Coordinator

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Extend-A-Family
  • Social Work
  • Developmental Services
Parental Leave Coverage - Part Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Etobicoke
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-01-092019-02-04

Responsibilities

  • Work in partnership with families, community members, agencies and educators to increase community participation and facilitate relationships for children and youth with disabilities.
  • Assist families in accessing appropriate community supports including education.
  • Assist families to develop support networks with their family member.
  • Facilitate friendship circles in inclusive school settings and family/caregiver support circles.
  • Create opportunities for full participation in community.
  • Foster public awareness of the gifts and contributions that people with disabilities bring to the neighbourhood and community.
  • Work collaboratively along with a team of staff.

Qualifications 

  • University degree or College diploma.
  • Self-motivated, team player with a strong belief in community inclusion.
  • Professional and personal life experience relevant to the position.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills including use of Outlook and Microsoft Office 365.
  • Demonstration of leadership, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Experience in group facilitation.
  • Proven experience in effective network and relationship building, outreach and community development.
  • Ability to work flexible 30 hours per week including some evenings and weekends.
  • A vulnerable sector police check and references are required.
  • Ability to balance time skillfully between family support and administrative tasks.
  • Proficiency in French or another second language is an asset.
  • First Aid and CPR ‘C’ is a requirement.


Staff are required to work from a home office and therefore, candidates must have availability to set-up an office in their home. A valid G driver’s license, business use insurance coverage, and regular use of a reliable vehicle are required for this position. Salary commensurate with experience.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Due to the volume of inquiries, phone calls and email questions will not be entertained. Only interview candidates will be contacted.  Prospective candidates are required to indicate in their cover letter, how they meet the job requirements.

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