Company Name:
Calgary Alpha house Society
Approximate Salary:
23.70 Per Hour
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Part Time
Experience level:
Less than 2 years
Education level:
Associate Degree
Street:
203 15 Avenue SE
City:
Calgary
State:
Alberta
Email:
ID
7509
376

Permanent Supportive Housing Caseworker

Alpha House is truly a “Housing First” and “Harm Reduction” organization.  We believe that housing is a human right, and that our clients deserve to have their basic needs such as food, shelter and safety met.  To accomplish this, Alpha House has five buildings where we house between 15 and 32 individuals in bachelor suites or one bedroom apartments. These buildings are staffed 24/7 by staff who, through case management, assist our clients with daily living skills, follow up and follow through of medical and or legal appointments, budgeting and harm reduction strategies.

If the thought of helping individuals whose lives are impacted by alcohol and or drug dependency through a housing first and harm reduction philosophy interests you, we encourage you to apply for one of our many Part Time or Full Time Caseworker positions:

Expectations:

  • Available for shift work, which includes over-nights and holidays
  • Strong interpersonal communication and crisis management skills
  • Have a drivers licence or able to obtain one

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Social Work or a related social service field from a Public Post-Secondary Institution, or working towards one
  • An understanding of addictions, mental health,  harm reduction, trauma informed care and the stages of change
  • Experience in addictions, crisis assessment and intervention

Assets:

  • Experience in case management
  • Knowledge of community and referral resources
  • An understanding of and appreciation for indigenous individuals
  • Lived experience in homelessness and or addictions

Please submit your cover letter and resume – clearly stating if you are interested in Part Time Weekend or Full Time, to Human Resources at: [email protected]