Program Coordinator (Family Support)
WJS Canada - Vegreville, AB

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Job Summary:
The program coordinator is responsible for oversight of program operations in this CARF-accredited agency. Ensures day-to-day services to persons served comply with contacts, WJS policies and procedures, and applicable standards and legislation. Works directly with persons served and their families/care teams as required, and liaises with funders, community partners and other agencies.


  • Assist with recruitment, screening, hiring, orientation, supervision, evaluation and discipline of program staff.
  • Ensure necessary facilities and equipment are in place to operate the program
  • Coordinate work allocation and assigns referrals; process time off requests as required.
  • Works with program director to identify professional development and training needs of staff.
  • Ensure the program and staff comply with policies, procedures and values of the agency, and use best practices when supporting persons served.
  • Make recommendations to the program director regarding program development, formulation of policies and procedures, and program evaluation.
  • Represent the program and/or agency in the community, as well as with government agencies, families/caregivers and funding bodies
  • Ensure physical environment is maintained according to established standards and procedures, required inspections are completed, and any required follow-up is done
  • Provide required reports that are accurate and on schedule, and ensure staff submit accurate expense claims and time sheets in a timely manner


  • Diploma in Social Work, Rehabilitation, Child and Youth Care, Early Childhood, or related Social Sciences or Human Services degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the human services field
  • Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience
  • Submit a Criminal Record and CYIM check
  • Valid Alberta Driver’s Licence, reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance, and clean driver’s abstract
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Suicide Intervention and Prevention Training

About this company
W. J. Stelmaschuk and Associates Ltd. -- also known as WJS Canada or just WJS -- contracts with governments across Canada to provide...