Coordinator, Programs Career Support

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Ontario East
Ontario South (Greater Toronto)
Ontario North
Ontario West
Ontario and Quebec
Job description

Under the direction of the Manager, Career Support Program will assist in the research, development and implementation of the Career Support Program. This position requires a superior level of accuracy, confidentiality, sound judgment and diplomacy.

Working closely with management, staff, volunteers, as well as Talent Pool themselves, the Coordinator will be afforded the opportunity to refine the deliverables and partner engagement execution.  This will require a sound understanding of existing partner provided programs but also a willingness to try new approaches to collaborate and deliver to the Talent Pool, as they Prepare, Work and Engage in Innovation.   The successful candidate must possess the necessary skills to work effectively in a not-for-profit setting, as part of an inclusive, empowered culture where every team member feels valued, respected and engaged.


Essential Functions

The position entails, but is not limited to the following general responsibilities:

  • Lead the design planning and coordination of all program of events related to CNIB"s Career Support Program the intersection of CNIB Provided vs Partner Provided workshops and events.
  • Regular follow up with potential and current partner participants by phone, email and in person
  • Respond to program inquiries as well as capture to management tools
  • Lead in the development of program materials
  • Conducts Internet and other research on a variety of topics as required
  • Produces ad hoc reports and presentations as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Proven time management and organization skills; amenable to changing priorities, deadlines and procedures.
  • Advanced computer skills, with proficiency in MS Office software including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Proficiency/working knowledge of Salesforce an asset
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Customer service oriented with well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Excellent administrative, time-management and organizational interpersonal skills
  • Professional attitude, results oriented, self-directed and flexible.
  • Demonstrates mature and sensitive nature, as well as emotional and social stability when dealing with the needs of persons experiencing vision loss and other functional challenges.
  • Proven knowledge of existing programs and program providers to establish/re-establish working relationships (Required)
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to travel independently within the region via public transit or car (taxi, Uber etc.)
  • Language fluency – Written and Oral (English), French & English an asset (preferred)


Experience and Education:

  • Minimum Post-Secondary education or equivalent experience.
Working conditions
  • General office environment
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Occasional travel within the region (30%)
Application and contact information

CNIB strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. CNIB is committed to following recruitment and selection practices based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion ensuring that all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment with CNIB.

To help ensure that this commitment is met, CNIB is committed to working with all candidates that require an accommodation. If you require an accommodation, please let us know what accommodation you require and CNIB will work with you to meet your needs at every stage of the recruitment and selection process.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact

Please send cover letter and resume, and mention how you learned of this position.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to pass a standard Criminal Record Check.

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