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Job Number:  45918
Outreach Program Manager
Job Posted: Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 22 July 2018
(61 days ago)
Initiatives for Just Communities
Region: Winnipeg area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Winnipeg Salary: The pay range is $19.00 – $22.57 per hour, depending on the applicant’s education and experience.

Employment Opportunity:  Outreach Program Manager

 

Initiatives for Just Communities:

Initiatives for Just Communities (IJC) is an organization with faith-based roots which began under the direction of Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba (MCCM). In 2010, IJC became an incorporated, non-profit, charitable organization which operates four community justice programs:  Touchstone, Open Circle, CoSA, and El’dad Ranch.  These programs provide guidance, support and relationship for people with FASD or intellectual disabilities as well as those who are currently or have been previously incarcerated. 

 

IJC is committed to restorative justice practices in response to injustice and works to nurture communities where each person has a place to belong.   We value people of all genders and cultures and are working to increase diversity at all levels of our organization; board of directors, program managers, front-line employees, voting members and volunteers. 

 

At Touchstone we support youth and adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) by assisting them in their everyday situations and by advocating on their behalf in their communities; thereby nurturing opportunities for their growth, belonging and success.

 

The Position:

The Touchstone FASD Program is looking for an Outreach Program Manager.   This position is a .75 FTE (28 hours per week), 1 year term position beginning mid-September 2018 and ending mid-September 2019.   The pay range is $19.00 – $22.57 per hour, depending on the applicant’s education and experience.  This position also offers an employee benefit package.   The Touchstone staff team works out of IJC’s Winnipeg office at 1200 Portage Avenue and is comprised of dedicated, passionate, employees who contribute to a welcoming and stimulating work environment. 

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to lead, advise, nurture and supervise a team of 10 – 15 frontline Outreach Workers
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the Touchstone leadership team and other IJC programs
  • Ability to network with relevant community groups and organizations
  • Ability to communicate well interpersonally and to resolve conflicts restoratively
  • Ability to write articulately and professionally
  • Ability to think critically, to problem solve creatively and to remain flexible
  • Ability to respond calmly in crisis situations and to debrief with the individuals involved

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Touchstone’s Outreach Program; oversee program spending, coordinate participant referrals and create outreach worker schedules.
  • Supervise Outreach Worker team; assist with hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of outreach workers and ensure that employees follow best practices.
  • Participate in the Touchstone Leadership Team; contribute to overall healthy work environment and engagement, share after-hours on-call rotation (one week out of 5), demonstrate and model IJC’s values with consistency and integrity.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to Jewel Reimer, Touchstone Program Director. The application deadline is July 23, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m.
Contact Details:
Jewel Reimer
Initiatives for Just Communities
302-1200 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, MB, R3G 0T5

Tel: 204-227-0340
Fax: 204-925-3414
E-mail:
www:   www.initiativesjc.org


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