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Interim Program Coordinator - LOFT Community Services

Apr 14, 2021
Toronto, Ontario

To help fulfill its mission, LOFT is hiring an Interim Program Coordinator. The Interim Program Coordinator is a position that will provide leadership for Community Support and Drop-In Services. The role will also provide direct service and support to clients in the programs of 416 Community Support for Women. LOFT is one of Ontario’s largest mental health service providers of its kind. In 2018 LOFT was a Nonprofit Employer of Choice™ Award (NEOC) recipient.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Interim Program Coordinator is a position that will provide leadership for Community Support and Drop-In Services. The role will also provide direct service and support to clients in the programs of 416 Community Support for Women. 416 utilizes a Case Management approach in service delivery, which encompasses a continuum of flexible comprehensive interventions to help a client to achieve a stable life. This approach emphasizes outreach, assessment, planning, linkages and service delivery on both an individual and group basis. In this role, you will also be responsible for managing all referrals to 416, including Case Management, Drop-In and Health and Wellness programs. Through a clinical review of referrals, you will triage all referrals and assist in crisis intervention, risk management, and urgent care planning for the various sub-programs at 416. You will also facilitate, evaluate and oversee on-site psychiatry services in partnership with St. Michael’s Hospital.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who has demonstrated leadership and are ready to move to a formal leadership role. You will liaise with and oversee partnerships with community agencies, other practitioners and key partners to coordinate care for clients. You will contribute to the oversight of the daily operations of the building, in conjunction with the Interim Program Director. This position will be required to be on call in conjunction with Interim Program Director. This position will be supervised by the Interim Program Director.

*Note: A satisfactory vulnerable sector check (VSC) is a requirement of employment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of degree in social services/human services or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in providing support to the client population including those with mental health, health &/or addiction challenges.
  • Experience in a leadership or supervisory role supporting job performance with staff or students or program projects.
  • Experience with Coordinated Care Planning and Management process.
  • An understanding of anti-oppression, equity and inclusion and impact on client services.
  • An understanding of harm reduction, recovery and psychosocial rehabilitation principles, the therapeutic relationship, and an ability to come to an agreement with clients on goals/priorities.
  • Crisis intervention skills, with well-developed problem solving abilities and interpersonal skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and computer literacy, including MS word and Excel.
  • Counselling, responding and assessment skills.
  • Creativity and flexibility to approaches.
  • Knowledge of community resources and supports.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and interact with workers from a variety of agencies.
  • Knowledge of other languages is an asset.
  • Understanding of cultural competency and anti-oppression framework.
  • Reflective of a multi-barriered group, as serviced by the program, a strong asset.

TO APPLY: Send resume with cover letter to Human Resources, Email: hr@loftcs.org

LOFT Community Services is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve. LOFT is committed to making employment opportunities accessible in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Requested accommodation will be provided in all parts of the application and hiring process by contacting humanresources@loftcs.org or (416) 979-1994.

We welcome and encourage people from equity-deserving communities and intersecting identities to apply for this position.

PLEASE INCLUDE: “ INTERIM PROGRAM COORDINATORIN THE SUBJECT LINE OF ANY EMAILS.

CLOSING DATE: April 14, 2021

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