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Name of agency: Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS)
Website Title: PCHS
Position type: Full Time Contract
Additional comments:

About Position:

 

Integrated Seniors Team (IST) Program is a partnership project with Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS), Services and Housing in the Province (SHIP) and Peel Senior Link (PSL) to provide supportive and health services that maximize the ability of high risk seniors to live independently in their homes. IST Case Manger will provide risk assessment and education and, connect the clients with mental health services, personal support services, supportive housing options and other community services, as required. IST Case Manager will closely work with program partners using Integrated Holistic Service Delivery Model to serve the South Asian seniors in the CW LHIN boundaries. 

Position Type: 6 months’ contract position (covering maternity leave)

Report to: Supervisor – Geriatrics Team

Job posting# IST-CM-017/2017-18

Years of experience required: 2-3 years preferred
Application deadline: 21.01.2018
About the agency:

Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS) is a pioneer community based not for profit, charitable organization. PCHS has been fulfilling needs of the diverse communities for the past 27 years by providing services in the areas of addictions, mental health, geriatric, health promotion, domestic violence, parenting, settlement and services for women, children and youth. PCHS has a number of research studies to its credit and is recognized as an innovative organization for community development and for its Integrated Holistic Service Delivery Model. PCHS is accredited by Commission of Accreditation Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International and Imagine Canada.

Responsibilities:

The Case Manager will work collaboratively with the partnership to provide prompt and appropriate access to services for the high risk seniors. The Case Manager will provide both intensive and non-intensive services depending on client needs, which include but are not limited to the following:

·       Assess client needs

·       Home visiting as required

·       Service care planning based on client’s needs and goals

·       Teaching independent living skills and social skills

·       Symptom management

·       Linking with appropriate community resources and natural supports

·       Crisis prevention/ intervention

·       Use Inter RAI-CHA and other assessment tool

·       Case Management functions (outreach and client identification, comprehensive individualized assessment and planning, direct service provision, coordination and support, monitoring and evaluation, systems advocacy and discharge planning)

·       Program development and capacity building

·       Monitor and regularly review and if appropriate revise service plans with clients to facilitate the provision of services that are relevant

·       Participate effectively in staff and other designated internal meetings

·       Participate in IST meetings with SHIP and Peel Senior Link

System Advocacy:

·       Assists clients in identifying and advocating for their rights

·       Advocate on behalf of client where necessary

Administrative:

·       Maintain client files and documentation as per agency policies, procedures, standards and guidelines

·       Collection of data that are appropriate and relevant to the program

Professional Development:

·       Set performance and development goals aligned with program requirement

·       Participate in regular supervision with supervisor

 

·       Attend relevant conferences, workshops and other in-service events as appropriate and approved 

Qualifications:

Qualifications/ Requirements:

Education and Experience:

·       Diploma or Degree in social work or related field

·       Understanding and knowledge of the needs of the seniors

·       Ability to work in collaboration with partner agencies

·       Experience in crisis management and supportive counselling

Proficiency in Technology:

·       Excellent working skills of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet and email

·       Familiarity with Cloud technology and Share-Point is an asset

Interpersonal Skills:

·       Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization

·       Superior time management skills, multi-tasking and ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision

·       Excellent written and verbal skills

·       Ability to work independently, as well as in a team

Requirements:

·       A current police record check

·       Valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle with valid insurance

·       Fluency in Hindi, Urdu, or Punjabi languages is an asset

 

·       Current CPR/ First-Aid certification

Job Contact Information:

OTF_HORZTL_CLR_W_Spacing_MD[1]Hours: Full time, some evenings and weekends work is required

Position to commence: February 5, 2018

Please submit resume by January 21, 2018 to the Hiring Committee at:

E-mail: jasmin@pchs4u.com

Please add Job posting# IST-CM-017/2017-18 to the email subject line and cover letter

 

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

 

 

PCHS is committed to diversity in its workplaces and welcomes applications from all visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, LGBTQ, persons with disabilities among other self-identified diverse groups. We also provide accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at jasmin@pchs4u.com

Name of agency: Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton
Position type: Volunteer
Application deadline: 28.02.2018
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 Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is actively looking for interested and qualified community members to join its dynamic and diverse Board of Directors. The Board of Directors provide strategic leadership to the Agency by committing to excellence in governance and ensuring the Agency’s organization health for optimum achievement of its goals and mandate.

