Good Shepherd Centres, a ministry of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, strives to enhance the quality of life for all who seek assistance and support in our community. Good Shepherd’s Youth Services – Regina’s Place/Jeanne Scott Parent and Resource Centre provides transitional housing, education and support services for adolescent mothers and their children. An opening currently exists in this program for:
The Program Manager at Regina’s Place/Jeanne Scott Parent and Resource Centre will work closely with youth support workers, early childhood educators, St Charles Alternative Education Classroom and community partners to enhance the dignity and quality of life of our clients through planning, development, implementation and delivery of programs and services for young mothers and their children.
The successful candidate will be an energetic and innovative professional with demonstrated experience working with vulnerable children and youth and will possess a solid knowledge of related legislation and service systems. The Program Manager will play a key role in the day-to-day supervision and development of the Youth Support Worker and Early Childhood Educator teams employed at Regina’s Place and the Jeanne Scott Parent and Resource Centre. The ability to cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of community partners is integral to this role.
Applicants for this role must have the ability to work flexible hours, including assuming regular on-call responsibilities. Related post-secondary diploma/degree, experience working with children & youth, and a demonstrated understanding of issues that impact youth including mental health, poverty, violence and abuse, substance use and homelessness are required. A commitment to work within an anti-oppression framework is essential. Strong written and verbal communication skills and a thorough knowledge of community resources are also required. Additionally, the incumbent must hold a valid drivers licence and CPR/First Aid certification. Fluency in a language in addition to English is an asset.
Please reply with cover letter and resume quoting Job Posting #YS-06-19 by February 24th, 2019 to:
Loretta Hill-Finamore, Director of Youth Services
Good Shepherd is an equal opportunity employer operating within an anti-racist and anti-oppression framework. We strive to establish workplaces that reflect and are enhanced by the rich diversity of the community we serve.
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