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FT Manager of Community Services (Bridges Program) Edmonton Area, AB

Edmonton   |      February 22, 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/Position overview: The Manager is responsible for the training and supervision of the staff, and the delivery of Bridges CSD services to children and families for the area of West Central. The manager works collaboratively with the staff in other agency programs, at the Neighborhood Centers, other community agencies and partners. The manager will be responsible for developing and fostering a network of resources in their community.



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Social Worker II

Edmonton   |      February 22, 2018 12:00
 

Your Opportunity:

Slave Lake is a young, diverse, and multicultural town, offering a small and integrated feel, but is also close to big city amenities with Edmonton only 256 km away. Beautiful, natural surroundings create a unique quality of life, including a provincial park, Canada's northernmost bird observatory, Alberta's easternmost foothills and the Lesser Slave Lake, which boasts seven kilometers of pristine, white sand beaches. There is also an abundance of recreational, cultural, educational, and social service facilities for people of all ages. Slave Lake is beautiful, peaceful, and provides a great backdrop for a fulfilling career. For healthcare professionals looking for the opportunity to work to their full scope of practice and utilize a broader spectrum of their knowledge, skills, and abilities, this could be the career you are looking for. 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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Generalist/Caseworker

Valleyview   |      February 21, 2018 12:00
 

Join a team of professional Child Youth and Family Enhancement Agency staff serving children of Western Cree Tribal Council member Nations.  This position is based out of the Wellness Centre on the Horse Lake First Nation and will be responsible for a variety of the three member nations caseload.  You will provide diversified case management services to children and families in need.



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Professional Coach

Red Deer   |      February 21, 2018 12:00
 

Are you team orientated, able to work independently, enthusiastic, responsible and have experience working with children and families?

Creative Family Interventions is currently looking to hire a professional to provide therapeutic intervention to high conflict families with children who are experiencing a separation and/or divorce.

Hours are part time and flexible with the potential to lead into a full-time position with our growing company. Applicants must be willing to provide a Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Person’s Check, Child and Family Services Check and provide a valid Driver’s License.

 

For more information about us please visit www.creativefamilyinterventions.com

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Executive Director

Edmonton   |      February 20, 2018 12:00
 

Are you a passionate about supporting those who are in recovery and have lived experienced yourself?

The Board of Directors of Jellinek Society is seeking an Executive Director to build upon Jellinek Society’s mission, vision, and values and lead by example of those who are in the recovery stage.

Jellinek Society is a non-profit organization in Edmonton providing a peer oriented, safe, and nurturing home for men in early drug and alcohol addiction recovery. We help recovering alcoholics and cross-addicted men re-enter society sober, clean and self-reliant.

The recovery house provides a peer-supported environment to help you meet your personal goals after treatment – whether they be a return to work, applying to school, or reintegrating with family life.



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Casual Program Attendant

Edmonton   |      February 20, 2018 12:00
 

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



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Family Coach

Edmonton   |      February 20, 2018 12:00
 

Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre provides programs that strengthen and enrich the lives of children and parents in the Edmonton area.  Programs are delivered using a holistic approach to support the emotional, physical and intellectual needs of children and families in the community. Family Time is a leading edge Program developed in partnership with Ubuntu and Norwood.

The Ubuntu Children and Families program was created two years ago to deliver groundbreaking services to vulnerable children, youth, and families in Northeast Edmonton. The C5 partnership, the creators of Ubuntu (composed of Boyle Street Community Services, Bent Arrow, Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre, and Terra Centre), had a vision for a new type of cutting edge service delivery model that could be provided by working together.

The Ubuntu approach leverages a network of partner agencies and Children’s Services to create customized support for children, youth, and families in North East Edmonton. Together we determine the root causes of a family’s issues, and then identify flexible, culturally competent, community-based supports and services to help the family be healthy and stay together. Always we are guided by Ubuntu’s core philosophy: the importance of the voice of persons served in decision making and goal setting.

This position requires a flexible work schedule (35 hours per week) that includes evenings, weekends and is reflective of family needs.

Norwood staff are guided by the following Team Charter: (SPIRIT)

Support- We utilize one another’s strengths to take on challenges and opportunities using positive communication, collaboration, and compassion.

Passion- We have the energy, attitude, and enthusiasm to be fully committed and engaged in our work with each other.

Integrity- We are honest, trustworthy, transparent, and accountable with each other.

Respect- We accept others without judgment and recognize that every individual is a person of value

Inclusivity- We celebrate diversity and welcome people of all backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives.

Team – We are all one group working towards improved outcomes for children and families.

If you share our values and support our mission and vision please consider joining our team.

Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre offers a collaborative team environment with a competitive compensation plan, full benefits, a commitment to staff celebration and recognition, a strong focus on employee wellness, team building activities, ongoing professional development and regularly scheduled reflective supervision.

Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre, values diversity and welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, racialized, differently abled and LGBTTQIA+ communities



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Community Development Program Coordinator (Temporary, Full-Time)

Edmonton   |      February 20, 2018 12:00
 

Through our vision of eliminating poverty in our community, and guided by a passionate concern for the dignity and well-being of each individual, our work is based on building relationships, hope and trust. By addressing multiple needs, Bissell Centre provides a holistic approach to helping families and individuals.

Currently, Bissell Centre is looking for the right individual to fill the position of Community Development Program Coordinator.  The key function of this position is to utilize community development principles to engage with and alongside participants who access Bissell’s Community Centre and other community stakeholders. The Program Coordinator will support the Team Lead of Community Development to develop, coordinate and implement arts, culture, recreation, wellness, Indigenous, and educational programs.

At present, Bissell Centre is undergoing significant renovations to its existing Drop-In space in order to implement a new community centre model. This model is based on the principals of empowerment and the commitment to create a space that offers programming and engagement opportunities that support participants and their strengths. This is an exciting opportunity to be an important part of a team, implementing a progressive new vision.

This is a temporary, full-time position, working 40 hours per week beginning in March 2018 and ending September 30, 2018 with the possibility of extension. Some evenings, weekends, and statutory holiday work may be required on occasion.



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Clinical Social Worker

Sherwood Park   |      February 16, 2018 12:00
 

Ward & Associates Psychological Services is a thriving practice in Sherwood Park specializing in marital therapy and individual therapy for adults with anxiety, depression and PTSD. We specialize in treatment of police officers, military and other first-responder populations.

We are seeking a Clinical Social Worker to join our team. 



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School Support Counsellors

Calgary, AB   |      February 16, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

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

 

Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

This position reports to the Learning Centres Team Leaders.

 

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

 

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



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Youth and Family Counsellor - Wheatland Program

Strathmore, AB   |      February 16, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

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

 

Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

 

We are currently seeking 1 Youth & Family Counsellor I or II to work in the Wheatland Program. This is a house-parented program with staff support and in-home crisis support for troubled youth and their families residing primarily in Strathmore and Wheatland County.

 

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 Wheatland 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.

 

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



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Team Leader

Calgary, AB   |      February 16, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

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

 

Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

 

We are currently seeking a Team Leader to work in the Children’s Village School. Children's Village School (CVS) works with children (ages 4-12) who exhibit severe emotional and behavioural difficulties in their schools, communities and homes and have often experienced serious trauma in early childhood through various occurrences of misfortune or maltreatment.

 

As a key member of the team, the Team Leader is responsible for the day to day operational aspects.

 

This position reports to a Program Manager.

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

 

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



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Casual Family Support Associates

Calgary, AB   |      February 16, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

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

 

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 2 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.

 

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

 



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Program Lead Social Work: Temporary Full Time

Edmonton   |      February 16, 2018 12:00
 

At Sage Seniors Association, a powerful sense of mission influences everything we do. We want every Edmonton senior to live a full and healthy life, to do as much as they can, as well as they can, for as long as they can. To do this well, to strive to be the best we can be at it, we need great people who are eager to join that mission. 

