Careers with UHC

If you’re interested in a career with UHC that changes the lives of others, we would love for you to apply for one of our open positions below.

GED/Literacy Instructor-Teacher Learn More

To provide GED and literacy instruction to youth/adult learners requiring numeracy and literacy training in English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies from a grade six to grade twelve level.


Key Responsibility Area:

Programs/Operations

  • Provide instruction in a classroom setting through established program curriculum, guidelines and objectives.
  • Provide student/learner program orientation.
  • Develop learner training plans and track learner progress.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments through observation, unit testing, informal and formal testing, learner evaluations, program, and curriculum evaluations.
  • Assist the Literacy Supervisors with recruitment, training and ongoing support of volunteer tutors
  • Research and review instructional materials (textbooks, manuals, software, videos, etc.) for instructional purposes.
  • Maintain program manuals, resources, instructional materials, supplies, etc.
  • Complete statistical and narrative information for reports and program applications when required.
  • Consult with Literacy Supervisors on program operational issues when required.
  • Participate in professional development activities, MAESD training and attend local literacy planning meeting as requested.
  • Promote program awareness when required.
  • All other assigned duties as required.

Job Specifications

  • Current/In good standing Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification
  • Excellent communication, written and presentation skills
  • Experience in curriculum design, development and implementation
  • One to two years experience in teaching (Mathematics & Science knowledge & teaching experience is a priority, counselling or facilitating adults in a community based group or adult education setting).
  • Excellent administrative, organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Word processing skills
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Must acquire a certified criminal record and vulnerable sector check from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Employment Counsellor Learn More

To assist the unemployed/displaced in the Windsor Essex County area through individual and group employment/vocational counselling and to provide individualized employment preparation services and job development/placement within established UHC program guidelines and objectives.


Key Responsibility Area

Programs

  • Conduct individual client interviews to assess and identify client needs/strengths, barriers and determine suitability for program/service access and eligibility.
  • Complete client intake and case summary forms and maintain relevant information on all client caseloads.
  • Develop and document individual client action plans to ensure client needs are being addressed via UHC program rationale and objectives.
  • Conduct and maintain follow-up procedures to update client status and activity within established guidelines. Document pertinent information on all files within client caseload.
  • Input client data into computer database program.
  • Distribute program evaluations to participants to assess the effectiveness of program delivery and development. Advise supervisor of any issues or recommendations.

Operations

  • Provide individual and group employment counselling and support services to participants to assist with employment preparation skills training, job search strategies, labour market information, employment opportunities, resume writing skills, etc.
  • Provide individualized job development, job shadowing/trials and subsidized job placement services with eligible clients. Promote the UHC’s Job Development Placement Services with employers/businesses within the community and Essex County.
  • Provide inter-agency advocacy, liaison and referral services to assist clients in resolving Social Services, E.I. and various creditor difficulties.
  • Facilitate Job Search/Employment related workshops when required.
  • Ensure communication on client progress is maintained with referral agencies and appropriate release of information forms are complete. Provide written client profile summaries when required.
  • Attend seminars and workshops. Promote program awareness within community through agency presentations, network meetings, Help Fairs, etc.
  • Participate in UHC fundraising activities as required.
  • All other assigned duties.

Job Specifications

  • B.A./B.S.W. or two years related experience in individual and group counselling.
  • Career Development Practitioner certification an asset.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of E.I., General Welfare Act, and other related community based training programs.
  • Knowledge of labour force requirements and labour market information.
  • Valid driver’s licence and vehicle.
  • Accredited Job Club Certificate or Social Welfare Certificate an asset.
  • Must acquire a certified criminal record and vulnerable sector check from the Royal
    Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Early Childhood Educator – Supply Staff Learn More

To fill in for vacation replacement of full-time staff and be available for call-ins, occasionally.

The Unemployed Help Centre of Windsor Inc. Care for Newcomer Children program follows a philosophy of learning through play and socialization while supporting the settlement of the child and family by respecting cultural norms and values.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow the Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) Requirements and UHC’s CNC philosophy
  • Planning of appropriate activities for children in accordance with the written program philosophy
  • Welcome and interact with newcomer children and their parents
  • Provide activities and experiences that meet the individual developmental needs of the children

Qualifications

  • Education – At least a one-year diploma in a child development program or a related field from a recognized academic institution.  (Early Childhood Education Diploma preferred)
    • Completion of 50% of the credits of a diploma in a child development program or related field from a recognized academic institution
  • Current first aid and CPR certification including anaphylaxis response
  • Current Health assessment including immunization and proof of Tuberculosis status
  • Current Criminal Reference Check

Physical Requirements

  • The job involves working with young children and includes lifting and participating in physical activities. It may also involve the supervision of children and physical activities out of doors.

Skills and Abilities

  • Develop and implement daily activities that support and promote the development of newcomer children
  • Understanding and awareness of settlement issues and the concerns of newcomer children and parents.
  • Engage children in activities that support a child-centred approach.
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits.
  • Assess the skills, abilities, interests and needs of children.
  • Discuss progress or problems of children with parents and other staff members.