Kneehill Community Support Coach

 

Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) requires one full time contract Kneehill Community Support Coach starting February 1, 2022.  This is a yearly contract for a maximum of 3 years.  This position will provide preventive social supports to children, youth and families in the communities of Three Hills, Trochu, Carbon, Acme, Linden and Kneehill County. This position works a variety of hours, which will include evening or weekends for events or meetings.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Building relationships with a wide variety of individuals, groups and communities

  • Providing opportunities for children/youth to develop leadership and life skills

  • Preventive education for children, youth and families in groups utilizing evidence-based programs

  • Providing social and emotional education and support

  • Working collaboratively with fellow staff, families, other agencies and schools

  • Working as part of a team

  • Evaluating the services and supports delivered

  • Completing and submitting standard monthly reports to the supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University Degree in the Human Services field would be an asset

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Effective communication skills (written, verbal and listening)

  • Highly effective organizational and time management skills

  • Self-starter who takes initiative and works well independently while contributing positively to the team

Requirements

  • Experience working with children, youth and families

  • Criminal record and Children’s Services Intervention checks

  • Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license and have access to a vehicle

  • Ability to work outside of regular business hours of Monday – Friday 8:30 – 4:30

Reporting:

  • This position will report to the Kneehill Regional FCSS Director

Details:

  • $49,000 – 53,900 depending on education and experience

  • Full time yearly contract position – 37.5 hours/week; 1950 annual

  • Maximum term three (3) years

  • Three weeks vacation time

  • 75 hours of sick time per contract year

 

Applicants should direct their resume with cover letter highlighting how their skills and qualifications meet our requirements to:

 

Kneehill Regional FCSS Hiring Committee

779 – 2 St. N.E.

Box 400

Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0

shelley@krfcss.com

 

Deadline: February 16, 2022

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position and advise that only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted.