Job Developer - Toronto

Northwest Skills Institute – Greater Toronto Area, ON


Who we are:

The Northwest Skills Institute, NW Skills, is a training organization that delivers skills development and employment programs for individuals seeking work in Canada’s key industries. Our focus is promoting individual and business competitiveness through skills development for:

  • Individuals seeking amazing careers, we offer technical courses and vocational certificate programs;
  • Employers, looking to hire or enhance their workforce, we offer an assortment of short duration, face-to-face training to upskill workers in key business areas, including train-the-trainer programs;
  • For non-profit and social benefit organizations, we are a training partner for employment and skills training programs to prepare their clients for job readiness and employment.

What we are looking for:

We are currently looking for individuals to join our team of job developers.
This role is key to the success of job seekers and you will act as a case manager. You will be responsible for recruiting participants to programs, managing the relationship with employer partners, placing participants with employers, and supporting both the participant and the employer during the training and job placement.

Type of Work:

  • Recruit participants into training and employment programs;
  • Assess candidates for fit;
  • Case manage participants through training and provide coaching and support;
  • Liaise with industry to build strong relationships with employers in high priority sectors;
  • Provide job readiness support to participants;
  • Introduce participants to employers;
  • Work with employers and participants on accommodation strategies to encourage workforce attachment;
  • Support team to augment curriculum and lesson plans as needed based on emerging student needs;
  • Actively seek feedback from participants and employers to help improve training program.

Who you are:

  • A self-motivated individual with outstanding communication skills, ability to work with both employers and clients alike.
  • You enjoy conversation and can easily form long-lasting relationships.
  • You have an inclusive outlook and can work with individuals from different backgrounds and cultures.
  • You have experience in job development for mid-level professional clients
  • Recruiting experience, working with manufacturing, engineering or technical sector is an asset


Education and Experience

  • Degree or certificate in a relevant discipline, preferably in Human Resources, Social Work or Career Development
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in recruitment, social work, or case management.
  • Experience working with new immigrants, youth, and barriered populations desired.
  • Experience with project management.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Certificated Career Development Practitioner desirable

Work Environment:

Typical Classroom/office environment
Site visits to employer sites


Will require access to transportation for site familiarization visits
Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 18 months

Salary: From $70,000.00 per year

  • Flexible schedule
  • Dental, Medical


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

Work Location: In person
Expected start date: 2023-10-23

Please respond with a Cover Letter and Resume to:

Only those qualified will be contacted.

Preparing you for success

The Northwest Skills Institute is an industry focused training organization.

Our programs are geared specifically for industry, making students more qualified and READY FOR WORK.

Runner to target

It's time to upskill your employees and solve your workforce problems.

Contact our program coordinator