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

Family Support Worker

Family Support Worker - Family Development Program

McMan Calgary & Area

McMan’s Family Development Program in Okotoks is looking for a Family Support Worker to join our team. As a Family Support Worker, you would be responsible for conducting home visits, goal planning with families, providing supportive counselling, advocacy and referrals. The ideal candidate will possess excellent crisis management abilities and be comfortable working independently in the community.  This position does require some evenings and weekends.

The successful candidate:

  • Will possess a completed degree/diploma in social work, psychology or related human service discipline
  • Have 3+ years of direct experience working with families
  • Have direct experience working with children and families from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Have experience working with at risk families with complex needs (domestic violence, mental health, and Children’s Services status)
  • Have strong working knowledge of child development and parenting skills
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and supportive counselling skills
  • Triple P training is an asset
  • Will be proficient with using data bases and current technology
  • Working knowledge of assessments tools
  • Must have a reliable vehicle and proof of adequate vehicle insurance
  • Must have CURRENT (within 6 months) Child Intervention check and Police/ Vulnerable Sector check

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. 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. 

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:    $51,083.00- $56,758.00 

Closing Date:     October 25th, 2019
Submit To:         
[email protected]                          

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.