Employment Opportunities

Family

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.

Community

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.

Career

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.

People

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.

Career Opportunities


Kinship Support Worker

July 20, 2018

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).


Roots and Wings Worker (2 Positions)

July 18, 2018

The Family Centre is looking candidates who are interested in challenging opportunity, frontline social work, providing support to families. Outcome of the Roots and Wings interventions are that families improve their level of functioning as demonstrated through resiliency growth. Caregivers provide a safe, supportive environment for their children, reducing risk factors and enhancing family protective factors, which will improve their child’s learning potential. Caregivers improve connection to each other, their extended family and peer supports, work places, and their communities. Caregivers become positive actors within their school and community, encouraging children in school attendance, academic achievement, and social and community involvement. Children in families see themselves as having potential for future success; and demonstrate a reduction in high risk behaviors, and increase in positive behaviors and development of positive goals. The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.


Community-Based Mental Health Therapists (Multiple Contract Positions)

July 17, 2018

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.


Roots and Wings Worker (Part-Time)

July 17, 2018

The Family Centre is looking candidates who are interested in challenging opportunity, frontline social work, providing support to families. Outcome of the Roots and Wings interventions are that families improve their level of functioning as demonstrated through resiliency growth. Caregivers provide a safe, supportive environment for their children, reducing risk factors and enhancing family protective factors, which will improve their child’s learning potential. Caregivers improve connection to each other, their extended family and peer supports, work places, and their communities. Caregivers become positive actors within their school and community, encouraging children in school attendance, academic achievement, and social and community involvement. Children in families see themselves as having potential for future success; and demonstrate a reduction in high risk behaviors, and increase in positive behaviors and development of positive goals. The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.


Collaborative Service Delivery Manager (2 Positions)

July 12, 2018

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. This position requires management of staff, budgets and operations, and external relationships to achieve positive client outcomes. The manager reports to the Director, Children Services Program Delivery.


Success Coach (2 Positions)

July 12, 2018

The Family Centre is currently hiring energetic individuals interested in working with children as a Success Coach. The outcomes of the Success Coach Interventions are that students become positively engaged with the Coach and their schools, become positive actors within the school community, attend school, begin to succeed academically, reduce high risk behaviors, increase positive behaviors, develop positive goals, and begin to see themselves as having the potential for future success. The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.


Success Coach (Arabic Speaking)

July 12, 2018

The Family Centre is currently hiring energetic individuals interested in working with children as a Success Coach. The outcomes of the Success Coach Interventions are that students become positively engaged with the Coach and their schools, become positive actors within the school community, attend school, begin to succeed academically, reduce high risk behaviors, increase positive behaviors, develop positive goals, and begin to see themselves as having the potential for future success. The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.


Success Coach (1 Year Term)

July 12, 2018

The Family Centre is currently hiring energetic individuals interested in working with children as a Success Coach. The outcomes of the Success Coach Interventions are that students become positively engaged with the Coach and their schools, become positive actors within the school community, attend school, begin to succeed academically, reduce high risk behaviors, increase positive behaviors, develop positive goals, and begin to see themselves as having the potential for future success. The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.


Kinship Support Services

June 19, 2018

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).


OCC Childcare Provider

June 1, 2018

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 Services

May 8, 2018

The Family Centre is currently hiring energetic individuals interested in working with children as a Success Coach. The outcomes of the Success Coach Interventions are that students become positively engaged with the Coach and their schools, become positive actors within the school community, attend school, begin to succeed academically, reduce high risk behaviors, increase positive behaviors, develop positive goals, and begin to see themselves as having the potential for future success. The position reports to the Manager of Community Initiatives at The Family Centre.


Interpreter

February 5, 2018

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.