Millwoods Family Resource Centre Society

Family Futures Resource Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, support, and build on the strengths of families to enhance their well-being, through programs and collaboration.

Family Futures is EXPANDING and opening a new location in south east Edmonton! We are looking for experienced and passionate individuals. Check back soon for exciting career opportunities.

 

Family Mentorship / Early Years Facilitator

Full-Time Permanent Position / 37.5 hours/week

If you are an individual with a passion for building stronger families and building a better future for children. Consider a position with Family Futures Resource Network as a Early Years Facilitator/Family Mentor.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of a Post Secondary Diploma in a Human Services field.
  • RSW designation would be an asset.
  • 1-3 years experience working with families having challenges that may place their children's developmental needs at risk.
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, strength based relationship building.
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention and suicide intervention prevention techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of early childhood development.
  • Experience in program facilitation, development, evaluation and data collection.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work as a team and independently.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintain a caseload of approximately 9 families.
  • Conduct weekly face to face visits, preferably in the home until the child reaches the age of 5.
  • Facilitate programming aimed at the Birth-6 year age range.
  • Create early childhood development programming and assist in the development of curriculum as required.
  • Provide transition Outreach support.
  • Collaborate with families to set goals for the children's health and well-being, assessing on-going support and developmental concerns and provide necessary resources.
  • Provide information about proper child and family nutrition, child safety, positive parenting skills, coping and problem solving skills.
  • Maintain accurate comprehensive documentation and record upcoming visits on a database.
  • Participate in case conferences.
  • Attend monthly supervision meetings.
  • Utilize the Alberta Health Nurse for health related client concerns.
  • Provide emergency basic need support when necessary (gift cards, taxi vouchers, bus tickets,etc.).
  • Assist with the coordination of child care.
  • Provide support and feedback to volunteers to encourage their learning.

Other:

  • Access to a reliable vehicle
  • Current certification in First Aid/CPR
  • Valid Police Information Check and Alberta Children’s Services Intervention Check

Benefits:

The successful candidate will be eligible for health benefits after successfully completing a 3 month probationary period.

Hours of Work:

Full time position:  37.5 hours/week; willing to work a flexible schedule, which could include daytime, evening and Saturday hours.

The posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Forward resume and cover letter to:

Emma Stuart Campbell

Family Mentorship Supervisor

emma@familyfutures.ca

Fax: 780-490-0253

 

Note:  Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted