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Program Coordinator – Permanent, Full Time

August 25, 2020| INTERNAL JOB POSTING

COMPETITION NO: 20-081
Position: Program Coordinator

THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS AND REQUIRES UNION MEMBERSHIP.

Position: Program Coordinator – Full-Time 40hrs (Wednesday – Sunday 4pm-12am)

Location: Sources Chestnut House – Delta

Located in Ladner, the Program Coordinator at Chestnut House contributes to a highly organized, team oriented, and dynamic work environment that supports clients who have Autism Spectrum Disorder in residential and community settings.  Staff engages in daily recreation and vocation in the community with residents.  Residents are active, verbal, mobile, and highly involved in the community.  Positive support and engagement through conversation, games, and out-trips, special events, sports, to name a few, are routine. The Program Coordinator has a leadership role in the ongoing planning, evaluation, and implementation of program and client goals.

About Sources

Sources is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing help, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families for the last 40 years. We are a COA accredited non-profit organization that serves 40,000 individuals annually. At Sources we value respect and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.

Sources Community Living

Sources Community Living provides all-encompassing care for vulnerable adults who have been referred to us by Community Living British Columbia. Our goal is to foster independence, community integration, and social participation. The Residential Care Worker plays a key role in this project.

 Program  Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • ·         Assisting residents in all aspects of daily living (i.e. personal care, appointments, etc)
  • ·         Coordinating staff, client, and household activities and procedures, including cleaning, form completion, procedure review, office setup and functions.
  • ·         Online reporting both quarterly and daily and coordinating review of reporting habits.
  • ·         Following individual client service plans and participate in the on-going review and improvement of such plans
  • ·         Following client budget; adhere to spending limits and record expenses as well as complete expense reimbursement forms
  • ·         Developing a supportive rapport with clients and actively seeking out new opportunities for clients that relate directly to their goals and objectives
  • ·         Working constructively as part of a team with all colleagues.
  •           Participate fully in walking, biking, sports, and a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities.
    ·         The completion of tasks as assigned, including routine facility maintenance.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ post-secondary education, preferably in behavioural sciences, community/social services or equivalent, AND minimum of 1-year recent experience working with people with developmental disabilities and/or behavioural challenges.
  • Ability to take direction and work cohesively as a member of a team. Communicates effectively to ensure goals are achieved efficiently and issues addressed promptly.
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate competency in a leadership position, including overseeing and administering Chestnut House services in the absence of the Program Manager, or as assigned.
  • Ability to fulfill assigned Residential Care Worker job responsibilities in addition to assigned Program Coordinator duties as per job description.
  • All employment requirements (Sources training courses, criminal record check/CPR, class 5 driver’s license, TB assessment, Code of Ethics, proof of SIN card, Immunization form) must be valid and current.
  • Ability to use a word processor (Word for Windows) to produce concise, clear, professional written data and reports and use email, including Outlook and Sharevision, for regular communication.
  • Ability to follow a petty cash, medications, and OH&S systems effectively.
  • Participate fully in walking, biking, sports, and a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities.
  • Experience working effectively with clients who can be physically aggressive.
  • Able to contribute to and follow behaviour and support plans with consistency.
  • Ability to transport (using program vehicles) and support clients in the community.
  • Ability to participate in tasks as assigned, including routine facility maintenance.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: $23.23/hr

Benefits:

  • ·         Full Benefits as per collective agreement

Closing Date: September 10, 2020

 

How to apply: Please email your COVER LETTER and RESUME to William Brunke, Program Manager, applicationswb@gmail.com