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Karis Disability Services


Karis Disability Services


Description of the role

Calling all change-makers, advocates, innovators, and allies!
We value diversity and hire employees from all backgrounds.
At Karis Disability Services, we value people, foster belonging, respect gifts and serve others.
Permanent Full Time
40 hours/week
Sudbury Ontario
As a member of the North District Leadership Team, and under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director, the Area Manager is responsible for providing leadership and support, direct supervision, coaching, and performance development in all matters of direct service operations. They ensure excellence in service delivery, employee relations and management, and Strategic Plan implementation related to organizational outcomes. The Area Manager works within established polices and procedures, ensuring that Service principles are adhered to and upheld in service delivery, maintaining organizational integrity and accountability for the people served in the district. The Area Manager works together with the Finance Department to oversee and manage finances for an assigned area. They liaise with agencies and participate in community planning and Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services (MCCSS) initiatives as directed. The Area Manager also provides orientation and mentoring to new Program Managers and is involved in various interview and hiring processes and decision-making. The Area Manager is accountable to resolve conflicts and mediate employee relations matters, collaborating with the Human Resources and the Staff Relations Representatives. The Area Manager is also responsible for sharing critical and timely information and reports to both the district team and the Program Managers they supervise. An essential responsibility of the Area Manager includes the promotion of Christian Horizons within the local Christian community by offering expertise and supports, soliciting support and encouraging places of belonging for people experiencing disabilities as they cultivate and nurture organizational relationships with local and Christian communities.
The Area Manager embraces the Christian Faith Foundation of the organization; ensures the Christian ethos and the Values, Vision and Mission permeate their job responsibilities; and personally commits to the expectations as outlined in the Statement of Faith.

Karis seeks to hire a workforce that represents the diversity of the communities where we serve. We are committed to promoting communities of belonging where Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour feel valued, respected, represented, and heard. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from members of groups with historical or current barriers to equity. We seek to provide accessibility through all stages of the hiring process for all applicants with disabilities consistent with our Accessibility Policies and the AODA. Please let us


Post Expires

Education Requirements
College Degree in General Arts, Social Work, or Business Administration (Bachelor's degree preferred) 3 years experience in a Program Management Role 1 year on the job experience within the Developmental Services or Social Services sectors Excellent computer skills Frequent travel throughout the District and on-call responsibilities are a regular part of the job Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screen

Employment Type
Full Time

Base Salary
Salaried position CAD 41.45-47.04 per hour

Job Benefits
Extended health care, dental care, EAP etc.