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Family Resource and Support Coordinator

Department Central East Autism Program Date Posted 11/1/2017

Position Type Temporary Full Time Reference No. 2017-2209

LocationGTA, Ontario, Canada

Kinark Child and Family Services is a leading child and youth service organization in Ontario, which provides a wide range of evidence-based services that include individual, family and group counselling for children and youth with complex needs and their families.  Kinark’s three program streams include: Community-Based Child and Youth Mental Health, Autism, and Forensic Mental Health/Youth Justice.


Want to help children and youth with complex needs?

Come join our team!

Kinark:  Helping children and youth with complex needs achieve better life outcomes.


We currently have opportunities for:

Family Resource and Support Coordinator

Central East Autism Program (CEAP)

Temporary, Full-Time – 35 hours*week (until March 31, 2018)


Job Summary:

As the Family Resource and Support Coordinator for the Central East Autism Program (CEAP), you will work under the supervision of the Program Manager, CEAP. This contract position is to support families on the waitlist for the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). Your responsibilities will include extensive contact with families, in person and by phone, to offer guidance and support as they await services in the OAP.  This contract position may involve evening and weekend work to meet family availability.


Duties & Responsibilities (not limited to):

o    liaise with the administrative and clinical teams to support families as needed

o    remain in regular contact with families on the OAP waitlist

o    assist families in accessing available resources and supports in the community

o    assist families in the process of receiving an offer of Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) services

o    perform administrative tasks as required

o    Travel as required



o    community college diploma or a university degree in a related field (e.g., psychology)

o    knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Applied Behaviour Analysis

o    knowledge of other service providers in the former Central East Region of the Province (York Region Durham Region , Simcoe County and Four Counties)

o    proven experience working with families of children with special needs and delivering adult education

o    excellent communication and organizational skills

o    computer competency

o    valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle to be able to work at various locations across the Central East Region of the province


Interested applicants should submit their résumés via: by November 10, 2017. 


Kinark Child and Family Services values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace.  We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.  We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’).   If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at or (905) 474-9595.


While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.


If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Kinark Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.
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