OverviewMcMan Youth, Family & Community Services Association Family Preservation Worker Contract in Calgary, AB
McMan Youth, Family & Community Services Association
Branch Calgary AB CA
Family Preservation Worker
Must have a reliable vehicle and proof of adequate vehicle insurance. Will possess a completed degree/diploma in social work, psychology or related human…
Hope Homes Program
McMan Calgary & Area
Term position until March 31st, 2018
McMan’s Hope Homes Program is looking for a Family Preservation Worker to join our team. As a Family Preservation Worker you would be responsible for providing in home family support to those youth who are at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness. The successful candidate must be able to work with youth and their families that are experiencing challenges and require support to ensure their youth can remain or return home safely. The Family Preservation Worker will work as part of the Hope Homes team and must be able to work collaboratively with other youth serving agencies. This is a dynamic position which requires an ability to be creative and manage complex systems. Being comfortable with change will be required. It is an asset for the successful candidate to have an extensive family work background and be able to work with multiple families, as well as have knowledge of the homeless sector. The ideal candidate will possess excellent crisis management abilities and be comfortable working independently in the community as well as McMan’s residential facilities.
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
Direct experience working with families an asset
Have experience working with at risk families with complex needs ( domestic violence, mental health, and Child and Family Services status)
Must have excellent interpersonal and supportive counselling skills
Will be proficiency with using data bases and current technology
Working knowledge of assessments tools
Must have a reliable vehicle and proof of adequate vehicle insurance
(within 6 months)
Child Intervention check and Police/ Vulnerable Sector check
McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association of Calgary & Area delivers more than 20 programs that evoke positive changes and improve the quality of our community. Each year, more than 2,300 individuals are enriched by our services, which focus on family and caregiver support, youth and outreach services, youth homelessness and housing support, support for families with children with disabilities, and support for individuals and families affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). A strong team of dedicated professionals, coupled with dynamic community partners, work to create responsive programs as diverse as the individuals we support.
When applying for any job most people want to know what a company can offer them. With McMan, it’s 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: $51,083.00- $56,758.00
Closing Date: April 7
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01