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Company Name:
City of Chestermere
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Chestermere , Alberta
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Community Wellness Facilitator




About this Role:

Are you a skilled Social Worker passionate about creating programs and services to better support the most vulnerable? Do you have the ability to respond to difficult life circumstances in a calm and empathetic manner? Our Community and Support Services team would like to meet you!

We are looking for a permanent full-time Community Wellness Facilitator to join our Community Support Services team.

The Community Wellness Facilitator will play a key role in providing longer term support to individuals and families. This includes: information and referrals, advocacy, support services, coordination of prevention and awareness of social programs and services, resource development, and establishing partnerships that enhance the quality of life for Chestermere and Area residents.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provides professional level and program delivery expertise in the implementation, monitoring, and continuous improvement of:
  • Program and service planning, development, implementation, and coordination of support services: coordinates FCRC programs, services, and events focusing on advancing equity and inclusion; completes intake and assessment requirements with clients to determine access and referrals to other programs and services; coordinates fundraising initiatives and partnerships related to poverty reduction priorities; increases community awareness of programs and services; receives and allocates community donations.
  • Networking, referrals and resource development throughout mandated service area: networks with community stakeholders and collaborates to increase knowledge of community resources; attends related information, committee, and coalition meetings; provides input into the development and implementation of CSS priorities for addressing social needs, and optimizing partnership opportunities.
    • Program reporting and evaluation: manages assigned contracts and execute reporting responsibilities, including financial and outcomes reports as assigned, regularly collects programming and service data, provides information on best practices around data collection tools; assesses, develops and/or coordinates new programs in response to community need; evaluates program impact by gathering input and feedback, utilizing evaluation tools, project budgets, analyzing and reporting statistical and evaluative data; provides support in exploring forward thinking cost and operating efficiencies, identification of financial risks and funding opportunities.

For more information about this role, check out the attached detailed job description.

Qualifications for this Role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related discipline.
  • 3 years of related and progressive experience.
  • Social Workers must be registered with Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).
  • Clear Criminal Record, Child Intervention and Vulnerable Sector Checks deemed satisfactory by the City.
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License and a Driver’s Abstract deemed satisfactory by the City.
  • Valid Standard First Aid CPR C and AED certificates, ASIST (Suicide Intervention) and Mental Health First Aid (MHFA).

Working for the City of Chestermere:

As Alberta’s fastest growing municipality, the City of Chestermere has rapidly evolved from a charming summer village into a dynamic lakeside community for over 20,000 residents. 

By demonstrating the City’s values, employees at the City of Chestermere use their strengths and unique abilities to contribute to the vision of Chestermere as a sustainable lakeside recreational community that is safe and family oriented. We serve our community by creating an Amazing place to live, work and play. Chestermere is committed to creating a diverse workplace environment.

Apply Today

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter and resume referencing                                                              Job Competition 2019 Community Wellness Facilitator by 4:00 pm September 16, 2019

City of Chestermere

105 Marina Road, Chestermere, Alberta, T1X 1V7

Attention:  D.Fermin          Email:  [email protected]                        Fax: (403) 207-7080

Note: The City appreciates receiving resumes from all qualified individuals, however only those applicants who are short-listed for an interview will be contacted.