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Job Number:  42456
Part-Time Clubhouse Worker - Wetaskiwin, Ab
Job Posted: Monday, 5 March 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 26 March 2018
(90 days ago)
UP Community Services
Region: Central Alberta Type: Part time
Location: Wetaskiwin Salary: $16,197.00 - $18,780.00

Unlimited Potential Community Services empowers individuals and families to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being.

 

PART-TIME CLUBHOUSE WORKER - WETASKIWIN, AB

16 HOURS/WEEK (TWO DAYS 8:30am-4:30pm)

 

Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.

 

Program overview: Touchstone Place Clubhouse provides an environment where adults with schizophrenia, depression, anxiety and bipolar can develop a support network and cultivate their potential based on needs and goals common to all people, and not restricted by their illnesses. We balance this with understanding, acceptance, empathy and support.

 

Position overview: Staff must have the capability and flexibility to handle and juggle a broad array of duties and demands such as:

  • Attempting to engage members in all aspects of clubhouse operation.
  • Assisting members in pursuing employment opportunities or placement in recreational or educational programs.
  • Developing a comprehensive working knowledge of community resources pertinent to members’ needs and ensures the members are aware of these resources and activities.
  • Identifying areas which interfere with effective service delivery and makes suggestions which would enhance the quality of service.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, customs and beliefs;
  • Understanding of current and emerging issues of importance to Indigenous people and communities;
  • Good understanding of health issues affecting youth and adults, such as FASD, drug and alcohol addictions, intergenerational trauma, mental health, suicide and other mental and behavioural issues;
  • Good understanding of cultural differences and how they impact treatment approaches;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with proven organizational and documentation skills;
  • Able to work well in a team environment with the ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem solving manner is required;
  • Strong client relationship skills (ability to get along with all personality types);
  • Demonstrates a friendly, vibrant, sociable and understanding personality.Qualifications/Experience: High school graduate. Post-secondary education in the social science field would be considered an asset. (If education is in Social Work, must be registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers). Previous experience working with this type of clientele would be a definite asset.

Other requirements: A clear police information check and intervention record check less than six months old. Valid AB driver’s licence and driver's abstract with less than 6 demerit points.

 

Salary: Salary Range is $16,197.00 - $18,780.00 annually (salary commensurate with education and experience). We offer free courses and workshops in-house for all of our employees.

 

Our values are integrity, respect, excellence, humility and relationships. If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please clearly indicate which position you are applying for and submit your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at or fill out an Application here.

 

UP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please fill out an Application with Resume and Cover Letter on our website: www.upcs.org
Contact Details:
Human Resources
UP Community Services
Centre 170 145 - 10403 172 Street
Edmonton, AB, T5S 1K9
Email:
www:   www.upcs.org


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