Board Members Commitment:

  • Attend regularly scheduled board meetings on a monthly basis (2 hours in the evening from 6pm-8pm)
  • Preparing for regular and sub-committee meetings
  • Contributing to and joining board committee meetings
  • Representing  the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton at community events and other functions
Qualifications:

Skills and Competencies -- in addition to being recognized in their own fields and/or experience and expertise, the candidates are expected to demonstrate: 

Understanding of Board Governance Practices 

Experience in the non-for profit sector, corporate sector, and/or non-profit Boards 

Demonstrated Leadership Roles within a Board Structure 

Ability to work cohesively and effectively to actualize the mission and mandate of the Agency 

The Board is currently seeking candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: 

Financial Management

Human Resources Management

Resources and Community Development

Policy Development 

Government and Funding Relations 

 

Job Contact Information:

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume via email to the Executive Director, Deborah Riddle at driddle@efrypeelhalton.ca by February 28, 2018.

 

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 Permanent
Additional comments:

Job Position: Volunteer Services Coordinator

Department: Human Resources & Strategic Development

Status: Full-Time – 35 hours per week

Compensation:  $23.00 - $25.00 per hours, plus a generous RRSP plan, group health benefits and professional development support

Years of experience required: 2 - 4 years
Application deadline: 31.01.2018
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.

Position Summary:

The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and leadership of Indus’ volunteer resources to assist in the delivery of the organization’s programs and services. This includes coordinating the Friendly Visiting program and directly managing volunteers, and providing guidance, support, resources, and tools to staff who supervise volunteers. The incumbent is responsible for establishing a core group of volunteers to deliver key volunteer program priorities.

 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities and Duties: (but not limited to)

  • Responsible for the recruitment, training, matching, retention and support of volunteers.
  • Promoting the volunteer program to gain community support for the program and the organization.
  • Liaising with volunteers and clients and act as the first point of contact for volunteer related inquiries.
  • Providing orientation and on-going training of volunteers to increase their understanding of Indus, our clients, services and the role and responsibilities of volunteers.
  • Maintaining the volunteer database using Sumac and hard copy of volunteer files.
  • Ensuring program policies, procedures and standards are followed and records of volunteer hours are maintained according to established procedures.
  • Ensuring confidentiality and privacy requirements are maintained to highest level and that volunteers understand and adhere to the requirements.
  • Ensuring that monthly and annual volunteer service targets are managed and met.
  • Providing regular statistical and program reports on the organization’s volunteer programs and initiatives.
  • Ensuring that service delivery meets client expectations and program standards.
  • Evaluating volunteers and their experience with the organization.
  • Coordinating the Friendly Visiting program to ensure effective service delivery including:
  • Planning, coordination and delivery of effective friendly visiting and security reassurance services to seniors.
  • Completing needs assessments and developing individualized service plans for each client.
  • Ensuring an appropriate match between client and volunteer.
  • Monitoring services and clients’ progress, and making internal and external referrals as needed.
  • Responding to program inquiries and referrals, assessing and identifying service requirements.
  • Supervising and supporting friendly visiting volunteers; including ensuring their safety while in the client’s home.
  • Monitoring the quality of the friendly visiting services; collecting and analyzing feedback from clients, volunteers and caregivers.
  • In conjunction with Human Resources developing:
  • Role descriptions, policies, procedures, orientation and training materials, conduct interview and deliver orientation and training sessions. 
  • Forms and records to document the volunteer activities. 
  • Intake, interview, and screening protocols for potential volunteers to ensure the best match between the skills, qualification, and interests of the volunteers and the needs of the organization.
  • Ensuring continuous program improvements including:
  • Developing meaningful volunteering opportunities based on the needs of the organization.
  • Community partnerships and collaborations to enhance recruitment.
  • Best practices in volunteer management and coordination.
  • Developing and monitoring program website content information
  • Developing a viable outreach plan and implementing effective strategies to ensure on-going recruitment of volunteers with the right skills to meet the organization’s annual volunteer targets.
  • Planning and implementing volunteer recognition activities to recognize the contribution of volunteers to the organization.
  • Participate in staff and team meetings, and professional development opportunities as required. 
  • Adopt safe work practices, reporting unsafe conditions immediately. 
  • Perform other related duties from time to time as assigned.
Qualifications:

