Job Posting 92180

Child and Youth Outreach Case Manager
YW Calgary
Calgary area
1715 – 17 Avenue SE Calgary, AB, T2G 5J1
closing today (Wed, 22 Mar)
full time - temporary / contract

YW Calgary works to provide preventative and restorative services to women and their families to help them thrive. Our mission is to intervene, empower and lead where people need us most. We are committed to advocating for mental health, supporting those experiencing domestic violence and enabling women’s economic prosperity.


The Child and Youth Outreach Case Manager will work to provide a safe and supportive environment for children to engage in activities that reduce the impact of family violence and build social competence and emotional well-being. In this role, you will engage systems (e.g., school, family, community & peer groups) to promote safety and wellness for children living in the community. You have passion and energy for working with children and youth to change lives. You have a hope filled approach along with strong people skills and knowledge to support families during challenging and stressful times. Creating engaging experiences and interactions is a challenge you’re up for. You can easily build rapport with parents, partner organizations and colleagues which is also an element that rounds you out.

This is a temporary full-time 12 months position working 37.5 hours per week. This schedule works Monday – Friday and every other Saturday.

• Truly rewarding work; contribute to lasting, positive change for individuals and our community
• Flexible schedules and a hybrid work arrangement to help our employees balance work and life
• A supportive team environment and opportunity for professional development
• Comprehensive benefits, onsite fitness, and childcare facilities

• Deliver services and support to children and youth who are experiencing family crisis
• Support children and youth living in the community as well as supporting families moving from the shelter into the community
• Provide crisis intervention, assessment and planning and assist children and youth to develop safety plans
• Provide and develop targeted intervention activities including relationship building, parenting support and child/youth-focused intensive outreach support
• Support the transition of children and youth from shelter into the community
• Provide appropriate referrals to internal and external programs for long-term intervention, support, and counseling
• Collaborate with community agencies regarding the child’s needs and advocate when appropriate
• Partner with schools and other resources to provide holistic support
• Accurately record program information on time, meeting program records management standards
• Remain current and continuously update professional skills and referral knowledge

• Bachelor of Social Work or equivalent in human service field
• Minimum 3 years’ experience working in the field of violence against women and working with youth and children
• Experience working with an Outreach based program an asset
• Have a knowledge of trauma sensitive principles and practices
• Have a working knowledge of the causes and consequences of domestic abuse and the impacts on children
• Demonstrate strong client centered support skills, creative problem-solving skills, and excellent communication skills
• Ability to build trusting, healthy, and functional professional relationships
• Good organizational and assessment skills and ability to prioritize
• Strong computer literacy including MS Office Suite, ability to learn additional software quickly and effectively
• Ability to drive and must provide own licensed vehicle and proper insurance for work use. Valid Class 5 driver’s license
• A clear Police Information Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Search, and an Intervention Record Check is required upon commencement of employment

YW Calgary is committed to providing an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace where all employees, volunteers and clients feel valued and respected, whatever their race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, ancestry, or place of origin.

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