agence Ometz

Ometz is a Jewish response to employment,
immigration, school & social services in Montreal

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We thank all candidates for submitting their résumés.  Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Director of Strategic Development

Ometz, a community leader in the field of employment, immigration and social services has created a new position of Director of Strategic Development.

Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as an integral member of the senior management team, the Director of Strategic Development will focus on organizational health and growth. The Director of Strategic Development assumes responsibility for the following functions and/or units: organizational development, risk management, marketing and communications, human resources, organizational performance and measurement.

Organizational development
Contribute to the development and monitoring of the agency strategic goals and objectives. Provide leadership and support in securing grants, donations and in developing new business opportunities.
Marketing and communications
Working with the Manager of Marketing and Communications, oversee the development and rollout of the marketing strategic plan ensuring that all communication activities are aligned with agency objectives.
External relationships
Publicly represent Ometz with diverse external constituencies including community, government and private organizations. Cultivate and maintain new relationships with potential funders to expand recurring revenue streams.
Organizational performance
Working with the Manager of Performance Measurement, oversee the Agency performance measurement process, recommending corrective action and ensuring appropriate reporting to Agency Board of Directors and funders.
Human resources
Working with the Coordinator of Human Resources, support and oversee the Agency human resource functions.
Risk management
Oversee risk management and legal activities.


· Relevant graduate degree with at least 10 years of experience and a track record in senior management.
· Demonstrated excellence in organizational management.
· Strong French and English written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent networking and public speaking skills.
· Broad experience with the full range of business functions, including financial resource development, marketing and communications, strategic development, risk management, performance measurement and human resources.
· Analytical and decisive decision maker with the ability to prioritize and communicate to staff key objectives and tactics necessary to achieve organizational objectives.
· Entrepreneurial and action oriented, demonstrating excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills.
· Experience with nonprofit organizations and knowledge of the Jewish community an asset.

Please submit your CV and letter of interest by March 27, 2015 to
Tracey Patterson │

Employment Specialist
Supported Employment Services

4 days per week


The Supported Employment Specialist assists individuals with mental health diagnoses, learning disabilities or mild, intellectual challenges in obtaining and maintaining employment.


· Interview clients to obtain work history and establish employment or vocational goals
· Identify employment barriers
· Develop action plan
· Assist clients with job search strategies and application to suitable job postings
· CV writing guidance and preparation
· Job interview preparation and accompaniment to interview if required
· Provide on-site job coaching and continual support to both clients and employers as needed
· Administrative duties including but not limited to: writing and maintaining client files and wage subsidy applications
· Job development via cold calls, marketing visits, attendance at recruiting events and job fairs
· Program promotion through community outreach and presentation
· Keep abreast of employment-related issues, information and best practices
· Participate in unit, department and staff meetings



· Bilingual French and English, written & spoken
· Minimum education: DEP in Special Care Counseling or Bachelor degree in relevant discipline
· Minimum 2 years’ experience with similar populations
· Experience in sales, marketing or advocacy
· Experience in employment field an asset
· Ability to meet deadlines
· Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a dynamic and collaborative team
· Access to car strongly preferred in order to travel regularly to employer sites

Please submit your CV and letter of interest by April 7, 2015 to
Tracey Patterson |

Therapeutic Summer Program Co-ordinator
Small Steps OT and Speech Summer Camp – 2015
7 week contract (5hrs/day – 5 days/wk)

Ometz has partnered with Friendly Faces day camp and McGill University to offer Small Steps, a unique program that brings together specialized services and a whole camp experience.
The Therapeutic Summer Program Co-ordinator oversees and supervises the occupational and speech therapy services for children between the ages of 4-10 years old by offering therapeutic supports to children who experience mild to moderate developmental delays.

•    Plan stagière education and training with clinical supervisors
•    Liaise with McGill Dept of Occupational Therapy to ensure that standards of stage are met
•    Collect pre and post camp parent surveys
•    Screen applicants, collect consent and intake, co-ordinate registration with camp
•    Meet with parents, inform them about program pre and post camp
•    Manage resources, assessment materials and therapy equipment
•    Supervise students through 1st placement
•    Support stagière learning and experience with diagnostic assessment, screening tools and develop treatment plans
•    Consult and collaborate with SLP’s on group therapy
•    Evaluate stagière learning

•    MSc Occupational Therapy or equivalent
•    Minimum 2 years in pediatrics
•    Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team
•    Strong organizational skills
•    Bilingual preferred
Please submit your CV and letter of interest by March 30, 2015 to

This position requires the selected applicant to undergo a vulnerable sector police check.

We thank all candidates for submitting their résumés.  Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


Agence Ometz is looking for a qualified pediatric occupational therapist to work in schools. Our Occupational Therapy program provides resources and consultation to schools, administrators, families and students with the express goal of enhancing student school functioning. The occupational therapist works in collaboration with teachers, parents, speech therapists and school counselors to help students reach their optimal learning capacity.

 We’re offering:
• Positions available, starting September 2014
• English and French placements
• Flexible Hours
• A dynamic working environment

• Eligibility for membership in the OEQ
• Experience working in a pediatric setting or schools
• Bilingualism
• An automobile


Deborah Groper

T: 514.342.0000 poste 3420
F: 514.342.2371


Agence Ometz provides consultative, on site, services to schools in Montreal. Speech and language therapists will work with students, parents, teachers, school counselors and the agency as part of a team to provide consultations, screenings and strategies.

We’re offering:
• Positions starting September 2014
• Anglophone and Francophone placements
• Flexible schedule, per diem
• Working in a dynamic environment

• Masters Level in Speech Language Pathology
• Work experience in a pediatric or school based setting
• Member of OOAQ and associated with CASLPA
• Bilingualism
• An automobile


Deborah Groper
T: 514.342.0000 poste 3420
F: 514.342.2371


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