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.

YJC Facilitator Learn More

To facilitate Soft Skills Pre-Employment Services to youth aged 16 – 29 designed to help participants get ready for work. Focus will be on career decision–making, employability skills development/enhancement, resume writing and job search and job maintenance.


Job Description:

  • Responsible to facilitate Youth Job Connection (YJC) –Soft Skills program and mentor/coach as needed to youth.
  • Responsible for ES outcomes outlined in the ES agreement
  • Responsible to understand the Youth Job Connection guidelines
  • Responsible to ensure the services provided reflect participants’ needs, abilities and employment goals
  • Responsible to provide coaching, support, and mentorship for clients in the initial stages of employment and maintain relations with employers
  • Responsible to keep up with changes in the field, have current knowledge of the Windsor/Essex County job market and develop and maintain innovative programming that achieves the highest standards in employment practice
  • Responsible to understand the needs of economically and socially disadvantaged, marginalized at-risk youth in the Windsor and Essex County area

Duties and Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Facilitate ongoing Soft Skills Pre-Employment workshops in the following areas:
    • Fundamental job readiness skills/workshops
    • Career development/career exploration
    • Personal management (life) skills
    • Job attainment skills
    • Employment-related skills
    • Job maintenance and career advancement skills
  • Coordinate and conduct marketing and outreach activities to community agencies, organizations and employers
  • Support clear communications between participants, employment counsellors, job developers and coach/mentors
  • Document and monitor participant progress in database and update CaMS service plans
  • Maintain accurate attendance of all participants for finance department
  • Conduct General Information Sessions (GIS) as needed
  • Work collaboratively with other community agencies and employers
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of participants and establish rapport quickly
  • All other assigned duties

Job Specifications:

  • A./B.S.W. or two years related experience in group facilitation/counselling
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Experience working with youth an asset
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with participants to decide what information about him or her would be most valuable on the resume
  • Must possess effective writing skills and be able to produce error-free resumes
  • Must possess excellent proofreading/editing skills
  • Ability to work well with minimal supervision
  • Must possess skills in current job search techniques and theories of employment counselling
  • Must possess conflict resolution and problem solving skills, ability to motivate and empower others through facilitation, coaching and positive feedback
  • Must have extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of E.I., General Welfare Act, and other related community based training programs
  • Knowledge of labour force requirements and labour market information
  • Must acquire a certified criminal record and vulnerable sector check from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable vehicle

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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.