Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Assessment & Planning – Newmarket/GTA, ON

Location: Newmarket / GTA

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


  • Accept referral and review the client 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 individuals with disabilities and are challenged by employment barriers
  • Assist clients to identify realistic employment options through vocational 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
  • Support job placement services including job development, client and employer needs analysis, job site analysis and job accommodation and coordination of on the job supports
  • 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


  • Bachelor’s degree and Registered Vocational Professional (RVP), Registered Rehabilitation Professional
  • (RRP), Certified Rehabilitation Professional certification (CVRP) or Return to Work Disability Manager (RTWDM) certification required or ability to obtain
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in Vocational Rehabilitation with people with disabilities
  • Experience teaching and facilitating employment programs
  • 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
  • Ability to document, maintain records and analyze and write reports
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

Applications accepted untilUntil Filled

Send application and resume to:
Gina Ng
Position: Team Leader
10 Overlea Blvd., Toronto, ON
Telephone: 289-264-4280
Email: gng@marchofdimes.ca

Please note that March of Dimes Canada has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by receiving all required doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada at least 14 days prior to the commencement of their employment, or as otherwise recommended by public health authorities. We will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or on the basis of any other protected ground, as required under applicable human rights legislation.

March of Dimes Canada is committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible. We welcome applications from qualified individuals that reflect the abilities and diversity of the populations we serve. March of Dimes Canada will proactively provide accessibility solutions to job applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.