Job Posting: Family Preservation Worker -High River And Foothills Areas Of Southern Alberta

Family Ties Association’s Family Preservation Program and Supported Visitation Program provide planned and tailored interventions and services aimed at strengthening, empowering, and supporting families.

As a Family Preservation Worker, you will work in the home and community of families served to:

• Promote the protection and well-being of children in their home through expedient and flexible interventions;
• Promote the reduction or elimination of behaviors that may place a child or family at risk;
• Promote the strategies to prevent the out-of-home placement of a child;
• Expedite the imminent return of a child and promote reunification of the family;
• Improve family functioning;
• Respond immediately to support the family at the point of crisis; and
• Enhance family and community support networks.

As a Supported Visitation Worker, you will work in the home, community or alternative structured environment to:

• Monitor and support safe and healthy interactions between visiting adults and child(ren);
• Promote parenting skills, attachment, problem-solving, relationship skills, and coping skills.


Completed diploma or degree in a relevant field (i.e. Child and Youth Care, Criminal Justice, Rehabilitation Services, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, etc.)

Valid driver’s license – must be non-GDL

Must have minimum of 2 million dollar liability on car insurance

Successful candidate is required to submit a recent Criminal Record Check and Intervention Record Check

Please send resumes attention to Vanessa Rogers

Resumes will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

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