June 18, 2020

Family Ties Association is an incorporated non-profit organization providing family-focused and strength-based services in Southern Alberta since 1990. Given the current need of the organization, Family Ties Association is currently seeking four individuals for a summer contract position to work within our Community Asset Groups Program.

Full Description:

Family Ties Association's Community Asset Group Program provide planned and tailored summer programming aimed at strengthening, empowering, and supporting youth. Each year our team creates a schedule of events and activities for youth aged 8 to 17.  Our youth present with a wide range of varying needs including, but not limited to, developmental delays, mental health concerns and, trauma, etc. Successful candidates will be afforded a work environment that provides career related experience for multiple disciplines including Social Work, Child and Youth Care, Psychology, Education, Sociology and Human Services. 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

As a member of the Community Asset Groups Program your role will be to plan, organize and implement appropriate activities for youth and children in and around the Lethbridge, Alberta community. The successful applicant’s role will be to work alongside colleagues and the program supervisor to deliver safe and appropriate programming during employment. 

Skills and Abilities: 

Successful Candidates are required to have some knowledge in utilization of Microsoft Word and Office 365. Individuals must possess ability to engage in problem solving, de-escalation tactics, leisure activities, mentorship, and role-modelling.  Candidates are preferred to have skills in working with youth and a basic understanding of mental health, child development and learning. 

Term: 

Position Start Date: June 29, 2020
Position End Date: August 28, 2020
Hours: Between 35 – 40 hrs/week 
Time: Day Time (potential for some evening)

Hourly Wage Rate: 

$16.00/hr 

Preferred Level of Education and Qualifications:

Minimum: Post-Secondary 

Preferred: Enrolled in or graduated from a Human Services related field, with prior experience working with youth. 

Drivers License: Valid Class 5 drivers license with opportunity to obtain Class 4 

Eligible Participants:
To be eligible applicants must: 

· Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; 

· Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and, 

· Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations. 

Family Ties Association is an equal opportunity employer. 

Please send Cover Letter & Resumes attention to Mrs. Darcy Nalder, Asset Group Supervisor 

In person or by mail:
#206, 909 3rd Avenue North, 
Lethbridge, Alberta  T1H 0H5

By email: d.nalder@familyties.ca

Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found. 

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