Families Matter

Employment and Volunteering

Employment Opportunities

If you are looking to make a career out of helping families then we may have the place for you!

Our team is passionate about carrying out our mission: to strengthen families by creating learning opportunities that build confidence, competence and connection through life's transitions.

We offer:

  • A fun, supportive, & strengths-based team environment
  • Innovative team building and development opportunities that build skills & self-awareness
  • A small and friendly atmosphere, which provides opportunities to make a real difference
  • A commitment to being a learning environment for all our staff
  • A competitive compensation & benefits package
  • A 35-hour workweek and generous time off policies

For our Current opportunities, check out our Families Matter Careers Site

If you don't see an opportunity available at the moment, but you believe that you can make a contribution to Families Matter, please send us your resume and we'll consider it carefully for future possibilities.  We keep resumes on file for six months. General applications can be sent to info@familiesmatter.ca

 

Volunteer with Us

Families Matter is actively recruiting new members to our Board of Directors.  If you are interested in being part of the amazing work we do in the community, click here to view board positions available.

Whether working hands on with parents and children, at home providing telephone support or utilizing your specialized skills for specific projects or events, we have a range of volunteer opportunities. 

We offer  education and support programs for Calgary families a year. Our programs focus on parenting resources and courses, in-home family programming, early childhood development and postpartum support. We also offer specialized services for dads, teens, single parents, and immigrant.

We strengthen families through life's transitions. Our volunteers are essential to our achievement of this mission.

As a Families Matter Volunteer you:

  • Join Families Matter staff in making a difference in the lives of a family. 
  • Extend our ability to effectively serve families.
  • Develop new skills, hone existing skills and gain professional experience. 
  • Receive regular training, supervision and recognition.

To volunteer with us, you will:

  • Be a vital part of our Families Matter team.
  • Be invited and involved in the activities of Families Matter.

All applicaticants must complete an application and screening process, attend a volunteer orientation and receive training for their position.

To volunteer with us please submit a resume and completed Volunteer Application to ashleyenzie@familiesmatter.ca

Volunteer Application 

For more information on our Volunteer program please contact us at (403)205-5178 or email info@familiesmatter.ca.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to connecting soon! 

 

Current Volunteers

  • You may login to the Volunteer Information Center here.
  • Here you will be able to access scheduling details, volunteer checklists and other relevant details. 

What People Are Saying…

“The team at Families Matter gave us the help and resources we needed to grow our family.” Tracy Schultz

“The programs at Families Matter are simply incredible. We've learned so much when it comes to parenting our two little ones.” Danielle Stewart