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Child & Family Advocate

Kelowna   |      November 15, 2019 12:00
 

1 in 3 children in Canada suffer trauma related to forms of abuse

People who have been abused are:

  • 30% less likely to graduate high school
  • 3-4 times more likely to have mental and addiction issues
  • 26 times more likely to experience homelessness and,
  • 45 times more likely to perpetrate dating violence as adolescents

We need to do better.

Dedication, compassion, and drive to make a difference in child protection and your community. These are the attributes and motivators we are seeking in our Child and Family Advocate. The Child Advocacy Centre of Kelowna (CAC) brings together a multi-disciplinary team of professionals in a safe, comfortable, child-friendly environment to provide a collaborative, team-based response to child abuse. For more information on the amazing services and programs offered by the CAC, visit https://cackelowna.com/


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Human Services Workers

North Central Region   |      November 13, 2019 12:00
 
The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx

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 and youth.
To find out more about our work visit: https://www.alberta.ca/ministry-childrens-services.aspx

For more information on each of our communities, please see below:

Barrhead: http://www.barrhead.ca
Edson: http://www.edson.ca
Hinton: http://www.hinton.ca
Whitecourt: http://www.whitecourt.ca
Athabasca: http://www.athabasca.ca/
Slave Lake: http://www.slavelake.ca
Westlock: http://www.westlock.ca
Vegreville: http://www.vegreville.com/
Fort McMurray: http://www.fortmcmurraytourism.com/
Lac La Biche: http://www.llbchamber.ca
St. Paul: http://www.town.stpaul.ab.ca/
Bonnyville: https://town.bonnyville.ab.ca/
Cold Lake: http://www.coldlake.ca/


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Family Connector - Competition # 1404

Edmonton   |      November 13, 2019 12:00
 

The Family Centre has a strong reputation for providing quality services basing our work on research and evidence based practices. We pride ourselves on providing leading edge training and strong, reflective supervision. Our intention is to create a healthy organization that is intelligent in its response to community issues and intentional about our respectful treatment of each other. We have a strong focus on Trauma Informed Care for the communities we support, as well as our staff teams. The Family Centre strives to hire a diverse team of employees, reflecting the diverse communities we support.

Mission:

The Family Centre exists to support families and children to help them flourish and to help people engage with one another in order to promote healthy, safe, and economically viable communities.

Vision:

Healthy families in healthy communities.


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Registered Social Worker

Athabasca   |      November 13, 2019 12:00
 

Aspen Primary Care Network

Registered Social Work Position

 Site Location : Aspen PCN Health Home - Athabasca

Days of work:      Monday to Friday (which 4 days to be determined) 8:30am-4:45pm

FTE:  0.8 FTE

Rate of Pay:  Competitive salary/benefits commensurate with qualifications/experience

Start Date:   As soon as possible


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Mental Health Therapist

High Prairie   |      November 13, 2019 12:00
 

We are seeking a highly skilled Mental Health Therapist with knowledge and experience working with peoples of aboriginal and Metis descent to deliver mental health services to children, youth and adults, primarily to residents in the Metis Settlements of East Prairie, Peavin and Gift Lake. Extensive travel is required.

Reporting to the Area 6 manager, this Mental Health Therapist - Aboriginal position works independently, as an integral member of a small travelling team, and as a member of a multidisciplinary team providing evidence informed and promising/best practices in assessment, treatment, addiction and mental health interventions, support and follow up to clients, families and communities. This is an advanced mental health role required to perform duties including the restricted activity of psycho-social interventions to address the full range of mental health issues both in community and health care settings. In addition to office based practice, travelling to, and use of technology to connect with other professionals and clients in their rural communities are primary aspects of the position. The Therapist will work closely with psychiatric and acute care units, community health representative, Aboriginal Health, Aboriginal communities and Addiction and Mental Health North Zone operations as well as Primary Care, Allied Health, Seniors Health and others as applicable.

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.


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Mental Health Therapist

Slave Lake   |      November 13, 2019 12:00
 

We are seeking a highly skilled Mental Health Therapist with knowledge and experience working in the delivery of mental health services to children, youth and adults, primarily to residents in Slave Lake and surrounding areas. Travel may occasionally be required.

