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Central ON Resource Centre Director

JOB POSTING: Central ON Resource Centre Director

Full-Time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

Are you:

  • an experienced social worker with a client-centred approach?
  • interested in working from home for a growing national charity?
  • organized, resourceful and adaptable?

Huntington Society of Canada (HSC) is a leading Canadian charity dedicated to a world free from Huntington disease (HD).  Our passionate and collaborative Family Services team is in search of a Resource Centre Director (RCD) who can provide support and education to individuals, families, and professionals in Halton/Peel, Hamilton, Niagara and St-Catharines regions. This position reports to the National Director, Family Services.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provides ongoing support to individuals, groups, carers, and families affected by HD via phone, email, videoconference and home visits
  • Provide education to community and health care professionals about HD in person and virtually
  • Facilitate support groups for persons with HD and for their carers
  • Collaborate with the genetics and HD clinic teams to ensure continuity of care in community
  • Collaborate on HD specific educational resources with Family Services team
  • Attend the biennial national conference held in different locations across Canada
  • Travel across Central Ontario as needed (as per local health authority guidelines)


  • Degree in social work (BSW or MSW) or related field
  • Current member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers (OCSWSSW) or equivalent
  • 5-7 years of experience in social work or related field
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving abstract and access to reliable transportation
  • Clean criminal record and vulnerable sector check
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification
  • Knowledge of regional and local community services and programs available in Central Ontario including Peel/Halton, Hamilton, Niagara and St-Catharines regions
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Experience with support group facilitation and progressive neurodegenerative diseases preferred
  • Proficiency in electronic record keeping and Microsoft Office programs
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset

Resumes with cover letter can be emailed to:

Please enter “Central ON Resource Centre Director” in the subject line of your email.

Thank you for your interest – only qualified candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

HSC will provide reasonable accommodations for any applicant, as requested during the hiring process.

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