Multicultural Council of Windsor & Essex County

POSITION: Employment and Training Program Coordinator

Position Summary: Oversee employment and training program at the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County. Includes cultural competency programs and workshop sessions to battle racism within the community.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in a related field (Employment, Education, Public Relations, Social Services) and/or related job experience
  • Experience in job/career development and assessment
  • Knowledge of local labour market trends and employment opportunities in the Windsor and Essex County region
  • Knowledge of the local community’s resources and services including services provided in the Employment field
  • Experience in workshops and curriculum development and facilitation
  • Considerable knowledge and experience with issues related to diverse populations
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Experience in overseeing budgets
  • Administrative, planning, facilitation, written, and oral communication skills are essential
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Power Point
  • Must provide a recent and valid Vulnerable Sector Check PC
  • Ability to speak a second language is an asset

Position Responsibilities:

– Assess the community’s needs in order to develop and facilitate a program to meet these needs in the area of employment

– Develop and facilitate cultural competency workshops and diversity training workshops throughout the year

– Establish networks with potential employers and industries within the community to identify employment trends and employment opportunities

– Attend career fairs and employer networking events in Windsor and Essex County to promote the program in the community

– Liaise effectively with other community organizations, institutions, and employers to leverage resources through partnerships in order to enhance capacities in meeting client needs

– Conduct outreach with prospective employers to attain information in regards to job opportunities, job placements and supports for clients

– Deliver presentations to various organizations, employers, and agencies in order to recruit participants for the program

– Develop recruitment strategies to ensure that participant targets are met

– Develop curriculum and curriculum materials

– Evaluate participant progress and maintain participant records indicating level of participant knowledge base in accordance with the curriculum

– Conduct participant intake and assessments to determine skills, interests, employment history and career goals. This may include pre-employment assessments and needs assessments to identify barriers

– Assess need for assistance from additional support services or systems and make referrals to appropriate MCC or Windsor-Essex County community services as per client need

– Identify employers who match the participant’s interests and abilities

– Assist participants with such matters as job related readiness skills, job search strategies, and interview skills

– Introduce participants and employers to assist them in creating a successful partnership

– Develop strategies to integrate the individual into the workforce, including integration in the workplace team and culture

– Provide follow-up to individuals and their employers and, where required, identify and address the need for modifications and/or accommodations at the worksite

– Ensures that program standards and guidelines are maintained

– Monitor day-to-day program budget, expenditures, and use of resources

– Provide reports as required by immediate supervisor and the funder

– Perform other related duties as required

Please email your Resume AND Cover Letter to the attention of Human Resources.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 17, 2021 12:00 PM.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes.

The MCC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the MCC’s Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of our hiring process.

Contract length: 5 months

Full-time hours: 35 per week

Application deadline: 2021-06-17

Expected start date: 2021-07-12

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: $25.00 per hour

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