Job Posting 87782

Manager, Community Based Services (Early Parenthood and Infant Mental Health Division)
Kindred Connections Society
Work From Home - Calgary area
120 23 St NW
closes in 29 days (Mon, 31 Oct)
full time

About Kindred:
At Kindred, we’re convinced the key to living well is healthy relationships with self, family, and others. But relationships are complicated and sometimes we find ourselves in vulnerable places, disconnected from those who matter most.


Kindred’s purpose is to realize the power of human connection, and it shapes everything we do. Whether nuclear or chosen, family is the most important relationship in a person’s life. So, we invest in the special bond between children and those that care for them. We provide road maps toward healing when essential relationships are ruptured. And we understand that accessing timely mental health support can inspire confidence with self and others. Healthy human connection is possible, and together we can realize it.


The Position:
Job Title: Manager, Community Based Services (Early Parenthood and Infant Mental Health Division)
Job Type: Permanent, Full-time
Hybrid Work Option Available


Position Overview:
Reporting to the Director, Early Parenthood and Infant Mental Health, the Community Based Services Manager provides strong leadership to the division and cultivates a culture of excellence, respect, accountability, innovation and collaboration. Imperative to the Manager position is the ability to develop and monitor systems, processes and protocols that support best practice, quality assurance, outcome measurement and program evaluation. This position is responsible for the oversight of community-based programs for the division, including partnerships and partnership management, quality assurance, funding reporting, proposals, expansion and scalability, promotions and evaluation. The Manager also provides agency wide leadership and supports agency initiatives where appropriate.

Key Accountabilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

Administration and Project Leadership

  • Participate in developing and implementing the strategic direction of Kindred, the EPIMH division, and the newly designed delivery of community based services including the parent-infant relationship team and the provincial Expanding Hope Project;
  • Assist the Director to lead change to continue to push the boundaries of project evolution to meet the purpose and ambitions of Community Based Services;
  • Lead and motivate the Community Based Services team to achieve outcomes outlined in the program redesign;
  • Oversee quality assurance processes and accountabilities for community-based services including data management across all partners, survey administration, partner engagement, promotions, evaluation and continuous improvement planning;
  • Lead funding reporting for the team and lead or support all proposals related to EPIMH community-based services;
  • Assist director in preparing budgets.

Partnership Engagement and Promotions

  • Foster strong working relationships with each service partner, external referral partner, and prospective partners;
  • Engage with partners responsively and maintain and build buy-in related to the initiative;
  • Understand technology platform powering the project working with the technology partner to maximize its use at Kindred and on behalf of partners;
  • Promote community-based services in the community to engage stakeholders, prospective partners, and funders to support continued growth;
  • Deliver community presentations, coordinate social media efforts, coordinate marketing materials, and partner engagement with all of the above.


  • Graduate degree in Human Services, or other related field;
  • 3-5 years of leadership experience in leading teams and collaboration; or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered;
    • Experience in funding reporting and proposals;
  • Project management experience or PMP certification is preferred;
  • Experience utilizing client information systems, and data collection;
  • Ability to think, plan, and execute operationally;
  • Excellent communication skills including written, public speaking, and group facilitation;
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities from multiple stakeholders;
  • Working knowledge of community trends related to supporting young families and parents;
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams);
  • Core Brain Story Certification through Alberta Family Wellness Initiative is an asset;
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driver’s abstract and use of a vehicle with appropriate insurance;
  • Expectation of flexibility with hours to meet client needs; some evening work required.

Qualities and Characteristics

  • Embodies Kindred’s purpose (to realize the power of human connection) as demonstrated by prioritizing, embracing, and thriving in the work through strong relationships internally and externally;
  • Strong personal alignment with the Kindred values: compassion, courage, family, excellence, and humility.

Successful applicants for this Position must complete Police Information Check and Alberta Intervention Record Check.

The need for human connection is universal. At Kindred, we believe that everyone deserves to experience belonging regardless of where you come from, who you love, how much money you have or how you choose to pray. By embracing diversity of culture, race, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and thought, Kindred is committed to ensuring there is space for you. Kindred approaches its diversity, equity, and inclusion journey with curiosity and humility. We commit to creating a safe and inclusive environment for our staff, clients and anyone we have the privilege of being in connection with

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