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Client Services Worker (Night Shift)

Calgary   |      August 29, 2017 12:00
 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO YOUR COMMUNITY BY JOINING OUR TEAM!

We are looking for a full-time Client Service Worker for our Women's Integrated Supportive Housing program (WISH). This is a facility in the southwest community of Killarney for up to 23 women needing emergency beds and or assistance transitioning to their own accommodation.

Here's what we have to offer you:

  • Rewarding work where you know you are making a difference to the lives of women in the community
  • Being part of an international organization doing important work worldwide
  • Benefits: health and dental benefits, employer RRSP contributions (matching not required), time off allowance, Employee Assistance Program.


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Social Worker Opportunities Available with BC Children's Hospital

Vancouver, BC   |      August 28, 2017 12:00
 

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

BCCH is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.



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Addictions Counsellor

Edmonton   |      August 27, 2017 12:00
 


Calian is a leader in Canada's healthcare industry with a dynamic team of healthcare professionals delivering premier services coast to coast. Through our exclusive contract with the Department of National Defence Calian's healthcare professionals work in partnership with military teams providing quality healthcare to Canadian Armed Forces members. Our team consists of over 550 healthcare professionals in over 30 base clinic locations across Canada.


As an Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centre, CFB Edmonton's mental health team provides assessment and assistance to serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces dealing with stress arising from military operations. They offer individual treatment services and group treatment services for members suffering from Operational Stress Injuries as well as general mental health support for a wide range of mental health illnesses and addictions.



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Community Support Manager

Edmonton   |      August 24, 2017 12:00
 

Details: Full time days, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. (Hours may vary)
                  (This is a temporary position, ending November 1, 2018)
Pay Scale: Commensurate with education and experience
Location:
Central Services 14220 – 109 Avenue Edmonton AB T5N 4B3 (required to work at other GEF locations, mileage paid)

Typical Duties: Responsible for overseeing the New Horizons for Seniors (NHSP) funding of the GEF Outreach Program in addition to managing the support resource to Sites for tenants/residents with social support needs.  The successful candidate will be responsible for assessments, interventions, and referrals where applicable and providing supportive counselling and problem solving to residents/tenants on a prioritized basis.

Experience/Education:

  • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Degree in Social Work or Human Services is required
  • Experience working in a supervisory or management position would be an asset
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office 
  • Experience working with Seniors and/or persons with addictions or mental health issues is an asset

Other Requirements:

  • Strong customer service skills including the ability to interact with seniors in a respectful manner
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills with a flexible and collaborative approach
  • Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills
  • Must have vehicle and valid driver’s license


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Youth Liaison Competition - # 1271

Edmonton   |      August 23, 2017 12:00
 

Youth Liaisons help to transform the ecology surrounding youth to increase the probability of positive change within their lives and the lives of their families. A positive environment surrounding youth prevents involvement with the criminal justice system, which is manifested in safe and crime-free communities and neighborhoods for not only youth, but other community members as well. This is achieved by mobilizing youth and youth serving agencies to be active agents in sustainable, positive community change.   The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives.

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Resident Support Coordinator

Calgary   |      August 23, 2017 12:00
 

Silvera for Seniors is a dynamic & growing not-for-profit organization that provides affordable housing for Calgary seniors. Our purpose is to give seniors the respect they deserve and make it great to be a senior in Calgary.

We are seeking a positive and committed professional with a social services background, exceptional customer service skills, and a genuine desire to work with seniors, to join our Support Services team.  

As a member of the Support Services team and reporting to the Resident Support Supervisor, this position assists Community Management, Placement Coordinators, and residents within the spectrum of services. The Resident Support Coordinators support residents to enhance their well-being by providing information, individual support, access and referral to services and programs.



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Supervisor/ Coach Social Services

Calgary   |      August 23, 2017 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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Executive Director

Grande Prairie   |      August 23, 2017 12:00
 

Wapiti Community Dorm Society has been dedicated to providing temporary housing since 1996. Rotary House opened its state-of-the-art facility and centre in 2009 to provide emergency, transitional, permanent housing, shelter and support to homeless and hard-to-house individuals in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

The centre has Outreach Workers and Housing First Assessment services on site. During the winter months, Rotary House runs an Intox/Mat program to house those under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and collaborate with other organizations to support the treatment of clients.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will provide leadership and direction toward the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy, goals and objectives. He/She will maintain and build community partnerships with other organizations in the sector to effectively reduce the number of homeless people in Grande Prairie. The Executive Director will be responsible for promoting an inspirational, healthy and safe work environment, fundraising initiatives and implement workplace policies and procedures for the Rotary House.

