Aftercare Coordinator

Start date: October 15, 2018

Salary Range: $42,500 to $45,000

Time commitment is 20 to 24 HOURS PER WEEK, on a flexible hourly basis as required to meet the needs of the clients by providing support and counsel in person and by telephone to students and families. Predominately in Toronto with one day per week to include attending a Clinical Review meeting at campus location in Shelburne, Ontario

Position Overview:

Reporting directly to the Clinical Director, the Aftercare Coordinator is responsible to coach and support the students and the parents as they reintegrate into the community. Success in this role will depend on one’s ability to create a supportive culture that allows for the student and their families to be launched in an effective and responsible manner.  The Aftercare Coordinator ensures that all student, family, and community experiences are at a level of excellence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages a case load of 10 to 12 students and supports them as they reintegrate into the community.  Assists them (with the parent’s help) in finding employment, volunteer positions, therapeutic support, recreation activities, and/or academic placements 

  • Leads weekly Aftercare Preparation group on campus for students in the Transition Phase of the program

  • Provides weekly check-in calls to parents and students which may include visits with families in their homes.

  • Co-leads weekly Parent Support Teleconference

  • Organizes and leads yearly alumni and aftercare student activities

  • Organizes and leads quarterly alumni and aftercare student workshop

  • Works closely with the student’s designated mentor and therapist from PRI to support the student in an attuned manner. May be required to hire, supervise and manage Student Mentors in more remote locations. Complete administrative activities as required.

  • Liaise with Research Director on follow-up data collection

  • Liaise with Director of Communications on regular alumni communications

  • Liaise with community resources—academic, therapeutic, recreational, volunteer opportunities, etc.

Skills Required:

  • Master’s degree preferred in relevant field such as social work, counselling, psychology or education

  • Ability to communicate effectively with parents and teens

  • Ability to work with a team of interdisciplinary professionals

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Flexible schedule

  • Valid driver’s license and car insurance

  • Familiar with Toronto and GTA based resources and supports

  • Resourceful in identifying supports in other locations

     

    Interested candidates should apply with resume and cover letter to Gayle Dennison, Manager, Human Resources, at hr@pineriverinstitute.com by September 27, 2018

    We thank all candidates who apply. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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