Overview

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lacombe & District Blackfalds Caseworker Contract in Lacombe, AB

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lacombe & District

Branch Lacombe AB CA

Position:
Blackfalds Caseworker
Location:
Lacombe, AB

Provide training to volunteers for a variety of programs. Knowledge around public relations, recruiting and training in the voluntary sector….

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Case Worker – 21 hrs/week
This position is a mat leave 1 year term with a possibility to increase to FTE

The key responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Blackfalds programming & case load
  • Assist in implementing, maintaining and evaluating volunteer recruitment, engagement and training initiatives for all programs and agency departments.
  • Manage intake of children and volunteers including orientation, interviewing, screening etc.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining relationships with various recruitment sources and agencies. Liaise with schools, other youth service agencies, other community groups, clubs or the public in general as required
  • Help to develop new and innovative recruitment and fundraising strategies.
  • Plan agency events for volunteers, children and families to participle in and to promote match longevity and agency engagement.
  • Provide training to volunteers for a variety of programs. This includes and requires both public speaking and skills required to engage group participation.
  • Maintaining matches and utilizing electronic casework notes, and other required reporting. Maintain case notes on all cases in accordance with the National Standards

Qualifications:

In accordance with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada’s National Standards, all Mentoring Coordinators must:
“have a two year post-secondary diploma in a related field (e.g. education, social or human services, child and youth work, family studies etc.).” Preferred Social Work diploma but not mandatory.

  • Knowledge around public relations, recruiting and training in the voluntary sector.
  • Proven ability to engage individuals and groups of people.
  • Proven excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a fun and energetic team.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  • Flexible to work some evenings and weekends.

www.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/lacombe

Job Type: Contract

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required experience:

  • Social Work, Early Childhood, Child and Youth Care: 1 year

Required language:

  • English

Required license or certification:

  • Drivers License (Class 5) & Diploma in a Human Services Related Field

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Lacombe, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-20
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