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Cochrane District Social Service Administration Board

Contract • Cochrane Region


  • Complete one-on-one information sessions with applicants
  • Negotiate Participation Agreement with OW participants

  • Negotiate and monitor PA activities of assigned ODSP participants

  • Liaison with ODSP staff regarding benefits and/or non-compliance of ODSP participants

  • Monitor client employment activities within PA (such as community placements, employment supports, employment placements, enhanced employment)

  • Monitor and administer supports for employment activities such as community placements, employment placements, training (e.g. ESUB, ERE, etc)

  • Monitor and administer the consequences of non-compliance according to the situation

  • Coordinate information related to labour market conditions, educational opportunities and job specific skill training in the community to assist both workers and participants

  • Promotion/Marketing of employment activities such as community placements, employment placements, enhanced employment to the community

  • Assist in facilitating a variety of employment related workshops such as job search workshops, resume writing, life skills, etc. as required

  • Assist in the development of community and employment placements

  • Provide on-site support and referrals to Employment Resource Centre visitors

  • Maintain a community resource data base to facilitate delivery of services, specifically employment supports and referral program

  •   Assist clients with available services such as fax, photocopiers, PCs and resume preparation

  • Provide informal employment counseling for individuals with diversified needs

  • Identify participant needs and goals and recommend appropriate services

  • Develop and implement programs to achieve targets set by Program Manager

    Other related duties & provide back-up coverage to staff as assigned


  • University degree in Social Sciences or related field or a two-year College Diploma in Social Sciences with related experience or a combination of education/experience acceptable to the employer.
  • Two years experience in social services, preferably in the delivery of income maintenance and employment programs.

  • Good working knowledge of the full range of programs delivered by the CDSSAB including; Ontario Works, Child Care and Social Housing.

  • Proficiency in word processing programs and Social Assistance or Employment Ontario software

  • Must possess a valid Ontario driver’s license and have access to a vehicle.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Bilingualism in accordance with the French Language Services policy.

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                The Cochrane District Social Service Administration Board is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs. The Board supports diversity in the work environment and ensures that applications from members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the diversification of our workplace are encouraged to apply. 

  • An Equal Opportunity Employer 

    CDSSAB welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 

    Applications will be received in confidence by, Sue Chenier 500 Algonquin Blvd. E., Timmins, Ontario, P4N 1B7, telephone (705) 266-1201, via fax (705) 268-8290, or via e-mail   no later than January 22, 2021.

Job Expires: 2021-01-22

Contact Information

Cochrane District Social Service Administration Board

Phone: 705 266 1201
Fax: 7052688290
Iroquois Falls Iroquois Falls, ON, Canada

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