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Name of agency: Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre
Website Title: Website Title
Position type: Full Time Contract
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. 

Years of experience required: 1-2
Compensation: $15 per hr
Application deadline: 03.11.2017
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:

Job Summary: 

The Youth Worker supports youth (ages 13- 18) living in East Mississauga with enhancing life and social skills while providing a safe and positive environment. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Plan, implement and co-facilitate up to 24 social/life skills workshops.

Assist youth in accessing a variety of community resources.

Outreach to youth from different cultural backgrounds.

Help and foster a more positive relationship between youth and their community, thereby ultimately projecting a much more positive image of Community youth.

Provide social support, assist in developing life skills and creating prevocational learning experiences that prepare clients for the experience of work.

Responsible for daily programming and scheduling of activities and Volunteers.

Addresses safety concerns or equipment issues 

Recruit, train and oversee volunteers

Direct and evaluate program volunteers

Maintain records and detailed reports, including daily and monthly reports.

Ensure a variety of sport, recreation, socila and other programs are planned and implemented, while promoting volunteerism

Act as a positive role model and mentor to youth participants.

Assist the Youth Program Coordinator with the completion of the final evaluation and reporting required by funding partners.

Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Qualifications: 

·         1-3 years Post-secondary education or degree in Leadership, Child and Youth Work, Social Work, Education, or combined equivalent of education and experience

·         1-2 years of relevant experience with youth, social, recreational programs and working with ethnic diversity issues.

·         Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution, anger management and crisis management.

·         Solid interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills.

·         Ability to work both independently and as a team member.

·         Availability to work flexible hours.

·         Computer literacy with Microsoft Office and Internet.

·         Valid Driver’s License and a vehicle are an asset.

 

·         Police check required.

Job Contact Information:

Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting reference 017-023 by November 3rd, 2017 to:

Human Resources Officer

Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre,

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

Email: recruiting@dixiebloor.ca

           

 

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

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

About Position:

This position will help ‘boost access to community based withdrawal management services and addictions programs to ensure clients with opioid addictions have access to holistic supports that address the underlying factors leading to addiction’. This position will provide counselling, and outreach to increase access to additional community-based services.

 

Addiction’s Counsellor will provide services to individuals with opioids addiction and improve the responsiveness of the health care system to opioids addiction. Responsibility of this position will be to provide brief intervention, lifestyle and personal counselling to assist clients to develop skills and manage opioids addiction/substance abuse and related problems, and/or maintain and enhance care plan. This is a mobile position, services will be provided in office setting and within the community as per service recipients’ needs.  

Years of experience required: 5 years
Application deadline: 30.10.2017
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 on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International and Imagine Canada.

Job Posting # ADD-CM-012/2017-18 

Report to: Supervisor, Addictions Program

Responsibilities:
  • One to one interventions including client engagement, assessment, developing a care plan, engaging in treatment, follow up and linking to appropriate resources
  • Brief intervention, lifestyle and personal counselling to assist the clients to develop skills to manage substance abuse and related problems
  • PCHS works from a family centered approach and the Counsellor will engage the family in the treatment of the client (where possible)
  • Use harm reduction approach, guided self-change, relapse prevention, link to primary care if needed, follow up and after care
  • Provide mobile services by reaching out to clients at: shelters, truck & taxi stands, and religious places
  • Consider the issues and needs of the entire family
  • Documentation and database management
  • Responsive to relapsing nature of addictions
  • Other related duties, as assigned
Qualifications:

Qualifications and requirements:

  • B.S.W. or University Degree in a health services field or a diploma in addictions field with at least five years of field experience
  • Registered with Ontario College of Social Workers or Social Service Workers
  • Addictions related trainings and qualifications are an asset
  • Familiarity with GAIN-Q3 MI, DATIS-CATALYST, GAIN Short Screener and LOCUS tool is an asset
  • Having a sound understanding of anti-oppressive practices and sound understanding of working within cultural safety and humility perspective
  • Demonstrates understanding of the concepts of a family-centred approach and to create a safe space for the application of Integrated Holistic Service Delivery Model
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Office is a must
  • Experience with counselling, documentation and database entry is a requirement
  • Experience with harm reduction practices
  • Familiarity with Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International standards is an asset
  • Familiarity with Cloud technology and Share-Point is an asset
  • Excellent written and inter-personal skills
  • Languages preferred – Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu in addition to English
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team setting
  • A current police record check is required for this position
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle as this position is mobile – requires travel to meet clients in the community
Job Contact Information:

OTF_HORZTL_CLR_W_Spacing_MD[1]Hours:                                    Full time 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday

(Some evenings and weekends work is required)

Position to commence:       November 16, 2017

Please submit resume by October 30, 2017 to the Hiring Committee

E-mail: jasmin@pchs4u.com

Please add Job posting # ADD-CM-012/2017-18 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, 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  

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

About Position:

 

This Settlement Counsellor’s position is funded by the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade. Services delivered under the Newcomer Settlement Program (NSP) will facilitate the social and economic integration of newcomers to Ontario. The ultimate outcome of the program is to help newcomers become fully engaged in all aspects of Canadian life – social, economic, political and cultural. The NSP prioritizes service delivery to underserved populations, particularly newcomers who are not eligible for federally funded settlement services. The position will support the delivery of settlement support services.

