Family Aide Worker (Contract Position with Excellent Benefits and Great Work-Life Balance!)
Catholic Social Services
Edmonton, AB
19-012 Family Aide Worker (Contract Position with Excellent Benefits and Great Work-Life Balance!)

Collaborative Service Delivery Program

Are you looking for a fulfilling career that can make a difference in the life of families in need? Put your passion for working with youth towards a rewarding opportunity with Catholic Social Services as a Family Aide Worker with our Collaborative Service Delivery Program!

You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1700 staff, and 2000 volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central and Northern Alberta.

Program Overview:
As a Family Aide Worker with the Collaborative Service Delivery Framework, you will provide high quality supports to children and families directly involved with Children and Youth Services. This position requires workers to teach parenting and communication skills, as well as support and transport children to family visitations.

About the Role:
This is a full time contract position up to (40) hours per week. This contractual role has an end date of March 31, 2019.

As a Family Aide Worker you will be responsible for:
You are self-motivated, resourceful, and comfortable working both independently and part of a service team.
As part of this position there are components of working with families and parent were they are at including:
Assisting the family with cleaning, shopping, cooking and navigating the different systems in the community
Assisting Aboriginal families in accessing elders and traditional knowledge keepers and other community resources
Maintain a current and comprehensive awareness of applicable community resources to meet client’s specific needs and advocate for clients when appropriate
You are passionate and dedicated to helping families reach their fullest potential by empowering parents and children to seek and foster meaningful relationships and emotional bonds

Education and Qualifications:
A diploma/degree in Human Services (or equivalent)
A minimum one to two (1-2) years of related experience including knowledge of community resources and family intervention
In-home family support experience is preferred and knowledge of addictions and mental health issues would be an asset
You are organized and excel in time management and have proficient computer skills
Strong relationship building and leadership skills
This position requires a flexible work schedule to meet the needs of families and including daytime, evening and weekend work. An on-call component is required.

A valid driver's license and vehicle that enables you to safely transport clients and children in the back seat (Child safety seats will be provided) is required. Police Information Check including vulnerable sector search, Intervention Record Check and/ or summary of driving record with no more than six (6) demerit points are conditions of employment and the financial responsibility of the candidate.

The salary range for this position is $22.50 to $25.32 per hour based on qualifications and experience.

As a Catholic social services agency we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity and people of faith or no faith.

Please apply online at www.cssalberta.ca/careers to competition number 19-012. We thank all applicants, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.