Careers

Part Time Older Adults Services Coordinator

We are seeking a qualified part-time social worker to provide information, referrals, and support to clientele aged 65+. The Older Adults Services Coordinator plays a crucial role in the delivery of programs and services to Older Adults and their families living in the City of Calgary. As a member of the Older Adults team and the Way In Network, the primary role is to assist and support older adults in remaining active, engaged members of the community.
The Older Adults Services Coordinator must possess the ability to assess the older adult’s situation and in collaboration with the client, family and other service providers, determine the resources and services that would be most appropriate.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties
Assess client needs, plan and implement interventions, assist the client with decision-making, make appropriate referrals, and evaluation of outcomes
 Assist clients to understand and cope with complex resource systems by:
    -providing current information regarding services, programs and opportunities; and/or
    -advocating on behalf of clients; and/or
    -completing necessary forms with or on behalf of clients; and/or
    -establishing and maintaining a collection of resource materials
 Consult and collaborate with individuals and other service providers to foster effective service
 Establish and maintain working relationships with community agencies
 Administrative work including: Compiling and maintaining accurate client records and participating in data collection and reporting and other administrative duties as required.
Qualifications

 Bachelor Degree in Social Work or related field
 Experience in working with older adults and a good understanding of the aging process
 Excellent communication, assessment and interviewing skills
 Ability to keep accurate client records and statistics, and provide case management with other service providers
 Knowledge of community services, benefits and resources pertaining to older adults
 Evidence of good professional skills and boundaries
 Strong planning and organization skills
 Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team as well as alone
 A reliable vehicle, valid operator’s license and clean driving record
 Successful Police Information Check Report (Criminal Record)
 Fluency in the Russian language is an asset

Please submit resume and cover letter to the CSS Director at: css@jfsc.org or fax: 403.287.3735


Part Time Holocaust Survivor Services Case Manager

JFSC is seeking the services of a qualified Case Manager to provide outreach services to Holocaust Survivors. The Case Manager plays a crucial role in the delivery of “Claims Conference” and other related programs and services to Survivors living in the Calgary area. The main functions of this position include: outreach, assessment, advocacy, referral, reducing isolation, facilitation of age related transitions, and assisting Holocaust Survivors in accessing Survivor related Benefits.
The Case Manager must possess the ability to assess the Survivor’s situation and in collaboration with the client, family and other service providers, determine the resources and services that would be most appropriate.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

 Assess client needs, plan and implement interventions, and assist the client with decision-making
 Assist clients to understand and cope with complex resource systems by:
    -providing current information regarding services, programs and opportunities; and/or
    -advocating on behalf of clients; and/or
    -completing necessary forms with or on behalf of clients; and/or
 Assist with applications to “Claims Conference” and other Survivor and senior benefits
 Consult and collaborate with individuals and other service providers to foster effective service
 Establish and maintain working relationships with other community agencies and Survivor service organizations
 Administrative work including: Submitting applications for the client, compiling and maintaining accurate client records and participating in data collection and reporting and other administrative duties as required.
Qualifications Required

 Bachelor Degree in Social Work or related field
 Robust knowledge of the history of persecution of Holocaust survivors and its impact on survivors and their families
 Knowledge of services and resources pertaining to Holocaust Survivors including “Claims Conference” and others
 Fluency in speaking and reading the Russian language
 Experience in working with older adults and case management
 Good understanding of the aging process
 Strong knowledge of community resources related to older adults, housing, government benefits, elder abuse etc.
 Excellent communication, assessment and interviewing skills
 Ability to keep accurate client records and statistics
 Evidence of good professional skills and boundaries
 Demonstrated ability to work well within a team
 A reliable vehicle, valid operator’s license and clean driving record
 Successful Police Information Check Report (Criminal Record)

Please submit resume and cover letter to the CSS Director at: css@jfsc.org or fax: 403.287.3735


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

These postings will remain open until the most suitable candidate is located.

Jewish Family Service Calgary

We empower individuals and families by promoting self-sufficiency.