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Monday, August 14, 2017


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CEASE – www.ceasenow.org | Position: Coordinator, Victim Advocate Program | Terms: Full-time | Estimated Start Date: Preferred for mid-late September 2017 | Salary: Range of $46,000 - $52,000, commensurate with experience and education | Note: Competition closes September 1, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

CEASE is a small charitable organization working in Edmonton to create options for those who experienced sexual exploitation and sex trafficking.  We are currently recruiting a full-time Coordinator for our Victim Advocate Program to assist victims of crime navigate the criminal justice system. Victim Advocates provide support, information and referrals to sexually exploited and trafficked persons affected by crime and trauma. They cooperate with Edmonton Police Service detectives to provide holistic service to clients and coordinate with the Crown Prosecution Office for court processes and witness support needs. Our program is called STAR – Support, Transition, Action, and Recovery. The Project STAR Victim Advocate Coordinator will provide case management, direct provision of service to victims of crime, office administration duties, report writing, education and public relations, volunteer recruitment, and supervision of paid/volunteer advocates. 

As the successful candidate, you have: an advanced knowledge and awareness of the impact of violence, sexual exploitation, human trafficking and the criminal justice system; excellent communication skills with the ability to convey compassion and respect to all service users; ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to lead a team of Advocates; capacity for a flexible work schedule that fits both CEASE and service user needs; superior organization and prioritization skills; ability to demonstrate skillful experience in crisis situations and safety planning.

You bring to the position: a Bachelor or Masters degree in the Human Services field, Sociology/Criminology field and/ or equivalent combination of education & experience; the Alberta Solicitor General Certification Victim Advocate Training (70 hour on-line course) or able to complete the course quickly; competency with ACCESS databases, WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT. Training in First Aid, Suicide Intervention, human trafficking awareness, etc. are assets. Canadian citizen or landed immigrant status; Police Information Check. Travel: Reliable vehicle and valid class 5 driver’s license required. Travel required to client meetings, CEASE office, Edmonton Police stations, court house, hospitals, community agencies and occasional travel outside Edmonton. 

Term Position: 2.5 years as per current Solicitor General Victims of Crime Fund (VOCF) Grant period, with the possibility of extension pending another grant and positive performance appraisal.
Thank you to all who apply. Please submit your résumé in confidence to: admin@ceasenow.org

Tuesday, August 8, 2017


LONG FAMILY LAW GROUP LLP | Serving the City of Edmonton, including Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, St. Albert and outlying areas. We provide a wide range of legal services, and we understand that every family situation is unique. Collaborative Family Law | Divorce & Common Law | Family Arbitration | Family Court | Mediation | Negotiation Training | Separation Agreements. Visit:  http://www.longfamilylaw.ca/

Friday, August 4, 2017


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER | Position: Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator | Start Date: Immediately | Terms: Part-Time Permanent Position | Salary: $ 21,116.00 – $ 27,790.00 annually.  Closing Date: August 25, 2017.

The Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator, (the Coordinator), is responsible for the coordination, implementation and evaluation of support services provided to CMHA-ER and community partner housing tenants. Additionally, the Coordinator acts as community liaison in accordance with the agency mandate and the program’s goals and objectives. The Coordinator is a member of the Housing Services Team. This position will appeal to a candidate who is seeking a part-time (18 hours per week) permanent position.

Qualifications: Graduate from a recognized post-secondary human services program and a minimum of three years of recent community mental health and case management experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered; Assessment, interviewing, and supportive counselling skills; Knowledge of service coordination and psychosocial rehabilitation practice; Able to work with a high degree of independence; Must be willing to work flexible hours; Have ready access to a reliable vehicle and carry supplementary insurance; Registration with professional body if applicable (i.e. ACSW).

Visit: www.edmonton.cmha.ca to review the full job description. TO APPLY: Email résumé & cover letter in confidence to: main@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

Thursday, August 3, 2017

CARITAS DREAMLIFE LOTTERY 2017 | Vital Care in Edmonton |

CARITAS DREAMLIFE LOTTERY | Supporting 3 vital facilities in Edmonton: Grey Nuns, Misericordia & Edmonton General. Make a difference when it matters most. Help us provide vital emergency care. The simple act of purchasing DREAMLIFE tickets support our dedicated staff in doing everything they can when you and your loved-ones need it most.

