Assistant Coordinator

Job Detail

Company: Recruiting through World Skills Employment Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Part Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Other
Job Posting Date: 04-Aug-2017
Apply by: 22-Aug-2017

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with Ancoura

World Skills Employment Centre is working with Ancoura to recruit for the position of Assistant Coordinator.
World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:
  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to, on or before 9:00am, August 22nd, 2017.
  • Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to before August 22, 2017 via Charity Village link: Assistant Coordinator
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your targeted cover letter and resume as a SINGLE word document, with the file name Your NEEP_First Name_Last Name_Position Title (NEEP_John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services. World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market.
World Skills is working with Ancoura to recruit for the position of Assistant Coordinator (1-2 days/week). Please see the position description below, and submit your targeted resume and cover letter as directed, ensuring you clearly demonstrate how all essential qualifications are met, no later than August 22nd. Late applications will not be accepted.
If you would like feedback on your application before your final submission, please send it to no later than 9am on Wednesday, August 16th.
 If you would like your application to be endorsed by World Skills for this opportunity, please forward a copy of your application to (before the deadline!).
Ancoura is a not-for-profit corporation that provides housing and support for people living with a mental illness. Ancoura residents live in three-bedroom townhouses, rented and furnished by Ancoura.  Each home also has a team of about five volunteers who provide a “circle of friends” for the residents. The residents and volunteers at each home are supported by coordinators who offer problem-solving assistance and ensure that the home is running smoothly. The Assistant Coordinator will provide coordination at two homes under the direction of Ancoura’s Coordinator. Ancoura currently has six homes and plans to open a new home this fall.
  • Interview and assess potential residents for new homes
  • Support residents through weekly house meetings and one-on-one counselling
  • Provides on-call support on a regular basis (one weekend per month) and as needed
  • Plan group and community activities that promote the well-being of residents
  • Educate and coach volunteers through volunteer training and regular meetings
  • Manage files related to two homes
  • Maintain and nurture contacts with community mental health services
  • Writes a written report for monthly board meetings
  • Liaise with the Coordinator on a regular basis
  • Assist the Coordinator and board with other activities as required

  • Formal education in social work (B.S.W.), counselling or related field, with mental health specialization        
  • Experience working in the mental health field    
  • English fluency essential.  Conversational skills in French are an asset  
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Volunteer experience: as a volunteer or working with volunteers           
  • Practical one-on-one counselling skills    
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
  • Ability to handle crisis situations and mediation 
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and the internet    
  • Good presentation skills  
  • Well-organized, self-directed, innovative and able to work with minimal supervision  in a multiple task environment         

Contract:  This is a part-time position; beginning at one day a week and increasing to two days a week as demand requires. Salary commensurate with experience.
… Good luck!