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Medication Administration

sturgeon county   |      April 24, 2018 12:00
 

Medication Administration

Casual Position

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 casual Medication Administration. The overall objective is to assist with non-counseling support to people 18+ years of age who have an addiction. The responsibilities include medication dispensing to clients during scheduled medication times and assist with 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. This position will also fulfill Program Attendant duties as needed.



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Associate Director, Professional Practice & Advocacy

Edmonton   |      April 24, 2018 12:00
 

 Apply your strong leadership skills and passion for advocacy

 The Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) serves as the professional association and regulatory body for the social work profession in Alberta.  We support membership activities that promote skilled and ethical social work practice and participate in advocacy initiatives that align with the ACSW mandate and services.   

For additional details please see the position advertisement and job description below:


Position Advertisement


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Social Work Instructor

Red Deer   |      April 24, 2018 12:00
 

Red Deer College is seeking a Social Work Instructor - Continuous Appointment (Probationary)

RDC
 offers students a learner-centred environment that provides practical and innovative learning experiences. The School of Arts and Sciences houses three departments: Humanities and Social Sciences, Sciences and Engineering, and Social Work. The School delivers a range of certificate, diploma, university transfer, and collaborative degree programs, as well as service courses to students in most other RDC programs.

The School of Arts and Sciences particularly seeks faculty members with superior preparation and ongoing engagement in their academic and professional fields, passion for teaching, and willingness to commit to making excellence in teaching their primary focus. The School builds itself around a vision of connecting innovation and tradition by fostering curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking in all activities: development and renewal of courses and programs, approaches to teaching and learning, and scholarly activity and community engagement by students and faculty.

Responsibilities of all full-time faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences include:

  • Delivering courses congruent with established course curricula and program outcomes
  • Supporting the success of students with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds and learning styles
  • Assessing student learning in ways that both facilitate learning and ensure achievement against appropriate academic standards
  • Contributing to course and program curriculum development and renewal
  • Engaging in scholarly activity within the domains of Ernest Boyer’s model: scholarship of discovery, application, integration, and teaching
  • Working collegially within department, School, or College committees and project teams


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Social Worker, Professional Practice Support

Edmonton   |      April 24, 2018 12:00
 

Engage your passion for the profession of Social Work!


The Social Worker, Professional Practice Support is an internal consultant and project management position responsible for leading projects, initiatives and committee work to support the strategic goals and mandate of the Alberta College of Social Workers. 

To review the position advertisement and full job description please see the links below:


Position Advertisement

Job Description



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FULL-TIME INDIGENOUS ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST – Edmonton/Stony Plain Area, AB

Edmonton, AB   |      April 24, 2018 12:00
 

Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity.

Program overview: Our Indigenous Resources are designed to provide a Holistic approach in working with children and families. We recognize the need for children, individuals and families to be connected to their culture and maintain ties to their family, ancestors and community.

Position overview: Reporting to the Indigenous Engagement Lead, the Indigenous Engagement Specialist will be responsible for engaging families, community and organization’s staff in culturally enhanced programming. The Engagement Specialist will be responsible for working collaboratively with families and our Family Specialists to ensure families are connected to culture and community. 



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Functional Family Therapist

CALGARY   |      April 20, 2018 12:00
 

Catholic Family Service (CFS) is all about building strong families. Our programs and services respond to the challenges that threaten families and leave them vulnerable. We focus on enhancing the mental health and well-being of our clients, empowering parents, nurturing children’s healthy development and enabling success in school. We take an integrated approach across our service portfolio, always looking for the opportunity to encourage discussion and healing at the family level. In so doing, we enable CFS professionals to help their clients build strong and resilient families – and to break through the cycle of vulnerability to live the lives they have always wanted.



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Social Worker II

Fort McMurray, AB   |      April 20, 2018 12:00
 

We are looking for two experienced Social Workers to join our team here in Fort McMurray, as part of the Fort McMurray Strong Wellness Initiative. The Fort McMurray Strong Wellness Initiative includes programs and services to support the community in recovery from the 2016 wildfire. If you have a passion for providing patient- and family-centered care and a desire to grow upon your current skills, knowledge, and abilities, this can be the opportunity for you. We have a position on our Crisis Team, as well as one with our Walk-In team.

Fort McMurray, within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, is a thriving community with lively social, arts, recreational and cultural opportunities.  Located in the heart of Canada's boreal forest with lakes and rivers nearby, along with four provincial parks in the area, we offer a stunning landscape and the opportunity to view the northern lights. Fort McMurray is a family-forward city, offering work-life balance and great education to all ages. Within Fort McMurray, you'll discover a flourishing community with a range of clubs and associations, churches, and community service organizations.

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.



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Mental Health Therapist

Fort McMurray   |      April 20, 2018 12:00
 

We are looking for two experienced Mental Health Therapists to join our team here in Fort McMurray, as part of the Fort McMurray Strong Wellness Initiative. The Fort McMurray Strong Wellness Initiative includes programs and services to support the community in recovery from the 2016 wildfire. Provide a range of mental health services, including crisis intervention, assessment, and diagnostic and treatment services to people with mental health issues and concerns to a variety of patients, from children and youth to adults and seniors. If you have a passion for providing patient- and family-centered care and a desire to grow upon your current skills, knowledge, and abilities, this can be the opportunity for you. We have a position on our Indigenous Traveling Team, as well as our Community Mental Health Team.