Reporting to the North Zone Addictions Mental health Manager, this Mental Health Therapist works independently, as an integral member of a team, and as a member of a multidisciplinary team providing evidence informed and promising/best practices in assessment, treatment, addiction and mental health interventions, support and follow up to clients, families and communities. This is an advanced mental health role required to perform duties including the restricted activity of psycho-social interventions to address the full range of mental health issues both in community and health care settings. In addition to office based practice, travelling to, and use of technology to connect with other professionals and clients in their rural communities are primary aspects of the position. The Therapist will work closely with psychiatric and acute care units and Addiction and Mental Health North Zone operations as well as Primary Care, Allied Health, Seniors Health and others as applicable.

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay

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Regional Social Worker

Faro, YT   |      November 13, 2019 12:00
 

As a Regional Social Worker, you will deliver Child Welfare, Social Assistance, Adult Protection and Youth Justice Services throughout Yukon (including communities outside of Whitehorse).  In this role, you will make a positive difference in the lives of children and families within Yukon communities, where the population can vary between several hundred and 4,000. 


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Social Worker II

Mayerthorpe   |      November 13, 2019 12:00
 

This is an exciting time to practice Social Work with Alberta Health Services! We are excited to be offering Restorative Care in the Town of Mayerthorpe. With this comes the opportunity to help build our team and services, offering you a chance to truly make a difference.

The successful Social Worker II will offer clinical support services to all areas within the Mayerthorpe Healthcare Centre complex including Acute Care, Auxiliary Hospital and our Restorative Care Program. Restorative Care is an intensive rehabilitation program designed to help patients, particularly seniors, maintain and improve function. Restorative Care focuses on improving an individual’s physical function and mobility, with the goal being to return to their own home or transition to the most independent level of care possible. Restorative Care is a multidisciplinary care model that is intended to also improve health and psychosocial outcomes of the clients in order to reduce caregiver burden, and to adopt evidence-based clinical practice that has demonstrated an ability to improve functional independence for clients.

The Town of Mayerthorpe prides itself on their friendliness and desire to help. Mayerthorpe is located 123 northwest of Edmonton, on a major route to the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Alaska. Mayerthorpe offers many community groups, recreation facilities, schools, and programs, to keep residents active. Rural Alberta is beautiful, peaceful and provides a great backdrop for a fulfilling career. If nothing feels better than making a difference in the lives of families of your own community, we encourage you to consider Mayerthorpe. New Graduates welcome to apply!


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Addictions Counselor III

Edmonton   |      November 13, 2019 12:00
 

Your Opportunity:

Are you an experienced Addictions Counselor looking for a different pace of life while still having the opportunity to work to your full scope of clinical practice? As an Addictions Counselor III, you will have the opportunity to not only expand on your experience, but enjoy all that we have to offer! You will be located in the scenic Lesser Slave Lake area. We boast a bustling economy with the local service area committed to ensuring our residents have access to optimal healthcare. We offer pleasant summer days and midnight sunsets, making life in northern Alberta a truly unforgettable experience. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.


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Social Worker

Blackfoot   |      November 12, 2019 12:00
 

Come join our growing team. Thorpe Recovery Centre is seeking Social Worker applicants to add to the team. The Social Worker functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary care team to provide services that promote wellness while empowering individuals to achieve their highest level of functioning. In delivering these services, the Social Worker utilizes a case management approach, consulting with their clinical team and other supporting agencies. The Social Worker is required to provide coordination in the areas of case management, case planning, and implementation of programming. The Social Worker provides support to program offerings including (but not limited to): Detox, Transition, Residential and Intensive Programs.


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Full Time (Contract) Education Assistant - Stony Plain, AB

Stony Plain, AB   |      November 12, 2019 12:00
 

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

Full Time (Contract) Education Assistant - Stony Plain, AB

Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

Program overview:
The UP School Jurisdiction, a small, private school authority, is funded by Alberta Education and adheres to the Alberta Education K – 12 Program of Studies. Our students have special education and programming needs, many with emotional, behavioral and/or psychiatric challenges. Students who attend our schools may come to us from our group homes, treatment homes, or tuition agreements. Classrooms are limited to 6-10 students.

Position overview:
Under the direction and supervision of certified teachers and school principle, the Education Assistant will contribute to, and adhere to, the treatment philosophy and programs for all children in the care of the Organization. This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure


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Full Time Indigenous Engagement Specialist - Central Area (Red Deer/Ponoka/Wetaskiwin), AB

Central Area (Red Deer/Ponoka/Wetaskiwin), AB   |      November 12, 2019 12:00
 

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

Full Time Indigenous Engagement Specialist - Central Area (Red Deer/Ponoka/Wetaskiwin), AB

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 the healing process and we incorporate the culture and traditions of the individuals we support wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our children, youth and families through a culturally sensitive approach.

