Position:  Family Support Worker – Parenting Student Support Program
Job Posting No:  #2020-24
Date:  June 19, 2020
Closing Date:  June 29, 2020
Status: Full Time, Permanent
Department: Early Learning & Parenting
Reports to: Director – Early Learning & Parenting
Hours of Work: *Monday – Friday: 845am-5pm
Salary: $21.522 – $24.950/hr

*These hours can vary depending on operational requirements of the program


Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion.  Candidates are asked to self-declare at the time of application.


Position Summary

Functioning as part of a coordinated service delivery team, the Family Support Worker – PSSP is responsible to provide support to youth between the ages of 13 and 24, who are pregnant or already parenting and want to stay in school, return to school, or enter a vocational training program. The incumbent is responsible for initiating and maintaining regular contact with identified families and to provide peer and education support. Activities will include but are not limited to: Group facilitation and events, peer support and/or mentorship, with the purpose of encouraging the education of young parents while providing parenting support.




ECE II/III certification with specialization in inclusion support, children with special needs or equivalent

Education/training in human ecology, child development, applied counselling or a Family Support Worker Certificate


Service Delivery Skills, Expertise and Experience

Minimum of 2 years’ experience working successfully with young people/children, including those with additional support needs

Experience working with families in marginalized communities and community agencies

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with families and children from diverse groups

Comprehensive knowledge of community resources for parents, families and children


Critical Skills

Proven knowledge and ability in relationship-building, facilitation, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills


Focus on Results

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve service goals and produce expected results/outcomes


Alignment with Organizational Values

Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values


Indigenous Understanding

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families


Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration

Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness


MCC Philosophies

Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work



Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems



  • Understanding of childhood development models


All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.


Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.


Please submit Application Form or cover letter and resume, quoting job posting #2020-24 to:

Human Resources

Mount Carmel Clinic

886 Main Street

Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4

Fax # (204) 582-4733