Job Posting 100235

Stardale Indigenous Liaison School Worker
Stardale Women's Group
Calgary area
closed 7 days ago (Wed, 10 Apr)
part time

Position: School Liaison - In Contact with Schools for Referrals and Girls' Progress

 

Location: Calgary, Alberta

 

Hours: Part-time (20 hours per week), Flexible

 

Fee for Service: $30 per hour 

 

Application Deadline: Open until filled

 

About Stardale:

Stardale is dedicated to empowering Indigenous girls through education and support. Our mission is to advocate for the needs and rights of Indigenous students while fostering a supportive environment for their academic and personal growth.

 

Job Overview:

As a Stardale Indigenous Liaison School Worker, you will play a crucial role in supporting Indigenous girls attending Stardale with their school studies. Your primary responsibilities will include liaising with each girl’s school, advocating for their needs, and facilitating communication between Indigenous families and schools. You will also provide academic support, promote culturally responsive teaching practices, and assist with transitions to secondary school or post-secondary education.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

 

  • Assist girls with homework and studies, providing academic support and tutoring as needed.
  • Draft appropriate forms for attendance, courses, and behaviors exhibited by each girl.
  • Liaise with school staff and cooperate to ensure the girls' needs are met.
  • Monitor and report any behavior potentially harmful to the girls or others.
  • Communicate regularly with Stardale staff regarding each girl’s progress.
  • Attend school meetings and collaborate with mentors and volunteers.
  • Conduct presentations at schools to inform and recruit Indigenous girls for the Stardale program.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times between the girls and their families, as well as the schools 
  • Submit written reports and maintain accessible records for evaluation purposes.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Education: Preference is given to candidates with backgrounds in Sociology, Social Work, Education, or behavioral sciences. College diploma or degree required.
  • Highly motivated with excellent time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with youth programming within a school framework.
  • Previous experience volunteering or working with Indigenous youth and communities.
  • Strong understanding of child development and healthy parenting techniques.
  • Supervision experience is an asset.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to an automobile are required.
  • Training in Trauma Informed Care and Foundations of Caregiver Support is preferred.

 

Application Process:

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Helen McPhaden at . Include your city, province, phone number/s, email, and any other relevant contact information.

 

Additional Information:

 

  • Candidates must provide a Police Records Check and Vulnerable Records Check valid within the last 3 months upon employment.
  • Travel expenses covered.
  • Perks include flexible hours, wellness support, and training in Indigenous ways of knowing and understanding.

 

Join us in making a difference in the lives of Indigenous girls. Learn more about our organization at www.stardale.org.

 

Note: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest in Stardale.

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