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Assessor (Human Services Worker 6)

Westlock, AB   |      March 23, 2017 12:00
 

A successful society is defined by its people and the opportunities available for them to fully and actively participate in all aspects of life and provide for themselves and/or their families. The Department of Children's Services works alongside the Department of Community and Social Services to foster a society in which families are secure and resilient, individuals have safe, sustainable employment, vulnerable Albertans have the supports they require, and no one is left behind. You can be part of helping us make a difference!

The Department of Children's Services leads child care & intervention, early childhood development, foster & kinship care, adoption, and improvements for children & youth.
To find out more about our work visit: https://www.alberta.ca/ministry-childrens-services.aspx

As the Health Professions Act has been proclaimed, successful applicants who possess a BSW, MSW or Diploma in Social Work are required to register and maintain registration with the College of Social Workers.

The successful candidate will be required to have a valid Alberta Driver's license and have access to a reliable vehicle as travel will be required.

The final candidate for this position will be asked to undergo academic verification, an Intervention Record Check and provide a Criminal Records Check that includes a Vulnerable Sector screening check. The successful candidate will require working knowledge of Microsoft products.

 

This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across North Central Region.




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Mental Health Therapist

St. Paul, AB   |      March 22, 2017 12:00
 

Reporting to the Area Manager, you will work as part of an interdisciplinary team and provide intake services, crisis intervention, assessment/diagnosis, consultation, and treatment to persons of all ages experiencing a range of mental illness and/or concurrent disorder.  Your responsibilities will also include working in partnership with and providing consultation/referrals to community agencies, and other health professionals and physicians in the continuum of addiction and mental health.  This is an advanced mental health role, and your position assumes direct responsibility for the client’s overall assessment, management and monitoring.

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Community Disability Services Worker

Calgary   |      March 22, 2017 12:00
 

Reporting to the Coordinator – PDD, the Community Disabilities Services Worker is responsible to support and facilitate the development of skills and competencies that will assist persons with disabilities to pursue and fulfill their goals, objectives and aspirations .

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24/7 Crisis Diversion Worker

Edmonton   |      March 22, 2017 12:00
 

Job Purpose:

As part of the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team, workers will respond to calls to assist individuals who are in crisis, assess situations, identify their required needs, and transport individuals to appropriate services.

The key function of this position is to provide support to clients referred to the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team. Workers will assist through interventions to divert inappropriate use of medical, police and judicial services and support individuals to make appropriate service connections.

This position requires individuals who are willing to work 12 hour shifts and weekends.  The hours of work are: 3:00 PM to 3:00 AM, 4 days on 4 days off, weekdays and weekends. 
Individuals must have the ability to function in high-pressure situations and respond quickly to individuals in crisis

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



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Follow Up Support Worker – Housing Services

Edmonton   |      March 22, 2017 12:00
 

Job Purpose:

The Follow-Up Support Worker will assist recently housed individuals and families in maintaining their housing by supporting them in connecting to community resources and accessing services to meet basic needs. The Housing Support Worker will work in partnership with the housing 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. 



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Female Support Staff

Edmonton, AB   |      March 22, 2017 12:00
 

Women’s Addiction Treatment Centre Female Support Staff Position

 

McDougall House Association operates a 12 bed long-term addictions treatment program for women in recovery.  We are seeking mature female Support Staff to be responsible for positively and effectively contributing to the Mission, Vision and Values of the McDougall House Association and to support and model our Philosophy and Policies. We are an abstinence based addictions treatment program.

 

This is a weekends and holidays work-alone position which requires you to support the clients as well as monitor the facility.  

Weekend shift coverage is required from Friday at 4 PM to Sunday at 4PM.

Shifts are either 4PM to 12 AM, 12AM to 8AM or 8AM to 4PM. All employed Support Staff must be available to work all of the three different shifts.

