Job Summary

The Emergency Duty worker reports to the Family Enhancement Supervisor and is responsible for providing services to CFS clients who require Child & Family Services. The job description includes assessment, crisis intervention, supportive counselling, development of service plans, and assistance with basic needs, advocacy and referral.

Demonstrated Skills & Abilities

  • Provides emergency services to families as part of a family services team;
  • Must investigate child abuse and neglect referrals
  • Must be able to assess the risk for child safety
  • Must determine NCN CFS involvement and a safety plan for families in crisis
  • Must be able to plan and conduct interviews with people who display a broad range of emotions
  • Must be able to organize, present and record information in a clear, concise and timely manner
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to de-escalate crises and recognize risks to the safety of clients and take timely actions to respond
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional hours


  • Bachelor of Social Work or an alternate Bachelor level social work degree from an accredited university.
  • Other levels of education and experience may be considered
  • Valid Manitoba Driver’s license
  • A criminal record check, prior contacts check & child abuse registry, and a check are requirements for all employees.

All resumes should include a cover letter indicating your expression of interest.

Salary: $33,365.02 annually.
Closing date: May 7, 2021
Submit all Applications to: Anna Nadine Spence
Interim Director of Human Resources
Family & Community Wellness Centre
Nelson House, MB R0B 1A0
Phone: 204-484-2341
Fax: 204-484-2351