Roots and Wings Worker
Competition # 1449
The Family Centre has a strong reputation for providing quality services basing our work on research and evidence-based practices. We pride ourselves on providing leading-edge training and strong, reflective supervision. We intend to create a healthy organization that is intelligent in its response to community issues and intentional about our respectful treatment of each other. We have a strong focus on Trauma-Informed Care for the communities we support, as well as our staff teams. The Family Centre strives to hire a diverse team of employees, reflecting the diverse communities we support.
The Family Centre exists to support families and children to help them flourish and to help people engage with one another in order to promote healthy, safe, and economically viable communities.
Healthy families in healthy communities.
The Family Centre is looking for candidates who are interested in challenging opportunities, frontline social work, providing support to families. The outcome of the Roots and Wings interventions is that families improve their level of functioning, as demonstrated through resiliency growth. Caregivers provide a safe, supportive environment for their children, reducing risk factors and enhancing family protective factors, which will improve their child’s learning potential. Caregivers improve the connection to each other, their extended family and peer supports, workplaces, and their communities. Caregivers become positive actors within their school and community, encouraging children in school attendance, academic achievement, and social and community involvement. Children in families see themselves as having the potential for future success and demonstrate a reduction in high-risk behaviours, and an increase in positive behaviours and development of positive goals. The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.
Successful candidates will demonstrate the following competencies:
The main component of the Roots and Wings work is that the service provider is working in families’ homes offering family support, as well, assisting the caregivers with accessing supports for themselves and their children.
Roots and Wings also receive referrals from partnering schools and Children’s Services offices. These families have come to the attention of program partners as being in need of support and referral to Roots and Wings is made.
We work with families to help them create wholesome family environments.
Key Performance Indicators
Roots and Wings will:
What to Expect
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