Job Posting 62506

Family and Community Resource Coordinator
The Candora Society
Edmonton area, 262 3210 118th Ave NW Edmonton, AB
closed 8 days ago (Wed, 27 May)
part time

Position:  Family and Community Resource Coordinator 

The Candora Society of Edmonton is currently seeking a community oriented, motivated, collaborative person for a part-time (0.8 FTE) Family and Community Resource Coordinator position. 

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Family and Community Resource Coordinator (FCRC) coordinates the Family and Community Resource Centre and will work closely with the Family and Community Resource Workers (FCRW) to meet the goals and objectives of the Society and enhance Candora’s wrap-around service delivery model. This includes coordination of individual and family support work, maintaining a part-time caseload for direct support of participants, assist in coordination and documentation for reporting and evaluation, and providing direct supervision to the FCRW team. The FCRC works alongside the other Coordinators as a member of Candora’s leadership team to ensure Candora supports our community in a collaborative and seamless way. 

This is a permanent part-time position (28 hours/week), dependent on funding. 

Who We Are 

The CANDORA Society is a community-based organization in N.E. Edmonton that works together with community residents to effect positive change in their lives and the community.  The organization has a long history of grassroots community development that is built upon a participatory learning approach and relationship-based practice to help affect positive change in the lives of individuals, families and communities. 

One of Candora’s core values is a belief in diversity and inclusion. We believe that equality, equal access, respect, and justice are fundamental parts of our organization’s fabric. To achieve this, we hire people of all racial and cultural groups, socio-economic backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, and persons with disabilities.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Work collaboratively with FCRW team to coordinate the delivery of individual and family support work, community outreach, and community connecting events
  • Provide support and direct supervision to the FCRWs through ongoing mentoring, supervision, and reflective practice
  • Work to ensure that one on one support practices align with best practices around diversity and inclusion
  • Assist in coordinating Candora’s response in supporting participants who are experiencing urgent or complex crises
  • Working with individuals and families in the delivery of direct one on one complex case support
  • Work with participants, partner agencies and systems, community members and systems to facilitate access to resources needed to support participants and community members
  • Assist in coordination of the collection and maintenance of accurate records of participants
  • Assists with proposal and report writing, program evaluation documentation of outputs and outcomes
  • Prepare written monthly review of activities
  • Participate in the planning and facilitation of ongoing community connecting events/ activities
  • Participates as a member of Candora’s Leadership Team.
  • Attend interagency meetings
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • Degree or diploma in related human services field, or equivalent combination of education and experience in community development or social work (if eligible, must be RSW)
  • Clear Child and Youth Intervention Check, Criminal Record Check, and Driver’s Abstract, and access to a vehicle
  • Strong working knowledge of the broad range of community resources and mentoring on how to access the same
  • Demonstrated knowledge and intercultural experience in working with people of different cultural backgrounds, high needs, and marginalized populations
  • Orientation towards flexible, relationship based, reflective practice skills and a strong commitment to community development
  • Extensive crisis intervention and individual and family support work experience
  • Strengths in relationship building, team building and conflict resolution
  • Familiarity with and understanding of trauma-informed practice.
  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and team skills
  • Commitment to the vision, mission, values and beliefs of the Candora Society
  • Clear understanding of professional boundaries and ethics
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate excellent computer skills. 

Working Conditions 

  • The FCRC works a regular part-time schedule of 28 hours per week and may be required to work some evenings and weekends to accomplish work responsibilities.
  • The FCRC will work both in an office setting, community settings and non-standard workplaces.
  • The FCRC works in a quickly changing environment to support people from vulnerable populations experiencing crises in a supportive and compassionate manner.

Please apply by sending a cover letter and resume by mail or email to: 

Lorene Ryhard

#262, Riverview Crossing

3210 118 Ave NW Edmonton, AB T5W 4W1


This posting will remain open until May 27, 2020 or until a suitable applicant is found.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted. 

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