Program overview:
Our Indigenous Resources are designed to provide a wholistic approach in working with children and families. We recognize the need for children, individuals and families to be connected to their culture and maintain ties to their family, ancestors and community.

Position overview:
Reporting to the Director of Indigenous Resources, the Indigenous Engagement Specialist will be responsible for engaging youth, families, community and organization’s staff in culturally enhanced programming. They will play a key role in developing and implementing culturally appropriate wellness options within central region to support each youth in reaching their full potential.


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Weekday Casual Worker - Transitional Housing Project

Edmonton   |      November 12, 2019 12:00
 

Are you energetic, passionate and have a dedicated focus on delivering client centered supports related to wellness? 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 is recruiting for multiple Casual Workers for our five supportive housing program sites within the Edmonton Inner City that have recovery oriented services using a harm reduction model, a welcoming environment, inclusive care, and a commitment to excellence. The Casual Worker builds reciprocal relationships with residents and through that, models healthy relationships and boundaries. You will work to create a safe environment that is free of judgment and encourages residents to achieve their self-identified wellness goals. 

Hours: Casual: based upon program needs; may require last minute notification to pick up shifts.  

  • 8:00am to 5:00pm (preference for applicants who are available for a minimum of 3 weekdays – when applying please indicate availability.) 

Why Join Our Team       

  • In-house collaborative training opportunities and supervisory coaching sessions to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role and duties.
  • Be supervised and mentored through observation, formal and informal coaching session and overall recognition of successes in support of your professional capacity.
  • Connect with a variety of stakeholders – team members, residents, general public and community members to build and model positive neighbor relations.

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        Mental Health Therapist - CASA House

        Edmonton   |      November 08, 2019 12:00
         

        Position Details:     1.0 FTE, In scope, Permanent                                         

        Position Number:  19-079                              

        Closing Date:          Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found

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        Full-Time Child & Youth Care Worker - Yellowknife, NWT

        Yellowknife, NT   |      November 08, 2019 12:00
         

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

        Full-Time Child & Youth Care Worker - Yellowknife, NWT

        Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

        Program overview: At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients at this specific location range from 7-12 years of age, and live in a group home, therapeutic setting. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable children, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

        Position overview: This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the children.


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        Full Time Child Youth Care Worker – Ponoka/Red Deer/Wetaskiwin, AB

        Ponoka/Red Deer/Wetaskiwin, AB   |      November 08, 2019 12:00
         

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

        Full Time Child Youth Care Worker – Ponoka/Red Deer/Wetaskiwin, AB

        Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

        Program overview: At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients, who range from 13-18 years of age, live in a group home, therapeutic setting. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable youth, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

        Position overview: This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the youth.


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        Full Time Child Youth Care Worker –Edmonton/Stony Plain, AB

        Edmonton/Stony Plain, AB   |      November 08, 2019 12:00
         

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

        Full Time Child Youth Care Worker –Edmonton/Stony Plain, AB 

        Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

        Program overview: At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients, who range from 6-12 years of age, live in a group home, therapeutic setting. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable children/youth, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

        Position overview: This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the children/youth.


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        Casual Child Youth Care Worker - Edmonton and Stony Plain Area, AB

        Edmonton/Stony Plain, AB   |      November 08, 2019 12:00
         

        Casual Child Youth Care Worker - Edmonton and Stony Plain Area, AB 

        MpowR provides supports to organizations and individuals in the Human Services Sector. As a non-profit charitable organization, we pride ourselves on delivering our services with integrity and a high standard of quality. We provide third party administrative support, accounting, IT, human resources, including casual staffing, professional development, clinical services and property maintenance to empower organizations to run at peak efficiency.

        MpowR is under contract to provide all Casual Child and Youth Care Workers to Unlimited Potential Community Services’ Group Care program. Currently we are recruiting for central Alberta locations in Wetaskiwin, Ponoka and Red Deer.

        Program overview:
        Child Youth Support Services (CYSS) aim to provide help with agencies’ short term coverage for vacations, sick leaves and other vacancies which enables agencies to be prepared for short staffing.

        Position overview:
        Reporting to the Manager of Program Supports and Professional Development, casual Child Youth Care Workers receive direct “in the moment supervision” while on shifts by the full time staff or management of the program they are working in.


