Support Services Specialist

Contract
Flexible Location

Full-Time - 1 year contract

 

The Organization:

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to reaching every Canadian affected by a brain tumour through support, education, information and research.

The Role:

As one of our Support Services Specialists reporting to the Information and Support Services Manager, you will contribute to the long-term success of the foundation’s engagement with the brain tumour community by overseeing our Support Services Program. Responsibilities include our national support program for caregivers along with programming for young adults.

Your Responsibilities:

You will have responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop an annual work plan and budget in collaboration with the Information and Support Services Manager.
  • Work with community partners to determine the needs of Caregivers and Young Adults who have been impacted by a brain tumour diagnosis.
  • Provide national support through our Caregiver and Young Adult Program.
  • Provision of telephone and online support to those affected by brain tumours.
  • Responsible for follow up with those who have accessed our information and support programs.
  • Growing the engagement of the brain tumour community through collaboration with community partners.

If interested, please forward your cover letter by
Friday, October 14, 2022 to

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
205 Horton St E, Suite 203, London, ON N6B 1K7
careers@braintumour.ca

Thank you for your interest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
No telephone calls please.
Visit our website at www.braintumour.ca
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree or College diploma in Social Sciences, Counselling or Social Work or related discipline.
  • 3-5 years of experience with group facilitation and working with vulnerable populations.
  • Work within a support group setting considered a definite asset for this role.
  • Proven experience in community development and building supportive networks.
  • Superior presentation and communication skills.
  • Previous volunteer management and event management experience is preferred.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A positive and enthusiastic demeanor is a must.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Must be available to travel and work weekends and evenings (as needed).
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check required.
  • Bilingual (English and French) would be an asset.

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