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Clinical Counsellor

Calgary   |      June 06, 2018 12:00
 

CLINICAL COUNSELLOR (1.0 FTE), COUNSELLING & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TEAM

You would provide clinical counselling services to individuals and families accessing the Counselling & Personal Development department. Working within our Practice Framework which includes trauma sensitive care, feminism and accessibility. Your counselling would empower those impacted by domestic abuse and trauma.  

 

WHAT MOVES YOU

·         Supporting individuals in crisis through one on one counselling

·         Mixing it up with facilitating group counselling once per week (one evening)

·         Empowering others and creating resilience with those you work with

·         Being part of important community work and an awesome team and program known for leading edge counselling work in the field of family violence



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Program Director - Slave Lake & High Prairie Family Services Centres

Slave Lake or High Prairie, AB   |      June 06, 2018 12:00
 

Program Director - Slave Lake & High Prairie Family Services Centres

 

Job Number: J0618-0046

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

City: Slave Lake or High Prairie, AB

Hours of Work Per Week: 40

Scheduled Days Each Week: Mon  - Fri

Scheduled Hours: 8:30am TO 4:30pm

(This management position requires flexibility to work some evenings & weekends, as necessary)

*Salary Negotiable*

Closing Date: June 18, 2018

Hiring Manager Name & Title: Cassie McCaffrey - Regional Service Director

 

The Program

Caring for the child, caring for the family.

The support the WJS Slave Lake and High Prairie Family Services Centres provide emphasizes on building relationships to enhance child and family strengths and overcome areas of struggle. No two families are alike. Using a Collaborative Service Delivery model and individualized services, the WJS Family Services Centre helps Slave Lake, High Prairie and area families strengthen their current relationships and resources, as well as, building new community support networks.

Located 2.5 hours north west of Edmonton, AB, the Slave Lake Region offers many year-round activities for tourists and outdoor enthusiasts including pristine white sand beaches, challenging golf courses, and some of the best boating, fishing, and hiking adventures in Alberta.

The Position

The Program Director is a senior management role with broader strategic and operational responsibilities. It is a unique combination of direct leadership of both the Slave Lake & High Prairie Family Services Centres, as well as, enables significant input and development into the agency's business/service plans.

--Relocation assistance may be available for qualified candidates seeking new adventure in Northern Alberta--



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Awake/Sleep Disability Support Worker - Bonnyville

Bonnyville, Alberta   |      June 06, 2018 12:00
 

Job Number: J0618-0104

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

City: Bonnyville, Alberta

Hours of Work Per Week: 36-40

Scheduled Days Each Week: Varies

Scheduled Hours: 5pm to 8am (sleep 11pm - 7am)

POSITION #1:   Week #1:  Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday

Week #2: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday

POSITION #2:   Week #1: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday

Week #2: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday

Number Of Positions: 2

Closing Date: June 19, 2018

Hiring Manager Name & Title: Marie Stad - Interim Manager

Compensation: $17.09 - $21.63/Hour  (Sleep rate of $13.60/hr applies during hours between 11pm and 7am)



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Mental Health Therapist

Lac La Biche   |      June 06, 2018 12:00
 

Your Opportunity:

Discover interesting and varied work among the rolling hills, lush forests, and many lakes near the community of Lac La Biche. As the Mental Health Therapist (MHT), you will be a member of a small travelling team that provides mental health care to Indigenous clients residing in rural communities in the North Zone. In addition to office-based practice, on-site visits and the use of technology will enable you to connect with other professionals as well as clients in their home communities. As the Mental Health Therapist, you will be working closely with psychiatric and acute care units, Community Health Representatives Program, Indigenous Health, Indigenous communities and Addiction and Mental Health operations as well as Primary Care, Allied Health, Seniors Health and others as applicable. This position is based in Lac La Biche, a growing community where we pride ourselves on our clean air, unobstructed views, and hospitable nature. We are the regional centre for business, health care, education, and government services. For the outdoor enthusiasts, we have over 150 beaches throughout our region. For the days you want to be inside, we have the Bold Centre, a 227,000 square foot recreation, entertainment and education facility!



