Become part of our team
Ongwanada is committed to improving the quality of life for hundreds of people with developmental disabilities and their families in Kingston and eastern Ontario and is seeking experienced and highly motivated individuals to fill the following positions.
Permanent Full Time Program Facilitator (2)
To provide program assistance for students/clients and providing transportation to the Day Program for individuals from Ongwanada’s residential areas.
Temporary Full Time Social Worker (MSW)
To provide social work services to individuals with developmental disabilities affiliated with Ongwanada and their families.
Casual Transition Aged Youth Services Worker
To provide short-term transitional community living support to transitional age youth as part of an interagency/community based team for individuals with a developmental disability/mental health diagnosis.
Full Time Human Resources Generalist
To support and advise the Manager-Human Resources and line managers in the full range of employee relations and Human Resources activities.
Casual Community Support Workers
The Community Support Worker provides services and supports for clients in various locations as part of a team under the direction of in charge residential staff to ensure an optimum living environment.
Full Time Registered Practical Nurses (Diploma) - up to 4
The RPN establishes, monitors and delivers nursing care to individuals in a home setting as per the collaborative care plan and in accordance with all required internal and external professional practice standards.
Casual Supportive Group Living Counselor(s)
The Supportive Group Living Counsellor provides support for and advocates on behalf of clients to meet their physical, psychological and social needs.
Casual Registered Practical Nurses (Diploma)
The RPN establishes, monitors and delivers nursing care to individuals in a home setting as per the collaborative care plan and in accordance with all required internal and external professional practice standards
Casual Treatment Counselors
The Treatment Counsellor will provide support which is short-term, empirically-based and outcome driven as part of a multi-disciplinary team for individuals with a developmental disability and a mental health diagnosis and/or challenging behavior.
Casual After Hours Supervisor
The After Hours Supervisor ensures the provision of coordinated services and support to clients and staff on evening, night, weekends and holiday shifts, in association with departmental staff and “on call” administrators.
Permanent Full Time Occupational Therapist
Work alongside self-advocates, families, direct support professionals and clinicians with many years of experience in this exciting but under-served sector.
Permanent Part Time Psychologist
To provide Psychological Services to individuals (child and adolescent) with developmental disabilities who are supported by Ongwanada/affiliated with service providers in the East Region.
Summer Student Employment
Ongwanada recruits a limited number of students during the summer months. The majority of placements occur within the community residences.
Applicants must be enrolled in a post-secondary program, preferably in Health Sciences and will be continuing studies in the fall. Experience working with the developmentally disabled would be an asset.
Applications/Resumes for summer student employment can be submitted between January – March of each year. Please reach out to Shannon Pierce firstname.lastname@example.org
Teaching Agreement Placements
Ongwanada became a teaching site for student placements in the 1980s, at which time the Board of Governors indicated that in order to safeguard the dignity and rights of clients, placements would proceed only if a teaching agreement is in place with the educational institution.
Ongwanada is involved with programs at Queen’s University, St. Lawrence College and many others.
Please reach out to Jill Moore for further details email@example.com
Find Out how You Can Help
There are many different ways to help the organization.
Questions or concerns? We encourage you to reach out.