Job Position: Job and Culinary Coach

  • Application Deadline: 22nd December 2022
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Hamilton
  • Compensation: $21.89 per hour
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to gmorley@goodwillonline.ca
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

Post-secondary degree/diploma in Human, Employment, Food Services or related field
Experience with planning and leading workshops and one-on-one sessions, ideally related to employment coaching
Experience in leading and developing a program
Experience providing client-centred services within newcomers
Experience in guiding and coaching participants through culinary team building sessions
Fluency in a second language relevant to the community

Key Responsibilities:

We are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated Job and Culinary Coach who demonstrates our values of compassion, accountability, responsiveness and empowerment; to our clients, families and each other.

The Job and Culinary Coach will lead all aspects of the Wesley Food Service Training Program, with the goal of increasing employment and labour market skills, particularly among multi-barrier newcomers.

This position is a unionized, permanent, full-time position. The rate of pay is $21.89.

Key Responsibilities:

Recruit students from Wesley newcomer programs and other newcomer focused organizations and groups to participate in the Food Service Training Program
Plan, lead and facilitate practical training, certification and hands-on experiences for the students at various Wesley locations
Provide employment coaching, including resume writing, interviews and job searching
Work with the Kitchen Teaching Facilitators for the in-person kitchen experiences
Help each student to work towards their personal employment goals
Provide exit interviews for each student and referrals to employment or other community programs
Support current and former students to secure employment, such as providing references
Provide support, encouragement and mentorship to the students in the program
Provide administrative support to all areas of the Food Service Training Program
Provide coverage for other First Start employees as required

Additional Details:

A positive work culture that prioritizes all staff having an opportunity to contribute
A supportive team that will empower you to achieve great milestones!
Fun and engaging organizational events such as our Staff Appreciation Event
Professional development and training opportunities
Full Health & Dental Benefits
Personal & Vacation Days
RRSP Contribution Program
Employee Discounts
Remote work options

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate is required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Human Resources. In the event that successful candidates are unable to get their COVID-19 vaccination, completion of an educational session and weekly antigen testing to provide a negative result will be required.

About Our Company:

Wesley is a long-standing local non-profit and living wage organization. We are passionate about our work advocating for harm reduction, housing, poverty eradication and food security in Hamilton, Halton and Brantford. We’re committed to diversity & inclusion and a healthy work life balance. We would love for you to join our team!