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Thursday, October 26, 2017
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER www.cmha-edmonton,ab.ca | Position: Suicide Grief Support Services - Support Worker | Permanent Fulltime Position | Salary Range: $41,061 - $55,654 annually with benefits 35 hours per week | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday | Context: Reporting to the Suicide Grief Support Services Team Lead, the SGSS-Support Worker will be responsible for assisting with the day to day operations of the program including providing administrative program support and facilitating the delivery of client-centred services.
Responsibilities: Provides support to clients in Suicide Bereavement and Suicide Caregiver Programs; Delivers information material to clients upon request; Conducts community debriefings; Organizes and co-facilitates bereavement & support groups; Works collaboratively with the Team Lead in providing program development, planning, and reporting input; Assists with organization of and participation in special events that promote suicide prevention and survivor advocacy; Provides general administrative support to Suicide Bereavement and Suicide Caregiver programs and Team Lead; Assists Team Lead in fostering relationships with other bereavement and mental health programs; Provides mentorship, training, and support for program volunteers.
Qualifications: Post-secondary education in a related field; Clinical experience in counselling and/or bereavement; Experience facilitating groups; Successful completion of CMHA-Edmonton’s Distress Line Training Program; Experience and knowledge in the areas of bereavement, suicide prevention/intervention, and crisis intervention; Excellent interpersonal skills including an ability to deal with complex situations; Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings/weekends; Understanding of the principles of client and agency confidentiality; Knowledge of trauma informed practices is an asset; Experience mentoring & training volunteers is an asset; Experience working in a non-profit organization an asset; Experience with i-Carol Database an asset; Demonstrated initiative and ability to respond to situations with maturity and composure; Personal values strongly parallel and support organizational values; Well defined belief in the primary and fundamental value of people and social justice.
TO APPLY | Forward your CV/cover letter to: email@example.com | Deadline: November 8, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is found.
Sunday, October 22, 2017
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Position: Social Worker, Community Safety | The City of Edmonton | Job #29948 | This exciting position builds on Edmonton’s rich history of collaboration by meshing social work expertise with existing enforcement and community resources.
Context: As a Social Worker - Community Safety, you will improve community safety by championing a balanced approach – one that complements enforcement with supports and capacity building; develop, implement and evaluate crime prevention/reduction projects and strategies that meet the needs and circumstances of the community; use community development principles and approaches to work in a variety of settings and with a diverse range of individuals, groups and professionals; leverage analytics and cutting edge technology to assess areas of interest and focus; initiate, build and sustain effective working relationships with the police, community members, colleagues and stakeholders; analyze information and situations & respond responsively to arising needs/opportunities; provide leadership and mentorship to enhance the community's ability to act on their own behalf to prevent crime and sustain positive social development.
PLUS: provide public education on identified social issues in order to engage citizens in awareness and action; share capacity building expertise and leadership through presentations, public meetings, facilitation and with senior administrative and elected officials; assist groups with organizational development, including community engagement, strategic planning, project planning, developing proposals and applying for funding and board development; provide appropriate referrals to individuals and groups that need assistance.
Qualifications: completion of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from an accredited university; Master's Degree in Social Work is an asset -- Registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW); Minimum 3 years related professional social work experience with emphasis on community development & program/strategies development; experience working with Police services is an asset; demonstrated skills and creativity in the above functions, including strong skills in multidisciplinary teamwork, community and organizational development, and project management.
PLUS: highly developed communication skills with the ability to be clear, respectful and sensitive; ability to facilitate and implement creative, innovative and proactive strategies and actions to address social issues; values align with our Leadership Principles of: Making a Difference, We Do as We Say, Stewardship, Public Service and a One City approach; knowledge of community resources, social issues, social programs and crime trends in Edmonton; experience in engaging and animating diverse communities, including ethno cultural groups, Indigenous groups, seniors and youth. Note: Hire is dependent upon an Enhanced Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton; Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's licence (or provincial equivalent). Must obtain business auto insurance for personal vehicle use on City business.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Thursday, October 5, 2017
Employment Opportunity | Public Interest Alberta | http://www.pialberta.org | Position: Communications Officer | About: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Officer is responsible for managing media relations and communications.Provide general communications support to the Executive Director; Contribute to guiding and implementing the organization’s strategic directions; Research, write, and produce multimedia and print materials for the organization's advocacy campaigns; Manage, design, and edit a print newsletter using Adobe InDesign; Design, write, edit, and distribute an e-newsletter using NationBuilder; Develop and implement social media strategy: Develop and edit website content; Support the organization’s media spokespeople, act as backup spokesperson; Represent the organization at meetings as needed; Write and coordinate advertising, publications, and media releases to ensure accurate and timely communications: Manage timelines and work effectively with vendors to create communications and advertising products; Coordinate and promote special events and media conferences; Contribute to the development and implementation of the organization's communications strategy, including all aspects of internal and external communications, media relations, membership growth, fundraising, and public engagement.
