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Name of agency: Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton
Position type: Part Time Contract
Application deadline: 15.08.2017
About the agency:

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is dedicated to being a tireless and strong champion within the Peel-Halton Region for the appropriate and non-discriminatory delivery of programs and services to women and youth who are or may be at risk of coming into conflict with the law. As one of the leading experts in community responsive programs for women and youth, the values that continue to guide our work are accountability, advocacy, collaboration, fairness, innovation, and respect. 

Responsibilities:

The Casual / Relief Caseworker assists in managing the day-to-day operations of the Ellen House Residence, a female adult community based residential facility supporting provincially and federally sentenced women. In accordance with all requirements and standards established by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS), Correctional Services of Canada (CSC) and the Agency, Ellen House supports women in an efficient and effective manner.  

Areas of Responsibility: 

Provides primary counselling, resource referrals, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and support to all residents 

Participates in the shift schedule rotation as part of our 24 hour staffing model 

Maintains accurate and up-to-date records and statistics regarding all aspects of service delivery 

Familiar with each resident’s individual plan of care in order to identify needs, recommend changes and provide assistance that is consistent with the overall plan for each individual 

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will have: 

2-3 years’ experience in a residential setting and/or educational background in a relevant field (prior experience with adult females is considered an asset)

Knowledge of MCSCS and CSC policies and procedures is considered an asset 

Practical knowledge of gender specific/responsive programming; assessment/counselling skills are essential 

Excellent problem solving and leadership skills, with the ability to judiciously handle crisis situations with clients within the residential facility and/or community 

Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with diverse community groups and other stakeholders in order to provide inter-agency and intra-agency networking and liaising ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of programs 

Awareness of and commitment to women’s issues

Experience working with communities who face multiple barriers such as poverty, discrimination, criminalization and lack of housing 

Excellent organizational and time management skills 

Valid CPR and First Aid Certification 

Proficiency in the French language is considered an asset 

Job Contact Information:

How to Apply: 

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to lisaz@efrypeelhalton.ca by August 15, 2017 @ 4:30 PM. If you are a current employee, student or volunteer of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel Halton please indicate "Internal Applicant" in the subject line

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 a criminal record check and/or vulnerable sector search, as well as an Enhanced RCMP Reliability Clearance. 

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: Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton
Position type: Part Time Contract
Application deadline: 15.08.2017
About the agency:

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is dedicated to being a tireless and strong champion within the Peel-Halton Region for the appropriate and non-discriminatory delivery of programs and services to women and youth who are or may be at risk of coming into conflict with the law. As one of the leading experts in community responsive programs for women and youth, the values that continue to guide our work are accountability, advocacy, collaboration, fairness, innovation, and respect. 

Responsibilities:

The Casual / Relief Caseworker assists in managing the day-to-day operations of Marjorie Amos Residence, a an open detention / custody facility providing services to young women in conflict with the law between the ages of 12-18 years. This residence offers a home environment where young women 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. 

Areas of Responsibility: 

Provides primary counselling, resource referrals, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and support to all residents 

Participates in the shift schedule rotation as part of our 24 hour staffing model 

Maintains accurate and up-to-date records and statistics regarding all aspects of service delivery 

Familiar with each resident’s individual plan of care in order to identify needs, recommend changes and provide assistance that is consistent with the overall plan for each individual 

Maintains confident assessment, counselling and case management skills in order to effectively interact with the clients using a trauma-informed approach 

 

Qualifications:

2-3 years’ experience in a residential setting and/or educational background in a relevant field (prior experience with adult females is considered an asset)

Knowledge and understanding of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, the Child and Family Services Act is considered an asset 

Practical knowledge of gender specific/responsive programming and adolescent development and behaviour management techniques are essential 

Excellent problem solving and leadership skills, with the ability to judiciously handle crisis situations with clients within the residential facility and/or community 

Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with diverse community groups and other stakeholders in order to provide inter-agency and intra-agency networking and liaising ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of programs 

Awareness of and commitment to women’s issues

Experience working with communities who face multiple barriers such as poverty, discrimination, criminalization and lack of housing 

Excellent organizational and time management skills 

Valid CPR and First Aid Certification 

Proficiency in the French language is considered an asset 

 

Job Contact Information:

How to Apply:

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to lisaz@efrypeelhalton.ca by August 15, 2017 @ 4:30 PM. If you are a current employee, student or volunteer of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel Halton please indicate "Internal Applicant" in the subject line

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 a vulnerable sector search.

 

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: Indus Community Services
Website Title: Website Title
Position type: Full Time Contract
Compensation: $23.00 - $25.00
Application deadline: 07.08.2017
About the agency:

Indus Community Services is an accredited, not-for-profit community benefit organization that has served local communities for over 32 years. We are a registered charity, supported by our donors and by all three levels of government. Through our professional staff, we are a leader in the provision of culturally appropriate services to newcomers, families, women & seniors. 

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:

Position Summary: The incumbent will work as part of a multidisciplinary team developing and supporting a new youth initiative to help youth build self-esteem and positive self-identity and develop strategies that will lead to empowered, inter-connected and resilient youth, creating a climate of inclusion within their community.

Responsibilities and Duties: (but not limited to)

* Conduct focus groups to identify issues of inclusion and equity relevant to youth

* Provide input to curriculum development from an inclusion and equity lens 

* Assist in recruiting and training volunteers for the program

* Liaise with appropriate school staff and community stakeholders to generate awareness of program and ensure successful delivery.

* Develop and conduct volunteer training sessions with an emphasis on inclusion, understanding the newcomer experience and leadership skills development.

* Employ effective youth engagement strategies in all aspects of program development and implementation.

* Ensure completion of program evaluation to assess impact of program and make recommendations to enhance program outcomes.

* Input client information into database, and maintain up-to-date records of service delivery and client case files.

* Participate in community-based committees and collaborate with community groups. 

* Liaise with community & network partners, agencies & groups to enhance working relationships & promote Indus’s services & programs.

* Complete all required statistical and narrative reports

* Participate in staff and team meetings, and professional development opportunities, as required.

* Perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

* Bachelors of Social Work/Child Youth and Parenting Diploma or a Registered Social Worker with a minimum of two years’ experience working with marginalized youth.

* Demonstrated understanding of diversity, inclusion and equity in the context of youth engagement. 

* Demonstrated skills in case management, group facilitation, curriculum development and conflict resolution techniques.

* Solid interpersonal, problem-solving, decision-making, analytical and research skills.

* Knowledge of group dynamics and ability to facilitate group processes. 

* Ability to maintain confidential records and documentation, in addition to writing objective and descriptive contact notes.

* Ability to network & liaison with internal programs and external service providers & facilitate the development of partnerships.

* Demonstrated verbal & written English communication skills and an additional language (Hindi/Urdu, Punjabi, and Arabic) an asset.

* Organize and prioritize work effectively, with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision and effectively in a team setting.

* Computer proficiency in Windows Office Suite and the internet and experience using a database system.

* Current Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Screening will be required.

* Valid Driver’s License with own transportation a must.

* Ability to work flexible hours including evening and weekends.

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

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, August 7th, 2017. Please ensure your application email has the subject heading of ‘Youth Engagement Worker - (insert your name)’

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: Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
Position type: Full Time Permanent
Additional comments:

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Accommodation will be provided if requested

Compensation: 35.62/hour
Application deadline: 08.08.2017
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:

·         Teach a daily LINC class applying LINC Curriculum Guidelines, CLB documents and PBLA principles

·         Create effective learning environment where participants feel welcome and interested in learning

·         Provide client-centered, task-based, communicative programming

·         Design and provide professional, appropriate and motivational lesson plans consistent with accepted teaching methods and level of the class

·         Conduct initial and on-going assessments of learners’ needs and progress. Provide feedback as well as continuously redesign the course depending on learners’ needs. Assign appropriate Benchmarks

·         Maintain clear and accurate records of students’ attendance, keep records of students progress and prepare students’ report cards at the end of semester

 

·         Participate in LINC and agency events 

Qualifications:

·         TESL Ontario accreditation

·         B. A. or equivalent

·         Strong pedagogical skills and creative abilities

·         Previous experience facilitating ESL/LINC learning and excellent lesson planning skills                         

·         Demonstrated understanding and application of CLB, LINC Curriculum, PBLA

·         Demonstrated proficiency in using common computer applications and web-based tools

·         Ability to work independently with solid time management and organizational skills

 

·         Punctual, reliable, disciplined

Job Contact Information:

Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting reference no. 017-015 by Tuesday, August 8, 2017 to:

Human Resources Officer

Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre,

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

 

Email: recruiting@dixiebloor.ca

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

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

Accommodation will be provided if requested

Compensation: 35.62/hour
Application deadline: 08.08.2017
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:

·         Teach a daily LINC class applying LINC Curriculum Guidelines, CLB documents and PBLA principles

·         Create effective learning environment where participants feel welcome and interested in learning

·         Provide client-centered, task-based, communicative programming

·         Design and provide professional, appropriate and motivational lesson plans consistent with accepted teaching methods and level of the class

·         Conduct initial and on-going assessments of learners’ needs and progress. Provide feedback as well as continuously redesign the course depending on learners’ needs. Assign appropriate Benchmarks

·         Maintain clear and accurate records of students’ attendance, keep records of students progress and prepare students’ report cards at the end of semester

 

·         Participate in LINC and agency events 

Qualifications:

·         TESL Ontario accreditation

·         B. A. or equivalent

·         Strong teaching skills and creative abilities

·         Previous experience facilitating ESL/LINC learning and excellent lesson planning skills                         

·         Demonstrated understanding and application of CLB, LINC Curriculum, PBLA

·         Demonstrated proficiency in using common computer applications and web-based tools

·         Ability to work independently with solid time management and organizational skills

·         Punctual, reliable, disciplined

 

·         Good knowledge of Russian language is a must

Job Contact Information:

Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting reference no. 017-016 by Tuesday, August 8, 2017 to:

Human Resources Officer

Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre,

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

 

Email: recruiting@dixiebloor.ca