Community Liaison Worker Posted on Nov 28, 2017 by The SHARP Foundation
Location Calgary, AB
Earnings $20.00 to $26.00 hourly
Work Hours 30 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1 Vacancy
Closing Date Dec 26, 2017
The SHARP Foundation
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- Cultural Awareness Training
- Medication Administration Certificate
- Mental health first aid Certificate
1 year to less than 2 years
Administrative and office activities
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Provide suicide and crisis intervention
- Resolve conflict situations
- Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
- Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff
- Assist clients/guests with special needs
- Aboriginal groups
- Culturally diverse groups
- Street population
- Persons with physical disabilities
- Persons with mental health disabilities
Security and Safety
Criminal record check
Valid driver's licence
Work Location Information
Type of Community or Social Service
- Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
- Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
- Services for the homeless
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
How to Apply
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
Dec 26, 2017
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Interest in consulting with social assistance recipients and pensioners to advise and aid them in locating and utitizing a variety of community resources; in referring clients to other social services; in counselling clients living in group homes and halfway houses and assisting in pre-release and release planning; in providing crisis intervention and emergency-shelter services; and in co-ordinating volunteer activities of community and social services organizations
Interest in compiling information to participate in the selection and admission of clients to appropriate programs; to assess clients' relevant skill strengths and deficits; and in maintaining contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients' overall progress
Interest in assisting clients to sort out options and develop plans of action, and in implementing and organizing the delivery of life-skills workshops, substance-abuse treatment programs, behaviour management programs, youth services programs and other community and social service programs under the supervision of social workers and health care professionals
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