Employment & Youth Programs Assistant
John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington
Waterloo, ON
Monday, April 15, 2019

YOUTH CANADA SUMMER JOB
  • EMPLOYMENT & YOUTH PROGRAMS ASSISTANT
Applications are currently being accepted from youth between the ages of 15 – 30 (at the start of employment)
for the position of Youth Canada Summer Job - Employment & Youth Programs Assistant. The individual will
provide assistance to our Employment Ontario Employment Service team and youth focused programs at our
Cambridge site. The position will be 35 hours/week for 16 weeks at $14 per hour, reporting to the Program
Manager -Youth, Employment & Family Services, and working under the direction of the Employment Services
Team Lead and Youth Services Team Lead(s). The position will begin on Monday, May 13, 2019 and end on
Friday, August 30, 2019. Please note this job opening is subject to receiving Service Canada Youth Summer Job
funding.

Duties will include:
  • Researching current best practice in the employment sector to meet client needs, with an emphasis
on employment supports for youth with multi-barriers.

  • Assisting in the development of Employment workshops including current research of best practices
  • Assisting in the facilitation of Employment workshops, with an emphasis on employment workshops
for youth with multi-barriers

  • Acting as a support and mentor to youth with multi-barriers involved in summer employment
programs

  • Supporting the outreach and marketing for employment programs to potential clients, with an
emphasis on youth with multi-barriers

  • Supporting the outreach and marketing for employment programs to potential employers, with an
emphasis on youth-friendly employers

  • Providing support to the Resource room including supporting clients in resume development, job
search and linkages to program

  • Supporting the case management of clients involved in employment programs with an emphasis on
youth with multi-barriers involved in summer employment programs

Candidates should possess:
  • Research and analytical skills, ability to follow direction, and meet deadlines
  • Some marketing and/or sales experience
  • Well-developed interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • A strong commitment to customer service
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office ®, internet searches, database systems, and Outlook®
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a service delivery team
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Be between the ages of 15 – 30 at the start of the employment
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred
under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment, and

  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of the employment and be legally entitled to work in
Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Interested candidates should submit résumés by email in PDF format no later than Monday, April 29, 2019 at

4:30PM EST to resumes@waterloo.johnhoward.on.ca.. The job title should be included in the subject line of the email.
We are an equal opportunity employer. While we thank all applicants, only those invited for an interview will be
contacted. If you have a disability and require support during the selection process, you are encouraged to identify

your needs if you are selected for an interview.