Summer Student – Child and Family Support Worker – Passages


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 focuses on relationships is the foundation of our programs and what 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 best practices.

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

The Program – Passages

The program is one of Enviros “Live in” programs serving six young people between the ages of 13–17 who are under the care of Children’s Services. Individuals residing in this program may have been affected by trauma, domestic abuse, or family breakdown. Some may have cognitive delays or presenting behavioral concerns.

The Position – Child and Family Support Worker

The Child and Family Support Worker in our Passages program will be required to deliver programming in a therapeutic environment for up to four children impacted by trauma and their families. In addition, the regular care of children in a residential care setting is also a part of the job expectations.

This role is a full time fixed four months contract starting June until October 2022.

For Consideration Applicants Will Need to Demonstrate the Following Qualifications:  

  • Diploma / Degree in Human, Social Services or Recreation
  • Experience with experiential learning, strength-based practice and working with children and families
  • Wilderness programming experience is an asset
  • A current Criminal Record Check including vulnerable sector (completed within last 6 months).
  • A current Alberta Intervention Record check (completed within last 6 months).
  • Valid First Aid and CPR/AED ‘C’ Level
  • 5-year drivers abstract with no major violations (such as a DUI or Distracted Driving charge)
  • Suicide Prevention Training, Indigenous Awareness Training, Diversity Training and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training would be an asset and must be completed within 6 months of

Competencies

  • Critical Thinking
  • Strong relational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Collaborative team player that is creative with strong organizational skills
  • Encouraging and supportive
  • Able to adapt to changing situations
  • De-escalation skills
  • Open communication style

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@enviros.org, Attention: Kelsey Stroppel with Quote Job ID# 2231. Competition for this posting closes when suitable candidate is found.

 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.

Additionally, Enviros is committed to having a workforce of skilled and diversified representation of the population we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however in our commitment to the population we serve, preference will be given to candidates self-identifying as an Indigenous Person

Enviros is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries