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Company Name:
Calgary Alpha House Society
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Development and Housing
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Detox Manager

Job Title:        Detox Manager


Reports to:     Executive Director


Alpha House is a community-based agency that is seeking a Detox Manager for its medically supported detox. The staff at Alpha House is its greatest strength.

 Qualifications: Experience will be considered along with a minimum College/University Social Service Diploma or Degree, eligibility as a registered social worker within the Province of Alberta considered an asset or other related post-secondary education.


Description: Responsible for program development, service delivery and evaluation, management of staff and program resources, statistical and written reporting to funders on a monthly, semi-annual and annual basis, managing contracts with funders, Medical Liaison, Wellness Walk Committee Member, Calgary Council for Addiction and Mental Health Member.


Successful candidates will possess:

  • Several years of experience working with vulnerable populations, including front line experience.
  • An understanding of addictions, withdrawal management, harm reduction and stages of change, cultural safety concerns and trauma informed care.
  • Candidates must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, strong problem solving skills, and tested staff management skills.
  • Working with community and funder stake holders is required.
  • The successful will candidate report directly to the Executive Director and must have a clear understanding of the workings of Alpha House’s Continuum of Care Model.