Employment Opportunity: Skills Society

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Supporting the citizenship of people with disabilities

COMMUNITY SUPPORTS – OUTREACH

SKILLS is a progressive community-based agency which provides a range of supports to people with disabilities.

Due to an expansion of services, we are currently looking for 9 Community Support Workers II to join our team in Community Supports Outreach.

These are permanent full-time positions offering 40hrs/wk supporting people who live in Edmonton’s inner city neighbourhoods. There is some flexibility with hours and days worked depending on the support needs. The majority of hours will be Monday to Friday during the day, but some evening and or weekend hours are possible.

Successful applicants will have a combination of education and experience along with knowledge and background in community inclusion, person-centred planning and advocacy. Experience supporting individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and addictions is a must. Experience working in the inner city along with an ability to work independently and think on your feet would be definite assets.

A vehicle is required along with a Driver’s Abstract and adequate insurance. A current (within 6 months of date of issue) Criminal Record Check is also required.

Starting wage range is $21.00 to $23.64 per hour and is commensurate with education and experience.

Please forward resumes along with a covering letter, quoting ref. #OR18 to the Human Resources Manager.

Skills Society

#203, 10408 – 124 Street NW

Edmonton, AB  T5N 1R5

Fax: 780-482-6395

jobs@skillssociety.ca

www.skillssociety.ca

 

Employment Opportunity: Bissell Centre FASD Program Manager

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Programs Manager

Full Time • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum of Services

About Bissell Centre

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.

Job Summary

Bissell Centre is looking for a qualified Manager of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Programs, who is responsible for the development, implementation, administration and evaluation of all FASD programs including Adult Advocate, Parent/Child Advocate, FASD Navigator, Community Education and FASD Permanent Supportive Housing Program (Hope Terrace). This permanent, full time position reports to the Director, Community Programs and Services.

Duties and Responsibilities

Program Delivery

  • Monitor and evaluate program delivery and quality on an on-going basis
  • Ensure compliance with funder requirements, including reporting of outputs and outcomes
  • Ensure program participants and staff have the opportunity to provide input into programs
  • Assist Director of Community Programs and Services to develop and implement an annual operational plan including goals, objectives and timelines
  • Coordinate FASD services with internal and external programs
  • Contribute to an interdependent organizational culture. Take an interest in, and contribute to, colleagues’ efforts horizontally in other departments. Lead staff with an expectation of inclusiveness and collaboration within the larger organization.
  • Represent the program or agency on relevant inter-agency coalitions, partnerships and collaborations (e.g. EFAN, Homeward Trust)
  • Ensure knowledge of FASD is current and keep up-to-date on new developments in the field
  • Coordinate and/or assist with developing proposals for new funding sources
  • Assist Team Leads in the coordination of student placements in programs
  • Communicate information about all aspects of program activity to ensure the Director, Community Programs and Services is well informed of developments within the program

Supervisory

  • Recruitment, hiring, orientation, training and day-to-day supervision of all direct report staff
  • Review, approve and submit staff time sheets and expenses
  • Approve and monitor staff overtime, health maintenance and vacation leaves
  • Assist Team Leads in the facilitation of regular staff meetings to inform, plan, direct and hear staff concerns
  • Schedule and supervise bi-weekly supervision meetings with all staff to ensure they meet their targeted goals, program delivery and submission of reports within the set timeframe and guideline
  • Complete probationary evaluations and annual performance reviews of all staff
  • Attend and participate in bi-weekly supervision meetings with the Director, Community Programs and Services

Financial

  • Develop, implement and monitor an annual program budget in cooperation with the Director, Community Programs and Services
  • Monitor, approve and submit receipts for program expenditures

General and Administrative

  • Assist Team Leads to ensure accurate case management notes, written file notes, program information, statistics and critical incident reports are completed for all program streams
  • Update job descriptions, program operating policies and procedures as required
  • Submit quarterly and annual program reports inclusive of outputs, outcomes, program highlights, stories and quality improvement initiatives
  • Attend Management Team meetings to address organizational issues and collaborate on organizational initiatives
  • Attend meetings as required by funders

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Degree in a related field or a combination of experience, skills and training will be considered
  • Minimum of three years supervisory experience
  • Extensive relevant employment experience including program development, case management, case supervision, evaluation and supervisory skills
  • Knowledge and experience working in the areas of; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Parent and Child Advocate Program, Harm Reduction, Children Services, Addictions, Housing First, Outreach and Mental Health is an asset.
  • Evidence of innovation and creativity in supporting individuals would be an asset.
  • Employees with Social Work Diploma/Degree/Masters are required to provide and maintain ongoing registration, in good standing, with Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) as per Alberta Health Professions Act

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, time management, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to develop and manage annual budgets
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and quality
  • Demonstrated ability in computer literacy
  • Familiarity with issues of poverty, homelessness and Edmonton’s urban core
  • Understanding of Aboriginal cultures, history and current issues

Screening Requirements

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Child Intervention Check

Compensation

Bissell Centre offers above average industry benefits including employer subsidized medical and dental benefits, life insurance, disability, flexible spending account, outstanding vacation and more.


Bissell Centre is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to diversity within our community and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, or disability. Bissell Centre is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees, in accordance with provincially and federally legislated protected grounds.

 

Application Deadline: September 21st, 2018

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Employment Opportunity: Catholic Social Services

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18-278 Community Outreach Worker

Location: Edmonton

Community Outreach Worker – First Steps

This is a permanent full time position at 40 hours per week.

You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1600 staff, and 2000 volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central Alberta.

As a Community Outreach Worker, you provide mentoring and support to pregnant or new mothers dealing with addictions issues. Using your ability to assess individual needs and your awareness of community programs, you link women to the resources they need to be successful. Your flexibility, problem-solving and non-judgmental approach is the foundation in supporting mothers to move forward. You have the ability to work in a team environment, to develop solid, long-term relationships with the people you serve by establishing trust, mutual respect and healthy boundaries.

Your Degree/Diploma in Human Services (or equivalent) combined with approximately 2 years’ experience working with individuals, families and children have prepared you for this challenging and rewarding role. Knowledge of addictions, family violence and community-based services make you an ideal candidate. A vehicle and valid Operator’s Licence is required.

The salary for this position is $21.57 to $24.28 per hour based on qualifications and experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, flexibility and supportive working environment.

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

We thank all applicants; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer.
As a Catholic social services agency we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.

Employment Opportunity: Community Outreach Worker First Steps Program

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Are you looking for a career that can make a difference in the life of a family in need? Put your passion for providing support and counseling towards a rewarding opportunity with Catholic Social Services as a Community Outreach Worker with our First Steps Program.

About the Role:

This is a permanent full time position at forty (40) hours per week.

You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1600 staff, and 2000 volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central Alberta.

As a Community Outreach Worker, you provide mentoring and support to pregnant or new mothers dealing with addictions issues. Using your ability to assess individual needs and your awareness of community programs, you link women to the resources they need to be successful. Your flexibility, problem-solving and non-judgmental approach is the foundation in supporting mothers to move forward. You have the ability to work in a team environment, to develop solid, long-term relationships with the people you serve by establishing trust, mutual respect and healthy boundaries.

Your Degree/Diploma in Human Services (or equivalent) combined with approximately 2 years’ experience working with individuals, families and children have prepared you for this challenging and rewarding role. Knowledge of addictions, family violence and community-based services make you an ideal candidate. A vehicle and valid Operator’s Licence is required.

The salary for this position is $21.57 to $24.28 per hour based on qualifications and experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, flexibility and supportive working environment.

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

We thank all applicants; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer

As a Catholic social services agency we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.