Hours of Work: 37.5 Hours / week that includes one evening/week and one weekend/month
Start date: As soon as possible
Work location: Family Support Office (13026 97 Street)
This position reports to the Manager, Family Support Office and has the opportunity supports the Family Support Office (FSO) team, and with programming for newcomer families in Edmonton. The Assistant is part of the MFRS culture that is one that is productive, inclusive and supports mutual learning. This is a dynamic position is a busy office and the Assistant would thrive on change, be open to learning new skills and different perspectives.
We are looking for a diverse and flexible skill set, grounded in MFRS principles, to complement our management and consulting teams. We are a values-driven organization and we ground our work in MFRS principles, and complement each other and challenge each other in ways that help us realize our organizational values.
Relational : A way of interaction with and within the community in which we take time to listen, care, connect and love to build mutual support hand in hand
Participant Driven: Participants identify what’s important to them, what they need, and what they want to achieve. Our programs meet participants where they’re at and support them in reaching their goals.
Empowerment: Building community and working together to share space, opportunities, skills, and knowledge for mutual learning, self-determination and ultimate well-being
Culturally Responsive: Safe spaces to maintain a home culture and adapt to new connections and diversity; and developing a deeper understanding between cultures that are always changing
Our team mindset: we are a learning organization that sees “mistakes” or “missteps” as important learning opportunities and drivers for growth. As we learn, we keep in mind that we are accountable to each other and to the communities we serve.
This position will be part time and will become full time once the office opens to public and programming resumes.
Education: Preferred to have a minimum Diploma in Human Services, Administration, and Social Work or related work experience
Experience, Skills, and other requirements:
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to increasing diversity in our workforce and inclusion in our organizational practices. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply.
Deadline for submission is May 25, at 12:00 PM MST
Only those applicants who best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications outlined in the job posting will be contacted to advance to the next phase via e-mail or phone once the posting has closed.
The successful candidate may be required to provide several references and undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
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