Professional Opportunities

Professional Opportunities2019-01-15T16:10:07+00:00

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Indigenous Education Liaison

Position: Part-Time (21 hours per week)

Posting Deadline: January 31st, 2019

Description: ECALA has been working for the past three years with the Indigenous Community to centre our work within Indigenous Ways of Knowing. We are in the process of implementing recommendations from our Indigenous Advisory Committee in order to support Indigenous literacy and learning programs that meet the unique needs of Indigenous learners with components of both an Indigenous framework and adult learning principles.

The Indigenous Education Liaison position will report to the Executive Director.  Primary objectives of the position include supporting ECALA as we implement changes to the funding process for Indigenous literacy and learning programs; providing coaching and education to funded organizations, ECALA staff and other stakeholders who have the desire to engage Indigenous learners to participate in programs within the Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) Grant; and building relationships between ECALA staff and urban Indigenous community, including Elders and Knowledge-keepers

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Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre

Children’s Program Coordinator

Position: Full time

Posting Deadline: Until a suitable candidate is found

Description: Head Start is a pre-school, learn through play environment for children 3 ½ to 5 years old. The curriculum is comprised of meaningful, relevant, hands-on, child-directed learning experiences that lead to the understanding and acquiring of basic skills. Program delivery is based on interactive teaching and cooperative learning methods. The overall goal is to support children in making a successful transition into kindergarten.

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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.

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Relentless Connector Facilitator

Position: Full time (35 hours a week)

Posting Deadline: Until a suitable candidate is found

Description:  The Relentless Connector Program is a collaborative of five agencies (Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society, Boyle Street Community Services, Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre, Terra Centre for Teen Parents). Working in partnership with Children’s Services and Alberta Supports, the program aims to provide an integrated service delivery for families. Utilizing a wraparound and trauma-informed approach, the program closes the community service gap for those families identified as being in greater need of concrete supports and services. The Relentless Connector Facilitator works with families with complex needs. Referrals come to the Relentless Connector Program (RCP) from Central and North East Children’s Services Offices. The Relentless Connector Facilitator (RCF) role involves coaching and supporting the family to use their skills to develop and access their own resources in various settings. The RCF works with the family to build and strengthen their self-efficacy and natural support network and develops a team relationship with the family. The role also involves supporting a family to bring together a team of formal and informal supports to ensure coordination of goal planning and action steps around family priorities and needs.

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Terra Centre for Teen Parents

Director of Fund and Resource Development

Position: Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Posting Deadline: Until a suitable candidate is found

Description: Key position responsibilities include growing and diversifying the funding base; providing strategic planning, implementation and integration of all development programs and activities; overseeing and participating in all development activities including special events, annual giving, major and principal giving, planned and estate giving; preparing professional and customized funding proposals, reports and donor communications for individual and corporate donors and prospective donors; managing a portfolio of donors and establish stewardship plans recognizing donors’ unique interests; creating monthly statistical reports using a variety of tools, demonstrating outcomes and trends; designing workflow processes and policies that increase effectiveness and efficiencies and that complement the strategic plan; and providing direct supervision to 2.5 FTE staff.

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