Current Job Opportunities

Youth Coach - Youth Leadership Development Project

Are you a dynamic, energetic and creative individual who aspires
to have a fulfilling career? Join the Growing LEADS Team!

Always on the cutting edge and innovative in serving our communities, LEADS Employment Services provides specialized employment and skills development services for people with visible and non-visible disabilities and/or barriers in Southwestern Ontario.  
Our primary goal is to meaningfully engage employers and people with disabilities and/or barriers to create an inclusive, equitable and diverse workforce. LEADS has placed over 20,000 individuals in employment since its inception in 1986.
LEADS offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities. Salaries range from $41,000 to $48,000 annually and supplementary Health benefits with completion of six months of service.
 

Apply today!
Full-time (35 hours per week) position available in Lambton County.

Critical and mandatory elements of this position:

  • MUST BE ABLE TO PROVIDE AFTER SCHOOL HOURS AND WEEKEND SERVICES
  • Skills Development: Individual skills planning; facilitate workshops, develop modules, train and teach, experiential (work to learn) sessions
  • Civic Placement Development and Retention: Placement planning, placement development with and for youth, develop relationships with not-for-profit employers, secure placements, and assist the youth mentor to support youth mentees to retain them (job coaching as required). Strong marketing skills and train the trainer skills are required
  • Understanding of funding legislation, rules and procedures of the service, and the necessity to meet contractual targets set forth across service targets
  • Must be able to collect and compile data for tracking, assessment, and reporting
  • Capitalize on internal services offered at LEADS to support the clients
  • Well informed of external services in the communities that can be activated to support the client’s needs
  • Flexibility to work hours to accommodate client’s needs which may result in overtime
  • Reliable transportation required.  The Youth Coach positions are multi-faceted and involve support and follow-up to clients and placement employers throughout the catchment area which often does not have public transport. Travel to these areas may be on a daily basis and often involves short notice. A vehicle is required.
  • A current satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Check and First Aid / CPR and CPI certification; or being willing to obtain certification are required.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be able to provide proof of two doses of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation for a medical exemption or reason related to protected grounds under the Human Rights Code as per Provincial Health Care regulations

If you enjoy Working Conditions that include:

  • A diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment and culture;
  • A flexible hybrid model of supporting clients, achieving results, and your work life balance;
  • Continuous learning and professional development opportunities;
  • Influencing others and teamwork;
  • Interacting with individuals, family members, staff, visitors, and government agencies;
  • Travelling to provide services in clients’ and employers’ work locations;
  • Accountability driven with a high level of documentation and data tracking;
  • Intermittent physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, lifting, and supporting clients;

Apply today!!
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter telling us what interests you about the role of Project Youth Coach and a resume to:  hiring.committee [at] leadsservices.com (subject: Youth%20Coach%20%E2%80%93%20Lambton%20County)   stating “Youth Coach – Lambton County” in the subject line.

LEADS Employment Services is dedicated to recruiting and retaining an inclusive, diverse, qualified workforce. LEADS is committed to hiring practices that are fair, and equitable and endeavour to provide accommodations in the recruitment and interview process upon request. If you are selected for an interview, please notify the hiring committee of your requirement for accommodation.

Please note: that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest.

 

Employment Specialists
London, Middlesex and Stratford, Huron/Perth Counties

Are you a dynamic, energetic and creative individual who aspires
to have a fulfilling career?Join the Growing LEADS Team!

Always on the cutting edge and innovative in serving our communities, LEADS Employment Services provides specialized employment and skills development services for people with visible and non-visible disabilities and / or barriers in Southwestern Ontario.  
Our primary goal is to meaningfully engage employers and people with disabilities and / or barriers to create an inclusive, equitable and diverse workforce. LEADS has placed over 20,000 individuals in employment since its inception in 1986.
LEADS offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities. Salary ranges from $41,000 to $48,000 annually and supplementary Health and Dental benefits with completion of six months service.

Apply today!  
Full time (35 hours per week) positions available in
London and area or Stratford, Huron and Perth Counties.

Summary:

The Employment Specialist case manages and assists individuals with disabilities in developing and enhancing skills to seek and retain employment; assess labour markets; outreach to employers to promote employment opportunities, outreach to job seekers and the community to build trusting relationships and partnerships; provide support on and/or off job site to improve job retention; support employers in providing accommodations or clients’ work related issues; maintain communication with employers, clients, advocates and community; complete required and legislated documentation. This is the perfect position for someone with Social Services, Business, Human Services or an Educational background.

Requirements – you must have:

  • An undergraduate degree, graduate degree or Community College diploma in Business/Social Services /Human Services/Education or relevant field of study and a minimum of three years’ experience in a related Business/Social Services /Human Services/Education or relevant sector.
  • Flexibility to work hours to accommodate clients’ needs which may result in overtime.
  • Reliable transportation to provide services in London and surrounding areas or Stratford, Huron and Perth Counties.
  • Bilingual in French or other languages would be an asset
  • A current satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Check and First Aid / CPR and CPI certification; or be willing to obtain certification.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be able to provide proof of two doses COVID-19 vaccination or documentation for medical exemption or reason related to protected grounds under the Human Rights Code as per Provincial Health Care regulations

If you enjoy Working Conditions that include:

  • A diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment and culture;
  • A flexible hybrid model of supporting clients, achieving results and your work life balance;
  • Continuous learning and professional development opportunities;
  • Influencing others and team work;
  • Interacting with individuals, family members, staff, visitors and government agencies;
  • Travelling to provide services in clients’ and employers’ work locations;
  • Accountability driven with high level of documentation and data tracking;
  • Intermittent physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, lifting and supporting clients;

Apply today!!

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter telling us what interests you about the role of Employment Specialist and resume to:  hiring.committee [at] leadsservices.com (subject: Employment%20Specialist)    stating “Employment Specialist” in the subject line.

LEADS Employment Services is dedicated to recruiting and retaining an inclusive, diverse, qualified workforce. LEADS is committed to hiring practices that are fair, equitable and endeavour to provide accommodations in the recruitment and interview process upon request. If you are selected for an interview, please notify the hiring committee to your requirement for accommodation.

Please note:  only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest.

 

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