Temporary Full Time Outreach Coordinator (Canada Summer Jobs)

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Published
May 13, 2022
Location
Mississauga
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Erin Mills Community Church
Salary Range:
$16.56 per hour
Address:
2460 The Collegeway
Posting Expires:
May 29, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Auxiliary Lieutenant Mirna Dirani: Mirna.Dirani@salvationarmy.ca

Description

The Outreach Coordinator assists the Community and Family Services Coordinator and the Ministry Unit Leader in creating and maintaining a high quality, stand-alone community program suitable for seniors, immigrants, and refugees.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Programming

  • Engages our Community & Family Services clients and the greater neighborhood community in wellness assessments to identify clients’ needs and establish their ability to participate in wellness activities
  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate a variety of wellness activities, which are based on identified client needs and interests
  • Establish individual goals for participants and document actions on client plan
  • Engage clients in individual, small, and large group opportunities, which correspond to the identified needs and interests
  • Ensure the safety of the clients while involved in wellness activities both inside and outside of the building
  • Encourage, support, respect and demonstrate a positive, caring, energetic attitude towards all clients and other church/staff members
  • Develop and implement outreach initiatives that provides for the unique needs of lonely, marginalized seniors, immigrants, or refugees
  • Compose a strategy for connecting with seniors in partnership with North York Temple’s Community & Family Services
  • Connect and liaise with other community agencies
  • Assist and/or facilitate as required with the safe arrival and departure of participants

Administration

  • Assist with data analysis for program, recording statistics, writing, and submitting reports
  • Maintain accurate records of client information while maintaining confidentiality and providing program, logs of activities, operational and statistical reports as required in a timely, accurate, and organized manner

Health and Safety

  • Responsible for abiding by The Salvation Army’s Health & Safety Policies and Procedures and work in compliance with the Ontario Health & Safety Act and Regulations, report workplace hazards, dangers, injuries or illness, work in a manner as required by the employer, and report workplace injuries or illness
  • Ensure compliance with all COVID-19 protocols and requirements

Perform other duties as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • This is a temporary position based on 35 hours per week
  • This job requires the ability to lift/move 25 lbs. and reach, bend, stand, sit, and use a computer
  • Working environment is typically in the office in generally agreeable conditions
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required
  • Be available for full 8 weeks of program

Normal hours of work:  schedule will be set by the supervisor as per operational requirements including weekdays evenings and includes a ½ hour unpaid meal break

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program and the following represents the applicant criteria:
    • Is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of the employment.
    • Is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*: and,
    • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
    • *International students are not eligible.  Recent immigrants are eligible if they are a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Completed a minimum of one (1) year of post-secondary education in health science, social services, public administration, recreation administration or hospital administration
  • Standard First Aid and CPR is an asset but not required
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • A working knowledge of community programing for seniors
  • Minimum 3 to 6 months of prior related experience, including experience working with seniors or multi-barriered persons and a variety of community programming
  • Some prior related experience including, administrative experience and experience dealing with office equipment

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint); the Internet, social media and ability to embrace growing technology needs
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment and carry out responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Have own computer with reliable internet connection, as file access and meetings may take place online
  • Must have excellent written, verbal and computer skills (this includes but not limited to video editing)
  • Knowledgeable of Korean and/or Farsi language
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License, personal vehicle required and insurance, current copy of driver’s abstract that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required
  • Attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and participate as an active and responsible team member in a cooperative team environment
  • Lead by example, by demonstrating a positive attitude, a strong work ethic and a willingness to work cooperatively with a wide range of personalities
  • Sensitivity to the needs of an aging population
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, integrity, and adaptability
  • Exhibit good listening skills, have strong oral/written communication skills
  • Strong sense of integrity and confidentiality with professional ethics
  • Proficient in working in a computerized environment; must be knowledgeable of computer systems, system applications, and other office equipment
  • Self-motivated, organized, hardworking, dedicated, and creative, possess leadership qualities and able to learn on own initiative
  • Teachable spirit / provides and takes direction / a willingness to be coached
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities

 

 

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

 

 

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