EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

 

Youth Program Facilitator –Sirius Girls (HR147)

 

Calgary Family Services is currently seeking a determined, energetic and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for working together with girls, families and community allies to build healthier, more connected communities where girls and women thrive.

 

As the Program Facilitator for Sirius you will work as a member of a team in partnership with a co-facilitator, the participants, school staff, volunteers, service providers, agency partners, the Women’s Leadership Council, and the United Way.  You will be helping girls develop into strong capable young women by fostering  the resiliency and confidence of the participants; supporting the development of important life skills through encouraging, knowledge sharing and helping the girls to nurture healthy relationships and community connections  while creating space for action with women leaders in the community. 

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Community Connector –Sirius Girls (HR146)

 

Calgary Family Services is currently seeking a determined, energetic and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for working together with girls, families and community allies to build healthier, more connected communities where girls and women thrive.

 

As the Community Connector for Sirius you will work as a member of a team in partnership with a co-facilitator, the participants, school staff, volunteers, service providers, agency partners, the Women’s Leadership Council and the United Way.  A key aspect of this role will be engaging women leaders to become allies in service learning projects with youth participants; which will include nurturing healthy relationships, problem solving with youth and their allies and creating space for action.  As a pilot project this will require ingenuity and creativity in identification of possibilities for engagement of women leaders, the recruitment and establishment of supports that will foster the development of relationship between women allies and program participants as well as the facilitation of project activities to successful goal completion.    In addition, this role will assist in the co-facilitation of after school youth groups focused upon building resiliency, confidence, life skills through encouraging awareness, knowledge sharing and helping the girls to nurture healthy relationships and community connections.

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We are currently recruiting for a clinical position that will do assessment, brief intervention and caregiver support on an outreach basis to support children and youth and their caregivers

 

Applicants please quote: HR145

 

Calgary Family Services works to support the care of children and youth who have been removed and placed in care to maintain connections with family, to stabilize while in care and to assist with the planning for permanent options in the future.

 

This Clinical position will work in conjunction with Children’s Services and in the homes with the kinship and foster caregivers to ensure that the special needs of the child are met.   The clinician will gather assessment information and provide trauma assessment, mental health support, advocacy, case management, brief counselling, and collaboration with school and community partners. Experience working with Children’s Services and with children who have experienced changes in caregivers is a definite asset. Knowledge of research in the areas of neuroscience, attachment, trauma, mental health, loss and resiliency is required. The ability to work creatively and adaptively with children and caregivers, case managers and professional, biological, kinship and foster care families  is required. A background in high conflict family situations, trauma, grief and loss, transitioning and resiliency is essential.  Additional on-going training is available to the successful candidate.

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Social Worker – Elder Abuse Prevention & Support (HR144)

The Elder Abuse Response Team is a collaboration among Calgary Family Services, Calgary Police Service and the Kerby Centre. The team provides specialized supports to victims of abuse, their families and others concerned about Elder Abuse. Direct support and intervention are currently available in cases where criminal charges may be laid. We are looking for a temporary hourly flexible social worker to develop the team’s capacity for non-criminal response by:

    • supporting victims and community members with consultation
    • safety planning
    • home visitation in partnership with other social workers or with nurse
    • referral
    • supportive counselling directly related to witnessing or being the subject of elder abuse.

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    Practice Supervisor, Family, Adolescent and Community Team (HR143)

    As part of a multi-disciplinary team the Practice Supervisor plays a crucial role in the delivery of programs and services to the citizens of Calgary.  Working closely with the Program Manager, the Practice Supervisor has an important role in the leadership and management of the Family, Adolescent and Community Team.  With the assistance of the Program Manager, they implement program initiatives and changes to ensure that service delivery is effective and that service targets are achieved.

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