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Careers

Children’s Cottage Society employs over 150 staff who are dedicated to fulfilling the agency’s vision: Resilient children blossom in healthy families. We are passionate about making positive changes in the lives of families and their children in our community.  

Following are the available opportunities. Thank you for considering a position with our team.

For all positions the Application Deadline remains open until successful candidate is recruited. We appreciate the interest of all applicants however we will only contact those invited for an interview. 

For more information about the Children’s Cottage, please visit: www.childrenscottage.ab.ca.


AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES:

'Awake Overnight' Family Support Worker 

Competition #: BHFSWN

Brenda’s House is a residential program for homeless families that enables transition to housing using a “housing first” model of service. Brenda’s House has been in operation since February 2009, and provides shelter and support services to 14 families at a time. We are looking for experienced professionals with an empathic, non-judgmental view toward families with multiple needs. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting and planning with families to assist them in their efforts toward housing.

The Family Support Worker - Awake Overnight position is scheduled as a condensed work week of four 10-hour overnight shifts, 4 on 4 off rotation. FTE .875.

This role is for a temporary maternity leave role for 12 -15 Months.

View this document for more details about responsibilities and qualifications.

Please send a cover letter and resume by email quoting Competition #BHFSWN to careers@childrenscottage.ab.caThe application deadline remains open until successful candidate is recruited. We appreciate the interest of all applicants however we will only contact those invited for an interview.  


Full Time Child Care Worker

Competition #: CNCCW

We are looking for a strong team player to join our organization as a Child Care Worker with the Crisis Nursery Program.

Reporting to the Team Lead in consultation with the Crisis Nursery Manger, the Child Care worker is responsible for day to day care of the children staying at the Crisis Nursery. This role assists with planning daily activities for the children according to their developmental needs.

This position is a Comp .85 (approx. 36 hours per week) and works 12 hours shifts, a rotation of days and awake nights.

View this document for more details about responsibilities and qualifications.

Please send a cover letter and resume by email quoting Competition #CNCCW to careers@childrenscottage.ab.caThe application deadline remains open until successful candidate is recruited. We appreciate the interest of all applicants however we will only contact those invited for an interview.  


Manager, Housing Programs

Competition #: MHP2021

The purpose of this full time management role is to provide leadership to the staff of the Children’s Cottage Housing Programs including the HomeLinks, Rapid Rehousing, Adaptive Case Management and HomeBridge in order to support and facilitate the work of the Children’s Cottage Society in reaching its vision and mission.

View this document for more details about responsibilities and qualifications.

Please send a cover letter and resume by email quoting Competition #MHP2021 to careers@childrenscottage.ab.caThe application deadline remains open until successful candidate is recruited. We appreciate the interest of all applicants however we will only contact those invited for an interview.  


Development Coordinator

Competition #:  DC2021

We are looking for a results-orientated individual whose main focus is to raise funds toward the operational goal of $1.5 M and $200,000toward capital costs for the organization. Reporting to the Director of Development, the successful candidate will be a well-rounded and experienced professional in the fund development arena of the non-profit sector. This is an exciting time to join the Society as we are embarking on a new chapter of growth and in the midst of a Capital Campaign.

View this document for more details about responsibilities and qualifications.

Please send a cover letter, resume and salary expectations quoting Competition #DC2021 to: careers@childrenscottage.ab.ca. The application deadline remains open until successful candidate is recruited. We appreciate the interest of all applicants however we will only contact those invited for an interview.  


Relief "Awake Overnight" Family Support Workers for Brenda's House

Competition #BH-FSWRN

Brenda’s House is a residential program for homeless families that enables transition to housing using a “housing first” model of service. Brenda’s House has been in operation since February 2009, and provides shelter and support services to 14 families at a time. We are looking for experienced professionals with an empathic, non-judgmental view toward families with multiple needs.

View this document for details about responsibilities and qualifications.

Please submit your letter of interest and resume quoting Competition #BH-FSWN to: careers@childrenscottage.ab.ca. The application deadline remains open until successful candidate is recruited. We appreciate the interest of all applicants however we will only contact those invited for an interview.  


PRACTICUM STUDENTS: 

Children’s Cottage Society believes that providing students with hands-on experience to support their in-class learning is important. Students are given the opportunity for placement in the following programs:

We offer a variety of opportunities to students who are interested in developing their expertise and skills, and in being a part of making a positive change in the lives of families and their children in our community. Please send us your resume to careers@childrenscottage.ab.ca and we will contact you as soon as a practicum opportunity becomes available.

CCS IS GENEROUSLY FUNDED BY: