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Clinical Supervisor

Calgary   |      May 25, 2018 12:00
 

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR, COUNSELLING AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (Full Time 1.0 FTE)

The Clinical Supervisor of the Counselling and Personal Development (CPD) program works with the Manager to offer effective counselling services.  This role supervises and promotes the clinical capacity of the counselling team and promotes clinical practice aligned with the principles of the YW Practice Framework. Under the direction of the Program Manager, this role contributes to the program development and evaluation.

 

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 team members 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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Employment Specialist

Edmonton   |      May 25, 2018 12:00
 

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

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Community Support Worker – Bonnyville, Alberta

Bonnyville, Alberta   |      May 24, 2018 12:00
 

Community Support Worker – Bonnyville, Alberta

 

Job Number: J0518-0990

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time  (30 hrs/wk)

City: Bonnyville, Alberta

2 week rotation; Week #1  M, F, Sat 9-7pm; Week #2  Sun, W, Th 9-7pm

Closing Date: June 5, 2018

Hiring Manager Name & Title: Marie Stad - Interim Manager

Compensation: $17.09 - $21.63/Hour

 

The Program

Willow House is a home/community-based program housed in a single family residence on a quiet street in Bonnyville, Alberta. WJS Canada provides services in this home for clients with developmental disabilities. Residents rent this home which is close to local restaurants and community resources for easy access. The residents enjoy dining out, shopping, attending movies and birthday parties, and recreational activities such as bowling.

The Town of Bonnyville is located in northeastern Alberta, approximately 240 kilometers (150 miles) from the provincial capital of Edmonton. A great place to work, play and raise a family, it provides the perfect mix of community services through health, educational, recreation and cultural facilities. Surrounded by lakes and majestic boreal forest it’s a treasure trove of natural wonders. For more information visit: http://town.bonnyville.ab.ca/index.php



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Complex Needs Developmental Services Worker (5 mth Temporary FT) – Bonnyville, Alberta

Bonnyville, Alberta   |      May 24, 2018 12:00
 

Complex Needs Developmental Services Worker (5 mth Temporary FT) – Bonnyville, Alberta

 

Job Number: J0518-0989

Job Type: Temporary, Full-Time (36-48 hrs/wk)

City: Bonnyville, Alberta

Scheduled Shifts: WEEK #1:  Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat 8-8pm WEEK #2:  Sun, Wed, Thur 8-8pm

Closing Date: June 5, 2018

Hiring Manager Name & Title: Marie Stad - Interim Manager

Compensation: $21.91 - $24.93/Hour

The Program

Main Residence is a lifetime home on a quiet street in Bonnyville, Alberta for cognitively challenged adults with high complex health needs. Neighbours respect and support our residents. The duplex is close to local restaurants and community resources for easy access.

WJS staff work to improve our residents’ quality of life by encouraging them to be self directed and to make their own decisions. We offer support in all areas, from health and behaviour issues to social, cultural and spiritual. Behavioural support is tailored to their mental health needs. Our therapeutic supports include medication administration and monitoring blood pressure and O2 levels. We focus on building social and communication skills as well as life skills and encourage and enable independence, self expression and creativity.

The Position

The Complex Needs Disability Services Worker (DSW), under supervision of his/her supervisor, facilitates and monitors education and development programs for purposes of providing individuals in residential service with physical, behavioural, emotional and social supports/supervision both in the residence and the community. Disability Service Workers develop relationships and act as a liaison with the community, family members, guardians and employers. This position reports to the team leader.



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Generalist (HSW 6)

Edson, AB   |      May 24, 2018 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

The Town of Edson with a population of approx 8,600 is one of the largest towns in the Province of Alberta, situated midway between Jasper and Edmonton. Edson has a full range of recreational and cultural facilities, excellent health care services, a high quality education system, and a vibrant business sector that serves all of the shopping needs of the local and area residents. Edson serves a trading population of approximately 14,000 people. The Town is home to outdoor and indoor recreation activities including a golf course, curling, slo-pitch, hockey, swimming, tennis, soccer, skiing, hiking, fishing, boating and numerous campgrounds. If you are interested in our Edson Generalist position, you are encouraged to read and learn about living in Edson, Alberta before applying. Click this link to learn more about the great community of Edson: http://www.edson.ca/

