Employment Support Worker
March of Dimes - Toronto, ON

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March of Dimes is a community-based rehabilitation and advocacy charity for people with physical disabilities.Our goal is to enhance the independence and community participation of people with physical disabilities every day through a wide range of programs and services across the country.

Employment Support Worker - On-call, Casual Position

Location: Greater Toronto Area (with possible travel outside of GTA)

Duties:

The Employment Support Worker works as part of the Vocational Rehabilitation Team to provide a variety of employment supports to consumers in work trials and employment, including but not limited to:

  • Receiving/reviewing consumer files, employment plan, description of workplace, and progress reports
  • Providing support on site in workplace environments, job and job site analysis
  • Complete assigned tasks to identify need for workplace supports, possible support solutions and the service plan
  • Implementing service solutions to meet client needs, including on site coaching at place of employment as assigned
  • Documenting workplace activities objectively
  • Assist employer to implement natural supports and to assume ongoing supervision and training of the consumer
  • Employer relations – receive employer feedback regarding consumer’s performance and OMOD services
  • Identify potential employment programs/services and assist with needs analysis and/or surveys as requested

Qualifications:

  • One year experience in vocational rehabilitation work with persons who have disabilities
  • Current College student or grad of Social Services program
  • Experience teaching and coaching adults an asset
  • Valid Ontario driver's license
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal skills, basic computer skills
  • Sensitivity to needs of employers, referral sources

Salary Range: $16.84/hour

Applications accepted until: March 31, 2013

Send application to:
Tim McCrimmon, Office Administrator

As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, Ontario March of Dimes encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities.


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