This position provides leadership to the Assessment, Intake, Housing and Multi- Cultural Outreach staff addressing the social and emotional needs of older adults through assessment, support, connecting to resources, advocacy, system navigation, identification of system gaps and engaging community to fill those gaps. In addition to direct client services this position requires someone with the ability to provide mentorship and coaching to the team. 

 



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Ageing to Sageing Outreach Coordinator

Edmonton   |      February 16, 2018 12:00
 

At Sage Seniors Association, a powerful sense of mission influences everything we do. We want every Edmonton senior to live a full and healthy life, to do as much as they can, as well as they can, for as long as they can. To do this well, to strive to be the best we can be at it, we need great people who are eager to join that mission.

Working with the Ageing to Sageing Community Animator, this position will connect with seniors in North East Edmonton who may be interested in contributing their knowledge, skills and time to making a difference in their community.  The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for providing outreach, case-finding and follow-up services addressing the social and emotional needs of older adults through assessment, support, connecting to resources, advocacy, system navigation, identification of system gaps and engaging community to fill those gaps.



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Invitation to Government of Alberta Justice and Solicitor General (JSG) Civil Mediation Programs

Multiple: Edmonton, Calgary, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Wetaskiwin, Red Deer, Lethbridge, and Medicine Hat   |      February 16, 2018 12:00
 

The Civil Claims Mediation Program (Alberta) is pleased to invite applications from interested mediators for the Civil Claims Mediation roster in Edmonton, Calgary, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Wetaskiwin, Red Deer, Lethbridge, and Medicine Hat.   Civil Claims Mediation, a program of Resolution Services, provides people involved in small claims lawsuits (<$50,000) with a very effective process to try to resolve their conflicts, often negating the need for a trial.  We are seeking mediators who have the ability to apply non-evaluative mediation techniques and skills to help people resolve these civil disputes. 



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Part-time Clinical Director

Calgary   |      February 16, 2018 12:00
 

Lionheart Foundation-(formerly Juno Foundation)

Lionheart Foundation Mission and Purpose

Our mission is to ensure that adolescent girls, young women and their families have the ability to access knowledge and services that will enhance their skills to prevent self-harming behaviors and ultimately to thrive and develop positive relationships.

The foundation is a catalyst for highly-effective adolescent mental health care, specifically anxiety related issues such as depression, eating disorders and self-harm.

  • Our purpose is two-fold:
    • 1. To create space for the dissemination of research and best practices, shared learning and connection; and
    • 2. To enhance access to specialized treatment for teens and their families.


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Weekend Wellness Coach (Evening Shift) - Women's House (Inner Way Program)

Edmonton   |      February 15, 2018 12:00
 

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

The Wellness Coach position reports to the Wellness Manager, and provides key support to the program residents. The role is to build reciprocal relationships with residents and through that, model healthy relating and boundaries. Wellness Coaches work to create a safe environment, free of judgment as an avenue support residents to achieve their self-identified wellness goals.

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

Hours: Part-time: Saturday and Sunday: 4:30pm to 12:00am      



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Overnight Life Skills Coach - Inner Way Program

Edmonton   |      February 15, 2018 12:00
 

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

The Life Skills Coach position reports to the Site Manager, and provides key support to the program residents during nighttime hours. The Life Skills Coach build relationships with the residents and supports them to build structure and routine at nighttime. The Life Skills Coach works to provide information and feedback regarding overnights to then integrated care team to support each individual resident through a successful transition.

e4c’s supportive housing programs operates on the cycle of the day, drawing inspiration from the recovery motto of “one day at a time”. The model provides wrap around team staffing that includes clinical supports with a community-based approach, of recovery and sustained wellness of the resident. The Life Skills Coach works during the overnight hours to build relationships and support the residents and build their capacity. The focus of the shift is on accomplishing tasks, including modelling what it looks like to have meaningful, restful nighttime activity, and learning how to do basic skills that help with daily functioning.

