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Job Number:  45142
Senior Program Support Worker, Eleanor's House & Group Homes
Job Posted: Saturday, 2 June 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 2 July 2018
(43 days ago)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

Full-Time Senior Program Support Worker

Location: Group Homes & Eleanor’s House, Calgary


Are you a supportive, open-minded and calm youth work professional? Do you have a passion for helping vulnerable youth and providing a safe environment for them? Would you enjoy collaborating with a multl-disciplinary team?


Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is a leading provider of quality programs to children and youth, with a $20 million dollar operating budget, that supports the healthy physical, educational and social development for 20,000 young people and their families each year.


BGCC has three group homes for youth between the ages of 13 and 17 years which are located in residential communities across the city. Two of the group homes are co-ed, while one group home is an all female home. Programming is based on a trauma sensitive, attachment-based approach. All referrals are made through Calgary Region Child and Family Services.  Eleanor’s House is a Voluntary Residential Transitional Community-Based program located in Calgary that provides shelter and support to young people who are at-risk of or involved in sexual exploitation.  The program serves males and females between the ages of 13 and 17 who are at-risk of or who are currently involved in sexual exploitation. Referrals are made through Calgary Region Child and Family Services.


As a Senior Program Worker, a typical day might include:

  • Working collaboratively with the teams to ensure the overall success of the programs and demonstrates the ability to contribute to and foster the development of a positive, supportive, and rewarding work environment.
  • Providing 1:1 support to youth and staff teams as required during times of crisis.
  • Attending all staff meetings and training seminars as directed by Coordinator.
  • Working effectively with other members of the team to meet the individual needs of all children/youth in the program.
  • Working a schedule to complement that of the program- this must include evening and weekend shift work.
  • Providing coaching to full-time and part-time staff as needed and guided by Program Coordinator.
  • Promoting community awareness and pride in programming.
  • Maintaining and developing professional relationships with external agencies/ groups such as community associations, schools, law enforcement and social service agencies.

We Have:

  • Fun and energetic work environment filled with creative, compassionate, open minded people. 
  • A fantastic total compensation package.
  • Great support for work-life balance and flexibility in the workplace.
  • The opportunity to professionally develop your skills and coach others.
  • To work in an agency that has incredible impact in communities in Calgary and surrounding area.

You Have:

  • A degree or diploma in the Human Services field or a combination of certificate and related experience may be considered
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working directly with children, youth and families.
  • Experience in delivery of intervention programs and extensive knowledge of child welfare systems.
  • Knowledge of Attachment Theory and Trauma Informed Practice is considered an asset.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving, organizing, planning and analytical skills.
  • Must be flexible and have the willingness for change and diversity across multiple residential settings.
  • Supportive team player and team builder.
  • Proficient computer knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as excellent oral and written skills.
  • Cleared Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search and Intervention Record Check*

*If the checks are older than 6 months, successful applicants will begin this process during new hire paperwork.


Have we enticed you enough to want to become a Senior Program Worker with Group Homes & Eleanor’s House? Why not apply?! Submit your cover letter and resume now! 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to our website for consideration. No phone calls please, only qualified candidates will be contacted. If this posting is not listed on our website then this position is no longer available.
Contact Details:
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
731 13 AVE NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 1C8
www:   www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca/careers/

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