FREE Webinar: Employer Services Network – A Model of Job Development Coordination

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 18, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST

Presenters: Irene Vaksman, JVS Toronto, Sadia Khan, ACCES Employment

CASIP (Consortium of Agencies and Colleges Serving Internationally Trained Persons) has developed an Employer Services Network (ESN) Collaborative Services Model. It is a unique model of Job Developers’ collaboration that has proven its effectiveness in a highly competitive environment. The model has a track record of being beneficial to employment service providers, employers and job seekers.

The presentation will provide an overview of the model’s concept and tools. The model representing a collaboration of 11 organizations that deliver employment services has been successfully implemented in Toronto and will be available for replication in other regions.

Are you BC CCDP certified? Participation in this webinar can be claimed for Continuing Education Credits for recertification.

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Irene Vaksman is a Newcomer Services Manager at JVS Toronto, part of the CASIP Operational Leadership Group and a Job Developer supervisor within the CASIP Employer Services Network.

Irene has a background in Education and HR with a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management and many years of experience in adult education, ESL training and recruitment. She oversees Newcomer Employment Services at the JVS North locations that include programs such as Job Search Workshop and Enhanced Language Training for Internationally Trained Professionals in different occupational fields. She is actively involved in Local Immigration Partnership and other community-wide initiatives.

Sadia Khan is the Project Manager for CASIP at ACCES Employment, a community-based employment services agency that provides a comprehensive range of services for both employers and job seekers.

Sadia’s involvement with the non-profit and public sectors spans over 16 years, during which time she has been involved in project delivery in various capacities in a variety of sectors including employment services, health, education and public administration. Sadia has worked for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the University of Toronto, and the Government of Canada. Sadia holds a B.Sc.Hons. from the University of Toronto and a certificate in Non-Profit Management from Mount Royal University.