Hours: 4 shifts on 4 shifts off: 11:30pm to 9:00am   

Why Join Our Team       

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


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Housing Services Manager - Homeless Support Services

Edmonton   |      February 15, 2018 12:00
 

e4c is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At e4c, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story…and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it. You have an opportunity to work in an environment that builds on the strengths of every employee and promotes their professional and personal development.

The Role

You implement, manage, and evaluate e4c’s adult shelter and housing support services, in accordance with the requirements and standards set out by the agency, the agency’s funders and applicable legislation. These programs include the Women’s Emergency Accommodation Centre (WEAC), Outreach/Support Services and Housing First. You ensure that these programs delivered by e4c are meeting the basic needs, increasing the safety and de-escalating the crisis of persons being served. You lead a practice model framework that utilizes lived experience, harm-reduction, trauma-informed, person centered and Housing First approaches; and incorporate planning and training to continuously build staff capacity and quality services.

You oversee emergency shelter services being delivered to persons, specifically women (who may be sexually exploited or victims of domestic violence) and housing support services for persons experiencing episodic and chronic homelessness. You ensure that e4c’s adult shelter and housing support services meets the objectives and outcomes as outlined by the agency and their contracted funders. You work closely with the Director of Housing Services, other members of the e4c Housing Services leadership team, and key collaborative partners implementing Edmonton’s Plan to End and Prevent Homelessness to ensure that the needs of homeless persons are being addressed in an efficient and culturally appropriate manner. In addition, you will work with the Director of Housing Services to develop and implement the budget and operational plan for e4c’s adult shelter and housing support services.



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Youth and Family Counsellor

Calgary AB   |      February 14, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

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

 

Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

 

We are currently seeking 1 Youth & Family Counsellor I or II to work in the Wheatland Program. This is a house-parented program with staff support and in-home crisis support for troubled youth and their families residing primarily in Strathmore and Wheatland County.

 

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 Wheatland 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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Relief Care Worker - Women's Emergency Accommodation Centre

Edmonton   |      February 14, 2018 12:00
 

e4c is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At e4c, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story . . . and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.

The Women’s Emergency Accommodation Centre (WEAC) provides emergency beds, meals, and security for women in a 24-hour-a-day staffed facility. The Relief Care Worker is a front line staff member of the WEAC team responsible for the delivery of services to shelter users. This role ensures that the basic needs of persons served are being met with dignity and respect through providing a variety of supports including: medication distribution, intake, diversion, and keeping the facility clean. As a team member of WEAC, you will actively engage with shelter users regularly to ensure their needs are being heard to better facilitate pathways out of shelter.

Hours:  Relief position: Varied shifts determined based upon program needs: Shifts may include:

  • Morning Shift: 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Afternoon Shift: 4:30pm – 11:30pm
  • Overnight Shift: 1:00am – 7:00am

Why Join Our Team       

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


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Care Worker - Women's Emergency Accommodation Centre

Edmonton   |      February 14, 2018 12:00
 

e4c is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At e4c, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story . . . and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.

The Women’s Emergency Accommodation Centre (WEAC) provides emergency beds, meals, and security for women in a 24-hour-a-day staffed facility. The Care Worker is a front line staff member of the WEAC team responsible for the delivery of services to shelter users. This role ensures that the basic needs of persons served are being met with dignity and respect through providing a variety of supports including: medication distribution, intake, diversion, and keeping the facility clean. As a team member of WEAC, you will actively engage with shelter users regularly to ensure their needs are being heard to better facilitate pathways out of shelter.

Hours:  Full time position 40+ hours a week. Rotating bi-weekly schedule of 5 days on, 3 days off; 4 days on, 3 days off. Shifts available include:

  • Afternoon Shift: 3:00pm – 1:00am
  • Overnight Shift: 11:00pm to 9:00am

Why Join Our Team       

  • Full time position includes health, dental, and other work related benefits.
  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.


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Weekend Wellness Coach (Day Shift) - Inner Way Program

Edmonton   |      February 14, 2018 12:00
 

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

The Weekend Wellness Coach position reports to the Wellness Manager, and provides key support to the program residents. The role is to build reciprocal relationships with residents and through that, model healthy relating and boundaries. Wellness Coaches work to create a safe environment, free of judgment as an avenue support residents to achieve their self-identified wellness goals.

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

Hours: Part-time: Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am to 5:00pm                               

Why Join Our Team       

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


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Family Support Counsellor

Calgary AB   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence. 

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

 

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

 

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




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Client Support - Weekends

Calgary   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

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

Two shifts are available: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM and 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM Saturday/Sunday at our Croydon Building this is a single staffed position Please indicate which position you are applying for.



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Program Manager

Edmonton   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

Compassion House Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to supporting women who must leave their homes for cancer care. Compassion House Foundation operates Sorrentino’s Compassion House, a home with 14 guest suites for women needing accommodation during treatment. 

Reporting to the Compassion House Foundation Executive Director, the Program Manager is a full time (37.5 hours/week) position that is flexible to meet the needs of women journeying through cancer.

 

Through this new initiative, participants (guests and former guests of Sorrentino’s Compassion House) will have access to mental health support that offers - one to one support, groups and workshops. The purpose of the program is to support women through the distress of the cancer journey by identifying needs, strengthening knowledge of coping skills, connecting them to resources in their home communities as well as active programming.



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Family Support and Intervention Coordinator

Cold Lake   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

The 4 Wing Cold Lake Military Family Resource Centre Society (MFRCS) is looking for a highly motivated, resilient and client-focused Social Worker. As part of the Prevention, Support and Intervention (PSI) team, the Family Support and Intervention Coordinator is responsible for initial intake services, assessment and referral, emergency resource development and maintenance, workshop service delivery, community resource networking, and PSI information resource development and maintenance.

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Generalist

Wabasca   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

On-call rotation, assessments, concurrent planning, apprehension of children, referrals, court work, permanency  planning and community liaison duties. Work with various other government and community agencies to provide services to children, adolescents and families to help meet the child and youth's unmet needs.  This is a challenging opportunity that requires an individual with well-developed interpersonal skills, time management skills, good organizational skills, strong character and the ability to work with children, adolescents and their families.



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Foster Care Worker

Wabasca   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

It will be vital that the incumbent possess strong interviewing and assessment skills, the ability to communicate clearly, both orally and written and have counselling and problem solving skills.  Bigstone Cree Nation, Child and Family Services uses the Signs of Safety methodology and practice tools.

 



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Assessor

Wabasca   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

Bigstone Cree Nation Child and Family Services is seeking a self motivated, professional individual who has a sincere commitment to children's services.

It will be vital that the incumbent possess strong interviewing and assessment skills, the ability to communicate clearly, both orally and written and have counselling and problem solving skills.  Bigstone Cree Nation, Child and Family Services uses the Signs of Safety methodology and practice tools.



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Success Coach Part Time - Competition # 1295

Edmonton   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

Outcomes of the Coaches interventions are that students become positively engaged with the Coach and their schools, become positive actors within the school community, attend school, begin to succeed academically, reduce high risk behaviors, increase positive behaviors, develop positive goals, and begin to see themselves as having the potential for future success.  The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.




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Client Service Coordinator - Calgary

CALGARY   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

The ALS Society of Alberta is a non-profit society dedicated to making each day the best possible day for people living with and affected by ALS by providing support, facilitating the provision of care, promoting awareness, helping to find a cure and advocating for change. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Client Services Coordinator will provide supports for clients and their families living with ALS in Calgary and surrounding area.


Travel is required, as well as a current Criminal Record Check.



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Full Time Shift Leader (Child Youth Care Worker) - Edmonton, AB

Edmonton   |      February 13, 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 youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients at this specific location are in an intensive treatment program and range from 13-17 years of age 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: Under the direction of the House Manager, the Shift Leader will participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, providing services to support the needs of youth between the ages of 13-17 years. This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure and that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the children 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 children.

