Team Leader, Employment & Community Services | YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Team Leader, Employment & Community Services

June 11th, 2015 by wptest

DATE: June 11, 2015
JOB TITLE: Team Leader, Employment & Community Services
LOCATION: Parry Sound ES
DEPARTMENT: Leadership Training & Community Development
PLACEMENT: Full-Time, Permanent

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka currently serves over 125,000 people in Simcoe County and the Districts of Muskoka and Parry Sound in Central Ontario. The YMCA is one of the largest charities within our service area, providing over $1.1 million annually of support and access to our programs and services.

With a staff complement of 1200+ full and part-time staff, combined with over 1,000 volunteers and donors, and an operating budget of $39 million, the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka serves over 30,000 annual members and participants through its eight membership centres in Barrie, Collingwood, Gravenhurst, Innisfil, Midland, Orillia, Parry Sound, and Wasaga Beach; 3,000 Child Care families across a number of communities; registers 4,000 day campers in addition to 800 overnight campers at YMCA Camp Kitchikewana on Beausoleil Island; over 15,000 people through leadership development, outdoor education and family programs at YMCA Geneva Park; and counsels over 20,000 people in several community development programs.

As our Mission Statement affirms, “My Y is dedicated to the growth of all persons in spirit, mind and body, and to their sense of belonging to each other and the global community.” Our Vision for the future is “My Y inspires people to reach their full potential.”

To provide the leadership, direction and support to ensure the successful operation of the Employment Services in Parry Sound

• Demonstrate strong support and commitment to the mission and core values of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka and the YMCA in Canada.
• Demonstrate strong support and commitment to serving the membership, facility users and all program participants of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka.
• Manage of the Parry Sound ERC contract and any initiated Employment Services contracts, making certain all participant targets, quality measures, and financial objectives are achieved
• Provide general support and direction to staff and volunteers, maintaining effective communication to ensure satisfactory service to the client and that contract objectives are met
• Promote the YMCA in the community through fostering relationships with project partners, funders, andcommunity partners
• Initiate the development and implementation of a plan that supports the YMCA vision related to the strategic plan, investigating opportunities that focus on the improvement and expansion of service
• Ensure the effective flow of communication by reporting on any matters of note or concern regarding employment services to the Association in a timely manner; to effectively flow communications within YMCA Employment Services
• Ensure that the Parry Sound ERC is connected to the YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka, and is involved in association programs and initiatives
• Adherence to all provincial and federal legislation relevant to job description.
• To actively participate in the YMCA leadership team

• University degree and/or College equivalent with a focus on Social Sciences and/or Humanities
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a supervisory position in an employment/social service setting
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing budgets
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience with the YMCA, a charity or non-profit organization
• Child Protection orientation
• AODA training
• Health & Safety Awareness training
• Bill 168 (Violence & Harassment in the Workplace) training
• Mandated training is required before or shortly after commencement of work
• Must be able to work flexible hours based on client needs
• Clear Police Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening

Qualified candidates who wish to be considered are invited to send a resume and cover letter to:

Karen Ferguson
Manager, Employment & Literacy Services
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka
Fax: 705.528.0846

Applications will remain open until June 26, 2015.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised that all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening. 

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.

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