As the face and voice of the organization, you will provide leadership in homelessness awareness, reduction and prevention. With your experience in not-for-profit leadership, you will promote community buy-in and support of the shelter. Your passion for social services, mental illness, and homelessness prevention allows you to speak from the heart when promoting and sharing critical issues to donors, community leaders and Government. Your capacity to lead, influence and inspire is a rare gift. Seize this opportunity to make a significant difference in the community.



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Program Supervisor – High Prairie Family Services Centre

High Prairie, AB   |      August 23, 2017 12:00
 

Program Supervisor – High Prairie Family Services Centre #HP-379-LPS

Collaborative Service Delivery

 

Location: High Prairie, Alberta

Full time:   40 hours per week (0830-1630; Variety of shifts including, weekdays, weekends and evenings)

Regular rate:  negotiable - based on education and experience

 

 

Do you want to help local families?

 

We are currently recruiting for a Program Supervisor (also known as a Lead Practice Specialist or LPS) who develops, implements and manages the High Prairie Family Services programs in this CARF-accredited agency. S/He implements and monitors service delivery policies and procedures and directs/coordinates program staff who work in and out of the Family Services Centre. S/He also works directly with persons served and their families/care teams as required, and is responsible for overseeing and coordinating individual program plans. The LPS participates in agency decision making and is the primary liaison with the contracting body. This position reports to the Program Director.

 

At WJS Canada, trust, strong connections, innovation and results are the pillars of our mandate. We manage by developing our core strength: our people. We give employees the tools to do the job, developing their competence and their confidence, by conducting training programs to ensure professional development and build skills, employee morale, employee safety, health, loyalty and satisfaction. Developing people includes respecting employees work-life balance through flexible hours, locations and duties. We support our staff with assistance and benefit packages, innovative wellness programs and compassion for the life challenges they face.

 

Our employees enjoy:

  • Comprehensive benefit plans for full time employees.
  • Flexible hours of work.
  • Inspiring, challenging and rewarding work where you will make a difference each and every day you work.
  • Training and development programs to increase your knowledge and skills and ignite your career!
  • Appreciative teams, Appreciative clients, Organizational Recognition and Rewards.
  • Relocation assistance may be provided on a case by case basis.


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Children’s Services Family Service Specialist job in Slave Lake, AB

Slave Lake, AB   |      August 23, 2017 12:00
 

Children’s Services Family Service Specialist job in Slave Lake, AB #SL-391-FSS

Temporary – Maternity leave coverage starting October 10, 2017

 

Location: Slave Lake, AB

Full time:   40 hrs/wk  

Shift: Mon – Fri 8:30 – 4:30 (some weekends, evenings)

Regular rate:  $27 – $31/hr    (based on education & experience)

 

 

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of local families?

 

We are currently recruiting a Social Services Family Service Specialist who works directly with families, youth and children in Slave Lake, AB and the surrounding community. Working closely with Children’s Services staff, you will support and provide interventions under the Collaborative Service Delivery model, by coordinating family care teams to provide support and ensure best outcomes for families. Evening and weekend work is required to accommodate families’ schedules. This position reports to the Lead Practice Specialist/Program Manager.

 

How we make a difference: WJS Canada’s mission is “Strengthening people and communities with innovative, individualized services”. The support we provide for families emphasizes building relationships to enhance the family’s strengths and achieve goals that address their needs for support in areas of struggle. Services are individualized and based on the family’s belief that their own internal resources can be strengthened and that other helpful skills can be developed. For more information on WJS, services & career opportunities, visit www.wjscanada.com



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Youth Counsellors - Relief

Red Deer   |      August 18, 2017 12:00
 

The Youth 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, and is a contributing member of a team providing service to young people.



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Youth Counsellor - Residential .4 FTE (Fri/Sat Overnights)

Red Deer   |      August 18, 2017 12:00
 

The Youth Worker is the primary worker with young people and is a contributing member of a team providing service to young people.



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Youth & Family Counsellor I or II

Red Deer   |      August 18, 2017 12:00
 

The Youth & 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, and is a contributing member of a team providing service to young people and families within a structured setting.



