Job Posting 86585

Children's Residential Service Coordinator
Catholic Social Services
Central Alberta
Red Deer
closes in 49 days (Fri, 30 Sep)
full time  •  $22.52 - $25.34

Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity that puts your leadership skills to good use? Do you have passion in providing services to children with complex needs? If the answer is “Yes!”, this is the job for you!

Catholic Social Services is currently recruiting for a full-time (40 hours/week) Residential Service Coordinator in Red Deer. 

You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1800 staff, and hundreds of volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central Alberta. 

“As a Catholic social services agency, we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.” 

Our values are at the core of everything we do!

  • Humility: We acknowledge with gratitude our human abilities and limitations. We demonstrate humility by doing the best that we can with the resources that we have.
  • Compassion: We respond to people in need with love. We demonstrate our compassion by caring for people without judgment and without condition.
  • Respect: We demonstrate our respect by being personally present, open and attentive to those we care for and by honouring their dignity and freedom.

Job Summary:

The rewards are as plentiful as the challenges for a Service Coordinator in our Children's Ministry. As a coach and mentor to a dedicated team of Child and Youth Care Workers in a residential program, you set the example of high quality, client-focused care. Working with children and youth with complex needs, you will develop solid working relationships with guardians, staff, Agency leadership and community stakeholders. Your attention to detail shows in your strong program planning and communication style, which ensures that the team is providing the best care possible while maintaining a high standard of administrative excellence. Over your career, you have developed expertise in behavioral supports, crisis response, medical and/or personal care.

As our programs operate on a 24 hour basis, the successful candidate must have flexible availability.

Education and Qualifications:

  •  A Diploma/Degree in Child & Youth Care (or equivalent)
  •  Minimum 3 years’ experience working with individuals with emotional and behavioral needs
  •  Experience supporting individuals with complex and high behaviours
  •  Supervisory experience is considered an asset
  •  Valid First Aid and CPR 
  •  Vulnerable Sector Record Check from local RCMP or city police
  •  Child Intervention Record Check
  •  Current driver's abstract
  •  A vehicle and valid class 5 driver's license – requirement to transport clients in your personal vehicle
  •  Proof of vehicle insurance showing $2 million liability coverage

What We Offer:

  • The compensation for this position ranges from $22.52-$25.34 per hour and is based on qualifications and experience.
  • Flexible benefit options when eligible.
  • Work within a highly collaborative, team-oriented organization, where your ideas are heard, and you can see your impact daily.
  • Growth Opportunities: apply and grow your skills within a dynamic, innovative and expanding Agency that is taking a leadership role in our industry.

Please apply online, quoting the competition number 2800 to 

We thank all applicants. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity, and people of faith or no faith.


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