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Support Services Coordinator, Meals on Wheels and More

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline December 21, 2011

Full-time union position
http://www.mealsonwheelsandmore.ca
80 Sheppard Ave. West, Toronto, ON  M2N 1M2

Meals on Wheels and More (a division of Don Mills Foundation for Seniors) is a charitable, non-profit community organization which has been providing services to older adults and individuals living with disabilities in the eastern sector of North York since 1970. The agency is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic individual to undertake intake, social work, and client/crisis intervention duties.

Responsibilities

  1. Provide initial client intake, screening, and assessment
  2. Provide information, consultation, crisis intervention, advocacy, as well as referral to other community services and agencies as necessary
  3. Provide some case management/ongoing counselling to a caseload of “at risk” clients
  4. Perform psycho-social/functional assessments, and develop and implement service plans
  5. Participate as a member of community and interagency organizations for the purpose of information-sharing, identifying gaps in service, and developing effective intervention strategies
  6. Co-organize and conduct a monthly caregiver support group

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Social work degree, RSW
  2. A minimum of two years’ experience in community-based social work
  3. Experience in working with the CIMS database
  4. Current drivers’ license essential, use of car an asset

Skills and Knowledge

  1. Proven knowledge of community resources for older adults
  2. Excellent communication and client relations skills
  3. Ability to work as part of a team
  4. Familiarity with interRAI CHA assessment an asset

Please submit cover letter and resume by Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 to:

Elizabeth Stern, Executive Director
Meals on Wheels and More
80 Sheppard Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario  M2N 1M2
F: (416) 225-6473
E: estern@mowam.ca
URL: http://www.mealsonwheelsandmore.ca