Regular, Full-Time

TRANSITIONS, RESOURCES & EDUCATION for FEMALES

POSTING #NV-CET-0132-22

New Directions is a social service agency offering a wide range of resources and services that foster the hopes and dreams of people and their communities.

This position is responsible for the coordination of resources in the Transition, Education and Resources for Females program, and specifically provides coordination and supports to the adult program. They assist case managers, and education staff in the development of individual support plans, education plans, etc. Assists the Manager & Administrative Assistant with the coordination of SEY and Lodge Trainings. Facilitates program partnerships with external agencies such as: Klinic, AFM, Project Choices, and a variety of other community resources.

Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to:

· Coordinate, develop, and implement on-going supports, as well as the recreational, educational, and cultural activities of the adult day program.

· Ensure that service area goals and participant goals are established and implemented.

· Ensure that after-hours calls are handled in a timely and appropriate manner.

· Oversee registration, scheduling, and evaluation of SEY and Lodge trainings.

· Ensure that updates are made to training curriculum on an ongoing basis.

· Maintain and update the service area orientation manual for staff.

· Assist with new employee orientations.

· Assist the manager with preparing the service areas’ annual and semi-annual reporting requirements.

· Assist with service area evaluation, and collection of data as required.

· Assist with the development of service area specific policies and procedures.

· Assist in developing proposals for new service area initiatives, including assisting with grant/funding proposals as assigned by the manager.

· Maintain petty cash float and prepares cheque requisitions/invoices as needed.

· Maintain service area records and files.

What you will bring:

· Three (3) years of experience in the areas of office administration, reporting, evaluation and/or training.

· Diploma or degree in Business Administration or related education, or an equivalent combination of experience and education (may include Indigenous studies, social work, psychology, counselling, etc.).

· Experience providing physical, psychological, and social supports to at-risk individuals and other vulnerable populations is preferred.

· Knowledge of Indigenous teachings, culture, and history including participating in cultural programming alongside participants.

· Strong computer and technical skills, proficiency with Microsoft Excel /Word and the full Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to continuously learn new database processes. Experience working with SharePoint (or similar) and PowerPoint is considered an asset.

· Ability to self-manage time and balance work in order to meet strict timelines for the completion of tasks and competing priorities.

· Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and ability to travel in and around Winnipeg area

· Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to be diplomatic in handling all situations.

· Experience working with the community and in facilitating external community partnerships.

· Experience working from a trauma-informed perspective is preferred.

· Knowledge and experience in the issues and supports related to addictions, harm reduction strategies, and mental health would be considered an asset.

· Valid First Aid/CPR, Mental Health First Aid, NVCI (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention) and ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills) certifications would be considered an asset.

The salary range for this full-time position, based on a 35-hour work week is $22.89 per hour to $32.05 per hour ($41,659 to $58,331 per annum), dependent upon education and/or experience. New Directions provides a diverse and unique work environment and offers a robust benefits package that includes an employer-matching pension plan.

The successful candidate will be subject to Criminal Record, Child and Adult Abuse Registry, and Prior Contact Checks. A current Driver’s Abstract and will also be required.

With a commitment to health and safety and in order to continue our mission “to provide responsive and individualized services”, New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults & Families requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, in a manner approved by Health Canada, as a condition of employment for all new employees. (Exceptions and accommodations will be made for those who are exempt from receiving the vaccine due to legitimate, established reasons in accordance with The Human Rights Code of Manitoba. In these cases, reasonable supporting documentation will be required.)

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter by December 5th, 2022 to:

Training, Education & Resources for Females

New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults & Families

500 – 717 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3G 0M8 Email: TERF@newdirections.mb.ca

Please include the job posting number NV-CET-0132-22 in your email subject line and/or in your cover letter. Applications without a job posting number quoted may not be considered.

Applicants who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are encouraged to apply directly to employment.DeafHH@newdirections.mb.ca, for an accessible application and selection process

We thank all applicants for their interest in New Directions; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

New Directions is committed to equity and diversity and especially welcomes applications from persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and newcomers to Canada. We strive for a skilled workforce that reflects the diversity of the people we support and contributes to the diversification of ideas.

Accommodations for accessibility purposes are available for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process

To apply for this job email your details to TERF@newdirections.mb.ca