Are you interested in joining our unique family?
Families come in all shapes and sizes. What matters most is that your family members help guide, support, and sometimes challenge you through the good times and bad. That’s exactly how The Family Centre considers our employees—like family. We treat our people with the same respect and care that they treat our clients.
Do you want to be connected to your community?
For more than 70 years, we’ve been providing Alberta families with the services they need to thrive in the community. We foster healthy, safe, economically viable communities where people engage with one another, families are supported, and children flourish. Each year we proudly serve over 20,000 people, in addition to more than 100 corporate and government clients. We don’t just work in the background; The Family Centre employees and contractors make meaningful connections with individuals and organizations on a daily basis.
Are you ready to grow your career?
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.
Do you want to work with great people?
Today, The Family Centre boasts more than 350 employees dedicated to fulfilling our mission. These include social workers, family counsellors and therapists, psychologists, workplace support specialists, family life educators, interpreters, youth workers, family preservation workers, family support workers, home support aides, mediators, nutritionists, and financial counsellors. We strive for diversity to reflect our community, and we value your individual and collective contributions.
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you may be a good fit for The Family Centre team. To apply for one of our employee or contract roles, check out these available opportunities and follow the application instructions.
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.
The Family Centre has been working with community partners to build long term, promotional approaches to reverse the trend that an increasing proportion of our community’s children are at high risk. In our efforts to address the increasing number of families that are disenfranchised we have developed a conceptual framework to focus on healthy and safe communities whereby children live, grow and develop in family settings. This model has five fundamental constructs.
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, families and communities that lead to successful outcomes. The Family Centre requires Family Reunification workers for our Family Reunification Service.
You will be part of a team working in our Family Reunification homes that provide a family-oriented environment for parents and their children and youth aged 0 - 12 years. You will provide supports to families through the reunification process, which includes working with sibling groups and their parents in one of our homes.
You will be supporting parents to increase their parenting capacity, while maintaining attachment to their children. In order to ensure a stable and consistent environment for families, Family Reunification homes are supported 24 hours a day by team members working 12 hour shifts (days and nights) on a consistent rotation.
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.
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.