Employment Opportunities

Leamingtion Position

                       JOB DETAILS         |      1 POSITIONS AVAILABLE (pending funding finalization)

Position

  LEAMINGTON CUP Support Worker

Qualifications

BSW or BSW graduate (pending – June 2019)

MSW or MSW graduate (pending – June 2019)

Term

Contract | May 15, 2019 – August 15, 2019

Reports to

CUP Director

Location

CUP Sites – Leamington/Essex County

Description

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Leamington CUP Support Worker is responsible provide low-income community members with access to services and programs that: 1 ) provide Individuals whose employment, peer and/or family relations are at risk as a result of chronic/acute anger episodes 2) Individuals whose employment, peer and/or family relations are jeopardized or at risk from chronic/acute depressive episodes 3) youth whose employment, peer and/or family relations are at risk as a result of depression, anger or inappropriate behaviours.

SCOPE

The LSW reports to the Director –CUP and must provide case plans/plans of action and supervisory notes to his/her supervisor for approval. The LSW must be prepared to make his/her own decisions and to work independently with minimal supervision beyond the daily planning sessions. The LSW is expected to seek direction from his/her supervisor when faced with unusual situations.

The day to day workload is often unpredictable and requires the ability to manage multiple tasks.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Function |

Community Outreach

Develop a CUP resources, services and programs package for distribution to local/rural community service providers and residents

•Organize and deliver community information sessions to area organizations and/or businesses eligible for service

Group Work Program(s)

• Co-plan, facilitate and evaluate each of 4 groups currently underway

•Manage incoming inquiries and referrals, including completing client intake forms and coordinating appointment times

Individual Client Files

• Work jointly with staff to research, plan and implement best-practices to assist individuals with specific issues relating to employability and/or family unity

• Provide appropriate counselling & referral services as required

Administrative & Digital Support

•              Distribute advertising materials through multiple methods to local community/Essex County

•              Manage incoming inquiries and referrals

•              Complete advocacy efforts related to client needs; including government forms, networking, outgoing referrals.

•              develop web-page of current Leamington activities to be posted to CUP website: https://communitypartnership.ca  

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The LSW requires knowledge of social work theories, practices and procedures with an understanding of all pertinent legislation and policies including the Mental Health Act, Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Powers of Attorney, Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security and all other relevant legislation and acts.

The LSW requires knowledge of case management, case conferencing and intervention theories and practices.

The LSW must be able to respond or assist in emergency situations and have very good interpersonal, mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills. He/she must have well developed organizational, verbal and written communications skills, interviewing and analytical skills and advanced computer skills. The GSW must be flexible, adaptable and able to work effectively in a variety of settings and in a cross-cultural situation and be knowledgeable of the services available in the community. He/she must demonstrate sound judgement particularly in dealing with safety issues.

Other skills required include:

Skills, knowledge and abilities normally gained through completion of a Social Work Degree Program combined with related social work experience.

Additional Requirements

Due to the requirement to travel within the community, a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle is required. Mileage provided

Salary

$17.25/hour | mandatory benefits

Hours

Monday – Friday       30 hours/week

May-June     | 9:00 am -5:00 pm

July- August | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

RESUME

April 15, 2019 @ 4:00pm   PDF format

info@cupartner.ca 

Reginald Position

 

                       JOB DETAILS         |  1 POSITIONS AVAILABLE (pending funding finalization)
Position Reginald Support Worker
Qualifications

BSW or BSW graduate (pending – June 2019)

MSW or MSW graduate (pending – June 2019)

Term Contract | May 15, 2019 – August 15, 2019
Reports toCUP Director
LocationCUP Sites – Windsor / Reginald Site
Description

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The REGINALD Support Worker (RSW) is responsible for activities related to the Reginald Education Access for Digital Youth (READY) program (aged 12-19) and the STARS (5-11years) program. The principal goal is to enhance the social, educational, and digital opportunities of youth currently residing in Reginald social housing neighbourhood who are at risk of falling behind their peers due to depth of poverty, poverty of opportunity related to a lack of concentrated/focused educational and social supports.

SCOPE

The RSW reports to the Director –CUP and must provide case plans/plans of action and supervisory notes to his/her supervisor for approval. The RSW must be prepared to make his/her own decisions and to work independently with minimal supervision beyond the daily planning sessions. The RSW is expected to seek direction from his/her supervisor when faced with unusual situations.

The day to day workload is often unpredictable and requires the ability to manage multiple tasks.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Function |

Community Outreach

•create outreach/resources invitational packages to community youth

•implement outreach activities to community youth (defined by program)

Youth & Children Support

•May-June: support to Youth Program Coordinator READY and STARS afterschool

•July –August: in collaboration with the Youth Program Coordinator and community youth co-plan a weekly community cafe, Administrative & Digital Support

•update high school course-related resources (applied and advanced) aligned with local Boards of Education Curriculum to guide Peer Mentors

•update and organize an inventory of local citizens/organizations available to provide specific training/teaching

• organize an inventory of local businesses / post-secondary institutions field trip opportunities

•in collaboration with the Youth Program Coordinator develop Mentorship Training modules

•update database to track Mentorship Training

Research & Development

•support the current research team to complete literature reviews of best-practices in afterschool programs

•support research team in grant-writing and application process

•develop web-page of current Reginald activities to be posted to CUP website: https://communitypartnership.ca

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The RSW requires knowledge of social work theories, practices and procedures with an understanding of all pertinent legislation and policies including the Mental Health Act, Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Powers of Attorney, Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security and all other relevant legislation and acts.

The RSW requires knowledge of case management, case conferencing and intervention theories and practices.

The RSW must be able to respond or assist in emergency situations and have very good interpersonal, mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills. He/she must have well developed organizational, verbal and written communications skills, interviewing and analytical skills and advanced computer skills. The RSW must be flexible, adaptable and able to work effectively in a variety of settings and in a cross-cultural situation and be knowledgeable of the services available in the community. He/she must demonstrate sound judgement particularly in dealing with safety issues.

Other skills required include:

Skills, knowledge and abilities normally gained through completion of a Social Work Degree Program combined with related social work experience.

Additional Requirements Due to the requirement to travel within the community, a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle is required. Mileage provided
Salary$17.25/hour | mandatory benefits
Hours

Monday – Friday       30 hours/week

May-June       | 9:00 am -5:00 pm

July- August | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

RESUME

April 15, 2019 @ 4:00pm   PDF format

info@cupartner.ca 

Glengarry Position

                     JOB DETAILS     |         1 POSITIONS AVAILABLE (pending funding finalization)

Position

Glengarry Support Worker

Qualifications

BSW or BSW graduate (pending – June 2019)

MSW or MSW graduate (pending – June 2019)

Term

Contract | May 15, 2019 – August 15, 2019

Reports to

CUP Director

Location

CUP Sites – Windsor / Glengarry Site

Description

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Glengarry Support Worker (GSW) is responsible for providing community based services to identified groups to improve the social well-being and functioning of individuals, families and neighbourhoods. As well, the GSW will provide mentoring to students placed in the field organization, lead team meetings and participate in the day-to-day activities that promote capacity building within the community.

SCOPE

The GSW reports to the Director –CUP and must provide case plans/plans of action and supervisory notes to his/her supervisor for approval. The GSW must be prepared to make his/her own decisions and to work independently with minimal supervision beyond the daily planning sessions. The GSW is expected to seek direction from his/her supervisor when faced with unusual situations.

The day to day workload is often unpredictable and requires the ability to manage multiple tasks.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Function |

Community Outreach

•Deliver outreach/resources packages to individuals moving into the Glengarry neighbourhood that support community integration and tenancy stability

•Support Resident-Led Outreach Team to facilitate, plan, organize and implement community meals

•Assist the PEACE Project Coordinator to facilitate community focus groups that support knowledge exchange and relationship building between neighbourhood members and local police

Tenancy Support

•Work with staff outreach team to provide housing support interventions to reduce evictions

Youth & Children Support

•May-June: Support to Afterschool/Homework Club Coordinator

Work with children 5-12 years | mentoring, coaching, support

Administrative & Digital Support

•Support the current research team to complete research on addiction and mental health outreach strategies that align with current needs

•Support to write grant applications

•Support to data collection, evaluation processes and outcome measures

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The GSW requires knowledge of social work theories, practices and procedures with an understanding of all pertinent legislation and policies including the Mental Health Act, Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Powers of Attorney, Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security and all other relevant legislation and acts.

The GSW requires knowledge of case management, case conferencing and intervention theories and practices.

The GSW must be able to respond or assist in emergency situations and have very good interpersonal, mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills. He/she must have well developed organizational, verbal and written communications skills, interviewing and analytical skills and advanced computer skills. The GSW must be flexible, adaptable and able to work effectively in a variety of settings and in a cross-cultural situation and be knowledgeable of the services available in the community. He/she must demonstrate sound judgement particularly in dealing with safety issues.

Other skills required include:

Skills, knowledge and abilities normally gained through completion of a Social Work Degree Program combined with related social work experience.

Additional Requirements

Due to the requirement to travel within the community, a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle is required. Mileage provided

Salary

$17.25/hour | mandatory benefits

Hours

Monday – Friday       30 hours/week

May-June       | 9:00 am -5:00 pm

July- August | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

RESUME

April 15, 2019 @ 4:00pm   PDF format

info@cupartner.ca

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