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Youth Worker

Calgary   |      July 20, 2018 12:00
 

Enviros is a charitable, non-profit community committed to enhancing the quality of family life in Alberta.  We engage children, youth, adults and families in experientially based opportunities so they learn and develop skills that foster independence.  Enviros addresses a broad range of societal needs ranging from programs for young offenders; family support services, emergency foster care, and helping young adults become successfully independent.  Enviros opens minds as well as doors, promoting social responsibility through personal action, interaction and accountability.



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Roots and Wings Worker (2 Positions) - Competition #1323

Edmonton   |      July 18, 2018 12:00
 

The Family Centre is looking candidates who are interested in challenging opportunity, frontline social work, providing support to families. Outcome of the Roots and Wings interventions are that families improve their level of functioning as demonstrated through resiliency growth. 
Caregivers provide a safe, supportive environment for their children, reducing risk factors and enhancing family protective factors, which will improve their child’s learning potential. 
Caregivers improve connection to each other, their extended family and peer supports, work places, and their communities. 
Caregivers become positive actors within their school and community, encouraging children in school attendance, academic achievement, and social and community involvement.  Children in families see themselves as having potential for future success; and demonstrate a reduction in high risk behaviors, and increase in positive behaviors and development of positive goals. 
The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.



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Youth & Family Counsellor I or II

Red Deer   |      July 18, 2018 12:00
 

The Youth & 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, and is a contributing member of a team providing service to young people and families within a structured setting.



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Youth Counsellor I or II (Relief)

Red Deer   |      July 18, 2018 12:00
 

The Youth 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, and is a contributing member of a team providing service to young people.



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Team Leader - Family Support Network

Calgary, AB   |      July 18, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

We are currently seeking a Team Leader for Family Support Network, which provides services for families with child protection concerns. In partnership with Children’s Services, this program offers outcomes-based approaches to intervention.

This position reports to the Program Manager of 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.

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



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Family Support Worker (Family Ties)

Grande Prairie   |      July 18, 2018 12:00
 

Grande Prairie YMCA

Has the following full time salaried position available:

Family Support Worker (Family Ties)                                
Ref # FSW_GP

The YMCA is a charitable, mission-based organization dedicated to the development of thousands of people in spirit, mind, and body. The YMCA of Northern Alberta is seeking motivated individuals that will deliver direct service in the Family Ties Program. Family Ties provides early intervention support to families who are at-risk of involvement with Child and Family Services. The program provides support to all families in the community, but focuses on families with children and youth 6 years of age and older. The individual will assess the personal and social needs of the family, and provide parent education, supportive counselling, and life skill education. At all times this individual will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills with vulnerable populations who face personal and socioeconomic challenges.

Salary: Salary will commensurate with experience and education

Working a 37.5-hour work week with a comprehensive benefit package that includes: medical benefits that include health and dental, pension plan with matching employer contribution, and more.

Applications will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.



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Community-Based Mental Health Therapists (Multiple Contract Positions) - Competition # 1321

Edmonton   |      July 17, 2018 12:00
 

Community-Based Mental Health Therapists are part of an integrated service delivery team. They work in the community to increase access to mental health services to people in the neighbourhoods where they live.

They work collaboratively with other service providers in a “Circle of Support” model for children and their families. Developing relationships with hard to reach parents and caregivers to remove barriers for those needing service is an important part of this work.

At The Family Centre Therapists provide services to a wide range of clients. Services include Individual, Couple, Family and Group Therapy; Substance Abuse Assessments; Critical Incident Response; Coaching; Psycho-Educational Workshops; and other related duties.

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Social Worker - Community Development

Edmonton   |      July 17, 2018 12:00
 

Community Development Social Workers work with communities across the City to enhance quality of life, while working with diverse partners to improve social inclusion and increase economic participation with the citizens of Edmonton.

In this dynamic and challenging position, you will support system navigation to assist communities to achieve identified goals and aspirations and work systemically to reduce barriers and improve livability for citizens.

