Full-time Outreach Worker with HomeFront
Are you interested in working with a team of passionate employees and volunteers in an innovative and empowering environment? If you have a desire to give back to the community and love the idea of working in a multi-disciplinary team, we may have the perfect position for you.
A HomeFront Outreach Caseworker is responsible for contributing to the reduction of domestic violence in Calgary by: providing short term community support to families experiencing domestic violence whom have been in contact with the justice system; completing strength based assessments, risk assessments, provide information regarding domestic violence, and provide appropriate community referrals to help strengthen at-risk families; working collaboratively with internal programs, agency partners and referral agencies; provide ongoing safety planning and exploring risk factors with families.
A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge and awareness of domestic violence and the justice system; have excellent communication skills with the ability to convey compassion and respect to all clients; ability to work independently around the city and within a direct partnership with police constables; create a flexible work schedule that fits both agency and client needs; superior organization and prioritization skills; ability to demonstrate skillful experience in crisis situations and safety planning.
As this is an extended posting applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted throughout the length of the posting.