Wheatland Crisis Society - Strathmore, Alberta
Established in 1993 and located 35 minutes east of Calgary in Strathmore,
Alberta, the Wheatland Crisis Society is a registered non-profit organization that
provides ongoing support and services to women, men and children who are
affected by family violence. We are committed to a vision of a future where our
community is free of violence and our citizens are empowered to resolve conflict
in peaceful and productive ways.
Our success is achieved by offering a slate of programming that is diverse and
reflective of the needs of the families and community we serve. This includes a
residential program that temporarily houses up to 25 individuals and/or families
as well as outreach, early intervention and public education programming that
serves the community at large. We also provide ‘wrap around’ services such as
family violence prevention services in partnership with the RCMP and Alberta
We are considered a valuable service provider in the community and are a
member of the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS).
This is an opportunity where the society is seeking a Full-Time Child and Youth
Worker, to provide support to our Child and Youth Program. This worker will be
expected to accommodate an arrangement of shifts on days, evenings and
This position will report to Program Manager.
GENERAL DUTIES – A Child and Youth Worker will provide respite to parents
needing time to develop goal plans and work on their emotional wellbeing. The
candidate must develop meaningful relationships with the children accessing
services, through a diverse range of activities. The worker is expected to provide
opportunities to meet the children’s physical, social, intellectual, creative and
emotional needs, while peer modelling, developing and encouraging positive
relationship building and coping strategies with the family unit. Professional
boundaries, ability to critically analyze situations, a thorough understanding of
ethics, good communicate skills (both written and verbal), and computer skills are
a must for this position.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
❖ Diploma or Certificate in Childcare or related discipline
❖ Knowledge of Domestic Violence
❖ Valid First Aid and CPR Certificates
❖ Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and provide a driver’s abstract
❖ Criminal Record Check
❖ Child Intervention Check
❖ ASIST Training
❖ CPR/First Aide
This position posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please
apply to Lindsay Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org, with a cover letter and resume.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest
in the position.