Careers with MYS
Program Coordinator, Family Support
Application deadline: 17-05-2019
SUMMARY: The Program Coordinator, Family Support, will contribute to broad organizational planning and for nurturing an organizational culture in our work environment that promotes alignment with our organizational performance goals, our espoused organizational core values, and specifically our strategic drivers of becoming youth centric, a centre of excellence and building culturally safe services and programs. Duties are performed within a team environment that focuses on establishing collaborative and trusting relationships. Providing culturally competent services and ensuring client safety, choice and control are priorities at MYS.
This position supports 24/7 operations and, as such, is required to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: of the Program Coordinator include, but are not limited to:
- In consultation and collaboration with the Manager of Community Services & Programs, the Senior Leadership Team and Executive Leadership, the Program Coordinator coordinates and implements strategies, plans, programs, projects, tools, data and reports for the Family Support programs that achieve the organizational goals;
- Implements annual and operational plans to ensure vertical and horizontal alignment with goals of the organization;
- Ensures accountability to achieve the strategic directions of the organization;
- In collaboration with Human Resources, hires, provides orientation to, develops and supervises employees in a manner that is consistent with the organizations philosophy and goals;
- Informs the development of program budget, ensuring financial expectations are met in line with organizational priorities;
- In conjunction with Executive Leadership and Senior Leadership Team, participates in the development and implementation of the Agency Strategic Plan and operational goals;
- Works collaboratively with clinical resources, Centralized Intake & Assessments, and other program areas to ensure that youth are being placed, and transitioned through, resources in a manner that is youth-centric, culturally safe and trauma-informed;
- Consults with Clinical Manager and Clinical Specialist, Centralized Intake & Assessments, to ensure that the clinical direction of the program is in keeping with current evidence-based models;
- Reviews client care plan documentation, in consultation with the Clinical Manager, to ensure compliance with MYS standards and provides constructive feedback where required
- Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline
- Minimum of 3 years’ progressive leadership experience
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience working within complex systems
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience working within a child welfare setting
- Combinations of education and experience may be considered
- Demonstrated capacity to foster alignment within leadership teams both vertically and horizontally to achieve organizational goals;
- Demonstrated knowledge of family and social challenges facing Indigenous children, youth and families, including intergenerational impacts
- Demonstrated knowledge of Indigenous cultures and a broad based knowledge of Indigenous healing modalities, practices and ceremonies
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of therapeutic needs of youth in residential care settings;
- Ability to be an effective team player, and operate from a systemic framework
- Excellent organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated proficiency working with Microsoft Office at an intermediate level
- A valid driver’s license
- Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, a clear Child Abuse Registry check with acceptable Prior Contact checks and a clear Adult Abuse Registry check, all done within the last 3 months
- A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of provincial licensing requirements preferred
SALARY RANGE: Dependent on qualifications. MYS offers a competitive benefit package and pension plan.
HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week. A variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends.
COMPETITION NUMBER: 3260.05.19
CLOSING DATE: 12:00 pm/noon – May 17, 2019
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must demonstrate in their resume or cover letter how they meet the requirements of the position, quoting the competition number.
Please forward a cover letter and resume (in word or PDF format) prior to the closing date, to:
Macdonald Youth Services – Human Resources
175 Mayfair Ave
Winnipeg Manitoba R3L0A1
MYS is an equal opportunity employer, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. MYS is committed to developing and retaining a diverse workforce. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information about our other employment and volunteer opportunities please visit our website www.mys.ca.