Dream Team Coordinator
External Permanent Full-time
The Dream Team is a quasi-independent organization of individuals living with mental illness, residing in supportive housing, who have come together to speak out on behalf of the thousands of people in Ontario suffering from mental illness who need safe, secure, affordable and supportive housing.
We demonstrate the life-altering benefits of supportive housing by telling our stories to politicians, community groups, schools, faith groups and other institutions.
Through our efforts, we strive to have more supportive housing available in Ontario for people living with mental illness.
General Responsibilities :
Under the direction of Houselink’s Program Manager, the Dream Team Coordinator plans and administers a community development and educational program in accordance with the Partnership Agreement between Houselink and the Dream Team, as well as the Dream Team’s Mission Statement, and Strategic Plan of the Dream Team.
The Dream Team Coordinator works to secure supplementary funding for the Dream Team program and special projects.
The Dream Team Coordinator oversees peer workers and occasionally consultants working with the Dream Team. In addition, the Dream Team Coordinator supports and works in collaboration with the Dream Team Marketing and Communication Coordinator.
Skill Knowledge and Ability Required
Hourly rate is $30.74 / / hour. This is a bargaining unit position and is governed by the terms of the Collective Agreement.
Please note that the regular work schedule for this position will includes some Saturdays.
Job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a Criminal Records Check. Houselink is committed to the hiring of staff with lived experience with mental health challenges.
Therefore, the information obtained from the criminal records check will be used only for determining whether the applicant represents any potential harm to our service participants
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