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Name of agency: Indus Community Services
Website Title: Website Title
Position type: Full Time Permanent
Application deadline: 22.09.2017
About the agency:

Indus Community Services is an accredited, not-for-profit agency serving our local communities for over 32 years. We are a registered charity, supported by our donors and by all three levels of government. 

Vision: Leaders in building strong and supportive communities.

Mission: Supporting our growing communities to manage change through quality client-centered social & health services and responsive public education.

Responsibilities:

* Provide a safe and positive environment for children on a daily basis, in a professional manner 

* Maintaining a client-centered approach, and be sensitive to newcomer parents

* Give orientation to new parents and communicate with them regularly 

* Plan and implement age-appropriate activities and routines for children in different age-groups

* Arrange for staff cover, supplies and program plan for school age children when they are in the program

* Mentor and train volunteers/placements students

* Ensure that the program meets all the mandatory requirements for the annual CMAS monitoring visit

* Check children for injuries or illness as they arrive 

* Supervise other childminding staff, ensure appropriate coverage during absence

* Ensure the room is set-up appropriately and that preparations are complete prior to the children’s arrival 

* Ensure all mandatory safety requirements are up to date and current

* Maintain attendance and other administrative records 

* Ensure updated immunization records of all children enrolled in the program is on file

* Demonstrate in practice a good understanding of children’s growth and development 

* Monitor children’s behavior with each other and intervene as needed 

* Monitor all entrances and exits at all times and ensure that children are always supervised

* Plan and conduct monthly fire drills

* Assist LINC parents and children during field trips

* Inspect and maintain toys and equipment to ensure children’s safety, including verifying recalled items

* Behave appropriately with the children, individually and in groups

* Assume an equal share of housekeeping responsibilities

* Respond sensitively to the cultural heritage, values and individual experiences of children 

* Purchase of program supplies and material

* Produce monthly reports and/or statistical reports for the program 

* Attend, promote and provide assistance to designated community/outreach activities involving Indus

* Perform other duties as assigned

* Must be able to attend meetings and professional development activities when required

Qualifications:

* Diploma in Early Childhood Education (E.C.E.) and related work experience

* Maintain current membership with the College of Early Childhood Educators Ontario

* Must have current CPR and First Aid Certification

* Immunization record and valid TB clearance certificate from a medical practitioner

* Police clearance certificate 

* Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills

* Strong sensitivity to working with children from diverse backgrounds

* Strong attention to detail and flexible to deal with changing demands of the job

* Ability to work both independently and as a team member 

* Knowledge of a second language is an asset  

Job Contact Information:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application, including a complete resume of qualifications and experience, electronically to hr@induscs.ca by 12:00pm, September 22nd, 2017. Please ensure your application email has the subject heading of ‘Lead ECE - (insert your name)’

This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Indus Community Services is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations we serve. We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.  We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Name of agency: Peel Newcomer Strategy Group
Position type: Full Time Contract
Additional comments:

The Director of the Peel Newcomer Strategy Group will work with the Central Planning Table (CPT) and Working Groups comprising of partners from the Peel community. The Director will provide leadership and actively mobilize key stakeholders including: residents, service providers (both settlement and non-settlement), community development/planning networks, all tiers of government and local businesses to support the vision and mission of the Peel Newcomer Strategy Group. 

 

The Director is accountable to the Central Planning Table and will report directly to the President and CEO of United Way of Peel Region.

Years of experience required: 5 -7 years of experience
Application deadline: 22.09.2017
About the agency:

Peel Newcomer Strategy Group (PNSG) is a cross-sectoral collaborative with a vision to create the systems change required in Peel for the successful inclusion of newcomers into all aspects of community life. The initiative is sponsored by the United Way of Peel Region. Funding support for this initiative is provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the Region of Peel, and United Way of Peel Region.

 

Responsibilities:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Carry out funding objectives, develop project work plans and project activities to support the implementation of PNSG’s deliverables.
    • Build upon the notable accomplishments that PNSG has achieved to date and lead the implementation of the 3-year (2017-2020) strategic plan that guides the vision and objectives of the Peel Newcomer Strategy Group (PNSG).

