Employment Assistance Worker


Under the direction of the Employment and Training Manager, the Employment Assistance Worker will work as part of the E&T service delivery team to manage client intake, assist with records management, reporting and communication as required.  The Employment Assistance Worker will assist clients in obtaining a job, keeping a job and/or acquiring a better job.  They will provide professional advice to clients who want job search guidance, career advice or placement.  The main objective is to develop an employment plan of action and follow through with appropriate interventions deemed necessary.



Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field (deemed appropriate by the interview panel)PLUS1–2 years employment experience in services related to employment and training;OR

  1. Possess a Grade 12 Diploma or equivalentPLUS3–5 years employment experience in services related to employment and training; 
  2. Knowledge of return-to-work strategies and life skills;
  3. Knowledge of the labour market, workplace practices, job search strategies and techniques;
  4. Must be proficient in MS Office Applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and Internet.



  1. The successful candidate must submit a recent (within 6-months) Vulnerable Sector CPIC,at own expense, prior to starting employment;
  2. The successful candidate must submit a copy of applicable educational qualifications (certificates, diplomas, degrees, etc.), prior to starting employment.



  1. Cover Letter –must address the qualifications outlined;
  2. Resume.


Submit all mandatory documentation to hr.recruitment@oneida.on.ca.

  • Late applications will not be accepted.
  • All applications will be screened according to the above qualifications, including a full and complete application as requested.
  • Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
  • A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16(1) of the Human Rights Act, is preferred.
  • Oneida Nation is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Human Resources.


To request a full job profile, contact the Human Resources Department at 519-652-3244 ext. 827 or by email hr.recruitment@oneida.on.ca.

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