Family Services of Central Alberta is a non-profit agency who assists individuals and families to maintain dignity, enhance autonomy, and strengthen relationships through supportive programs and excellent human services. We believe that the family is the most important resource to the individuals within it. As an employer, we are looking for an individual with high personal accountability, a strong commitment to the delivery of an outstanding quality of service for the individuals and families we see. In turn, we are committed to investing in your well-being by providing opportunities to learn, grow and be inspired to be the best you can be.
Family Services of Central Alberta is currently recruiting a highly professional and independent individual for a part-time Mentor opportunity working with families in our Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP). The PCAP program is an intensive home visitation relationship based service that has demonstrated successful outcomes. The PCAP program involves collaborative work with community resources including such strategies as substance use, treatment, planned pregnancies and parenting programs.
Knowledge of addictions, mental health, F.A.S.D, and child development
Experience working with substance use/addictions, families and children or equivalent combination of education and work experience
Education in Social Services or related field
Demonstrated ability to effectively engage with high-risk mothers and their families
Ability to conduct interviews covering extremely sensitive and confidential issues
Ability to problem solves in crisis situations
Work efficiently and independent in the field with supportive supervision
Strong organizational and time management skills
Strong communication skills
Teamwork is essential
Ability to prioritize
Technology oriented –ability to learn program specific data bases
Must have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle
Valid Criminal Record Check and Child Intervention check
If you are passionate about helping families, are educated, experienced and want
to make a difference in your community – we want to hear from you!
Note: Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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