Job Posting 69551

Trainer (Social Services)
Closer to Home Community Services
Calgary area
closes in 3 days (Tue, 20 Apr)
full time




About Us:   Closer to Home Community Services (CTH) is a Calgary and Airdrie based not-for-profit agency that delivers a variety of services designed to meet the needs of vulnerable children and their families. Be a part of an innovative team that envisions:

  • A future where every child will belong to a family and feel valued and secure
  • All families can care for their children and contribute meaningfully in their community
  • A broad array of strength-based and family-centered services that teach, coach and support families to create new possibilities and achieve better futures together

About the Position:  In this permanent Full-Time position, the Trainer will work collaboratively with all CTH Departments and Programs to determine training needs, create meaningful and relevant training opportunities and to deliver training to ensure all CTH employees have the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively perform their job functions. The Trainer will ensure all mandated training is available and completed by those who require it. In addition, the Trainer will provide training information, identify themes and training gaps, participate in the evaluation system, and provide support to employees as needed.

About You:  You are a self-motivated individual with the ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality. You are extremely detail oriented, able to work independently and are highly organized, allowing you to effectively manage multiple priorities at one time. You are also extremely adaptable and can adjust to changing priorities as needed. In addition, you have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and are comfortable interacting with people from a variety of backgrounds as well as with people at all levels of the organization. You are culturally competent and able to conduct yourself in a manner which is respectful and encouraging of the cultural/spiritual beliefs and practices of others.

A Diploma or Degree in Social Services, Education or a related field, plus a minimum of one year of previous experience in a similar role. Relevant experience in the Teaching-Family Model is considered an asset. The successful candidate must demonstrate understanding of adult learning principles as well as experience with training competency-based training workshops. The successful candidate must also demonstrate proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point, Google Workspaces Suite (Gmail) and Adobe. In addition, a Police Information Check and an Intervention Record Check must be completed upon hire.

Required Competencies:  All positions at Closer to Home Community Services require (5) competencies: Instills Trust, Consumer Focus, Communicates Effectively, Situational Adaptability and Ensures Accountability.

Interested applicants are asked to submit their Cover Letter and Resume using the following link:

Closing Date: April 20th, 2021

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information on our organization, please visit our website at

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