Careers

We are committed to providing an exceptional place to work. This means offering you opportunities to make a difference in your community, explore your personal and professional passions, develop your skills, gain hands-on experience, and advance your career. Our leaders work closely with employees at all levels to understand and support your career aspirations. And our methods are often ahead of the curve, so you get to work with the latest research and innovative approaches.

We have more than 250 employees dedicated to fulfilling our vision. These include child care providers, cultural coaches, family engagement facilitators, family intervention generalists, family reunification workers, interpreters, kinship support workers, mental health therapists, parental support workers, Roots and Wings workers, success coaches, youth connectors, youth liaisons, and youth reunification workers. We strive for diversity to reflect our community, and we value your individual and collective contributions.

To apply, check out these available opportunities and follow the application instructions.

Career opportunities

Admin Support

The Family Centre is currently hiring a dynamic administrative support person to join our administrative team.  This position supports administrative functions for all service areas of the organization including day to day data entry, reporting, and small projects.

Collaborative Service Delivery Manager

The Family Centre of Northern Alberta is recruiting a CSD Manager to oversee the development and implementation of an innovative service area. The guiding principles of CSD are early engagement, family centered involvement, outcome based practice, collaboration and shared responsibility with Children’s Services, and flexibility/innovation within the delivery of services. The manager reports to the Director, Children Services Program Delivery.

OCC Childcare Provider

The Family Engagement Services Program offers Collaborative meetings between Professionals and Families, referred to as Circles and Family Group Conferences, to families through our Collaborative Services Delivery Partnership with Child and Family Services. Often during these circles children are present, and require childcare in a separate space during the adult conversation components of the circle. The provision of quality childcare allows parents to feel at ease and be able to focus on intent of the circle. Childcare providers are an important component to creating a successful circle. This position would be on an On Call Casual Basis and could involve daytime, evening and weekend work.

Kinship Support Worker

The Family Centre is currently hiring energetic individuals interested in working with children and families as a part of Kinship Support Services. At the heart of The Family Centre’s philosophy is the belief that children fare best in the care of their family. The Kinship Support Worker is responsible for providing high quality support and guidance for families caring for children in Kinship placements through the Collaborative Service Delivery Program (CSD).

Youth Reunification Worker

Join our dynamic team of human care service professionals who are committed to developing positive working relationships as an integrated team member. Within this team, you will be working collaboratively with other professionals to meet the needs of children, youth, families and communities that lead to successful outcomes. The Family Centre requires Youth Reunification workers for our Youth Reunification Service.

You will be part of a team working in our Youth Reunification homes that provide a family-oriented environment for youth aged 13 - 18 years. You will work within a relational, developmental model utilizing a harm reduction, attachment based approach.

You will be supporting youth to re-connect to family and community in meaningful ways and create long lasting, permanent relationships. You will encourage the development of healthy living skills.  In order to ensure a stable and consistent environment for the youth, Youth Reunification homes are supported 24 hours a day by team members working 12 hour shifts (days and nights) on a consistent rotation.

Community-Based Mental Health Therapist (Contract Position)

Community-Based Mental Health Therapists are part of an integrated service delivery team.  They work in the community to increase access to mental health services to people in the neighbourhoods where they live. They work collaboratively with other service providers in a “Circle of Support” model for children and their families. Developing relationships with hard to reach parents and caregivers to remove barriers for those needing service is an important part of this work. At The Family Centre Therapists provide services to a wide range of clients. Services include Individual, Couple, Family and Group Therapy; Substance Abuse Assessments; Critical Incident Response; Coaching; Psycho-Educational Workshops; and other related duties.

Family Intervention Generalist

The Family Centre is looking for a motivated individual who is interested in challenging, fast-paced, frontline social work. The Family Intervention Generalist (FIG) provides in-home support to marginalized children and families who have Children’s Services involvement. This includes a significant proportion of First Nations, Metis and Inuit families and first generation Canadian families that have experienced the impacts of trauma and multigenerational abuse and neglect. The FIG position is a key role within Collaborative Service Delivery (CSD). The guiding principles of CSD are early engagement, family centered involvement, outcome based practice, collaboration and shared responsibility with Children’s Services and flexibility/innovation within the delivery of services.

Interpreter (Various Languages)

The Family Centre’s Centralized Interpreter Service provides both interpretation and translation services to limited or non-English speaking individuals, on behalf of the organizations that request the service.

An interpreter is a bilingual/bicultural person who is trained to assist in the communication process between non-English speaking persons and English speaking service providers or organization representatives. The interpreter facilitates the cross-lingual/cultural process helping all participants involved to understand the beliefs and practices of each other relevant to the cultural and linguistic meaning of the interaction. The context is in the provision of public services, such as healthcare, community services, legal settings, social services, and educational institutions.

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