 


 

 


 



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Summer Program Assistant

Edmonton   |      March 22, 2017 12:00
 

KARA Family Resource Centre is a non-profit organization working to support families through a range of programs and services.
This position will be from May 15 to August 25, 2017.

37.5 hours / week at $14.00 / hour

Competition will remain open until May 1, 2017.  KARA thanks all applicants for their interest however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.


 

 



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Interdepartmental Support Worker (Relief)

Edmonton   |      March 22, 2017 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.  For more information, please visit www.bissellcentre.org

 

Bissell Centre is looking for the right individual to fill the position of Interdepartmental Support Worker (Relief). The successful applicant will be providing support to three Bissell Centre departments- Drop-In Services, Employment Services, & Family Support Services.

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The Mental Health Navigator:

Edmonton AB   |      March 22, 2017 12:00
 

The Mental Health Navigator reports to the clinical manager and works collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, kinesiologists, mental health coordinators and psychologists to provide supports to patients referred by family physicians who are members of our primary care network

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Ethno-cultural Family Violence Specialist

Edmonton   |      March 21, 2017 12:00
 

The Today Family Violence Help Centre provides a single point of entry to comprehensive services for those impacted by family violence in Edmonton and area.  The Today Family Violence Help Centre uses an integrated service delivery model which requires partnerships with service providers to ensure a collaborative, coordinated community response for those impacted by family violence.

We are currently looking for an experienced individual for the position of Ethno-cultural Family Violence Specialist to start immediately.  With the support of a Team Lead and two other Family Violence Specialists, the individual will be required to provide telephone and face to face intake, conduct risk assessments and safety planning, provide short-term supportive counselling, and coordinate resources and services for individuals impacted by family violence.  



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Therapist – Full time

Calgary   |      March 21, 2017 12:00
 

Hello, we’re the South Calgary Primary Care Network. We’ve been looking everywhere for you. How do we know you fit the bill? Because you’re a multitasker with a keen eye for detail and accuracy. You challenge the status quo. You keep your commitments and get things done. You are team-spirited and big-hearted. Most importantly? You want to make things better.

Now start clicking that mouse and apply! An incredible opportunity is right here waiting for you on our team.

MORE ABOUT US…

We are change makers, innovators and community builders. We are a uniquely Alberta approach to primary care delivery. We are multidisciplinary and need you to be part of the movement to bring innovative primary health care programs and services to the residents of south Calgary. Our network of family doctors and allied health care professionals are some of the best around. Pair that with our top-notch administrative team and you have an unstoppable force leading the way in primary health care – a powerhouse for developing the inventive programs our population needs and deserves. Join us as we change the landscape of primary health care for generations to come.

 



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Housing Plus Caseworker

Calgary   |      March 20, 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 Society is committed to helping people who are experiencing homelessness and poverty, transition toward, and maintain sustainable housing.

Reporting to the Housing Plus Program Supervisor, the Housing Plus Caseworker provides client-centered care, landlord support and community referrals. They will assist clients in goal setting and enhancing life skills, which help to move them towards sustainability independence.



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MSW - PT Online Addiction Counsellors

Toronto, Ontario   |      March 20, 2017 12:00
 

Job Posting - MSW - PT Online Addiction Counsellors
Hasu eCounselling™ - Canada-Wide

Hasu eCounselling™ is a Canadian online platform that matches individuals with substance use disorder specialists and problem gambling specialists. Hasu provides video, talk and text counselling anywhere the client is - at home, after hours, on a wait-list or even if they are out of the country. Client can use a laptop, tablet or smartphone to get sober and stay sober.                                                                                  

Hasu was founded and designed by addiction specialists as a response to the gaps they witnessed firsthand in the healthcare system.  Hasu eCounselling™ therapists are registered and maintain membership with the Alberta College of Social Workers; the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers; the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and/or the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF). 