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

        Ponoka/Red Deer/Wetaskiwin, AB   |      November 08, 2019 12:00
         

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

        MpowR provides supports to organizations and individuals in the Human Services Sector. As a non-profit charitable organization, we pride ourselves on delivering our services with integrity and a high standard of quality. We provide third party administrative support, accounting, IT, human resources, including casual staffing, professional development, clinical services and property maintenance to empower organizations to run at peak efficiency.

        MpowR is under contract to provide all Casual Child and Youth Care Workers to Unlimited Potential Community Services’ Group Care program. Currently we are recruiting for central Alberta locations in Wetaskiwin, Ponoka and Red Deer.

        Program overview:
        Child Youth Support Services (CYSS) aim to provide help with agencies’ short term coverage for vacations, sick leaves and other vacancies which enables agencies to be prepared for short staffing.

        Position overview:
        Reporting to the Manager of Program Supports and Professional Development, casual Child Youth Care Workers receive direct “in the moment supervision” while on shifts by the full time staff or management of the program they are working in.


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        Clinical Team Lead

        Medicine Hat   |      November 08, 2019 12:00
         

        At the Southeastern Alberta Sexual Assault Response Committee (SARC) we believe that together we can end sexual violence.

        We are looking for one remarkable Clinical Team Lead who is a team player, shows initiative, is friendly, fun, highly organized, creative, likes to get things done and knows when to relax.

        Under the day-to-day direction of the Executive Director, the Clinical Team Lead is responsible for the development, coordination, implementation and impact of evidence-based SARC’s sexual trauma specific therapy services. The Team Lead provides supervision to all staff employed in this program. This position requires 36.25 hours per week.


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        Family Support Social Worker

        Lancaster Park   |      November 08, 2019 12:00
         

        The Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) is a charitable, non-profit, organization that provides programs and services to military families. The MFRC is accepting resumes for the following position:

        Family Support Social Worker (1 year Term Position)

        Detailed job description available on www.CAFconnection.ca/Edmonton


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        Behavioural Health Consultant

        Edmonton   |      November 07, 2019 12:00
         

        Position Description: Behavioural Health Consultant (BHC)

        Vision: To be the trusted cornerstone of a healthy community.

        The employees of the Edmonton Southside Primary Care Network are exceptional and describe their colleagues as respectful, passionate, collaborative and dedicated.

        Position Summary

        The BHC will provide comprehensive functional assessment services and care to patients within the Primary Care Network. The BHC will assess, plan, implement and evaluate behavioural based treatment plans to patients of all ages. The BHC will be an integrated team member working to their full scope of practice within the primary care setting.

        The BHC will work with the family physicians in the community, other health professionals and local and regional programming in a multidisciplinary environment to ensure a high quality of evidence based health care to the practice population.

        The BHC will report to a primary care manager.


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        Mental Health Specialist

        Edmonton   |      November 07, 2019 12:00
         

        The Mental Health Specialist will work with clients/members to encourage participation in daily tasks and activities. This person will be a mentor, teacher, motivator and a resource.


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        Child Protection Worker Career Opportunities

        Multiple Locations   |      November 07, 2019 12:00
         

        BC Public Service

        Ministry of Children and Family Development

        Multiple Positions and Locations across British Columbia
         

        Child Protection Worker Career Opportunities
         
        Grow your social services career with the BC Public Service! Join a provincial team united by a shared commitment to maximize the potential of every child in B.C.

        Salary: $55,396.19 - $72,937.86 annually (Growth)

        The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) promotes and develops the capacity of families and communities to care for and protect vulnerable children and youth, and supports healthy child and family development to maximize the potential of every child in B.C. The Ministry is responsible for regional and province-wide delivery of services and programs through dedicated ministry social workers that support positive and healthy outcomes for children, youth and their families.

        We are looking for individuals devoted to helping others and improving the lives and well-being of children and families. When you pursue a career as a Child Protection Worker, you are choosing a meaningful role in supporting the lives of British Columbians. If you have a passion towards ensuring the safety and well-being of children and want to join a collaborative, dedicated team of professionals, these opportunities are for you!


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        24/7 Crisis Diversion Worker

        Edmonton   |      November 07, 2019 12:00
         

        Reports To: 24/7 Crisis Diversion Manager

        Salary Range: $22.84- $26.43 per hour

        Hours: 7PM to 7AM, 4 days on 4 days off, weekdays and weekends

        Job ID: 19-060BSCS

        “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: https://www.boylestreet.org/mission-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.


