Program Manager

Christian Horizons (CA) - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Are you an enthusiastic person who wants to make a meaningful impact in your community? At Christian Horizons we Value People, Foster Belonging, Respect Gifts and Serve Others. Learn more about Christian Horizons:

Full-Time, Program Manager

Temporary (Approx. 12-18 months)

(40 hours/week—Includes on-call rotation)

Hamilton/Niagara Community

As a member of the West District leadership team, and under the direction and supervision of the Hamilton/Niagara Area Manager, the Program Manager provides first level management support for service location(s). The Program Manager provides leadership in the context of Christian Horizons’ policies and procedures. This role, through the leadership of others, is responsible for ensuring excellent quality supports as well as ensuring that administrative and district level tasks are completed on time and within budget. This role requires effective coordinating and liaising with families and community service partners, developing and promoting supports and treatments to meet the needs of people supported. The Program Manager will be expected to maintain a flexible schedule that reflects the needs of the location and supports being provided at each location (e.g. nights, evenings, weekends, etc.). The Program Manager requires the ability to work effectively in a changing environment. Requires travel within the region.


  • DSW Diploma preferred, or a Diploma or Degree in a relevant field, with over three (3+) years of working experience in the Developmental Services field, preferably in a leadership capacity.
  • Professional business communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills (experience with Quadrant Human Resources database is considered an asset) and experience in the area of financial management is required.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to a Person-Centered philosophy of support and be knowledgeable and experienced in: the application of principles, theories and practices related to behaviour therapy, mental health, and crisis response.
  • Current First Aid/CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certifications are required.
  • Requires access to reliable transportation; a valid Ontario “G” class Driver’s License and a satisfactory 3-year driver’s record.
  • Police Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search is required for employment
  • Speaking/reading French considered an asset.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive Wages
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package for Full-Time and Part-Time positions
  • Career Development and Training Opportunities
  • Flexible Schedules and Various Locations
  • Employee Discounts

Application Deadline: Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Start Date: As soon as possible

Apply by online application: 9985/resume/westapplicationform

Include your résumé and a cover letter that details a summary of relevant education/experience, and your personal vision for how your qualifications and experiences align with Christian Horizons’ Vision, Mission and Values.

Applicants must submit a résumé and cover letter in writing by Sunday, September 22, 2019 to:

Christine DeGier

Recruitment and Employee Relations Specialist

c/o West District

26 Peppler Street Waterloo, ON N2J 3C4

All persons may apply regardless of religion or any Human Rights Code protected grounds. We seek to provide accessibility through all stages of the hiring process for all applicants with disabilities consistent with our Accessibility Policies and the AODA. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary


  • supervisory: 3 years (Preferred)


  • G-Class (Required)


  • English (Required)
  • French (Preferred)