The Hasu eCounselling™ healthcare platform is in compliance with the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) and the Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act (PIPEDA) and all equivalent personal health information protection legislation in Canada.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an online network of therapists who are focused on quality care by using best practice treatment to provide online counselling to clients across Alberta. (ACSW members can provide online addiction counselling across Canada if they are a member of CACCF and maintain an ICADC or CCAC cerfification).  

Hasu is currently hiring part time online addiction counsellors on an independent contractor basis (not as an employee).  Successful candidates will be members of a provider network.  Compensation up to $55.00 per hour. Flexible hours.
 

 



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Executive Director

Calgary, Edmonton & Lethbridge   |      March 20, 2017 12:00
 

AAWEAR is a provincial group of people in Alberta with a history of drug use. We meet to build the capacity of people who use drugs so that our voice can be heard and our health can be improved. We want all Albertans to recognize that we are people who deserve respect and understanding within our communities. We implement harm reduction practices and implement capacity within individuals and the community at large.

For more information we encourage you to visit our website and Facebook page:

http://www.aawear.org/about/

https://www.facebook.com/AAWEARAlberta/

Applicants, please include a letter outlining your interest in and suitability for this position, and your curriculum vitae should be submitted

Please submit CV and letter (in PDF format) by April 18th, 2017 to:

arsh4kaur@gmail.com

Interviews (via phone or in person) will be scheduled from May 1st - May 5th, 2017 



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Program Co-ordinator

Calgary   |      March 20, 2017 12:00
 

Work with Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) to implement the “Chinese Community Helpers Program” for older adults in the Chinese community who have challenges to access formal services.  The Program aims to enhance supportive skills, emphasizes the importance of self-care, knowing how to take care of ourselves and recognize our own limits as helpers, and bridge existing supportive people in the community (Community Helpers) with health care professionals and resources.



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Temporary Relief Coordinator - Position 1 Post Discharge, Supportive Living (Group Homes) Program

Calgary   |      March 20, 2017 12:00
 

JOB CLASSIFICATION:        Temporary, Full-Time. Month to Month Contract Opportunity

Position 1 Shift Rotation Timeframes:

1)     July 2 to August 23, 2017 – Sunday to Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  30 hours per week.

2)     August 29 to September 23 – Tuesday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  35 hours per week.

HOURS OF WORK:                Daytime with flexibility

JOB SUMMARY:                     The Coordinator plays a crucial role as the first point-of-contact, providing information and support as individuals embark on their wellness journey. This role delivers an excellence in standard of care while providing positive, compassionate service and problems solving skills to help assist clients’ needs.



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Group Facilitator

Calgary   |      March 17, 2017 12:00
 

You love to see lives transformed…

 

GROUP FACILITATOR (MEN, WOMEN, ADOLESCENTS AND/OR CHILDREN), COUNSELLING & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TEAM - PT

You would provide evidenced- based clinical counselling interventions in a group setting to women, men, children, children and adolescents. Working within our Practice Framework which includes trauma sensitive care, feminism and accessibility. You group work would empower those impacted by family violence, abuse and other life stressors.

 

WHAT MOVES YOU

  • Empowering others and creating resilience with those you work with
  • Being part of important community work, an awesome team and program known for leading edge counselling work in the field of family violence
  • Thinking outside the box  yet can work within a framework
  • Utilizing your exceptional clinical facilitation skills to engage and support clients to achieve their goals
  • Challenging yourself and others to do their best work in area you are passionate about


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Clinical Supervisor

Calgary   |      March 17, 2017 12:00
 

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR, COUNSELLING AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (1.0 FTE – EVENINGS)

Overseeing the day to day operations of the Counselling and Personal Development department you will supervise and promote the clinical capacity of employees and promote practice aligned with the principles of the YW Calgary Practice Framework.

