Child and Family Support Worker – Fixed Term Contract

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 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 – Connects
The program offers group care to children aged 7 – 13. The daily program consists of using any combination of the following therapeutic tools to help children and their families achieve their goals; life skills, thera play, treatment sessions, family counselling, wilderness programming and the development of a family plan.  

The Position – Child and Family Support Worker
The Child and Family Support Worker in our Connects 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 

  • Human, Social Services, or Recreation Degree or Diploma 
  • Experience working with children and families from a strength-based approach 
  • An ability to work as part of a dynamic team 
  • Be familiar with experiential learning and how to use it in a residential setting 
  • Experience in delivering recreation and wilderness programming to children 
  • An ability to be highly organized, energetic and flexible 
  • The following trainings would be an asset and will be mandatory through the course of employment: Suicide Prevention Training, Aboriginal Awareness Training, Diversity Training and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention 
  • 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) 
  • A current First Aid and CPR/AED ‘C’ certificate
  • A Class 4 or 5 Driver’s License (Class 5 GDL will not be accepted) 
  • A 5 year drivers abstract with no major violations (such as a DUI or Distracted Driving charge) 

How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@enviros.org: attention Raena Orr with Quote Job ID #2228. 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.