A very busy community-based, non-profit organization, serving a diverse community, and an equal-opportunity employer.
The Regent Park Community Health Centre is a community-based primary health organization. It provides a mix of medical, nursing, social work, community health, community development, early childhood development, youth support and other services to a diverse community with complex health and social issues in downtown Toronto.
PROGRAM FACILITATOR – CAREER MENTORING
SalaryRange: $35,888 – $47,851 per Annum
You will work closely with Student/Parent Support Workers (SPSWs) and the other Program Facilitators to facilitate student career and post secondary exploration. The critical function of this position is to provide timely, accurate and proactive advising to support student post secondary aspirations through partnership development with high schools and post secondary institutions, campus tours, hosting career and educational information sessions exposing students to a wide variety of educational choices and career paths.
collaborate with program partners to provide group or one-to-one advising in career exploration and planning
facilitate workshops on post secondary planning including OUAC, OCAS, OSAP process, scholarship and supplementary application writing
organize meetings as needed with students, parents, SPSWs, post secondary institutions and program partners to share strategies, information and resources related to career and educational paths
participate in on-going program evaluation
liaise and maintain contact with post secondary institutions and community organizations to support student transition after high school
work in collaboration with across team Program Facilitators to develop relationships / opportunitieswith post secondary institutions, trades and apprenticeship for students in transition
organize meetings as needed with SPSWs, parents and students to share strategies, information and resources
maintain accurate and current client documentation
other duties as assigned
post secondary college or university degree and/or related work experience
experience working directly with youth within a community or educational setting
experience working with youth with a variety of learning styles and needs
experience of secondary and post secondary curriculum, requirements and systems
experience utilizing post secondary systems and application databases (OUCA, OCAS, OSAP)
knowledge of anti-oppressive concepts and their application
verbal and written fluency in a second language is an asset (i.e., Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tamil, etc.)
This position involves flexible hours to include weekday evenings (including occasional weekends).
Please submit your resume and cover letter by5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 29, 2013, to:
Pathways to Education Program
411 Parliament Street 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON M5A 3A1
Fax: (416) 642-1577
No phone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position,
however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
August 29, 2013 (All day)