CPAC job posting: Mentorship Employment Counsellor

Job Title Mentorship Employment Counsellor Department Program
Location 4150 Finch Avenue East, Toronto

(Finch & Midland)

Travel Required No
Level/Salary Range Commensurate with Experience Position Type Full-time

Company Information

CPAC (formerly Chinese Professionals Association of Canada) is a career service provider as well as a membership organization with 30,000 members of cross-cultural backgrounds. CPAC’s career service programs are geared toward internationally educated professionals and young people from immigrant families.


Job Description
Job Summary:

Reporting to the program manager, the employment counsellor is responsible for delivering CPAC’s mentorship program and providing employment services to program participants. Working with the program team, the incumbent will act as the coordinator of all aspects of the program, including planning, promotion, service delivery and reporting. The individual is also expected to coordinate or assist in career development related seminars, job fairs and other events and activities and contribute to various initiatives and projects. This is a contract position for a year, with opportunity to become permanent after the term of the contract.



  • Promote CPAC mentorship program and recruit participants
  • Outreach and recruit qualified mentors
  • Plan and organize orientation/ training sessions for mentors
  • Plan and deliver job search and employment skills workshops
  • Provide one-on-one counselling to participants
  • Match mentor and mentee based on interests and needs
  • Follow up with mentor/mentee and provide on-going support
  • Develop employment and placement opportunities for participants
  • Conduct program evaluation and prepare program reports
  • Organize or assist in career/professional development and networking activities/events
  • Organize or assist in other organizational programs and activities when required
  • Other duties as assigned


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in career/employment counseling or equivalent training and experience
  • Minimum of five years of professional work experience
  • Experience with mentorship programs
  • Expertise in résumé and cover letter writing, interview skills and job search strategies
  • Experience in presenting job search skills workshops to groups
  • Experience and proven ability to develop good employer relations and job opportunities
  • Knowledge of labour market trend
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively with diverse clients including new graduates and newcomers
  • Excellent time management and organization skills, able to work well with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in online research and MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.
  • Good work ethics, responsibility and accountability are required
  • Ownership, initiative, team spirit and willingness to support peers and contribute to organization’s overall goals and objectives are strongly preferred


To Apply
Please forward your resume & cover letter, with salary expectation, to  by August 27, 2021. Please mention Mentorship Employment Counsellor on the subject line. We thank all candidates for their interests. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.