Volunteer Lethbridge
About the Position
OrganizationFamily Centre Society
Position Temporary Parent Educator
Description Family Centre is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that provides families in Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta with caring and professional family support. Family Centre offers a comprehensive range of prevention and early intervention services for children, youth, adults, parents and other family members. Family Centre services include information and referrals, early childhood education, parent education, family support programs and counselling.
Responsibilities Family Centre invites applications for a temporary, full-time (35 hours/week) position of Parent Educator until December 2020. This position will be located at Family Centre West, in the Coalbanks Elementary School.
Qualifications Qualifications/Requirements:
-A minimum of 2 years of experience working with parents and caregivers from various backgrounds including Indigenous families to provide education, support, advocacy and referrals.
- A Diploma or Degree in a Human Services related field (Social Work or Child and Youth Care) or an equivalent combination of education and experience
-Working knowledge of child development, parenting strategies and family dynamics, training in Triple P preferred
-Experience facilitating psycho-educational groups, as well as Early Childhood Education programming
-Working knowledge of local community resources and experience with providing appropriate referrals to individuals in need
-Ability to network and build working relationships with other colleagues, school staff and community agencies
-Computer skills and literacy
-Current First Aid Certificate (within the past 3 years)
-Current Alberta Children’s Services Intervention Record Check and Police Record Check incl. vulnerable sector (within 6 months)
-Current Suicide Intervention Training Certificate
Benefits The hourly rate, depending on education starts at $19.78 (Diploma) or $21.98 (Bachelor’s degree).
Contact Information:
Cindy Rendall
Send an Email Message
To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume in electronic format by July 28, 2020 at 4:00pm via email to:
Cindy Rendall
Family Support & Parent Education Manager
[email protected]
Please visit www.famcentre.ca for more information about Family Centre.
We thank all applicants, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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PHONE: 403-332-4320
FAX: 403-332-4321


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