EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

 

Youth Program Facilitator - Starburst Program (HR159)

Calgary Family Services is currently seeking an energetic and enthusiastic individual who have a passion for working with adolescent girls in the school and community.

 

The Starburst program is an innovative multi-faceted program for junior high girls, engaging them in an ongoing basis over a three year period.  The program includes group psycho-educational programming during school time, after school recreation sessions, family engagement, and group volunteering, mentoring and individual support.  The program operates year round and provides activities on some school breaks and weekends.  The program is supported through the collaborative effort of many community services.

 

In this position, you will actively plan, coordinate and deliver psycho-educational programming, recreational programming and outreach connections with youth and their families.  You will participate in supervisory meetings, team meetings, program planning sessions and in-service training opportunities to ensure effective delivery of this innovation program. 

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Counsellor - Family, Adolescent and Community Team (HR158)

Our strength is our people, who together with their diverse backgrounds create a workplace where excellence is valued and the atmosphere is both collaborative and forward-moving. Presently we are looking for skilled counsellors to engage children, youth, and families in creating change in their lives and communities. 

 

As a member of the Family, Adolescent and Community Team, you will engage with children, youth, couples and families in a client-directed way, in the context of their community.  These positions will be focused upon family systems interventions as well as group modalities.  Flexibility, an ability to engage and work within the community, an interest in working with family structures, as well as being skilled in, or a willingness to be trained in, evidenced-based practices are  necessities.   An understanding of attachment, social emotional learning and mindfulness are assets.   Evening work of two evenings per week as well as flexible schedule is expected.

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Counsellor, Older Adult Team (HR157)

The purpose of this position is to provide direct short-term counselling services to older adult clients, facilitate periodic short-term psycho-educational groups, and support the work of the team.
The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about the developmental, therapeutic and practical challenges to citizens aging in Alberta and will welcome a dynamic and innovative team work environment.

 

The Older Adult Team’s purpose is to enhance the quality of life of older Calgarians and support integrated communities that value elders. The Counselling program provides short-term direct counselling (one-on-one, couples, or families as appropriate), occasional therapeutic and psycho-educational groups, and has been developing specialized expertise in hoarding and elder abuse for the past three years.

 

On our team, we strive to welcome and support the whole person. This position offers a high degree of flexibility in scheduling, in an effort to support you in balancing your life with client and program needs.

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Senior Support Worker (HR154)

The Senior Support Worker plays an important role in delivery of in-home support services to the Older Adults of Calgary. To help older adults maintain their independence in their home, the Senior Support Program provides assistance with routine household activities, including homemaking, laundry and light meal preparation, companion care, respite care and shopping.  The Senior Support Worker acts as the “eyes and ears” for many clients and when necessary, communicates the change in needs of the client to their Supervisor. With the assistance of a Senior Support Worker, many older adults can maintain their independence and “age in place” longer.

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Francophone Schools Connector (HR153)

The primary goal of the Family Connector is to assist, and build the capacity of, schools in the Francophone School Board by connecting students and their families to community resources through referral and outreach services both in English and French.

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