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Domestic Violence Support Worker

Calgary   |      May 24, 2018 12:00
 

JFSC works to strengthen individuals, families and community through Jewish traditions and values. We work in a holistic and client centered way, providing our clients access to many services under one roof.   We are a non-denominational, not for profit agency with over 50 years’ experience providing quality services

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Mental Health Therapist

Edmonton   |      May 24, 2018 12:00
 

Mental Health Therapist – School Age Services

Fort Road

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

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

Closing Date:                          Until a suitable applicant is found



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Summer Student Café Supervisor

Edmonton, AB   |      May 23, 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.

 

Program/Position overview: The Summer Student will be working in the café that services coffee, bubble tea, food and working with 2nd hand clothing. There is also a work program at the café for adults with mental illness; the successful student will be working along-side these clients, providing them with direction to complete and maintain the café tasks.



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Program Manager

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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Family Support Associate

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

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

Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011.



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Youth and Family Counsellor

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

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

Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011.



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House Parent

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

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



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Kinship Program (Contract)

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

We are currently seeking a Contract Position to work in the Kinship Program.

The Contract Position is responsible for completing SAFE assessments.

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

Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011.



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Sexual Violence Support Worker

Banff   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

The YWCA is a community-based organization with a mission to shape a safe, inclusive community that
empowers women and girls.

The role of the Sexual Violence Support Worker will focus on four core areas:
• Supporting survivors (and their friends and family)
• Community engagement
• Prevention and education work
• Assessment of community needs

Job posting can be found at http://ywcabanff.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/SVSEW-Job-Posting-Short-Form.pdf

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SeniorConnect Response Worker

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

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

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



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Supervisor Outreach

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

Position Summary:

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



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Administrative Support Assistant - Competition # 1311

Edmonton   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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



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Child and Youth Programmer

Strathmore   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

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School Support Counsellor

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This position reports to the Learning Centres Team Leaders.

Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011.



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Respite Community Support Worker (Daily Rate) – Westlock, AB

Westlock, AB   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

Respite Community Support Worker (Daily Rate) – Westlock, AB

 

Job Number: J0518-0698

Job Type: Casual/On Call

City: Westlock, Alberta

Hours of Work Per Week: 1- 2 days month

Scheduled Day/ Hours Each Week: As needed respite. Working overnight evenings and weekends

Number Of Positions: 1

Closing Date: June 4, 2018

Hiring Manager Name & Title: Lisa LaForge - Program Director

Compensation: $350.00/Day

 

The Program

Respite care is designed to help families and caregivers take a break from the daily responsibility of caring for a person with a developmental disability. Respite services enable the caregiver to focus on their own health/well being, increase care skills through training and this often prevents or delays more costly out-of-home placements.

The Position

The Daily Rate Respite Community Support Worker provides support in the individual’s home or staff’s home and during community outings and/or activities for 1-2 days per month as needed. Often working evenings and weekends.

In Your Role You Will

  • Share in WJS Canada's belief that persons with disabilities have the right to define and pursue their life choices, and pursue active participation and involvement in the community.
    • Provide direct support to individuals within their home and the community during recreational/leisure activities.
    • Assist individuals with daily living (including meal preparation), self help, personal hygiene, behaviour management, etc.
    • Facilitate community access, participation and inclusion for individuals
    • Accurately complete documentation and reports


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Youth & Family Counsellor

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

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

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

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



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House Parent

Strathmore, AB   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

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



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Family Support Counsellor

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

The type of work we do at Wood’s Homes requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

We are currently seeking Family Support Counsellors I or II for Family Support Network, which provides innovative programs for families with child protection concerns. In partnership with Children’s Services, this program offers outcomes-based approaches to intervention.

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

This position reports to the Team Leaders of the Family Support Network.

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



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Team Leader

Calgary   |      May 22, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

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

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



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Counsellor - Office of the Chief Financial Officer

Fort McMurray   |      May 19, 2018 12:00
 

Counsellor
Office of the Chief Financial Officer

Position Type/ Hours: This is a temporary full-time position working thirty-five (35) hours per week for approximately six (6) months within the Neighborhood and Community Development Branch of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. This position is located in the community of Fort McMurray, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo’s urban centre.