As a Community Development Social Worker, you will:

  • Develop partnerships and relationships with citizens, volunteers and community groups, associations, institutions and other organizations to form active community networks to support community initiatives and increase economic participation and inclusion
  • Engage citizens and community groups to identify and address community issues and assist citizens to plan, develop and evaluate community actions and design innovative approaches to meet their needs
  • Provide organizational development and support for emerging and existing community groups
  • Use a project management framework to plan and oversee initiatives to ensure partners are engaged, roles are clear and work is completed in a timely way to meet community needs
  • Continually assess progress and adjust actions to maximize effectiveness of strategies and tactics to support community building and achieve City goals and objectives
  • Document work, evaluate, and share final outcomes and learnings with the team, Section, Branch, Department and Council as appropriate
  • Represent the City of Edmonton on community committees, chair or co-chair committees and working groups as required
  • Foster partnerships that integrate and leverage community resources to enhance availability of resources in order to advance solutions to identified community issues
  • Prepare briefing notes, letters and articles related to community development work and projects/initiatives
  • Utilize effective time management skills while working in a dynamic environment with multiple priorities and deadlines
Apply online: https://recruitment.edmonton.ca/job/CITYA000C2393/Social-Worker-Community-Development

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Caseworker

Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Blairmore, Taber, Brooks, Fort Macleod   |      July 17, 2018 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

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.

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

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Part time Follow Up Coordinator Seniors Safe House

Edmonton   |      July 17, 2018 12:00
 

Sage Seniors Association

Part-time Follow up Coordinator 

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

This position is responsible for providing follow up services to seniors recently discharged from the Sage Seniors’ Safe House program. This includes assessing needs, providing information and support and client advocacy while assisting them in becoming familiar and safe in their new community.

For a complete job description, please visit our website: www.MySage.ca



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Roots and Wings Worker (Part-Time) - Competition # 1322

Edmonton   |      July 17, 2018 12:00
 

The Family Centre is looking candidates who are interested in challenging opportunity, frontline social work, providing support to families. Outcome of the Roots and Wings interventions are that families improve their level of functioning as demonstrated through resiliency growth.  Caregivers provide a safe, supportive environment for their children, reducing risk factors and enhancing family protective factors, which will improve their child’s learning potential.  Caregivers improve connection to each other, their extended family and peer supports, work places, and their communities.  Caregivers become positive actors within their school and community, encouraging children in school attendance, academic achievement, and social and community involvement.  Children in families see themselves as having potential for future success; and demonstrate a reduction in high risk behaviors, and increase in positive behaviors and development of positive goals.  The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.



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Client Services Worker - ARP

Calgary   |      July 16, 2018 12:00
 

Here's what we have to offer you:

  • Rewarding work where you know you are making a difference to the lives of people in the community
  • Being part of an international organization doing important work worldwide
  • Benefits: health and dental benefits, employer RRSP contributions (matching not required), time off allowance, Employee Assistance Program

Regular Full time 40 hours per week (Must be able work evening and night shifts)

Please include competition number ARP042718 in the subject line of your application.

View our website to learn more about this and other programs we offer: www.salvationarmycalgary.org/residential.html

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.



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Resource Specialist

Calgary   |      July 16, 2018 12:00
 

Men’s Residential Services Program ensuring strategic, operational, business and implementation planning for safe, effective, and efficient provision of faith focused services.

Here's what we have to offer you:

  • Rewarding work where you know you are making a difference to the lives of men in the community
  • Being part of an international organization doing important work worldwide
  • Benefits: health and dental benefits, employer RRSP contributions (matching not required), time off allowance, Employee Assistance Program.

Regular Full Time - 40 hours per week

Please include Competition #: MRS051718 in the subject line of your application.

View our website to learn more about this and other programs we offer: www.salvationarmycalgary.org/residential.html

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.



