Family/Parent Education Facilitator
As a not-for-profit working with vulnerable populations, our ultimate desire is to end the cycle of poverty and trauma for future generations of Calgarians. By combining healthcare, education and housing services, CUPS’ helps adults and families living in poverty and suffering from trauma to move from being in-crisis towards becoming more self-sufficient. Working together with partner organizations, we use proven principles from the science of building brains and resiliency to help people weave together a wide range of skills to build economic, social and health resiliency. CUPS’ was recently recognized as one of Canada’s Top Ten Most Impactful charities and received the United Way Spirit of Gold Social Innovation award.
We have an immediate full-time position for an experienced Family/Parent Education Facilitator to support our Family Development Centre team. This is a 1.0 FTE position.
The Family/Parent Education facilitator delivers and assesses the “Nurturing Parent” program (and other aspects as required) for Family Development participants. This position, in collaboration with other facilitators and the Manager – Family Development Centre are responsible for coordinating the educational programs for parents connecting with One World Administers, staff at One World Development Centre as well as CUPS Women’s Health linking to Pre- Natal and Post Natal Care. Additional Family Support responsibilities will include assisting our families to help foster a sustainable environment in collaboration with CUPS Family Development Coaches through outcome measurement and evaluation (through family assessment) goal setting, advocacy with social service workers, and to help connect participants with required services when they have been unsuccessful themselves. This individual will contribute to ongoing training and collaboration within CUPS Family Development Centre.
The successful candidates must possess a Social Work or Education background with 3 years proven experience in individual and group facilitation. The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge of social services organizations and community supports that provide culturally sensitive services. The ability to assess need and to assist families in accessing resources and services with outcome measurement and necessary supports (both crisis management and promotion of long-term goals) coupled with strong verbal and written communication skills is a requirement.
A knowledge and understanding of the following is a definite asset:
- AFWI Brain Story Certification
- Trauma Informed Care
- Mental Health First Aid
- MANDT (Non- Violent Crisis Intervention)
We offer a competitive salary range and benefits package.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to:
CUPS 1001 10 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2R 0B7