We are Hiring!

February 5, 2015

The Ontario Prader Willi Association is currently recruiting for a one-year contract position (maternity leave replacement) of Family Support Coordinator. We are seeking a dynamic individual with proficient business skills, strong interpersonal skills, superior organization skills and the ability to multi-task and work independently, to coordinate and provide support to families impacted by Prader-Willi Syndrome.





  • Respond promptly to families that contact OPWSA for support

  • Attend monthly PWS Clinic ( North York Ontario) one day per month (last Thursday)

  • Monitor, maintain and further develop OPWSA website

  • Plan, co-ordinate and attend conferences, events and family gatherings

  • Maintain and further develop current database members, donors and other contacts

  • Develop and disseminate communications for members, non-members and fundraising campaigns

  • Fulfill orders for resource materials and process donations

  • Research new programs and help to create new opportunities

  • Develop and strengthen community connections and relationships

  • Participate in planning for an annual PWS camp week at Shadowlake Community Living Camp

  • Liaise with and support the Board of Directors



Skills and Experience


  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Education or previous experience in social care field

  • Education or previous experience in an office setting or customer service

  • Proficient in business applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel; experience with web, social media and databases an asset

  • Ability to travel

  • Flexibility to respond to urgent family/member requests


If you are interested in this position or require further information, please submit your resume to cmallove@gmail.com


UPDATE: The Position has been filled as of March 2015.




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