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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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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 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.
The Family Centre is currently hiring energetic individuals interested in working with children and families as a part of the Parental Support Program. The Parental Support Program provides services to families from the Collaborative Service Delivery Program (CSD). This Program assists parents to maintain family functioning by helping families be connected. Parental Support Workers 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.
The Family Centre is looking for a motivated and highly skilled individual who is interested in challenging frontline social work. 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.
The intention of Family Engagement Services is to offer a process by which family can come together with kin, close friends, and community members to support a child or youth requiring intervention services. This practice offers a collaborative approach and it is intended to build on the strengths of the family system.
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.
You will be part of a team working to provide support in our Family & Youth Reunification homes. The Reunification homes focus on providing a family-oriented environment for children, youth and parents residing in the homes. The Family Reunification homes focus on supporting parents and their children aged 0 - 12 years, through the reunification process, which includes working with sibling groups and their parents in one of our homes, while the Youth Reunification homes focus on supporting youth aged 13-17, within a relational, developmental model utilizing a harm reduction, attachment based approach.
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.
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.