Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Assessment & Planning (Full-time) – Mississauga

Location: Mississauga, Ontario

Position: Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Assessment & Planning – Full Time


  • Accept referral and review the client plan/documentation as provided by the referral source
  • Create and maintain case files and service plans that are current and reflective of clients’ evolving needs
  • Provide services to adults who have disabilities and are challenged by employment barriers
  • Assist individuals with disabilities to identify realistic employment options through vocational testing, assessment and exploration
  • Instruct employment readiness programs in accordance with MODC and funder guidelines and standards
  • Deliver program accommodating individual learning styles and abilities
  • Conduct transferable skills analysis and labour market research
  • Create resumes and cover letters tailored to client’s needs and employment objectives
  • Provide job placement services including job development, coordination of on the job supports, job site analysis and job accommodation
  • Provide employment and motivational counseling 
  • Appropriate use of case management/IT systems ie. CaMS
  • Case manage services to ensure timely and cost effective service delivery
  • Complete required service reports
  • Achieve quality service standards for client satisfaction, timely delivery of service and employment outcomes


  • Bachelors Degree and Registered Rehabilitation Professional certification (RRP), or equivalent; relevant experience will also be considered
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in Vocational Rehabilitation with people with disabilities
  • Experience teaching and facilitating employment programs
  • Extensive knowledge of private sector and labor market trends​
  • Sensitivity to issues/barriers that people with disabilities experience
  • Familiarity with current methods of vocational rehabilitation, career counseling including assessment,service planning, job search skills, job analysis and job placement.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Well-developed time management, organization and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Adobe software
  • Ability to document, maintain records and write reports
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

Salary: $54,072.00
Applications accepted until: Ongoing

Send application and resume to:
Name: Kim Herrlitz
Position: Team Leader
Address: 100-2227 South Millway Mississauga, Ontario
Telephone: 416-697-8394
Email Address: kherrlitz@marchofdimes.ca

March of Dimes Canada is committed to a workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations that we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and accessibility standards across Canada, March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible.