Manager, Resources

1320 Airport Blvd, Oshawa, ON L1J 0C6, Canada Req #28
Tuesday, October 17, 2023

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Employment Opportunity

Manager, Resources, Regular

Non-union position

Hiring Manager

Nicole D’Ornellas


$95,711 $125,711

Currently under review

About Us

Durham Children’s Aid Society has been supporting families and protecting children in our community since 1905. We are responsible for providing child protection services to children and youth under the age of 18, and their families, who live in Durham Region.


We work with families and our community partners to help children grow up safe and healthy. In most instances, we are able to keep children safe in their family home by working with their primary caregivers to address any challenges they may be facing.


Learn more about us at


Our commitment to Diversity

We strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.  We actively seeks candidates from First Nations, Métis and Inuit, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ communities, women, and people with differing abilities (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges).


We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free.  Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.


What we offer

We offer an inclusive work environment.  Our office is well situated on Taunton Road and is transit accessible.  Most positions are eligible for hybrid work in accordance with our Flexible Work Arrangement policy.  We offer a comprehensive and competitive compensation package, including a defined benefits pension plan with the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS).  Learn more at


Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Child, Youth and Family Resource Department, the Manager, Resources, leads, co-ordinates and monitors the Society’s Resources Program including the Resources team and Recruitment, Assessment and Development (RAD) team to ensure the efficient and effective provision of service in a fiscally sustainable manner.  The role assists with the implementation of organizational strategies that ensure the quality of care for children and youth placed in the Society’s care.   


The Manager, Resources holds a critical role in overseeing all internal and external out-of-home placements within DCAS. This position is accountable for negotiating service agreements, managing foster care licensing, ensuring compliance with Quality Service Framework (QSF) regulations, and evaluating the quality of care provided to children, youth, and families. The manager is responsible for fostering financially responsible contracts with skillful negotiation that support the holistic needs of individuals under our care, emphasizing high-quality services. Exceptional diplomacy and interpersonal skills are essential, enabling the manager to navigate sensitive conversations and collaborate effectively with stakeholders. The role requires continuous compliance management, partnership building, and a commitment to improving the overall quality of care through evidence-based practices.



Educational Requirements:

  • BSW or bachelor’s degree in a related field


  • Seven (7) to 10 years’ experience working within child welfare or related field
  • Experience in negotiating with community services and/or partner organizations
  • Experience with contract negotiations or procurement
  • Competency with technology and business analytics, preferred
  • Budget or financial experience

Competencies (OACAS):


Vision and Strategy

System and Community Leadership Strategic Change and Adaptability

Accountability and Results

Equitable Outcomes and Practices

People Management and Development


Leadership Character

Service and Operational Excellence

Other Information

Candidates must undergo and successfully pass a background check before an offer of employment may be made.  Proof of education is required.


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

Other details

  • Job Family Management
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $95,711.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $125,711.00
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  • 1320 Airport Blvd, Oshawa, ON L1J 0C6, Canada