Educational Programs Developer at the Canadian Centre for Men and Families – Calgary

Educational Programs Developer at the Canadian Centre for Men and Families

Reports to: Calgary Branch Director (Dr. Dan McKinnon) and National Executive Director (Justin Trottier)

Applications Due: Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

Term: Full-time, 8 weeks from July 8 to August 30, 2019

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Remuneration: 8 weeks, 32 hours/week, $16.00/hour

About The Canadian Centre for Men and Families – Calgary

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families (CCMF) – Calgary is a part-time centre operating out of the offices of the Affinity Psychology Group. We have been supporting men and boys in need in the City of Calgary and surrounding areas for the past three years. We have raised 80% of the funding requirements for opening a full-time CCMF later this year. We are an open, inclusive and safe hub for programs/services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education all focused on the health and wellbeing of boys, men, fathers and families. Our programs include:

– connecting men and boys with mental health support services
– a pay what you can counselling service with a Registered Psychologist
– a men’s peer support group focused on family law, custody and shared parenting
– a family law assistance clinic and resources directory
– abuse support services for male victims of domestic violence
– fathering after separation/divorce coaching services

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is governed by the Canadian Association for Equality (CAFE), a registered educational charity.

Position Overview

The Educational Programs Developer will assist in the creation and development of educational programs/workshops for the Canadian Centre for Men & Families – Calgary.

1. Review and editing of the existing programs/workshops offered by CCMF, namely: Fathering After Separation/Divorce (Shared Parenting); Male Survivors of Domestic Violence; Parental Alienation Awareness
2. Research and gaps/needs analysis of the programs/workshops currently being offered for men, boys, fathers and their families in Alberta
3. Creation and development of new programs/workshops that address the gap/needs identified in item 2, above
4. Creation and development of a Family Law Resources Checklist & Guidebook and related program/workshop
5. Development of lesson plans, power point slides c/w text/images and lecture notes for each/all of the programs/workshops.


The ideal candidate would have or be working toward a degree, diploma or certificate in one or more of the following areas or a related programs: education curriculum/course development, teaching, adult learning, communication studies and technical writing.

The candidate should have a high level of written and oral communication skills and work well both in individual and group settings. The ideal candidate will be comfortable communicating in English. Computer skills (word processing, power point presentations) and research skills are required.

This position is made possible through a Canada Summer Jobs grant.

It is no longer a requirement that Canada Summer Jobs applicants be full-time students. However, to be eligible, the Canada Summer Jobs program requires that an applicant:

– (a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
– (b) is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
– (c) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

How to Apply

When applying, you must use the following email subject line: “Calgary Intern Application.” Email a cover letter and resume as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment, to both the Branch Director, Dr. Dan McKinnon at and the National Executive Director Justin Trottier at

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