Reporting to the Director of Youth and Family Engagement, and in accordance with the YM-YWHA’s strategic plan, the successful applicant is responsible for continuing the smooth operation of all inclusion programs within the Youth & Family Engagement Department. This includes the development of services and programs for the special needs population, social and recreational programs for individuals of all ages with intellectual, emotional and cognitive disabilities and mental health issues, as well as the oversight of special needs referrals and memberships.
This is a full-time position with somewhat flexible hours to be discussed with the Director
-Monitor income and expenses, prepare timesheets, and collect fees to ensure conformity with approved budget, prepare budgets.
-Plan and manage programming that supports the inclusion of clients of all abilities into the YM-YWHA
-In coordination with the department Director, review, modify, and develop program content and oversee implementation.
-In coordination with department Director, recruit, hire, train, evaluate, and supervise part-time staff and volunteers (where applicable) to animate department programming as needed.
-Develop and maintain an open and cooperative relationship with parents, guardians, group home supervisors; keeping them informed of program content, participants’ progress, etc.
-Coordinate adaptive transit (where applicable).
-Incorporate Jewish culture, traditions, and holiday celebrations into programming where appropriate.
-In coordination with department Director, manage outreach and actively recruit participants by developing and maintaining relations with social service providers such as Centre Miriam, local CSSS’s, and other agencies dealing with special needs clientele (schools, etc..,)
-In collaboration with the Marketing department, develop outreach efforts to promote enrolment in all programs.
-In collaboration with department Director establish, conduct, and analyze program evaluations including but not limited to surveys, questionnaires, focus groups, etc.
-Order and maintain approved equipment and supplies; Carry out any other related tasks as they arise.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- Dental Care
- On-site Gym
- On-site Parking
- Vision Care
- Microsoft Office: 2 years (Required)
- Working with individuals with cognitive disabilities: 1 year (Preferred)
- Montreal Jewish community: 2 years (Preferred)
- Bachelor's Degree (Required)