CARITAS DREAMLIFE LOTTERY support Covenant Health Facilities, providing vital care for thousands of Alberta patients, residents and families at the Grey Nuns, Misericordia & Edmonton General. www.dreamlifelottery.win

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Employment Opportunity | Jewish Family Services Edmonton |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Jewish Family Services is seeking an Office Administrator to welcome clients and donors, operate the many aspects of the office, and keep our social media and web site up  to date. We would expect you to bring at least three years’ experience in a similar role with increasing responsibilities. You could expect competitive compensation and benefits, and a fulfilling, flexible and supportive work environment where staff love to work and tend to stay.  The detailed job description can be found at: www.jfse.org 

TO APPLY – By 6pm, Mon. July 24 | Email in confidence to: TikunOlam@JFSE.org with “Office Administrator” in the subject line. We value the effort it takes to apply: we will respond to all applicants. If you need further information before deciding to apply, we invite you to email or phone 780.454.1194 ext. 222

Monday, July 3, 2017


FYI | SOCIAL ENTERPRISE | COMMUNITY ECONOMICS | Some may be related to new technologies, others to goods & services. What they have in common is the remarkable enthusiasm, resilience and visionary calling among those leading and/or participating in such endeavours – it is indeed a powerful calling. Have a look! 

TIMBRE | http://www.timbreyeg.com/ was officially formed by Jordan Tomnuk of Tomnuk Design and Mike Lam of Mike Lam Design in 2015. Timbre began as a workshop that would soon be home to 9 other maker/designers. In July 2016 Timbre expanded their efforts into the now newly-renovated Timbre Studios. With the help of Hunt Amor, Jordan and Mike designed and built what is now a hub for thirteen creative start up companies. Our mission is to foster designers, craftspeople, creatives and artists. Currently offering shop spaces, studios and gallery rental. 

STRAWMAN FARM | http://strawmanfarm.com/ was founded on the idea to bring top quality, ethically raised bison meat directly to the people: ranch to table. Although Strawman Fram was founded in 2009, Bob and Lori Holm  along with Sons Stephan, Dylan,  and Liam,  are dedicated to a lifestyle of watching over and caring for their herds in a humane and ethical way. 

VERTO LABOUR SERVICES | http://youcan.ca/programs/verto | Companies that hire Verto Labour Services are looking for a good day’s work – and that is what they get. Eager young workers, trained in basic work-site rules, showing up on time, supported by a crew leader and ready to do whatever needs to be done. Verto is an off-shoot of YOUCAN Youth Services, an organization that has provided programs for at-risk youth in Edmonton for over a decade. 

EQUI-TEA MULTICULTURAL CATERING | http://mchb.org/programs/equi-tea-multicultural-catering/ is a social enterprise operated by the Multicultural Health Brokers Co-operative. For the past year, The Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op has truly enjoyed serving you all with the food we most love ourselves through Equi-Tea Catering. Delicious food, excellent service and very much worth of your support. 

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Social Worker | City of Edmonton |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Social Worker - Domestic Abuse High Risk Team | Job Number: 29338  | Location:  West Division, 16505 - 100 Avenue, Edmonton | Term: Permanent Full-time | Hours of Work: 40 hours per week | Salary: $36.804 - $46.206 (Hourly); $76,846.75 - $96,478.13 (Annually) | Closing Date: Jun 14, 2017, 11:59:00 PM | Role: We are looking for an experienced Registered Social Worker to work in a unique partnership on the Domestic Abuse High Risk (DAHRT) Team. You will be working collaboratively with Edmonton Police Service (EPS), victims of intimate partner violence and a variety of professionals to provide intensive interventions in cases of intimate partner violence in which there is a risk of further serious violence. 

The successful candidate will provide a range of services, including: Ongoing risk assessment and response, Partner with many members of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) to provide a collaborative response to victims of domestic violence, Consult, liaise and collaborate with multiple professionals and agencies to weave together effective safety and support systems for victims, Crisis intervention, trauma counselling, safety planning, ongoing case management, advocacy and referral, Provide support and assistance to complainants through legal and judicial proceedings. 

Qualifications: Minimum requirement is the completion of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, A Master's Degree in Social Work would be preferred, Must be registered in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Workers, Must have at least 3 years of professional experience in the provision of domestic violence services, involving individual counselling/group programs, and organizational and/or community development work, Demonstrated an exceptional ability to assess and respond to high risk domestic violence situations and provide intensive social work interventions including crisis intervention, short-term counselling, advocacy, brokering, linking and follow-up to victims of domestic violence.