Hutton House 654 Wonderland Road, London, ON, Canada
Oct 16, 2018Temporary
JOB SUMMARY: In keeping with the philosophy and the mission of Hutton House, the Employment Engagement Officer is responsible for the development of employment opportunities and partnerships for Hutton House Employment Services. JOB CATEGORY : Full time, 3 month Contract (37.5 hours) potential for renewal Key Competencies: Passionate about creative selling and a solid closer; sales and human resources management/job placement experience are absolute assets Strong networking and selling skills, with proven network with local employers Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English Thorough understanding of the local labor market, education/training systems and resources; strong knowledge of employment issues and barriers experienced by persons with disabilities Excellent organizational skills Positive attitude and works well under pressure Proactive team player Advanced user of MS office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint Access to a reliable vehicle and be able to work evenings or weekends on need basis Network and build partnerships with local employers through cold-calling and site visits Develop and attend events with prospective employers Work with the Employment Services team to develop and execute an effective outreach strategy targeting appropriate clientele, and recruit employers based upon program eligibility requirements Engage sector councils, professional user groups and prominent executives for the exposure of the program Provide continuous support to existing employers; update the participants’ employment status in the database; follow up with employers on a frequent basis and update the team accordingly Provide Job Coaching and participant supports when required Negotiating with the employer, job duties, hours etc. Ensuring employment opportunity is in compliance with all required legislation e.g. Ministry of Labour, WSIB, and Human Rights. Working Relationships: Maintaining a positive, supportive relationship with all staff, participants and volunteers. Advocating to ensure that the dignity and rights of persons with disabilities are advanced. Adhering to all policies of the organization to ensure a safe and supportive environment for participants. Contributing as a team member to the overall mission of the organization and the goals or objectives of the team. Respecting and adhering to confidentiality in all communications with others. Participating in staff meetings or committee meetings and other events of the organization as required. Participating in an annual performance evaluation. Participating as a positive team member engaging in professional development as required. Reporting on a regular basis to the Coordinators of Employment Services. To adhere to the Customer Service Policy. Safety: Maintenance of fire, safety and health conditions in compliance with Workers' Compensation, WHMIS, other legislation and Hutton House policies. The correction of any offences or concerns identified by the Health and Safety Committee; reporting promptly on any physical or health condition that may affect employees, participants, or volunteers. Responding to emergencies and completion/submission of accident/incident reports on a timely basis. Maintaining a safe, clean and orderly work environment. 8. Other duties as agreed upon.