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Inner City Pastoral Ministry
ICPM Pastoral Associate
The Inner City Pastoral Ministry is an ecumenical ministry of presence among Edmonton’s inner city community. It is co-sponsored by the Anglican, United, Evangelical Lutheran and Roman Catholic churches. The ICPM seeks to fill a 16-hour/week, part-time salaried position providing ministry to people of the Inner City. This position begins on Sept. 1, 2016, provided a suitable candidate is found. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The roles and responsibilities of this individual will include Sunday morning activities with the Community of Emmanuel worshiping congregation (including sharing in leading worship, and offering the homily) and assisting the Ministry Team in the Sunday Lunch Program. Community ministry may include pastoral care of men and women, facilitating men and/or women’s programs and developing further ministry inroads to community and family care.
Requirements include a background in theology, a desire to work with the inner city community, excellent communication skills, some experience in office work, computer literacy, and a willingness to work as a team with others in the ICPM. Security clearance is required of the successful applicant. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Review of applications will begin on Aug. 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter describing their background experience, and why they are interested in this position. If you are contacted for an interview, you will be asked to provide two letters of reference. Please forward your application to: Dr. Nancy Kerr, 302 Human Ecology Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2N1 or send to email@example.com.
Development & Peace/Developpement et Paix
Catholic Schools Program Officer/personne chargee des ecoles catholiques
In reason of the maternity leave of Kathleen Ladouceur, Development and Peace is seeking a temporary full-time (35 hours/week) Catholic Schools Program Officer at the In-Canada Programs Department.
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Salary: Category 5
Starting date: End of November 2016
End date: January 19th, 2018
Those interested are requested to send a letter of application and a CV by 4:00PM on October 28th, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the ad please consult the following link: Catholic Schools Program Officer
En raison départ pour congé maternité de Kathleen Ladouceur, Développement et Paix est à la recherche d’une personne afin de combler un poste temporaire à temps plein (35 heures/semaine) d’une personne chargée des écoles catholiques pour le Service des programmes au Canada.
Lieu de travail : Edmonton, Alberta
Salaire : Catégorie 5
Début de l’assignation : Fin-Novembre 2016
Fin de l’assignation : 19 janvier 2018
Les personnes intéressées sont priées de faire parvenir leur demande d’emploi accompagnée d’un curriculum vitae, au plus tard à 16h le 28 octobre 2016, à email@example.com.
Pour l’annonce, voir le lien suivant : personne chargée des écoles catholiques
DÉVELOPPEMENT ET PAIX
1425, boul. René-Lévesque O., 3e étage
Montréal, Québec H3G 1T7
DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE
1425 René-Lévesque Blvd West, 3rd Floor
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1T7
The Mustard Seed
Street Level Worker, TNC – Winter Emergency Response
Temporary - November to April, 2017
The Mustard Seed’s Mission is to build hope and wellbeing for our most vulnerable citizens through Jesus’ love.
The Neighbour Centre, location of The Mustard Seed, builds healthy and supportive relationships with our community participants experiencing homelessness and poverty, and is a primary site where people can find resources, companionship, compassion, and the opportunity to grow and use their skills. Responsible to the TNC Team Lead, Winter Emergency Support (WER) Street Level Workers assist community participants in accessing resources, and maintain a safe and welcoming environment where participants and volunteers become a life-giving community that nurtures hope, health, and transformation.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Fulfil the mission of The Mustard Seed’s ministry and maintain a high level of professionalism, respect and gratitude with all staff, donors, volunteers, community participants and visitors
• Ensure a safe and welcoming atmosphere. Cultivate a life-giving community where participants – both those experiencing poverty and those serving as staff and volunteers – work together to realize their full potential
• Build healthy relationships with community participants who are accessing services by actively listening, providing resources and referrals, de-escalating conflict, maintaining healthy boundaries, and seeking opportunities for involvement and engagement
• Ability to function in high-risk pressure situations and respond quickly to individuals in crisis. Identify the crisis, minimize the harm to the individual and others, use de-escalation skills and assist the individual to explore their options
• Ability to problem solve, support and empower fellow staff members, and proactively communicate issues and concerns to supervisor
• Assure the availability and quality of Centre resources and services
• Assure the cleanliness and order of the Centre
• Maintain the confidentiality of community participants personal information
• Maintain specific records, stats and incident reports on log books and computer files
• Participate in all staff training and attend monthly general meetings
• Other duties and site related duties may be assigned when required
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• A demonstrated understanding of the issues contributing to poverty
• Minimum of one year related experience working with individuals facing mental health, addictions, chronic illness, homelessness, poverty and related challenges. Equivalent experience will be considered
• Post-secondary degree or diploma or experience in human services field with a background in social work, counselling, or addictions an asset
• Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, result oriented, applied time management, strong organizational and problem-solving skills
• Excellent de-escalation and conflict resolution skills
• Highly motivated, compassionate, creative and responsible person
• First Aid and Suicide Intervention Training an asset
• Familiarity with Excel and Outlook and ability to respond to emails in a timely manner
• This is a temporary part-time, hourly position from November to April 2017.
• The Neighbor Centre is open Monday to Friday 2:00 - 8:00 pm and Saturday to Sunday 5:00 – 8:00pm.
• The position will require ongoing compassionate care, frequent manual labor, conflict resolution and organizational ability
• Moderate physical effort required. Considerable periods of standing, walking, cleaning, sorting and typing; mainly indoors and some outdoors
• High mental effort required to preemptively identify and assess conflict, problem solve, maintain healthy boundaries, and provide empathetic support for community participants facing extreme personal struggles
• Employment Security Check is required
• As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to be in agreement and to sign our statement of faith
• The Mustard Seed embraces the concept of employment equity, which includes fair representation, anti-discrimination and reasonable accommodation.
• Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
Start date: Immediate
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Please forward cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the position title in the subject line.
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