1 FT, 18 month term, 40 hours/week
Opportunity # DGH-IN-02/2014
Make a difference in the life of a child
Come join an energetic and fun team that is committed to providing deserving children and youth with hope for the future. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary provide a supportive environment in which to share your experience, develop your skills, and take on new challenges.
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and families the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is the place for you!
Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary’s Group Homes provide staff with the opportunity to develop and diversify their youth work skills by working in a residential program. Group Homes provide stable community residency for at-risk youth who cannot live at home.
Our vision in our Group Home program at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is to provide youth a warm home with a big heart.
Our staff is compassionate, creative, open minded people who never give up on our youth. Our team develops longstanding supportive relationships with our youth and is committed to inspiring them to realize their potential. Do you have a natural ability to connect with youth? Are you ready to begin a remarkable and inspiring career journey? Then come join our team!
Reporting to the Manager of Group-Based Care, the Program Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the operation of the Dalhousie Group Home. In addition to ensuring quality services for youth, the Coordinator will offer day to day support for staff including training and development. The Coordinator will also be required to monitor the referral processes as well as provide referrals to other resources within the agency and the community. The Coordinator will connect with community agencies, organizations and government agencies and forge partnerships to enhance the experience of youth in the programs.
- A diploma or degree in human services and at least three years experience in a supervisory role
- Experience working with at-risk youth is essential
- Current standard First Aid and CPR certification
- Class 4 Drivers License within three months of employment
- Recent Drivers Abstract and Liability Insurance
- Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Welfare Intervention Record Check
We offer the opportunity to be part of a creative and positive work environment, a competitive salary, supports for professional development, opportunity for advancement and the chance to be part of a national organization dedicated to supporting youth to develop skills for life. We are a committed equity employer.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume by quoting the above opportunity number for consideration. No phone calls please, only qualified candidates will be contacted.