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Developmental Services Transitions Facilitator 

About the Organization Are you interested in making a difference?
Are you looking to instill hope and inspire change?

Your Support Services Network (YSSN) is a non-profit charitable organization that offers competitive compensation packages. We also know that a job is more than a pay cheque. We offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they've helped people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, complex support needs and their families or caregivers find meaningful connections to help them live their best life.

Employees can take advantage of many opportunities:
• A Hybrid work arrangement that blends work from home with time in community or the office and the ability to flex or compress your work hours.
• A commitment to providing our employees with internal career opportunities through lateral position changes in our growing programs.
• In-house training, and external training for courses related to employees' current positions or to prepare them for other roles within our organization.
• A commitment to furthering our efforts in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging through an active Steering Committee.
• Recognition programs including long-term service awards and idea recognition.
• An active Wellness Committee that promotes and organizes yoga sessions, mindfulness moments, fun contests, lunch-and-learn events and seminars.

We didn't become one of Canada's top non-profit employers of choice without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and a commitment to wellness.

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today.  

One Full-time contracts and one .5fte (17.5 hrs/wk) contract to March 31, 2023.  (with a possibility of extension or becoming permanent)

The Transitions Facilitator is responsible for the development of service plans that focuses on community participation and planning for adult transition for children and youth who have autism and are registered in the Ontario Autism Program. Services and supports also include referrals and linkages to service providers for training, education and/or skills acquisition in an effort to start planning for adulthood.

The Transitions Facilitator will work with community partners such as school boards, Developmental Services Ontario and others to assist with transition planning as well as to guide families through the transition process, offer group options for transition support and other information sessions. This will include practical support in confirming eligibility for adult developmental services, linking with DSO CER, and application to the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

YSSN offers:

  • A hybrid remote work arrangement
  • Competitive Compensation
  • A quarterly adjustment based on fiscal funding
Position Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work or related discipline (ie Psychology etc.)
  • Minimum three years related experience
  • Experience working with multiple special needs children, youth and their families
  • Completion of referral forms, the provision of information/resources both generic and specialized and to facilitate access to all children’s services
  • Experience with developing an integrated service plan
  • Experience working with team members from multiple children’s sectors
  • Experience with team facilitation and leadership
  • Francophone or second language is considered an asset
  • Understanding of cultural diversity and second language skills are considered assets
  • The successful applicant will be required to provide a police clearance that meets agency standards
  • A valid driver’s license, adequate insurance coverage for business purposes and regular use of a reliable vehicle
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Position Developmental Services Transitions Facilitator  
Close Date 8/10/2022 11:59:00 PM  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Aurora  
EOE Statement At YSSN, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and respectful workplace where diversity and inclusive approaches are recognized assets.

We invite and welcome applications from equity deserving groups, Indigenous Peoples, People with Disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources.

Our Vision
A Meaningful Life for All: Relationships, Community, Well-Being.

Our Mission
Communicate. Connect. Collaborate.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

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