Coordinator Outreach and New Hope New Home
Edmonton John Howard society - Edmonton, AB

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Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a community based not for profit crime prevention agency that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949. Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.
The Family Violence Centre (FVPC) was established in 1997 to address gaps in services related to family violence and meet the needs of diverse groups. Programs delivered include: Community Outreach, New Hope New Home, Partner Check and Victim Assistance Program. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of services for the Community Outreach and New Hope New Home Programs and facilitating collaboration and coordination amongst the Centre programs as well as community partners. This position reports to the Director of Community Services.

Responsibilities/Tasks

  • Responsible for coordinating and supervising the day to day operation and delivery of services for the Outreach and New Hope New Home Program
  • Provide leadership offering streamlined, continuum of services
  • Staff supervision
  • Ensure program evaluation requirements are met
  • Provide leadership in diversity initiatives and partnerships
  • Liaise and collaborate with partners and attend all partnership meetings
  • Attend linking protocol meetings
  • Casework supervision
  • Assist with proposal development and funder reports
  • Provide presentation on family violence and FVPC programs to the community
  • Keep Director, Community Services informed of activities, challenges, successes and planning
  • Abide by agency personnel and program policy, code of ethics, and other agency policy including; harassment, internet policies and family violence protocols
  • Contribute to maintaining a positive work environment
  • Skillful in developing and sustaining teamwork amongst staff
  • Maintain small caseload

Qualifications/Skills

  • Registered Social Worker preferred with related experience (relevant education and experience)
  • Degree in Social Work or other related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience
  • Previous experience providing family violence interventions, risk assessment, knowledge of related services in the community and of current best practices in the field
  • Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Demonstrated experience working with community partnerships
  • Knowledge/ability working within coordinated, collaborative community responses
  • Knowledge/experience working with related systems (e.g. courts, child welfare, police)
  • Prior experience in program coordination (preferably in non-profit organizations) and staff supervision
  • Above average understanding of diversity, cross-cultural issues and culturally sensitive practice
  • Understand and contribute to the goals/values of EJHS and FVPC

Compensation

  • $ 53,000 annually
  • Competitive benefit package
  • RRSP plan
  • Free parking

Submit a resume and cover letter electronically by October 31, 2013

Safety and harmony in our community


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