Regional Municipality of Peel

Advisor Early ON Child & Family Centres

2 weeks ago
System ID
2017-7514
# Positions
1
Position Type and Status
Regular Full-time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Experienced
Post End Date
11/21/2017 11:59 PM

About Us

The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.

 

The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.

 

 

To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.

 

Job Description

Advisor Early ON Child & Family Centres

Regular Full Time

Early Years Child Care Services, Early Years System- Human Services

 

The Role:

 

The EarlyON Child and Family Centres provide access to an integrated system of services, programs and supports that meet the needs of children up to the age of six (6) years old and their families, legal guardians and caregivers.

 

Leading and supporting the EarlyON Child and Family Centres, you will develop and integrate data processes to devise a strategy to support new funding model initiatives. This role will work to include legislative and regulatory changes, increased budgetary responsibilities and accountabilities, and increased requirements for integrated/broader system planning as it relates to child and family centres.

 

This work will have a concentration on developing funding models, program standardizations for the model, apply change management and communication/marketing and evaluation strategies will be key components of this work.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and manage the on-going development and oversight of an expanded program model that will enhance the EarlyON Child and Family Centres
  • Lead, facilitate and coordinate meetings, information sessions, and focus groups in the development of an expanded system with stakeholders to ensure ongoing stakeholder engagement and support change management practices to build community capacity in a collaborative manner
  • Externally, the position holds major accountability to the Peel’s Community Planning table and Provider Advisory leadership team
  • Internally, this work requires alignment and integration with several evolving Early Learning and Child Care transformation initiatives and will indirectly report to staff overseeing the program/funding management of this broader ELCC system change
  • Responsible to prepare and/or deliver presentations, information reports, council reports and provide evidence informed recommendations to a wide variety of audiences
  • Develop and manage a EarlyON Child and Family Centres systems work plan, that monitors the execution of clearly articulated milestones and actions
  • Review staffing and budget requirements to develop a funding model to support the newly expanded service delivery approach
  • Use project and change management best practices to plan and manage the ongoing development and oversight of the expanded school age model 

Qualifications: 

  • University Degree in human services or public administration or equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum of 5 years demonstrated project management and/or strategic planning implementation experience from development and implementation phases
  • A strong foundation in strategic planning and project management principles and methodology
  • Experience in the Human Services sector, with demonstrated experience working in partnership with community partners
  • Strong knowledge of Early Learning and Child Care is required, inclusive of related provincial legislation and Ontario Early Years framework
  • Strong short and long term planning with demonstrated ability to phase in and execute complex and multi-year plans
  • Knowledge of performance measurement and evaluation
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement funding plans and budgets
  • Solid research and analytical skills to gather, analyze, interpret and synthesize data to develop recommendations
  • Experience with Inclusion Policies and Practices related to children with Special Needs would both be assets

Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite B Brampton

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm 35 hours/week

 

If this position matches your skills and qualifications, please apply online.

 

Additional Information

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

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