360°kids is paving the way forward when it comes to assisting at-risk youth, surrounding them with care, and offering them the support they need to rebuild their lives. Our expertise and reputation as a leader in this industry ensures that we are at the forefront of the fight against the issues that can impact the youth of today. While there are certainly challenges, our efforts and our successes have been recognized as we were recently named by Maclean as one of Canada's best charities for 2020.
360°kids currently operates 23 collaborative programs that are all aligned to the primary focus of supporting young people that are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Our programs are guided by the vision of our incredible team who work diligently to realize our mission of helping at-risk youth overcome crises and transition to a state of safety and stability. We know that the people that make up our team are critical to the success of our mission which is why we motivate and support them in a culture of open communication and fun.
360°kids currently has an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Residential Program to join our team in Markham, Ontario on a full-time basis. Our youth residential program is a voluntary program that offers a combination of housing and support for youth, primarily 16-19 years of age, who are facing a housing crisis. Youth seeking this service may be unable to reside at home due to abuse, emotional neglect, family dysfunction/breakdown or educational difficulties.
As our new Manager of Residential Programs, you will report to the Director of Programs as you work to realize your vision of operational success and continue to develop and grow a program that supports at-risk youth who are homeless or are risk of homelessness. This strategic role will see you planning, leading, executing, and managing the residential program in accordance with your own expertise and best practice as well as regulatory requirements, 360°kids' policies, and the mission and objectives of the organization. This opportunity will also see you responsible for overseeing the day to day operational management of the Residential Youth Homes which will include directly managing a team of youth workers.
Your work in this role is to develop, direct, and implement approved strategies and plans that will enable you to make a tangible impact as you work to improve the lives of others. While you will be supported by Senior Management you certainly won't be micro-managed which means you can utilize your experience and skills to build something new and realize your vision for successful program delivery while always remaining within a harm reduction framework.
In order to qualify for this role, you will need a bachelor's degree or diploma in Social Work or a Child/Youth related field (eg Child and Youth, Social Service Worker, Social Worker, Psychology, Sociology) along with a minimum of five years of experience working with youth as well as five years of management experience preferably in an environment of working with youth. You'll also need a current First Aid/CPR certification, current vulnerable sector screening (criminal background check), as well as a car and a valid driver's license with a clean driver's abstract. Experience working with individuals through trauma from a mental health perspective as well as experience working collaboratively with families within a mental health setting is also an asset.
In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary based on skills and experience. As an employer of choice we reward our team with a total rewards package that includes:
Upon joining 360°kids you'll be welcomed into a fun and collaborative environment where we truly value our employees and want to see them succeed.
If you're looking for a leadership position where you can use your innovation and passion to make a lasting, positive impact on our community then apply now!
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