Fort McMurray, within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, is a thriving community with lively social, arts, recreational and cultural opportunities.  Located in the heart of Canada's boreal forest with lakes and rivers nearby, along with four provincial parks in the area, we offer a stunning landscape and the opportunity to view the northern lights. Fort McMurray is a family-forward city, offering work-life balance and great education to all ages. Within Fort McMurray, you'll discover a flourishing community with a range of clubs and associations, churches, and community service organizations.

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.



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Family Specialist ( Bridges Program) 1 Year Contract

Edmonton and Parkland Area, AB   |      April 20, 2018 12:00
 

Unlimited Potential Community Services empowers individuals and families to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being.

“ONE (1) YEAR CONTRACT” FULL TIME FAMILY SPECIALIST (BRIDGES PROGRAM)
EDMONTON & PARKLAND AREA, AB
 

Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

Program/Position overview: The Family Specialist is responsible for the delivery of family support services to families in the Bridges Program at Unlimited Potential Community Services to facilitate family unification and preservation. Family Support Services are provided in the home and in the community to preserve the family as a unit, ensure child safety and family well-being. Support is given to families through empowerment, hands on in the moment teaching, skill development, providing information on child development, and helping families develop an individual network of resources in their community. Family Support Workers provide integral support to families working towards family reunification through their involvement with supported Family visits. Family Support is immediate in nature and has a practical base.

 



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Family Support Worker ( Bridges Program) 1 Year Contract

Edmonton and Parkland Area, AB   |      April 20, 2018 12:00
 

Unlimited Potential Community Services empowers individuals and families to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being.

“ONE (1) YEAR CONTRACT” FULL TIME FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER (BRIDGES PROGRAM) EDMONTON & PARKLAND AREA, AB

 

Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

Program/Position overview: The Family Support Worker is responsible for the delivery of family support services to families in the Bridges Program at Unlimited Potential Community Services to facilitate family unification and preservation. Family Support Workers provide integral support to families working towards family reunification through their primary involvement with supported Family visits. Family Support visits are provided in the home and in the community. To preserve the family as a unit, ensure child safety and family well-being support is given to families through empowerment, hands on in the moment teaching, skill development, providing information on child development, and helping families develop an individual network of resources in their community. Family Support is immediate in nature and has a practical base.



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Transitional Support Worker (12 month Contract)

Edmonton and Parkland Area, AB   |      April 20, 2018 12:00
 

Unlimited Potential Community Services empowers individuals and families to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being.

FULL TIME TRANSITIONAL SUPPORT WORKER – Edmonton, AB
(Twelve (12) month maternity contract expected to end on or before June 20, 2019)

Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

 

Program overview: Our supported independent living services provide a comfortable environment for children and youth who require some help developing life skills. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable youth, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

 

Position overview: Under the direction of the Manager of Supported Independent Living program, the Transitional Support Worker is responsible for managing a caseload of the individuals served while assisting them in their transition into independence in a therapeutic milieu. Some of the duties include: managing a caseload of youth and assisting them in their transition into independence; providing direct supervision, support and advocacy to youth; ensuring positive relationships occur while addressing their physical, emotional and social needs; assessing, teaching and enhancing the independent living skills of teens in the program.



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Weekday Overnight Transitional Support Worker - Youth Housing Program

Edmonton   |      April 19, 2018 12:00
 

The Youth Housing Program (YHP) works with a diverse population of youth who face a number of barriers. We work with each youth at their starting point, helping them achieve their goals and ambitions as they journey toward independence. Our work is youth focused, based on the principles of harm reduction, resiliency, and trauma –informed, solution focused practice, and a strength-based approach.

The Youth Housing programs offer safe, supportive housing for youth experiencing addictions and homelessness. As the Transitional Support Worker (TSW), your primary responsibilities include building relationships with the youth and teaching them valuable life skills that support youths’ successful transition to adulthood. You will complete all house related tasks (cleaning, upkeep) ensuring a safe, clean and supportive home environment for the youth.

Hours: Full-time: Monday to Thursday: 11:00pm to 9:00am

Why Join Our Team       

  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.


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Generalist Caseworker

Valleyview   |      April 18, 2018 12:00
 

Join a team of professional child youth and family enhancement staff serving children of Western Cree Tribal Council member Nations.  This position is based out of the office on the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation and will be responsible for caseloads the within the three nations.  You will provide diversified case management and assessing services to children and families in need.  Your priorities will include support to families in need and protection of children at risk.  You are a dedicated team player who works closely with community, with other programs and with community committees to ensure that a range of services is effectively coordinated to meet the needs of families.  Your professional preparation, your ability to innovate, your well-developed interpersonal skills, and your dedication to the well being of children and families and their communities will ensure a quality service.  Knowledge of the Cree nation culture and language is a definite asset.  You will also be required to be on the On-Call/Intake rotation list.



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Housing Support Worker, FT

Edmonton   |      April 18, 2018 12:00
 

The Mustard Seed is a Christian humanitarian organization whose vision is to build community, grow hope and support change. Intentionally following Jesus Christ and partnering with the community, The Mustard Seed combats the root causes of poverty in Alberta and works to create positive, lasting change in the lives of those we serve. The Mustard Seed provides basic services—food, clothing and housing, and support services—education and employment, to those living in poverty within Alberta.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Mustard Seed Edmonton is committed to helping people who are homeless transition toward and maintain sustainable and healthy lifestyles. The Housing Support Worker is a member of a team that provides housing and facilitates support services for 20 high-acuity persons experiencing multiple barriers, who require the support of Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH).

