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Company Name:
McMan Youth, Family & Community Services Association
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Contract
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Transitions Worker - Term position

Transitions Worker Youth Transitions to Adulthood

Term position (May 6th ,2019 until February 28th, 2020)

McMan Calgary & Area

 Internal/External                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

We are currently seeking someone who has a passion for working with youth aged 15-24 years old. The Transitions Worker will be responsible for supporting youth with community resources, family finding and natural supports, navigating the justice system, health and well-being, school and employment, pregnancy, child birth and parenting, safe and affordable housing, addressing various complex needs including addiction and mental health and teaching Life Skills that will allow the youth to transition successfully into independence. A vehicle is necessary.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Diploma/Degree in Human Services
  • Knowledge and experience working with the justice system
  • Knowledge of appropriate community resources
  • Family Finding training would be an asset
  • Police check and Child Intervention Record Check (current within six months)
  • Strong writing, organizational, program planning and interpersonal skills
  • Valid Driver’s license and adequate insurance coverage
  • Own transportation

 

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 youth and families with complex needs that can include mental health issues, addiction, 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 clients to help them maintain and grow relationships that can extend beyond our professional support – life-long connections that can help people sustain, and build on, their strengths and new skills.

McMan offers a solid blend of an extensive benefit plan and the opportunity to contribute to the community at large. 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:    $45,545.00 to $50,270.00

Closing Date:     April 30th , 2019

Email:  [email protected]

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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