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Crisis Counsellor, Centre for Refugee Resilience

Calgary   |      July 16, 2018 12:00
 

Name of Position: Crisis Counsellor (Adults), Centre for Refugee Resilience (0.4 FTE)

Division:                Community Development and Integration Services         

Responsible to:     CDIS Manager and Centre for Refugee Resilience Team Lead

Functional Statement:

The Crisis Counsellor acts as an integral team member in building resilience with refugees and immigrants who have experienced trauma, through coordinated community, social, and mental health support.



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Programs Manager

MEDICINE HAT   |      July 16, 2018 12:00
 

McMan Youth, Family and Community Association

Full-Time position working with multiple programs, different agencies and organizations within the city of Medicine Hat


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Client Services Worker (Night Shift)

Calgary   |      July 16, 2018 12:00
 

Here's what we have to offer you:

  • Rewarding work where you know you are making a difference to the lives of people in the community
  • Being part of an international organization doing important work worldwide
  • Benefits: health and dental benefits, employer RRSP contributions (matching not required), time off allowance, Employee Assistance Progra

Full Time – 32 hours per week (Friday to Monday from 11:00 pm to 7:30 am)

Please include competition number WISH061518(N) in the subject line of your application.

View our website to learn more about this and other programs we offer: www.salvationarmycalgary.org/residential.html

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.



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Family Violence Intake Specialist

Edmonton   |      July 14, 2018 12:00
 

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



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Full Time Child Youth Care Worker – Wetaskiwin, AB

Edmonton, AB   |      July 13, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

Program overview: At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to 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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Community Liaison/Recreation Worker

Edmonton   |      July 13, 2018 12:00
 

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited, community based not for profit crime prevention agency that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949. Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.

Journey Home is a new program for individuals that have been given a Not Criminally Responsible Disposition (NCR). Staff onsite provide supervision and support in a safe, stable environment to help residents gradually re-adjust to the community after living in a secure hospital setting.

101st Street Apartments is a Community Based Residential Treatment Facility providing service to adult males under the authority of the Parole Board Canada. These individuals have been deemed a higher risk, higher need, have various psychiatric diagnosis and/or physical disabilities.

Independence Apartments is a Community Based Residential Facility providing service to adult males under the authority of the Parole Board Canada. At both 101 and IA, the goal is to aid in the transition between incarceration and community living.

As a Community Liaison/Recreation Worker, you will be responsible for outings, activities, assisting residents with getting to appointments and teaching basic living skills.

The position will be 40 hours a week and you will be required to work some evenings. The position will commence as soon as the appropriate candidate is found.

Safety and harmony in our community



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Site Manager - Permanent Supported Housing

Edmonton   |      July 12, 2018 12:00
 

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

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



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Success Coach (Arabic Speaking) - Competition #1319

Edmonton   |      July 12, 2018 12:00
 

The Family Centre is currently hiring energetic individuals interested in working with children as a Success Coach.  The outcomes of the Success Coach Interventions are that students become positively engaged with the Coach and their schools, become positive actors within the school community, attend school, begin to succeed academically, reduce high risk behaviors, increase positive behaviors, develop positive goals, and begin to see themselves as having the potential for future success. The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.



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Director, Community Programs and Services

Edmonton   |      July 12, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

Currently, Bissell Centre is looking for the right individual to fill the position of Director, Community Programs and Services.  This position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of several of Bissell Centre’s Programs and Services.  The position, in collaboration with the Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for program grants, outputs, outcomes, financials, evaluation and program development. The Director works collaboratively with other agency directors, program managers, agency staff and community organizations to develop and nurture linkages in order to facilitate the achievement of Bissell Centre's mandates. This position provides oversight to a variety of programs including child care, family support services, mental health, victims services, FASD support services and a permanent supportive housing program. This position will also play a key role in an expansion of Bissell Centre’s child care program.