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Contract Therapist Positions

High River   |      June 06, 2018 12:00
 

Foothills Community Counselling is a division of FCSS High River offering affordable quality counselling services for individuals, children, adolescents, families, and couples for residents in the Foothills area. Fees are based on a sliding scale that will reflect what an individual can affored based on income. Clients are also able to use their health insurance benefits. 

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Collaborative Justice Response Coordinator

Calgary   |      June 06, 2018 12:00
 

AASAS is seeking a passionate and results-oriented individual to fill the position of Collaborative Justice Response Coordinator. This position will report to the Chief Executive Officer of AASAS and focus on increasing access to justice for survivors and developing and maintaining a specialized, collaborative community response to sexual violence in communities throughout Alberta. This position is most suited for an individual with expertise in sexual assault service delivery, victim advocacy within the criminal justice system, coaching, community development, collaboration and coordination. Travel throughout the province is a requirement.



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Mental Health Therapist

Barrhead, AB   |      June 05, 2018 12:00
 

Barrhead Mental Health Services program has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Mental Health Therapist CH/AS/NL in a generalist role. If you are committed and passionate about providing excellent Mental Health Services to adults, youth, children and families, then this is the ideal career opportunity for you. The beautiful community of Barrhead, located north of Edmonton, is part of the historic Klondike Trail and is the centre of one of Alberta's richest agricultural and forestry areas. With a population of 4,500 and growing, living in a small town that’s close to a big city offers the best of all worlds. Not only is Barrhead vibrant and progressive, Barrhead also offers a safe, caring, and welcoming environment with lots of recreational activities, clubs, and social events to keep residents busy. As a member of a multidisciplinary team, you will provide consultation, assessment, treatment, crisis intervention, and case management to persons across the age continuum who present with a variety of Mental Health issues and concerns. Utilizing a variety of treatment modalities, you will provide individual, family and group psychotherapy. Your responsibilities will also include working in partnership with and providing clinically focused consultation to community agencies and other health care providers in the delivery of mental health services. The Mental Health Therapist is responsible for the delivery of evidence-based therapeutic counseling and support interventions. This position reports to the Area Manager of Addiction and Mental Health Services, under the supervision of a Clinical Supervisor. Some evening and weekend work may be required.



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Therapist/Clinician #1833

Calgary   |      June 05, 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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Outreach Case Manager – Children’s Services

Calgary   |      June 05, 2018 12:00
 

OUTREACH CASE MANAGER (CHILDREN’S SERVICES), SHELTER AND OUTREACH (FULL TIME)

You’re passionate about supporting women and their families. You’re educated in the strategies to address violence against women and how to best support them in navigating the challenges they experience. You are informed and connected to community resource and have a knack for building strong community relationships especially with Children’s Services.

 

WHAT MOVES YOU

·         Your passion is to support women dealing with violence 

·         Being mobile, resourceful and flexible in your work day

·         Thinking outside the box to provide supports, referrals, court support etc. to your clients

·         Supporting change in women’s lives

·         You believe and work from a woman centered, feminist perspective in a non-judgmental support 



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Mental Health Therapist

Cold Lake, AB   |      June 04, 2018 12:00
 

Two (2) positions available, Regular Full Time

Primary Location: Cold Lake, AB, and Lac La Biche, AB

Posting End Date: 03-JUL-2018

Salary Range: $39.42 – $52.36

Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided

Discover interesting and varied work among the rolling hills, lush forests, and many lakes near the communities of Cold Lake and Lac La Biche Alberta. As the Mental Health Therapist (MHT), you will be a member of a small travelling team that provides mental health care to Indigenous clients residing in rural communities in the northern Alberta. In addition to office-based practice, on-site visits and the use of technology will enable you to connect with clients and other professionals in their home communities. As the Mental Health Therapist, you will be working closely with psychiatric and acute care units, Community Health Representatives Program, Indigenous Health, Indigenous communities and Addiction and Mental Health operations as well as Primary Care, Allied Health, Seniors Health and others as applicable.