 

WHAT MOVES YOU

  • Developing others and supporting a team to do their best work everyday
  • Working with women and their families who have experienced domestic violence
  • Leading a program that addresses domestic violence in our community
  • Providing clinical supervision for group facilitation and identifying and finding solutions of ethical, clinical and systemic issues
  • Occasionally, providing direct clinical work with clients, including crisis intervention and safety planning

 



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Assertive Housing Worker (Outreach Housing Team)

Edmonton   |      March 17, 2017 12:00
 

Currently, Bissell Centre is looking for the right individual to fill the position of Assertive Housing Worker (FT).  The Assertive Housing worker is an exciting position reporting to the Team Lead of the Outreach Housing Team.  This team will seek out homeless individuals and work with them to secure and sustain housing that is both affordable and meets their needs and aspirations.  



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Mentoring Facilitator- School Based

Edmonton   |      March 17, 2017 12:00
 

 Mentoring Facilitator – School Based

 

Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area is an organization that believes in the promise of all children.  Our team works with community volunteers, partners and other supporters to create safe environments for children to be between school and home and to provide caring mentoring relationships for children and youth. In 2017, we expect to support nearly 5,000 kids and their families through a variety of programs. 

 

Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking individuals interested in the following position(s):

 

Competition Number:   MFSB0317                                                                          

Position(s) Available:      One (1)

Status:                                  Temporary, Full-Time contract (37.5 hours per week) until April 30, 2018

Salary Range:                     $40,365-$45,500 annually

 



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Educational Support Services (ESS) Worker

Edmonton   |      March 17, 2017 12:00
 

Terra is a dynamic community based organization that assists teen parents in building their personal capacities, strengths and skills to be successful parents raising healthy, resilient children. This position develops supportive relationships with pregnant and parenting teens attending Braemar School. Working collaboratively with Braemar School, internal agency services and external agencies, the ESS Worker supports participants to increase their parenting capacity as well completion of high school.  Educational Support Services takes a participant-led, strength and relationship-based approach. By providing supportive counselling, information and resources to assist participants and their families’ with their personal, parenting and educational goals ESS workers interact with young families in an individualized, respectful, non-judgemental manner that recognizes participants’ strengthens and natural supports.

The ESS Worker is a full time position (37.5 hours per week).  Hours of work are Monday-Friday, 8:15 a.m.to 4:15 p.m.  Upon successful completion of a probation period, an attractive benefits package provided. For most information, please view details at: https://terracentre.ca/what-is-terra/careers/



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Outreach Support Worker

Edmonton   |      March 17, 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)
Pay Scale: $17.00 – 19.60 per hour
Location:
Central Services, 14220 – 109 Avenue, Edmonton, AB. T5N 4B3 (travel to other sites required, mileage paid)



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Assessor (Two positions)

Grande Prairie   |      March 17, 2017 12:00
 

To learn more about the City of Grande Prairie, please visit: http://www.cityofgp.com/

We currently have 2 Assessor roles available.

Successful applicants who possess a MSW, BSW or Diploma in Social Work are required to register with and maintain registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers.

The successful candidate will be required to have a valid driver's license and have access to a reliable vehicle that meets the requirements of the Region as travel will be required.

The final candidate for this position will be asked to undergo an academic check, intervention record check and provide a suitable security screening. In order to expedite this process, please be prepared to present a Criminal Record Check that includes a Vulnerable Sector screening when requested.

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level across the Government of Alberta.


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Home Study Practitioner - Fort McMurray

Edmonton   |      March 17, 2017 12:00
 

The Home Study Practitioner is responsible for the completion of a Structured Analysis Family Evaluation (SAFE) for the purpose of Foster, Kinship, Adoption, and Private Guaridanship applications. The Home Study Report contains the following activities; review of documentation, conducting interviews with applicants and collateral contacts, evaluate/assess information, mitigation meeting, author and edit report in the SAFE template with timely submission of required documentation.



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Director of Programs

Edmonton   |      March 16, 2017 12:00
 

Job Purpose:

The Director of Programs is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership and day to day management of our 24/7 Outreach and Support, Drop-In and Cultural Support, Mental Health, Housing, WaterWings (our pre-employment and job readiness programs) and Youth Community Support Program at Boyle Street Community Services, as well as for securing and increasing funding for all of these programs.

