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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

STORIES from AMISKAWACIWASKAHIKAN | 09.21.19.


STORIES from AMISKAWACIWASKAHIKAN: An Indigenous Gathering. Saturday September 21, 2019 Time: 10:00am to 8:00pm. (Free Event) || At: Edmonton Intercultural Centre Gym: 9538 – 107 Avenue. Note: 10:00am Pipe Ceremony – Grand Entry to Follow. ||| Join us for a day of learning and entertainment featuring diverse voices from the land we know as Amiskwaciwaskahikan. MC: Jodi Stonehouse. Guest-speakers from Naheyawin. Topics: Reconciliation; Orange Shirt Day; History of Papaschase; Amiskwaciwaskahikan and more! Indigenous Artisan Market – Feast (must bring your own feast kit) Contemporary and Traditional Performances, intercultural entertainment. Hosted by: Creating Hope Society of Alberta – https://www.creatinghopesociety.ca/ ...

Monday, September 9, 2019

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA Edmonton Region |


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER www.cmha-edmonton.ab.ca | Position: Team Lead, Crisis & Navigation | Terms: Full-time | Closing Date: September 22, 2019 | Submit CV|cover letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

About: CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness|understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education. We support the resilience and recovery of people in distress including those affected by mental illness or suicide by providing crisis intervention; safe, long-term and affordable housing; peer connections; suicide grief|family support; advocacy and wayfinding; and providing opportunities to improve your wellness. Join us and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and stressful situations including abuse, violence, and suicide.

Abstract: Reporting to the Manager, Crisis & Navigation Support Services, the Team Lead, Program Crisis and Navigation is responsible for assisting with the activities necessary to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Distress Line and 211 programs. 211 provides 24-hour information and referral to a wide range of non-emergency social, health and government programs. The Distress Line provides 24-hour confidential, short term, crisis intervention, emotional support and connection to resources. The position is responsible for the supervision, staff scheduling and face to face support for casual and relief staff that assist in the ongoing functioning of both programs. The Team Lead will undertake program evaluation activities including the development of evaluation tools, information gathering processes, data analysis and reporting. It will also answer Distress Line and 211 calls during periods of high volume or staff absences. The Team Lead will work closely with other Team Leads to ensure a consistent approach to staff and volunteer support as well as implementing organizational and program policy and procedure is maintained.

Qualifications|Experience: Related post-secondary Diploma (in a Social Science preferred)• Minimum of 3 years experience in a client|customer service role where high volume, stressful and/or difficult situations are regularly encountered • Previous experience conducting data analysis &evaluation activities is preferred • Successful Completion of Gender Based Analysis + Training and Brain Story Certification • Successful completion of the Distress Line Training • Successful attainment and maintenance of: Information and Referral Specialist Certificate; Crisis Worker Certificate • Acceptable attainment & maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check.

Skills|Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including excellent telephone skills to ensure callers’ needs are determined & met • Ability to work effectively in a stressful environment, deal with difficult situations and respond in a composed manner • Positive, helpful attitude towards assisting clients • Demonstrated understanding of: mental health; mental illness and recovery; information and referral services; and crisis intervention • Demonstrated supervisory abilities + an understanding of the objectives of the Distress Line and 211 line and the organization • Analytical, data analysis and program evaluation skills and abilities • Demonstrated abilities in program management and delivery • Ability to work independently, set priorities, meet deadlines and allocate time and resources effectively • Organizational and problem solving skills with a keen attention to detail, a high degree of accuracy, and excellent time management and prioritization skills • Skills and abilities in the operation and functioning of a contact centre • Excellent keyboarding skills and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office and other program software • Ability to deal effectively with the public and community agencies and maintain good public relations. –

Sunday, September 1, 2019

CROSS CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE in the WORKPLACE | 09.24.19.


WORKSHOP | “Cross Cultural Intelligence in the Workplace" with Litzy Baeza | September 24, 2019, 9:00 am. to 12:00 noon. At the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, 7103 – 105 Street, NW. | $85.00 per-person | 

Context: Understand how you can boost your business acumen by developing your cultural intelligence (CQ). Understanding and managing cultural differences is critical to effectively working, communicating and transferring knowledge in multi-cultural|international business environments. Explore the ways in which cultures differ, how these cultural differences impact organizations and how they may affect the transfer of communication among people.

About: Litzy Baeza is a Cross-Cultural | Intercultural Consultant. She has worked in the International Education field for the past 15 years living and working abroad allowing an in-depth look of how different cultures communicate. She facilitates workshops full-time and teaches an online course for college students on the topic of Cross-Cultural Intelligence. –

Registration closes Sept. 23, 2019 
Further Information & Registration
E: leocamposa@gmail.com | T: 780.474.6058

Thursday, August 29, 2019

OCCASIONAL PART-TIME WORK | Pineyro's Cleaning Service.


> PINEYRO’S GENERAL CLEANING SERVICES | Hola: we are looking for good-reliable people for occasional night-time cleaning work. Requirements: be available from 4:00 am to 8:00 am from Friday to Sunday; working papers (work-permit) in order; attention to detail and responsible. The working place|venue will be downtown Edmonton. If interested, call (or) text 587.337.1844 to book an interview. Thanks! Web: https://pineyrosgeneralcleaning.com/

Saturday, August 24, 2019

EHBA: OPEN HOUSE & SPANISH CLASSES - Fall 2019.