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Enhanced Support Coordinator - Inner Way Program

Edmonton   |      May 18, 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.

e4c’s Inner Ways Transitional housing program, in partnership with Alberta health services, provides housing for individuals during times of transition and are looking for stability, recovery and a better life. As an Enhanced Support Coordinator, you will foster a safe and supportive living environment by assisting staff and residents through relationship building and active listening. 

e4c’s supportive housing programs operate 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. As the Enhanced Support Team Coordinator, you will oversees the nighttime shift and is responsible for key response and decision-making during crisis situations. The focus of this shift is taking care of the residents, building in safety measures that allow people to rest.

Hours: 4 shifts on 4 shifts off: 10:00pm to 8:00am.

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.
  • In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role.

At e4c diversity is our strength. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. We welcome your application regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity or faith.

Thank you to all those apply. Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.



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Weekend Wellness Coach (Day Shift) - Kineto House

Edmonton   |      May 18, 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 provides key support to the program residents. You will build reciprocal relationships with residents and through that, model healthy relating and boundaries. As a Wellness Coach, you will 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.
  • In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role.


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Overnight Life Skills Coach - Kineto House

Edmonton   |      May 18, 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.

A transitional house for youth and young adults ages 16-25 was established that offers housing for those in the middle of life transitions, looking for stability, and who need a chance to build a better life. We will serve people who, due to histories of trauma and related mental health and addictions barriers, need higher levels of support than is currently available in the community.

Our houses offer a safe and supportive place that will tailor wellness and life skills supports to meet each person’s specific needs. Our houses have recovery oriented services using a harm reduction model, a welcoming environment, inclusive care, and a commitment to excellence. We are looking for energetic, passionate, and dedicated individuals to deliver our wellness driven, person-centered model.

Hours: Full-time: 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.
  • In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role.


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Weekend Wellness Coordinator - Kineto House

Edmonton   |      May 18, 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 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.

As the Weekend Wellness Coordinator you will provide key support to both Weekend Wellness Coaches and program residents. You will have the opportunity to work alongside and support Wellness Coaches in their work, and individual residents to develop and realize goals related to wellness.

e4c’s supportive housing programs operate 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 focus of your will primarily be related to personal wellness and modelling what it looks like to practice self-care, wellness and/or recovery.

Hours: Saturday and Sunday: 2:00pm to 10:00pm

 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.
  • In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role.


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Residential Counsellor – Fulltime Night Shift

Calgary   |      May 18, 2018 12:00
 

Full Time Residential Counsellors support and supervise client activities in Aventa’s 46 bed Women’s Residential Treatment Facility.
Aventa’s Residential treatment facility operates 24 hours a day, and Staff are required to cover day, evening and weekend shifts.
This position is for full time, night shift.

Start Date: ASAP
$20.00 - $24.00 per hour

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Indigenous Counsellor

LAC LA BICHE   |      May 18, 2018 12:00
 

Portage College has a unique opportunity on its Student Services team for an Indigenous Counsellor. Reporting to the Coordinator of Counselling Services, this position provides professional counselling for prospective and registered students regarding academic, career, personal, substance abuse and financial concerns.

• Conduct interviews with prospective and registered students and provides help and information on the areas of counselling noted above; Provides crisis intervention as required.
• Conduct group counselling sessions, including discussions, skills development, social development as well as workshops (i.e. job search techniques, anger management, student assistance for students experiencing problems with substance abuse).
• Facilitate the development of cultural values, personal attitudes and skills of Indigenous students most conductive to self-directed problem-solving. Assists in the identification of the changing needs to Indigenous students with a view to planning and implementing programs and approaches best suited to these needs.
• Participate on internal and external committees with an Indigenous focus.
• Work as liaison for athletic program and student housing.
• Provide counselling services to community campuses.
• Provide lead event planning for round dance, honour ceremony, Virtual Elders and other events.

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Life Skills Coordinator - Buffalo Home (Women's House)

Edmonton   |      May 18, 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 Coordinator position reports to the Site Manager, and provides key support to the program residents. You will build relationships with residents and explore with them how they want to live and structure their lives. Through that relationship, you will will work alongside of residents supporting them to develop skills and accomplish their goals. The Life Skills Coordinator works alongside the AHS staff 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 Coordinator works during the day to 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 daily activity and learning how to do basic skills that help with daily functioning.

