Program Facilitator

Job city: 
Mississauga
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 11:30am
Job terms: 
Part-time contract

Position Summary

The Program Facilitator is responsible for planning and facilitating programs for caregivers and children from birth to six years of age.

Reports to: Manager of Community and Family Services

Responsibilities:

  • Plan for, lead, and facilitate developmentally appropriate programs for children under six years of age and their caregivers
  • Act as a resource for and a role model to participants by providing opportunities to engage in reciprocal communication on healthy child development and early learning activities
  • Plan and implement parenting programs that are relevant to the cultural sensitivities of our local community
  • Provide information on and referrals to local programs, services, and resources
  • Communicate with partners and other agencies providing supports to families
  • Identify and address barriers to participation
  • Support the participation of families with children with special needs
  • Administrative duties associated with the program
  • Maintain a co-operative working relationship with staff, placement students, and volunteers

Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Education diploma/degree, Family Support Certification or other Post-Secondary education or training in a related discipline. Training in working with children with exceptionalities is an asset
  • A minimum of three (3) years working in a family resource setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 15 lbs and travel to our 3 local sites as necessary
  • Self directed and independent with proven experience working effectively as part of a team
  • Knowledge of family services in Peel Region
  • Highly developed ability to plan and prioritize work
  • Effective in working within a complex diverse multicultural setting
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent oral communication and writing skills
  • Second language is an asset
  • Valid First Aid/CPR certificate
  • Police check is mandatory

Working Hours: 28 per week including split shifts
Rate of pay: $20.78 to 23.30 per hour

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter with ref no. 016-030 by November 4, 2016 to:

Human Resources Officer
Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
3650 Dixie Rd. Suite 103
Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9

Fax: 905-629-0791

E-mail: recruiting@dixiebloor.ca

Thank you to all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply: 

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter with ref no. 016-030 by November 4 to:
Human Resources Officer
Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
3650 Dixie Rd. Suite: 103, Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9
Fax: (905) 629-0791
Email: recruiting@dixiebloor.ca

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