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Gender-Based Violence Awareness Advisor

Lima   |      May 26, 2017 12:00
 

Location Lima, Peru

Start Date Sep - Nov 2017 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements Spanish

Spanish Reading: Level 4, Writing: Level 4, 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 of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

 

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

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

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

As a volunteer, you will:

- Support the implementation of the campaigns, including augmenting initiatives in regions where Cuso International works: Lima, Cusco, and Tarapoto.

- Support the elaboration of internal and external communicational materials for DEMUS campaigns, especially the campaign "Un hombre no viola."

- Social media management support.

- Support the on-going analysis, monitoring, and evaluation of the campaigns.

- Support the compilation of statistical data on GBV.



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Clinical Supervisor COE16

Lethbridge, AB   |      May 26, 2017 12:00
 

DEPARTMENT:      Counselling, Outreach and Education   

YOU are a high-energy professional, with a passion for your work. WE are a high-performance organization that values world-class excellence and innovation. YOU value a relaxed, “family-like” work atmosphere, and strongly contribute to a positive culture in the workplace. WE offer the potential for a joyful work life.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Clinical Supervisor will provide clinical and administrative supervision to professional staff and contractors.  The Clinical Supervisor, working with the Director, will ensure that the counseling program operates in accordance with agency/department policies and procedures, accreditation standards and contractual obligations.

HOURS:  35 hours per week.



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Casual Child Youth Care Worker – Wetaskiwin/Ponoka/Red De

Wetaskiwin/Ponoka/Red Deer   |      May 24, 2017 12:00
 

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

 

CASUAL CHILD YOUTH CARE WORKER

 

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

 

At Unlimited Potential Community Services we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and adolescents, including those with FASD and addictions. Our clients, who range from 6 to 18 years of age, live in a residential, therapeutic setting.

 



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Adult Social Worker

Oxford   |      May 23, 2017 12:00
 

HCL Social Care is working exclusively on behalf of Oxfordshire County Council in England, who are looking for experienced and talented Adult’s Social Workers with experience.

We will offer you:

  • £30,785 - £35,444 per year
  • Your relocation expenses of up to £8,000 covered
  • 24 days of paid holidays a year plus eight public holidays
  • Great professional development opportunities
  • Robust induction and training
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Opportunities to become a Senior Practitioner and/or move in to management and leadership


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Children's Services Social Worker Wanted in England

Oxford   |      May 19, 2017 12:00
 

HCL Social Care is working exclusively on behalf of Oxfordshire County Council who are 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.

Oxfordshire County Council is passionate about protecting children and giving the next generation the best possible start in life; proudly putting children and families at the heart of all that they do.

Why work for Oxfordshire County Council?
• Supportive managers
• Access to experienced senior practitioners
• Strong collaborative working with partner agencies
• A commitment to manageable caseloads
• Excellent professional development opportunities
• Support for your well-being at work
• An attractive benefits package offered to all staff
• Friendly and welcoming teams
• Flexible working allowing you to flex your working pattern and location
• Supportive ill health package including access to specialist advice and counselling services
• Good career opportunities to become a Senior Practitioner and/or move in to management and leadership



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Intensive Case Manager

Banff   |      May 11, 2017 12:00
 

Through the Bridge House Program the Intensive Case Manager will provide system navigation, safety planning and housing supports to families experiencing domestic abuse in the Bow Valley.  This position will also provide counselling and supports to people experiencing intimate partner violence using a trauma sensitive, anti-oppressive, feminist framework. The 3 main areas of focus are as follows:

  • Housing and supports
  • Crisis management, advocacy and referral
  • Counselling and safety planning


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Housing Support Worker

Edmonton   |      May 10, 2017 12:00
 

The Mustard Seed’s Mission is to build hope and wellbeing for our most vulnerable citizens through Jesus’ love.

POSITION SUMMARY

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

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



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Specialist, Organ Donation (Critical Care)

Vancouver   |      May 08, 2017 12:00
 

The Specialist, Organ Donation functions as an integral part of the ODHD Team, and as a provincial resource to critical care providers, assisting them through the various stages of organ donation and transplantation, including donor assessment and family support. This position is also responsible for the compilation and analysis of data for Quality Assurance, and for the formal development and delivery of educational programs on solid organ donation for health care professionals throughout the province of British Columbia (BC).

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Community Specialist/Community Service Worker

Edmonton   |      May 07, 2017 12:00
 

Purpose
Community Specialists (CS) are allies and ambassadors. They work front-line and are pivotal to the creation of a safe, caring and community-enriched life for the individuals/families who hire us. Thoughtful program planning and implementation support participants to connect with their communities - establishing real relationships and creating meaningful days and lives. The conscientious CS embodies belonging and compassion for individuals while providing peace of mind for families.




