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Children’s Cottage Society employs over 150 staff members 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.  

Thank you for considering a position with our team.

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


AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES

TEMPORARY FULL TIME CHILD SUPPORT WORKER

Competition #CNCSWT2021

The Children’s Cottage Society of Calgary requires a (Temporary) Full Time Child Support Worker for the Crisis Nursery

Reporting to the Crisis Nursery Manager in consultation with the Team Leads, the Child Support role is responsible for day-to-day care and planning of activities according to the developmental needs of the children staying at the Crisis Nursery. Interacts with parents daily by phone and when Family Support Worker is not available, completes admissions and discharges with the parents. This role ensures that files are completed, and data has been entered on database.

The Child Support Worker position is combination of 12-hour day shifts and 12-hour awake night shifts.

Please see the full job description here.


RELIEF FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER, DAYTIME SHIFTS

Competition # BHDAYFSW

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.

Responsibilities:

1. Screen potential client families and support their transition into the shelter.
2. Complete intakes and develop a service plan with families that will focus on their transition back into housing in the community.
3. Interact with families in residence;
a. Provide non-judgmental, family-centered and strength-based service;
b. Coordinate staff teamwork with family members and focus on progress and action required to support transition plan;
c. Provide families with assistance in housing search and progress towards goals;
d. Support families with their daily routine in shelter, and monitor the daily physical and emotional wellbeing of the family members;
e. Maintain client files and HMIS data system entries;
f. Act as a role model showing positive interaction and problem solving;
g. Be present at all times in the day use areas to ensure that harmony is maintained between families, adults, and children.

Please see the full job description here.


RELIEF FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER, AWAKE OVERNIGHT SHIFTS

Competition # BHAON

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.

Relief Family Support Worker, Awake Overnight Shifts

Responsibilities:

1. Maintain a secure and safe environment for all families residing at Brenda’s House.
2. Respond to all calls to Brenda’s House during shift; screen potential clients and support transition to a shelter or prevention program.
3. Ensure policies and procedures of Children’s Cottage Society and Brenda’s House are being properly implemented.
4. Provide family support to Brenda’s House during the overnight shift:
a. Review Key Worker case notes and family service plans to be familiar with needs should a family require support.
b. Interact with families and provide non-judgmental, family-centered, and strength-based service as needed.
c. Role model positive interactions and assist with conflict resolution.

Please see the full job description here.


RELIEF COOK - BRENDA'S HOUSE

Competition #: BHReliefCook

Brenda’s House is a residential program for homeless families that 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 is a relief cook position, and does not have any specific days, times or hours.

Qualifications:

• Completed High School Education.
• Valid Standard First Aid Certificate
• Food Safety Certificate

Please see the full job description here.


RELIEF HOUSEKEEPING - BRENDA'S HOUSE

Competition #: BHHKEEP

Brenda’s House is a residential program for homeless families that 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 is position is relief housekeeping position, and does not have any specific days, times or hours.

Qualifications:

• Valid Standard First Aid Certificate
• Experience cleaning in a residential setting
• Valid Standard First Aid Certificate with CPR level B
• Current Police Security and Child Intervention Record checks with satisfactory results

Please see the full job description here.


RELIEF COOK - CRISIS NURSERY

Competition #: BCNRLFCK

Reporting to the Crisis Nursery Manager, the Relief Cook is responsible for overseeing the kitchen, doing housekeeping duties, and cooking lunch and supper for children, volunteers and child care workers.

Qualifications:

1. Education in Safe Food Handling
2. Minimum 2 years’ experience cooking in a home-like environment

Please see the full job description here.


RELIEF CHILD CARE WORKER 

Competition #CNCCWR2021

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 Manager, the Child Care Worker is responsible for the 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.

Please see the full job description here.


RELIEF COOK - BRENDA'S HOUSE

Competition # BHRLFCK

We have an immediate opportunity for a creative relief 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 of southwest Calgary.

We require high school completion, and a diploma or degree is welcomed. As well, a valid First Aid certificate must be obtained within 3 months of employment and a Food Safe certificate is also required. A vehicle is required, and mileage is paid. The relief cook reports to the Food Services Coordinator.

Please see the full job description here.


FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER – AWAKE OVERNIGHT SHIFTS

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.

Please see the full job description here.


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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