 



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Casual School Support Counsellor

Calgary AB   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

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

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

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

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

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

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

This position reports to the Learning Centres Team Leaders.
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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Family Support Counsellor

Calgary AB   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

We are currently seeking Family Support Counsellors I or II for our Lethbridge Family Connections Program. This program provides culturally-sensitive, in-home support services to high-needs families in their home and/or in a community setting. The program works with youth, their families and Children Intervention Services to manage child protection concerns.

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 Leader of Lethbridge Family Connections.

  • Please visit us at www.woodshomes.ca for more information about our organization.
  • 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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Wellness Manager - Inner Way Program

Edmonton   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

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

The Wellness Manager position reports to the Site Manager, and provides key support to the wellness coaches and coordinator. The Wellness Manager works collaboratively with the Site Manager to ensure the program is running in a way that meets both residents’ specific needs and agency/funder requirements.

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

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

Why Join Our Team       

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


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Site Manager - Elizabeth House (Permanent Supported Housing)

Edmonton   |      February 13, 2018 12:00
 

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual who is interested in social justice, social change, innovation, and collaborative work. This project is a new and community-centric approach to permanent supportive housing opening in early 2018. The Site Manager plays a key role in the development and execution of a model of care that prioritizes the needs of the people that we serve through wellness, community enhancement, and an informal approach to modelling life skills.

e4c’s permanent supported housing programs provide housing for people looking for stability, recovery, and a better life. In your role you serve people who, due to histories of trauma and related mental illness and addictions, need enhanced levels of housing support. The Site Manager position reports to the Program Manager, and provides key support to the team, to ensure the program is running in a way that meets both residents’ specific needs and agency/funder requirements.

Hours: Full-time: Monday to Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm; potential evenings and weekends work and on-call responsibilities apply.       

Why Join Our Team       

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


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Full Time Family Support Worker (Bridges Program) - Edmonton & Area, AB

Edmonton, AB   |      February 13, 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/Position overview: The Family Support Worker is responsible for the delivery of family support services to families in the Bridges Program at Unlimited Potential Community Services to facilitate family unification and preservation. Family Support Workers provide integral support to families working towards family reunification through their primary involvement with supported Family visits. Family Support visits are provided in the home and in the community. To preserve the family as a unit, ensure child safety and family well-being support is given to families through empowerment, hands on in the moment teaching, skill development, providing information on child development, and helping families develop an individual network of resources in their community. Family Support is immediate in nature and has a practical base.



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Housing Outreach Worker - Rapid Re-housing Program

Edmonton   |      February 12, 2018 12:00
 

e4c continuums of housing provide emergency shelter, transitional housing, and supportive housing for individuals experiencing mental health, addictions and/or trauma, and outreach services to re-integrate residents back into independent living in the community. Rapid Re-housing is a low-intensity housing first team and is part of the service delivery of Housing First in Edmonton. The program is designed to empower individuals through short-term housing stabilization intervention.

As Housing Outreach Worker, you will assist persons served in securing housing and financial benefits which make housing sustainable and participating in case management. You will provide resources to aid in housing sustainability through a collaborative exploration of a person’s strengths and barriers. This includes supporting the person served in finding and securing appropriate housing, mentoring the person to develop skills for positive landlord relationships and tenancy under the Residential Tenancy Act and providing resources for housing start-up necessities. You will work with Homeward Trust to create seamless transitions for individuals being referred to e4c Rapid Re-housing. Lastly you will participate in regular case management and best practices meetings.

Hours: Temporary Full-time: March to November: 40 hours per week: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Why Join Our Team       

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


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Two Education and Outreach Program Supervisor Positions (1 Permanent & 1 Up to 18 month Maternity leave position)

Calgary   |      February 09, 2018 12:00
 

Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) is the primary sexual violence service provider for Calgary and surrounding areas. We are an ever changing and energetic service delivery agency that offers a dual mandate of clinical and education programs.  CCASA is seeking two Education and Outreach Program Supervisors to join our team; one for a permanent position and one for an up to 18 month maternity leave position. These individuals will work with the Education and Outreach Program Director as well as one another in overseeing CCASA’s dynamic Education and Outreach team and program.  The successful candidates will be flexible and able to adapt to multiple (types of) demands while maintaining a vision of serving people who have experienced sexual violence as well as the broader community.