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

Interview Dates: April 24 and 25, 2017

 



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Volunteer Engagement Program Supervisor

Calgary   |      March 16, 2017 12:00
 

Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) is the primary sexual violence service provider for Calgary and surrounding areas. CCASA is seeking a full-time Volunteer Engagement Program Supervisor to join our Education and Outreach Program. This individual will provide education to members of the community on topics related to sexual violence as well as provide support, crisis intervention and advocacy to individuals who have experienced or been impacted by sexual abuse and/or assault with a specific focus on providing supervision and leadership to CCASA’s dynamic Volunteer Engagement Program. 

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Mentoring Facilitator- Youth Development

Edmonton   |      March 16, 2017 12:00
 

 

Youth Facilitator – In the Circle

 

Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area is an organization that believes in the promise of all children.  Our team works with community volunteers, partners and other supporters to create safe environments for children to be between school and home and to provide caring mentoring relationships for children and youth. In 2017, we expect to support nearly 5,000 kids and their families through a variety of programs. 

 

Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking individuals interested in the following position(s):

 

 

Competition Number:   YF0317

Position(s) Available:      One (1)

Status:                                  Temporary, Full-Time contract (37.5 hours per week) until April 30, 2018

Salary Range:                     $45,675-$47,700 annually

 



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Child Protection Worker

Agassiz   |      March 16, 2017 12:00
 

BC Public Service

Ministry of Children and Family Development

Agassiz

Child Protection Worker

Make a positive difference in the lives of children and families

Salary $50,371.66 - $66,652.94

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Addiction and Mental Health Advocate

Edmonton   |      March 16, 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 Addiction and Mental Health Advocate 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 Addiction and Mental Health Advocate will be to provide direct client care in relation to addiction and mental health as well as support with crisis interventions and case management. This position will assist clients with daily living skills, connecting to community resources and other day to day tasks as needed. The Addiction and Mental Health advocate will be working onsite at the residence which functions within a harm reduction model.



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Supervisor Outreach

Calgary   |      March 15, 2017 12:00
 

Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society is a dynamic non-profit organization that, for over 20 years has, provided a depth of support creating meaningful and effective change in the overall well-being and quality of life of seniors in Calgary. We provide a variety of services to older adults and their families  such as Social Work Outreach, Assisted Shopping, Friendly Visiting, Escorted Transportation, Caregiver Support and Telephone Reassurance, to name a few. Calgary Seniors’ also provides free education to individuals, businesses and front line services.

 

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Community Outreach Manager, the Supervisor will provide direct support to the Outreach Team and direct social work service for older adults living in the NE quadrant of Calgary. You will work in collaboration with other outreach teams across Calgary as a member of the Way In - Older Adult Services, as well as other agencies and the greater community to support the needs of older adults.



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Success Coach - Competition # 1250

Edmonton   |      March 14, 2017 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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Registered Master's Level Clinican

Red Deer   |      March 14, 2017 12:00
 

You will be joining an established  Agency  with more than 40 years of service delivery. Family Services of Central Alberta is one of the largest multi-function social service agencies in Red Deer.
We are seeking a self-directed, lead Master's level counsellor to provide counselling services to individuals, couples and families in our downtown location. This is a  part-time(21-28 hours per week) term position with strong possibility for growth.

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Team Leader, Housing First

Edmonton   |      March 13, 2017 12:00
 

BACKGROUND:

Apart of Alberta’s Ten Year Plan to End Homeless, funded by with Homeward Trust Edmonton, 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.

Job Purpose:

The Housing First Team Leader is responsible for supervising and supporting Follow-Up Support Workers (FSW) and Housing Outreach Workers (HOW) in the department.  The Housing Team Leader, collaboratively with the Housing Services Manager, works in partnership with the Follow-Up Support worker, the landlord, and other agencies as necessary to ensure a coordination of services for housed participants.

