Full Time (35 hours per week)
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Join the Norwood team and start making a difference today!
Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre is an Edmonton based non-profit organization that has been supporting children and families since 1963, with a vision of Healthy Children, Healthy Families, Healthy Communities. Our programs and services are designed to strengthen and enrich families with children birth – 6 years old. Early childhood experiences are aimed at fostering optimal child development and healthy parent-child attachment. Parent education opportunities are created to support building the capacity of families. Family support services are provided to support families as the child’s first and most important teacher. Information and referral is a key practice in supporting families to grow and learn within their own communities. Programs are delivered using a holistic approach to support the social, emotional, intellectual, language, physical and creative needs of children and families in the community. For more information, visit https://www.norwoodcentre.com.
Norwood provides the following:
The Family Support Worker (FSW) works with children and families to strengthen parent/child relationships and expand the family’s resources. The FSW provides parents with tools for healthy child development, information and referrals, and builds on the strengths of families through home visitation.
The FSW provides support such as encouragement, connections, information, and advocacy and often work alongside parents to help solve problems around basic needs such as food, security, clothing, and safe and affordable housing. The FSW provides parent education by facilitating various groups that address a variety of topics, needs and areas of interest to families.
This position requires a flexible work schedule that includes occasional evenings and weekends as scheduled to meet the needs of families.
Norwood staff are guided by the following Team Charter: (SPIRIT)
If you share our values and support our mission and vision please consider joining our team.
Reporting to the Family Support and Intake Manager, the Family Support Worker is responsible for the following:
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre values diversity and welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, racialized, differently abled and LGBTQ2S communities.
Closing Deadline: Until Suitable Candidate is Found
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please note: Due to COVID-19, interviews may be conducted virtually using the Zoom video software platform
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