• Part Time
  • Calgary

Administrative Assistant – Foster Care

Part-time Position

.5 FTE

ENVIROS – Who We Are:   

Enviros is an innovative social services agency that provides critical, individualized programs to children, youth, adults and families in vulnerable situations to meet their desired outcomes and wellness.

Enviros helps our clients make strength-based changes to move to independence within a healthy community.

Enviros focuses programs on the unique needs of individual clients practicing experiential learning to provide opportunities for personal discovery and growth.

Enviros focus is on building relationships and is the foundation of the work we do. This enables clients to develop skills, healthy trust, and independence.

Since our founding in 1976, Enviros has been an early adopter of new evidence-based best practices and has developed and informed other leading practices.

Why People Choose Enviros

Simply stated, our vision is: “The Power of Human Relationships Invites Belonging and Inspires Growth”.

 

The Program – Foster Care

The Enviros Foster Care program provides the best possible care to children at a time of upheaval in their lives by matching a foster home to the needs of the child. When children are unable to remain in their own homes or with family members, Enviros offers Foster Care for children under the age of 18.

Enviros has 68 contracted Foster Care beds. While there is no typical length of stay, Foster Care is not designed to be a permanent placement for children, and ideally they are returned to parents, or placed with guardians, family members or another more permanent home environment

 

The Position – Foster Care Administrative Assistant

The Foster Care Administrative Assistant will provide a broad spectrum of administrative support to the Enviros Foster Care Team. This includes submitting and tracking pre-authorizations, filing, photocopying, communicating with case teams and foster parents, following up on outstanding invoices, and other data entry.

For Consideration Applicants Will Need to Demonstrate the Following

  • An ability to be highly organized, energetic and flexible
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Above average attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, as well as be part of a team
  • Good computer literacy skills
  • Diploma in Business Administration and/or Human Services Administration (equivalencies may be considered)
  • Two or more years experience in a similar role.
  • A current criminal record check including vulnerable sector (completed within the last 6 months)
  • A current Alberta Intervention Record check (completed within the last 12 months)

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@enviros.org: attention JoAnn Frey. Quote job reference #2127. Competition for this posting closes on: May 16, 2021.

Enviros believes in the power of diversity and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We ensure equal opportunity for all applicants and encourage people of all visible minorities, including Indigenous applicants, and those of any religion, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to apply

To apply for this job email your details to careers@enviros.org