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        Psychiatric Assessment Position

        Edmonton   |      November 07, 2019 12:00
         
        Dr. Charl Els Professional Corporation is an independent psychiatric practice that specializes in civil medico-legal assessment and ongoing psychiatric care for First Responders. We provide fair and unbiased independent occupational mental health assessment services to individuals, along with developing evidence-based treatment recommendations to support individuals in their return to health and work. 

        We are currently seeking a Social Worker to join the existing Mental Health Assessment Team. This position is targeted to a Social Worker who is both independent and able to work in a multidisciplinary environment.

        The successful candidate will collaborate with, and support a team of Social Workers, Psychiatrists and other Mental Health Professionals. This position will assist with assessments, psychometric and validity testing, as well as writing comprehensive reports.

        We are seeking a professional who is passionate about mental health and is seeking further skill development within the field. 

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        Full Time Shift Leader (Child Youth Care Worker) - Yellowknife, NT

        Yellowknife, NT   |      November 06, 2019 12:00
         

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

        Full Time Shift Leader (Child Youth Care Worker) - Yellowknife, NT

        Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

        Program overview:
        At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients at this specific location range from 7-12 years of age, and live in a group home, therapeutic setting. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable children, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

        Position overview:
        Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Shift Leader will participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, providing services to support the needs of children. This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure and that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the children and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities, and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the children.


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        Program Supervisor, Community Services Program

        Edmonton   |      November 06, 2019 12:00
         

        Mission            Empowering Teen Parents to Succeed

        Vision              Teen Parent Families Thrive and Enrich our Community

        Job ID              19-017TERRA

        As a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton for over 45 years Terra is recognized for its leadership, innovation and collaboration. Annually more than 1,000 young parents and their children benefit from a comprehensive range of services. Through the compassionate work of the staff, we help parents and children to develop and reach their full potential by recognizing and responding to their unique and individual needs. Terra Centre staff are guided by the Code of Honour which supports, respects and celebrates our families and staff (https://terracentre.ca/what-is-terra/careers/). If you share our values and support our mission and vision please consider joining our team.

        Job Overview
        The Community Services Program assists young moms and dads in their development of positive parenting skills to foster healthy parent child relationships. Through home visits, community outreach and group programming, participants are supported to make healthy choices for themselves and their children and to develop their capacity to effectively meet the needs of their children.

        The Program Supervisor position is responsible for direct supervision of a team of front-line staff that are providing services to young dads and moms. This includes support to maintain healthy boundaries with families, promoting positive and significant relationships with families and cultivating an open and positive team environment that fosters shared learning. This position is responsible for overseeing the achievement of participant and funder outcomes, and the agency’s mission and values.


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        Family Support Worker

        Medicine Hat   |      November 05, 2019 12:00
         

        We are currently recruiting for a temporary Family Support Worker in Home Visitation Programs (HVP) in Medicine Hat, AB

        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!

        This temporary position will be 40 hours per week. Work week is generally Monday to Friday, with day and evening work required. The starting date will be December 2019.  The wage for this position is $19.50 to $21.73 per hour, depending on education and experience. The successful applicant must have a reliable, insured vehicle for daily use and a valid Driver’s Licence and vehicle registration.

        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!


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        Full Time Live In Transitional Support Worker - Edmonton, AB

        Edmonton, AB   |      November 05, 2019 12:00
         

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

        Full Time Live In Transitional Support Worker - Edmonton, AB

        Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

        Program overview:
        Our supported independent living services provide a comfortable environment for children and youth who require some help developing life skills. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable youth, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

        Position overview:
        Under the direction of the Manager of Supported Independent Living program, the Live In Transitional Support Worker is responsible for providing late night/overnight supervision and support to the individuals served in the Supported Independent Living program. Some of the duties include: assisting them in their transition into independence, providing consistent supervision and teaching, providing crisis intervention methods and enhancing the independent living skills of the individuals served living in the SIL buildings.


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        Student & Family Support Worker

        Maskwacis   |      November 05, 2019 12:00
         

        Maskwacis Education Schools Commission 

        The Maskwacis Education Schools Commission (MESC) is the school authority in Maskwacis, Alberta. Its 11 schools serve approximately 2200 students from Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation and Samson Cree Nation. 