The rural areas surrounding Cold Lake and Lac La Biche, where you will be based, offer clean air and lakeside lifestyle, with over 150 lakes dotting the region. Play on the water as a paddler, angler, or recreational boater, or explore forested trails on horseback, on foot, by bike or ATV. Cold Lake is home to over 20,000 people, Canada’s busiest fighter base, the Canadian Forces Base 4 Wing, and Alberta’s seventh largest lake. The smaller community of Lac La Biche, population 2,400, offers easy access to the great outdoors. Both act as regional hubs for outlying areas and offer a range of services, amenities, and indoor options for the less outdoorsy types, such as recreation facilities, arts, and social activities.  



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Overnight Caseworker

Edmonton   |      June 04, 2018 12:00
 

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited, community based not for profit crime prevention agency that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949. Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”

Independence Apartments is a Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) that is funded by the Correctional Service of Canada (C.S.C) and operated by the Edmonton John Howard Society.  The CBRF houses approximately 35 federal offenders on various forms of Conditional Release. Our goal is to assist and support clients in their transition from incarceration to community living. The CBRF is double staffed at all times to allow staff the opportunity to promote pro-social and healthy lifestyles using various methods including but not limited to, ongoing monitoring/reporting of client behavior, assessing the risks and needs of clients, accurate referrals to treatment centers/community resources as required. Caseworkers are part of a Case Management Team which may consist of Parole Officers, Edmonton Police Officers, RCMP and/or Program Facilitators. The Case Management Team’s role is to aid in all aspects of client care in hopes for a successful release.

Independence Apartments is seeking a full time Overnight Caseworker for the the following shift:

23:00 hrs – 07:00 hrs Sunday through Thursday

Safety and harmony in our community



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OCC Childcare Provider

Edmonton   |      June 01, 2018 12:00
 

The Family Engagement Services Program offers Collaborative meetings between Professionals and Families, referred to as Circles and Family Group Conferences, to families through our Collaborative Services Delivery Partnership with Child and Family Services. Often during these circles children are present, and require childcare in a separate space during the adult conversation components of the circle. The provision of quality childcare allows parents to feel at ease and be able to focus on intent of the circle. Childcare providers are an important component to creating a successful circle. This position would be on an On Call Casual Basis and could involve daytime, evening and weekend work.

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Manager, Addiction and Mental Health

Edmonton   |      June 01, 2018 12:00
 

Alberta Health Services North Zone Addiction and Mental Health has an exciting employment opportunity for a dynamic individual who has skills, knowledge and experience in working with a diverse group of individuals and families spread throughout a large geographic area who are experiencing or impacted by addiction, mental health concerns and mental illness. If your career objectives include working with a dedicated and highly skilled interdisciplinary team in an innovative, progressive and supportive work environment, this position will be of interest to you. Reporting to the Director of Addiction and Mental Health, you will be responsible for a range of community addiction and mental health programs. You will be accountable for providing direction, team leadership, planning, implementing and evaluating a range of addiction and mental health services. You will also be responsible for the day to day operations including time sheets, staff evaluations, work attendance, work performance and clinical and program standards. Pleasant summer days and midnight sunsets make living in Northern Alberta a truly unforgettable experience. Discover the vast boreal forests or the wide open prairies, enjoy unique cultures, and experience our friendly and vibrant communities. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. 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/Parent Education Facilitator

Calgary   |      June 01, 2018 12:00
 

As a not-for-profit working with vulnerable populations, our ultimate desire is to end the cycle of poverty and trauma for future generations of Calgarians. By combining healthcare, education and housing services, CUPS’ helps adults and families living in poverty and suffering from trauma to move from being in-crisis towards becoming more self-sufficient. Working together with partner organizations, we use proven principles from the science of building brains and resiliency to help people weave together a wide range of skills to build economic, social and health resiliency.

CUPS’ was recently recognized as one of Canada’s Top Ten Most Impactful charities and received the United Way Spirit of Gold Social Innovation award.

We have an immediate full-time position for an experienced Family/Parent Education Facilitator to support our Family Development Centre team. This is a 1.0 FTE position.

The Family/Parent Education facilitator delivers and assesses the “Nurturing Parent” program (and other aspects as required) for Family Development participants. This position, in collaboration with other facilitators and the Manager – Family Development Centre are responsible for coordinating the educational programs for parents connecting with One World Administers, staff at One World Development Centre as well as CUPS Women’s Health linking to Pre- Natal and Post Natal Care.



