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Family Educator

Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre

This is a Full-time position in Edmonton posted June 8, 2017.

Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre provides support for families raising young children in the Central Edmonton area.  Norwood adopts a holistic approach to clients addressing the complex needs of families living within the local community.

This position primarily provides parent and adult education opportunities as well as parent and child groups. Norwood uses a strength based model of service delivery acknowledging client resilience while supporting vulnerabilities. In this position you will be responsible for relationship building with families, group program facilitation, new program development as indicated by community/family needs and providing information and supported referrals to community based resources and services.

The position requires a flexible work schedule including daytime, some evening and Saturday shifts.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Education in Early Childhood Development, Education, Health or the Human Services Field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with children and families from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in group facilitation.
  • A thorough working knowledge of community resources
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of early child development and parenting practices
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Solid computer proficiency in Word, Outlook, and The ability to work both independently and within a large multidisciplinary team environment
  • Current First Aid certification
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable insured vehicle

Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre offers a compassionate team environment with a competitive compensation plan, full benefits, paid time off at Christmas and Spring Break (in addition to regular vacation), a commitment to staff celebration and recognition, a strong focus on employee wellness, team building activities, and ongoing professional development. The starting pay band for this position is $21.73 to $24.45 per hour.

Assets:

  • Triple P and ASQ certification
  • Financial Literacy Facilitation Training
  • Familiarity with ETO database practices
  • Trauma-Informed Practice and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training
  • Knowledge of Maternal Health and Pre-Natal Services

Closing Deadline: The position will remain open till a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre

norwoodcentre.com

9516 – 114 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0K7

How to Apply

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé and cover letter to hr@careersforcommunity.ca, Please include Family Educator -Term in the Subject Line of the email.