Company Name:
Pathways Community Services Association
Approximate Salary:
45000.00 Per Year
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Contract
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Contact:
Ashleigh Spelay
Email:
ID
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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 fulltime (4 month contract) Home Visitor for our Nitsanak Mamawintowak Home Visitation program in Calgary.  This program provides indigenous parents, babies and their young children with home-based parenting supports.

Home Visitors provide families with opportunities to develop their social network through participation in community events and help link families to traditional knowledge keepers and Elders for guidance, teachings and ceremony.

The ideal candidate will have:    

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 3 years of experience working with vulnerable families and/or young children
  • Valid driver's licence and Driver's Abstract
  • Valid registration or licensing as required by professional body
  • Professionalism- Demonstrates professional standards of conduct when governing interactions between individuals in the work environment
  • Engagement- ability to engage with "at risk" and "vulnerable" families
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain lasting working relationships
  • Resourceful- Responds to difficult situations or workplace requirements by using the available tools and information to support decisions and solutions
  • Eagerness to work from an Aboriginal perspective
  • Teamwork- Works cooperatively and effectively with others to reach a common goal

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] quoting the job title prior to October 19, 2018. We will begin reviewing candidates immediately. We thank all applicants for their interest in these positions but will only contact people selected for interviews. 

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