Full Time Program Coordinator / Support Coach - Haven's Way
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Calgary, AB
Program Coordinator/Support Coach

Location: Haven’s Way Calgary

Are you an energetic individual who would enjoy being a positive role model? Would you like to be involved in providing Calgary's youth great programming?

In November of 2000, The Safe Haven Foundation opened its door to young women between the ages of 14 and 24. Safe Haven’s founding program, Haven’s Way™, has been widely recognized as the first of its kind in Canada. Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is a leading provider of providing quality service delivery and programs to children and youth, with a $20 million dollar operating budget, that supports the healthy physical, educational and social development for 20,000 young people and their families each year. The role of Program Coordinator/Support Coach would be to support both organizations toward their shared goal of improving at risk youth’s lives.

Haven’s Way provides a home for young women between the ages of 16-24 at risk of living a life on the street. Haven’s Way provides long term housing and comprehensive supports in a home like environment, so that these young women can build self-worth and confidence to pursue self-sufficiency and live a life they love.

As a Program Coordinator/Support Coach at Haven’s Way, a typical day might include:

Providing ongoing support in a safe environment

Person Centered case planning to support the youth in reaching their goals while in the program including transitional planning, formal goal setting, and ongoing assessments to track progress.

Make appropriate community referrals when needed

Support youth crisis and ensuring safety planning is developed and followed through with the live in supports

Providing supervision, coaching, and bi-annual performance reviews to the live in supports

Support youth to explore their cultural and religious desires

Engage and connect the youth in pro social activities

Assist the youth in developing their communication and problem-solving skills

Reduce barriers to education and employment

Liaison and facilitate relationships between family, professionals and health personal and advocate when necessary

Complete all case management duties on time, including any data collection and reporting

Establish and maintain community partnerships that benefit the youth and program

Support youth in engaging with natural supports through 1:1 Natural Support Meetings

Facilitate and plan weekly recreational nights

Collaborate with Safe Haven Foundation’s Associate Program Developer

Attend regular team meetings at Safe Haven Foundation (bi-weekly); attend Safe Haven Foundation events when applicable

Ensure all existing and new programming is consistent with the mission, values, vision and plans of Safe Haven Foundation

Be available for occasional evening/weekend work

Ensure all building and ground maintenance is done appropriately and in a timely fashion

We Have:
Fun and energetic work environment filled with creative, compassionate, open minded people.

A fantastic total compensation package including immediate benefits for full time positions and some part time positions.

Great support for work-life balance and flexibility in the workplace.

The opportunity to professionally develop your skills and coach others.

The opportunity work for an organization that has an incredible impact in communities in Calgary and surrounding area.

You Have:
Must have experience with vulnerable populations

Understanding of accreditation standards

Vehicle as this position requires daily driving

Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills

Strong problem solving, organizing, planning and analytical skills

Supportive team player and team builder

Flexibility through programming changes

Proficient computer knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as excellent oral and written skills.

Have we enticed you enough to want to become a Program Coordinator/Support Coach at Haven’s Way? Why not apply?! Submit your cover letter and resume now!