to diversity and inclusion and aims to create a healthy and rewarding environment for all. We welcome applications from qualified individuals who represent the diversity of the people we proudly serve, including, but not limited to, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and individuals of all genders and sexual orientation.
The Career Foundation, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), is also committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. We will work with candidates requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.