Prevention, Support and Intervention Coordinator

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POSITION OVERVIEW

The Prevention, Support and Intervention Coordinator will require a thorough understanding of the unique and demanding lifestyle experienced by the military family as well as a thorough understanding of the needs of individuals/families in crisis. The Prevention, Support and Intervention coordinator will complete initial intakes, provide counselling support and assist clients in accessing community resources. The coordinator will also organize groups and workshops that will prevent crisis and enhance the quality of military family life. A knowledge of prevention and intervention community-based organizations, local and regional social service agencies and other such resources would be an asset.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:

The Prevention, Support and Intervention Coordinator will have:
• a post-secondary education from a recognized university in Social Work, Psychology, or equivalent;
• at least four years of related experience, two years of which includes experience and training in prevention and intervention services/delivery;
• experience in developing and delivering adult programs and support groups;
• experience providing individual counselling for adults, adolescents and children;
• training in the principles of adult education;
• experiences providing psycho-educational groups;
• experience working with individuals and groups in a non-profit, community-based organization;
• a current membership in a recognized professional association in the Province of Ontario;
• skillful and confident decision-making skills and a high degree of interpersonal and communication skills;
• a superior knowledge of oral and written fluency in English, fluency in French would be an asset;
• proficiency in various computer applications such as Microsoft Word Internet and the ability to adapt to new applications as they become available.