 

The main role of the Housing Support Worker will be to provide case management services, assist clients with daily living skills, connecting to community resources and other day to day tasks as needed. The Housing Support worker will work with the Housing team to provide ongoing addiction and mental health support. The Housing Support Worker will be working onsite at the residence which functions within a harm reduction model.

 

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Full-time permanent position, 40 hours a week Full time, day and evening shift rotation
    (Week 1: 7:00–15:00 and Week 2: 15:00–23:00)
  • The position will require ongoing compassionate care, minimal physical effort, conflict resolution and organizational ability while working directly with risk population in life recovery
  • This position requires varied mental and emotional effort and must be able to respond appropriately to intense situations
  • Employment Security Check is required
  • As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to be in agreement and to sign our statement of faith
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
  • Driver’s Abstract, Employment Security and Vulnerable Sector Check is required

 

Start date: once a suitable candidate is found

Apply online using our Position Application Form on our Careers page. (https://themustardseedhr.wufoo.eu/forms/position-application-form/)

 

The Mustard Seed offers a competitive compensation package including 100% employer paid extended health and dental benefits for staff and dependents, matching RRSP after one year of service, and flex days. The Mustard Seed embraces the concept of employment equity, which includes fair representation, anti-discrimination and reasonable accommodation.

 

Privacy Policy: The Mustard Seed follows the principles of privacy therefore the privacy policy will be adhered to. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Mustard Seed reserves the right to amend job advertisements. No phone calls please.



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Street Level Worker, FT

Edmonton   |      April 18, 2018 12:00
 

The Mustard Seed is a Christian humanitarian organization whose vision is to build community, grow hope and support change. Intentionally following Jesus Christ and partnering with the community, The Mustard Seed combats the root causes of poverty in Alberta and works to create positive, lasting change in the lives of those we serve. The Mustard Seed provides basic services— food, clothing and housing, and support services—education and employment, to those living in poverty within Alberta.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

As a member of the Street Level Team, the full-time Street Level Worker will have a broad working knowledge of all areas of The Mustard Seed’s Basic Services. This position will also support the activities of the Food Depot, Drop-In Times, Evening Meal, Main Floor Programs and/or Personal Assistance Centre (PAC), and is supervised by the Front Line supervisor. This position can provide coverage for The Neighbour Centre, Mosaic Centre, Mustard Seed Church, or Community Support Centre depending on staffing availability.



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Wellness Coach - Kineto House

Edmonton   |      April 17, 2018 12:00
 

Are you a passionate individual who is interested in social justice, social change, innovation, and collaborative work? This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic individual who is looking to support young adults aged 16-25 who are seeking stability, recovery and improvement to their overall well-being. You will have the opportunity to be a key support system to those who due to different histories of trauma and related mental illness and addictions require enhanced levels of housing support.

As a Wellness Coach, you will build reciprocal relationships with residents through modelling healthy relationships and boundaries. You will work to create a safe environment, free of judgment and as an avenue of support residents to achieve their self-identified wellness goals.

e4c’s supportive housing programs operates on the cycle of the day, drawing inspiration from the recovery motto of “one day at a time”. The model provides wrap around team staffing that includes clinical supports with a community-based approach, of recovery and sustained wellness of the resident. The Wellness Coach works during weekday evenings to build relationships and support the residents in wellness-based activities. The focus of the shift is on personal wellness and modelling what it looks like to practice self-care, wellness and/or recovery.

Hours: Full-time: Monday to Friday: 4:30pm to 12:00am

Why Join Our Team       

  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of an integrated care team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.
  • In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role. 


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Forensic Social Worker

Coquitlam, BC   |      April 17, 2018 12:00
 

Within the context of a biopsychosocial framework and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Social Workers (BCCSW) standards of practice, the Forensic Social Worker (FSW) works under the general direction of the Director, Shared Services and with the clinical support of the Professional Practice Leader, Social Work,  as part of a multidisciplinary forensic psychiatric team to provide a defined range of forensic mental health social worker services to adults experiencing severe psychiatric and behavioral difficulties who have been referred by the Courts.  The FSW carries out social work psychiatric/psychological assessments services to adults who have been referred by the Courts; prepares ongoing written assessment of progress and submits written reports to the B.C. Board of Review and/or Review Panel regarding recommendation for release; collaborates and consults with other professionals in the coordination and review of treatment; provides psychosocial intervention and treatment services for psychiatric patients who may be held under Order-in-Council; Mental Health Act certification, Court Order and/or Informal criteria; and provides information and support to services.

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Older Adult Service Co-ordinator

Calgary   |      April 17, 2018 12:00
 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist clients to understand resources and benefits available by providing information and completing necessary forms
  • Assess client needs, discuss options, assist the client with decision-making, and make appropriate referral to internal and external services and/or agencies
  • Establish a rapport with the client in order to enter into a helping relationship
  • Will spend majority of time in office and may require a vehicle to go to clients’ homes.


