Job Posting 102297

Intake Coordinator
Aboriginal Counseling Services Association of Alberta
Edmonton area
Edmonton
closes in 2 days (Thu, 25 Jul)
full time

Aboriginal Counseling Services is currently looking to fill a full time Intake Coordinator position with the Circle of Safety Family Violence program.

 

The Circle of Safety Family Violence Program supports Indigenous parents and children in fostering positive mental health, healthy boundaries, positive parent-child interactions, and strengthening communication skills, all interwoven with cultural teachings and ceremony. The goal is to promote healthy social-emotional development and disrupt the cycle of abuse. The program provides support, education, and treatment to men, women, and children impacted by domestic violence. Circles run on a continuous intake. Each Circle includes topics specific to domestic violence and parenting in the context of domestic violence:

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the Circle intake, sessions and corresponding activities; including group scheduling, participant follow-up, file closure, attendance, and Circle transfers.
  • Coordinate with Circle Staff regarding programming and participant care.
  • Provide advocacy, support, and crisis management to participants involved in Circles.
  • Provide relief facilitation as needed.
  • Ability to work in office.

 

Essential Skills

  • Ability to assess risk and safety issues for victims of family violence, and to safety plan
  • Ability to work from a trauma-informed perspective.
  • Deep understanding of Indigenous family violence dynamics and their impact on victims and families.
  • Knowledge of the impact and effects of intergenerational trauma on Indigenous peoples and families.
  • Facilitation skills and experience.
  • Accurate documentation and adept computer skills

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree, diploma or equivalent in human services, social work, counseling or related field; years of experience may be considered equivalent to years of education.
  • Experience/competency working with communities impacted by law enforcement, child and family services, and/or the legal
  • Knowledge of Indigenous cultures, teachings, ceremonies and healing practices.
  • Strong assessment, interpersonal, communication, and engagement skills.
  • Knowledge of community resources and experience accessing resources.
  • Provide a criminal record and vulernable sector check prior to employment

 

Please submit a Cover letter and resume to Sue Languedoc, Executive Director at

. The posting will close on July 25, 2024.

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