PROGRAM DIRECTOR - Craigwood Youth Services

Job Details

Position Type

Full Time

Job Categories

Management / Executive

Date Posted


Application Deadline: 

Friday, September 8, 2017

Position Description

Craigwood Youth Services is seeking exceptional senior leadership to help us meet our goals in serving the care, custody and mental health needs of children, youth and families in the West region of Ontario and beyond.  We are a fully accredited not-for-profit children's mental health resource providing a full spectrum of innovative treatment and counselling programs. Our spectrum of service includes most core ministry funded Child and Youth Mental health services; a Secure Youth Justice dedicated female facility and innovative services with Child Welfare involved youth and families.

As a member of our senior management team and reporting to the Executive Director, the incumbent will lead our Residential Division and collaborate with our Community Division.  You will have key responsibilities for setting the service culture of the agency through overall clinical, program and staff leadership, evidence-informed practice, policy development, collaborative relationship management and meeting licensing, regulatory, contractual, performance and accreditation standards.

Essential qualifications:

  • A Masters’ Degree in Social Work or other relevant disciplines*

  • 5 years managerial experience, with preferably two years at the senior management level

  • Residential, In-Patient and/or Youth Justice Custodial program management experience*

    *a suitable combination of the above criteria will be considered

  • Current member in good standing with an applicable regulatory body

  • Demonstrated interpersonal, leadership, clinical, organization, oral and written communication skills, and computer literacy with Microsoft Office applications

Preferred qualifications:


  • Experience in a unionized setting

A comprehensive job description is available upon request. London is a designated area in Ontario under the French Language Services Act; bilingual candidates are encouraged to consider this opportunity. 

Craigwood offers a comprehensive salary and benefit package.  Interested candidates are invited to submit their application including a complete resume and references in confidence by Friday September 8, 2017 to:

Kathryn Hogan, CHRL, Manager of Human Resources

We thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply

Contact Name: 

Kathryn Hogan



How to Apply: 

  • cover letter
  • references
  • resume



Application Deadline: 

Friday, September 8, 2017
520 Hamilton Rd.
London N5Z 1S4

Contact Phone


Contact Name

Kathryn Hogan


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