Regional Manager- South East & Central East - ALS Society of Canada
Part-Time Permanent Position (25 hours)
South East & Central East Ontario- Temporarily remote due to COVID-19
The ALS Society of Canada (ALS Canada) is looking for a Regional Manager to join our awarding winning team. As a successful candidate, you will be responsible for helping people living with ALS (pALS) to navigate the health care and social services systems. You will advocate for pALS, provide ongoing support and information as well as support community fundraising efforts.
What you’ll do:
Services and Support
- Manage a caseload of approximately up to 75 pALS to navigate the health system and their disease by identifying issues, manage information as well as provide non-clinical support to pALS and their families
- Act as a liaison between health care professionals, families, pALS and the ALS Canada’s Equipment Program
- Facilitate support groups for pALS and their families
- Liaise with health care and social services professionals to support client care
Advocacy & Awareness
- Organize educational opportunities with external partners and agencies, including community groups
- Coordinate and participate in local and provincial advocacy efforts by attending/ speaking at events as required
- Develop partnerships with local health care professionals and social services
- Collaborate with Public Affairs and Communications team in liaising and developing relationships with print, radio, TV media
- Attend government meetings with provincial advocacy efforts on behalf of ALS Canada
- Develop and support the local Walk to End ALS, working with volunteer committees to implement Walk events within the region. Oversee all aspects of planning, budgeting, sponsorship, promotion and media during Walk preparations and evaluation
- Work closely with the Events team to identify potential donors and relationships that will enhance regional activities
- Participate in and/or develop Fund Development community events in the region as required
A Regional Manager is:
A resourceful self-starter who has strong interpersonal, communication, active listening skills. You are empathetic and sensitive and can stay neutral, working effectively under pressure and between priorities. You understand ALS and its progression and have a strong knowledge of the Ontario health care system and regional resources. You have a proven fundraising track record and previous experience working with volunteers and volunteer committees. You demonstrate leadership within your area of responsibility and want to do meaningful work with an engaged community supporting a cause that requires significant awareness and support.
You have a combination of the following experience, knowledge and skills:
- Successful completion of an accredited health discipline program and eligible for registration with professional regulatory college preferred
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a healthcare-related field
- Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Experience with CRM systems required
- Experience in a non-profit environment and experience working with individuals with a terminal illness required
- Demonstrated excellence in relationship building, working as part of a team, problem-solving, advocacy skills and time management
- Proficient presentation skills, comfortable speaking in front of a group of people
- French/ English bilingualism is an asset
- Travel based on client meetings and organizational requirements – valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle with appropriate insurance required
- Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends and occasional overnight stays
- Home office required
Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@ALS.ca. Please be sure to indicate the job title in your subject title. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.
ALS Canada is committed to being an equitable employer and strongly encourages people from equity-seeking groups to apply.
ALS Canada is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities within our recruitment processes. Please contact the HR department at firstname.lastname@example.org if you require accommodation.
What you’ll be part of
You’ll become part of a community of leaders who are passionate about the work they do because every day, you’ll know your work has contributed to making an impact. ALS Canada is a charitable organization that lives its values of accountability, collaboration, compassion, integrity, resiliency and respect. We work with the ALS community to improve the lives of people affected by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) through community-based support services, advocacy and investment in research toward a future without ALS.
Their world is challenging. The people we serve are dealing with a devastating illness. But in the midst of it, their resiliency and spirit is remarkable and moving. You will be touched by the community and will find a way to naturally and effectively engage. Apply to join our team today!