Report to: Director of Settlement Services

Years of experience required: 3 years
Application deadline: 06.11.2017
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 on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International and Imagine Canada.

Responsibilities:
  • Outreach and promotion of services to target group for NSP services
  • Client needs assessment, goal setting and service planning
  • One-on-one settlement assistance/counselling to individuals/families
  • Orientation to living in Ontario and resources available to support initial settlement needs
  • Information about relevant services that meet the specific needs of newcomers
  • Referral to other community and government services including language training, employment and skills training, and social, education and healthcare services
  • Facilitation of service access through form filling, interpretation/translation and client advocacy
  • Workshops, information sessions and group activities to provide settlement and orientation information
  • Community development and other activities that facilitate community engagement and connection to social networks
  • Service coordination with other service providers to meet community needs and facilitate access to settlement, language training, employment and other community services
  • Other related duties, as assigned

 

 

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Degree or diploma in social work, social services or other related field
  • 3 years of experience in settlement services preferred
  • Understanding and knowledge of the marginalized/underserved communities with emphasis on newcomers
  • Experience working with immigrant communities and refugee population
  • Ability to conduct client intake and organize client documentation
  • Experience in building networks and partnerships 

Proficiency in Technology:

  • Excellent working skills of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet and email
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • 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, multitasking skills, and the 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 Punjabi, Hindi and or Urdu 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:   December 1, 2017 or earlier

Please submit resume by November 6, 2017 to the Hiring Committee at:

e-mail: jasmin@pchs4u.com

Please add Job Posting #SC-NSP-013/2017-18 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, 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

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Name of agency: Indus Community Services
Website Title: Website Title
Position type: Full Time Permanent
Years of experience required: Minimum two years of recent experience working in a community health care environment in the capacity as Social Worker. Minimum of two years direct
Application deadline: 15.11.2017
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:

Under the general guidance of the Manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing excellent customer service while processing referrals, managing inquiries, completing assessments, enrollments, scheduling and linking clients to appropriate community resources as required.

Responsibilities and Duties: (but not limited to)

  • Perform comprehensive suitability assessment (using Inter-RAI CHA) and enroll clients into the program.
  • Conduct senior wellness programs and health promotion activities.
  • Perform re-assessments annually or on need basis for program participants.
  • Orientate new clients and develop their schedule based on program and client availability.
  • Record client information in database and create client files (hard copy).
  • Ensure client’s documentation is up-to-date.
  • Provide language specific information and support to caregivers during the initial assessment.
  • Facilitate the intake, transfer and exit of program participants to and from the program.
  • Work in conjunction with CCAC and other healthcare service providers to improve program delivery and referral increase.
  • Assist clients to access appropriate Indus programs/services, other healthcare and community resources as needed.
  • Conduct community outreach and develop relationships with community partners and agencies.
  • Prepare and submit statistical and progress reports.
  • Conduct detailed data analysis and present summary.
  • From time to time, and as needed to ensure overall program quality:
  • May assist program participants with eating, toileting and personal care.
  • Assist in Adult Day Service activities as required.
  • Participate in staff and team meetings, and professional development opportunities as required.
  • Adopt safe work practices, reporting unsafe conditions immediately.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Qualifications:
  • Degree in Social Work, with additional education related to the aging population.
  • Registered or eligible to be registered with the professional College of Social Work and Social Service Workers of Ontario as a Social Worker. If not currently registered must obtain the professional registration within 3 months of start.

Work Experience

  • Minimum two years of recent experience working in a community health care environment in the capacity as Social Worker.
  • Minimum of two years direct experience working with frail, elderly and/or cognitively impaired seniors.

Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the unique needs of this population and unique needs in the South Asian population.
  • Sensitivity to people from different socio-economic backgrounds with an equity lens.
  • Track record of compassionate understanding of aging clients and the pressures on their caregivers.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in and evidence of solid observational skills.
  • Proven ability to make appropriate referral determinations for support for complex client and or caregiver needs.
  • Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-directed, self-motivated, with a positive attitude and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and adjust to shifting priorities.
  • Excellent oral and written English and one or more South Asian language skills are required.

Skills

  • Demonstrated experience completing and using Inter-RAI CHA.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office, email, and other applications. Able to learn and work proficiently in Caseworks – the case management software tool of choice at Indus.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated use of client-centered case management service delivery.
  • Knowledge of key services that are appropriate and culturally sensitive which can provide services for complex needs.

General

  • Ability to work flexible hours including occasional evenings, weekends and to work from any Indus work-site.
  • Valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification.
  • 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, November 15th, 2017. Please ensure your application email has the subject heading of ‘Client Services 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.