Employment Positions

Program Facilitator

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton is looking for a part-time Program Facilitator for its Edmonton Attendance Center Anger Management and Addictions Programs. This is a part time position with up to 30 hours per week and will include some Main Office duties.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton Attendance Center Programs are Addictions and Anger Management Programs for those with involvement in the criminal justice system. These programs are focused on facilitating a deeper understanding of the nature of anger and addiction, with a view to advancing an individual’s ability to manage these challenges effectively, and build increasingly positive relationships with themselves, their friends and families, as well as the community at large. These programs will address the realities that participants face in their daily lives and provide the skills and knowledge needed to make healthy life choices, thereby preventing future involvement in the criminal legal system. In our Main Office the focus is on connecting individuals with vital community resources, information and support, as well as various in house programs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Content and Delivery

Liaison

Statistical Records

Program Assessment and Evaluation

Advocacy

Community Support

MAJOR DUTIES

This position will help with the organization and facilitation of Edmonton Attendance Center Anger Management and Addictions Programs, as well as some Main office duties
Actively participate as an Attendance Center team member with other facilitators and the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton Attendance Center Manager
Complete intake for participants
Facilitate programming at the Edmonton Attendance Center
Develop, update and administer assessments and evaluations of participants
Provide information and referrals to individuals as needed
Maintain and submit statistics and time sheets to the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton Attendance Center Programs Manager
Work within the program budget
Develop and maintain curriculae, resources and materials
Prepare information for program changes or expansion


QUALIFICATIONS

Degree or Diploma in a related field an asset

Experience in working with the criminal justice system an asset

Awareness and understanding of the TRC Calls to Action an asset

Strong writing and communication skills

Experience in group facilitation

Must be culturally aware and sensitive to working with diverse cultures

Must be non-judgmental, empathetic, and sincere

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Maturity and reliability

Access to reliable transportation to the Edmonton Attendance Center and Main Office

Ability to satisfy a police security check

Ability to satisfy a Vulnerable Sectors Record Check

Flexibility in working hours (will require evenings and weekends)

THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO FUNDING AVAILABILITY.

THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL ALL POSITIONS ARE FILLED.

 

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME WITH COVER LETTER TO KATHLEEN OLDRING AT financial_literacy@efryedmonton.ab.ca 

DEADLINE: December 19, 2017


Volunteer Positions

At the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton, we are often looking for volunteers. Read the position description below:

Volunteers Wanted!

Volunteers are a vital component of the Society. They make invaluable service contributions to our Board of Directors, staff and all Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton programs such as:

  • Hand in Hand Program Program - connecting women from federal institutes and our housing program to the community, and offering compassionate listening skills as women talk about their past experiences and present needs
  • Court Assistance for Female Youth (CAFFY) - Mentoring young girls and women throughout their involvement with the criminal justice system
  • Assisting with Fundraising or special events
  • Court Work - liaising with duty counsel, explaining charges and giving out community/legal resources, as well as providing emotional support to those making their way through the court system
  • Clothing Room - Maintaining and organizing our clothing boutique while our clients are accessing it
  • Reception Answering phones at our main office and directing calls to the correct staff member or agency


How to apply:

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Tamara Chomyc at efryvolunteer@efryedmonton.ab.ca and include your resume, a professional reference (email address preferred), and if you have interest in volunteering with a specific program.