Overview

The Children’s Aid Society of Haldimand and Norfolk Program Assistant Contract in Townsend, ON

The Children’s Aid Society of Haldimand and Norfolk

Branch Townsend ON CA

Position:
Program Assistant
Location:
Townsend, ON

*JOB SUMMARY: * Under the general supervision of the Child Welfare Supervisor, provide clerical and administrative support services to the Society’s Services

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Child Welfare Supervisor, provide clerical and administrative support services to the Society’s Services Departments, including Intake, Family Service, Children’s Service and Resources.

This is a contract position of up to six (6) months.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide administrative support for all client programs and services.
  • Input and maintain information in client database; produce statistical reports as required.
  • Assist with the organization of client records and files; complete other client/program services as assigned.
  • Provide administrative assistance to Child Welfare Supervisors and Child Protection Workers.
  • Receive administrative coverage calls and respond as required.
  • Provide reception and program support back-up services.
  • Actively uphold the principles identified in the Society’s Code of Ethics.
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations there under.
  • Apply for Birth Verification and apply for and discharge Health Cards for children in care; obtain immunization records, medical and school reports, and dental exam dates for children in care; process child tax credit forms.
  • Develop and maintain the Family Service & Intake coverage schedule; co-ordinate schedules for Resource and Case Review Committee and Permanency Planning Meetings.
  • Co-ordinate resource client records; maintain resource contact lists.
  • Assist with the preparation of departmental audits.
  • Input data for volunteer and foster programs into Income Manager and produce reports as required.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Competency in the use of a variety of office equipment, computer hardware/software; high degree of computer keyboarding skill.
  • Tact & diplomacy when dealing with the public, staff and collateral agencies.
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • High degree of organizational skills; ability to work independently and respond to a variety of requests.
  • Ability to prioritize and problem-solve; ability to analyze situations and react appropriately.
  • Ability to work as part of a team; ability to assume independent projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Grade 12 plus 1-2 years community college in a Secretarial/Business Program.
  • Legal experience an asset.

Job Type: Contract

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Townsend, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
Posted by: