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Company Name:
McMan Youth, Family & Community Services Association
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Family Support Worker

Family Support Worker

Family Development Program

McMan Calgary Region

McMan’s Family Development Program is looking for a Family Support Worker to join our team. As a Family Support Worker you would be responsible for conducting home visits, goal planning with families, providing supportive counselling, advocacy and referrals. The ideal candidate will possess excellent crisis management abilities and be comfortable working independently in the community.  This position does require some evenings and weekends.

The successful candidate:

  • Will possess a completed degree/diploma in social work, psychology or related human service discipline
  • Have 3+ years of direct experience working with families
  • Have direct experience working with children and families from diverse cultural and socio economic backgrounds
  • Have experience working with at risk families with complex needs ( domestic violence, mental health, and Children’s Services status)
  • Have strong working knowledge of child development and parenting skills
  • Must have excellent  interpersonal and supportive counselling skills
  • Triple P training is an asset
  • Will be proficienct  with using  data bases and current technology
  • Working knowledge of assessments tools
  • Must have a reliable vehicle and proof of adequate vehicle insurance
  • Must have CURRENT  (within 6 months) Child Intervention check and Police/ Vulnerable Sector check

McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association of Calgary & Area delivers more than 20 programs that evoke positive changes and improve the quality of our community. Each year, more than 2,300 individuals are enriched by our services, which focus on family and caregiver support, youth and outreach services, youth homelessness and housing support, support for families with children with disabilities, and support for individuals and families affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). A strong team of dedicated professionals, coupled with dynamic community partners, work to create responsive programs as diverse as the individuals we support.

When applying for any job most people want to know what a company can offer them.  With McMan, it’s a solid blend of an extensive benefit plan, generous time off allowances, and the opportunity to contribute to the community at large. Access is provided to benefits on day one of employment, with a plan that includes vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, and an Employee Assistance Program. A 100% employer contribution pension plan is also provided after 6 months of employment. With three weeks of vacation, a flexible schedule, and access to 12 personal days off per year, the organization encourages a work/life balance.

If you feel you have the skills, background and the desire to work in an extremely rewarding and challenging environment, apply now. If you’re looking to make a difference, make it with McMan. 

Salary Range:     $51,083.00- $56,758.00  

Closing Date:     October 9th, 2018            
Submit To:         
[email protected]                        

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.