Region of Halton, Integrated Program Assistant

Reporting to the Supervisor, Social Services, this position is responsible to provide administrative and program support to the Employment & Social Services Division.

Department: Social & Community Services
Location: Employment & Social Services
Position: Integrated Program Assistant
Pay Range: $25.63 - $29.97 (CUPE 3732)

NOTE: CUPE Local 3732 applicants will receive first consideration for this position.

At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted

This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours a week.

Reporting to the Supervisor, Social Services, this position is responsible to provide administrative and program support to the Employment & Social Services Division.

Preferred Background:
The successful candidate will possess a college diploma with additional training in business/office software is required. A minimum two (2) years’ administrative experience in an employment and social service environment or related field is preferred. The incumbent must possess excellent written and communication skills and superior interpersonal skills that include listening and problem solving with a proven ability to maintain positive, professional working relationships with team members and internal/external stakeholders. Excellent administrative, time management, organization/planning and self-management skills are required. Proficient use in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point is essential. Knowledge and understanding of the Ontario Works Act, Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA ), Social Assistance Management System (SAMS), Social Assistance Legacy Information System (SALIS) and Employment Database (ED), as well as, local community resources and employment, mental health, housing and social services programs are an asset.

You make a positive difference in people's lives because you provide high quality customer centered services. You operate within a highly ethical environment and you will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs and always being respectful to those you serve. As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.

Working Conditions:
The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check, including Vulnerable Sector Screening by the first day of employment.


  • Provides administrative support to Employment and Social Services staff, management and clients.
  • Develops and maintains relationship with 3rd party vendors, funders, employers and community agencies to arrange for necessary service and program supports
  • Liaises with internal and external staff teams to create and arrange for the necessary administrative process to support Employment and Social Services.
  • Creates monitors and adapts tracking devices for the purpose of maintaining accountability with respect to Ministry outcomes/expectations, purchase of service/funder agreements and other program requirements
  • Provides administrative support for external and internal program evaluation and consultations.
  •  Provides support to the organization and planning of special events e.g. meetings, consultations, action tables.
  • Attends project, community and regional meetings.
  • Compiles statistics and related reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Posted: January 22, 2018
Posting Expires: January 26, 2018
Posting #: SS-31-18

Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability. Please inform Human Resources at
905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.