Job Posting 78132

Never Too Late Coordinator
Catholic Family Service
Calgary area
250-707 10 Ave SW
closes in 4 days (Fri, 3 Dec)
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 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: Never Too Late Coordinator
Job Type: Full time, Permanent

 

Are you passionate about transforming lives through education, community development, and collaboration? CFS is looking for a high energy, creative and action-orientated team-player to work in the Never Too Late Program to support adult learners gain their GED, in both virtual and in-person formats. The Never Too Late Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination, implementation and delivery of the program and reports to the Supervisor of Never Too Late, Family Mental Health & Social Inclusion. Flexibility is required in performing duties during regular office hours as well as evenings and the occasional weekend.

 

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Social Work, Psychology, Community Development or related discipline;
  • Eligible and in good standing with professional governing body, if applicable;
  • 3-5 years of experience working with vulnerable populations with complex needs;
  • Experience facilitating groups and in case management;
  • Certification in Alberta Family Wellness Initiative Brain Story an asset.

Knowledge, Skills and competencies:

  • Understanding of principles of family resiliency, natural supports and knowledge of brain story and trauma informed approaches;
  • Ability to create a safe environment for group learning including knowledge of crisis prevention and intervention;
  • Knowledge in adult learning principles is an asset;
  • Skills in interdisciplinary collaboration and partnership building;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong computer competencies;
  • Highly organized self-starter with strong administrative and time management skills;
  • Thrives working independently and as part of a team;
  • Please note: applicants are encouraged to present with a current Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Review and a Child Intervention Record Check.

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