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Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre

Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre

Position:  School’s Cool Facilitator

Region:  Ottawa


JOB #: 2017-0096

Job Summary
School’s Cool is an outcome-based school readiness program for children 3 to 5. PQCHC is the lead organization on this project and PQCHC works with partners to deliver the program in various locations across Ottawa.

Job Specific Responsibilities
1. Direct Client Service

  • Makes referrals to other staff and/or agencies pertaining to relevant child issues.
  • Provides information and resources to families.
  • Establishes working relationships with relevant agencies/services that support client needs.
  • Maintains awareness of current issues and developments in the respective field.
  • Model appropriate child guidance techniques.
  • Conducts pre- and post-checklist on children in program.
  • Acts as liaison between lead agency and project partners.

2. Administration and Team Work
  • Maintains electronic/paper client records and protects the confidentiality of the information.
  • Performs administrative functions as required by the program.
  • Maintain an inventory of program resources available to clients.
  • Prepares client assessments as per program requirements.

3. Human Resources
  • Provides support and assistance to volunteers and/or placement students.

4. Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Assists in the development of program specific policies and procedures/guidelines and in the overall planning and development of the program
  • Attends and participates at team and general staff meetings as scheduled
  • Participates in the evaluation component of relevant program
  • Maintains effective communication of information among internal and external stakeholders
  • Participate in staff development as appropriate to the position.
  • Works within established policies of off-site organizations where staff are housed.

1. Education
  • Diploma in Registered Early Childhood Education and/or equivalent training.
  • Certified School’s Cool Facilitator an asset.
2. Professional Experience
  • Three to five years experience working in a child/adult oriented environment.
  • Experience in program planning and delivery.
  • Training and experience with group facilitation.

3. Key Competencies
  • Extensive knowledge of community and child development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Experience working with different population groups served by the program.

4. Linguistic Profile (for Centres with French Language Service Designations)
  • Under the Centre’s designation to provide French Language Services for identified positions.
  • Based on New Avenues Linguistics Rating Scale: A+ (highest skill) to C- (lowest skill)
  • Other languages an asset.

5. Personal Suitability/Other Requirements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with adults and children.
  • Availability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications.

Salary:  $22.627-$26.620/hour

Terms of Employment:  Contract January 2, 2018 – August 10, 2018

Deadline for Application:  Monday, November 27, 2017

How to Apply:  

Submit your application by Monday November 27, 2017 at 4pm to:
Human Resources
Pinecrest-Queesnway Community Health Centre
1365 Richmond Rd, 2nd Flr
Ottawa, ON K2B 6R7
Fax: 613-288-3407
Email: (Microsoft Word format only)

Due to the high volume of applicants, we can neither confirm receipt of nor respond to inquiries regarding your application.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

PQCHC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. If at any stage in the selection process you require an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know the nature of the required accommodation.

Location:  Ottawa

Profession Type:  Child and Youth Workers

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