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House Parent (Contract Position)

Strathmore, AB   |      February 09, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

HOUSE PARENT for WHEATLAND PROGRAM

 

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

 

Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

 

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

 

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



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Youth and Family Counsellors

Calgary, AB   |      February 09, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

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

 

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

 

We are currently seeking Youth & Family Counsellors I or II to work in multiple locations throughout Calgary, AB.

 

The Youth & Family Counsellor acts as a coordinator in the planning and delivery of therapeutic activities for high risk youth.  The Youth and Family Counsellor is the primary worker with young people, normally on rotating shifts that provide coverage twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week.

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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Professional Practice Leader, Social Work

Vancouver   |      February 06, 2018 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.

 

BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with over 7,000 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.  

 

BCCH and BCW are agencies 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.

 

Professional Practice Leader, Social Work

Reference # 67045

Regular Full-Time

Wage: $40.97 to $51.08 per hour

4500 Oak Street

Vancouver, BC 

 

The Professional Practice Leader, Social Work is responsible for the direction and delivery of professional clinical and academic services for Social Work across all agencies at C&W.   The Professional Practice Leader provides professional practice leadership, participates in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of services, contributes to and/or develops human resources plans and manages select financial resources. Additionally, the Professional Practice Leader provides leadership for advanced clinical practice, evidence based practice and professional standards and interprofessional collaborative practice.   

 



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Follow Up Support Worker – Housing Services

Edmonton   |      February 06, 2018 12:00
 

BACKGROUND

A part of Alberta’s Ten Year Plan to End Homeless, in partnership with Homeward Trust Edmonton, the Follow-Up Support Worker is a member of Boyle Street Community Service’s Housing First team.

The Housing First program is a twelve month intensive case management program targeted towards individuals and families that are chronically homeless and have multiple barriers to permanent housing.

There are multiple vacancies including permanent and a maternity leave cover position.

The hours of work are Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM.

JOB PURPOSE

The Follow Up Support Worker manages a caseload of previously homeless individuals and/or families to maintain their housing by supporting them in accessing community resources and services to meet both their basic and complex needs. The Follow Up Support Worker will work in partnership with the Housing Outreach Worker, the landlord, and other agencies as necessary to ensure a coordination of services.

Boyle Street Community Services values diversity and welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, racialized, differently abled and LGBTTQIA communities.

Closing Date: Until Suitable Candidates are Found



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Program Facilitator with the Pride Centre of Edmonton

Edmonton   |      February 06, 2018 12:00
 

Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area is an organization that believes in the promise of all young people.  Together with The Pride Centre of Edmonton, our teams work to create safe environments for youth through a variety of group programming and provide caring mentoring relationships for youth.



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Aboriginal Cultural Helper - Indigenous Health Liaison

Cold Lake AB   |      February 05, 2018 12:00
 

Relying upon your understanding of Indigenous populations (First Nations, Metis, Inuit), specifically the diversity in their cultures (Cree, Dene, Blackfoot, Metis), spirituality, religions (Traditional Indigenous, Christian, other), living environments (rural, remote, reserve, urban), you will advocate for and facilitate improved health services for Indigenous clients, their families and communities. In addition to ensuring correct protocols are followed when participating in traditional ceremonies and consultations, you will deliver education and understanding of Indigenous cultures to AHS staff, physicians, and volunteers who provide healthcare services to Indigenous patients and their families. By facilitating collaboration between AHS and the Indigenous communities it serves and by participating in case conferencing, you will help navigate through complex jurisdictional and treaty issues that affect healthcare services and programs for Indigenous Peoples. Developing and delivering health fairs, forums, and workshops, you will support Indigenous individuals and communities to learn about and practice self-care plus how to access health services and community resources. There is close client and family contact through education, collaboration, support, and advocacy. It is essential that staff maintain professional boundaries in their work while respecting and honoring the cultural diversity and spiritual beliefs of their clients. All Non-Union/Exempt positions are being reviewed for possible inclusion in the AUPE General Support Services bargaining unit. If this position is impacted, the incumbent will be notified accordingly.

