Employment Placement Consultant

Greater Sudbury, ON, Canada Req #494
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
The YMCA of Northeastern Ontario is a dynamic charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of communities by offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership. We have been offering programs and services to the North Bay community since 1958 and to the Greater Sudbury community since 1936! To learn more about our programs and services offered please visit our website.

We are currently looking for an Employment Placement Consultant to join our team of committed professionals. This full-time contract position within the Association is housed at the YMCA of Northeastern Ontario’s Elm Street location in Sudbury.

Under the leadership of the Program Manager, the Employment Placement Consultant provides retention supports to clients, mentors/coaches, and communicates with employers for various programs and services. This job is also responsible for ensuring optimum job placement retention results while maintaining YMCA values. 


START DATE: As soon as possible


RATE OF PAY: $48,485.33 per year

HOURS: 40 per week


Major Responsibilities

  • Assess clients to identify their interests, abilities, skills, skill limits, transferable skills, and retention issues
  • Monitor clients progress before, during, and after placements as per program guidelines
  • Conduct on site monitoring visits to clients on placements
  • Assist with putting employment supports in place (for example child care, transportation)
  • Develop training plans
  • Provide interview support and short-term job coaching as required
  • Monitor clients progress and provide appropriate interventions
  • Develop a pool of mentors/coaches to support the clients
  • Work with Job Developers in management of volunteer opportunities, job trials, job shadowing and job placements
  • Develop new forms and materials as required
  • Compile monthly statistical information and forward it as required


  • College diploma or University degree in Social Sciences or related field
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in personal and or vocational counselling
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Solid knowledge of community resources
  • Superior presentation/facilitation skills
  • Self-motivated and a strong team player
  • Crisis management skills
  • Crisis management and life skills
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Bilingualism is an asset   
  • A valid Class G driver's license and a reliable vehicle
  • Current and satisfactory Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector


What We Offer:

  • Free Personal Membership and Family Membership
  • Discounts for day camps and recreational programs, summer camp and licensed child care for toddlers up to school-age
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program that includes short-term mental health supports such as counselling and online courses, and lifestyle coaching which includes legal and financial counselling
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Team bonding and employee recognition events
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to explore a wide range of jobs and functions
  • Flexible hours and scheduling, and hybrid work options, depending on role


If you would like to work in a family friendly environment, please apply, by website only, with a cover letter and resume by February 14, 2024 to the attention of the Personnel Committee. 

Please ensure that your cover letter and resume both specify the job title of the position that you are applying for. 
All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, you must advise the Human Resources Department.
Please note that successful candidates will be required to submit a current and satisfactory Police Record with Vulnerable Sector Check for review prior to starting employment.
Please note that candidates invited for an interview will be required to submit three professional references.
YMCA of Northeastern Ontario is an equal opportunity employer that is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment. All of our employees and job applicants will be promoted or employed solely on the basis of their abilities and qualifications.
Educational credentials completed outside of Canada require a copy of your World Education Services documents (WES) along with your credentials. If you do not have a WES document, please visit https://www.wes.org/ca/. Applications submitted without a WES document will not be considered. 

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