Regional Municipality of York, Program Coordinator - Homelessness Initiatives #22304

Reporting to the Program Manager, Community Development, is responsible for the development, coordination administration of a range of Homelessness Programs and Initiatives; providing advice and direction to external community partners and liaising with other funders to deliver program initiatives in accordance with Regional program policies and standards and funding requirements; monitoring funding activities and program budgets; and assessing and reporting on project results.

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable.

Draw on your passion. Shape our community. 

Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work. 

Program Coordinator - Homelessness Initiatives #22304

Community and Health Services Department

Strategies and Partnerships Branch

Location: Newmarket, Ontario. This is a Union position.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 35; Scheduled Shifts: 0830 - 1630

Temporary Full-Time, Approx. 15 months, Salary $43.87 - $47.69 per hour  

Reporting to the Program Manager, Community Development, is responsible for the development, coordination administration of a range of Homelessness Programs and Initiatives; providing advice and direction to external community partners and liaising with other funders to deliver program initiatives in accordance with Regional program policies and standards and funding requirements; monitoring funding activities and program budgets; and assessing and reporting on project results. 

Qualifications                                                     

  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in Social Services or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience in a social or housing field
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a social or housing field or working with a community agency with a focus on administration and planning, project management, and community initiative development.
  • Experience leading community projects, managing budgets and monitoring community partners and agencies for compliance with agreements.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation including Provincial Statutes and Regulations as they apply to services and initiatives for the homeless.
  • Knowledge of community, health and social services and linkages to the communities served.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management.
  • Demonstration of Departmental competencies, including flexibility and adaptability, accountability, strategic thinking, innovation and creativity, and collaboration.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications.
  • Strong presentation, negotiation, facilitation, mediation and project management skills.
  • Ability to research, analyse and interpret data and data collection.
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required. 

Please apply on-lineby clicking here by June 11, 2018, quoting competition #22304. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.