Job Opportunities


Support Workers and Program Workers for Permanent Supportive Housing Program - Part Time/Casual

We are seeking strong individuals with interpersonal and organizational skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing program and participant supports for a site-based, congregate Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) site located in downtown Medicine Hat. This will include supporting participants in their housing under a Housing First model, maintaining positive community relations and a positive profile within the surrounding neighborhood and incorporating harm reduction principles and practices. The successful candidate will, at a minimum, have the following attributes:
• Sensitivity to the dignity of all citizens, housed or homeless
• Knowledge of and experience working with vulnerable populations
• Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
• Knowledge of Medicine Hat’s Plan to End Homelessness and the Provincial 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness.

All applicants must have or be working towards a diploma or degree in a human service discipline and/or 3-5 years of directly related experience. The successful applicant should have a valid certificate in ASIST, valid First Aid certificate, and provide a satisfactory Child Welfare Intervention Record Check and Police Information Check. A more detailed job description of the position is available by request. Further job-related training will be provided.

We are looking to fill part-time and casual positions consisting of evenings, overnights and weekends. Wages will be based on education and experience ($14.00 - $18.00/hour).

Please submit a letter of application and resume to:
Housing First Team Leader
Canadian Mental Health Association – ASER
#204 – 1865 Dunmore Rd. SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z8
Fax (403) 504-2542 or email: jmcbride@cmha-aser.ca

Only applicants granted an interview will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.


Book Keeper/Administrative Assistant Full Time

We are seeking an individual with strong accounting/bookkeeping skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of different administrative functions including payroll and benefits, donation receipts, bank deposits, issuing cheques, bookkeeping and financial reporting. This will include developing all monthly and quarterly program financials reports by required deadlines, preparing documentation for annual external audit, completing monthly journal entries, receiving and recording payables and reconciling and generating cheques runs.The successful candidate will, at a minimum, have the following attributes:

Extensive knowledge of and experience in bookkeeping and accounting, specifically in a non-profit organization;

Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision;

Knowledge and training in Sage/Simply Accounting and MS Excel;

Ability to communicate effectively with the general public, participants, and staff members.

All applicants must have or be working towards a diploma or degree in accounting or bookkeeping and/or 3-5 years of directly related experience.The successful applicant should have a valid First Aid certificate, and provide a satisfactory Child Welfare Intervention Record Check and Police Information Check. A more detailed job description of the position is available by request. Further job-related training will be provided.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary based on education and experience.

Please submit a letter of application and resume before October 27, 2017, at 4:00 pm MST to:

Executive Director

Canadian Mental Health Association – Alberta Southeast Region

#204 – 1865 Dunmore Rd. SE

Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z8

Fax (403) 504-2542 or email: cfischer@cmha-aser.ca

Only applicants granted an interview will be contacted.All others are thanked for their interest.