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Mental Health Therapist

Fort McMurray   |      February 02, 2018 12:00
 

As the Mental Health Therapist (MHT), you will be an integral member of our travelling team that provides mental health care to Indigenous clients residing in rural communities within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo to support the Fort McMurray wildfire recovery. You will support clients and collaborate with interdisciplinary professionals through office-based practice, on-site visits, and through the utilization of technology, as well as in a client’s home community. 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. Your responsibilities will also include working in partnership with and providing clinically focused consultation to community agencies and other healthcare providers in the delivery of mental health services. You will be responsible for the delivery of evidence-based therapeutic counselling and support interventions. By utilizing a variety of treatment modalities, you will provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy. As the Mental Health Therapist, you will be working closely with psychiatric and acute care units, community mental health, Community Health Representatives, and Indigenous community health leadership. This position requires travel to rural and remote communities by vehicle and air throughout the year. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

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Complex Needs Supportive Independent Living Worker (Full Time)

Fort McMurray   |      February 02, 2018 12:00
 

Job Title
Complex Needs Supportive Independent Living Worker (Full Time) - Fort McMurray

Job Details
Competition Number: FM348D-0098-FSIL
Job Number: J0218-0098
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
City: Fort McMurray
Province: Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: 30+ hrs/wk
Scheduled Days Each Week: Varies
Scheduled Hours: New program - schedule to be determined
Number of Positions: 4
Compensation: $24.00 - $27.00 /Hour
Closing Date: 02/04/2018

Job Description

The Program
WJS Canada Fort McMurray is recruiting Supportive Independent Living Workers for a proposed new Supportive Independent Living program in Ft McMurray, Alberta, to support persons with complex mental health needs and developmental disabilities. As a team, staff will provide moderate - high level support to the persons in care in order to ensure that they live a full life. This position reports to the Team Leader.

The Position
The Complex Needs Supportive Independent Living Worker provides services empowering the individual to be self reliant and confident while providing advocacy services and mentorship.

In Your Role You Will
- mentor and teach life skills including communication skills, coping with emotions and change, budgeting, household management, sexual health, boundaries and self care, relationships, self expression, social skills, coping tools, community awareness, personal safety, etc.
- promote inclusion in community activities involving artistic, educational, recreational programming and participation in the volunteer sector.
- link the client to community support services and employment coaching such as resume building or job searches.

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Family Support Worker

Edmonton   |      February 01, 2018 12:00
 

JOB BACKGROUND:

Connecting children and families through shared humanity

The Ubuntu CSD (Collaborative Service Delivery) Program, is an innovative approach to child and family support which leverages a network of partner agencies and Children’s Services to create customized support for children, youth, and families in North East Edmonton.

Ubuntu offers a continuum of culturally aligned, community-based, family and child centered services. Collectively, with Boyle Street as the lead agency, Ubuntu is one point of access to a streamlined set of services that leverages the expertise of five networks to meet the needs of our families, children, and youth. Entitled the C5 (Collaborative Five) – Ubuntu works collaboratively with Boyle Street Community Services, Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society, and Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre, and Terra Centre for Teen Parents.

This position is based out of the C5’s North East Hub – 14023 Victoria Trail.  Due to program growth, there are two vacancies to fill, one permanent, and one maternity leave cover position.  The position requires the ability to work evenings and weekends to meet the needs of the families.

Boyle Street Community Services offers an attractive benefits package after successful completion of probationary period.  Professional development is provided and required in the development of the Family Support Workers.

Boyle Street Community Services values diversity and welcomes applications from First Nations, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, racialized, differently abled and LGBTTQIA communities.



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