Owen Sound, Ontario , N4K 5P1
Lindenwood is a faith-based ministry focused on helping residents change their lives through the delivery of a year-long program. The Program Assistant will be a committed and enthusiastic counsellor in our Christ-centered home for young men aged 18-25 years desiring help with lifestyle changes. The main focus of the Program Assistant will be to guide the men toward becoming healthy, responsible, and accountable godly men. The Program Assistant will be provided with room (onsite bedroom) and board. He will directly assist the Program Leader & House Parents, and is required to sign agreement with Lindenwood's statement of faith.
The Program Assistant will help administer the curriculum for Lindenwood's residents and contribute to it being a safe, loving, Christian environment for them to learn healthy lifestyles.
Their responsibilities include:
Providing evening supervision and some weekend coverage
Participating in the intake process for residents
Teaching some life skills subjects as required
Participate when required in recreational and chapel activities
Reviewing and maintaining resident progression reports
Qualifications & Competencies
Applicant should be a mature responsible individual with a sense of mission and should be familiar with the information on our website www.LindenwoodMinistries.org
As well they should have:
Strong communication skills, both written and vocal
Ability to be flexibile, versatile, and tolerant in a changing environment
Training and/or experience with non-violent conflict resolution methods
A good sense of humour, some musical talent and the ability to emphasize with the residents
Have completed courses in a Social Work/ Mental Health/ Pastorial Training program
Have prior volunteer work experience with at risk youth
Valid driver's license and clean abstract
Current CPIC, enhanced to include Vulnerable Populations
Current First Aid and CPR certification
Candidate can maintain an off site job or be enrolled in educational courses
Compensation:- To be negotiated. Please include your remuneration expectations.
This is a contract position with opportunity for renewal, subject to evidence of overall performance and suitability.
Starting date : immediate
Please email the Board Chairman, Bob Huehn at firstname.lastname@example.org
Or send mail to Lindenwood Ministries PO Box 63 Station Main, Owen Sound, ON N4K 5P1
Lindenwood is an adult care facility for 6 young men, 18-25 years old situated on 75 acres between Owen Sound and Wiarton
Posted Under: Counselling
Career ID: [ 2840 ]