Hours: 4 shifts on 4 shifts off: 8:00am 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.
  • In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role.


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Social Work Instructor

LAC LA BICHE   |      May 18, 2018 12:00
 

Portage College is seeking a highly-motivated individual to join the Social Work team at the Lac La Biche campus.

Our Social Work program is a two-year diploma that combines social work theory and practice to better prepare our grads for work in the human services field. A key part of the Social Work program at Portage College is the experience and learning gained from a 420-hour supervised field practicum and 30 hours of integrated seminar time in each year of study. The Social Work program is offered at our campuses in Lac La Biche and Cold Lake. Key responsibilities include:

• Classroom and distance education instruction.
• Prepare and delivery of subjects.
• Assist with curriculum development and/or revision.
• Develop exams, quizzes and other evaluation material for students.
• Assist in organizing and supervising student practicums.
• Assist in managing and evaluating student progress in the program.

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Supervisor (Clinical and Program)

Calgary   |      May 17, 2018 12:00
 

Catholic Family Service (CFS) is all about building strong families. Our programs and services respond to the challenges that threaten families and leave them vulnerable. We focus on enhancing the mental health and well-being of our clients, empowering parents, nurturing children’s healthy development and enabling success in school. We take an integrated approach across our service portfolio, always looking for the opportunity to encourage discussion and healing at the family level. In so doing, we enable CFS professionals to help their clients build strong and resilient families – and to break through the cycle of vulnerability to live the lives they have always wanted.

 



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Recreational Respite Worker #1809

Calgary   |      May 17, 2018 12:00
 

The Respite Care Connection promotes, strengthens, and preserves the right for children with challenging behaviours to have a permanent home.  The program works toward this goal by providing caregivers of the children and youth with respite to give them time to take of themselves and their other children. The Respite Care Connection is a community based program for children and youth aged 6-17 years.



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Child and Family Support Specialist - High Prairie, AB

High Prairie, AB   |      May 17, 2018 12:00
 

Child and Family Support Specialist - High Prairie, AB

 Job Number: J0118-0974

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

City: High Prairie, Alberta

Hours of Work Per Week: 40

Scheduled Days Each Week: Monday through Friday, but requires flexible work week hours as some evenings and weekends may be required to meet the needs of the families WJS supports.

Number Of Positions: 1

Hiring Manager Name & Title: Angela Steele - Lead Practice Specialist

Compensation: $27.00 - $31.00/Hour

 

The Program

Caring for the child, caring for the family.

The support our team members provide emphasizes building relationships to enhance the family’s strengths and achieve goals to overcome areas of struggle. No two families are alike. Individualized services are based on the belief that the family’s own internal resources can be strengthened and other helpful skills can be developed.

The town of High Prairie is within 20 minutes of first class sandy beaches. With a population of 2,827 people, it is the "Gateway to the Mighty Peace Country", located approximately 200 km north-east of Grande Prairie, Alberta or 100 km southeast of Peace River. It is within close proximity to two Provincial Parks, Hilliard's Bay and Winagami Lake. Hilliard's Bay boasts world class open water fishing and a 190 site campground. Winagami Lake is a bird watcher's paradise with over 200 observed bird species. For more information on High Prairie & area visit http://townofhighprairie.com/newweb/

The Position

Provide high quality supports to children and families in High Prairie, AB and the surrounding community, as a Child and Family Support Specialist. A key component of this Collaborative Service Delivery based position is supporting children and families to connect with resources and organizing service delivery with stakeholders. You will be determining family needs through assessments and creating service plans in collaboration with families.

Working a flexible schedule, the Family Support Specialist will work regular office hours, as well as some evening & weekend hours, up to 40 hr/week. Flexibility is required in order to support families during evenings & weekends when they are gathered together & require the most support.