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



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Social Worker

Edmonton   |      March 13, 2017 12:00
 

ABC Head Start offers a comprehensive preschool and family support program for families with low incomes.  Operating in 6 locations across Edmonton, our goal is to prepare children for a successful educational experience in partnership with the family and community.

ABC Head Start is accepting applications for a Social Worker.  Reporting to the Site Supervisor, the Social Worker works with families of children enrolled in ABC Head Start to strengthen parent/child relationships and expand the family’s resources. The Social Worker is supported by the Professional Practice Mentor and plays a key role on the inter-disciplinary team providing Early Learning programming and services that are responsive to the diversity of the populations we serve.

Start Date: To Be Determined

Compensation: $24.47-$31.98/hour plus 6% vacation pay

For detailed job descriptions, please visit our web site www.abcheadstart.org

ABC Head Start thanks applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Candidates considered for the position will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.



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Family Support Worker, Ubuntu CSD

Edmonton   |      March 13, 2017 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.

There are 2 positions vacant.  One is a permanent position and one is a maternity leave cover position that will work until the end of November, 2017.

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.

JOB PURPOSE:

The Ubuntu CSD (Collaborative Service Delivery) Program is seeking a Family Support Worker; an integral role in our team, responsible for working with families to coordinate services and build relationships to achieve family goals.  The Family Support Worker works directly with children and families in North East Edmonton in a shared practice model with partner agencies and Children’s Services.



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Sexual Assault Worker (PACES)

Calgary   |      March 13, 2017 12:00
 

Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse is the primary sexual violence service provider for Calgary and surrounding areas. CCASA is excited to announce that we are currently hiring for a one year full-time contract position in the Police and Court Education & Support (PACES) Program. The PACES worker provides specialized information, education, and support to past or recent survivors of sexual assault and their families.

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Clinical Counsellor (Full-Time)

Fort McMurray, AB   |      March 10, 2017 12:00
 

Compensation will be based on the successful candidate’s education and experience. Borealis Counselling Services offers a competitive salary, cost of living allowance, as well as a self-directed benefits package.   



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Community Development Coordinator

Chestermere   |      March 09, 2017 12:00
 

The City is currently seeking a permanent full-time (40 hrs per week) Community Development Coordinator to join our Team. As a member of the Community & Social Development (CSD) team, this position provides professional support regarding community initiatives in support of the overall quality of life in Chestermere and area.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Social Planning implementation
  • Community Development
  • Program planning, development, implementation and/or supervision
  • Building community capacity at the agency and neighborhood level


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Manager of Men's Counselling Services

Calgary   |      March 08, 2017 12:00
 

The Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter (CWES)
is here to support individuals and families in their efforts to live free from
family violence and abuse.
We are thrilled to be recruiting for a new full time permanent manager position that will further develop and lead CWES’s Men’s Counselling Services.
Reporting to the Director of Client Services, the Manager of Men’s Counselling Services is responsible to ensure that the highest
standard of counselling services to clients who are perpetrators and victims of family violence and abuse are met.

RESPONSIBILITES:
  • Provides strategic direction and leadership for the men’s counselling program.
  • Provides clinical supervision to the therapists.
  • Provides administrative supervision and support to the men’s team and program. Includes performance management; quality improvement; ensuring team is ready for accreditation and the program meets accreditation standards; ensuring agency policy and procedures are followed.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships internal and external to CWES, and ensure integration of the team within the broader agency. This includes partnerships with community stakeholders such as Eastside Family Centre, and funders.
  • Ensures effective program operations.
  • Conducts sessions with clients, when required.
  • Other duties assigned.


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Family Access Services Coordinator

Calgary   |      March 08, 2017 12:00
 

You think administrative support is both a science and an art…

 

FAMILY ACCESS ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR, CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

One part is the science of being organized and knowing your stuff mixed with the art of effectively communicating with others and a healthy dose of amazing people skills. You’re known for exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work without judgement. You were born to deliver exceptional service. You approach work from a strengths-based, trauma informed and violence sensitive manner.

