JVS Toronto is a registered charity in the social services sector providing career and employment services. Our employees make a difference affecting local communities by connecting jobseekers to employment and helping employers build their workforce in Toronto and York Region. The JVS Employment Source Jane-Finch office, funded by MAESD, provides employment services to unemployed individuals of all ages, financial backgrounds and skills to help them gain employment within their field or a related field. To achieve its goal, the program provides a range of services at one location including information and referral services, one-on-one employment counselling, employment workshops, and job development/placement services. Learn more about the good work we do by visiting our website at https://www.jvstoronto.org/find-a-job/employment-source/.
Client & Youth Services Student
35 hours per week / 8-week contract / Starting ASAP / $14.00 per hour / Jane & Finch
We’re looking for someone who will:
- Register clients for a variety of workshops
- Compile new and updated materials for clients in the Resource Centre
- Provides reception relief and coverage: answer telephones efficiently and accurately; transfer calls to appropriate staff/extension, greet clients
- Places follow-up calls to determine program outcomes
- Assists clients with the R and I , organizes library and updates resource material
- Type resumes, files; do database entry
- Organize filing room and archive client files
- Flexible hours / evenings / weekends may be required for this position.
Qualifications & Experience:
- Enrolled in, or a graduate of a post-secondary social services or healthcare program
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
- Ability to function well in a fast-paced environment
- Computer literate in software used by the agency (e.g., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- A clear Police Vulnerable Sector check is required for this position
- Under the terms of our government funding, you must:
- Be between 15 and 30 years old at the start of this position
- Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment*; and,
- Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
- Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who are part of either of the designated groups: people with disabilities or a visible minority.