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Kinship Support Services - Competition # 1314

Edmonton   |      June 01, 2018 12:00
 

The Family Centre is currently hiring energetic individuals interested in working with children and families as a part of Kinship Support Services. At the heart of The Family Centre’s philosophy is the belief that children fare best in the care of their family. The Kinship Support Worker is responsible for providing high quality support and guidance for families caring for children in Kinship placements through the Collaborative Service Delivery Program (CSD).

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Full Time Child Youth Care Worker – Edmonton/Stony Plain, AB

Edmonton, AB   |      May 31, 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. 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: At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients, who range from 13-18 years of age, live in a group home, therapeutic setting. 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: This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the youth.



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Casual Child Youth Care Worker – Ponoka/Red Deer/Wetaskiwin, AB

Edmonton, AB   |      May 31, 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. 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: At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients, who range from 13-18 years of age, live in a group home, therapeutic setting. 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: This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the youth.



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Casual Child Youth Care Worker – Edmonton/Stony Plain, AB

Edmonton, AB   |      May 31, 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. 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: At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients, who range from 13-18 years of age, live in a group home, therapeutic setting. 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: This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the youth.



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Youth Justice Worker, Awake Overnight (FT)

Calgary   |      May 30, 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 Justice Worker, Weekends

Calgary   |      May 30, 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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Residential Youth Worker , Awake Overnight (0.8 FTE)

Calgary   |      May 30, 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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Casual Program Attendant

Edmonton   |      May 30, 2018 12:00
 

Program Attendant
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 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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Clinical Supervisor - Addiction and Mental Health

High Level, AB   |      May 28, 2018 12:00
 

Are you an experienced Mental Health professional looking for a different pace of life? Here you will have the opportunity to not only expand on your experience, but enjoy all that we have to offer! In High Level, La Crete, Fort Vermillion and throughout Area 1, you will be in the scenic northwestern reaches of Alberta. We boast a bustling economy with the local service area committed to ensuring our residents have access to optimal healthcare. We offer pleasant summer days and midnight sunsets.

Reporting to the Area Manager of Addiction & Mental Health, the Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the daily clinical operations of the Addiction and Mental Health Services in Area 1. Providing strong leadership to an inter-disciplinary team, this position coordinates and facilitates daily activities, ensuring effective use of resources. Duties include supervising clinicians, providing leadership and coaching to assist staff with professional development and achievement of service/program goals. Further duties include taking a broad view of operations and patient/client service delivery and following through on issues that impact the quality of services provided.

Through membership on the North Zone Best Practice Committee, the Clinical Supervisor has opportunity to provide input on development of policy, procedures and practice standards, and then ensures compliance at the operational service level. The incumbent contributes to the monitoring and developing of the operating plan; leads quality and risk management activities of the unit/service/program and engage in program and community development. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Northern Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $6,300. 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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Employment Specialist

Edmonton   |      May 25, 2018 12:00
 

Provide Employment Services for Persons with Disabilities who are seeking employment and/or education. Interview and assist clients to develop job readiness skills and job search strategies. Administer tests to determine client interest, aptitudes and abilities of clients. Collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings and skill requirements. Counsel clients on work and career related issues.

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Functional Family Therapist

Calgary   |      May 25, 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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Mental Health Therapist

High Level AB   |      May 25, 2018 12:00
 

Are you an experienced Mental Health professional looking for a different pace of life while still having the opportunity to work to your full scope of clinical practice? Here you will have the opportunity to not only expand on your experience, but enjoy all that we have to offer!

As a Mental Health Therapist working out of High Level or Fort Vermillion, your duties will include a wide range of responsibilities including working with clients with severe and persistent mental illness, walk-in/single session services, adult short term, child and adolescent mental health services, crisis intervention and floor consults as required. You will be working with a dynamic inter-professional team, collaborating with other mental health service providers, primary care professionals, funded agencies, human service providers and the general public.

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Northern Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $6,300. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. Permanent and temporary employees working in excess of one (1) year whose work sites are above the 57th parallel are also eligible to receive an annual reimbursement of personal travel expenses to an annual maximum of $1,235. Eligible employees will be reimbursed for the cost of one (1) round trip, per calendar year, to any destination within Alberta. Travel must originate from a community above the 57th parallel to any destination within Alberta and cannot be carried over.



