Temporary Full Time Community Connections Coordinator

Temporary Full Time Community Connections Coordinator

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File No: MNU-22-25
Date Posted: August 18, 2022.
Closing Date: August 25, 2022
Location: Ongwanada Resource Centre
Dates of Vacancy: September 6, 2022 – August 31, 2024
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Wage: Hourly: $27.50


The Community Connections Coordinator develops and delivers the content and supports for participatory workshops intended to equip people with developmental disabilities and their families the skills required to facilitate participation in virtual activities and programming, virtual communication with families etc.

Ongwanada offers defined benefit pension (HOOPP), a competitive benefit plan or paid in-lieu of benefits for temporary full time non-unionized position.


  • Develop content and deliver a minimum of eight group training workshops per annum on the use of electronic devices (tablets, phones etc.) to supported individuals for purposes of internet access
  • Coordinate and facilitate a minimum of four training workshops per annum for individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities and families
  • Develop promotional material for workshops and training sessions/opportunities
  • Explore opportunities to broaden selected services to include virtual participation options, as an alternative to “in-person” options, working closely with service providers
  • Respond to user systems access problems (password re-set, log-on and connection issues) and software issues by advising/assisting user as required in a timely manner
  • Provide primary-level problem assessment for mobile devices (tablets/iPads), Wi-Fi and other connectivity issues
  • Maintains database of individual’s devices
  • Visits homes and program areas when required to assist persons served and staff members.
  • Participates in meetings associated with community participation program activities, as appropriate

For the complete position description please contact Human Resources through careers@ongwanada.com


  • College diploma in IT field or a related discipline preferred;
  • Experience in workshop content development and delivery
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Minimum 2 years recent related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Excellent Windows/MS Office skills;
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize competing demands;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Valid “G” class drivers license and access to vehicle;
  • Bilingualism (English and French) an asset.

You may apply to this position one of two ways:

1. By clicking on the apply now button below and filling in the online form and submitting it

2. Or by submitting via email or mail a Cover Letter and Resume quoting file number by the noted closing date to:

Human Resources Generalist Human Resources
191 Portsmouth Avenue
Kingston, ON    K7M 8A6
Fax (613) 548-8135
Email: careers@ongwanada.com

Please note consideration will be given to internal members before proceeding with external applicants.

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