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Administrative Manager

Department Syl Apps Youth Centre Treatment Date Posted 5/10/2019

Position Type Regular Full Time Reference No. 2019-2765

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 an opportunity for an:

Administrative Manager

Regular Full-Time – 35 hours/week

Location: Program Office (Oakville)

Start Date: July 2, 2019


The Administrative Manager will report to the Director of Finance.  Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manage administration of program facilities; perform site visits, oversee facility location repairs & maintenance requirements and interface with Property Manager on issues related to real estate
  • Liaison with municipalities, landlords, independent contractors and attends community meetings as needed
  • Supervise and manage staff including projects, schedules, succession planning and smart goals/performance management
  • Provide general administrative support for day-to-day operational requirements and program projects
  • On-ground program coordination support for information technology and other corporate initiatives
  • Procurement of local program purchases and interfaces with head office procurement for vendor contracts and services
  • Oversee management of client files and coordinates file audits



  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, Office 365, OneNote required and experience with accounting software (Great Plains) would be an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills and experience managing people
  • Minimum 5 years’ administrative experience
  • Completion of community college diploma required
  • IFMA – Facility Management certification, or equivalent would be an asset
  • Holds a valid Ontario's driver's license and owns a reliable vehicle


Interested applicants should submit their résumés via: 

by May 24, 2019

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.