Company Name:
The Alberta Seventh Step Society
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Less than 2 years
Education level:
Associate Degree
Holly Arthur

Halfway House Caseworker


The Alberta Seventh Step Society is a Not-For-Profit, self-help agency working with adults involved with the Canadian criminal justice system. We have an opening for a full-time Caseworker at our Community Residential Facility (Halfway House) in Calgary. The facility houses 35 adult male Federal offenders serving on Parole. The Seventh Step organization provides a supportive environment for the successful reintegration of offenders into the community. Staff work directly with Correctional Services of Canada (federal institutions and parole offices) to monitor compliance with offender conditions, in addition to Calgary Police, and many other community agencies.

Candidates should possess an understanding of the criminal justice system. Previous experience with at-risk populations and a degree or diploma in the social sciences are all assets. Eligibility for clearance by Corrections Canada is mandatory. Competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, along with support for training and professional development is offered.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • A Degree/Diploma in Human Services and/or experiential knowledge of the Justice/Self-Help process is preferred
  • Posses a working knowledge of computer usage (e.g. Microsoft Word, email, etc.)
  • Standard First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain in a timely fashion
  • Ability to document and communicate effectively with others verbally and in writing
  • Ability to monitor safety of staff, residents and facility and take action as required
  • Ability to create positive change relationships with residents and be clearly aware of professional boundaries at all times
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment to develop solutions to arising issues or concerns
  • Capability of physical demands to perform Halfway House walkthroughs and live wellness checks of residents along with room inspections and searches
  • Eligible to obtain federal security clearance

*Closing date: Sunday, Nov 24, 2018
*Position start date: Immediate

For application please respond with your cover letter and resume to: Holly Arthur, Residence Team Leader at [email protected]

The Alberta Seventh Step Society thanks all applicants in advance, please note that only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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