        MESC schools offer a strong balance between local Nehiyaw (Cree) core values according to the Maskwacis Declaration on Education and provincial academics as outlined in Alberta Education Programs of Study.  

        Maskwacis is located between Wetaskiwin and Ponoka on Highway 2A, approximately 60 minutes south of Edmonton and 60 minutes north of Red Deer. 10 of the 11 schools are located in Maskwacis proper, with one school located at Mameo Beach near Pigeon Lake, Alberta.


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        Generalist Caseworker

        Tsuut'ina   |      November 05, 2019 12:00
         
        A Generalist Caseworker provides a full range of child intervention and family enhancement services to children and families in a collaborative, holistic manner working in a supportive team environment.

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        Coordinator, Crew Program

        Calgary   |      November 04, 2019 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 families – and to break through the cycle of vulnerability to live the lives they have always wanted. We serve and employ people from all faith traditions, cultures and backgrounds.

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        Full Time (Nights) Child Youth Care Worker Stand Up

        Ponoka, AB   |      November 04, 2019 12:00
         

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

        Full Time (Nights) Child Youth Care Worker Stand Up, Ponoka, AB

        Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

        Program overview:
        At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients, who range from 11-22 years of age, live in a group home, therapeutic setting. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable youth, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

        Position overview:
        This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the children/youth.


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        Full Time (Nights) Child Youth Care Worker Stand Up

        Red Deer   |      November 04, 2019 12:00
         

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

        Full Time (Nights) Child Youth Care Worker Stand Up – Red Deer, AB

        Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

        Program overview:
        At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients, who range from 13-18 years of age, live in a group home, therapeutic setting. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable youth, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

        Position overview:
        This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the children/youth.


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        Behavioural Health Consultant

        Edmonton   |      November 01, 2019 12:00
         
        Program Overview:
        A mix of scheduled and in the moment brief consultative appointments for assessment, behavioural treatment planning, recommendations and evidence based interventions. The BHC will work with patients of all ages from a biopsychosocial perspective at their current stage of change, all strategies will be based on brief interventions to improve self-management and focused on symptom reduction and improved functioning.
         
        Behavioural Health Consultants can also help the physician and patient navigate PCN or other formal and informal external connection options when necessary.

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        Mental Health Practitioner

        Edmonton   |      November 01, 2019 12:00
         

        Program Overview:

        Our Mental Health Practitioners provide respectful patient-focused care, by conducting mental health initial assessments and assisting patients in the creation of a collaboratively formulated treatment plan.  Assisting patients to navigate through and access appropriate community based mental health services/programs.

        Additionally, MH Practitioners facilitate psycho-educational classes and treatment groups. MH Practitioners support patient care with appropriate follow-up, interim care, and short term therapy in cases deemed appropriate.

        Days/Hours of work: 5 days, 2 evenings (11:45a.m. – 8:00p.m.)
        Report to: Mental Health Team Lead
        Salary Range: Will be negotiated based on experience
        FTE: 1.0 FTE (full-time, contract)
        Start Date: As soon as possible



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        Permanent Full-Time Crisis Intervention Worker

        Camrose   |      November 01, 2019 12:00
         

        The crisis intervention worker has a firm understanding and knowledge of the impacts of family violence and homelessness on women and children. They are required to work shifts on a rotational basis, including weekends and overnights. Candidates are equipped with skills used to assess crisis calls, provide referrals and advocacy, basic empowerment counseling, promote life skills, and group facilitation, along with meal preparation, house cleaning and light maintenance. This position is 40 hours/week.


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        Supervisor – Regional Services

        Whitehorse   |      November 01, 2019 12:00
         
        Family and Children’s Services Branch is looking for individuals who are motivated and energetic, and have strong supervisory skills in combination with extensive child welfare knowledge and experience.

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        Full Time Child Youth Care Worker – Ponoka, AB

        Ponoka, AB   |      November 01, 2019 12:00
         

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

        Full Time Child Youth Care Worker – Ponoka, AB

        Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

        Program overview:
        At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients, who range from 11-22 years of age, live in a group home, therapeutic setting. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable youth, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

        Position overview:
        This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the youth.


