Supervisor, Part-Time, Weekend Respite (Community Living Mississauga)

Supervisor, Part-Time, Weekend Respite
Community Living Mississauga
Mississauga, ON
Permanent, Part- Time
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Deadline: November 30, 2022

Organizational Profile
Community Living Mississauga has been a source of support for people who have an intellectual disability since 1955. Community Living Mississauga provides a variety of supports and services to people who have an intellectual disability, including: residential supports, employment resources, community engagement, Supported Independent Living, respite, and various day support options. Our mission is to provide support to people to ensure their quality of life in the community is meaningfully improved, promoting inclusion and independence.

For more information about Community Living Mississauga, we invite you to visit our website at

Job Summary
The Weekend Respite Programs provide support to youth, aged 13-17 who have an intellectual disability while they participate in recreational activities within Mississauga on Friday evenings in the Friday Nights Out and all day on Saturdays in the Saturday Teen Activity Program. The Supervisor will be required to attend these recreational activities. In addition, onsite presence will be required to perform various administrative duties, time and day to be determined. Under the guidance of the Manager, Respite & Leisure Services, this Supervisor role is responsible for the overall operation of the Weekend Respite Programs, including the supervision of team members.

Key Responsibilities
  • Oversee the day-to-day operation of respite program including program evaluation, program fees, scheduling activities, site maintenance and achieving outcomes for each person supported.
  • Build community partnerships, recognize and act on opportunities to create partnerships and lasting relationships to benefit respite opportunities.
  • Participate in strategically identifying operational trends and respond accordingly.
  • Ensure all corporate policies and legislative compliance requirements are met including Health and Safety, Human Rights, funders, Municipal requirements, Ministry of Labour etc.
  • Provide coaching and supervision of team members, facilitate conflict resolution, develop skills, manage performance, scheduling/staffing, recruiting, payroll and budget expenditures of all assigned cost centres.
  • Encourage self-expression of people supported, and utilize knowledge of verbal and nonverbal communications, including alternative communication systems and techniques.
  • Work collaboratively with co-workers, the people supported and their families to solve problems and resolve conflicts.
  • Apply techniques and understand concepts related to non-violent crisis intervention (CPI).

  • Developmental Services Worker Diploma (preferred), or Social Services Worker Diploma, Child and Youth Worker Diploma, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the social services field or working or volunteering with people who have an intellectual disability.
  • Will consider a University Degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the social services field or working or volunteering with people who have an intellectual disability.
  • Must have supervisory experience.
  • Good problem solving, conflict resolution and ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Prior experience working with Personal Outcome Measures and Social Capital preferred.
  • Prior experience relating to respite supports preferred.
  • Must have a valid Ontario Driver’s License (Class G); access to a reliable vehicle and car insurance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, nonverbal, written).
  • Proficient in PC computer environment; MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and other software.
  • Bilingualism in English/French or other language would be considered an asset.

Why Join our Team?
Community Living Mississauga is a leader in providing support to people who have an intellectual disability. You will be joining a diverse, inclusive and passionate team of employees who are dedicated to making a meaningful difference in the lives of people. We offer:
  • The opportunity to make a meaningful difference in someone’s life.
  • On-going learning and career development opportunities.
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and savings on entertainment, travel, attractions, shopping, health, wellness, sports and more.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Employee Recognition and Rewards Programs.
  • Friendly, respectful, supportive and inclusive work environment.

Community Living Mississauga is committed to taking every reasonable precaution to protect employees and people who receive supports and services. In an effort to protect the wellbeing of our employees and the people we support, full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of all positions at Community Living Mississauga. You will be required to submit proof of full vaccination.

Community Living Mississauga values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices, including accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose. Please apply directly on our website: