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

Employment Specialist – Orthodox Community

21 hours per week

The Employment Specialist’s role is to facilitate job search and acquisition for members of the Orthodox community concentrating on employment counselling, job development and placement.


  • To meet, interview and assess needs of client with a sensitivity and knowledge of Orthodox practices in order to provide a comfortable  environment for the Orthodox job seeker
  • To counsel, advise, make recommendations (cv, career advice, skills) and create an action plan based on client needs to help client reach his employment goals
  • To triage client to appropriate internal or external resources
  • To act as Case Manager and advocate for the client throughout the job search process
  • To help client match skills and abilities with job opportunities and refer clients to job opportunities
  • To outreach to businesses to promote hiring of Orthodox job seekers
  • To outreach to synagogues and organizations in the Orthodox community to promote the program and develop a comfort level for Orthodox job seekers to use Ometz services
  • To maintain and build database files for both clients and employers, write professional progress notes, provide statistical data for performance and program measurement and write program reports when required
  • Attend Ometz staff, team and department meetings


  • Deep knowledge of and sensibility to Orthodox practices and customs
  • Strong Sales and communication skills for job development and client outreach
  • Fluent English (written and spoken). Spoken Yiddish an asset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Computer literate and ability to manage database files
  • Employment experience in recruiting/ placement a key asset
  • Experience in employment counselling an asset

Please submit your CV and letter of interest by November 25, 2016 to
Lois Liverman |

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

Unpaid Internship – Research and Marketing

Ometz is looking for a university student in Communications or Administration Studies or a related field to assist the ProMontreal Entrepreneurs Program. The Intern, under the supervision of the Program Manager, will coordinate the creation of communication tools for use by entrepreneurs and/or intrapreneurs which allow for more effective research and support both in person and online.  The Intern will assist the Program Manager, Entrepreneurship with the following duties:


•    Research trends in entrepreneurship
•    Synthesize research findings for the development of Young Entrepreneur Programs
•    Write content to be featured on blog, website and social media
•    Prepare infographics
•    Prepare presentations
•    Support the development and implementation of internal and external communication tools
•    Identify potential untapped networks and partnership (blogs, social networks…)
•    Support website updates


•    Work experience related to Communications, Administration, Marketing
•    Detail-oriented in reading, writing and editing
•    Strong verbal communication skills
•    Excellent organizational skills
•    English, both written and spoken
•    Knowledge/experience in non-profit sector is an asset

* Position is non-remunerated, ideal candidates will be eligible to receive course credits toward their university degree.

Please submit your CV and letter of interest by November 15, 2016 to
Katherine Korakakis |

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

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