Program Supervisor

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Vita Community Living Services
  • Community Outreach
  • Healthcare: Personal Support Worker / Caregiver
  • Social Work
Contract - Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area
  • Ontario - York Region
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)$23.63 - 26.91(Hourly)2019-01-082019-03-08

Vita Community Services/ Mens Sana

Program Supervisor 

Providing Safety, Practicing Respect, Promoting Community

Vita Community Living Services is a not for profit charitable organization funded primarily by the Province of Ontario to provide services to individuals with developmental disabilities. In 2005, Mens Sana Families for Mental Health joined Vita. The organization provides residential, crisis, respite and day services to adults with developmental disabilities and mental health issues. 

Our employees are what set us apart. We're all here for one reason -- to serve our members’ needs and best interests. That takes creativity, dedication, talent and teamwork. Above all it demands the best efforts of every employee.

New hires to Vita/Mens Sana can expect challenging assignments in an environment that supports continuous learning and provides growth opportunities. Beginning your career at Vita/Mens Sana brings you more than recognition and stability. It also brings you the intense satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of the members and communities we serve.

Hours of Work:                      

  • Full-time, 40 hours weekly based on program need and on-call duties as required                                   

Job Locations: Toronto                                      

Job Summary:

  1. Supervises, monitors, disciplines, evaluates, trains and delegates responsibilities to all Program staff and recommends disciplinary actions to HR and Program Director.

  2. Performs and delegates on call duty, and is available for the purpose of consultation and response in the event of an emergency.

  3. Reviews and evaluates all relevant documentation in relation to assigned programs, and ensures compliance with Agency Policies.

  4. Monitors petty cash expenditures and completes petty cash reconciliation on a regular basis and submits to accounting for approval.

  5. Coordinates, chairs and participates in various meetings and/or committees as related to member, employee, professional development goals or Program needs.

  6. Discusses with primary staff and assists staff in the coordination of members support needs to ensure their health, safety and welfare.

  7. Corresponds orally and in written form with parents, staff, other agencies and professionals for information sharing, brainstorming and overall member program development.

  8. Ensures regular reporting regarding maintenance of assigned programs, material property including equipment, appliances, furnishings and vehicles, to ensure safety, health and over-all appearance of the programs.

  9. Implements and maintains safety rules and regulations, including monthly health and safety inspections to ensure safety compliance for all assigned programs as per Ministry Compliance.

  10. Takes all reasonable precautions for the safety of staff and members.

  11. Performs any other related duties as assigned by Program Director or delegate.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • DSW, SSW, CYW, University Degree in a related field or other relevant post secondary education required

  • Minimum 5 years experience post graduate working with individuals with disabilities

  •  Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience required

  • Drivers license and own vehicle required

  • Must maintain current, valid and on-going certifications in mandatory courses such as:  Abuse training, Back Care, First Aid, Fire Safety, Safe Management, Pharmacology and WHMIS

Vita/Mens Sana offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. VITA is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce who will work together to create & sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring environment.

While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview.  In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Vita/Mens Sana will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request. Knowledge of the French speaking language is an asset.

Please e-mail or fax your resume, cover letter and 3 references to  or 416-749-1456