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15 Apr 2021

Full-Time Program Assistant (1 Position)

BUILDING FUTURES – Posted by jobgym225 St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Goodwill Niagara requires a Program Assistant for our Building Futures – Youth Construction and Culinary programs.    Under the direction of Building Futures Program Coordinators’, the Program Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the marketing, recruitment and delivery of the Constructing Our Futures and Culinary Arts programs.  The successful candidate will assist in facilitating workshops in areas such as communication, negotiation, reliability, work-place culture, problem solving, interview skills, job search, job maintenance, resume writing and career planning as well as coach and supervise participants in the kitchen site.  The incumbent will be required to coordinate and deliver participant orientation, liaise with community partners, educational/training institutions and employers for outreach activities and support program staff with Work Experience documentation and site visits.   Other duties involve accurate client record keeping and providing regular progress reports.


The ideal candidate will possess experience in employment counselling and/or recruiting.  Hold a valid driver’s license and insurance, have access to a reliable vehicle as frequent travel is required.  Prior experience working with youth or individuals with employment barriers and wage assistance programs a definite asset.

Full Time: Contract ending January 2023 – 35 hours per week

Goodwill Niagara offers competitive salary packages and an incredible work environment.


We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), Goodwill Niagara will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection, and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require a disability-related accommodation, please inform the Human Resources Department. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To request an alternate format, please contact the HR Department at 905-685-8777 ext. 22, or by email to

How to Apply

Candidates should submit their detailed résumé in confidence by April 29, 2021 to: Nel Scarry Human Resources Goodwill Niagara or Fax to 905-685-7656

Job Categories: Business/Finance/Admin. Job Types: Full-Time.

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