    • Measure, evaluate and communicate the impact of PNSG in the successful inclusion of newcomers in Peel.

    • Identify, assess, and inform the Central Planning Table on internal and external issues that affect PNSG’s vision for newcomer settlement and inclusion as well as the settlement sector in Peel Region.

    • Foster teamwork and authentic partnerships between the Central Planning Table, PNSG Staff, Service Providers, Businesses, Residents and Government Stakeholders.

 

    • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of PNSG’s activities and deliverables that are accountable to the Central Planning Table and Funders.

 

    • Foster a positive, healthy and safe work environment and maintain a climate that attracts, retains and motivates a diverse team of quality people.

 

    • Lead organizational management with the ability to coach, recruit, hire and supervise staff as well as procure resources and consultant services that have the right technical and personal abilities to help further PNSG’s strategic objectives.

 

    • Secure adequate funding for the growth and sustainability of PNSG.
    • Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates preparing and administering a comprehensive budget inclusive of regular reports, progress updates on the revenues and expenditure of PNSG as well as operating within the budget and ensuring maximum resource utilization.
    • Oversee the development and implementation of communication and engagement and capacity building strategies required to support the work of PNSG.

 

    • Responsible for the enhancement of PNSG’s image by being active and visible in Peel by establishing good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with settlement services providers, other community organizations, funders, elected officials, and businesses to help achieve the goals and objectives of PNSG.

 

 

 

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five to seven years progressive and relevant experience within the non-profit sector; settlement services program management experience preferred.
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant discipline is preferred.

  • Sound knowledge of the Peel community, immigration, refugee, the settlement sector and the human services system.

  • Experience working with diverse funding sources: federal, provincial, foundations etc.

  • Proven experience in program evaluation, community development and sector capacity building.

  • Highly developed organizational skills in leading large-scale projects, prioritizing and meeting deadlines.

  • Demonstrate solid use of project management principals and change management tools and practices.

  • Excellent skills in decision making, consensus building, communication, interpersonal and making presentations.

 

Job Contact Information:

Qualified individuals are invited to submit their written expression of interest via e-mail, fax or mail by September 22, 2017 at 4:30pm to:

Chris Thompson

Human Resources Manager

United Way of Peel Region

90 Burnhamthorpe Road W., Suite 408, PO Box 58,

Mississauga, Ont.  L5B 3C3

      Fax: 905-602-3651

E-mail: humanresources@unitedwaypeel.org

 

Thank you to all applicants for your interest in this position.  Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

United Way of Peel Region is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring a workforce inclusive of the diverse population it serves. United Way of Peel Region promotes the principles of diversity and equity and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

 

This job ad is available in an alternative format upon request. If you are a person with a disability and require technical aids or alternate arrangements for tests or interviews, please advise us of these needs when you are contacted for an interview.

 

Name of agency: Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton
Position type: Full Time Contract
Application deadline: 10.10.2017
About the agency:

Marjorie Amos Residence is an open detention / custody facility providing services to youth females in conflict with the law between the ages of 12-18 years. The residence offers a home environment where residents can explore life patterns, learn new skills, and develop positive attitudes with respect to themselves and others in their community. This gender-specific program provides the framework for young women to develop self-confidence, self-esteem and interpersonal skills necessary for a balanced and successful life.

 

This position is a full-time, contract position (maternity leave coverage). The Residential Caseworker (Open Detention) is scheduled to work various hours, including 12-hour shifts (days, nights, and weekends).  

Responsibilities:

Provides direct services to clients in accordance with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Agency and Residential Policy and Procedure Manuals 

Evaluates and records each youths’ development on an ongoing basis as they relate to the youths requirements (i.e. prepare daily observations, progress reports, plan programs) 

Assesses and works with clients to assist implementing a strategic plan of care and provides ongoing support – this may include consulting with parents/guardians and other professionals to gather information about the youth in order to develop effective case management plans 

Performs the role of Primary Worker for up to three clients simultaneously 

Conducts and oversees daily wake-ups, chores, school, meal preparation, programming, visits and bedtime routines in accordance with pre-established procedures 

Maintains all security and safety systems (i.e. inventories, fire checks, bed checks, etc.) 

