Community Connections - Career Developer

Newcomer Centre of Peel, 165 Dundas Street West, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Req #15
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Main Duties & Responsibilities


  1. Market program participants to employers in order to obtain permanent or part-time employment opportunities
  2. Conduct one-on-one intake and assessments to assist clients in determining employment needs including: identifying interests and abilities, education and employment status, language proficiency, clarifying employment opportunities, identifying steps to becoming employable by determining most appropriate employment, educational/vocational/training needs. This can be done virtually or in person
  3. Provide program participants employment consultation including labour market information, cross-cultural competencies, volunteer opportunities, interview skills, resume writing skills, and necessary marketing tools to assist them in successfully obtaining work placement opportunities and/or employment
  4. Organize and support career exploration workshops and activities, including but not limited to financial literacy and Canadian workplace culture
  5. Develop strong business relationships with prospective host companies/employers using various strategies
  6. Maintain a computerized employer and client database system to track placement and volunteering opportunities
  7. Liaise with both client and employers while managing all aspects of career development
  8. Work collaboratively with NCP teams especially Labour Market Access for Newcomers department and refer clients to other department when necessary.
  9. Perform full life-cycle career development, which includes creating all documents from intake to case management
  10. Maintain accurate and specific case notes on activity of each client
  11. Make follow-up contact to program participants after completion of program
  12. Contribute constructively to program outreach efforts and projects
  13. Conduct employer outreach by attending networking events, visiting companies/employers, while developing new lines of communication with new employers
  14. Travel to and from employer to acquire new business and maintain current business
  15. Research and collect up-to-date labour market information and communicate findings to staff and clients
  16. Collect and create a master list of youth employment data and follow-up results
  17. Ability to speak a second language considered as an asset
  18. Support other team members as needed
  19. Be familiar with and support other departments and their functions
  20. Complete reports and templates as required
  21. Other duties as assigned.



  1. University or college degree in social sciences, business administration, marketing or public administration along with minimum 2 years of experience in job development and/or Youth Engagement or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  2. Knowledge of labour market issues and trends as they relate to the geographic, demographic and economic aspects of the labour market in Peel, Halton and GTA
  3. Knowledge of the youth programs and culture, social services/immigrant-serving sector of Peel Region/GTA
  4. Capability to handle multiple priorities and able to work in a fast-paced environment professionally with minimal supervision
  5. Proficient computer skills and ability to use Microsoft Office (all applications), ZOOM, and social media competency
  6. Excellent English communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  7. Strong interpersonal, organizational and people skills
  8. Sensitivity to and understanding of immigrant issues
  9. Driver’s License and access to a vehicle are required.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Newcomer Centre of Peel, 165 Dundas Street West, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada