Permanent Full Time Transition Age Youth Coordinator

Permanent Full Time Transition Age Youth Coordinator

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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 an experienced and highly motivated individual to fill the following position


File No:


Date Posted:

September 27, 2021.

Closing Date:

October 6, 2021.

Date of Vacancy:

October 18, 2021

Hours of Work:

35 hours per week


Ongwanada offers a competitive benefit package. The salary will

commensurate with experience.


Working throughout the Southeast Region, across sectors and communities, as part of the Transition Age Youth Program providing support coordination and monitoring to youth transitioning to adult developmental services, the Transition Age Youth (TAY) Coordinator will:

Engage with child welfare agencies across the South East Region to identify and plan for youth meeting eligibility criteria for developmental services;

Identify and engage individuals and services necessary for the development and coordination of a person- centered plan and budget to successfully transition from children’s services to adult developmental services;

Support youth through the transition process and monitor them through a period of adjustment to ensure a successful placement; serve as a resource to service agencies, the DSO, and to local planning tables.


  • Provide short-term specialized support to transition-age youth who are leaving the child welfare system or who have other complex special needs while coordinating services and supports necessary to develop an appropriate plan for these individuals;
  • Act as primary planning lead; working with existing supports including case manager;
  • Facilitate planning, and coordination of services within and across sectors including clinical services and other services as appropriate;
  • Plan, based on methodology where case outcomes can be measured against the plan objectives;
  • Support person and their family at key transition points in and out of services, across continuum of services and across sectors.

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  • BSW or related education in social services; minimum of 5 years work experience in developmental services and or with transition aged youth;
  • Demonstrated ability to network and develop plans for complex issues;
  • Excellent interpersonal Skills;
  • Knowledge of regional resources and service systems;
  • Experience in/understanding of project management would be an asset;
  • A valid Class G driver’s license, with full driving privileges and insurance is required, and access to a reliable vehicle, with travel throughout the province;
  • Bilingualism (French/ English) would be an asset.

Les candidats bilingues sont fortement encouragés à soumettre leur candidature.

Ongwanada offers a competitive benefits and pension package.

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume quoting file number by the noted closing date to:
Human Resources Generalist- Human Resources Ongwanada
191 Portsmouth Avenue Kingston, ON K7M 8A6
Fax (613) 548-8135

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