Community Resource Consultant ID: 62369

Deadline Date: 2019/12/13


OPTIONS NORTHWEST is a community-based, non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to respecting the right of people to live life their way. Through personalized OPTIONS, we collaborate with people and community partners to develop and offer creative personal and clinical services for individuals.

Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
 95 North Cumberland ST
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
- Reporting to the Manager of the Community Resource Team, the Community Resource Consultant shall provide person centred community support clinical services to individuals, both children and adults with a developmental disability or dual diagnosis, as well as specialized support to the families, caregivers and agencies.
- As part of a multi-disciplinary team, the Community Resource Consultant shall be responsible to act as a positive role model, collaborating with others both inside and outside of the organization and using knowledge, training and experience to conduct assessments, develop programming, provide counselling and facilitate groups.
- A creative ability to think outside the box in order to meet clinical service demands and work with a diverse group of people is a necessity.
- Degree/diploma in the Social Services field
- Proven work experience (preferably in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting), knowledge and training in supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health diagnosis, including individuals who experience challenging behaviours
- Experience conducting assessments, providing one-to-one counselling and facilitating groups
- Attention to detail and ability to support persons, families and staffing teams through crisis or other high stress situations will be evident as demonstrated through your previous experience using positive approaches
- Experience responding to and managing a demanding workload
- Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills for working extensively with people who communicate using both traditional and non-traditional methods
- An understanding of legislation such as the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008 and Regulation 299/10 and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 is required
- Current certification in First Aid with CPR and Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI) certification
- Computer skills and a working knowledge of MS Office
- A valid driver's licence and use of own vehicle
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, detailed resume and agency application form, including copies of First Aid with CPR and NCI certificates, by 12:00 p.m. Friday, December 13, 2019 HUMAN RESOURCES OPTIONS NORTHWEST 95 NORTH CUMBERLAND STREET THUNDER BAY, ON P7A 4M1 PHONE: (807) 344-4994 FAX: (807) 346-5811 OPTIONS NORTHWEST is committed to providing accommodations, on request, throughout the interview and employment process, and if accommodation is required, we will work with applicants to meet their needs. We wish to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Bryanna Lund
Position Title:
 Human Resources Coordinator
Company Name:
 95 North Cumberland ST
 Thunder Bay
Postal Code:
Web Address:

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