Youth Employment Counsellor

Company
Oneida Nation of the Thames
Industry
Employment & Training
Location
Oneida Nation of the Thames, Southwold, Ontario, N0L 2G0
Job Type
Full Time
Resume
Required
Cover Letter
Required
Application deadline
03/08/2024

Company: Oneida Nation of the Thames

Industry:

Location: Oneida Nation of the Thames, Southwold, Ontario, N0L 2G0

Job Type: Full Time

Resume: Required

Cover Letter: Required

Application deadline: 03/08/2024



Job Description

Position: Youth Employment Counsellor                                                       

Term: Permanent Full-Time         

Department: Employment and Training                                                                

Salary: Competitive salary range

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

 

Posting Date: February 26, 2024                                                                                    

Closing Date: March 8, 2024 at 4:30p.m.

 

JOB SUMMARY:  

Reporting to the Employment and Training Manager, the Youth Employment Counsellor will work as part of the E&T service delivery team to manage client intake, assist with records management, reporting and communication as required.  This position will assist clients in obtaining a job, keeping a job and/or acquiring a better job.  This position will provide professional advice on job search guidance, career advice and/or placement.  The main objective is to develop an employment plan of action and follow through with appropriate interventions deemed necessary.

The Youth Employment Counsellor will primarily work with youth clients ages 15-30 years but will not be limited to this age group.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. A bachelor’s degree or college diploma in employment counselling, career development or in a related field, such as human resources, psychology, education, or social services is required.
  2. Knowledge of return-to-work strategies and life skills.
  3. Knowledge of the labour market, workplace practices, job search strategies and techniques.
  4. Must be proficient in MS Office Applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and the Internet.

 

MANDATORY DOCUMENTATION WITH APPLICATION:

  1. Cover Letter – must address the qualifications outlined.
  2. Resume. 

 

REQUIREMENTS PRIOR TO STARTING EMPLOYMENT:

  1. The successful candidate must submit a recent (completed within a 6-month timeframe) Vulnerable Sector CPIC, at their own expense.
  2. The successful candidate must submit a copy of applicable educational qualifications (certificates, diplomas, degrees, etc.).

 

Submit all mandatory documentation to hr.recruitment@oneida.on.ca.

 

  • Late applications will not be accepted.
  • All applications will be screened according to the above qualifications, including a full and complete application as requested.
  • Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
  • A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16(1) of the Human Rights Act, is preferred.
  • Oneida Nation is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Human Resources.

 

To request a full job profile, contact the Human Resources Department at 519-652-3244 ext. 827 or by email hr.recruitment@oneida.on.ca.