Temporary Employment Counselor (Contract Position)

Job Description

Contract, Full Time, Temporary
Pay TBD,
Employment Solutions is looking for an experienced Employment Counselor to join their team!
Are you passionate about helping others achieve their goals and skilled at motivating them, in order to help them be successful? If so, this opening could be the right fit for you.
The Employment Counsellor will provide information on local training and employment opportunities, community service supports, occupation and training requirements, as well as provide support to our clients with their individual job search, career exploration and career planning activities.


  • Complete client registration and intake documents and determine appropriate services based on individual client needs.
  • Assist clients with goal setting and to create an action plan for their job search activity
  • Provide referrals to other community agencies
  • Case Management including accurate case notes, follow up calls and appointments, data entry and document preperation
  • Facilitate skills based and job search related workshops


  • Post secondary education in social services, human resources or related field and Minimum 3 years’ experience and some training in cross cultural communications
  • Previous experience in an Employment Counsellor position
  • Knowledge of Ontario Labour standards, the local labour market, workplace ethics and standards, job search and interview techniques, community resources
  • Experience using the EOIS CaMS data collection system
  • Advanced skills with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access and the Internet
  • Facilitation experience, as well as the ability to help develop workshops and workshop materials
  • Extensive attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; second language an asset
  • Own vehicle and valid driver’s permit and Police Clearance Required

Experience Required

Previous Experience in an Employment Counselor role is essential

How to Apply

Please apply with your cover letter and resume to Executive Director Janet Madume via email at jmadume@wellandheritagecouncil.com
Applications should be received by Thursday, November 16th at 12:00pm.