The Association employs over 235 full and part time support professionals, who are committed to providing opportunities to people to achieve their personal goals, facilitate relationships, enhance skill development and build social roles within their community.

In order to be considered for employment with Community Living Central York, you must have the following:

 

  • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence (G or G2)
  • Access to a reliable vehicle with proof of valid insurance
  • A completed Police check (vulnerable sector screening), which is not older than 6 months
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C.
  • Education related to Human Services or a related University Degree, or previous experience working/volunteering with people who have an intellectual disability.

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Support Worker | Part Time | Various Shifts

SUMMARY STATEMENT:

To support people who have an intellectual disability to achieve their personal goals, as they relate to work and alternative options.  Facilitate relationships, skills and roles which promote their effective participation in the typical and valued life of the community.

POSITION (Classification):

SUPPORT WORKER, PART TIME

REPORTING TO:

Supervisor

HOURS:

Up to 30 hours per week with the ability to pick up additional shifts

Days, Evenings, Overnights, Weekends

 

HOURLY RATE RANGE:

$17.74 – $19.14 per hour

(Overnight Rest – $14.69 per hour)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of two years experience working with people who have an intellectual disability preferred
  • DSW or equivalent preferred
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to support behavioral needs and protocols
  • Previous experience providing support to people who have a mental health diagnosis, and dealing with high anxiety situations
  • Ability to work independently providing one-to-one support and as a team in a group living setting
  • Experience in providing respectful personal care
  • Training in dispensing medication
  • Ability to operate large vehicles such as an accessible mini-van
  • Good written and verbal communication scales
  • Ability to engage with and captivate people that do not use words to communicate
  • Ability to maintain accurate documentation
  • Experience caring for individual with medical and physical needs
  • Current Standard First Aid, CPR-C
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance, and reliable vehicle
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Screening within the last 5 months

 

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Supporting a person with an intellectual disability to participate in their community
  • Engaging with the person and providing them with various options for community & recreational activities and outings that will interest them
  • Assisting the person to participate in activities of their preference and choice

 

Community Living Central York is an equal opportunity employer which welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please let us know if you require accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

COVID-19 Considerations:

We require all new staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. Should any candidate be unable to vaccinate for a bona fide human rights related reason, Community Living Central York will investigate whether accommodation is possible without undue hardship based on the position.

New employees will be fully trained on all IPAC measures, including Personal Protective Equipment and precautionary measures the organization has put in place to protect employees and the individuals we support from Covid-19.

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Support Worker | Full Time Position | Various Shifts

Position Type

Full Time Support Worker

Summary

To support people who have an intellectual disability to achieve their personal goals, as they relate to work and alternative options.  Facilitate relationships, skills and roles which promote their effective participation in the typical and valued life of the community.

Reporting To

Community Living Supports Supervisor

Hours

37.5 hours per week
Days, Afternoons, and Evenings shifts. Weekend availability is required for all CLCY employees

Hourly Rate Range

$22.91 – $24.51
(Overnight Rest – $15.93 per hour)

Qualifications

  • DSW or equivalent, preferably with a minimum of two years experience working with people who have an intellectual disability
  • Ability to support behavioural needs and protocols
  • Previous experience supporting people who have mental health diagnosis and dealing with high anxiety situations
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to follow and create Support Plans
  • Ability to relate to the specific support needs of the people supported at said location
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills including written and verbal
  • Ability to maintain accurate documentation and some experience scheduling
  • Current First Aid, CPR and Non-violent Crisis Intervention certificates
  • Proven use of CPI strategies including verbal de-escalation
  • Training in dispensing medications
  • Valid driver’s licence, insurance, and reliable vehicle
  • Commitment to providing supports to people in accordance with Social Role Valorization
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening

General Duties

  • Establish a respectful relationship with each individual which recognize their rights as a citizen and promote their dignity and well-being.
  • Support individuals to develop decision-making skills, exercise choices, and assume responsibilities and reasonable risks. Involve individuals and their advocate in the decision-making process.
  • Develop and/or implement support agreements to achieve personal outcomes using Personal Outcome Measures.

This position will require staff to provide supports to a wide range of complex needs, including behavioural supports, medical supports, and providing personal care. The incumbent of this position will have a demonstrated degree of flexibility regarding work hours and schedules to meet the needs of the organization and the people we support. Day time, evening, weekend availability will be required.

