Company Name:
Pathways Community Services Association
Approximate Salary:
45000.00 Per Year
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Contact:
Ronni Abraham
Email:
ID
1761
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Home Visitor

Pathways Community Services Association is an Indigenous agency that draws jointly from the strengths and guidance of Indigenous teachings and traditions and from promising practices in human services to support vulnerable children, youth and families. We are seeking a Home Visitor for our Nehiyaw Kihokewin ("families visiting with the spirit of the grandmothers" in Cree) Home Visitation program, a support and education program for Indigenous families in Calgary.

Home Visitors support families with children in their critical early years of development to increase knowledge about child development, strengthen parenting skills, help families form positive and nurturing relationships with their children, and connect families to community supports.  Home Visitors meet with vulnerable families in their home and in the community to reduce risks and build assets.   

 The ideal candidate will have:    

  • a degree in Human Services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • a practice orientation that emphasizes strengths, harm reduction, and client voice
  • eagerness to work from a culturally-informed perspective and to serve Indigenous families
  • openness to adding to their knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture
  • at least 2 years of experience working with vulnerable families and/or young children
  • strong teamwork skills
  • good organizational and data management skills
  • previous experience in Home Visitation or In-Home programming will be considered an asset
  • knowledge of community resources in Calgary
  • a reliable vehicle and valid driver's license is essential

 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] prior to noon on June 21, 2018. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but will only contact people selected for interviews. 

 

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