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Success Coach (1 Year Term) - Competition #1320

Edmonton   |      July 12, 2018 12:00
 

The Family Centre is currently hiring energetic individuals interested in working with children as a Success Coach. The outcomes of the Success Coach Interventions are that students become positively engaged with the Coach and their schools, become positive actors within the school community, attend school, begin to succeed academically, reduce high risk behaviors, increase positive behaviors, develop positive goals, and begin to see themselves as having the potential for future success. The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.

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Professional Practice Leader, Social Work

Vancouver   |      July 11, 2018 12:00
 

Heartwood is a residential treatment centre for women (including transgender women) who are BC residents aged 19 or older with substance dependence.  

 

Job Summary

 

In conjunction with designated management and other team members at Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction, the Professional Practice Leader, Social Work participates in the planning and coordination of Social Work services, practice standards, goals and objectives, and collaborates on various staffing and quality control issues. Provides leadership, direction and guidance on areas related to research and education, practice teaching and fieldwork experience for Social Work students. As required, provides Social Work assessment and treatment.



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Assistant Supervisor

Medicine Hat   |      July 11, 2018 12:00
 

McMan Youth, Family & Community Association is seeking an energetic person who is passionate about working with youth and families to be Assistant Supervisor for Outreach Programs.



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Counsellor, Health and Wellness, Olds College Campus

Olds   |      July 11, 2018 12:00
 

Olds College, located in Olds Alberta, seeks a psychologist or counsellor to provide services to Post Secondary students. This position is a contract position, working approximately 16 hours per week, preferably evenings, from September 2018 to April 2019, with a possibility of extension.  Additional hours may be available during peak times and/or vacation coverage.   



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Part Time Youth Worker

Edmonton   |      July 11, 2018 12:00
 

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited, community based not for profit crime prevention agency that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949. Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.

The Bridges Treatment Program at Howard House is an 8 bed community based treatment facility for male young offenders in Alberta who are serving sentences. Part-Time Youth Workers are part of a multidisciplinary treatment team that provides counselling services to support young male offenders who are struggling with mental health and addictions issues. Overseeing the routines of all eight youth in the program, Youth Workers interact and mentor to assist youth in achieving their treatment goals.

This position requires the successful candidate to work shifts that are primarily weekends and holidays. Shift times are 7:00am – 3:00pm, 3:00pm – 11:00pm, and 11:00pm – 7:00am.

Safety and harmony in our community



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Early Intervention Family Service Specialist - High Prairie

High Prairie, AB   |      July 10, 2018 12:00
 

Early Intervention Family Service Specialist - High Prairie

 

Job Number: J0718-0217
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
City: High Prairie, Alberta
Scheduled Hours:  Position is 40 hours a week - 8 hours per day but must be flexible in order to accommodate home visits, supervised visits, and travel.

Closing Date: July 23, 2018

Hiring Manager: Sharon Irving-Brown - Lead Practice Specialist

Compensation: $27.00 - $31.00/Hour

 

The Program

Caring for the child, caring for the family.

We are currently recruiting an Early Intervention Family Support Worker who works directly with families, youth and children in High Prairie, AB and the surrounding community. Working as the primary caseworker, they will counsel and provide therapeutic interventions under the Collaborative Service Delivery model, by coordinating family care teams to provide support and ensure best outcomes for families. Our program structure is one that our staff will become the compass point for the family and others involved in the case. The schedule is flexible. Evening and weekend work is required to accommodate families’ schedules.

With a population of 2,827 people, High Prairie, Alberta is the "Gateway to the Mighty Peace Country", located approximately 100 km southeast of Peace River. It is within close proximity to two Provincial Parks, that boast first class sandy beaches, world class open water fishing, camping and bird watching.

The Position

The Early Intervention Family Service Specialist is responsible for facilitating planned interventions and services aimed at strengthening and preserving families by providing home-based, family-centered services to promote the protection and well-being of children in their homes, as well as support and educate parents toward improvements in their parenting abilities. The Family Support Worker reports to the Program Manager.

