Full Time (35 hours per week)
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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 Ubuntu Children and Families program was created two years ago to deliver groundbreaking services to vulnerable children, youth, and families in Northeast Edmonton. The C5 partnership, the creators of Ubuntu (composed of Boyle Street Community Services, Bent Arrow, Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre, and Terra Centre), had a vision for a new type of cutting edge service delivery model that could be provided by working together.
The Family Coach works with children and families to strengthen parent/child relationships. They provide parents with the tools for healthy child development and build on the strengths of the families. The Family Coach will foster positive relationship building with children, families and partners.
This position requires a flexible work schedule that includes evenings to 8:15pm and weekends as scheduled to meet the needs of families. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory for all Norwood staff, students and contractors.
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 Coaching Manager, the Early Childhood and Family Coach is responsible for the following:
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
The following qualifications are considered an asset:
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
Please note: Due to COVID-19, interviews may be conducted virtually using the Zoom video software platform.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory for all Norwood staff and practicum students. Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.
Immunization against COVID-19 is the most effective means to prevent the spread of COVID-19, to protect the children and families we serve, our workers, and the public; to prevent outbreaks at the Agency; and to preserve workforce capacity. This policy strengthens work Norwood has done throughout the pandemic to keep our staff and participants safe (i.e. distancing, hand hygiene, infectious disease protocols, PPE use, masking, and staff education).
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