Program Coordinator (Limberlost Site)

Position Description:

The London Community Chaplaincy seeks to build community with families who face the challenges of living in poverty and to build community with faith communities across the city seeking to share their energy and resources.  We are currently looking for a positive team player, skilled at community building to join our ministry team. The Program Coordinator role is an integral member of our core staff team.

Key Responsibilities:

To build healthy, professional and supportive relationships with the residents, connecting them to resources, providing pastoral care and assisting with accessing basic needs

To nurture and develop a sense of community and healthy relationships among families predominantly adult women living in in the Limberlost neighbourhood

To initiate, develop, and/or partner with other agencies in creating programs, groups and events which will be offered to support families in the community  

With the Chaplaincy team, help with implementing special events and activities, such as seasonal celebrations and BBQ’s

With the Chaplaincy team, develop and support connections with faith communities, community organizations, service clubs, volunteers and student placements.

Maintain records, statistics, and other vital information according to policies and procedures

Coordinate onsite groups, program registrations, and volunteers

Facility Maintenance of Limberlost site, (technology, office supplies, household supplies, general cleanliness)

Key Competencies:

A positive, goal-oriented person who has a strong sense of personal initiative and can achieve outcomes

Must be able to multitask and achieve competing priorities

An outgoing person, who can initiate and develop new relationships

A creative person able to develop programming with limited financial resources

Must possess a depth of understanding regarding the realities and needs of families living in poverty, and have a passion to build justice with them

A positive individual able to demonstrate empathy and to treat everyone with dignity and respect at all times

Comfortable working with a faith-based organization with a pastoral care approach

Ability to be flexible and accept changing responsibilities as the ministry evolves and adapts to changing community needs 

Required Qualifications:

Education: Pursuing or attained college or university in a field of study related to pastoral care, chaplaincy, counselling or social work from a recognized university or college.

Employment and volunteer experience demonstrating ability to build healthy, supportive relationships with clientele, demonstrated leadership and program implementation

References which highlight experience, character and competencies

Meets mandates as per Canada Summer Job Requirements  (age and residency)

Current police record check, including vulnerable sector screening

Preferred Assets:

Current standard First Aid, Safe Food Handling and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention

A reliable vehicle

A significant connection to a faith community

Compensation:  $18.00/Hour, approximately 25hours/week for 25 weeks, beginning September 8th, 2020. Various shifts required, including possible evening and or weekend work. Possibility of Job extension as funding allows.

To apply:Please submit resume and cover letter to chaplain@londoncommunitychaplaincy.com by Monday August 24th, 2020.  While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

The London Community Chaplaincy will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

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