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In-Home Support Worker - MFRC

Immigrant Services Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Req #100
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Immigrant Services Calgary is a non for profit immigrant serving agency established in 1977. ISC's mission is to be a comprehensive settlement agency working together with immigrants and their families to make Canada home. ISC is looking for individuals who appreciate the valuable contributions immigrants make to Canada, and understand and share our values of  being passionate, accountable and ethical leaders in settlement services. We believe that people come first. We are committed to quality services for a diverse Canadian community.

Immigrant Services Calgary is seeking In-Home Support Workers who will be responsible for providing in-home intervention services to immigrant and refugee families referred by Child Welfare.  This is a casual (on-call basis) position, with flexible working hours.


Duties will include:

• Provide in-home planned interventions and services in English or Tagalog or African languages aimed at strengthening families;
• Promote the protection and well-being of children in their home;
• Help/educate parents to improve their parenting abilities;
• Support and enhance a stable and nurturing environment in which children can grow and develop;
• Improve family functioning;
• Respond immediately to support the family at the point of crisis;
• Enhance family support networks;
• Submit progress reports in a timely manner;
• Perform Administrative tasks as required.


 Requirements:

• Diploma/degree in social work, social sciences or education.
• Experience working with children and families.
• Availability to work evenings and Saturdays.
• Cross cultural sensitivity.
• Access to a reliable vehicle is an asset.
• Fluency in English and/or Tagalog, and/or any African languages.

Thank you for your interest. Due to the high volume of applicants, only candidates short-listed will be contacted. No phone calls or visits please.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Immigrant Services Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada