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Job Developer – Pivot (Toronto, ON)

Job Title: Job Developer
Location: Toronto, ON
Program: Pivot
Salary Range: $54,018 - $55,924
Job Type: Permanent; Full-Time
Who is CCRW: 
Creative. Innovative. Inclusive. Our team of motivated professionals are paving the way to a fully inclusive nation because we believe that disability should never stand in the way of ambition.     We drive solutions-focused approaches from coast to coast, delivering hands-on programming in local communities and fostering inclusive business partnerships. As leaders influencing policy change from across Canada to the U.N., CCRW employees enjoy diversity and flexibility in their roles. Our welcoming culture recognizes the passion and optimism of our teams, and we know that a healthy work-life balance is key to personal and professional growth.    Join us as we continue to deliver service excellence across Canada.   
The Role: 
  The Job Developer is a dynamic self-motivated individual able to establish and maintain relationships with business stakeholders from a variety of industries. The Job Developer has a background in sales, recruitment and/or job development. The Job Developer is confident in performing cold calling and employer outreach and can broker meaningful employment opportunities for our client base.      The Job Developer secures employment opportunities for a diverse client base of jobseekers with disabilities. The Job Developer works in a team setting with the Employment Counsellor, job seekers with disabilities, and employers, focusing on securing employment opportunities and engaging business stakeholders.     
The main accountabilities for this position include but are not limited to: 
  • Build out employer contacts and create opportunities. Working in close partnership with employers in a range of sectors you have researched and connected with, you will: 
  • Identify recruitment and hiring needs.  
  • Develop an understanding of workplace needs and job tasks. 
  • Working with the Employment Counsellor, identify appropriate clients for potential employment and educate employers on limitations. 
  • Create, maintain, and consistently nurture a database of employers, roles, and requirements to ensure future growth. 
  • Provide direct services to job seekers with disabilities. You will collaborate with the team to engage and prepare clients. You will: 
  • Develop relationships with employers and recruiters to support with post-application follow-up  
  • Working with the Employment Counsellor, provide direct support to job seekers with disabilities including support with career exploration, resume writing, interview preparation, job search, onboarding and follow-up 
  • Facilitate employer led workshops from end-to-end. 
  • Engage clients and employers via social media postings. 
  • Coordinate and facilitate job fair events. 
  • Communicate. You will foster trusting and reliable relationships with clients, potential employers, community support resources, and the team, maintaining open and transparent lines of communication. You will participate in team meetings and case reviews. You will perform regular, timely updates, and submit reporting to funders. 
 
Requirements to be considered for this job: 
  • The education. You have post-secondary education or equivalent in fields such as (but not limited to) Social Sciences, Kinesiology, Community Rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychology, Social Work, Education, or a related discipline. 
  • The experience. You have 2-3 years of experience in employment services, career and employment counselling, job development, or job placement. You have demonstrable strengths in networking, researching, cold-calling, and requirements gathering. You can manage timely creation and submission of accurate clinical documentation and demonstrated caseload management and leadership. 
  • The knowledge. You are familiar with employment barriers related to disability, workplace accommodations, and return-to-work programming. You have a strong understanding of the labour market, ideally with insights into the financial and governmental sectors. You may have exposure to marketing, government programming, and program facilitation. 
  • The compassion. You exhibit a high level of emotional intelligence, cultural sensitivity, and an awareness of barriers to success, including learning limitations. You may have experience working with clients with adult-onset disabilities and familiarity with the impact this has on clients searching for work.  
  • The technical skills. You are proficient with Microsoft Office. You are comfortable navigating social media platforms for business such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter as well as job search sites including Glassdoor, Indeed, and CareerBuilder. 
  • The communication and relationship building. You have outstanding written and verbal skills. You can make connections with peers, leaders, and stakeholders. You can facilitate decision-making, influence without authority, collaborate across teams, and achieve results through effective negotiation and problem-solving. You can work both autonomously as well as part of an interdisciplinary team.  
  • The administrative requirements. You have a satisfactory clearance under a vulnerable sector background check. You have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle. 
  • All CCRW staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire in accordance with CCRW’s Vaccination Policy  
  Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and current resume with salary expectations to: Careers@ccrw.org We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  CCRW embraces and celebrates our country’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. CCRW is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse stakeholders, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.  
CCRW Perks Included:
Benefits:
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flextime
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Store discount
  • Vision care

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