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Director of Community Services #1806

Calgary   |      January 29, 2018 12:00
 

  • The Director of Community Services is a full time position that works with, and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. This person is responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and the evaluation of all Enviros community-based programs in accordance with the Canadian Accreditation Council standards. As a member of the Executive Management Team, the Director of Community Services participates in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives in addition to problem solving. You will work within the guidelines, policies and mission of Enviros and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned.


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Youth and Family Counsellor - Stepping Stones Youth Services

Fort McMurray, AB   |      January 29, 2018 12:00
 

We Never Say No. We Never Give up. We Never Turn Anyone Away.

 

Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, nationally accredited non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Today we have over 450 employees and provide more than 40 programs for 28,000 children and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Canmore, Strathmore, Fort McMurray and Fort Smith, N.W.T.

 

Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. The type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

 

We are currently seeking a fulltime Youth & Family Counsellor I or II for our Stepping Stones Youth Services Program in Fort McMurray, AB.  This program is a temporary shelter for homeless young people.

 

The Youth and Family Counsellor is the primary worker with young people, normally on rotating shifts that provide coverage twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week. The shift rotation is 3 on 2 off, and the ideal candidate will be a team player who is prepared to be available on short notice.

 

This position reports to the Program Supervisor.

 

Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011. We offer an exceptional benefits package including vision, dental, extended health, a generous Group Registered Pension Plan and a Computer Literacy Incentive Plan.

 

Please visit us at www.woodshomes.ca for more information about our organization.



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Coordinator – Fathers Moving Forward

Calgary   |      January 26, 2018 12:00
 

Catholic Family Service (CFS) is all about building strong families. Our programs and services are designed to help people prevent or work through issues like marital problems, family breakdown, trauma and abuse. Our mantra is humanity above all else, which means we don’t turn anyone away. We’re driven by compassion, not religion.

 

At CFS, we pride ourselves on living our values every day, embracing new ideas, and being a kind and supportive environment in which to work, volunteer and study. In fact, 97% of our employees describe CFS as a good place to work and participate. If you share our values and can offer unparalleled professional service to our clients, please consider joining our team. 



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Community Support Worker / Mental Health Support Staff

Edmonton   |      January 24, 2018 12:00
 

1 Position Available

Through our vision of eliminating poverty in our community, and guided by a passionate concern for the dignity and well-being of each individual, our work is based on building relationships, hope and trust. By addressing multiple needs, Bissell Centre provides a holistic approach to helping families and individuals.
Currently, Bissell Centre is looking for the right individual to fill a combined part-time Community Support Worker, part-time Mental Health Support Staff role in Bissell’s Community Centre. The Community Centre is a safe space for adults to access essential supports and services, build relationships, create community and participate in a wide range of recreation, arts, culture, life skills, and education programs. This position practices from a person-centered and harm reduction approach, employing anti-oppressive practices and community development theory to empower individuals to move from poverty to cultural, social and economic prosperity.

At present, Bissell Centre is undergoing significant renovations to its existing Drop-In space in order to implement a new service delivery model based on the principals of empowerment and the commitment to offer a space that emphasizes programming that supports participants and their strengths. This is an exciting opportunity to be an important part of a team, implementing a progressive new vision.


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Primary Care Manager

Calgary   |      January 23, 2018 12:00
 

About Mosaic Primary Care Network
Mosaic Primary Care Network (PCN) provides a wide range of primary health care services in the northeast and southeast Calgary communities in partnership with a group of family doctors.  Our talented interdisciplinary healthcare teams work together to provide services that best support patient needs.
We want YOU to bring your expertise to our growing team as we continue to develop solutions to meet the needs of our local community.  If you have initiative, are resourceful, engage easily in teamwork, and most importantly, want to make a difference in healthcare, we want to hear from you!
Position Summary
MPCN is seeking a Primary Care Manager. The Primary Care Manager will work closely with the other Primary Care Managers, multi-disciplinary clinicians, evaluation/data analysts and MPCN physicians.  The position will report to the Director of Clinical Operations and will provide support and overall leadership to a team of Primary Care Nurses, Dietitians and Pharmacists supporting the medical home.
Responsibilities
•Establishes and maintains critical relationships with Mosaic PCN member Physicians, various community partners, AHS and key linkages outside the PCN
•Develops and maintains a strong multi-disciplinary team comprised of Registered Nurses, Dietitians and Pharmacists responsible for the delivery of primary health care services supporting the medical home
•Works with internal and external partners to support and influence the direction of key initiatives on matters related to the multi-disciplinary team
•Works with all members of the clinical care team in a coordinated and collaborative effort to engage, encourage, and support patient health
•Provides strong leadership and mentoring to clinicians and support staff
•Collaborates and integrates with community agencies and health partners 
•Manages, implements and evaluates operational functions such as recruitment, performance development, and scheduling in accordance with Mosaic guidelines and programs
•Participates in the development of clinical policies, procedures and guidelines as required & ensures best clinical procedures are adhered to
•Attends and chairs meetings and represents Mosaic PCN as required
•Supports the vision, mission, and business plan of the Mosaic PCN


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Clinician (Psychologist)

Calgary, AB   |      January 22, 2018 12:00
 

We Never Say No. We Never Give up. We Never Turn Anyone Away.

Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, nationally accredited non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Today we have over 450 employees and provide more than 40 programs for 28,000 children and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Canmore, Strathmore, Fort McMurray and Fort Smith, N.W.T.

Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. The type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

We are currently seeking a Psychologist (Clinician) to work in the Family Support Network.

This program provides Family Support Services within the Collaborative Services Delivery model in collaboration with the Ministry of Children’s Services at the Forest lawn office. All families have identified child protection issues and the work includes intact families and those with children in care. The Clinician’s role has two main components; one is the delivery of assessment and consultation under the Brief Intervention for Caregivers (BICS) for children in foster care to address developmental issues, behavioural concerns, trauma and loss and grief for the children placed in their care.   The second component is providing clinical consultation and brief direct services to the Family Support Counsellors regarding crisis management and developmental support with a trauma focused lens. 

This position reports to the Program Manager of the Family Support Network.

Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011. We offer an exceptional benefits package including vision, dental, extended health, a generous Group Registered Pension Plan and a Computer Literacy Incentive Plan.

Please visit us at www.woodshomes.ca for more information about our organization.



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Hope Heels Service Dogs - Volunteer Case Manager

Edmonton   |      January 22, 2018 12:00
 

Hope Heels Service Dogs is a 100% volunteer run charity that is dedicated to the training and placement of service dogs in the Edmonton area. Our BRAVO K9 program raises specially trained service dogs to be paired with veterans and first responders who have sustained operational stress injuries (PTSD, Anxiety or Depression) during their service to our community. We raise the puppies, train them to be service dogs, pair them with their handler and do follow up support for the entire working life of the team.



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Social Worker

Athabasca   |      January 22, 2018 12:00
 

The Social Worker will assess the needs of physician referred clients which may relate to: accessing temporary or permanent provincial/federal income support, medical benefits, guidance for available housing options, guidance for mental health issues, or other issues with personal affairs. Services provided will include client education, advocacy, navigation & consultation and liaison with other allied health partners and community agencies and programs

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Casual Program Attendant

Edmonton   |      January 18, 2018 12:00
 

Poundmaker’s Lodge Treatment Centres is growing and expanding and as such, we have an available position for an individual who will assume responsibility as a Casual Program Attendant. The overall objective is to assist with non-counseling support to people 18+ years of age who have an addiction. The overall objective is to assist with non-counseling support to clients 18+ years of age who have an addiction. The responsibilities include assisting with education, prevention, and treatment services within a residential treatment center environment. This includes integration of cultural and spiritual practices of First Nations, Metis and Inuit cultures as well the 12 step abstinence based recovery in this practice.

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Peer Program Coordinator

Calgary, AB   |      January 12, 2018 12:00
 

We are seeking a Coordinator to lead our new Peer Program for People Living with HIV. The Peer Program engages people with lived experience as volunteer Peer Facilitators and Peer Navigators, providing both group-based and one-on-one support for People Living with HIV. The Peer Program Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the Peer Program including: strategically working to engage specific populations within the community; recruiting, training and supervising Peer Volunteers; developing and maintaining community partnerships to promote program participation; intake, assessment and assignment of program participants; providing Peer Volunteers with regular and ongoing psychosocial support and debriefing. In addition to leading the Peer Program, the Coordinator will work with the Support Services Team to deliver services to registered clients in the HIV Community Link Drop-In Space. This support includes assistance with basic needs, referrals to community resources, advocacy, access to harm reduction supplies, crisis intervention and supportive counselling, as needed. 

This is a full-time position (35 hours a week) working Monday to Friday. A flexible schedule and ability to work some evenings and weekends is required. Some inner-city travel will be necessary. This position will be located in the Calgary office and report directly to the Team Lead, Support Services.



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Overdose Prevention Educator

Medicine Hat, AB   |      January 12, 2018 12:00
 

The Overdose Prevention Educator is an exciting new position based out of HIV Community Link’s Medicine Hat office. The position will provide Opioid Overdose Response and Prevention support, outreach, resources and training for staff at community-based organizations, businesses, pharmacies, schools and individual community members. Working from a human-rights based framework, this role will develop relationships and promote community capacity to reduce harms associated with opioid overdose (OOD), while addressing stigma and discrimination and reducing gaps in service delivery to Albertans seeking naloxone kits. This position is part of the provincial Community-Based Take Home Naloxone project, as one component in a full-spectrum of harm reduction services to address outcomes of opioid overdose across the southeastern Alberta region.

This is a full-time position (35 hours a week) working Monday to Friday. A flexible schedule and ability to work some evenings and weekends is required. The position involves travel to rural and remote areas in the southeastern Alberta zone; a valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle is required. This position will be based out of the Medicine Hat office and report directly to the Team Lead, Southeastern Alberta.

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Vocational Orientation Advisor - Volunteer in Bolivia

La Paz   |      January 04, 2018 12:00
 

Location La Paz, Bolivia

Start Date  Feb - Apr 2018 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements Spanish, English


Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

 

The Volunteer’s Role

 

Cuso International Bolivia is looking for a volunteer like you to support the Youth Employment Centre (CJE) of La Paz in their outreach strategy to current and potential youth in need of their services.

The CJEs in Bolivia are modeled after the Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi of Gatineau, Quebec. These centers work towards the improvement of living conditions of youth in their communities, providing services such as vocational education, entrepreneurship guidance, job search and support, as well as many other services.

As the volunteer for this placement, you'll be working towards reaching youth between the ages of 15-30 by informing and guiding them on the services offered by the CJE, including trainings in technical and academic levels, motivating them to start their career plans.



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Communications & American Sign Language Specialist - Volunteer in Jamaica

Kingston   |      January 04, 2018 12:00
 

City  Kingston, Jamaica

Start Date Feb - Apr 2018(flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

 

The overall purpose of this placement is to support the team at Deaf Can! in creating a more inclusive environment & society for deaf people in Jamaica and enhance DeafCan’s sustainability as a social enterprise.

Cuso International is looking for a volunteer like you to:

- Support DeafCan! in the promotion of the deaf community through advocacy campaigns to sensitize individuals of their capabilities and remove social stigmas and prejudices.

-Support the design and implementation of sign language training workshops to increase the number of qualified interpreters and awareness in the local community for the need for interpreters at various events.

- To strengthen DeafCan!’s market reach and visibility as a social enterprise to facilitate sustainable growth.

At Cuso International, a key area of our work is GESI-Gender & Social Inclusion and this partnership aims to address some of the issues which have historically excluded deaf individuals from mainstream society.

 



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Communications & American Sign Language Specialist - Volunteer in Jamaica

Kingston   |      January 04, 2018 12:00
 

City  Kingston, Jamaica

Start Date Feb - Apr 2018(flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

 

The overall purpose of this placement is to support the team at Deaf Can! in creating a more inclusive environment & society for deaf people in Jamaica and enhance DeafCan’s sustainability as a social enterprise.

Cuso International is looking for a volunteer like you to:

- Support DeafCan! in the promotion of the deaf community through advocacy campaigns to sensitize individuals of their capabilities and remove social stigmas and prejudices.

-Support the design and implementation of sign language training workshops to increase the number of qualified interpreters and awareness in the local community for the need for interpreters at various events.

- To strengthen DeafCan!’s market reach and visibility as a social enterprise to facilitate sustainable growth.

At Cuso International, a key area of our work is GESI-Gender & Social Inclusion and this partnership aims to address some of the issues which have historically excluded deaf individuals from mainstream society.

 



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Gender And Nutrition Advisor - Volunteer in Ethiopia

Harrar   |      January 04, 2018 12:00
 

Location Harrar, Ethiopia

Start Date Jan - Mar 2018 (flexible)

Length of Placement 9 Months

Language Requirements English

The Volunteer’s Role

 

The overall purpose of this placement is to strengthen the gender and nutrition sensitiveness of development interventions in the zone

 



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Gender-Based Violence Awareness Advisor - Volunteer in Peru

Lima   |      January 04, 2018 12:00
 

City  Lima, Peru

Start Date Feb - Apr 2018 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements Spanish

Please submit a Spanish Cover Letter and Statement of Interest

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

 

We’re looking for a talented and passionate social communicator!

 As a volunteer, you’ll be working with DEMUS –one of Peru’s most prominent feminist NGOs– to provide technical assistance in the implementation of campaigns to promote a life free from violence and sexual autonomy of women: "Déjala decidir" (Let her decide), 2074 y más (2074 and more), and especially "Un hombre no viola" (A Man Does Not Rape) which aims at achieving zero-tolerance to sexual violence.

 This volunteer placement will be located out of DEMUS's office in Lima, Peru’s bustling and diverse capital, where you will work with a dedicated and talented team of feminist lawyers, sociologists and psychologists! It’s a great small-team environment, with plenty of opportunity to lead and learn.

 



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Contract Clinical Social Workers

Edmonton   |      January 03, 2018 12:00
 

Insight Psychological Inc. is a highly respected and rapidly expanding psychological service agency with service centres in Edmonton South, Edmonton North, Spruce Grove, Red Deer and Calgary.  We offer a multitude of psychological services to organizations, individuals, couples, and families.  With our online counselling program, we are also providing services to rural communities across Alberta and to those with challenges accessing services in person.

AT INSIGHT, WE VALUE:
  • Strong and sincere passion for improving, enriching, and optimizing human life.
  • Diversity among Insight team members and those whom we serve.
  • Excellence in our services to clients, in the work that we perform, and in the management of our organization.
  • Integrity in the way that we operate and in the manner which we treat our stakeholders.
  • Continual enhancement of our programs and services to better meet mental health needs across communities.


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Child & Family SChild & Family Services Driver / Supervised Visit Escortervices Driver / Supervised Visit Escort

Slave Lake, AB   |      December 27, 2017 12:00
 

Job Title
Child & Family Services Driver / Supervised Visit Escort

Job Details
Competition Number: S321-121089-DE
Job Number: J1217-1089
Job Type: Casual/On Call
City: Slave Lake
Province: Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: Casual hours as required
Scheduled Days Each Week: Varies
Scheduled Hours: Drive assignments on a pre-arranged & on call basis
Number of Positions: 2
Compensation: $17.61 - $28.25 /Hour

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Casual/On Call Supervised Access Driver

Lac La Biche, AB   |      December 06, 2017 12:00
 

Job Title
Casual/On Call Supervised Access Driver

Job Details
Competition Number: L321-120223-DE
Job Number: J1217-0223
Job Type: Casual/On Call
City: Lac La Biche
Province: Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: Varies
Scheduled Days Each Week: Varies
Scheduled Hours: Daytime, evenings & weekends
Number of Positions: 1
Compensation: $17.61 - $27.50 /Hour

Job Description

The Program
At WJS, we believe individuals have the right to access services and connect with family without the undue stress of transportation issues.The WJS Driver Escort Program is designed to provide adults, youth and children transportation services aimed at strengthening and supporting families in their communities. Through the provision of safe transportation, the Driver Escort Program intends to prevent, reduce, or eliminate factors, which may place a family or individual at risk.

