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Company Name:
Calgary Family Services
Approximate Salary:
33752.00 - 41.00 Per Year
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Part Time
Experience level:
< 2 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Middle School Family Connector HR116

Calgary Family Services offers a broad spectrum of services designed to enhance family relationships, help children reach their full potential, and to promote the contribution, well-being and security of older adults, as well as assist frail citizens in maintaining their dignity and independence. The organization fulfills its mandate by offering Calgarians easy access to skilled and experienced staff who work with families and individuals in their own homes, schools and neighborhoods. Our staff value quality, innovation and diversity.

Our Mission:      Engaging individuals, families and communities to realize their potential

Our Vision:         Strong families and communities for generations

 

We are currently recruiting for: MIDDLE SCHOOL FAMILY CONNECTOR (HR116)

0.8 FTE Temporary Position (1 year, 28 hours/week)

Recruiting salary: $33,752.00 - $41,366.00 annually

Competitive benefits package

 

Position Summary:

The primary goal of the Family Connector is to assist, and build the capacity of, select South East/North East Middle Schools by connecting students and their families to community resources through referral and outreach services.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support by taking referrals from school and agency staff to work with individuals and families over the phone and/or in the client’s school, home or community to facilitate referrals and provide assistance in accessing services
  • Provide emotional support and share information as needed
  • Assist schools requiring external resources to deal with critical incidents
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships
  • Contact, and establish relationships with, various service providers in the community to ensure accurate knowledge regarding programs and services throughout the city
  • Through consultation, education and resourcing, support the ongoing capacity of school administration to foster resiliency of children in school and community
  • Establish and maintain client files and other agency required record keeping accurately, in accordance with ethical standards of practice and in a timely manner
  • Ensure the accurate completion of all evaluative tools utilized in the program
  • Assist in the development of program planning and coordination
  • Assist with other agency projects as they arise
  • Follow ethical guidelines as outlined by the incumbent’s professional association,  or the ACSW Code of Ethics if not a member of any professional association.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • An undergraduate degree in Social Work, Social Sciences, Child & Youth Care or a related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A commitment to working from a collaborative stance with family, school and community systems
  • Assessment skills, knowledge of community resources and computer literacy
  • An ability to work with diverse populations

The individual must successfully complete all required security clearances.

 

If you are seeking a genuine challenge in a workplace where excellence is valued and the atmosphere is supportive, please send your résumé to:  

Human Resources

Calgary Family Services

200, 1000- 8 Avenue SW

Calgary, AB T2P 3M7

Fax: 403-205-5273

E-Mail: hr@calgaryfamily.org

 

Closing Date: July 10, 2013

We appreciate the interest of all candidates but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.