WHAT MOVES YOU

  • You know the importance of timely and effective communication
  • Able to be articulate and calm under pressure or when working with high conflict clients
  • Being the communication expert between supervisor, coordinator and staff.
  • Strong time management skills, ability to prioritize work and be accountable


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Youth and Family Counsellors, Wood's Homes

Calgary, AB   |      March 08, 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 Youth & Family Counsellors I or II.

 

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



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Youth and Family Counsellors - Wood's Homes Temple Programs

Calgary, AB   |      March 08, 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.

 

Due to the serious nature of our work and the individualized needs of some of Wood’s Homes clients, we are also seeking male-specific help.

 

We are currently seeking Youth & Family Counsellors I or II (male).

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 evening and night shifts.



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Employment Coach

Edmonton   |      March 07, 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 Employment Coach is a city - wide leader in supporting individuals experiencing homelessness in Edmonton in finding and keeping sustainable employment. The Coach works collaboratively with other members of the Support Services team, employers and other Mustard Seed departments as well as external agencies to break the stigmas of homelessness and help community participants achieve their employment goals. The Employment Coach is an exceptional liaison to employers, is effective in uncovering employment opportunities and excels at providing front-end and follow-up support to community participants. When applicable, the Employment Coach connects participants to other agencies for appropriate support. 



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Executive Director

Fort McMurray AB   |      March 07, 2017 12:00
 

The Support Through Housing Team Society is seeking a strategic leader with a drive for success to lead our team in our mission of providing viable and tangible solutions for hard to house individuals and families. The Executive Director’s mandate will be to develop and expand accessibility of wrap-around services and programming, enhance strategic communications, and increase visibility in the community. The Executive Director will lead, coach and mentor our staffing team, identify new revenue sources and partnerships, and oversee financial performance with a strong sense of professionalism and ethics.

 

About Support Through Housing Society

The Support Through Housing Team (STHT) in its original form, was established in July 2002 as a response to the need for agency coordination in providing advocacy and support to the ‘hard to house clients’ seeking appropriate housing.  The mandate given to this Team was to see committed agencies working together with individuals in our community who are in need of support services to attain and/or maintain housing to the greatest level of their independence.  We now have 13 agencies committed to STHT.

 

About the Role

The Executive Director is a strategic leader and manager accustomed to a fast-paced work environment and adept at juggling multiple priorities. This role requires creativity, openness to change and challenge, adaptability, a strong work ethic, excellent time and project management skills, and attention to detail. As a non-profit, we are operationally resourceful, efficient and strategic. Trustworthy and thoughtful collaborative impact is the foundation of our agency. The Executive Director’s role is to uphold and further develop this standard.



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Social Worker, Child & Youth Mental Health

Vancouver, BC   |      March 06, 2017 12:00
 

Consistent with the interprofessional setting the Social Worker provides psychosocial and family assessments and intervention to assist children and their families presenting with health, rehabilitation, developmental and mental health issues.  Social work services are provided to children and their families to address social and emotional stressors resulting from the interaction of physical, social, cultural, and psychological outcomes associated with diagnosis and treatment, including loss and bereavement services. The Social Worker provides consultation to team members and relevant community agencies regarding child welfare concerns.  Intervention services provided by the Social Worker includes crisis intervention and short-term counseling, advocacy, liaison with community services, coordination of resources, consultation with teams, collaboration with community agencies, education, program planning and research.  The Social Worker promotes family-centered care and research and education within BC Children’s Hospital, Sunny Hill Health Centre and the community.

