Job Posting 65303

Coordinator – Fathers Moving Forward
Catholic Family Service
Calgary area, Louise Dean Centre, 120 23 St NW, Calgary AB T2N 2P1
closes in 3 days (Fri, 23 Oct)
full time

Catholic Family Service (CFS) is all about building strong families. Our programs and services respond to the challenges that threaten families and leave them vulnerable. We focus on enhancing the mental health and well-being of our clients, empowering parents, nurturing children’s healthy development and enabling success in school. We take an integrated approach across our service portfolio, always looking for the opportunity to encourage discussion and healing at the family level. In so doing, we enable CFS professionals to help their clients build strong and resilient families – and to break through the cycle of vulnerability to live the lives they have always wanted. We serve and employ people from all faith traditions, cultures and backgrounds.


The Position:

Title: Coordinator – Fathers Moving Forward                             Job Type: Full Time


Catholic Family Service is seeking a passionate, innovative, energetic individual to help strengthen and grow our young father’s program. As the program coordinator, you will embed the learning from our recent program evaluation into co-creating the next phase of program development. We are looking for someone who is skilled at working at both the macro (e.g. partnership development, stakeholder engagement) and micro (individual and group work with clients) levels of social work practice. It is an exciting program with great opportunity for increasing awareness and access to services for young fathers, their children and partners. This individual will report to the Supervisor of the Counselling and Social Support Services Team at Catholic Family Service – Louise Dean Centre.


Qualifications Required:

  • Degree in Social Work/ Psychology is required; equivalency may be considered;
  • Eligible and in good standing with professional governing body;
  • Skilled in group facilitation, engagement, recruitment, case management, counselling and assessment skills;
  • Experience and knowledge of working with young adults, especially young fathers and young mothers;
  • Strong team work; willingness to learn; effective time management and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings;
  • Experience with collecting, maintaining and compiling evaluation information for reports;
  • Strong interpersonal skills to participate on a variety of committees focused on men’s services, cultural communities and families;
  • The Core Brain Story Certification through ‘The Alberta Family Wellness Initiative’ as an asset.

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