Supportive Living Coordinator (Casual)

September 24, 2021
Closing Date
The posting will remain active on the website until the position is filled.
Job Description
Full Time
Calgary, AB
Posting Type
  • Continuous Posting


Job Details

POSITION TITLE:          Coordinator

PROGRAM:                    Supportive Living Program (Group Homes)

JOB TYPE:                      Casual

HOURS OF WORK:       Various Shifts. Shifts available 7 days a week: daytime, evenings and overnight. Specific hours may vary based on operational need.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Coordinator plays a crucial role as the first point-of-contact, providing information and support as individuals embark on their wellness journey. This role delivers an excellence in standard of care while providing positive, compassionate service and problems solving skills to help assist clients’ needs.

Key Client Service Responsibilities and Specific Accountabilities:
Coordinators offer program support 24 hours 7 days a week. This support includes:
• The development and review, in conjunction with the client and their support team, a Service Plan that includes measurable goals designed to enhance/maintain independent
living skills.
• To liaise with community partners on a regular basis to ensure collaborative efforts in assisting clients to meet their personal goals.
• To assist clients in establishing peer, family, and community support networks.
• To provide clients with consultation and supportive counseling in the event of an
emergent or crisis situation.
• To advocate for clients when necessary and to ensure they receive adequate care, treatment services, and information from the community and CMHA.
• To facilitate a cooperative living environment through the use of regularly scheduled community/house meetings, and individual interventions when necessary.
• To maintain effective written and verbal communication systems necessary for client service delivery and program functioning.

Additional Team Responsibilities, Competencies & Personal Attributes
• You demonstrate deep respect not only for clients but for the teams you support, your peers and community partners. Sound judgement and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• High level of initiative and self-motivation.
• An interest in lifelong learning along with empathy and insight.
• Flexible and adaptable.

• A recognized diploma or undergraduate degree in a human services area or equivalent experience.
• Two (2) years of experience working with persons with a diagnosed mental illness, preferably in a skill development or residential environment and have a deep commitment to and understanding of the recovery model.
• Experience working with individuals with substance abuse issues an asset.
• Must be able to work flexible shifts.
• First Aid and CPR certifications.
• Valid driver’s license and a vehicle.

The COVID-19 vaccination is a job requirement and a condition of employment. Offers of employment will be conditional upon proof of full immunization against COVID-19 with a Health Canada approved vaccine prior to the candidates’ start date.

How to Apply

Candidates meeting the above criteria who wish to apply for this exciting opportunity should email their cover letter and resume to Human Resources at

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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I certify that the statements made by myself in this application are true, accurate and complete. I understand and agree that a false statement made either in this application or during the course of my candidacy for employment with CMHA Calgary may disqualify me from employment or result in dismissal. I also understand that any personal information that I have disclosed during the course of my candidacy or in my application for employment may be shared with members of the Hiring Committee, the CMHA Calgary HR department or appropriate members of the CMHA Calgary management team at any time during the course of my candidacy or thereafter, should I become employed by CMHA Calgary or not, for any reasonable employment purposes. *