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        Full Time Shift Leader (Child Youth Care Worker) - Ponoka

        Ponoka, AB   |      November 01, 2019 12:00
         

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

        Full Time Shift Leader (Child Youth Care Worker) - Ponoka

        Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

        Program overview:
        At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric difficulties (including FASD and mental health concerns). Our clients, who range from 11-22 years of age, live in a group home, therapeutic setting. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable youth, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

        Position overview:
        This position ensures that the therapeutic and social environment is safe and secure so that individual service plans are developed, followed and meet the individual needs of the youth and their families. As a primary care provider, the position is relied on to continuously evaluate individual service plans, monitor and record behaviors, oversee and arrange for daily activities and provide input to the service team based on observations and direct interaction with the youth. This position will be overseeing two 4 bed programs (located side by side), one program has clients ranging from 11 to 14 years of age and the other program from 17 to 22 years of age.


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        Mental Health Therapist

        Edmonton   |      October 31, 2019 12:00
         
        As the Mental Health Therapist - Generalist, you will provide service delivery in two of our beautiful northwestern communities. The Fort Vermillion St. Theresa General Hospital overlooks the beautiful Peace River Valley and provides acute, continuing care and 24-hour emergency services.

        Annual community events include a winter carnival, outdoor rodeo and River Daze. The Northern Lights shows of aurora borealis in this region can number about 300 per year. Colors of red, blue, green, and yellow flow across these magical skies and are particularly prominent during the clear nights of winter. Just a short 30 minute drive takes you to the hamlet of La Crete which offers all the amenities of a modern town to its population of 3,500 residents with the surrounding area totaling approximately 8,000 people.

        Come to northern Alberta, where the people are warm, you can expand your horizons, and experience the beauty of the North. If nothing feels better than making a difference in the lives of families in your own community, this is the opportunity for you. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Northern Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $6,300. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

        Permanent and temporary employees working in excess of one (1) year whose work sites are above the 57th parallel are also eligible to receive an annual reimbursement of personal travel expenses to an annual maximum of $1,235. Eligible employees will be reimbursed for the cost of one (1) round trip, per calendar year, to any destination within Alberta. Travel must originate from a community above the 57th parallel to any destination within Alberta and cannot be carried over.

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        Transitional Support Coordinator - Youth Housing Program

        Edmonton   |      October 29, 2019 12:00
         

        Are you passionate in working with youth (ages 14-17) and helping them discover their pathway towards adulthood? Do you identify as creative, collaborative, innovative and ready to motivate youth in getting involved in community activities? The Transitional Support Coordinator focuses on building relationships with youth and exploring their interests through non-judgmental, harm reduction, trauma informed and strength based approaches. 
        With your strong organization and resource skills, you will play a key role in building a safe and supportive environment for the youth that promotes collaboration and innovation while ensuring the needs of youth are met. You will support your team members with regular supervisory sessions including: coaching, check-ins, performance reviews and development plans to assist in their personal and professional growth! 

        Hours: Tuesday to Friday - 2:30pm to 11:30pm and Saturday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm; participation in on-call rotation depending on youth needs. 

        Why Join Our Team       

        • Inspire youth with community resources to feel empowered through all facets of life.
        • Be part of a fun and dynamic double staffed team that supports youth in having a voice in the choices they make.
        • Robust benefit program, RRSP contributions, 4 weeks’ vacation, EAP and other work related benefits.
        • In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your leadership role.  

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        Shared Care Mental Health Program Manager

        Calgary   |      October 29, 2019 12:00
         
        The Shared Care Mental Health Program Manager is responsible for the operational success of the Shared Care Mental Health (SCMH) program through team management, program delivery, quality improvement and outcome measurement. This position requires a passion for providing the highest quality care, a commitment to developing a compassionate and professional team, and a high degree of professional knowledge in mental health treatment and support services. This position must be committed to provide a continuous sh ared care model. The Program Manager will oversee the SCMH team who provide services to individuals who are struggling with mental illness, active addictions, poverty and/or homelessness. The Program Manager is also a member of the Health Management Team and will work collaboratively with leadership to ensure that program goals and objectives are aligned with the organizational goals and strategic plan.

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        Wellness Manager - Young Adult Transitional Housing

        Edmonton   |      October 29, 2019 12:00
         

        Are you organized, collaborative and a wellness champion that is passionate about building relationships with people? Do you have an understanding of challenges that young adults ages 16-25 could be experiencing and want to support them with their journey towards adulthood? 

        You will use your knowledge of harm reduction, mental health, self-care and other forms of wellness to support residents who due to histories of trauma, related mental illness and addictions require enhanced levels of housing support. The Wellness Manager is an opportunity for a grounded leader who has experience planning and supporting wellness goals with residents through a holistic lens of incorporating aspects of mental, spiritual, physical and emotional well-being. You will create and foster a safe space for residents and supervise a team of wellness coaches to encourage a support in-house community! 