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Youth Risk Prevention Advisor

Santa Cruz de la Sierra   |      May 05, 2017 12:00
 

Location Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

Length of Placement 6 Months

Language Requirements  

Spanish Reading: Level 4, Writing: Level 4, 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

Live in the most important business centre of Bolivia and work alongside the Bolivian Foundation for Social Development (FUNDESOC) in producing comprehensive educational materials and tools in the areas of risk prevention and entrepreneurship.

With these tools you've helped create, the FUNDESOC staff will develop trainings and support to at-risk youth in Santa Cruz while collaborating with private sector companies in the hopes of generating programs such as the Prevention of Social Risks Program, related to social inclusion that will benefit the community.

FUNDESOC works in a variety of programs, one of which is working with children and youth placed in shelters with the purpose of supporting their personal development and to help them become positive actors in their own community.

As a volunteer, you will:

- Review and adjust existing educational materials for social risk prevention.

- Verify that educational materials are useful with target population.

- Prepare a guide for social factors related to risk prevention.

- Assist in seeking financing for the production of educational materials and implementation of the Prevention of Social Risks Program.



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Youth Life Skills Facilitator

Santa Cruz de la Sierra   |      May 05, 2017 12:00
 

Location Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

Start Date Jun - Aug 2017 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements Spanish

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

 

The Volunteer’s Role

 

Cuso International Bolivia is seeking a volunteer like you to facilitate social workshops with a youth focus for different communities. By implementing participatory techniques and building the capacity of the youth in these communities, you'll be contributing to furthering their personal development and leadership skills.

You'll use your abilities in facilitation and work with the FUNDESOC team in developing educational methodologies for the prevention of psycho-social risks aimed at young men and women through the Sergio Andrés Youth Program. This is also an exciting opportunity to support the partner organization's staff in finding funding solutions so that they are able to implement this psycho-social risks prevention program with the Municipality of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.

The Bolivian Foundation for Social Development (FUNDESOC for its acronym in Spanish) works in collaboration with the private sector to generate programs that are related to social inclusion and benefit the community around them. One of the programs spearheaded has as its main focus working with children and youth placed in shelter homes to help them in their personal development and become a positive change in their own community.

As a volunteer, you will:

- Evaluate the current educational techniques on social risk prevention workshops and life projects and make suggestions for adjustments.

- Elaborate workshops and its materials to support youth (women and men) in their psycho-social development and leadership.

- Facilitate workshops on prevention of psycho-social risks and transfer your skills to other staff members for sustainability of your work.

- Support the staff in their search for funding and implementation of the Sergio Andrés Program.



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Youth Issues Advisor

Santa Cruz de la Sierra   |      May 05, 2017 12:00
 

Start Date Aug - Oct 2017 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements Spanish

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only


The Volunteer’s Role

 

Cuso International in Bolivia is searching for someone with your skillset to conduct a diagnostic of the implementation of the Youth Law in Santa Cruz.

Cuso International began its relationship with The Departmental Government of Santa Cruz in 2011 through the creation of Youth and Employment Center of Santa Cruz. We've also supported youth employability issues, such as the "Departmental Forum of Youth Employment" in 2014, among other activities. Currently, we're focused on supporting the actions of the Board of Youth, mainly within the framework of the Departmental Youth Law of 2011, in order to find practical ways to implement it.

As such, we're excited to receive a volunteer that will support their local colleagues in delivering a diagnostic of the current situation for youth and work in collaboration with them to implement the Departmental Youth Law. You'll work in the Youth Directive Committee of the Departmental Government of Santa Cruz and also help develop public policies and concrete activities for labor and the socio-economic inclusion of youth.

As a volunteer, you will:

- Analyze existing data and analysis on youth issues in the partner.

- Identify sources and research around on youth issues.

- Develop a diagnostic on youth and employment.

- Identify and establish relationships with other stakeholders linked to youth issues at the departmental level, such as municipalities, educational institutions, development projects, and private sector companies among others.

- Develop an implementation strategy for the Youth Law focused on youth and employment.



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School Social Worker

Ponoka   |      May 02, 2017 12:00
 


Competition #:

S1516-0197

Position:

School Social Worker

Location:

Ecole Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School

Deadline for Applications:

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected



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Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician

Bella Coola   |      April 24, 2017 12:00
 

Ministry of Children and Family Development
Bella Coola

Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician

Salary $62,359.69 - $
71,217.53 annually plus 1 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment.

This position also qualifies for Isolation Allowance of $53.82 bi-weekly.
A special vacation transportation subsidy is available and a housing subsidy may be available. In addition to the re-imbursement of relocation costs (where applicable), the incentive program provides a $6,000 annual lump sum payment to regular permanent full-time and part-time social worker staff.

A hands-on role helping children and youth in your community

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