Current Opportunities

Access Assessment Coordinator (2, Full-Time Positions)

Developmental Services Ontario - South East Region, a program of Extend-A-Family Kingston, is the single point of access to developmental services in the South East Region of Ontario serving Lanark, Leeds & Grenville, Frontenac/Lennox & Addington, and Hastings & Prince Edward Counties. We are presently inviting applications for the position of: Access Assessment Coordinator (2, Full-Time Positions)

The successful applicant will conduct application interviews with individuals who are eligible to receive developmental services and supports in Ontario using the provincially standardized Application for Developmental Services and Supports’ and ‘Supports Intensity Scale’. These tools are integral components to an individualized service and planning process in which services and supports are personalized based on a consistent approach to evaluate support requirements. He/she will help the individual to identify initial goals, referral needs, and community supports.


The successful applicant will have completed formal education of an undergraduate degree or equivalent, ideally in a field related to human services (such as psychology, sociology, or social work); Minimum of five years recent experience working directly in the field of developmental services and have a strong background working with individuals with a developmental disability, their families, and the agencies that support them. The position requires a demonstrated understanding and respect for people of diverse cultural backgrounds.

The incumbent will have strong interview skills using a person directed approach to facilitation; possess excellent analytical and consultation skills, have exceptional oral and written communication skills and will be computer literate. Under the legislative requirements of the French Language Services Act 1 (one) of the successful applicants must demonstrate French Language Competencies. The position requires the applicant to complete training and obtain provincial certification in the administration of the Application to Developmental Services and Supports and the Supports Intensity Scale. Use of a reliable vehicle and a valid Ontario Driver's License are required. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their resume along with a written summary of why this position would be of interest and outlining specific areas of strengths and experience relative to the position.

Please submit resume (with covering letter) by August 27, 2014 to:

Esther Steele
Manager of Human Resources and Administration,
Developmental Services Ontario – South East Region
24 Advance Avenue, Napanee, Ontario, K7R 3Y6