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Job Number:  45122
Program Director - Slave Lake Family Services Centre
Job Posted: Saturday, 2 June 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 18 June 2018
(7 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Northern Alberta Type: Full time
Location: Slave Lake, AB Salary: (not entered)
Program Director - Slave Lake Family Services Centre
Permanent, Full-Time
Slave Lake,  Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: 40
Scheduled Days Each Week:
Monday - Friday 8:30am TO 4:30pm
(This management position requires flexibility to work some evenings & weekends, as necessary) *Salary Negotiable*
Closing Date: June 18, 2018
Hiring Manager Name & Title: Cassie McCaffrey - Regional Service Director

The Program

Caring for the child, caring for the family. 

The support the WJS Slave Lake Family Services Centre provide emphasizes on building relationships to enhance child and family strengths and overcome areas of struggle. No two families are alike. Using a Collaborative Service Delivery model and individualized services, the WJS Family Services Centre helps Slave Lake and area families strengthen their current relationships and resources, as well as, building new community support networks. 

Located approximately 200 km north-east of Grande Prairie, Alberta or 100 km southeast of Peace River, is the Town of High Prairie with a population of 2,827 people. It is the "Gateway to the Mighty Peace Country" and located in the Municipal District of Big Lakes. High Prairie is within 20 minutes of first class sandy beaches. Also within close proximity to High Prairie are two Provincial Parks, Hilliard's Bay and Winagami Lake. Hilliard's Bay boasts world class open water fishing and a 190 site campground. Winagami Lake is a bird watcher's paradise with over 200 observed bird species. For more information on High Prairie & area visit http://townofhighprairie.com/newweb/

The Position

The Program Director - Slave Lake Family Services Centre is a senior management role with broader strategic and operational responsibilities. It is a unique combination of direct leadership of the Centre, as well as, enables significant input and development into the agency's business/service plans. 

--Relocation assistance may be available for qualified candidates seeking new adventure in Northern Alberta--

In Your Role You Will

• Participate as a member of the senior leadership team, in overall strategic planning and priority setting for the organization
• Ensure policies, procedures and enabling systems are in place and operating effectively to support key aspects of overall organizational performance and meet accreditation standards
• Oversee fiscal management and administrative processes
• Ensure recruitment, selection, training & development to support staff attraction, retention and satisfaction
• Establish and maintain a community access and resource network
• Coordinate, analyze and integrate required service area documentation, reporting results and actions and ensure a line-of-sight with the organization's strategic agenda/priorities


*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 3 months of hiring date) Criminal Record Check and Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.

As An Ideal Candidate You Possess

• A particular understanding of public sector leadership in the social services field, service planning and delivery, and the political environment in which child and family services are delivered.
• Business Administration and operational leadership skills
• A Degree in one of the humanities, social sciences or related field with educational preparation for the roles of manager and administrator. 
• 3-5 years experience in a similar management or human services generalist position.
• Other combinations of education and experience may be considered. 
• Experience with financial and human resource management. 
• Able to develop financial plans and manage resources; ability to analyze and interpret financial data.
• Ability to identify and secure funding/revenue sources.
• Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
• Strong conflict resolution, mediation and crisis prevention and intervention techniques.
• Commitment to quality assurance; knowledge of CARF and related accreditation and certification requirements.
• Knowledge of communications and public relations principles, practices and techniques; ability to develop and deliver presentations.
• Ability to foster relationships with government officials, community groups, etc.
• Ability to use common computer applications is required.

What WJS Canada Does

WJS Canada's mission is 'Strengthening people and communities with innovative, individualized services'. The support we provide for families, emphasizes building relationships to enhance the family's strengths and achieve goals that address their needs for support in areas of struggle. Services are individualized and based on the family's belief that their own internal resources can be strengthened and that other helpful skills can be developed. For more information on WJS, services and career opportunities, visit www.wjscanada.com

Our Employees Enjoy

At WJS Canada, trust, strong connections, innovation and results are the pillars of our mandate. We manage by developing our core strength: our people. We give employees the tools to do the job, developing their competence and their confidence, by conducting training programs to ensure professional development and build skills, employee morale, employee safety, health, loyalty and satisfaction. Developing people includes respecting employees work-life balance through flexible hours, locations and duties. We support our staff with assistance and benefit packages, innovative wellness programs and compassion for the life challenges they face.

For more information on WJS Canada visit our website: www.wjscanada.com

No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

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Hiring Manager: Cassie McCaffrey
Contact Details:
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