Consultant - Employment Specialist

2-3 days a week



What to expect

As a member of the Orthodox Community Initiative team of Ometz’s Employment department, the Employment Specialist/Business Consultant serves clients from the Montreal Orthodox communities providing employment and entrepreneurial services, which include employment counselling, job search and placement as well as business advising/coaching for job seekers and entrepreneurs.


  • Meet with and counsel/coach clients seeking job opportunities providing help with cv, job search and interview skills
  • Solicit and secure appropriate job leads for clients
  • Contribute to overall strategy of OC Initiative and development of strong relationships with partners
  • Promote and link the Ometz OC Initiative to all stakeholders, potential funders, clients and leaders of the Montreal Orthodox Communities
  • Write and maintain updated client files, reports, records according to Ometz guidelines
  • Make appropriate external and internal referrals to resources
  • Attend Ometz staff, team, and department meetings and committee meetings
  • Participate and attend events, initiatives or programs in or related to the Orthodox Community
  • Professional and/or personal connections in the Montreal Orthodox Communities
  • ntimate understanding of Orthodox customs, culture and religious beliefs as well as knowledge of the various Orthodox communities in the Montreal area
  • Strong interpersonal skills, compassionate and with a capacity to help advise and encourage clients to reach their goals
  • Coaching and/or advising experience in employment or business a big asset
  • Bachelor’s degree with appropriate discipline (e.g.), business/human services or related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in human services
  • Sales or recruitment ability important to enhance potential job opportunities
  • Results oriented approach a must
  • Proficient computer skills

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

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