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Manager, Employment Services

Job IDE5-46-74-FD-AA-1E
CompanyMiziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment And Training
LocationToronto
ProvinceOntario
Date Posted2020-02-12
Posted Until2020-02-26
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryOffice
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Description
Job Posting: Manager, Employment Services
Position Type: Full-Time
Application Deadline: March 6, 2020 at 4:00 PM

GENERAL FUNCTIONS:
The Manager, Employment Service Department is accountable for the implementation of the Employment Ontario (EO) programs and services, including planning, delivery, and evaluation of department services in order for Miziwe Biik to achieve its mission of providing training and employment services to the Aboriginal peoples in the Greater Toronto Area so that they in turn attain a better quality of life.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise planning, monitoring and evaluation of all Employment Ontario services in the department
Manage budgets and outcomes for all Employment Ontario Programs
Oversee the development of curriculum and assist in the facilitation of the Aboriginal Pre-employment Development Program, according to the Service Agreement set out by Toronto Employment and Social Services (TESS)
Manage monthly team meetings with all department staff, facilitate communication of information and focus on achievement of outcomes
Advocate for clients in securing supportive resources required to enable them to attend the program, e.g., referral and advocacy for child care subsidies/services, housing, social assistance, health care services, transportation, etc.
Oversee the Employment Services Department operations, including conflict resolution w clients and/or staff
Represent Miziwe Biik on various committees including Employment Ontario Central Region, City of Toronto AES Working Group and others as assigned
Liaise with Local Delivery Mechanisms (band offices) nationally in regards to funding requests, client follow-ups etc.
Provide daily supervision of Employment Services Department staff, including recruitment, selection, hiring and termination of staff
Contribute to team development within the Employment Services Department and conduct regular team meetings
He/she represents the organization externally, networks and liaises within the community and with funders for the purpose of establishing and enhancing positive partnerships.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Post-secondary education in related field such as human resources, employment and training, or at least four years of equivalent related experience
3-5 years of supervisory, managerial experience or program administration, with at least 2 years’ service in senior level position
Demonstrated leadership and commitment to objectives consistent with the organization’s core values
Understanding of Government Reporting Practices, Employment Ontario, TESS/Ontario Works
Understanding of Provincial Service Agreements
Understanding of Toronto Employment and Social Services Programs – OW/Ontario Disability Support Program
Experience developing and delivering Job Readiness workshops, including curriculum and materials development
Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with the Aboriginal community in the GTA, including the Aboriginal agency network
Working knowledge of employment and training needs and aspirations of the GTA Aboriginal community
Working knowledge of support services for clients, e.g., childcare, housing resources, etc.
Demonstrated ability with computer and internet technologies
Knowledge of current trends in the Canadian labour market

ATTRIBUTES:
Leadership skills
Problem-solving skills
Excellent multi-tasking, project management, organizational & time management skills
Flexibility
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Team building skills
Start DateAs soon as possible
Education RequirementsPost-secondary education in related field such as human resources, employment and training, or at least four years of equivalent related experience
Experience3-5 years of supervisory, managerial experience or program administration, with at least 2 years’ service in senior level position
LanguagesEnglish
Additional SkillsLeadership skills
Problem-solving skills
Excellent multi-tasking, project management, organizational & time management skills
Flexibility
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Team building skills
How To ApplyPlease submit your cover letter and resume via email to Human Resources at hrjobs@miziwebiik.com.

First Nation, Métis and Inuit applicants are encouraged to apply and asked to please self-identify on their cover letter.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. If you are invited for an interview and require access accommodation, please let us know in advance so that we can make adequate arrangements.