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Mental Health Therapist

Edmonton   |      May 24, 2018 12:00
 

Mental Health Therapist – School Age Services

Fort Road

Position Details:                     1.0 FTE, Temporary until on or before December 18, 2019

Competition Number:             18-023 (please quote when applying)

Closing Date:                          Until a suitable applicant is found



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House Parent

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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 Calgary, 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 Collingwood Program is a house-parent program with staff support for troubled youth and their families.



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Kinship Program (Contract)

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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 Contract Position to work in the Kinship Program.

The Contract Position is responsible for completing SAFE assessments.

This position reports to the SAFE Supervisor, and/or Kinship 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.



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SeniorConnect Response Worker

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

Calgary Seniors’ is looking for a Response Worker to provide urgent social care assistance for seniors in the community for their SeniorConnect Program.  Social emergencies are identified by the Distress Centre and referred to the SeniorConnect team for urgent assessment and intervention.  You will respond as part of a team to referrals received during regular office hours and be available for on-call during some evenings and weekends.  To ensure the safety of older adults in the community, there are a number of situations in which the response worker will become involved, and this may include: providing urgent assistance and advice for families and/or carers, accessing basic needs or emergency accommodation, responding to situations of elder abuse, and stabilizing a situation in order to reduce further crisis.

 

Well organised, flexible, and independent minded, you will have considerable community and older adult mental health work experience. You will be confident in managing risk and crisis, and independent in decision making. You will be committed to high professional standards, a strong communicator, and have the ability to prioritise and react calmly to crisis situations. You will ensure that an efficient and effective service is provided to all service users, carers and agencies requiring an urgent social response and you will be proficient in collaborating with other professionals.

You will hold a professionally recognized qualification in social work, nursing, or psychology with a focus on gerontology, and you will need to have the ability to work autonomously.



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Supervisor Outreach

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society is a dynamic non-profit organization that, for over 20 years, has provided a depth of support creating meaningful and effective change in the overall well-being and quality of life of seniors in Calgary. We provide a variety of services to older adults and their families such as social work services, assisted shopping, friendly visiting, escorted transportation, caregiver support and telephone reassurance, to name a few. Calgary Seniors’ also provides free education to individuals, businesses and front line service providers.

 

Position Summary:

Reporting to the manager, the supervisor will provide a dual role.  They will provide direct program support and supervision to the outreach team and manage a client caseload providing direct social work services for older adults living in the NE quadrant of Calgary. As supervisor, you will work in collaboration with other outreach teams across Calgary as a member of the ‘Way In - Older Adult Services’, as well as other agencies and the greater community to support the needs of older adults.



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Child and Youth Programmer

Strathmore   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

The Child and Youth Programmer provides direct leadership to the towns child and youth programming through the Youth Club of Strathmore, to ensure the effective operation and delivery of programs in the community.
A demonstrated ability to direct programs through supervision and produce positive results in child and youth programs to include staff supervision and development, program development, fiscal management, planning, problem solving and financial development to include annual and special event fundraising.

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Administrative Support Assistant - Competition # 1311

Edmonton   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

This position reports to the Executive Assistant/Administrative Supervisor. This position is supporting a team of administrative support staff in day-to-day execution of agency administrative processes and activities. This position also supports the administrative supervisor regarding team and individual performance, co-ordination of daily tasks, engages in administrative tasks directly and provides back-up to data entry, operations and facilities support services.



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School Support Counsellor

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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.

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.



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Youth & Family Counsellor

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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.

The Youth and Family Counsellor can support in a number of specialized areas, including with Youth, Adult and Indigenous Services.

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.



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House Parent

Strathmore, AB   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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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Family Support Counsellor

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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.

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.



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Team Leader

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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 Team Leaders to work in the Temple Programs for children and adults. These programs are a resource intensive ‘wraparound service’ that assists individuals ages 14-24, with disabilities and complex mental health issues to develop the necessary skills to successfully transition into adulthood and into meaningful community living settings.

This position reports to the Program Manager of the Temple Program.

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.