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Post-secondary education in Volunteer Management or equivalent, with two to four years of professional experience in volunteer management and engagement.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of volunteer administration practices and procedures including experience with recruitment, selection, orientation, placement, supervision and evaluation of volunteers.
  • Strong customer service skills, with a proven ability to build and maintain strong and productive working relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills, with the ability to prepare and present materials, including standards and documentation, to all levels of management, staff and other stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills with the ability to take initiative.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with the capacity to work simultaneously on multiple tasks and emerging priorities and deliver within deadlines.
  • Ability to problem-solve requests with tact and good judgment.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Suite, volunteer database software (Sumac preferred), Social Media and other on-line platforms which enhance communications.
  • Local travel is required – a valid G driver’s license and reliable vehicle is required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including occasional evenings, weekends and to work from any Indus work-site.  
  • A Police Vulnerable Sector Check will be required.  
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, January 31st, 2018. Please ensure your application email has the subject heading of ‘Volunteer Coordinator - (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: Indus Community Services
Website Title: Website Title
Position type: Part Time Contract
Additional comments:

Job Position:  Tax Clinic Coordinator 

Status: Monday to Friday – 20 hours per week 3:00pm – 7:00pm; March 1st – April 30th, 2018 

 Location: Mississauga 

 Compensation:  $16.50 per hour   

Application deadline: 30.01.2018
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. 

 Position Summary: 

Annually, Indus Community Services hosts free community income tax clinics during March and April. Low income residents including youth, families, newcomers and Syrian refugees are eligible to access this free service. The free income tax clinic is run in partnership with the Canada Revenue Agency who helps to screen, register, and train volunteers to complete on-line tax preparations and by United Way of Peel.  

 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities and Duties: (but not limited to) 

  • Coordinate the evening tax clinic programs, including CRA volunteers, space set-up, client screening and scheduling of appointments. 
  • Coordinate and facilitate the delivery of education and awareness sessions on the following identified topics: RESP, Canada Learning Bonds and various government benefits such as child tax benefits, GST/HST and disability credits.  
  • Assist with clerical tasks and data entry to ensure all services are properly documented.  
  •  Perform other duties as required 
Qualifications:

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • 3-5 years’ experience providing customer service to the public plus experience with volunteer coordination and program or project coordination. 
  • Demonstrates strong computer, organizational, and customer service skills.  
  • Experience with on-line tax preparation software (UFile, TurboTax, Netfile etc) preferred, but not required. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking, problem solving and initiative. 
  • Demonstrated verbal & written English communication skills and an additional language an asset. 
  • Commitment to a professional work ethic, working cooperatively and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders while demonstrating a strong customer service orientation 
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision as well as collaboratively in a team environment 
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment and a strong understanding of inclusive and equitable service 
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and to work from any one of the agency’s sites. 

 

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, January 30th, 2018. Please ensure your application email has the subject heading of ‘Tax Clinic Coordinator - (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. 

Posting Date: January 17th, 2018 

Name of agency: Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton
Position type: Full Time Contract
Additional comments:

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. 

Application deadline: 31.01.2018
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:

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, as well as an on-call rotation

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

Be acquainted with each resident’s individual Plan of Care, identify needs, recommend changes in individual program plans, and provide assistance that is consistent with the overall plan for each individual

Provides statistical and evaluative information to management levels when required

Participates in the Case Management Team of Ellen House; Primary Counsellor(s), Manager of Ellen House, Parole Officer(s), Probation Officer(s), Duty Officer(s) and other Community Supports

Provides primary supervision, develop Plans of Care and provide referrals to community agencies to assigned case load 

Other duties as assigned by the Residential Coordinator, Manager and/or designate 

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

Performs other duties as assigned by the Manager or designate. 

 

Qualifications:

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

Post-secondary education in social sciences or equivalent combination of knowledge and experience*

Knowledge of MCSCS and CSC policies and procedures considered an asset

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

Strong communication 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 program services

Awareness of and commitment to women’s issues with a thorough understanding of racism, classism, sexism, homophobia, violence against women and transgender issues

Understanding of alcohol and drug use and related issues

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

Practical knowledge and experience administering gender specific and responsive programming

Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well and collaborate with diverse community groups and other stakeholders (i.e. court personnel, external community agencies and other key supports in the community) 

Excellent organizational and time management skills 

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 Lisa Zanon (Manager of Residential & Reintegration Services) - lisaz@efrypeelhalton.ca by January 31st @ 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 CPIC and/or Vulnerable Sector Search prior to the commencement of the position.