 



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Social Worker – HIV Clinician

Vancouver, BC   |      March 06, 2017 12:00
 

Consistent with the interprofessional setting and the mission, vision and strategic directions of BC Children’s Hospital, the HIV Social Work Clinician-Oak Tree Clinic provides advanced psycho-social assessments and comprehensive counseling for patients and families living with HIV.  Social work services are provided to patients and their families to address social and emotional stressors resulting from the interaction of physical, social, cultural, and psychological outcomes associated with diagnosis and treatment, including loss and bereavement services.  The HIV Social Work Clinician provides leadership, direction and support to the interprofessional treatment team around matters concerning HIV diagnosis, disclosure and treatment and the discretionary use of selected community resources. The HIV Social Work Clinician plays a central role as a liaison and education with community agencies and resources throughout BC and applies advanced knowledge, skill and clinical experience in facilitating communication and decision making around patient care.

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After-Hours Response Worker

Calgary   |      March 06, 2017 12:00
 

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

 

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

 

 



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Social Worker II - Addiction & Mental Health

St. Paul, AB   |      March 06, 2017 12:00
 

The Town of St. Paul is located in the northeast region of Alberta, just 200 km away from Edmonton, with a diverse population of over 5,800. St. Paul features many recreational facilities, with 14 lakes and numerous campgrounds nearby.

An exciting opportunity exists for an ambitious and engaged Social Worker to become a key member of the North Zone Addiction & Mental Health’s multidisciplinary team as a Social Worker II.

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Part Time Social Worker

Edmonton, Alberta   |      February 26, 2017 12:00
 

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Social Worker maximizes the client/family’s functioning within the context of rehabilitation, maintenance or palliation. The Social Worker enhances the problem solving and coping capacity of individuals and families/caregivers utilizing a variety of interventions.

Key Responsibilities

  • To receive and respond appropriately to inquiries pertaining to Revera Inc. which relate to placement, lifestyle, policies and procedures.
  • To conduct tours of the home with applicants, prospective applicants and/or their advocates.
  • Responsible for carrying out appropriate pre-admission procedures including:
  • Screening of applications
  • Correspondence with applicants to acknowledge receipt of application and to provide information.
  • Pre-admission visits and assessments
  • Communication with placement agencies
  • Other related duties
  • To coordinate new admissions and to accompany new Residents and their families/advocates through the admission process.
  • To promote and facilitate a Resident-oriented environment, acting as a Resident/family advocate, where indicated.
  • To plan, organize and carry out social work programs/services to meet the ongoing psychological needs of the Residents and their families/advocates.
  • To function as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in planning overall Resident care and participate in planning and development of programs/services in response to Resident needs.
  • To facilitate the development and/or functioning of positive Resident groups acting as an advisor, where indicated.
  • To organize and participate in Resident Care Conferences and family conferences as needed.
  • Responsible for organizing regular Family Orientation programs for families/advocates of new and prospective Residents.
  • Responsible for providing educational and consultative services on social work related issues/topics through participation in staff orientation programs, staff development programs and educational seminars for staff, Residents and families/advocates as required.
  • Responsible for documentation and completion of statistical reports related to quality management for use in evaluating departmental performance, identifying current trends in Resident, social and institutional needs and as a basis for setting policy and planning future programs.

 



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Youth Education Support Worker

Peace River   |      February 23, 2017 12:00
 

Full-Time Youth Education Support Worker

 at Paul Rowe Jr./Sr. High School, Manning Elementary School, and Dixonville School (Manning Area), Alberta

One Full-Time (1.00 f.t.e.) Youth Education Support Worker is required commencing as soon as possible continuing until June 30, 2017 with the possibility of future contracts.

Open until suitable candidate is secured.
 

(Send e-mail attachments in Word or PDF format.  If applying by e-mail, please

indicate the position you are applying for in the e-mail subject line.)

Criminal Record Checks and Child & Family Services Authority (CFSA) Intervention Record Checks

 are to be provided at the time of application and must meet the Division’s guidelines for employment

with Peace River School Division.  PRSD thanks you for your interest – only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Learning Together; Success for All



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