Family Support Worker

Wolastoqiyik Family Services - Fredericton, NB (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:

  • Responsible for ensuring the safety of the site for all clients in accordance with the policies and procedures of the program
  • Fosters growth and positive life choices, while promoting individuals in becoming connected to their community and traditions.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of professionalism both on and off the job
  • Must have good analytical skills and be able to exercise good judgment in making quick decisions if required to act in a crisis.
  • Must be responsible, reliable, and a team player.
  • Completing daily documentation and report writing
  • Responsible to communicate any issues/concerns relating to client(s) immediately to your reporting supervisor.
  • Responsible for the safety of client(s) during transportation
  • Qualifications: Degree or Diploma in any of the following:
  • Human Services
  • Child and Youth
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Psychology
  • Sociology/Anthropology
  • Criminology
  • Police Foundations
  • Valid Driver’s license


Demonstrated experience working with individuals with any of the following: autism, mental illness, learning disabilities, behavioural issues, special needs, etc.

Other requirements:

  • Criminal Record check with vulnerable sector screening, Social Development Check and drivers abstract.
  • Transportation/Travel Information Own transportation; Own vehicle; Valid driver's license
  • Training in First Aid, Suicide intervention, non-violent crisis intervention etc. will be considered an asset.
  • Preference will be given to those with demonstrated skills and experience in working with Aboriginal people and communities, in addition to lived experience as a member of an Aboriginal community.

Work Hours: Days, Evening, Overnights and weekends

Deadline for applications: July 30, 2019

How to Apply: Please forward cover letter and resume stating education and experience.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Job Type: Casual


  • Fredericton, NB (Preferred)


  • English (Preferred)