EDMONTON HISPANIC BILINGUAL ASSOCIATION
(EHBA) FALL 2019 OPEN HOUSE & CLASSES

If you’re interested in learning Spanish, the Edmonton Hispanic Bilingual Association has over 38 years of experience teaching it. We offer Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels to adults. You will not only learn the Spanish language, but also get to know the different aspects of both the Hispanic and Latin American culture. All our instructors are experienced professionals who are native speakers of Spanish. Our fall classes begin September 10th and 14th, depending on whether you choose Tuesday evenings or Saturday mornings. Each Level takes 10 weeks to complete. Check out our Open House Events at McKernan School On the following dates: Tuesday, September 3rd, from 7 to 9 PM and, Saturday, September 7th, 10 to noon. Here's our Fall classes schedule: Fall 2019 | Tuesdays from September 10th to November 12th | Saturdays from September 14th to November 13th | Days to choose from: Tuesdays from 7:00 to 9:30 pm. (10 Weeks) or Saturdays from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. (10 Weeks)

Details & Registration: www.ehba.org | Register before Sept. 01 to take advantage of the Early Bird discount.  Further information|questions, email us at: info@ehba.org or call us at 587.357.9357. See you all in September!

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA Edmonton Region.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA – ER | www.cmha-edmonton.ab.ca | Position: Help Lines Support Worker | Terms: Permanent Full-time (2 positions available) | Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 15:00-22:30 – Sunday – Thursday 17:00-00:30. ||| TO APPLY: submit CV & cover letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca | Note: On your application please indicate the shift time you are applying for.

About: CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness and understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education. We support the resilience and recovery of people in distress including those affected by mental illness or suicide by providing crisis intervention; safe, long-term and affordable housing; peer connections; suicide grief and family support; advocacy and wayfinding; and providing opportunities to improve your wellness. Join us and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and stressful situations including abuse, violence, and suicide.

Abstract: Reporting to the Help Lines Supervisors, the Help Lines Support Worker is responsible for coordinating and assisting with the activities necessary for effective program delivery in the Distress Line.  The Distress Line is a 24 hr line that helps people in crisis who may be feeling overwhelmed, experiencing abuse or contemplating suicide get emotional support, crisis intervention and connection to resources. The position duties include supervising/overseeing the performance of volunteers who answer Distress Line calls and arranging for emotional and practical support for the volunteers as may be required.  The Help Lines Support Worker will also undertake activities related to orientation, retention, evaluation, training|recognition for Distress Line Program volunteers.

Qualifications/Experience: Related post-secondary Diploma or relevant course-work (in a Social Science preferred) · Frontline experience on a Distress Line or in another similar role is required · Experience supervising volunteers is an asset · Successful Completion of Gender Based Analysis + Training and Brain Story Certification are an asset · Successful attainment and maintenance of: Information and Referral Specialist Certificate; Crisis Worker Certificate. Acceptable attainment & maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check. 

Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including excellent telephone skills to ensure callers’ needs are determined and met · Ability to work effectively in a stressful environment, deal with difficult situations and respond in a composed manner · Positive, helpful attitude towards assisting clients · Demonstrated understanding of: mental health; mental illness & recovery; information|referral services; and crisis intervention · Ability to work independently and in a team environment · Ability to set priorities and allocate time and resources effectively · Organizational, time management and problem solving skills · Demonstrated abilities and initiative in completing tasks and projects · Ability to provide constructive and positive feedback to others and be able to accept the same · Ability to be empathetic, assertive and non-judgmental when assisting clients · Keyboarding skills and the ability to effectively use MS Office and other program software. –

Monday, August 5, 2019

THE CHOICE to HEAL | A Workshop with Michael Palmer | Sept. 2019.


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT with Michael Palmer | Promise, Adversity and the Choice to Heal | Sept., 13-15, 2019 @ PURA VIDA, 14920 Stony Plain Rd., Edmonton. ||| A Weekend Workshop with Michael Palmer ||| For more information and to register, go to: www.guiltbuster.com “UPCOMING EVENTS”. 

Context: while the promise of love|joy belongs to you, much can bar the way to your promised land! All of the obstacles, challenges and adversity we will face in life, are rooted in the loveless, unconscious beliefs that we hold to be true about ourselves. If you would enter your promised land you must unearth your loveless beliefs and bring them to the light of awareness where they can be forgiven and let go. This workshop extends a powerful opportunity to forgive the error and remember; love is who you are! If you would invite this remembrance, this workshop is for you!

 Friday, September 13, 2019               > 7:00 pm – 10:45 pm
 Saturday, September 14, 2019           > 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
 Sunday, September 15, 2019             > 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

2 DAY PARTICIPATION (Friday Evening through Saturday) | Good Price SINGLE $250.00 | Better Price! DOUBLE $200.00 each – At checkout enter code: FRIEND | BEST PRICE! Receive your BEST PRICE at one of our Free Introductory Seminars, on Wednesday, August 21 or Thursday, September 5. All in attendance receive a chance to WIN A FREE SEAT into the workshop! For more information and to register, go to www.guiltbuster.com “UPCOMING EVENTS”. 3 DAY PARTICIPATION (Friday Evening through Sunday). Good Price SINGLE $350.00 Better Price DOUBLE $300.00 each – At checkout enter code: FRIEND BEST PRICE! Receive your BEST PRICE at one of our Free Introductory Seminars, on Wednesday, August 21 or Thursday, September 5. All in attendance receive a chance to WIN a FREE SEAT into the workshop!

About Michael Palmer: Michael relies upon Spirit to work through him for the welfare of those he serves. His workshops support participants to face their fears, overcome their adversity and embrace the happiness they are truly meant for. His Spirit, and delightful sense of humor, bring levity and flow to the process, all of which combine to extend a profound opportunity for participants to effect healing in their lives. In a great many cases his workshops are reported to be life changing. “When one person chooses to step through their fears to the promise of their heart, they truly light the way for us all. One person does make a difference. I invite you to become that person. Your presence, your choice|your contribution are vital to the lives of others and the promise of who we are. This workshop is about fulfilling that promise, together.” – Mike Palmer