Program Coordinator - Adult Day Program

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre
  • Social Work
Contract - Full Time
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area - Kanata
Experienced (Non-manager)$44,2392020-01-102020-01-24

PROGRAM COORDINATOR – Adult Day Program

Parental Leave Contract 12 months - FTE

SCOPE OF POSITION:

The Program Coordinator – Day Services, Community Support, is part of a multi-disciplinary team that addresses issues related to seniors and adults with physical disabilities.  This position is responsible for working with team members to coordinate and implement service delivery related to the Adult Day Program.  This program provides supervised social activities in a group setting for clients experiencing Alzheimer’s disease and/or other related dementias.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • A. or SSW with a major in Gerontology, Dementia Studies or Recreation Studies or equivalent in education and training
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in social and health services with emphasis on working with cognitively impaired adults within an adult day program setting
  • Experience working with cognitively impaired, multicultural seniors in a congregate setting
  • Volunteer management certificate or equivalency in education/experience considered an asset
  • Food Handling Certification required
  • Clearly demonstrated client assessment skills, using validated assessment tools (Inter RAI suite preferred)
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the continuum of care services including community social and health services and long-term care
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Experience in program development, delivery and evaluation
  • Knowledge of local communities served
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle required

Language Competencies and Computer Competencies

  • Ability to communicate fluently in English, spoken and written; other languages considered an asset.
  • Basic Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
  • Client information system experience; preferably CIMS

SALARY / HOURS

$ 44,239.00 per annum

Ability to work evenings and Saturdays is required

Please submit your resume by midnight January 24, 2020

Via the online portal.

Apply here

Address Cover letter to:

Janice Weir, CHRL, CHRP, People Services Manager

2 MacNeil Court, Kanata ON K2L 4H7

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