Employment & 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

Current Employment Opportunities 

We are currently seeking to hire:

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If you don’t see an opportunity available that fits your skillset, 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!

Please note:  With COVID-19 restrictions and pandemic protocol in place, Families Matter is unable to offer volunteer opportunities at this time. However, we gratefully will receive your application to keep on file for when we are able to re-open our services in our Family Learning and Play Centres.

To volunteer with us please submit a resume and complete our Volunteer Application Form and email to  catherine@familiesmatter.ca

We also welcome volunteers for our Successful Young Parents Program (parents 16-23). These volunteers would be working in our creative child learning and play centres playing with children while their parents take part in educational offerings to build their family resiliency. If you are interested in being part of the amazing work we do with Young Families and would like to volunteer , please write Catherine at catherine@familiesmatter.ca

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 applicants must complete an application and screening process, and receive training for their position.

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.