Catholic Social Services Job Posting – Coaching Families

Community Worker

Competition # 12-004R

This is a full-time position for 40 hours per week.

As a Community Worker, you work in a team setting to provide mentoring and support to caregivers raising children affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in the Edmonton area. Using your knowledge of FASD and ability to assess families’ needs as well as your awareness of community programs, you link families to the resources they need to be successful. Mentors also assist families to access tools and strategies, access services for diagnosis where required and/or appropriate, and assist families in the adjustment in living with children affected by FASD, in order to decrease the risk of secondary disabilities.

Your Degree/Diploma in Social Services (or equivalent) combined with two years experience working in the Social Services field has prepared youth for this challenging and rewarding role. Knowledge of the youth justice system, an understanding of the correctional environment, fetal alcohol Spectrum Disorder, family stresses, grief and loss, addictions and community-based services make you an ideal candidate. A vehicle and valid Driver’s License are required for these rewarding opportunities.

 

Location: Edmonton

 

We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment.

 

Police Information Check, Intervention Record Check and/or summary of driving record are conditions of employment and the financial responsibility of the candidate.

 

Please send resume, quoting the competition number 12-004R before February 15, 2012 to:

Catholic Social Services

Human Resources

8815-99 Street

Edmonton, AB

Fax: (780) 439-3154

www.catholicsocialservices.ab.ca

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