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Project Manager, Jean Tweed Centre

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline: December 1, 2011

JEAN TWEED CENTRE, a community based treatment centre for women with substance use and gambling problems, invites applicants for the following position:


(1 year contract or secondment)

The Jean Tweed Centre requires a Project Manager for the agency's Supportive Housing program for a period of one year.  This person will also support smaller projects/committees within the agency. The successful applicant will have experience in both the supportive housing sector and substance abuse/mental health services.

Women living in this housing have complex substance abuse issues as well as a range of related challenges.  This project is part of a larger initiative to increase the health and social outcomes for people with severe and chronic substance use by providing stable housing and support supports women We are seeking someone who is competent with a systems approach to service delivery, an ability to work collaboratively internally and externally, a solid knowledge of the role of women-centered services, and a working
knowledge of current priorities and best practices.  Responsibilities in this position can be fluid and will require someone who is  comfortable with flexible and changing priorities. 


Developing and implementing Supporting Housing initiative

-       Management & supervision of community support

-       Maintenance of partnerships

-       Committee representation

-       Program planning development

Representing the agency in related sector activities, i.e. concurrent disorders network

Supporting other project management initiatives, knowledge exchange, research and evaluation activities within the agency.


A Masters degree in Social Work or a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Statement of Inclusion: 

The Jean Tweed Centre recognizes and values the rich diversity of Canadian society and specifically the women, children and families we serve.  We are committed to working from an inclusive and holistic anti-oppression framework to assist women and their families from various cultures, racialized groups, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities.

The program strives to build a staff group that reflects the ethno-racial and linguistic diversity of the communities being served.



Susy Cannon


215 Evans Avenue

Toronto, Ontario  M8Z 1J5

FAX: (416) 255-9021

We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.