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



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Trauma Counsellor (Master Level)

Fort McMurray   |      May 17, 2018 12:00
 

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

Waypoints

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

Terms of Employment:

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


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Addictions Counsellor – Full Time

Calgary   |      May 17, 2018 12:00
 

Common Purpose:
To be responsible for positively and effectively contributing to the Mission and Vision of
Aventa Treatment Foundation for Women. Be willing to cooperate with employees, students
and volunteers in translating our purpose into our programs and services in a manner that
serves our Clients’ needs. To responsibly support and model the Philosophy and Policies of
Aventa.

Nature and Scope
 The Addictions Counsellor carries a caseload of residential clientele
 To provide a combination of individual counselling and process groups
 Is responsible to ensure the provision of services in line with the overall mission,
philosophy and guidelines of the organization

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Functional Family Therapist

Calgary   |      May 17, 2018 12:00
 

Catholic Family Service (CFS) is all about building strong families. Our programs and services respond to the challenges that threaten families and leave them vulnerable. We focus on enhancing the mental health and well-being of our clients, empowering parents, nurturing children’s healthy development and enabling success in school. We take an integrated approach across our service portfolio, always looking for the opportunity to encourage discussion and healing at the family level. In so doing, we enable CFS professionals to help their clients build strong and resilient families – and to break through the cycle of vulnerability to live the lives they have always wanted.



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Family Support Worker, Ubuntu CSD

Edmonton   |      May 16, 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, 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.

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.

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.

Hours of work include evenings and weekends to meet the needs of the families.



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Manager, Ubuntu CSD

Edmonton   |      May 16, 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, Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre, and Terra Centre for Teen Parents.

While Ubuntu is a C5 program, this position is as an employee of Boyle Street Community Services. Boyle Street offers an attractive benefits package including four weeks’ vacation for Managers, and extensive professional development.

The Ubuntu Program is based out of the C5’s Northeast Community Hub – 14023 Victoria Trail.

Please note that there are 2 vacancies for this is position; a permanent position and a maternity leave coverage, lasting 10-16 months in duration.

JOB PURPOSE:

Joining a team of four other Managers in the program, the Manager is primarily responsible for the general management of a team of support workers, and ensuring the day-today implementation of the Ubuntu vision of working with children, youth, and families.

Hours of work may include evenings and weekends to meet the needs of the families.



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Elk Island Catholic Family Wellness Workers

Sherwood Park   |      May 16, 2018 12:00
 

We are accepting applications for Family Wellness Workers for all communities (Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Camrose, Vegreville) commencing August 29, 2018.



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Family Support Worker

Medicine Hat   |      May 16, 2018 12:00
 

HVP is an early intervention initiative that is designed to support families in providing a nurturing, stimulating and safe environment for their child(ren). It promotes positive parent-child interaction and healthy child growth and development; increases family’s knowledge and usage of community supports; and improves parent’s ability to identify what their needs are and develop skills and confidence in managing their lives. Please refer to www.bridgesfamilyprograms.com for more information about this impactful program!

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain a trusting, supportive relationship with families by providing information and support through regular home visits, meetings, phone calls, case conferences, etc.
  • Utilize a strength based and solution focused approach, to assist families in developing personal and family goals via a Needs Assessment and Family Service Plan.
  • At the request of an individuals, advocate with them or on their behalf.
  • Provide information on parent-child interaction, child development, mental health, childhood attachment, the dynamics of child abuse/neglect and other related information, to teach positive parenting and promote independence and a healthy environment for the family.
  • Assist individuals in accessing community resources.
  • Complete child developmental assessments.
  • Maintain program participant files.
  • Coordinate, facilitate and participate in parent/child groups.
  • Act as a representative for Home Visitation Programs on committees and at community activities.
  • Participate in association and program promotion activities.
  • Enter statistical data into a computer data base.

This position will be 40 hours per week. Work week is generally Monday to Friday, with day and evening work required. The starting date will tentatively be June 20, 2018. The wage for this position is $19.50 to $21.22 per hour, depending on education and experience.

 

We offer a great team, a positive working environment, flexibility, professional development training, 3 weeks of paid vacation per year, paid personal leave days and a great work-life balance!

 

If you have a desire to work with families and our team and want to make a difference, please email your current resume with 2 references and a cover letter to lfischer.seahv@memlane.com or deliver it to Bridges Family Programs, Attention: Leah Fischer, 477 Third Street SE, Medicine Hat, AB  T1A 0G8 by May 30, 2018.

