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Company Name:
Wood's Homes Foundation
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Fort McMurray, Alberta
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Program Supervisor

We Never Say No. We Never Give up. We Never Turn Anyone Away.


Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Our over 550 staff and volunteers help provide 35 programs and services for 28,000 children and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Canmore, Strathmore, Fort McMurray and Fort Smith, N.W.T.


Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.


We are currently seeking a Program Supervisor to work in the Stepping Stones Youth Services, Fort McMurray Program. This program is a temporary shelter for homeless young people.


The Program Supervisor is responsible for the development, management and supervision of one designated department or program.   This position reports to the Director of the Stepping Stones Program.


RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Provide weekly supervision, staff training, evaluation, recruitment and any disciplinary action necessary within the guidelines set by Senior Management to all program staff.
  • Ensures that approved clinical case management and record keeping procedures are practiced according to Wood’s quality improvement guidelines.
  • Assists/advises managers, supervisors and programs re day to day operations as needed and shares regular on-call responsibilities for the agency.
  • Assumes responsibility for the development, review and adherence of the program budget.



  • Degree in Social Sciences or related field at the undergraduate level required (graduate preferred).
  • Experience and demonstrated skill working with young people and families.
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in supervising/managing staff.
  • Superior interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
  • Good clinical acumen.
  • Personal suitability is important.


Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011. We offer an exceptional benefits package including vision, dental, extended health, a generous Group Registered Pension Plan and a Computer Literacy Incentive Plan.


Please submit a resume to Wood’s Homes – Human Resources Department (Parkdale Campus) via email to: [email protected] Please quote competition code ‘Last Name, First Name, Stepping Stones, Supervisor’ in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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