        Hours: Full-time: Monday to Friday: 2:00pm to 10:00pm with potential weekend work and on-call responsibilities based on young adult needs.  

        Why Join Our Team       

        • Empower residents to explore their own personal wellness interests and goals.
        • In-house collaborative training opportunities and supervisory coaching sessions to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role and duties as a leader.  
        • Support a team of like-minded individuals through observation, the recognition of successes and building upon their professional capacities.
        • Robust benefit program, RRSP contributions, 4 weeks’ vacation, EAP and other work related benefits.

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          Child Protection Worker

          Chetwynd   |      October 28, 2019 12:00
           

          BC Public Service

          Ministry of Children and Family Development

          Chetwynd

          Child Protection Worker

          Share your passion for improving the lives of BC children and youth

          Salary $55,396.19 - $72,937.86 annually (Growth)


          3 positions are currently available in Chetwynd. This is an ongoing posting without scheduled closing date. This location is currently eligible for a retention incentive which is available to all regular permanent Social Program Officers residing in Hard To Recruit (HTR) designated communities across the province.


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          Life Skills Coordinator - Transitional Housing (Bears Den)

          Edmonton   |      October 25, 2019 12:00
           

          Do you have a knack for making a house feel like a home and take pride in drafting checklists to accomplish day to day household tasks? Do you identify as an organized and detailed problem-solver that effectively multi-tasks by using your in-depth technical knowledge of managing a household? The Life Skills Coordinator role could be the next step in your career if you identify as being a culinary mastermind and have a willingness to share your household organizational secrets!

          You will create a safe home environment for up to 5 residents (who due to past histories of trauma and related mental illness and additions require enhanced levels of housing support) through utilizing non-judgmental, harm reduction and trauma informed approaches. Through using a holistic approach that incorporates natural law, you will focus on: modelling meaningful daily activity, cooking delicious meals, discovering residents’ own skills and knowledge, and initiating opportunities to guide residents with basic skills needed to maintain a safe and clean environment.

          Hours: Full-time: 4 shifts on 4 shifts off: 8:00am to 5:00pm

          Why Join Our Team       

          • Empower people through meaningful opportunities and positively impact those we walk alongside.
          • In-house collaborative training opportunities and supervisory coaching sessions to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role and duties.
          • Robust benefit program, RRSP contributions, 3 weeks’ vacation, EAP and other work related benefits.
          • Connect with a variety of stakeholders - team members, residents, general public and community members to build and model positive neighbor relations.

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                Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician

                Surrey   |      October 25, 2019 12:00
                 

                BC Public Service

                Ministry of Children and Family Development, Surrey

                Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician

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

                Salary $65,884.61 - $75,147.62 annually
                There are currently 5 full time permanent vacancies. This position is also posted as a Nurse7 here: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/64989


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                School Counsellor - High School

                Maskwacis   |      October 24, 2019 12:00
                 

                Maskwacis Education Schools Commission 

                The Maskwacis Education Schools Commission (MESC) is the school authority in Maskwacis, Alberta. Its 11 schools serve approximately 2200 students from Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation and Samson Cree Nation. 

                MESC schools offer a strong balance between local Nehiyaw (Cree) core values according to the Maskwacis Declaration on Education and provincial academics as outlined in Alberta Education Programs of Study.  

                Maskwacis is located between Wetaskiwin and Ponoka on Highway 2A, approximately 60 minutes south of Edmonton and 60 minutes north of Red Deer. 10 of the 11 schools are located in Maskwacis proper, with one school located at Mameo Beach near Pigeon Lake, Alberta. 

                Position

                MESC invites applications for the following position(s): 

                2019.SCCN.04.NISE Nipisihkopahk Secondary School

                Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Probationary School Counsellor Position at Nipisihkopahk Secondary School. 

                This position is a very dynamic, fast-paced role within the school environment, working in prevention, intervention, and crisis response.  


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                Resilience and Cultural Support Specialist

                Edmonton   |      October 24, 2019 12:00
                 
                Boyle McCauley Health Centre's Pathways to Housing Program is seeking a Registered Social Worker to join our Assertive Community Treatment Team and to work with our Clients as they address grief and trauma, build resilience and wellness, and connect to cultural supports.

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