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Job Number:  39516
Ethno-cultural Family Violence Specialist
Job Posted: Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 15 November 2017
(69 days ago)
Today Family Violence Help Centre
Region: Edmonton area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

The Today Family Violence Help Centre provides a single point of entry to comprehensive services for those impacted by family violence in Edmonton and area.  The Today Family Violence Help Centre uses an integrated service delivery model which requires partnerships with service providers to ensure a collaborative, coordinated community response for those impacted by family violence.


We are currently looking for an experienced individual for the full-time contract position of Ethno-cultural Family Violence Specialist to start immediately.  With the support of a Team Lead and three other Family Violence Specialists, the individual will be required to provide telephone and face to face intake, conduct risk assessments and safety planning, provide short-term supportive counselling, and coordinate resources and services for individuals impacted by family violence.  


The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum post secondary degree in related Human Services. A Bachelor of Social Work is preferred. A combination of related education and 3 - 5 years of experience working in the field may be considered;
  • Minimum two years working with ethnically diverse cultures and populations;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; an additional language is preferred;
  • Minimum three years front-line experience working in family violence services or programs;
  • Must have experience in Intake and Assessment; motivational interviewing, risk assessment, safety planning, client-centred and trauma-informed practices;
  • Knowledge of family violence across the lifespan;
  • Knowledge of community resources and experience in system navigation;
  • Experience in providing client support in a community or court setting;
  • Ability to follow ethical practices in accordance with the Alberta College of Social Workers Guidelines;
  • Excellent computer and interpersonal skills;
  • Current Class 5 Alberta Government Operators Licence.

The position has a project end date of March 31, 2018 with the possibility of renewal.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit cover letter and resume via email by 5:00pm on November 15, 2017.
Contact Details:
Cindy Furlong
Today Family Violence Help Centre
301,11456 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5K 0M1

Tel: 780-455-6880
Fax: 780-455-9036
www:   www.todaycentre.ca

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