Job Developer

by Nokee Kwe

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2023
Nokee Kwe

Job Description

Nokee Kwe

Mission: Nokee Kwe, founded on Indigenous principles, is dedicated to creating, promoting, and sustaining culturally sensitive environments, which encourage and support personal development and self-determination.
Vision: At Nokee Kwe, we will be known as an organization that is a leader in the provision of holistic and comprehensive services to Indigenous and non-Indigenous individuals, assisting them in making meaningful life choices.


The individual in this position will, identify potential employers and employment opportunities, provide employers and clients with individualized employment placement services and assistance, and research employment market labour trends. They will match Nokee Kwe job seeking clients with external employment opportunities and seek opportunities for Nokee Kwe clients.

Eligible candidates must have a valid drivers license and insured vehicle.
Essential Functions
  • Maintain, strengthen, and prospect existing and new employers
  • Work with Counselling staff, employers, and job seekers to effectively match employment opportunities
  • Meet with clients (job seekers and employers) on a regular basis
  • Provide timely, on-the-job support to employers/clients on placement
  • Negotiate volunteer placements
  • Produce effective documentation, and maintain hard/electronic copies of notes/files/correspondence
  • Complete reports and all manner of paperwork in a timely manner
  • Negotiate subsidy programs with employers
  • Maintain monitoring schedule for placement follow-up and financial incentives
  • Work with the team to ensure financial/fiscal responsibility with regard to travel claims, employer/client funds, and program/project funds
  • Conduct work site visits as per EO guidelines
  • Take, process, and promote/advertise job orders
  • Reconcile employer claims/subsidies
  • Assist with writing contracts and training plans for placements
  • Job Develop/Advocate for clients
  • Conduct practice interview with clients and review resumes/cover letters
  • Utilize Nokee Kwe processes when working with clients/employers
  • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings/Case Conferences
  • Maintain statistics/logs on activities
  • Meet targets as assigned
  • Actively market agency programs/services and participate in community events as approved
  • Coordinate job fairs
  • Facilitate workshops when necessary
  • Keep current on labour market trends/information and provide value added information to clients/employers
  • Adhere to privacy legislation and Nokee Kwe confidentiality policies in all aspects of work, as well as all other Nokee Kwe policies/procedures
Education Requirements

Post-secondary degree/diploma in a related field e.g., Business, Sales, Project Management
Experience, Skills, And Knowledge
  • Outreach/Marketing/Sales
  • Cold Calling; Recruitment
  • Report writing
  • Review/revise resumes/cover letters to suit job postings
  • Job carving, where no job previously existed
  • Diversity/Disability
  • Target attainment- able to meet monthly targets
  • Workshop facilitation
  • Job coaching and building trusting relationships
  • File/Case management including related forms/paperwork
  • Soft-skill development
  • Career Development
  • Community development
  • Computers/data base
  • Customer Service
Additional Qualifications
  • Effective time management
  • Code of Conduct
  • Integrity
  • Energy and willingness
  • Exceptional command of the English language
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills
  • Leadership
  • Self-development
Reviewed 2022

Nokee Kwe is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified candidates to apply, however, Preference will be given to Indigenous applicants.

Nokee Kwe does not discriminate on basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at (519) 667-7088.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Apply via email to with cover letter and resume attached. No phone calls please.  Note job title in the subject line.  Please include salary requirements. 

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Job Location

London, ON

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