Employment Placement Consultant - Facilitator

Greater Sudbury, ON, Canada Req #417
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
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 - Facilitator 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 – Facilitator prepares clients for employment through the facilitation of employment and lifeskill based workshops, and/or through referrals to community resources. This job is responsible for developing curriculums (classroom and one-on-one instruction), facilitating workshops, evaluating client progress, and implementing activities to recognize client accomplishments.


START DATE: As soon as possible


RATE OF PAY: $48,485.33 per year

HOURS: 40 per week


Major Responsibilities

  • Establish and communicate objectives for all program workshops
  • Prepare training systems, course materials and supplies for training sessions
  • Facilitate training using various adult learning methods including life skills and employability skills
  • Deliver curriculum according to content and standards of the program
  • Guide trainees in applying their newly acquired skills and knowledge on the job
  • Maintain case note documentation, workshop attendance and confidential data
  • Maintain effective and efficient record-keeping
  • Compile and report evaluation feedback


  • College diploma or University degree in Career Development or related field (Child & Youth Worker, Employment Counselling, Social Work)
  • Completion of Adult Education Certificate/Training and Development Certificate or in progress considered an asset
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Harm Reduction, Stages of Change and Motivational Interviewing considered an asset
  • Crisis management and life skills
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working directly with individuals facing multiple barriers to employment
  • Minimum of two (2) years facilitating career development and youth employment workshops
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (some positions require French communication skills)
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Bilingualism is an asset
  • Valid G class drivers license and access to a vehicle
  • Solid knowledge of appropriate health and safety standards and code
  • Current and satisfactory Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector

If you would like to work in a family friendly environment, please apply, by website only, with a cover letter and resume by June 6, 2023 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. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $48,485.33
Location on Google Maps
  • Greater Sudbury, ON, Canada