A degree or diploma in a related field; equivalent combination of education/experience will be considered; Demonstrated commitment to progressive, social justice, public interest values; A strong understanding of politics in Alberta; Excellent networking, organizational, and interpersonal skills; A strong background in public policy analysis/writing; Effective written and oral communication skills; Basic graphic design skills and experience; Proficiency using MS Office, Facebook, Twitter; Demonstrated initiative, resourcefulness, and an ability to work independently; Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, NationBuilder, and video editing software is an asset.
This is a 35-hour-per-week position in our Edmonton office at $25-27 per hour, commensurate with experience, and includes health and retirement benefits. Collective bargaining is currently underway.
Submit your CV/cover letter with references and two writing samples to: by 11:59pm on Thursday, October 19, 2017. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. This position is unionized with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 474.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | ECALA www.ecala.org | Position: Communication and Operational Support | NEW Part-time position (21 - 24 hours per week). About: Edmonton Community Adult Learning Association (ECALA) is a granting council which provides funding to non-profit agencies to support the delivery of adult foundational learning and literacy initiatives which are non-credit and part-time | Closing Date: October 25, 2017 by 4:00 p.m. or until a suitable candidate is found.
The Position: The Communications and Operational Support position will support the Executive Director and ECALA staff with the day-to-day operation of ECALA and communication with funded agencies, government staff and other stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities: Assist ECALA staff in meeting deadlines for various tasks and projects as required; Establish, build and maintain communication and relationships with ECALA member agency practitioners and key stakeholders in the adult foundational learning and literacy community; Maintain accurate membership records and collect membership fees; Support the administration and report on analytics related to the ECALA website, twitter and other social media; Organize and schedule meetings, training, including contacting participants, booking rooms, ordering catering, room setup, maintaining accurate registration lists and tracking fees.
PLUS: Maintain accurate records of proposals received, agency allocations, agency correspondence, measurement and evaluation information and agency history; Support the Executive Director with correspondence, record-keeping of a confidential nature, program and professional development measurement and evaluation, and Annual Report; Provide regular communication through an e-newsletter to funded agencies and stakeholders on Edmonton-based learning, training and other relevant information; Complete emerging projects and other related duties as required.
Required Education & Experience: Diploma or course work in a related filed, such as administration, business, computers, communications, office management and/or non-profit administration. An equivalent combination of education and related experience will be considered; Experience working in the non-profit sector is an asset. Compensation: Salary range will commensurate with experience, education and other similar non-profit organizations. Health Spending Plan of $2500.00 per fiscal year available after three month probationary period, in addition to RRSP contribution of 2.5% per salary after one year of employment.
TO APPLY – forward CV/cover letter with salary range expectations by email to: Debbie Clark, Executive Director | email@example.com
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER | Position: Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator | Start Date: Immediately | Terms: Part-Time Permanent Position | Salary Range: $ 21,116.00 – $ 27,790.00 annually | Location: Edmonton | To review the full job description, please visit: www.edmonton.cmha.ca | Thanks!
About: The Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator, (the Coordinator), is responsible for the coordination, implementation and evaluation of support services provided to CMHA-ER and community partner housing tenants. Additionally, the Coordinator acts as community liaison in accordance with the agency mandate and the program’s goals and objectives. The Coordinator is a member of the Housing Services Team. This position will appeal to a candidate who is seeking a part-time (18 hours per week) permanent position.
Qualifications: Graduate from a recognized post-secondary human services program and a minimum of 3 years of recent community mental health and case management experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered; Assessment, interviewing, and supportive counselling skills; Knowledge of service coordination and psychosocial rehabilitation practice; Able to work with a high degree of independence; Must be willing to work flexible hours; Have ready access to a reliable vehicle and carry supplementary insurance; Registration with professional body if applicable (i.e. ACSW).
TO APPLY | Email CV/cover letter in confidence to: firstname.lastname@example.org | Closing Date: October 10th, 2017.
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