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Job Number:  29930
Family Support Worker
Job Posted: Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Closing Date: Thursday, 27 October 2016
(84 days ago)
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: To be Negotiated

E4C is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At E4C, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story . . . and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.

As the Family Support Worker you will provide support, information, advocacy and community connections to families. You will deliver weekly parent and play groups and regular home visits. As well as working independently, team work is a critical component of this position. You will work within a variety of team settings.


Hours: Full time position during regular weekday business hours (37.5hrs per week).


Salary: To be Negotiated


Why join our team:

  • Make a difference
  • Build relationships and connect families to the work we do.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.

In your role you will:

  • Schedule and attend regular home visits with the families on your caseload.
  • Through a family-centered approach, support the family in identifying and reaching their goals.
  • Provide information and support for children transitioning into other programs.
  • Advocate on behalf of the family, but more so empower the family to become their own advocate.
  • Deliver developmental screenings on each child, make appropriate referrals and provide strategies and supports to the family.
  • Plan and design play group based on the children’s interest and abilities to foster their development.
  • Contribute to a team that is constantly working towards quality programming


A successful candidate would require:

  • Diploma/degree in Social Work, Human Ecology, Early Childhood, or equivalent.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in the related field.
  • Must be proficient in written and oral skills.
  • Competent computer skills.
  • Strong advocacy skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Creative problem solver and team player.
  • Clear Police Information Check and Child Intervention Record Check.
  • Current First Aid and CPR.
  • A valid driver’s license, registration, insurance and operation of a personal vehicle.


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit Resume via email or fax
Contact Details:
Human Resources
9321 Jasper Ave
Edmonton, AB, T5H 3T7

Tel: (780) 424-7543
Fax: (780) 756-0208

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