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 during evenings & weekends is required in order to accommodate home visits and supervised visits when families are together & require the most support.

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



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Administrative Assistant

Edmonton   |      July 10, 2018 12:00
 

Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area is an organization that believes in the promise of all children.  Our team works with community volunteers, partners and other supporters to create safe environments for children to be between school and home and to provide caring mentoring relationships for children and youth. In 2018, we expect to support over 5,000 kids and their families through a variety of programs. 

Boys and Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area really is “a great place to be”.  In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a supportive work environment, excellent benefits package and rewarding career opportunities. 



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Full Time House Manager - Wetaskiwin, AB

Edmonton, AB   |      July 09, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

Program overview: At UP we provide ongoing group care treatment services and educational programs to 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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Gender-Based Violence Awareness Advisor - Volunteer in Peru

Calgary   |      July 09, 2018 12:00
 

City  Lima, Peru
Start Date Aug - Oct 2018 (flexible)
Length of Placement 12 Months
Language Requirements Spanish

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only




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Gender Advisor - Women's Rights - Volunteer in Peru

Calgary   |      July 09, 2018 12:00
 

City  Lima, Peru
Start Date Aug - Oct 2018 (flexible)
Length of Placement 12 Months
Language Requirements Spanish

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

 


The Volunteer's Role

We are looking for someone passionate about the defense of women's rights!

As a volunteer, you’ll be working with the Women's Affairs Office of the National    Ombudsman –an autonomous public institution that defends Peruvian's human rights– to support gender mainstreaming and training for its staff.

You will also apply your expertise providing technical assistance to the Women's Affairs Office on knowlegment management and dissemination of research findings to public institutions, civil society organizations and citizens.

This volunteer placement will be located out of the Ombudsman's office in Lima,  

Peru’s bustling and diverse capital, where you will work with a committed team of lawyers. It’s a great small-team environment, with plenty of opportunity to learn, as they relate to different sectors of public administration.

 



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Communications & Gender Specialist - Volunteer in Jamaica

Calgary   |      July 09, 2018 12:00
 

Location Kingston, Jamaica
Start Date Sep-Nov 2018 (flexible)
Length of Placement 12 Months
Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only


The Volunteer's Role

The purpose of this placement is to provide comprehensive communications support to Woman Inc to strengthen its advocacy against gender based violence and raise awareness to effect greater gender equality in Jamaican society.

Woman Inc is the only organization of its kind in Jamaica in its offerings of a Crisis Centre; a Crisis Shelter; a 24-hour Hotline aimed at providing assistance to victims of rape, incest, domestic crisis, sexual harassment at the workplace and domestic violence. Woman Inc is active in its campaign against gender based violence, however there is a need to showcase their activities and work. There is also a desire to be even more vocal on GBV issues in mainstream media & other outlets such as seminars & school visits.   Woman Inc wants to be an authoritative voice in the Jamaican landscape against Gender based violence. As a volunteer, you will support the team in developing a robust public relations and public education plan to achieve this mandate.



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Gender, Knowledge And Communication Advisor - Volunteer in Nigeria

Calgary   |      July 09, 2018 12:00
 

Location Calabar, Nigeria
Start Date Sep - Nov 2018 (flexible)
Length of Placement 12 Months
Language Requirements English

The volunteer will support the Centre for Health Works and Development (CHEDRES) to strengthen community structures in 18 rural communities.
As a result, the community structures will be better able to engage with the health care system regarding their needs.



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Maternal And Child Nutrition Advisor - Volunteer in Ethiopia

Calgary   |      July 09, 2018 12:00
 

City  Chiro, West Hararghe, Ethiopia
Start Date Sep - Nov 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement 9 Months
Language Requirements English
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

Due to funder restrictions, support for accompanying partners/dependents is not available for this placement.


