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Healthy Families Healthy Futures offers a benefits package, caring work environment, and opportunities for on-going training and professional development. Wage will be dependent on a combination of education and experience.

Thrive  Outreach Mentor (Relationship Abuse Prevention & Intervention)

temporary 11 month position with the possibility of extension

The Position (26 hrs/wk):

Provide one-to-one support for individuals affected by relationship abuse – intimate partner abuse, family violence, or elder abuse. Encourage awareness and knowledge about the dynamics of family violence, as well as risk assessments and safety plans for the family. Connect clients to community resources to provide basic needs, counselling, legal, and health resources.

 

What you will do:

  • Ensure victims of relationship abuse receive sensitive care and emotional support needed to restore health and well-being

  • Effectively engage with high-risk individuals and their families to build strong working relationships

  • Perform initial screening, risk and safety assessment, and safety planning with client

  • Set goals with the client and provide support to achieve said goals

  • Transport clients to approved appointments and other organizations

  • Develop and maintain good relationships with support networks and other agencies

  • Present educational information to the general public

  • Take an active role in community engagement

 

Qualifications:

  • The ability to meet with individuals and discuss extremely sensitive and confidential issues

  • A direct, honest, and nonjudgmental manner

  • Experience in working with people who are experiencing family violence

  • Compassionate with a positive and empathetic approach to others

  • Diploma in Social or Human Services, with relevant experience or equivalencies considered

  • Respect for the diversity of cultural differences and beliefs

  • Knowledge of community resources

  • Understanding of how to set professional boundaries

  • Ability to maintain computerized files and documentation

  • Current Child Welfare Record Check and Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector Check

  • Valid driver’s license with a reliable car will be required

Please submit your resume and cover letter along with three work related references by August 9, 2021 to main.office@hfalberta.com.

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.