Title: Moving Coordinator
Department: Education and Training
Program: RaY Works
Reporting to: Social Enterprise Manager and Director of Education and Training
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours weekly, one year term with possibility of extension
Schedule: Standard hours Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, some evenings and weekends may be required
Hourly wage: $21.20 per hour, dependent on qualifications and experience
Mission: To provide youth with what they need, on their terms, to better their lives.
Vision: RaY’s vision is that all youth have the opportunity to live a healthy and secure life; that they are given the chance to develop a belief in themselves through tools, information and programs that build personal capacity in order to be self-sufficient and no longer need RaY’s services.
About The Role
The Moving Coordinator will oversee the operations of the RaY Works services that involve inventory control and moving/hauling duties under the direction of the Social Enterprise Manager. The Moving Coordinator will have skills in both youth care and moving/hauling services and will be expected to provide a level of supervision that creates an atmosphere of mentorship, training and support to the program team and participants. Through the Level Up! Program, RaY assists at-risk youth who have become street-entrenched, marginalized, and who are often overlooked by other employment development programs. The Level Up! program will actively recruit hard to reach youth and help them develop employability skills that will lead to paid employment or promote a return to school to complete their education.
RaY is a fast-paced environment which depends on reliable, open-minded, flexible and team-oriented individuals to provide youth with what they need, on their terms, to better their lives.
Education and Experience:
Experience working within the not-for-profit sector and the moving industry
Minimum grade 12 education
Desired certification: Level C-CPR, Mental Health First Aid, ASIST, Stages of Change/Motivational Interviewing
Minimum of 1-3 years of experience working in a similar role with a provision of community-based services
Valid class 5 driver’s license and comfort driving moving trucks
Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Check and Driver’s Abstract
Proficiency in MS Office and general comfort with technology and apps
Ability to navigate heavy lifting, moving and the coordination of moves from point A to point B
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Has the ability to build relationships with customers and youth staff
Experience working with vulnerable youth or other at-risk populations
Responsible, organized, and detail oriented
Excellent interpersonal, communication and written skills
Ability to function independently while also working as part of a team
Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
Must have a familiarity of resources that are available to youth in Winnipeg, specifically employment services.
Ability to safely operate a large moving truck
Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects
Knowledge of safe work practices when it comes to heavy lifting, packing and preventing workplace injuries
The responsibilities of the Moving Coordinator include, but are not limited to the following:
Mentoring and participant supervision
Build trusting relationships with participants who access services and resources through RaY
Provide direction, supervision and training to the youth participants entering the moving/hauling market
Provide updates to case managers regarding participants working with RaY Works which will include advocacy, support with employment goals and supports when a participant requires access to additional supports.
Assist participants in identifying their work-related interests, pinpoint their skills, abilities and aptitude, as well as analyze participants’ strengths and work habits using a strength based, youth centric approach
Support action plans established by participants
Carry out youth employee evaluations
Be involved in the hiring and interview process of youth employees
Maintain quality up-to-date documentation on all interactions with participants/customers moving tasks & Administrative Support
Ensure that all assessments, follow-ups and reports are completed in a timely manner
Ensure that all data collected is entered and reported in a timely manner
Ability to manage day to day activities around agency requirements
Attend agency and team meetings as required
Operate vehicles and mechanical equipment as required to facilitate loading, unloading, and transport of items being moved
Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices
Perform other tasks as assigned which can include, but are not limited to: drop in support, donation pick ups, transportation supports for the agency and other duties as assigned.
Working Conditions & Requirements
Work conditions and physical requirements of this position include but are not limited to the following:
Physical demands: walking, some lifting over 50 lbs
Candidate must be willing to obtain child abuse registry, criminal record check, driver’s abstract
Must possess a valid driver's license
Flexible work schedules are preferred. Work hours will typically be Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm but flexible hours may be required to accommodate for moves and the needs of the agency.
RaY is committed to representing diversity among our staff and volunteers. Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.
Please email your resume and cover letter detailing the position title in the subject line and email your attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org with attention to Employment at RaY. No phone calls please.