 

Successful applicants are required to provide us with a clear Criminal and Child Intervention Check that was completed and dated after February 1, 2018.

 

We look forward to meeting you!

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Social Worker III/Psychologist

Grande Prairie   |      May 15, 2018 12:00
 

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

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Shalom Bayit Support Worker

Calgary   |      May 15, 2018 12:00
 

Shalom Bayit – safety in the home – is one of the highest values of Judaism. The Shalom Bayit program is a domestic violence program that provides prevention and intervention services. Jewish Family Service Calgary is seeking a Shalom Bayit Support Worker who engages in the Jewish values of compassion, improving the world (Tikkun Olam), and social justice.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Direct Client Support including system navigation, resourcing, advocacy, capacity building and contextualizing the experiences of domestic violence within a Jewish context.
  • Consulting and advocating with community agencies regarding domestic violence issues.
  • Delivering programs to schools, youth groups and camps in the Jewish community.
  • Case Management including reporting, data collection, and client file management.


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Outreach Worker- Youth Unit

Edmonton   |      May 15, 2018 12:00
 

“Despite great challenges we believe unhealthy cycles can be broken, new opportunities created and, through healing, health restored.”

Would you like to be a part of an organization that works with some of Edmonton’s most vulnerable populations and counts on the professionalism, expertise, insight, and passion of its staff to develop programs and services for the clients they work with? Join us at Boyle Street Community Services.

“We stand with our clients, side by side, patiently and for as long as they want – a constant and consistent caring force”

Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS) is a values-driven organization that believes our clients are the experts in their own life. Your job will be to foster innovation with your team alongside our clients.  If your values are aligned with our values and beliefs listed at: http://boylestreet.org/who-we-are/mission-and-history/, please consider joining our team.

This position comes with a comprehensive dental, health and drug benefits package, three weeks of annual vacation, and numerous professional development and training opportunities.

The hours of work may include evenings and weekends to meet the needs of the youth.

Job Purpose:

The Youth Unit provides services and support to the youth (16-26) accessing the services of Boyle Street Community Services.  The unit acts as a safe space in which youth can use computers, socialize, rest, and get daily snacks.



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Street Level Worker, FT

Calgary   |      May 15, 2018 12:00
 

The Mustard Seed is a Christian humanitarian organization whose vision is to build community, grow hope and support change. Intentionally following Jesus Christ and partnering with the community, The Mustard Seed combats the root causes of poverty in Alberta and works to create positive, lasting change in the lives of those we serve. The Mustard Seed provides basic services— food, clothing and housing, and support services—education and employment, to those living in poverty within Alberta.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

As a member of the Street Level Team, the full-time Street Level Worker will have a broad working knowledge of all areas of The Mustard Seed’s Basic Services. This position will also support the activities of the Food Depot, Drop-In Times, Evening Meal, Main Floor Programs and/or Personal Assistance Centre (PAC), and is supervised by the Front Line supervisor. This position can provide coverage for The Neighbour Centre, Mosaic Centre, Mustard Seed Church, or Community Support Centre depending on staffing availability.



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Caseworker

Edmonton Region   |      May 14, 2018 12:00
 

About Us:
Are you in search of a rewarding career that will allow you to make a difference in the lives of Children & Families? Children's Services is a leader in strengths-based and family focused practice, and we are looking for skilled Caseworkers to join our team. We are looking for individuals with a passion for building strong relationships and those who can empower families, youth and children to achieve positive and healthy outcomes.

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

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Community Case Worker Summer Student Position

Calgary   |      May 14, 2018 12:00
 

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Community Outreach Supervisor, the Community Case Worker will, under the direction of the Outreach Team, provide outreach services to older adults living in the North East Calgary communities. You will provide case management including assessment, planning and intervention, make referrals to other programs and services, and evaluate outcomes. The Case Worker will be working closely with a culturally diverse population and will be sensitive to the needs of both clients and their families.



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SeniorConnect Marketing & Communications Assistant

Calgary   |      May 14, 2018 12:00
 

Purpose: To generate interest and promotion of the SeniorConnect program to professionals and the public—to increase awareness of the SeniorConnect Out-of-Hours Outreach Program in the city of Calgary



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