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Program Manager

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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 Program Manager to support 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 Program Manager is usually responsible for two or more programs and the general overseeing of all aspects of management, with particular emphasis on program development and quality service delivery. This position reports to a Director.

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.



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Family Support Associate

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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.

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 1 casual Family Support Associates for Supported Visits and Transportation Services. This program provides safe and timely transportation to children and families, leaving the children with appropriate caregivers. Verbal reports may be necessary. The successful candidates must be willing to work a variety of shifts, including afternoons and weekends. Hours range from 25-40 hours/week.

The Family Support Associate is primarily responsible for family support services, such as visit supervision as assigned, to identified children/youth and families in a safe, non-judgmental, and professional manner.   This position reports to the Team Leader of the Transportation Program.

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.



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Youth and Family Counsellor

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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 3 casual FASD Mentors/Coaches (Youth and Family Counsellors) for our FASD Support Program. The Support Program provides caregiver mentorship, family coaching and support to caregivers and families of individuals with suspected or confirmed FASD.  The successful candidates will provide services within a flexible, family driven and family centered approach, and will also help lead bi-weekly caregiver support networking meetings for caregivers and family members.

This position reports to the Program Manager of Eastside Family Centre.

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.



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Trauma Counsellor (Master Level)

Fort McMurray   |      May 17, 2018 12:00
 

Waypoints is a registered, non-profit charity that has been operating in Fort McMurray since 1982. Waypoints offers facilities, programs and services for people that have experienced, or are experiencing domestic violence and/or abuse, or sexual assault and/or abuse. Waypoint also provides the community with public awareness events, initiatives and educational programs to increase the prevention of violence and abuse in the Wood Buffalo Region. Waypoints operates Unity House, an Emergency Women and Children's Shelter, the Opportunities for Change Centre, The Sexual Assault and Abuse Healing Centre, and The Compass, home of our Second Stage Shelter for women and children in need of transitional housing, as well as affordable housing.

Waypoints

We are currently seeking a Full-Time Trauma Counsellor to provide individual and group counselling to women, children and men who have experienced sexual violence and their loved ones.

Terms of Employment:

  • Counselling Services: Full-Time (Daytime, Some evenings and weekends)
  • Counselling Services: Hourly wage: $49.85 for 37.5 hours per week


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Social Worker III/Psychologist

Grande Prairie   |      May 15, 2018 12:00
 

Peace Collaborative Services are seeking applications for Social Worker III/Psychologists with a focus in counselling/mental health and wellness. Two permanent positions are available effective August 29, 2018. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. 

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Suicide Grief Support Worker

Edmonton   |      May 14, 2018 12:00
 

Organization Summary
CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities.
We increase awareness and understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention
through education. We support the resilience and recovery of people in distress including those affected by
mental illness or suicide by providing crisis intervention; safe, long-term and affordable housing; peer
connections; suicide grief and family support; advocacy and wayfinding; and providing opportunities to
improve your wellness.
Join us and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and stressful
situations including abuse, violence, and suicide.

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After-Hours Response Worker

Calgary   |      May 04, 2018 12:00
 

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you an independent and creative problem solver? Can you juggle competing priorities with ease? Do you react calmly in emergency situations? Can you form quick connections with older people?

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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Shelter Counsellor

High River   |      April 25, 2018 12:00
 

Rowan House Society is a charitable organization with a mission to provide crisis intervention, long-term support and education for those affected by family violence in rural communities.  The Society also holds the core values of safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration and empowerment.  Additionally, Rowan House is a trauma informed service provider and takes into account an understanding of trauma in all aspects of service delivery. All employees are expected to embrace these organizational values in the work they do on behalf of the Society.

Rowan House employees are also expected to work professionally, adhere to the Code of Conduct, and demonstrate continuous improvement, collaboration, thoughtfulness in decision making and purpose in their work at all times.

POSITION GOAL:

The goal of this position is to ensure that the women who call into or arrive at Rowan House Emergency Shelter are safe and their crisis de-escalated so they can make decisions and take steps to address the domestic violence in their lives.  As a result, clients are able to function in a more healthy and productive manner in all aspects of their lives, eventually living in the community, free of domestic violence.



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