KidsFirst Program Support

Employer: Regina Open Door Society

Location: Regina

Number of positions: 1

Type of positions: Casual, Term

Wage/Salary: $21.23 per hour


Description

The Regina Open Door Society (RODS) is a non-profit organization that provides settlement and integration services to refugees and immigrants in Regina. RODS is committed to meeting the needs of newcomers by offering programs and services that enable them to achieve their goals and participate fully in the larger community.

The Regina Open Door Society Inc. is seeking a qualified individual to staff the casual position of KidsFirst Program Support. It is a two-month term position from February 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018.

Position Description
The primary responsibility of this position is to provide ongoing program support services primarily through developing materials and resources to the KidsFirst team leader and KidsFirst home visitors.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs duties of basic program support (i.e. filing, caseload admission tracking, creating documents).
  • Develops materials and resources, gathers and organizes data, and compile documents.
  • Provides support that enables families to meet their goals, for example, issuing nutrition and/or taxi vouchers.
  • Updates forms/policies.
  • Attends and participates in meetings (i.e. Home Visitor/Supervisor consults, KidsFirst meeting, FWOT meeting, Settlement and Family Community Services Unit meeting, etc.). Encourages team to continuously develop professionally.
  • Meets routinely with supervisor/team leader to consult, and/or discuss directions to support home visitors.
  • Be available for flexible hours.

Required Competencies:

  • Ability to comply with RODS Documentation standards, complete data entries, compile documents, develop materials and resources and complete reports in a timely manner.
  • Ability to comply with RODS and KidsFirst protocols, standards, and procedures (i.e. Confidentiality, Taxi/Nutrition Vouchers, Critical Incident, etc.)
  • Ability to demonstrate mutual trust and respect for all team members at all time, and to work collaboratively and cooperatively with all team members to better meet the needs of the families.
  • Ability to work with all team members to create a warm and accepting environment for all children and adults, and to exhibit a positive attitude which leads to a productive work environment.
  • Ability to provide services in a respectful and confidential manner, and to maintain professional level of confidentiality in regards to children, families, and staff. All relevant information will be discussed with the Home Visiting Supervisor, Team Leader and/or Executive Director.
  • Ability to maintain strength-based, family-centered, and culturally sensitive environment.
  • Ability to practice “zero-tolerance” for violence in the workplace.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Required qualifications/education:
This position requires a completion of a relevant secondary education certificate/diploma in Child Development, Human Services and/or a minimum of 2 years related experience is preferred. Also, the successful applicant will be required to have completed a valid Class 5-Novice 2 driver’s license, access to an insured vehicle and provide a clean Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check. Prior KidsFirst training (i.e. Growing Great Kids) and ability to speak other languages is an asset.

This position is a casual part-time position and works flexible hours. Starting salary for this position is $37,263.33 annually ($21.23/hour).


How To Apply

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Please be able to provide three work related references at the time of your interview. Please respond in confidence by sending a cover letter and resume to HR@rods.sk.ca, stating the position title in the email subject, no later than 4:00pm, January 19th, 2018. No phone calls or drop-in mails, please.