An example of an escorted drive would be transporting a child to a supervised access visit with their parents or to a medical appointment.

The Position
The Casual Supervised Access Driver provides transportation to adults, youth and children within the Lac La Biche service area so they can access services and connect with family. This position is suitable for post secondary students who wish to gain experience in Social Services, with youth and families.

In Your Role You Will
• Must be available for a variety of shifts including weekdays, evenings and weekends to accommodate needs of clients.
• Accept drive assignments according to directions stated on referrals, on a prearranged and on-call basis.
• Use own vehicle to transport clients to assigned locations (appointments, supervised visits, etc.) – mileage & expenses reimbursed
• Remain with family for the duration of supervised access visit, monitoring all parent-child interactions for safety and appropriateness; observing and taking log notes on family interaction
• Work in accordance with/gain knowledge of the Child Welfare Act and Child and Family Services Authorities
• Prepare accurate & timely reports/records of all drives, supervised visits, vehicle safety inspections, etc. as per WJS Policy as required.
• Report any discrepancies in vehicle operation.
• Represent Family Support Services in a professional manner
• Work within all safety and privacy frameworks and policies

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Casual - Complex Needs Disability Service Workers

Edmonton   |      November 30, 2017 12:00
 

Job Title
Casual - Complex Needs Disability Service Workers

Job Details
Competition Number: E11-1122-CDSW
Job Number: J1117-1122
Job Type: Casual/On Call
City: Edmonton
Province: Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: Varies
Scheduled Days Each Week: Varies
Scheduled Hours: Days 7am-3pm or 8am-8pm, Evenings 3pm-11pm, Overnights 11pm-7am or 8pm-8am (awake or sleep)
Number of Positions: 5
Compensation: $18.09 - $21.00 /Hour

Job Description

The Program
At WJS, our goal is to help persons with developmental disabilities become active, empowered and involved in their communities. Our passion is to improve lives and develop life skills, encouraging community inclusion and participation. We help individuals face challenges including developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury, FASD, autism, and dual diagnosis. Common job titles that we hire for are Community Disability Support Worker, ABI Community Disability Worker, Disability Support Practitioner, Team Lead & Behaviour Consultants.



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Client Support - Housing and Supports

Calgary   |      November 24, 2017 12:00
 

You’ve mastered your work in the area of direct client care. You’re a problem solver, an advocate, a coach, and great communicator. Your organizational skills and experience allow you to be calm under pressure, think critically and work from a thoughtful place. Although part time you know you’re a critical member of the team and services we provide and get energy from being part of an environment where everyone can do their best work. 


  • You get fulfillment from celebrating small wins, staying positive knowing it will lead to change
  • Working from a strengths based approach that addresses the whole person
  • Leveraging and collaborating with your team to deliver the best program & services possible as every client deserves the best

Affecting positive change by offering inclusive, non-judgmental, low barrier services for women



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Intake Counselor - Groups

Calgary   |      November 21, 2017 12:00
 

You’ve taken your counseling practice one step further and are skilled at assessing the most appropriate services and effective approaches that might work for clients. You’ve expanded your knowledge of applying evidence based assessment tools and understand taking time up front to better understand client needs will lead to an improved experience and outcome. The idea of having a daily mix of client assessments, group and/or one on one counseling appeals to you.  


WHAT MOVES YOU

  • Working directly with men, women and children to assess their needs and connecting them with the best support  the YW and community offers
  • Providing evidence-based counseling interventions to children, adolescents, and/or adults in group settings
  • Supporting clients to achieve goals
  • Growing, learning and honing your professional practice


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