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On the Right Tract Co-Facilitator

Calgary   |      August 17, 2017 12:00
 

On the Right Tract Co-Facilitator

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada promises to find the cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improve the lives of children and adults affected by these chronic diseases. Volunteers are key team members who help us deliver on this Promise. On the Right Tract is a 10 week pilot program based in Calgary that will support youth with navigating the transition from pediatric to adult care by promoting skill development in health care independence, stress-management, and coping



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Supervised parental visits monitor

Calgary   |      August 14, 2017 12:00
 

Looking for professional to monitor supervised parental visits.
Must be familiar with age appropriate activities and conversations, narcotic drug addiction, firm boundaries, etc
Please contact to discuss wages and timelines

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Gender Mainstreaming Specialist

Ottawa   |      August 14, 2017 12:00
 

Location Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Start Date Nov 2017 – Jan 2018 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

 

The Philippines program, now its second year, focuses on enterprise development and supports the economic empowerment of small-scale entrepreneurs. The purpose of this placement is to support Cuso International Philippines staff, volunteers and partners in understanding Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) issues, develop a strategy and plan for mainstreaming gender, train and orient the volunteers and partners on gender concepts and mainstreaming strategy as well as develop concepts for projects that address gender equity and women economic empowerment.

As a volunteer, you will:

-Review and familiarize self with Cuso International documents and approaches for gender mainstreaming, gender equality and social inclusion programming, research studies,   etc. in Philippines

-Work with program staff (and gender experts) to develop a gender mainstreaming strategy for Cuso International Philippines program

-Train and coach Cuso staff, other volunteers, and partners regarding gender equality and social inclusion concepts, tools and mainstreaming strategies

-Work with program staff to scan new potential partner organizations working on gender equality and develop a long term partnership



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Community Mobilization Advisor

Ottawa   |      August 14, 2017 12:00
 

Location Lima, Peru

Start Date Jul - Sept   2017 (flexible)

Length of Placement 6 Months

Language Requirements Spanish

The Volunteer’s Role

 

We are looking for someone passionate about mobilizing and engaging communities to prevent gender-based violence!

As a volunteer, you’ll be working with the Legal Defense Institute (IDL) –one of Peru’s most prominent human rights organizations– to support communities in developing and implementing gender-based violence prevention strategies that affect positive and lasting change in individuals, as well as in the community and society. The cultivation of community leadership is key to enhancing the long-term sustainability of gender-based violence prevention efforts – and we hope that you can be a part of these efforts!

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

As a volunteer, you will:

- Build the capacity of IDL staff to understand gender-based violence issues, provide advice, and support gender mainstreaming in programs.

- Provide awareness-raising training to police officers, community leaders and neighborhood watch groups.

- Support the development of training tools and resources.

- Support the organization of events and community outreach campaigns.



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Vocational Orientation Advisor

La Paz, Bolivia   |      August 14, 2017 12:00
 

Location La Paz, Bolivia

Start Date Sep - Nov 2017 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements Spanish, English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

 

The Volunteer’s Role

 

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

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

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

As a volunteer, you will:

- Inform and guide youth at the CJE in the institutional policies and processes.

- Create and facilitate internal and external workshops in vocational education and training.

- Attend different employment-related fairs and events to reach different audiences.

- Aide the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor in the implementation of a monitoring & evaluation system.

- Support in any other additional activities when  needed.



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Staff Clinician, Trauma Therapy Specialist - Edmonton

Edmonton   |      August 11, 2017 12:00
 

Homewood Health™ is Canada’s leader in mental health and addiction services, and we offer the most comprehensive and integrated continuum of services available in Canada. We are redefining mental health and addiction services to help Canadians live healthier, more productive and more fulfilling lives.   

We are hiring a Staff Clinician, Trauma Therapy Specialist in our Edmonton office and are looking for you. You’re a great fit if you thrive in a fast-paced environment, are passionate about innovation, foster collaboration, and are committed to service excellence.



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Qualified Social Workers wanted to work in Oxford, England

Oxford   |      August 03, 2017 12:00
 

Have you ever considered enhancing your career in England? We have some very exciting permanent jobs for Qualified Social Workers in Oxford. You will be working a stone's throw from London and in your spare time you will be able to enjoy Oxford's famous historic heritage and breath-taking countryside.