The Volunteer's Role

The Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) project in Ethiopia is an initiative to address undernutrition in women of reproductive age and children under five years of age. GROW project is a partnership among CARE Canada, Cuso International and McGill University. In Ethiopia, the project will be implemented in East and West Hararghe Administrative Zones of Oromia Regional State and in Gewane and Argoba Special Woredas of Afar Regional States. The implementation of the project is led by CARE Ethiopia in close partnership with the Government of Ethiopia Ministry of Health, Regional Health Bureaus of Oromia and Afar Regional States. Cuso International Head Quarter and the Ethiopia Country Program Office will involve in deploying volunteers to strengthen the institutional and community nutrition capacity of the different sectors engaged in the implementation of GROW project in the respective targeted zonal and district administrative areas. The Volunteer's Role



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Housing & Community Support Coordinator

Red Deer   |      July 09, 2018 12:00
 

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)-Central Alberta is a not for profit organization with over 50 years of experience helping vulnerable people in our community.  We are a growing organization focused on forward thinking, community building, and changing the conversation around mental health.

The HomeLinks program provides intensive case management to support individuals who have experienced chronic homelessness.  The program will assist clients with finding and maintaining permanent housing with the aim of moving clients toward increasing self-sufficiency.



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Mental Health Therapist Provincial

Brooks, AB   |      July 09, 2018 12:00
 

Are you looking to grow your career in a unique work environment with an innovative organization? The Brooks Community Mental Health Clinic is seeking an experienced Mental Health Therapist to join their dynamic and collaborative inter-professional healthcare team. The community of Brooks is located in southeast Alberta on the Trans-Canada Highway, approximately 185 km southeast of Calgary and 100 km northwest of Medicine Hat. The community embraces the arts, offers many recreational activities and celebrates many annual community events. As a Mental Health Therapist in Brooks, you will have the opportunity to work to your full scope of clinical practice and expand on your experience while enjoying all that the community has to offer!

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Overnight Life Skills Coach - Beavers Den

Edmonton   |      July 09, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

Hours: 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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Team Leader - Exceptional Needs Program

Calgary   |      July 06, 2018 12:00
 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 



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Kinship Safewriter (Contract)

Calgary, AB   |      July 06, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

We are currently seeking 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.

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please visit us at www.woodshomes.ca for more information about our organization.



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Program Manager - Eastside Family Centre

Calgary, AB   |      July 06, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

We are currently seeking a Program Manager to support our Eastside Family Centre. The Eastside Family Centre is a place to come when you have troubles at home or need someone to talk to. Single-session counselling is no-cost and no appointment is necessary.

This program provides no-charge, walk-in, single-session counseling to individuals, couples, and families, and is located in northeast Calgary’s Northgate Mall; open Monday to Saturday. Services are for people experiencing emotional upset that may arise from a variety of situations ranging from parent/adolescent conflict and mental health concerns to domestic violence, financial stress and/or employment loss.

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.

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



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Program Supervisor - Community Resource Team

Calgary, AB   |      July 06, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

We are currently seeking a Program Supervisor to support our Community Resource Team (CRT) Program. The CRT Program provides 24 hour crisis phone support, text, live-chat, and a mobile crisis response team which serves families, individuals and the community by providing immediate and highly responsive crisis intervention services and connection to community support.

The Program Supervisor is responsible for the development, management and supervision of one designated department or program.

This position reports to the 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.

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



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School Support Counsellors

Calgary, AB   |      July 06, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This position reports to the Learning Centres Team Leaders.

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

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



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Chief of Client Services (Social Services) - Edmonton

Edmonton   |      July 06, 2018 12:00
 

Chief of Client Services (Social Services) - Edmonton

 

Job Number: J0718-0044
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
City: Edmonton, Alberta
Hours of Work Per Week: 40  Monday through Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

** Ability to travel within Alberta, British Columbia and Northern Ontario, as needed

Closing Date: July 22, 2018
Hiring Manager: Caroline Bonesky - Chief Executive Officer

 

The Program

Do you have the leadership qualities to support a highly committed and passionate workforce?