Supervises and participates in pre-planned recreational programming and special events 

Provides informal supervision and support for Part-Time and/or Casual Residential Caseworkers, students, and volunteers to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of program services to youth clients. 

Assists in the training and new staff in all aspects of the program, including shifts, duties, timetables, routines, discipline, and the overall philosophy of the Residence and the Agency 

Keeps abreast of trends, community resources and developments in the youth care profession by participating in workshops, conferences, and continued professional development 

Performs other duties as assigned by the Manager or designate 

 

Qualifications:

A degree and/or diploma from a University or College in a related field with 2-3 years’ experience working with female youth 

A demonstrated awareness and understanding of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA), the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS), and the Child and Family Services Act (CFSA) 

Practical knowledge of adolescent development and behaviour management techniques 

The ability to maintain and encourage confident assessment, counselling and program facilitation skills in order to effectively interact with clients using a trauma-informed approach 

Practical knowledge and experience facilitating gender specific and responsive programming 

Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills, with the ability to judiciously handle difficult situations with clients 

Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well and collaborate with diverse community groups and other stakeholders 

Excellent organizational and time management skills 

A valid Driver’s License 

A valid CPR and First Aid Certification 

Proficiency in the French language is considered an asset 

 

Job Contact Information:

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to lisaz@efrypeelhalton.ca by October 10th @ 4:30 PM. Internal applications (current employees, casual staff, students and/or volunteers) please indicate “internal applicant” in the subject line of your email application. 

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Please note that the selected candidate will be required to submit to submit a Vulnerable Sector Search prior to the commencement of the position.

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is committed to accessible hiring practices. Upon request, accommodation for applications with disabilities is available. If you are applying for this position and require accommodation, please contact cduffy@efrypeelhalton.ca and we will work with you to meet your needs. 

 

Name of agency: Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
Position type: Part Time Contract
Additional comments:

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer

Years of experience required: 4
Compensation: N/A
Application deadline: 05.10.2017
About the agency:

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre was founded in 1988 by concerned members of the community to enhance the quality of life of those residing in the Dixie Bloor area.​ Programs offered are free of charge and responsive to the needs of the community

Responsibilities:

Are you the kind of person who loves to develop and execute Social Media strategies? Are you excited to drive sustained impact in the community? Do you have the passion to take our services viral through innovative online and social media campaigns?

We are looking for a “Master Builder” to lead the social media engagement of Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Center using non-paid social media strategies and solutions to   heighten awareness of our services to residents, businesses, and stakeholders. Dixie Bloor is an outstanding, non-profit, multi-service agency serving 40,000 people per year in Mississauga.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Social Media Strategist will be responsible for developing and implementing an agency-wide social media strategy by

1) Creating, implementing, and managing the agency social media plan and

2) Transforming the culture within the organization to be interactive in the digital space. 

Other responsibilities:

·         Provide sound and responsible social media content strategy and planning

·         Create online conversations through social media engagement and quickly grow social pages

·         Educate teams on platforms, strategies, and practices to achieve the best exposure

·         Ensure every interaction creatively delights the organization’s stakeholders and clients

·         Track and evaluate social media achievements through relative and quantitative reporting

·         Provide solutions for staff in their use of tools and services

 

·         Exhibit solid communication skills

Qualifications:

·         Education in Communications, Advertising, or Marketing preferred

·         Proven experience developing social media and content strategy solutions

·         Minimum of 4 years experience in a creative or digital agency environment

·         Comprehensive understanding of social media advertising and optimization practices across Facebook, LinkedIn, You Tube, Twitter, and Instagram

·         Awareness of the latest trends including advertising formats, channels, and technologies in order to improve outreach and marketing outcomes

·         Well-developed analytical ability to extract insight from data and plan short and long term steps across multiple marketing mediums

·         Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Premiere

 

·         Photography and video editing skills are definite assets

Job Contact Information:

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter with ref no. 017-020 by October 5, 2017 to:

Human Resources Officer

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre

3650 Dixie Rd. Suite 103, Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9

Fax: (905) 629-0791

 

Email: recruiting@dixiebloor.ca