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Community Liaison Worker- The Furniture Program

Edmonton John Howard Society

This is a Part-time position in Edmonton posted August 29, 2018.

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited community based crime prevention organization that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949.  Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.

The Edmonton John Howard Society provides the following:

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance
  • Training opportunities
  • Staff teambuilding and Agency social events
  • Health and Wellness benefit

We are a values-driven organization that supports clients from a strength based approach.  If your values are aligned with our core values listed at: https://johnhoward.org/about-us/core-values, please consider joining our team.


  • Maintain and monitor all file documentation as per program/agency policy
  • Maintain accurate and timely data collection, data entry and completion of any program assessments and surveys as per agency and program policy
  • Provide information to all inquiries on the Furniture program
  • Assess client’s household needs to ensure basic needs are met
  • Conduct risk assessment and develop safety plan for move
  • Coordinate delivery times and dates so that client, FIND and Community Liaison Worker are all present
  • Deliver services using a client centered, strength based approach per agency and program policy


  • Diploma in Social Work or other related field with minimum of 1 year experience specific to family violence
  • Professionalism within all aspects of employment and able to contribute to a positive team environment
  • Understanding of family violence dynamics and barriers
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Assessment, problem solving , communication and engagement skills
  • Knowledge of and experience accessing community resources
  • Ability to work collaboratively with partnering organization
  • Ability to provide culturally relevant services
  • General computer knowledge (Microsoft Word, Outlook)
  • Criminal Record Check, Enhanced Reliability and Child Intervention Record Check
  • Reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, $2million liability insurance, Drivers Abstract

Hourly Wage: $20.00 per hour working 13 hours per week

Days of work: Mondays and Tuesdays unless a statutory holiday falls on a Monday when the days of work will be modified to Tuesday and Wednesday.

 Closing Date: September 12, 2018

Safety and harmony in our community

How to Apply

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to KSimpson@johnhoward.org. Please include Community Liaison Worker, The Furniture Program in the subject Line of the email. Please include how you heard about the position in the cover letter.