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Coordinator, Creative Arts Program

Department: Intervention

Published: February 12, 2024
Located in: Miriam Intervention

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate individual to fill the position of Coordinator for our Creative Arts Program, catering to individuals of all ages with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disabilities (ID). The ideal candidate is someone who has experience in community and network building, is a strong communicator, able to manage a team and work collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds and needs. It will additionally be important to create a supportive and inclusive environment.

The primary focus of this role is to oversee the implementation of various creative arts programs, including painting, music, and dance, while managing a team of professionals, building relationships with peer organizations and potential clients, and driving program growth through creativity, innovation, and cross-sector collaboration. This is an opportunity to be part of a team developing a program from the ground up. Salary to commensurate with experience.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Program Development and Growth:

  • Work collaboratively with Miriam Foundation and clinical staff to develop and implement strategies to enhance and expand the arts program, including developing new areas of programming and potential funding sources.
  • Stay informed about current trends and best practices.


  • Manage participant and staff schedules to ensure smooth program operations.
  • Supervise and support a team of specialists and support staff.
  • Ensure effective collaboration and communication among staff members.
  • Ensure individualized client plans and therapeutic goals are outlined and met.

Collaboration and Networking:

  • Identify potential clients and funding sources and manage those relationships effectively.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with other organizations, therapists, and professionals in the field.
  • Work closely with families and caregivers to ensure a holistic approach to participant well-being.


  • Bachelor's degree in social sciences, community development, art therapy or a related field.
  • Previous experience in community building, client or member management, project management, program development
  • Proven managerial and leadership skills, with the ability to work collaboratively, juggle a diversity of tasks, motivate a team and listen effectively.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, including scheduling and program development.
  • Experience working with a special needs clientele is an asset.
  • Bilingual – French and English, written and oral.

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