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Big Brother Big Sister

Edmonton   |      April 16, 2018 12:00
 

BIGS & LITTLES are the terms used when referring to the mentoring relationship between one adult and one child. This is the platform on which the separate Big Brothers and Big Sisters organizations were founded in New York in 1904. Our volunteers in the Big Brothers/ Sisters program share their time with one child through participating in a variety of activities that reflect the interests of both parties; it’s as simple as being a good friend to a good kid. BGCBigs works with Bigs to match them directly with Littles in ways that considers similar interests, geography and program type. Children with mentors experience incredible life benefits such as: 

•Becoming 80% more likely to finish high school 
•Becoming 2-4x less likely to bully, lie, cheat, steal or become involved in drugs and/or alcohol 
•78% of our kids coming from a family history of social assistance (parents depending on welfare, food banks, etc., to make ends meet) do not experience the same challenges in their adulthood 
•Their life time income is $300,000 dollars more, on average, than youth who did not have mentors 



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Graduation Mentors

Edmonton   |      April 16, 2018 12:00
 

Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area is the one and only amalgamated agency in all of North America. In late 2011, it became evident to us that we served the same youth and families within the same communities - it just made good sense to pool our resources and combine our efforts to better serve our clients.

Our Mission Statement is to facilitate the healthy development of children, youth and their families by providing safe places, positive relationships, services and opportunities to develop personal strengths and interpersonal skills that enhance their long term success.

A Graduation Mentor is a new mentoring program that will blend the Community Based and School Based programs to support the students at Eastglen High School towards high school completion.  Mentors/Mentees can meet within the school or community; whichever is best to support the student. 

Mentors need to complete the following prior to participating in the Graduation Mentor program.

  • Online Application
  • Online Alberta Mentoring Partnership training
  • Group Training
  • 3 References
  • Interview
  • Security Checks

 



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Youth In Care

Edmonton   |      April 16, 2018 12:00
 

The Youth in Care program is a section of Big Brothers Big Sisters community based mentoring that works specifically with youth in government care. Our volunteers share their time with one child through participating in a variety of activities that reflect the interests of both parties; it’s as simple as being a good friend to a good kid. BGCBigs works with Bigs to match them directly with Littles in ways that considers similar interests, and geography.

Through the YIC mentoring program mentors are connected to youth living in a variety of settings such as group homes, foster care, or kinship placements. The goal of YIC mentoring is to create healthy positive relationships for youth who may have experienced many transitions throughout their lives.

 Benefits & Recognition

 People who mentor:

  • Gain personal growth and development
  • Have a positive new perspective on life
  • Make a positive difference in the life of a child and the community
  • See meaningful improvements in their own mental and physical health
  • Report increased levels of happiness and energy
  • Our agency has ticket lists for concerts and sporting events, as well as agreements with various organizations, to provide big/little matches with perks


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Social Worker Instructor

Lac La Biche   |      April 16, 2018 12:00
 

Location: Lac La Biche, Alberta                                                      Job number: 18-INSTR-15-PC

Position type: Full-time continuous starting August 2018               Posting date: April 16, 2018

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience                  Closing date: Until suitable applicant is found

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

Portage College is seeking a highly-motivated individual to join the Social Work team at the Lac La Biche campus.

 

Our Social Work program is a two-year diploma that combines social work theory and practice to better prepare our grads for work in the human services field. A key part of the Social Work program at Portage College is the experience and learning gained from a 420-hour supervised field practicum and 30 hours of integrated seminar time in each year of study. The Social Work program is offered at our campuses in Lac La Biche and Cold Lake. Key responsibilities include:

  • Classroom and distance education instruction.
  • Prepare and delivery of subjects.
  • Assist with curriculum development and/or revision.
  • Develop exams, quizzes and other evaluation material for students.
  • Assist in organizing and supervising student practicums.
  • Assist in managing and evaluating student progress in the program.


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Social

Okotoks   |      April 16, 2018 12:00
 

As a Social Worker, you will be a member of an inter-disciplinary team and provide a range of social work services to residents and their loved ones. Your psychosocial services include: genograms, end of life planning and selection of service provider, case/family conferences, grief counselling and bereavement follow up program. Address financial matters and forms – pre and post death. Liase closely with the Clinical Management team. Familiarity with federal, provincial and community resources is required.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
1. Promote the philosophy, mission objectives and policies of the Foothills Country Hospice Society (FCHS), while interacting with residents, loved ones, employees and the community.
2. Psychosocial assessment includes: genogram, history of significant life experiences, clarify information the resident has or would like to know related to their illness, inquire about life goals and create a plan to meet unmet goals.
3. Work with the resident and members of their social network to deal with psychosocial stressors such as anxiety, guilt, fear or sadness through counselling, education or short term psychological techniques.
4. Assist with family meetings, case conferences, team conferences to address complex needs or issues.
5. Formalize and implement advance care planning documents: personal directives, enduring power of attorney, wills and end of life wishes.
6. Provide resources to address the following: finances, forms (pre and post death), end of life services, legal contracts and private practice rehab practitioners.
7. Chart in progress notes.
8. Assist families / significant others with the grief process by participating in bereavement follow up programs.
9. Collaborates and liaise with other professional disciplines (community physicians, agencies and clergy) to enhance the continuity of care to residents, families, volunteers and employees.
10. Attend weekly rounds.
11. Complete monthly / quarterly reports for Executive Director.
12. Implements, develops and revises social work policies and procedures in consultation with the Clinical Team and Executive Director.

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Boys and Girls Clubs Club Volunteer

Edmonton   |      April 16, 2018 12:00
 

Kids need safe places to be after school, in the evening, and on school breaks. Clubs are open to all children and youth, and provide safe spaces and supportive staff at a variety of locations around the city. From snacks and hot meals to homework help, learning programs, and recreational activities, clubs are great places for kids to be! 

We have 5 program areas: Arts and Culture, Physical Activity, Health and Nutrition, Academic Support and G.E.L.L (Growth, Empowerment and Life Skills and Leadership). The diversity of our programming allows our volunteers to get engaged with our youth in a meaningful way that's relevant to their individual personalities and what they can bring to the table. If you enjoy theater, music and the arts, ask our club staff how you can get involved in that area of our programming; if you used to be a little league coach, you can become involved in our physical activity programs; if you are a health and fitness fanatic, help us come up with healthy meal plans for our kids and even teach them how to cook it for themselves! We want to play to your strengths and enable you to do the things you truly enjoy with our kids. 

To ensure the safety of members, there is a well-qualified team of staff and volunteer mentors at each club. There are always staffs on site that are trained in first aid, CPR, and child abuse prevention. 

Children with mentors experience incredible life benefits such as: 

•Becoming 80% more likely to finish high school 
•Becoming 2 to 4 times less likely to bully, lie, cheat, steal or become involved in drugs and/or alcohol 
•78% of our kids coming from a family history of social assistance (parents depending on welfare, food banks, etc., to make ends meet) do not experience the same challenges in their adulthood 
•Their life time income is $300,000 dollars more, on average, than youth who did not have mentors

Benefits & Recognition
People who mentor: 

•Gain personal growth and development 
•Have a positive new perspective on life 
•Make a positive difference in the life of a child and the community 
•See meaningful improvements in their own mental and physical health 
•Report increased levels of happiness and energy 



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In School Mentor

Edmonton   |      April 16, 2018 12:00
 

In as little as one hour a week, you could change the life of a child forever. Bigs In School is an easy and rewarding way to get involved with a child. It allows volunteer mentors go into schools to spend an hour with a child once a week. One of the unique aspects of Bigs In Schools is that the time is guided by the 20-20-20 rule. Mentors and students spend 20 minutes getting to know each other or catching up, 20 minutes going over homework or reading, and the last 20 minutes participating in recreational activities. Bigs in Schools is a great program for volunteers to share time with a child during their lunch break or when working outside of a regular 9-3 school day. Matches do not meet over the summer break or during school holidays.

Children with mentors experience incredible life benefits such as: 

•Becoming 80% more likely to finish high school 
•Becoming 2-4x less likely to bully, lie, cheat, steal or become involved in drugs and/or alcohol 
•78% of our kids coming from a family history of social assistance (parents depending on welfare, food banks, etc., to make ends meet) do not experience the same challenges in their adulthood 
•Their life time income is $300,000 dollars more, on average, than youth who did not have mentors



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Recreational Respite Worker #1823

Calgary   |      April 15, 2018 12:00
 

The Respite Care Connection promotes, strengthens, and preserves the right for children with challenging behaviours to have a permanent home.  The program works toward this goal by providing caregivers of the children and youth with respite to give them time to take care of themselves and their other children. The Respite Care Connection is a community based program for children and youth aged 6-17 years.



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Summer Student, Respite Worker #1826

Calgary   |      April 15, 2018 12:00
 

The Respite Care Connection promotes, strengthens, and preserves the right for children with challenging behaviours to have a permanent home.  The program works toward this goal by providing caregivers of the children and youth with respite to give them time to take care of themselves and their other children. The Respite Care Connection is a community based program for children and youth aged 6-17 years.



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Social Worker / Liasson (0.6 to Full Time, negotiable)

Edmonton   |      April 13, 2018 12:00
 

In this unique position you will be asked to work closely with a subspecialist Psychiatrist, to assist in completing biopsychosocial assessments in an outpatient psychiatric setting;
The typical assessments are completed for the purposes of fitness for duty and medico-legal reports.
As part of this position, you will further be asked to assist Dr. Els to compile and review psychiatric histories, interview employees, and (under direct supervision) complete relevant psychological testing. In-service training is available in an ongoing fashion.

This unique opportunity allows for a great degree of independence and self-directed work, while at the same time offering supervision from an Social Worker (MSW level) as well as a Psychiatrist. An annual educational stipend is negotiable for attendance of a national conference of your choice.

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Casual School Support Counsellors

Calgary, AB   |      April 13, 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 and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

We are currently seeking 4 casual (front-line) School Support Counsellors I or II for our Specialized Learning Centres. Our Learning Centres (*in partnership with CBE) offer opportunities for achieving academic, social and emotional success to young people and families who have had previous unsuccessful school experiences and have lost or are at risk of losing their community school placement.

Starting Points:  Counselling support for students in seven Calgary schools, in partnership with Calgary Separate School District.

George Wood*:  Bowness campus school for youth in intensive/community-based residential care.

William Taylor*:  Day-treatment school for community youth, and youth in residential care, at Parkdale Campus.

Children’s Village (CVS)*:  A day-treatment community-based school in Renfrew for children 4-12 years who exhibit severe emotional and behavioural difficulties.

The School Support Counsellor is responsible for front-line care of young people admitted to Wood’s Homes school settings. The School Support Counsellor works collaboratively with various school personnel and liaises with the young person’s family and community.

This position reports to the Learning Centres Team Leaders.



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Youth and Family Counsellors

Calgary, AB   |      April 13, 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 Youth & Family Counsellors I or II to work in multiple locations throughout Calgary, AB.

The Youth & Family Counsellor acts as a coordinator in the planning and delivery of therapeutic activities for high risk youth.  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.



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Family Support Counsellor - Home Connections Program

Calgary, AB   |      April 13, 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 and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

We are currently seeking Family Support Counsellors I or II for our Home Connections Program. This is a family support program that provides culturally-sensitive services for children, youth and families in their home, school and community settings.

