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.
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The Family Centre has a strong reputation for providing quality services basing our work on research and evidence-based practices. We pride ourselves on providing leading-edge training and strong, reflective supervision. We intend to create a healthy organization that is intelligent in its response to community issues and intentional about our respectful treatment of each other. We have a strong focus on Trauma-Informed Care for the communities we support, as well as our staff teams. The Family Centre strives to hire a diverse team of employees, reflecting the diverse communities we support.
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).
The Family Centre is looking for a motivated individual who is interested in challenging, fast-paced, frontline social work. The Family Connector (FC) 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 FC 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 is currently hiring energetic individuals interested in working with children and families as a part of the Family Capacity Builder Program. The Family Capacity Builder (FCB) provides services to families from the Collaborative Service Delivery Program (CSD). This Program assists parents to maintain family functioning by helping families be connected. FCBs model attachment and connection by providing support to families in need, teach parenting techniques and encourage appropriate discipline. Workers help to guide parents to incorporate this in their day to day parenting, routines, structure and discipline, as well as emphasize the importance of play, school and community involvement.
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.
The Youth Connector provides community based support to youth who are lacking permanency. This includes a significant proportion of First Nations, Metis and Inuit and first generation Canadian families and youth who have experienced the impacts of trauma and multigenerational abuse and neglect. The Youth Connector was conceived in order to support the concept of furthering relational, legal, cultural and physical permanency for Children’s Services involved youth and young adults whom are disconnected from their families, communities and culture, and may be engaged in high risk activities.
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.