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Centre for Family Literacy

Volunteer Coordinator

Position: Full-time

Posting Deadline: May 17th, 2019

Description: The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the effective management of the Centre for Family Literacy (CFL) volunteer resources.

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruitment, screening, interviewing, selection, orientation, training, and placement of new volunteers
  • Ongoing support of volunteers and/or staff supervising volunteers, including regular communication, newsletters, professional development opportunities, etc.
  • Supporting the Adult Learning Program with the matching of tutor/learner pairs
  • Supporting the Directing Managers in onboarding Board members and external committee volunteers
  • Implementation and review of volunteer policies and procedures
  • Data collection and evaluation practices for the volunteer program
  • Planning and implementation of volunteer recognition strategies

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Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre

Early Childhood Development Coordinator

Position: Full-time

Posting Deadline: Until a suitable candidate is found

Description:  Reporting to the Children’s Program Manager the Early Childhood Development Coordinator will: provide supervision, support and coaching to Children’s Programs and Head Start staff delivering children’s programming, group facilitation and home visitation; conduct performance evaluations that reflect ongoing feedback to the Program Manager and adhere to the agency’s performance management policies; coordinate staff schedules, attendance and review leave requests; participate in the recruitment process and provide orientation to new team members; collaborate with internal and external team members, partners and service providers to offer seamless service delivery and support the voice and choice of families; participate in the creation and execution of the agency strategic plan; support the Program Manager in entering student information and reviewing assessment reports; conduct evaluation activities, review data to monitor and ensure program effectiveness and adherence to agency standards of excellence; review program plans to ensure best practices for optimal child development; monitor and participate in program planning with the team to ensure developmentally appropriate, culturally diverse, interest and play-based activities are implemented.

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Early Childhood and Family Coach

Position: Full-time (35 hours per week)

Posting Deadline: Until a suitable candidate is found

Description: The Ubuntu Children and Families program was created two years ago to deliver groundbreaking services to vulnerable children, youth, and families in Northeast Edmonton. The C5 partnership, the creators of Ubuntu (composed of Boyle Street Community Services, Bent Arrow, Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre, and Terra Centre), had a vision for a new type of cutting-edge service delivery model that could be provided by working together. During family visits, the Early Childhood and Family Coach shares knowledge of early childhood development with a focus on parent-child interactions. They will work with the family to build capacity and seek family reunification. Group facilitation opportunities will build the families capacity through parent education, information sharing and referrals.

Click here for more information: Family Coach Job Posting

Temporary Early Childhood Educator

Position: Full-time Temporary (35 hours per week)

Posting Deadline: Until a suitable candidate is found

Description: As an Early Childhood Educator, you will be responsible for creating an enriched and stimulating learning-through-play environment for children, monitoring and documenting children’s developmental progress, assessing program quality, documenting children’s learning through the use of the Alberta Curriculum Framework, providing flexible in home and/or community support to families based on their needs, facilitating a variety of groups and contribute to a positive team setting.

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Temporary Human Resources Manager

Position: Full-time Temporary (35 hours per week)

Posting Deadline: Until a suitable candidate is found

Description: Reporting to the Operations Director, the Human Resources Manager will be responsible for the Human Resources function within Norwood which includes policy development and maintenance, employee relations, recruitment and orientation, staff professional development, total compensation, and HR trend analysis.

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Today Family Violence Help Centre

Community Engagement Specialist

Position: 30 hours per week

Posting Deadline: May 9th 2019

Description: The Today Family Violence Help Centre is currently looking for an experienced individual to fill a Community Engagement Specialist position to start immediately. This position will initially begin at 4 days per week (30 hours per week) with the possibility of increasing to 37.5 hours per week. With the support of the Executive Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership for all aspects of fund development activities, including the coordination and participation in events to promote the Today Family Violence Help Centre. With the intent to engage the general public, prospective donors, volunteers and community stakeholders, the ideal candidate will have experience in marketing, communications, event planning, social media and creating successful campaigns that will help ensure the long-term financial sustainability of Today Centre.

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