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Calgary Alternative Support Services is pleased to announce its active recruitment and search to fill job vacancies in our human services field. CASS strives to be an employer of choice with many benefits to working in the sector (including mileage & expense claim reimbursements as potential examples).

Police Information Checks
All positions at CASS require the submission of a Police Information Check including a vulnerable sector check that is less than 6 months old. CASS is registered with the Calgary Police "Electronic Police Information Check" service. Applicants/staff may apply for a Police Information Check by completing the steps at this link: https://policeinformationcheck.calgarypolice.ca/Application/Step1/b4873602-e833-41f0-ab75-a54f00d948ce. Prospective staff are strongly encouraged to apply for their Police Information Check prior to applying for a job posting with CASS.

Below is a listing of all positions CASS is currently looking to fill.

If you are contacted for an interview and require specific accommodation(s) for the interview process please notify at the time of scheduling.

For job posting details, click on the job title.

Post date: 2019/04/24 - 12:20
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

At Calgary Alternative Permanent Supportive Housing we provide affordable, safe housing for individual experiencing mental health and/or addiction issues. Our goals include creating a restorative environment within which individuals can attain or regain their self-esteem, confidence and other skills necessary to lead productive and socially satisfying lives. We ensure the maintenance of safe housing, support the individual to connect or reconnect with community resources and to establish positive connections and friendships.

The Overnight Direct Service Support Worker position provides support to persons living with complex mental health and addictions issues and will require an understanding of the Harm Reduction and Person-Centered Models of Service.

Key knowledge and responsibilities include: 

  • Possess an understand of challenges related to addiction and homelessness issues
  • Providing intervention, support and recreational services for tenants as required
  • Providing support counseling and collaboration on individual goal plans, crisis intervention
  • Establish yourself as an available, approachable resource for tenants and staff
  • Encourage/facilitate skill building in tenants’ communications and relationship building skills
  • Knowledge of appropriate Calgary resources and referrals
  • Advocate and support individuals with other agencies and referrals
  • Provide landlord and tenant support including intervention or problem solving as needed
  • Ensure only tenants and supervised guests are in the building
  • Complete a “Walk Around” on a random schedule to ensure outside doors are locked/secured on hallway/stair and remove any obstructions or hazards.
  • Observe client activity in the building
  • Maintain daily activity records
  • Complete data entry as required
  • Perform some light janitorial duties

All CASS Staff must provide a Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector Check

Post date: 2018/10/10 - 09:39
Start Date: On-Going
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

Calgary Alternative Support Services (CASS) is continuously looking for enthusiastic people for Community Support Worker roles. As a Community Support Worker you will support a diverse clientele develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle by promoting positive mental health and through facilitating recreational & leisure activities in the community.

Schedules can fluctuate depending on client needs, and shifts are available during the day, evening and weekend. The hourly rate begins at $18.40/hour and will increase to $20.25 upon completion of a successful probationary period (90 days), completion of mandatory training and submission of completion documents. 

All CASS staff are required to provide a Police Information and Vulnerable Sector check. CASS will accept Police & Vulnerable sector checks completed within the last six (6) months.  

Post date: 2018/10/10 - 09:02
Start Date: On-Going
Job Type: Relief
Description:

Calgary Alternative Support Services (CASS) is continuously looking for upbeat and positive individuals to support our clients in the Residential Program on a casual basis. The Relief role offers flexibility in schedules and a variety of different hours per week. 

Relief roles are responsible for providing positive support to individuals and help them engage and participate in activities throughout the community. 

All CASS staff are required to provide a Police Information and Vulnerable Sector check. CASS will accept Police & Vulnerable sector checks completed within the last six (6) months.  

Post date: 2018/10/10 - 08:44
Start Date: On-Going
Job Type: Relief
Description:

Calgary Alternative Support Services is continously looking for people to support our clients on a casual basis at our Langin Place and Stepping Stone Mannor locations. 

Langin Place and Stepping Stone are permanent supportive housing facilities for individuals that suffer from complex mental health and addiction issues. The successful applicant must have an understanding of the Harm Reduction and Person-Centred Models of Services.

The Relief Support Worker position is responsible for but not limited to;

  • Walk arounds on a random schedule ensuring outside doors are locked and secured
  • Ensure only tenants and supervised guests are in the building
  • Mediate any potential problems between tenants and guests, or any outside agencies
  • Intervention and support services for tenants as situations arise
  • Maintain communication log and write up incident reports when required
  • Light janitorial duties

All CASS Staff must provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check upon hire (a criminal record check completed within the last six months is acccepted).

 

Post date: 2018/10/10 - 08:29
Start Date: On-Going
Job Type: Permanent
Description:

Calgary Alternative Residential Services is accepting applications for the position of Supportive Roommate on an ongoing basis, to ensure a good match for both staff and clients.  In this position, support will be provided in your own home, or in the client's home, focusing on increased skill development.  Responsibilities of these positions include (but are not limited to); assisting our clients with daily living skills such as budgeting, household management, meal preparation, hygiene and medical appointments, providing emotional support, recreation and leisure activities and assisting with volunteer opportunities.

If you are interested in becoming a Supportive Roommate please fill out the attached "Supportive Roommate Application Form" (449KB PDF), and enclose it (completed) with your resume and forward to: jobs@c-a-s-s.org.

Please ensure you provide detailed information about the available space, home environment and geographical location.  Previous experience in providing community/outreach support to adults with developmental disabilities is preferred.  A criminal record check will also need to be provided; for safety and security purposes.

Should there be a match with your qualifications and available vacancies, you will be contacted by a Community Support Coordinator.  We do not provide individual applicants with updates unless you have been selected to go through the interview process.

Thank you for your application!