Multicultural Council of Windsor & Essex County

POSITION: Employment & Training Program Recruitment Lead

REPORTS TO: Director of Programs & Development 

Job Type: Full Time   

Start date: Immediately 


In support of the mission and vision of the Multicultural Council of Windsor & Essex County, the Program Recruitment Lead is responsible for all aspects of participant recruitment for the Employment & Training Services Department.

Under the direction of the Director of Programs & Development, the Program Recruitment Lead will focus on identifying target applicant groups, co-developing and implementing the participant outreach strategy, monitoring the application pipeline and adjusting the outreach strategy as required, assessing clients for suitability, making offers, and maximizing applicant acceptances.


  • Post-secondary education and/or degree in related field of study (i.e. Human
    Services, Administration, Communication) and/or relevant experience
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and decision-making skills
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, database management, and internet search
  • Proven experience conducting various types of interviews (i.e., phone, video,
  • Experience developing recruiting strategies
  • Experience in job/career development and assessment
  • Knowledge and experience with issues related to diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and be flexible to demanding and changing timelines.
  • Ability to speak a second language considered an asset
  • Must possess a valid Level 3 vulnerable sector police clearance, renewed every 3 years



  • Implement marketing and recruitment strategies to ensure that participant targets are met while ensuring the program has a high profile in the community.
  • Presentations to various organizations and or community agencies in order to recruit participants for the program.
  • Meet with clients to complete intake process, assessment of client skills to ensure proper placement.
  • Research and identify potential program applicant pools that fit the client profiles and develop and execute outreach strategies for these groups.
  • Identify and develop multiple channels that efficiently maximize the outreach to potential program applicants such as through partnerships with community agencies, employment agencies, colleges/universities etc.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop, test, and iterate tailored messaging (emails, phone scripts, one-pagers) and campaigns and info sessions that educate, create excitement and drive demand from potential applicants.
  • Under the guidance of the Director of Programs & Development, develop the end-to-end applicant assessment process, including screening criteria, interview questions and the evaluation rubric.
  • Screen resumes, and identify potential candidates. Schedule and conduct interviews, and make acceptance recommendations to the Director of Programs & Development aligned with acceptance targets.
  • Provide reports as required by immediate supervisor and the funder.
  • Implementation of administrative processes to ensure that reporting and communications requirements are met, including a tracking process when the participant began, progress during the course and follow up 3, 6 and 9 months after the placement completion.



  • Seeks to understand support and work toward MCC’s goals and objectives. 
  • Steps forward to address difficult issues and presents concerns constructively. 
  • Champions new and innovative approaches 
  • Develops commitment in others through participative decision making and empowerment. 


  • Participates in sector specific committees and promotes MCC vision. 
  • Develops and nurtures a strong network of contacts by partnering with community agencies, ethno-cultural groups and community committees. 


  • Demonstrates an understanding of internal and external clients and gives precedence to the needs of clients. 
  • Requests feedback and input from clients and uses it for continuous improvement. 


  • Demonstrates a readiness to assist others. 
  • Participates actively on teams, contributing ideas and suggestions towards meeting MCC goals. 
  • Is open to others ideas and supports team decisions. 
  • Demonstrates awareness and respect for others’ objectives and responsibilities. 


  • Presents information and expresses ideas clearly through the spoken word; influences or persuades others 
  • Writes clearly and effectively to present ideas and to document activities. 


  • Attempts to resolve conflicts situations collaboratively and works toward win –win situations. 
  • Builds support for ideas or changes by developing and presenting logical arguments 
  • Motivates and generates commitment by tying ideas into the needs and goals of MCC and others. 


  • Acknowledges and assumes of responsibility for actions within the scope of their position with respect to their program/services, clients, and the organization as a whole. 


Please submit your Resume and Cover letter in .doc or .pdf format by Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 directly to:
Daniel Beliciu
Director of Programs & Development

Subject Line: RE: Employment & Training Services Recruitment Lead

Please apply for this job only in the manner specified above. Failure to do so may result in your application not being properly considered for the position.

The MCC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As per AODA guidelines, individuals with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment, and selection process will be accommodated upon request.

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