Community Living Central York is an equal opportunity employer which welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please let us know if you require accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

COVID-19 Considerations:

We require all new staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. Should any candidate be unable to vaccinate for a bona fide human rights related reason, Community Living Central York will investigate whether accommodation is possible without undue hardship based on the position.

New employees will be fully trained on all IPAC measures, including Personal Protective Equipment and precautionary measures the organization has put in place to protect employees and the individuals we support from Covid-19.

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Director of Finance

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE – WE WANT YOU TO COMPLEMENT OUR TEAM!

OUR VISION

A community where everyone belongs.

Founded in 1954 Community Living is a not-for-profit charitable organization that provides essential daily living supports to people who have intellectual disabilities.  The organization is under the direction of a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of people receiving support, family members and other members of the community.

As part of the Senior Leadership team, The Director of Finance will provide leadership and direction by effectively managing all financial matters for the Association, in accordance with Community Living Central York Mission, Vision and Core Values.

POSITION REPORTS TO: CEO

Scope of Position

The Director of Finance performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

Financial accounting and reporting

  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage the accounting function ensuring efficient systems, process and controls that meets the needs of the business today and the future
  • Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met including Charitable Status, Withholding Payments (CPP, EI), Income Tax, Goods and Services Tax, Employer Health Tax
  • Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit and liaise with the Board’s Audit Committee and the external auditors as necessary
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash
  • Reconcile bank and investment accounts
  • Review monthly results and implement monthly variance reporting
  • Manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy
  • Oversee the bookkeeping function including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation
  • Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate
  • Prepare annual charitable return in a timely manner as appropriate
  • Liaise with the Finance Committee and/or Audit Committee as appropriate
  • Assist the CEO and the Board Controller with financial reporting as required at Board meeting and the Annual General Meetings

 

Payroll

  • Manage the payroll function ensuring efficient systems, process, controls and to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner, in conjunction with the Director of Human Resources
  • Process and submit statutory and benefits remittances on time
  • Issue annual T4s and T4As

 

Budget preparation

  • Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, and prepare the annual budget in consultation with the CEO and Treasurer and/or Finance Committee
  • In collaboration with the Directors and Managers, prepare budgets for funding applications

 

Operations

  • Identify agencies short- and long-term priorities and develop systems, processes and policies to support the achievement of them in a cost-effective manner.
  • On an ongoing basis, evaluated and prioritizes activities, focuses people resources against key business priorities

 

Risk management

  • Monitor risk management policies and procedures to ensure that program and organizational risks are minimized
  • Oversee the annual insurance renewal process and ensure appropriate coverage is maintained at all times
  • Maximize income where possible and appropriate
  • Negotiate with Bank for lines of credit or other financial services as required and appropriate

 

Leadership

  • Develop team goals that are fully aligned with the agency’s strategic initiatives
  • Build effective teams, coach, provide guidance and develop others
  • Ensure optimal deployment of resources to achieve business objectives
  • Collaborative leadership style

 

Does this describe you? If so, we want to hear from you:

The Director of Finance should demonstrate competence with the following: 

  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices and ensure own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.

 

Qualifications

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • 10 years working knowledge in accounting and finance with at least 6 years supervisory experience.
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation preferred
  • Knowledge of accepted accounting principles
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation affecting charities
  • Knowledge of compliance regulations and financial reporting for organizations working within the charitable not-for-profit sector
  • Knowledge of Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) legislative requirements is an asset but not mandatory
  • Knowledge in business process management
  • Transfer Payment Ontario
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening

 

Proficiency in the use of computer programs for:

  • Accounting
  • Microsoft 365
  • GP Dynamics software
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Databases
  • Advance level Spreadsheets/Excel
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • E-mail
  • Internet

 

Working Conditions

  • Director of Finance works in an office environment
  • Director of Finance usually works a standard work week
  • Director of Finance may be required to work some overtime hours to attend meetings of the Board and during specific periods of the accounting cycle such as the Annual Audit.

 

We require all new staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. Should any candidate be unable to vaccinate for a bona fide human rights related reason, Community Living Central York will investigate whether accommodation is possible without undue hardship based on the position.

Apply to:

Community Living Central York
575 Penrose Street
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 5L5
Email:  tara.watt@clcy.ca  stating position in subject line
Attention:  Tara Watt, Director of Human Resources

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Deadline
October 22, 2021

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Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume indicating the position applied for as follows:

By Mail: Community Living Central York
Attention:  Human Resources
575 Penrose Street, Newmarket ON L3Y 5L5

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