Job Posting 91364

Attendance Centre Facilitator
WJS Canada
Northern Ontario
Sioux Lookout, ON
closes in 25 days (Sun, 26 Feb)
full time  •  $26.46 - $29.34/hour

Job #J1023-1059

Hours of Work Per Week: 40
Scheduled Days Each Week: Monday through Friday
Scheduled Hours: 0800-1600
Number of Positions: 1

The Position and Scheduling

This position is a permanent, full-time position based at the program office in Sioux Lookout, Ontario. This is NOT a work-from-home (WFH) or hybrid position.

 

The Attendance Centre Facilitator provides leadership, role modeling and skills building activities to court-ordered youth in a fully integrated, non-residential service model. Responsible for planning and coordinating youths’ involvement in program components and for addressing overall developmental and social needs in order to modify thinking and behaviour in a positive direction and develop ability to manage their lives. This position requires membership with UNIFOR.

 

One (1) permanent, full-time position available, with a weekly schedule of 40 hours; Monday through Friday, 0800-1600.

 

The Program

WJS Canada - Ontario, provides culturally-based programs and social services for children, youth and families in the northwestern Ontario communities of Kenora, Dryden and Sioux Lookout.

 

The WJS Northern Regional Attendance Centres offer Structured Day Supervision for youth in crisis or at risk of making unhealthy lifestyle choices. Our unique, respectful and welcoming settings provide safe, structured environments for youth development.

 

In Your Role You Will

Carry out tasks related, but not limited to:

 

  • Direct Service
  • Program Operations / Administrative Tasks
  • House Operations
  • Community Relations

 

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

 

As an ideal candidate, you possess:

  • A degree or diploma in related humanities or social sciences
  • Minimum three years related experience
  • Valid class G driver’s license and proof of insurability as a driver, as well as reliable transportation
  • Current First Aid / CPR Certificates
  • Immunization records, and a doctor’s note stating person is fit for work, must be submitted prior to first orientation shift

Required Competencies:

  • Able to develop, implement and manage outcome-based programming.
  • Experience and knowledge working within Youth Criminal Justice Act.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Able to plan and implement changes in response to client needs/desires and environmental influences through interdisciplinary case management.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in diverse communities, able to promote cooperative work environments.
  • Knowledge and understanding of best practices, relevant legislation, guidelines, policies and standards relating to service deliverables.
  • Able to collect, organize, prepare and edit correspondence, reports and other documentation,
  • Strong conflict resolution, mediation and crisis prevention and intervention techniques
  • Commitment to quality assurance.

 

WJS adheres to provincial/legislated communicable disease prevention protocols. Some of our community health care providers/stakeholders may require WJS employees to be vaccinated in order to be able to enter establishments while supporting WJS individuals/clients in service.

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