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Shelter Job: Family Support Coordinator, Camrose Women’s Shelter Society (Camrose AB)

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Family Support Coordinator establishes and maintains healthy professional relationships with the women and children residing within the Camrose Women’s Shelter. The Coordinator delivers group programs and individual supports to educate, inform, and provide a role model for the mother-child relationship; provides age appropriate sessions for children; liaises with community agencies to meet specific needs of the child, mother or family unit; coordinates and/or provides childcare as required; assists in transition planning; and is a member of the Shelter’s Direct Services Team and Leadership Team.

Other responsibilities include: supervision of Child Care Workers, coordination of OH&S procedures and protocols, manage Kitchen operations, recruit staff as required; submit monthly and year end reports to the Executive Director describing program progress or changes for Board information; oversee the care, maintenance and safety of children’s equipment and recreation area.

Our Shelter maintains a policy of Trauma Informed Practice. This means having an awareness of trauma and its impacts, and speaking, acting and existing in ways that are least likely to trigger or further harm those who have experienced trauma. A trauma informed stance means applying the “universal caution” and approaching every individual as though they have experienced trauma.

The Camrose Women’s Shelter follows current Alberta Health Services safety protocols and will provide appropriate PPE as required.

Deadline: Until a suitable candidate is found.

More info: camrosewomenshelter.org/about-us

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