Overview

ASSISTANT COORDINATOR – Adult Home Share Job at New Directions for Children, Adults & Families – Winnipeg, MB

New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families is a non-profit, community-based organization that provides a diverse range of supports to individuals in a variety of settings. We deliver individualized services that foster the hopes and dreams of people and their communities.

Adult Home Share (AHS) is one of the many services areas within New Directions, providing support to over 200 people in 160 home share locations in Winnipeg and surrounding area. AHS strives to promote a sense of belonging and to provide opportunities for individuals to have meaningful lives, achieved by providing person-centered supports.

We are currently seeking a full-time Assistant Coordinator to join and support our team. Responsibilities include orienting and scheduling staff; tracking and remitting timesheets; participating and following up with licensing reviews and participants’ personal financial plans.

The ideal candidate will possess qualifications that include:

  • A diploma in Disability & Community Support or other related education
  • 2 years’ experience supporting adults with disabilities,
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products, including, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Office 365, and SharePoint,
  • Strong attention to detail,
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to take independent action, demonstrating initiative,
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License with access to a reliable vehicle,

· Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.

· Proven ability to foster and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts,

· A strong predisposition for continued learning,

· A demonstrated awareness and appreciation of diversity of culture and ability.

The successful candidate will be subject to Criminal Record, Child/Adult Abuse Registry, and Prior Contact checks; and must supply a current driver’s abstract.

With a commitment to health and safety and in order to continue our mission “to provide responsive and individualized services”, New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults & Families requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, in a manner approved by Health Canada, as a condition of employment for all new employees. (Exceptions and accommodations will be made for those who are exempt from receiving the vaccine due to legitimate, established reasons in accordance with The Human Rights Code of Manitoba. In these cases, reasonable supporting documentation will be required.)

We thank all applicants for their interest in New Directions, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Unfortunately, we cannot accept telephone inquiries.

New Directions is committed to equity and diversity and especially welcomes applications from persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and newcomers to Canada. We strive for a skilled workforce that reflects the diversity of the people we support and contributes to the diversification of ideas.

Accommodations for accessibility purposes are available for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $19.07-$26.71 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Schedule:

COVID-19 considerations:
New Directions follows all Provincial Public Health Orders as well as industry-specific guidelines and recommendations.

Education:

  • Secondary School (preferred)

Experience:

  • support work: 2 years (preferred)

Application deadline: 2022-07-08

About the Company

Company: New Directions for Children, Adults & Families –

Company Location:  Winnipeg, MB

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