Can you create an environment that inspires human services workers to be the best they can be?

WJS Canada is a private, national social service agency that provides community-based services to children and families, persons with developmental disabilities and young offenders. Our team of over 600 support workers, social workers & behavioral therapists located in Alberta, BC & Ontario, work with with individuals, families and groups to foster positive life changes, build skills and the confidence/resiliency to face or overcome life's challenges.

The Position

Are you passionate about developing services that meet emerging needs across Canada?

WJS Canada has experienced significant growth over the past ten years and is looking to hire a Chief of Client Services to leverage this strong foundational work to further enhance and expand services in urban and remote communities in British Columbia, Alberta and Northern Ontario. This senior management role complements a team of skilled, experienced finance, HR and policy leaders already in place. This role will have responsibilities which span across all service streams in all communities.

The Chief of Client Services will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and the National Management Team to ensure that WJS assumes a leadership role in service excellence to enhance the quality of client care and employee satisfaction. This role will be the senior corporate representative in Alberta.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced professional who desires to make a difference. This professional will thrive on implementing a new service delivery framework, with quality enhancement projects.



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Team Lead - McCauley Group Homes

Edmonton   |      July 06, 2018 12:00
 

Are you a passionate individual who is interested in social justice, social change, innovation, and collaborative work? e4c’s permanent supported housing programs provide housing for people who are seeking stability, recovery and an overall better life. Our mission is to help individuals with mental illness achieve and maintain their highest level of personal growth and well-being with independence.

As a Team Lead, you will provide leadership for a team of Support Workers and provide key supports to residents as part of the service team at Our Place and Meadows Place. The homes are set up to support the people we serve who due to histories of trauma and related mental illness and addictions, need enhanced levels of housing support.



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Probationary School Counsellor

Maskwacîs   |      July 05, 2018 12:00
 

The Maskwacis Education Schools Commission (MESC) is the new amalgamated school authority in Maskwacis, Alberta. Its 11 schools serve approximately 2600 students from Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation and Samson Cree Nation.

With a renewed focus on Cree language and culture, 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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Domestic Violence Court Support Worker

Edmonton   |      July 05, 2018 12:00
 

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited community based crime prevention organization that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949.  Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.

The Domestic Violence Complainant Assistance Program (DVCAP) Domestic Violence Court Workers provide brief and ongoing support to complainants in Edmonton’s Domestic Violence Court.  DVCAP, a program of the Family Violence Prevention Centre provides: court preparation, orientation, and accompaniment, ongoing emotional support, risk assessment and safety planning, liaising with the crown prosecutor’s office and providing information on rights for the victim.

Conditions of Employment:

The hours of work are 8:00AM-4:30PM, Monday-Friday and the position is based out of Edmonton Law Courts.  
The anticipated start date will be September 4, 2018 and is a temporary position.


Safety and harmony in our community




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Make a difference: Join the CSS and CS Appeal Panels

Alberta   |      July 05, 2018 12:00
 

Do you believe Albertans should be treated fairly? Join the Community and Social Services and Children’s Services Appeal Panels.



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Community Space Worker / Mental Health Support Staff

Edmonton   |      July 04, 2018 12:00
 

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

Currently, Bissell Centre is looking for the right individual to fill a combined part-time Community Support Worker, part-time Mental Health Support Staff role in Bissell’s Community Centre. The Community Centre is a safe space for adults to access essential supports and services, build relationships, create community and participate in a wide range of recreation, arts, culture, life skills, and education programs. This position practices from a person-centered and harm reduction approach, employing anti-oppressive practices and community development theory to empower individuals to move from poverty to cultural, social and economic prosperity.



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Relief Care Worker - Women's Emergency Accommodation Centre (WEAC)

Edmonton   |      July 04, 2018 12:00
 

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

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

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

  • Morning Shift: 7am – 4pm
  • Evening Shift: 3pm – 12am
  • Overnight Shift: 11pm – 8am


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