Youth Employment Counsellor

  • CompanyOneida Nation of the Thames
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Education / CredentialsBachelor's degree or college diploma in employment counselling, career development or in a related field
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline11/28/2023

Job Description

Position: Youth Employment Counsellor

Term: Permanent Full-Time

Department: Employment and Training

Salary: Competitive salary range

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

Posting Date: November 15, 2023

Closing Date: November 28, 2023 at 4:30p.m.


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.


  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.


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


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

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  • 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