You will receive:

  • A permanent contract
  • Excellent salary
  • Over 20 days of annual leave plus 8 public holidays, so you can travel around
  • Other great benefits
  • Dedicated, professional and experienced consultant
  • Assistance with your visa
  • Full relocation support, including booking your flight, finding accommodation, registering with a GP and dentist, opening a bank account

Are you ready to start your adventure in Oxford? For more information or to send your CV, please contact iva.manova@hclworkforce.com



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Youth and Family Counsellor - 1 to 1 Support Services

Calgary, AB   |      August 02, 2017 12:00
 

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

 

Wood's Homes is a non-profit, nationally accredited children’s mental health treatment centre, based in Calgary. Our regional programs are located in Canmore, Strathmore, Lethbridge, Fort McMurray and Fort Smith, NWT. We have more than 350 dedicated employees.

 

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 2 Youth & Family Counsellors I or II for our 1:1 Supports for Residential and Group Care Services Program.  This program provides 1:1 active supervision for high risk clients.

 

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.

 

This position reports to the Supervisor of the 1:1 Supports for Residential and Group Care Services Program.



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Family Group Conferencing Facilitator (Social Work) #LLAB-385-FGCF

Lac La Biche, AB or Athabasca, AB   |      August 02, 2017 12:00
 

Family Group Conferencing Facilitator (Social Work) #LLAB-385-FGCF

Child & Family Services

Location: Lac La Biche OR Athabasca, Alberta

Full time:   32 hrs/wk Flexible hours including, weekdays, weekends and evenings)

Regular rate:  negotiable - based on education and experience

Position start date: November 2017

 

 

Caring for the child, caring for the family.

 

A Family Group Conference (FGC) is a mediated formal meeting between family members and professionals such as social workers, counsellors, teachers and other community members concerned with the care and protection of a child or adolescent and intending to keep the child out of the care of CFS. The meetings are facilitated and co-ordinated by WJS staff as impartial representatives and independent of the family’s Children and Family Services casework decisions. At The Family Group Conference, parents and extended family members are helped in making decisions about the best way to support the family and care for the child. The child’s family, support worker and professional practitioners work closely together to make decisions that best meet the needs of the child.

 

Family Group Conferencing is a four step process including:

  1. A meeting during which professionals inform the family of the concerns they have.
  2. Private time alone allowing the family to develop a plan that addresses the concerns that have been raised.
  3. Presentation of the plan to the professionals for support that will be provided if the concerns have been addressed in a way that does not put the child at risk.
  4. WJS staff and parents work together to agree on a plan to achieve what the family intends to accomplish.

  

Parents are part of an ongoing process that makes and modifies decisions to protect and ensure the safety of their children. Parent participation is key to making well-informed decisions that help children to feel secure and have a sense of belonging



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Social Worker Children’s Services

Oxford   |      July 24, 2017 12:00
 

HCL is working exclusively on behalf of a local authority in Southern England who is looking for experienced and talented Social Workers to join their Family Solutions Service and Assessment teams. They have fantastic opportunities for experienced social workers who want to take their career to the next level.



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Outreach Coordinator for Older Adults

Edmonton   |      July 21, 2017 12:00
 

The Outreach Coordinator’s role is to provide outreach services to enhance the overall well-being of isolated and at–risk seniors (age 55 years and older) in the North East Edmonton area and support seniors to “age in place” in the community.   The Outreach Coordinator will also work closely with staff and volunteers to develop and support existing outreach programs at the Centre. 



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Gender And Nutrition Advisor - Ethiopia

Harrar   |      July 17, 2017 12:00
 

Location Harrar, Ethiopia

Start Date Jul - Sep 2017 (flexible)

Length of Placement 9 Months

Language Requirements English

English Reading: Level 5, Writing: Level 5, Speaking: Level 5

Language Scale: http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

 

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



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Health Education/Communications Advisor

Harrar   |      July 17, 2017 12:00
 

Location Harrar, Ethiopia

Start Date Oct - Dec 2017 (flexible)

Length of Placement 9 Months

Language Requirements English

English Reading: Level 5, Writing: Level 5, Speaking: Level 5

Language Scale: http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

 

The over-all purpose of this placement is to provide technical support for establishment /strengthening of community nutrition education platforms, development/adaption of nutrition behaviour change communication materials, and implementation in East Harrarghe Zone through capacity building and system strengthening in East Harrarghe Government sectors and community based organizations who are working with zonal nutrition coordination committee, through Haramaya University.

