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Main Office (in Franklin Atrium):
Suite 100N, 3015 - 5 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB   T2A 6T8
Phone: 587-999-9312

Fax: 1-888-284-4877‬
Email: info@pchscalgary.com

Program Location:
Genesis Centre
1000 Voices Room
7556 Falconridge Blvd NE
Calgary, AB   T3J 0C9

(400m South of Saddletowne LRT Station)

CAREERS

Value: Thriving Communities

Mission: To empower individuals and families to nurture healthy communities

Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS) Calgary is a non-profit organization focused on providing culturally-specific and client-centred supportive programming to the South Asian community in areas of Addiction, Mental Health and Family Enhancement/Violence Prevention. PCHS Calgary’s primary function is to provide one-on-one, group counselling and ongoing case management.  PCHS extends to providing community outreach/education/awareness and peer support initiatives. Bridging service gaps between the mainstream population to the marginalized South Asian population in providing services from a cultural lens and understanding. Our services are provided with cultural sensitivity and linguistic competency.

Contract Position: CASE MANAGER (Counsellor)-Paternity Leave

PCHS SAHARA FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM

THE PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION WILL BE TO PROVIDE SUPPORTIVE AND THERAPEUTIC COUNSELING THROUGH THE SAHARA FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM INCLUDING INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY AND GROUP COUNSELLING. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate degree in a relevant area of Human Services (E.g. Psychology, Counselling )/Minimum BSW

  • Eligible for membership and in good standing with a professional governing body

  • Minimum of 1 year working directly with individual counselling and groups (men’s group facilitation experience desirable)

  • A sound understanding of the holistic and client-centered counselling

  • An acute understanding of the South Asian community’s psycho-social nuances in the areas of addictions, mental health and family violence/enhancement

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills (fluency in Punjabi/Hindi/Urdu is a strong asset)  

  • A satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) prior to the start of employment

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Accurate and timely Case Manager admin duties: case notes, response times, data collection and statistical collection

  • Previous experience working with diverse populations with complex and layered needs

  • Proactive consulting and liaising with peers, Counselling Lead and Clinical Supervisor to maintain quality assurance, support and professional development

  • Proven knowledge and skills to conduct high level intake, assessment and Case Management

  • Experience in creating case plans, goal setting and maintaining professional boundaries

  • Collaborative development, implementation and evaluation of programs (E.g. counseling procedures, process improvement and innovation)

  • Commitment to professional Code of Ethics and Privacy/Confidentiality standards (agency and governing bodies)

  • Comfort in presenting, facilitation and public speaking in areas of expertise

  • Advanced critical thinking, organization and decision-making skills

  • Working knowledge and skills in use of technology for clinical record case management

  • Demonstrated understanding of community resources and agencies for appropriate referrals

  • Ability to work independently, as well as with multi-disciplinary teams, both internally and externally.

  • Adaptable to ever-changing client and organizational needs

  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook (Cloud and Share-Point software familiarity an asset)

  • A valid Canadian driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle and insurance is an asset

 

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work may be required. Contract until April 2020, with possible extension to September 2020 (*Funding Permitting)

 

Position to commence: Immediately

 

PCHS is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

Please submit a cover letter and resume by Jan 3rd, 2020 to PCHS Hiring Committee at: E-mail: info@pchscalgary.com  (NOTE: Interviews will be conducted ongoing)  

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Contract Position: OUTREACH COORDINATOR (FT)

THE PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION WILL BE TO ACT AS A LIASON BETWEEN PCHS PROGRAMS/SERVICES AND THE COMMUNITY THROUGH VARIOUS SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS/EVENTS/WORKSHOPS AND TO COORDINATE VOLUNTEER SUPPORT SERVICES.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education in a related field (e.g. communications, event/volunteer management, community development). A combination of education and experience will be considered.

  • Minimum of 1 year working with a diverse community (South Asian preferable)

  • Minimum 1 year experience with Social Media platforms with tangible results

  • Previous experience in Volunteer Management

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills (fluency in Punjabi/Hindi/Urdu is a strong asset) A satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) prior to the start of employment

  • A valid Canadian driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle and insurance is required

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

Outreach Responsibilities:

  • Ability to research, design and develop culturally appropriate outreach material/resources

  • Experience in workshop development and facilitation (in Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu desirable)

  • Ability to develop and implement effective social media strategies to create agency awareness

  • Strong skills in developing presentations, community engagement and public speaking with multiple levels of communication (in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu desirable)

  • Previous experience working with marginalized populations with complex and layered needs

  • Identify, coordinate and represent PCHS at various relevant outreach events

  • Develop and maintain strong positive relationships with external agencies, stakeholders and partners (formal and informal)

  • Demonstrated understanding of community resources and agencies

 

Volunteer responsibilities:

  • Ability to recruit, screen, train and coordinate volunteers with knowledge of risk management and streamlining procedures

  • Maintain the volunteer database ongoing

  • Complete all administrative tasks required in planning and follow-up of outreach/volunteer activities

Other desirable skills:

  • Impeccable organization, accountability and time management skills

  • Work with an open and friendly demeanor with the public, volunteers, peers and community members

  • Ability to work independently, as well as with multi-disciplinary teams (internally and externally)

  • Adaptable to ever-changing community and organizational needs

  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and design programs)

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work may be required. Contract until April 2020, with possible extension to September 2020 (*Funding Permitting)

 

Position to commence: Immediately

 

PCHS is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

Please submit a cover letter and resume by Jan 7th, 2020 to PCHS Hiring Committee at: E-mail: info@pchscalgary.com  (NOTE: Interviews will be conducted ongoing)