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Company Name:
Carya (formerly Calgary Family Services)
Approximate Salary:
49500.00 - 53.00 Per Year
Calgary, Alberta
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Outreach Worker, The Way In Program for Older Adults (HR300)

At carya (formerly Calgary Family Services), we know that the strength of our community is rooted in its people.  That’s why we’ve dedicated more than 100 years of service to creating healthier, more connected communities in Calgary.

With 40 program offerings for individuals and families, we provide a full spectrum of interactive counselling and development services for people of all ages — from babies to youth to older adults — and their support networks.

Our highly skilled team encourages nearly 40,000 Calgarians each year to discover their full potential and build flourishing relationships with their families and community.

Outreach Worker, The Way In Program for Older Adults (HR300)
1.0 FTE Full Time Temporary (1 Year Maternity Leave Coverage)

$49,500 - $53,354 per year
Competitive Benefit Package

Position Summary
Are you familiar with senior’s services in Calgary and want to utilize your skills and knowledge to help others?

Our Outreach Workers provide assistance to older adults in Calgary communities.  As a member of the The Way In Team, you will work with people in Central and NW Calgary assessing needs, planning and implementing interventions, supporting clients, making referrals and evaluating client outcomes. This position may also support the operation of our centralized intake line. Our services are free to Calgarians over 65 and targeted to vulnerable older adults.   Teamwork skills and an interest in collaborating and consulting with other Outreach Workers and systems are essential.  This position requires a strength based perspective on working with older adults and strong personal boundaries.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Social Work or related field is required; eligibility for registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers is preferred
  • A minimum of three years related experience is necessary
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal, and decision making skills
  • Knowledge of community services and resources available to older adults
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated case management skills in coordination with other service providers
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to meet with older adults in a variety of community locations
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement group programs
  • Ability to maintain accurate client records and statistics
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle required

The following are a definite asset:

  • Experience working with older adults
  • Experience with diverse client populations
  • Experience with complex case management and mental health
  • Knowledge of Older Adult needs in the Calgary area
  • Proficient use of technology and office/client applications

Closing Date

Monday, March 18, 2019

If you are seeking a genuine challenge in a workplace where excellence is valued and the atmosphere is supportive, please send your résumé to:  

carya Human Resources at [email protected]

We appreciate the interest of all candidates,
but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.