Community and Family Supports Coordinator Full-Time, Permanent

About the Centre

The Centre for Autism Services Alberta is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive and innovative supports and services to children, youth and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Centre is an accredited organization with highly engaged staff as demonstrated on our most recent employee survey, in which 99% of our employees said the Centre for Autism Services Alberta, is a positive place to work!

Job Summary

The Community and Family Supports Coordinator is responsible for the active engagement and monitoring of community programs. The Community and Family Supports Coordinator will liaise, coordinate, develop, plan, and evaluate all community and Centre programs.

The Community and Family Supports Coordinator must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  This position requires strong organizational skills and focus on initiative, flexibility and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the initiation and development of community programming
  • Provide overall direction and ongoing supervision of the Summer Camp program
  • Develop, implement, facilitate, monitor and evaluate all programs
  • Assess, monitor and evaluate community organizations for the inclusion of ASD children
  • Supervise, coach, mentor and evaluate all program aides
  • Initiate and maintain relationships/partnerships with community agency
  • Liaise with FSCD caseworkers inquiring on placement of children in programs, ensuring appropriate costs are covered in existing contracts
  • Assiss Finance with development of budget for each program, monthly invoices of community programs; coordinate financial payments for programs
  • Mentor and support to clinical staff and families during transition to Community Integration Programs
  • Provide consultation services to families as required
  • Contribute to organizational planning and program development
  • Evaluate program components and recommend changes to ensure quality improvement
  • Participate in the development and preparation of organizational policies and procedures
  • Anticipate, assess and report risk management to the Executive Director
  • Identify and address systemic, structural and program implementation and concerns to the Executive Director
  • Facilitate community programming in-services to internal and external stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of program operational manuals
  • Recommend and oversee the purchase of supplies for programs
  • Contribute to program statistical and narrative records and reports


Qualifications

  • Degree in related field or relevant experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in program planning., evaluating and supervision
  • Excellent organization and time management skills and the ability to work in a team atmosphere
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills
  • Computer training, knowledge and experience using MS Office Professional
  • Clear Criminal Record Check & Clean Child Welfare Record Check
  • Valid drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Registration with a professional body as applicable


Apply online
 below, or email your resume and cover letter to:
HumanResources@centreforautism.ab.ca or fax to 780.488.6664 (confirm fax transmission by calling 780.488.6600)

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Questions? Email humanresources@centreforautism.ab.ca