New Arrival & Community Matchmaker
Sudbury – 12 month placement
Want to make a difference in Northern Ontario? Excited about connecting employers to potential new employees from outside the region? This job may be for you.
Northern Policy Institute is Northern Ontario’s independent think tank. We perform research, collect and disseminate evidence, and identify policy opportunities to support the growth of sustainable Northern Ontario communities.
As part of an applied research initiative, Northern Policy Institute is seeking one (1) Employability Advisor for a twelve-month placement in Sudbury, Ontario. This Employability Advisor will be one of the region’s main points of contact between international job seekers and employers. They may also be called upon to guide new arrivals or potential secondary immigrants from other regions of Ontario and Canada.
The candidate should either have, or be able to quickly acquire, a deep knowledge of the regional labour market, an understanding of the immigration process, plus an awareness of current welcoming, settlement, attraction, and job development services. The ability to work with employers to increase their awareness of, and comfort with, the skills and knowledge that international employees and new arrivals from other cultures and regions can provide will be central to the candidate’s success. Similarly, a positive outlook and a collaborative and inclusive approach to problem solving are essential for this position.
Bilingualism would be a decided advantage. Multilingualism, or a special knowledge of Northern Ontario would also be assets.
Northern Policy Institute appreciates all expressions of interest; only candidates who are to be interviewed will be contacted.
Deadline for applications is midnight eastern time 22 December 2019
Potential start date is 16 January 2020
Salary range for this position is $50,000 - $60,000
Please forward a cover letter, resume and references with Employability Advisor, New Arrival & Community Matchmaker in the subject line.
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year