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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. 


AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES:

Communications Coordinator

Competition #CC2021

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Communications Coordinator will facilitate the implementation and development of communications strategies for the Children's Cottage Society’s current programs, community presence, and operational needs as well as supporting the communication needs of the annual funding and current capital campaign. This individual will be the primary person responsible for the development and execution of the Communications strategy and work plan. Activities will include but not be limited to the production of graphic design and marketing materials, communications including written articles/blogs, website content, program guides, newsletters, etc. The successful candidate will balance the hours of work between daily communication activities and capital campaign-related activities.

View this document for more details about responsibilities and qualifications. 

Please send a cover letter and resume by email quoting Competition #CC2021 to pkilgallon@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.


Development Director

Competition #: DD2021

We are looking to hire a Director of Development with a passion towards raising funds and awareness to support vulnerable children and families. This position will have three areas of focus. The successful candidate will have a hands on role with the Society’s 23.5 million dollar Caring Together Campaign, a supportive and strategic role within the Society’s 1.6 million dollar annual fundraising campaign, and a strategic and supportive role in the Society’s communication strategies and requirements. In this position you will report to the Chief Executive Officer and have three direct reports: a Fund Development Coordinator, a Communications Coordinator, and a Development Assistant.

View this document for more details about responsibilities and qualifications.

Please send a cover letter and resume by email quoting Competition #DD2021 to pkilgallon@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.


Home Visitor 

Competition #: HV2021

A Home Visitor works using a strength-based framework and evidence-based practice. The Calgary & Area Home Visitation program is available for families that live within Calgary and surrounding communities as determined by Children’s Services. Our program provides support prenatally through to 6 years old. The Home Visitor supports parents to develop and enhance positive parenting skills, support healthy child development and connect to community supports. All services are typically provided in the family’s home. Services are voluntary and adaptable to meet the needs of families. The intensity and length of service vary based on vulnerabilities, risk factors, and needs of caregivers. The program is designed to support a nurturing and safe environment for children, support the parent/child relationship, and provide rich child development information as well as connecting families to community resources and other formal supports as required.

View this document for more details about responsibilities and qualifications.

Please send a cover letter and resume by email quoting Competition #HV2021 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.  


Family Life Coach 

Competition #: EYFSP

A Family Life Coach works using a strength-based framework and evidence-based practice. The Early Years Family Support Program is available for families that are referred by the Alberta Vulnerable Infant Response Team (AVIRT) Children’s Services. Our program provides in home support to families referred that have a newborn up to 3 months old in the home at the time of referral. The family is identified as having risk factors for the safety and well-being of the infant. All services are typically provided in the family’s home. Services are voluntary and adaptable to meet the needs of families. The intensity and length of service vary based on vulnerabilities, risk factors, and needs of caregivers. The program is designed to improve safety and wellbeing in the home, support a nurturing and safe environment for children, support the parent/child relationship, and provide rich child development information as well as connecting families to community resources and other formal and informal supports as required.

View this document for more details about responsibilities and qualifications.

Please send a cover letter and resume by email quoting Competition #EYFSP 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.  


'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.  


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. If our work aligns with your area of study, email careers@childrenscottage.ab.ca to determine if opportunities are available. We monitor inquiries Monday to Friday during regular business hours and respond within a 24-hour time frame. Thank you for your interest in developing your expertise and skills to make a positive change in the lives of families and their children in our community. 

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