The Family Support Counsellor is responsible for the delivery of family support services to the children and families in the care of Wood’s Homes.

This position reports to the Program Supervisor of the Home Connections Program.



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Family Support Counsellor - Family Support Network Program

Calgary, AB   |      April 13, 2018 12:00
 

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

Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Our over 550 staff and volunteers help provide 35 programs and services for 28,000 children and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Canmore, Strathmore, Fort McMurray and Fort Smith, N.W.T.

The type of work we do at Wood’s Homes requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

We are currently seeking Family Support Counsellors I or II for Family Support Network, which provides innovative programs for families with child protection concerns. In partnership with Children’s Services, this program offers outcomes-based approaches to intervention.

The Family Support Counsellor is responsible for the delivery of family support services to the children and families in the care of Wood’s Homes.

This position reports to the Team Leaders of the Family Support Network.



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House Parents (Contract Position)

Strathmore, AB   |      April 13, 2018 12:00
 

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

HOUSE PARENT for WHEATLAND PROGRAM

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 and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

We are currently seeking a contracted House Parent to work within the Wood’s Homes continuum of care supporting youth and families.  The House Parent(s) will play a pivotal role in services provided through living with youth in our home in Strathmore, AB on a long term basis and providing a positive and caring environment for up to 4 youth with multiple challenges.  The House Parent(s) will work as a part of a therapeutic team, committed to the success of these youth and their families.

The Wheatland Program is a house-parent program with staff support for troubled youth and their families.



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School Support Counsellor (Permanent Part-Time)

Calgary, AB   |      April 13, 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 and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

We are currently seeking a Permanent Part-Time School Support Counsellor I or II for our Specialized Learning Centres. Our Learning Centres (*in partnership with CBE) offer opportunities for achieving academic, social and emotional success to young people and families who have had previous unsuccessful school experiences and have lost or are at risk of losing their community school placement.

Starting Points:  Counselling support for students in seven Calgary schools, in partnership with Calgary Separate School District.

George Wood*:  Bowness campus school for youth in intensive/community-based residential care.

William Taylor*:  Day-treatment school for community youth, and youth in residential care, at Parkdale Campus.

Children’s Village (CVS)*:  A day-treatment community-based school in Renfrew for children 4-12 years who exhibit severe emotional and behavioural difficulties.

The School Support Counsellor is responsible for front-line care of young people admitted to Wood’s Homes school settings. The School Support Counsellor works collaboratively with various school personnel and liaises with the young person’s family and community.

This position reports to the Learning Centres Team Leaders.



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Indigenous Mental Health Services Liaison

Calgary   |      April 13, 2018 12:00
 

Bow Valley College is the largest and fastest growing Comprehensive Community College in Alberta. We have locations across southern Alberta helping 14,000 learners each year. Our mission is to contribute to the vitality of communities and strength of the economy through innovative adult education programs and services which equip students for successful living, lifelong learning, and employment in a global knowledge-based environment.

Why work at Bow Valley College?  We have recently been named one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers for 2018. Bow Valley College is made up of employees who are committed to our learners´ success, as well as each other´s. Our staff and faculty consistently say it is the people who keep them at the College, the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students, and the incredible support they receive from their co-workers and supervisors. 

The Learner Success Services (LSS) department is looking for an Indigenous Mental Health Services Liaison to complement their team. 

For Indigenous learners, mental health must be viewed holistically, inclusive of spirituality, culture and social conditions and must recognize the historical and socio-political context of Indigenous mental health, including the impact of colonization; intergenerational and/or other trauma, loss and grief; separation of families and children; loss of traditional lands; loss of culture and identity; and the effect of social inequity, stigma, racism and ongoing losses.  As such, mental health supports for Indigenous learners requires focused efforts.

Reporting to the Coordinator, Counselling and Wellness, the Indigenous Mental Health Services Liaison will work closely with the Mental Health Outreach Liaison and the Iniikokaan Centre team to:

  • Develop and launch strategically identified Indigenous learner mental health programs and initiatives grounded in an Indigenous, holistic, perspective;
  • Liaise with Indigenous community stakeholders and support relevant agencies to enhance on-campus mental health supports for Indigenous learners and facilitate connections to broader resources within the community.


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Counsellor Three Full Time positions (35 hours/week) ending March 31, 2019 One position requires a male Counsellor

Airdrie AB   |      April 12, 2018 12:00
 

Community Links is a non-profit agency providing a variety of programs and services that meet the needs of community members in all stages of life… from birth to seniors

 

The Counsellor will provide counselling services to individuals of all ages in Airdrie & Area who have been impacted by family violence, as well as counsel those with other presenting issues.

 

The Counsellor will provide counselling services in an individual/group and/or couples format.



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Community Liaison

Calgary   |      April 12, 2018 12:00
 

You’re known for exceptional people skills and the ability to work with everyone without judgement and compassion. You thrive on challenge and a mix of working independently and collaboratively. Your exceptional time, work flow and boundary management allows you to work efficiently with no one feeling like they’re a burden. You’ve a can do attitude and experience in getting results in the human services realm. We still expect you to be human (a great one!) with a good sense of humour and perspective to keep yourself fresh and resilient.

 

WHAT MOVES YOU

·         Providing support to women and empowering them to make changes

·         Your excellent interpersonal skills make it easy to build rapport and work with diverse individuals

·         You thrive on helping women get their footing

·         Leveraging and collaborating with your team to deliver the best program & services possible as every client
           deserves our best



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FCSS Early Childhood Development Coordinator

Athabasca   |      April 12, 2018 12:00
 

The Athabasca County Family & Community Support Services Program is currently accepting applications for an Early Childhood Development Coordinator. 

The ECD Program provides support and resources to families and Early Childhood Development programs in the service area to meet the needs of children 0 to 5 years of age.

This is a permanent, part time position working 21 hours per week. The wage for this positon ranges between $28.04 - $32.80/hour.

A clear Child Intervention Record Check and Criminal Records/Vulnerable Population Check are required.

You will find a detailed job description on the Athabasca County website under Careers at www.athabascacounty.com or please contact Kelli Chamberlain (780) 675-2273 at the County Administration Office for further information.



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FASD Intervention Specialist 0.75 FTE

Calgary   |      April 11, 2018 12:00
 

Enviros is a charitable, non-profit community committed to enhancing the quality of family life in Alberta.  We engage children, youth, adults and families in experientially based opportunities so they learn and develop skills that foster independence.  Enviros addresses a broad range of societal needs ranging from programs for young offenders; family support services, emergency foster care, and helping young adults become successfully independent.  Enviros opens minds as well as doors, promoting social responsibility through personal action, interaction and accountability.



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Youth and Family Support Worker - BASE CAMP

Calgary   |      April 11, 2018 12:00
 

The Youth & Family Support Worker will assume collaborative responsibility for the management of individual cases with a Shift Supervisor and AHS Addiction Counselor.  Each worker is assigned to a key client and is responsible for the activities related to the admission, case/treatment plan and transition plan related to the youth.  In providing this care Youth & Family Support Workers must have a working knowledge of the policy manual and accreditation standards used by Enviros, and the policies used by AHS, with regard to the services provided to the youth and his/her family.  This is inclusive of the youth’s rights, services available to them and the program's responsibilities in providing services.

It is your responsibility to communicate and collaborate with other professionals (e.g. transition/intake workers, Shift Supervisors, AHS Addictions Counselors, Family Counsellors, probation officers, teachers, etc.) involved with your key client.  This means ensuring timely meetings occur to meet the goals and objectives of the case and/or treatment plan.

It is your responsibility to communicate with the family/support people for your key client.  This means ensuring timely communication, updates and planning to maintain support and a positive relationship with the family/support people.

It is your role to pass this information to the rest of your staff team.  This establishes a consistent environment for the youth in the program and on visits, and allows the program staff to work as a team.  

As a key worker, you are required to develop a relationship with the youth to assist them in meeting their goals while in the program.    In this relationship, you are required to meet with the youth on a weekly basis to establish and discuss these goals while in the program.  

While on shift at Enviros, it is your role to develop positive relationships with all youth who reside in the program.  As a Youth & Family Support Worker you set the stage for how conflicts will be resolved and are an example of how to speak and act respectfully to others.  It is also part of your role to deliver an effective treatment program and support youth in effecting change.  In order to assist youth in developing these skills you must be present with them and be involved with interacting with the youth whenever possible.  

Wilderness-based activities are a significant part of the Base Camp program.  Trips are taken with youth to increase the opportunities for experientially based learning and expose youth to a different therapeutic environment.  You will be expected to participate in and contribute to the trip (treatment planning, facilitation, debriefing, logistical preparation and trip planning, etc.), depending on your skills and abilities.  



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Program Therapist

Calgary   |      April 11, 2018 12:00
 

Enviros is a charitable, non-profit community committed to enhancing the quality of family life in Alberta.  We engage children, youth, adults and families in experientially based opportunities so they learn and develop skills that foster independence.  Enviros addresses a broad range of societal needs ranging from programs for young offenders; family support services, emergency foster care, and helping young adults become successfully independent.  Enviros opens minds as well as doors, promoting social responsibility through personal action, interaction and accountability.

 

Enviros Base Camp provides a wilderness based addictions treatment program for youth within the province of Alberta.  Located northwest of Cochrane our Base Camp program is an intensive, adventure based wilderness program for co-ed youth aged 13-18 and their families.  This program provides support for healing from substance abuse issues that require residential treatment.  A safe and structured environment is created for individuals who seek to improve their lives.  



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FASD Intervention Specialist #1815

Calgary   |      April 11, 2018 12:00
 

Enviros is a charitable, non-profit community committed to enhancing the quality of family life in Alberta.  We engage children, youth, adults and families in experientially based opportunities so they learn and develop skills that foster independence.  Enviros addresses a broad range of societal needs ranging from programs for young offenders; family support services, emergency foster care, and helping young adults become successfully independent.  Enviros opens minds as well as doors, promoting social responsibility through personal action, interaction and accountability.



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Wellness Manager - Emerging Adults

Edmonton   |      April 10, 2018 12:00
 

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual who is interested in social justice, social change, innovation, and collaborative work. e4c’s supportive housing programs provide housing for people in the middle of life transitions, looking for stability, recovery, and a better life. In your role you serve people who, due to histories of trauma and related mental illness and addictions, need enhanced levels of housing support.

As a Wellness Manager, you will provide key support to the wellness coaches and coordinator. You will work collaboratively with the Site Manager to ensure the program is running in a way that meets both residents’ specific needs and agency/funder requirements.

e4c’s supportive housing programs operates on the cycle of the day, drawing inspiration from the recovery motto of “one day at a time”. The model provides wrap around team staffing that includes clinical supports with a community-based approach, of recovery and sustained wellness of the resident. The Wellness Manager oversees the evening and weekend wellness shifts and is responsible for building and implementing the wellness strategy for the program. The focus of the shift is about personal wellness and modelling what it looks like to practice self-care, wellness and/or recovery.

