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L’Arche Halifax is seeking a Homes Coordinator

L’Arche Halifax is seeking an energetic, compassionate individual who is willing to welcome, form, and grow with House Leaders and members with intellectual disabilities.  The Homes Coordinator is a member of the community leadership team.  The Homes Coordinator directly supervises the House Leaders and ensures the integration of the Identity and Mission of L’Arche, the Servant Leadership Model, policies and government standards in the homes. The Homes Coordinator directly encourages, trains and supports House Leaders to create homes that embrace the core values of L’Arche, thus resulting in high quality care for individuals with developmental disabilities and a thriving learning environment for Assistants.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures HLs create a welcoming, clean, comfortable, safe, trusting, and unified home environment. Ensures HLs adhere to all policies, guidelines and regulations.
  • Nurtures the gifts and growth of all HLs and members with intellectual disabilities in the homes. Leads processes, such as annual reviews, circles of learning, roles and goals meetings, and individual planning.
  • Encourages, teaches and supports HLs to lead regular celebrations in the home as well as supports HLs to understand and maintain the traditions of the home, while teaching life sharing.
  • Supports HL has to maintain a comfortable rhythm, ensuring needs of all members are met.  This includes encouraging local participation in activities.

 

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