Job Posting 102134

Intervention Coordinator - Family Wellness
Chimo Youth Retreat Centre
Edmonton area
Sherwood Park, Alberta
closes in 12 days (Mon, 29 Jul)
full time  •  52,035-53,235

Chimo: Where What You Do Matters for a Lifetime.

The Chimo Family Wellness program is delivered in partnership between Chimo Youth Retreat and the Edmonton Region Child and Family Services. Using the Collaborative Service Delivery (CSD) model, the program provides a continuum of services to improve the outcomes for children, youth and families in our region. The Family Wellness Intervention Coordinator builds and maintains safe, positive relationships with families, works cooperatively with Child and Family Services workers and other invested partners, works directly in the homes of families with CFS involvement, makes appropriate internal and external referrals, and completes all required administration functions.


You will be responsible for providing the following services:

  • Maintain a caseload to support children, youth and families, as indicated by Child and Family Services planning form.
  • Possess knowledge of community resources that support families.
  • Build positive relationships and work collaboratively with families, CFS staff and other stakeholders.
  • Maintain effective cross-functional relationships with staff, colleagues, and partners.
  • Responsible for rotational back-up on-Call supports to families, colleagues and the CFS After Hours Unit
  • Work effectively with all Chimo Family Wellness staff and leadership.
  • Contribute to the ongoing successful development of the Chimo Family Wellness Program.


The successful candidate will be skilled at:

  • Critical thinking and creative problem solving as a means of providing high-quality services
  • Completing detail-oriented, time-sensitive documentation
  • Supporting Indigenous children, youth and families
  • Excellent conflict-resolution skills and the confidence to take constructive feedback and in turn motivate others to the accountability of legal permanency in our work
  • Understanding and adhering to complex legal permanency processes, and educating others (children, families, and colleagues) about these processes
  • Collaborative case planning and coordination of integrated services
  • Working with contemporary practices, including but not limited to: Signs of Safety, Appreciative Inquiry, Neuroscience, and Trauma Informed Practice
  • Contributing to the successful development of the Chimo Family Wellness Program


Physical Requirements:

  • You may be required to work day, some early evening and the occasional weekend to ensure we are centering our practice around family's availability (this means you're available from 8:30am to 4:30pm M-F and will be selected for back up On-Call shifts 3-4 times a year; which caters to working evenings/night shifts).
  • The work requires the ability to carry car seats, lift children in/out of cars and car seats, etc.
  • You must be able and prepared to physically interact with children in both indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Outdoor engagements with children and families may occur in all seasons, with appropriate measures taken based on current weather conditions.


Education and Credentials:

  • College Diploma/Degree in the Human Services field (Child & Youth Care, Social Work, etc.)
  • Minimum two years of experience in a front-line role within Human Services.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License with no more than 2 active driving convictions
  • Access to a reliable vehicle (note that while Chimo does have a small fleet of vehicles for staff use, use of a personal vehicle is required more often than not).
  • Vehicle insurance with a minimum of $2 million PLPD and business use coverage.
  • Able to provide a claims history letter from your insurance broker confirming you currently have 3 years with no "at fault" claims

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