Supervisor of Programming

Employment Type : Permanent
Salary : 67500
Location :
Reference : AH41340
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Supervisor of Programming

Working with our client, a long-time entity in the housing market in the downtown Toronto area, we are hiring a Supervisor of Programming to design, implement and oversee events, outings and recreational activities that are tailored to the needs of the residents at our site.

Benefits of the role:

  • $67,500 per year
  • Comprehensive Health and Dental Benefits Package
  • Positive working environment, with management who care about living in harmony and making a positive difference to the environment and communities in which we live and work
  • Working in a role that is critical to the well-functioning, efficiency of the company


  • Gather feedback from residents and staff as to desired programs, outings, recreational activities, that would best serve the needs of clients; design and oversee their implementation and evaluation.
  • Connect with outside individuals or agencies that provide services to meet these needs.
  • Monitoring current and ongoing programs, providing support, and evaluating performance on a regular basis.
  • Keeping data and statistics on programs, events and outings.
  • Recording attendance and involvement at activities and events of all internal and external stakeholders including staff, residents and agency partners.
  • Creating communication strategies to ensure that residents and staff are informed and well-equipped regarding programs.
  • Work closely with the Manager and Supervisor of Programming within the Development Team to coordinate events, obtain resources and volunteers, etc.
  • Prioritize and assign duties to team members when appropriate
  • Supervise a unionized workforce within the context of the Collective Agreement
  • Intervene in crises, de-escalate conflicts and respond to client emergencies, including overdoses and the administration of Naloxone or oxygen
  • Ensure adherence to Homes First Policy and Procedures, including Homes First’s Harm Reduction Policies.
  • Ensure effective communications with other departments within Homes First Society as well as with external agencies
  • Manage employee performance and perform necessary administrative duties such as timekeeping, performance reviews, etc.
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed to agency standards
  • Other responsibilities as required


  • Post-secondary education in related field or equivalent in education and experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience working with people who are homeless, under-housed and dealing with addictions and mental illness
  • At least 1 years’ experience in a supervisory role in a unionized environment
  • Demonstrated experience performing case management functions and ability to effectively prioritize work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
  • Supervisory experience in a unionized setting an asset
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, standards and guidelines
  • Knowledge of resources and services available in the community
  • Excellent interpersonal, conflict resolution and organization skills
  • Certificates in First Aid, CPR, Crisis Prevention and Intervention an asset
  • Certificate of Completion of Homelessness Learning Hub’s Harm Reduction for the Homelessness Sector considered an asset
  • Computer literacy, including the ability to access and use a variety of information system tools to support the delivery of the project to do so at a sophisticated level.
  • Able to lift boxes up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to work outside of regularly scheduled hours to accommodate activities such as training and events.
  • Certificate of Completion of Homelessness Learning Hub’s Harm Reduction for the Homelessness Sector considered an asset
  • Other duties as required

If you are interested, please apply through the link provided for the attention of Anthony Hutson or call him on 647-268-7384.
If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set please attach your CV via the link provided,
Please submit your updated CV in Word Format.
If you are living in Canada and hold a valid work permit, we would love to hear from you. If however you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search.
Osborne is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


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