Hours: Full-time: Monday to Friday: 2:00pm to 10:00pm with potential weekend work and on-call responsibilities required.

Why Join Our Team       

  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.


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Therapist I or II

Red Deer   |      April 10, 2018 12:00
 

Based in central Alberta, Vantage Community Services assists youth, adults, and families by providing counselling, group care for youth, life skills training, and mental health services. We have a skilled, multidisciplinary team that helps clients find creative solutions to get their lives back on track. We are seeking a qualified, motivated individual to fill the following position.

THERAPIST I or II (Full Time)
The Therapist is responsible for the provision of quality clinical services to the clientele and programs of Vantage Community Services.

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After Hours Response Worker

Calgary   |      April 09, 2018 12:00
 

Calgary Seniors’ is looking for ‘After-Hours’ Response workers to provide emergency social care assistance for seniors in the community for their SeniorConnect Program.  In accordance with daytime program practices and procedures, social emergencies are identified by the Distress Centre and referred to the SeniorConnect Team for semi-urgent assessment and intervention.  Referrals made after-hours are those that cannot wait until the next working day, requiring more immediate assistance. You will respond to all calls received after office hours to include evenings, weekends, and statutory holidays to ensure the safety of older adults until regular daytime services are available. There are a number of situations in which the after-hours worker will become involved to ensure the safety of the older adult, including: providing urgent assistance and advice for families and/or carers, navigating access to emergency accommodation or other basic needs, and stabilizing a social crisis.

 

Well organised and flexible, you will have considerable community and older adult mental health work experience. You will confident in managing risk and crisis. You will be committed to high professional standards, a strong communicator, and have the ability to prioritise and react calmly to emergency situations. You will ensure that an efficient and effective service is provided to all service users, carers and agencies requiring a social emergency response outside of regular working hours.

You will be at least two years post qualification, and hold a professionally recognized qualification in Social Work, Nursing, or Psychology with a focus on gerontology.  You will need to have the ability to work autonomously with limited support from the on call manager when required.



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Part Time Clinical Lead

Edmonton   |      April 09, 2018 12:00
 

Part Time Clinical Lead – Children’s Day Program

 

Position Details:                0.87 FTE (follows EPSB School Calendar)

Competition Number:        18-013

Closing Date:                      Open until a suitable candidate is found


Salary:                                    

$77,792.70 - $98,545.47

Benefits:                               

We are a learning organization that promotes and provides educational opportunities for staff.

Our employee benefit package consists of excellent extended health and dental benefits – including acupuncture and massage - life insurance, short term and long term disability. These benefits and more are available to you after your first 90 days with CASA.

Disclaimer

We appreciate your interest in CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. CASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. CASA is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Only those candidates permissible to work in Canada are applicable to this position.
         

 



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Sessional Instructors, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary

Calgary   |      April 09, 2018 12:00
 

The Faculty of Social Work invites applications for term certain sessional instructors in our Calgary, Central and Northern Alberta Region, and Southern Alberta Region during the Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019 academic terms.

The faculty offers face-to-face, blended and online classes to students in our BSW and MSW programs. Our areas of study include, but are not limited to: field education (including field supervision), child welfare, international social work, mental health, community organizations, social policy, social justice, group practice, social work with Indigenous peoples, clinical practice and addictions.  



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Gender Advisor - Volunteer in Colombia

Barranquilla, Medellín, Cartagena, Quibdó or Bogotá   |      April 06, 2018 12:00
 

Start Date Jun - Août 2018 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements Spanish

The Volunteer’s Role

Leverage your skills to play a vital role in the implementation of gender equality and social inclusion strategies with businesses all over Colombia.  

Through the Chambers of Commerce in Colombia, you'll reach and advise private sector companies, government entities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and in their corporate social responsibility practices, human resource management, and social inclusion strategies. You'll get the chance to implement a sound Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Strategy designed by Cuso International's Sustainable Colombian Opportunities for Peacebuilding and Employment (SCOPE) Project in Colombia.

Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

- Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

 

 



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Gender And Nutrition Advisor - Volunteer in Ethiopia

Harrar   |      April 06, 2018 12:00
 

Location Harrar, Ethiopia

Start Date Jun - Aug 2018 (flexible)

Length of Placement 9 Months

Language Requirements English


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


Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation  

- Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months



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Social Education Advisor - Volunteer in Nicaragua

Mangua, Nicaragua   |      April 06, 2018 12:00
 

Location Mangua, Nicaragua

Start Date Jul - Sep 2018 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements Spanish

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

 

As part of Cuso International’s Volunteering Program, you will use your education, professional experience and leadership skills to support our partner, Samaritanas - Comunidades Esclesiales de Base, in Nicaragua. Our partner, Proyecto Samaritanas is one of five social projects created by Comunidades Eclesiales de Base (CEBs) in the early 90´s as an option to the social and economic crisis faced after the Nicaraguan revolution. Their projects are oriented towards vulnerable groups of women, children and youth facing risk of sexual and labor exploitation. 

As a Social Education Advisor, your focus will be on sexual health and education for young men and women. You will support the organization with the development and delivery of sexual education training and provide guidance in the promotion of sexual health among sex workers. You will also support training to youth on the prevention of gender based violence. Samaritanas undertake projects that address important needs in the community and you have the opportunity to play a key role in these projects.

 



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