Job Posting 66421

Team Lead
The Today Family Violence Help Centre
Edmonton area, 17724 102 Avenue
closing today (Fri, 27 Nov)
full time

The Today Centre provides a single point of entry to comprehensive services for those impacted by family violence in Edmonton and area.  The Today Centre uses an integrated service delivery model, which requires partnerships with service providers to ensure a collaborative, coordinated community response for those impacted by family violence.


We are currently looking for an experienced individual for the full-time position of Team Lead.  As the leader of a team of Family Violence Specialists, the Team Lead is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of our Intake and Assessment Program, which provides telephone, virtual and/or in-person intake, risk assessment and safety planning, short-term supportive counselling, and coordination of resources and services for individuals impacted by family violence.  


The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:


  • Minimum post-secondary degree in related Human Services. A Bachelor of Social Work and registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers is preferred;
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in family violence services or programs;
  • Experience in crisis intervention, risk assessment, safety planning and short term supportive counselling;
  • Experience in staff supervision and/or leading a team;
  • Experience working within community partnerships or networks;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources, relevant acts, regulations and professional ethics;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with vulnerable and diverse populations;
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills and strong computer skills;
  • Ability to follow ethical practices in accordance with the Alberta College of Social Workers Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice;
  • Possess a reliable vehicle and valid Class 5 Alberta Government Operators License.

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