As a volunteer, you will:

Assist the assessment of main social barriers for proper nutritional practices

Support the establishment/strengthening of community education strategies and platforms to address the social barriers

Assist the design and development of appropriate nutrition social behavior change communication (SBCC) materials

Support the effective implementation of community level SBCC for nutrition activities, gather success stories & lessons learned and share with partners

Assist in the development of the nutrition SBCC capacity of local partners and the community



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Gender Specialist

Georgetown   |      July 17, 2017 12:00
 

Location Georgetown, Guyana

Start Date Sep - Nov 2017 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements English

English Reading: Level 5, Writing: Level 5, Speaking: Level 5

Language Scale: http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

 

Gender equality is a cross cutting theme for Cuso International, and gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) is one of the key objectives of the Volunteers for International Cooperation and Empowerment (VOICE) project, currently being implemented by Cuso International in several countries.

The Gender Specialist will be based in the Cuso Guyana Country Program Office, and will work closely with Cuso staff, volunteers, partners and other key stakeholders, to develop and implement GESI programming. The volunteer’s role will focus on identifying how the outcomes of the Gender Action Plan for Guyana can most effectively be achieved, development of new areas of programming, and strengthening the capacity of staff, volunteers, partners, and key stakeholders to become gender sensitive and mainstream gender into programs. Additionally, the volunteer will network with international partners, such as UN Women, to advance mutual interests.



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Gender Advisor

Barranquilla, Medellín, Cartagena, Quibdó, Bogotá   |      July 17, 2017 12:00
 

Location Barranquilla, Medellín, Cartagena, Quibdó, Bogotá, Colombia

Start Date Jul - Sep 2017 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements Spanish

Spanish Reading: Level 3, Writing: Level 3, Speaking: Level 4

Language Scale: http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale

Please submit a Spanish Cover Letter and Statement of Interest

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

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.

The SCOPE Project's GESI Strategy was created to reduce social and gender inequalities in the Colombian workplace in order to create more sustainable employment opportunities for youth, women and victims of the armed conflict (our beneficiaries). The GESI Strategy hopes to implement a series of helpful tools and trainings in the Chamber of Commerce and its partners, to favor the labor retention of our beneficiaries that have already undergone a process of training and psychosocial support.  

Now, your role will be to aid the Chamber of Commerce and its partners to implement the strategy, develop personalized policies and inclusive practices, specifically in human resources (HR) management. You'll walk them through the implementation and providing advice, strengthening the tools and procedures that are essential in the economic growth of these youth, women and victims of the armed conflict while creating a successful liaison of employer and employee.  

Overwhelmed with the responsibility? Not to worry – you won't have to do this alone! Throughout your work, you'll be supported by Cuso International's Program Manager of Gender Equality and Social Inclusion under the SCOPE Project, who will provide you with tools that have already been implemented or created and guidance on your work to make sure that what you achieve and leave behind in Colombia has a possible and sustainable impact.  

We are currently recruiting 5 volunteers under this role to be based out of the Chambers of Commerce offices in the cities of Barranquilla, Medellín, Cartagena, Quibdó and Bogotá.

* This placement is funded through the Sustainable Colombian Opportunities for Peacebuilding and Employment (SCOPE) Project of Cuso International. For more information on the project, please visit: http://www.cusointernational.org/programs/projects/project/scope.



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Family Therapist

Red Deer, Alberta T4N4B7   |      July 11, 2017 12:00
 

Details

Family Services of Central Alberta is currently recruiting a Child and Family therapist to provide counseling within a dynamic non-profit organization starting immediately. Position includes:

  • Maintenance of  face to face caseload
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program services
  • Theoretical knowledge and practice of Solution Focused therapy
  • Maintenance of client files and records
  • Facilitation of psycho-educational/ therapeutic groups
  • Public speaking engagements

 

 

 

 



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Therapist I or II

Red Deer, AB   |      June 29, 2017 12:00
 

This full time permanent position is responsible for providing clinical assessments for youth, ages 13 to 17, and their families at the Youth Assessment Centre in Red Deer operated by Unlimited Potential Community Services (UPCS). The Therapist will be a contributing member of a multi-disciplinary team including school staff and a child psychiatrist providing consultation.
The primary responsibility is to conduct psychological assessments of youth referred by Child and Family Services. Assessments would be expected to examine risk and protective features for the youth and his family and to make recommendations for future placement and treatment options. As the program provides Secure Services the Therapist would be expected on occasion to assess youth to whether further confinement is necessary and provide documentation. The Therapist will provide consultation to the program regarding youth?s clinical presentation and crisis counselling when necessary.





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