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L'Arche Homefires is recruiting a Homes Coordinator (full-time maternity leave)

Tuesday February 6, 2018



Position: Homes Coordinator (full-time, maternity leave)
Start date: approximately early April 2018
Salary: Based on the L’Arche Canada Compensation Policy
Responsible To: Executive Director/Community Leader


L’Arche Homefires has been a thriving part of Wolfville, Nova Scotia for over 35 years. We are people with and without intellectual disabilities sharing life in community with a wide circle of family, friends and neighbours. We provide supports for daily living, employment, and community participation in 5 group homes, 3 Day Programs and an Independent Living Support program.
The Homes Coordinator is responsible for the overall well-being and health of the Core Members. By supervising the House Leader group, s/he is responsible to ensure the administration and upkeep of the homes. S/he is part of the Leadership Team and is responsible for effective and proactive communication, collaborative planning, prioritizing, implementation and follow through. S/he must lead, support, collaborate with, and coordinate well with others in the community. The Homes Coordinator will work in accordance with the principles, values and philosophy outlined in the Charter of L’Arche, Mission statement of L’Arche, and the L’Arche Canada Servant Leadership Model.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Commitment to the values, vision and mission of L’Arche
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to motivate and coach others to thrive in their role.
  • Proficiency in organizing documents and managing multiple tasks
  • Skilled in scheduling including the ability to notice and solve errors
  • Enthusiasm for problem solving
  • Willingness to carry the 24-hour L’Arche Homefires Emergency Phone on a rotating basis
  • Ability to make sound decisions in a timely manner
  • Excellent oral, written and electronic communication skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to be present in homes for occasional meals, evening activities and appointments that may take place outside typical work hours
  • Demonstrated positive self care and stress management

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