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Lead Agency Systems Strategy Project Coordinator

  • Posted:Jan 15, 2021
  • Apply by:Jan 22, 2021
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Toronto, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Other
  • Company Type
  • Other

About this position

This is a permanent full-time job

Operationalize strategic priorities and activities of the Toronto Lead Agency for infants, children, youth, and families. Provide project management support to facilitate successful system-wide planning for and improvements in mental health services across Toronto.

About Us 

Strides Toronto is a newly amalgamated multi-service agency supporting children and youth from birth to age 29 and their families in Toronto. Strides Toronto, as the Lead Agency for infant, child and youth mental health in Toronto, collaborates with 26 not-for-profit community agencies to design and implement system-level improvements that transform access to services, service pathways, and mental health outcomes for diverse communities across the city.  

 Why work with us? 

  • Be part of a long history of leadership and evidence informed practice in child, youth and family service. 
  • Join a skilled and dedicated team who are passionate about achieving our vision of an inclusive and supportive community where children, youth and their families thrive. 
  • Experience opportunities for growth and professional development.  
  • Be committed to creating a positive and rewarding work environment. 
  • Share an organizational culture of on-going learning and quality improvement. 
  • Bring high standards for performance and implementation of best practices and demonstrated through our accreditation with the Canadian Centre for Accreditation  
  • Expect a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. 
  • Join a diverse and inclusive work environment with staff who speak more than 50 languages. 

  What will you do? 

  • Contribute to system-wide strategic and operational planning in accordance with the mandate of the Lead Agency and in collaboration with its multiple stakeholders. 
  • Prepare project frameworks/charters and work plans for multiple and complex projects.
  • Provide project management to enable coordination and completion of work within defined time and track deliverables for workload and performance measurement purposes.
  • Facilitate and support committees, task forces, working groups ensuring consistency and progress as defined through established charters and workplans.
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data about service delivery and population demographics for social service planning (e.g. needs assessment, gap analysis, etc.) performance management, priority setting, and identifying opportunities.
  • Collect, compile, summarize, and report information required for project activities.
  • Schedule, facilitate, and prepare agendas, minutes, and other reports and presentations for meetings.
  • Assist in drafting, producing, and sharing of reports and other communications.
  • Provide administrative support to project leads, Managers, and Directors.
  • Provide regular updates to the leads on a scheduled and ad hoc basis.
  • Foster relationships with community partners through regular communication.

What are we looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health or social sciences, Masters preferred.
  • 5 years of project coordination/management experience, including experience in sector wide initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, analyze, and represent quantitative and qualitative data in excel or similar spreadsheet applications. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and utilize key performance indicators in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and professional communication with internal and external colleagues and stakeholders with all levels of staff and provincial governments.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • High degree of knowledge of community-based child and youth mental health services and primary care partners in the community.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and team environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent MS Office skills. 
  • Vulnerable Sector Police background check is required.  

Additional Assets 

  • Fluency in another language(s). 

Additional Information:

Main work location is 365 Bloor Street East, Suite 1010 with some travel to the Scarborough campus and other locations as required. 

This position is a part of a bargaining unit

Salary range: $58,236 to $68,500

How to Apply 

Please quote job number 2019/2020-85

in the subject line of your cover letter and submit both cover letter and resume in a single document. 

(Only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted, no phone calls please.)

Qualified individuals are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by January 22, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Strides Toronto is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.  

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Strides Toronto’s own policies, requests for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.   

Human Resources, Strides Toronto, 1200 Markham Road, Suite 200. Scarborough Ontario, M1H 3C3, Fax 416-438-7424

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