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L'Arche Daybreak is looking for a House Leader (full-time position)

Monday June 26, 2017


This leadership role, in conjunction with the Homes Coordinator, facilitates, coordinates, and participates in caring for the members of the home and works in association with the designated house team.  This role is foremost a calling involving overlapping and diverse relationships within our community.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • community and team building skills
  • ability to support people with intellectual disabilities to realize their  goals and service needs in collaboration with the individual’s circle of support
  • experience and passion for supporting individuals with complex behavioural support needs.  
  • effective communication skills
  • demonstrated commitment to the values, vision and Mission of L’Arche
  • willingness to work in a faith context with diverse faith traditions
  • openness to personal growth and spiritual journey
  • creative problem solving and decision making skills
  • the ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage change
  • the ability to support, and advocate for, core members at medical appointments and with other professional supports
  • understanding of the need for, and use of,  Individual Support Plans, Behaviour Support Plans and the Servant Leadership
  • the ability to supervise and monitor team members in all aspects of their role.
  • the ability to plan and maintain household schedules and routines.
  • the flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • the capacity to manage core member and house finances effectively
  • Driver’s license (G class)

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