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

  

AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES: 

 

RELIEF COOK - BRENDA’S HOUSE

Competition #: BHRLFCK – 02/21/2018

Would you like to make a difference in the lives of some of Calgary’s children and families? We have an immediate opportunity for a Creative Cook at Brenda’s House! 

Brenda’s House serves up to 14 children and families in a beautiful manor style facility with a modern kitchen and dining area in the Killarney neighborhood in South West Calgary.

This position reports to the Food Services Coordinator. This is a relief position.  

We require completed high school and a diploma or degree is welcomed. As well, a valid First Aid Certificate which must be obtained within 3 months of employment and a Food Safe Certificate are required. A vehicle is required and mileage is paid.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Prepare lunch and dinners for 45-60 residents, following Brenda’s House nutrition plan.
  2. Ensure sanitation and safety of kitchen. 
  3. Be friendly and respectful to families during their stay at Brenda’s House. 
  4. Other responsibilities as requested by Food Services Coordinator/Manager.

Salary: $16.71 per hour

Please send a cover letter and resume quoting Competition #: BHRLFCK – 02/21/2018 to careers@childrenscottage.ab.ca  
We appreciate the interest of all applicants however will only contact those invited for an interview.
 


 

DATA ENTRY CLERK - Part-time: 16 hours per week

Competition #: RCW – 04/06/2018

The Children’s Cottage Society is a charitable agency established in Calgary in 1986. The Society’s mission is “Preventing harm and neglect to all children and building strong families through support services, respite programs, and crisis nurseries”. Our vision is to achieve “Safe Children in Healthy Families”. 

The primary focus of this position will be to provide data entry support to programs of the Children's Cottage Society.

Responsibilities:

  • Enter and review client information into online database
  • Enter data in system in a timely fashion
  • Assist with collating of data for funders as per their data collection requirements
  • Monitor quality of data collected and entered, for completeness and accuracy.
  • Work with front line staff to ensure data is accurate
  • May assist in preparation of data in order to complete monthly and annual reports

Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware
  • Experience with data entry
  • Experience with Excel other human service data systems such as HMIS and ETO is an asset
  • Fast typing skills, knowledge of touch typing skills is preferred
  • Ability to work in a very organized, accurate and detail-oriented way
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to stay organized, including strong time management skills and ability to multi task

Please send a cover letter and resume quoting Competition Competition #: RCW – 04/06/2018 to
careers@childrenscottage.ab.ca 

Application Deadline: Until successful candidate is recruited. We appreciate the interest of all applicants however will only contact those invited for an interview. 

 


WEEKEND COOK - BRIDGELAND CRISIS NURSERY (Part-time - every other weekend)

Competition #: BCNCK – 03/19/2018 

The Children’s Cottage Society is a charitable agency established in Calgary in 1986. The Society’s mission is “Preventing harm and neglect to all children and building strong families through support services, respite programs, and crisis nurseries”. Our vision is to achieve “Safe Children in Healthy Families”.

Reporting to the Crisis Nursery Manager and Food Services Coordinator, this position is responsible for overseeing the kitchen and undertakes cooking lunch and supper for children.

Hours:  7-hour shifts:  10:30am – 5:30pm - Every other Saturday and Sunday and Statutory Holidays.

Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure the preparation of quality food and to ensure the maintenance of a clean facility.

Responsibilities:              

  • Prepares menus as designated by the Food Services Coordinator.
  • Carries out the designated cleaning routine.
  • Appropriately documents work completed.
  • Ensures kitchen area is left clean after meals.
  • Assists with other position related tasks as directed by the Manager.
  • Supervises and assists volunteers to work in the kitchen.
  • Ensures kitchen and storage area of the house follows the direction of public health

Qualifications:

  • Education in Safe Food Handling
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience cooking in a home like environment
  • Driver’s License and Vehicle to purchase groceries.

 

Please send a cover letter and resume quoting Competition #: BCNCK – 03/19/2018 to
careers@childrenscottage.ab.ca 

Application Deadline: Until successful candidate is recruited. We appreciate the interest of all applicants however will only contact those invited for an interview. 


 

PART-TIME CHILD CARE WORKER (Part-time - FTE .86)

Competition #: BCNCCW-04/19/2018  

The Children’s Cottage Society is a charitable agency established in Calgary in 1986. The Society’s mission is “Preventing harm and neglect to all children and building strong families through support services, respite programs, and crisis nurseries”. Our vision is to achieve “Safe Children in Healthy Families”.

Reporting to the Team Lead in consultation with the Crisis Nursery Manager, 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.

Hours: 12 hours shifts, a rotation of days and nights.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing quality care for children who are newborn to age 8.
  • Maintaining a safe environment.
  • Assisting children in their daily routines.
  • Assisting children to cope with feelings of separation from their parents.
  • Documentation of children’s daily activities.

Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Certificate an asset
  • Minimum of three years’ experience caring for children. Must be particularly experienced caring for infants and toddlers.
  • Current first aid/CPR/suicide intervention, aboriginal training, diversity training.
  • Must be available to work within an environment that provides 24/7 child care.
  • Must have the ability to work day shifts and awake overnight shifts, and can be responsive to be called into work on short notice.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

Please send a cover letter and resume quoting Competition Competition #:BCNCCW-04/19/2018 to
careers@childrenscottage.ab.ca 

Application Deadline: Until successful candidate is recruited. We appreciate the interest of all applicants however will only contact those invited for an interview. 

 

PRACTICUM STUDENTS:

The 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 admin@childrenscottage.ab.ca and we will contact you as soon as a practicum opportunity becomes available.

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