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

Parent Advocate

Parent Advocate
Parent – Child Assistance Program – Expanded Enrolment

McMan Calgary 

 (Internal/External)

The Parent Child Assistance Program-Expanded Enrolment (P-CAP-EE) is currently seeking a Parent Advocate who has a passion for working with parents who have been diagnosed or suspected of having FASD and who are parenting their children who may or may not be affected with FASD.  P-CAP-Expanded Enrolment is a long-term (3 year) program that builds strong relationships with clients and works towards decreasing secondary disabilities in the mothers and their children.  A vehicle is necessary.

The successful candidate:

  • A degree or diploma in Human Services
  • Two years’ experience working with high-risk populations in addictions is preferred
  • Strong counselling, communication skills
  • Current standard First Aid Certification and Suicide Intervention Training
  • Valid Driver’s license and adequate insurance coverage.
  • The successful candidate must also have a Child Welfare Intervention Check and Police Check (current within 6 months).
  • Knowledge and experience with the Relational theory, harm reduction and stages of change an asset.

McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association of Calgary & Area is a responsive and innovative organization making a difference in the lives of more than 2500 vulnerable children, youth and families annually. We support children, youth and families with complex needs that can include mental health issues, addictions, homelessness, poverty and disability by providing them with the services and supports they need to thrive. As a fundamental practice across all McMan services, we work with individuals to help them maintain and grow relationships that can extend beyond our professional support - lifelong connections that can help people sustain and build on, their strengths ad new skills.

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 year, 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:     $45,545 -$50,270                
Closing Date:     January 18th, 2019           
Submit To:         
[email protected]