• Part Time
  • Calgary

Community Respite Worker

(Part time casual)

Why work for Enviros?

Come and be a part of a team of dedicated professionals that helps people reimagine their lives so they fulfill their potential and thrive in community.

As an innovative social services agency, Enviros has partnered with young people and families for over 40 years to take charge of their lives and actively choose the direction it takes. With a united purpose of making a difference in the lives of Albertans, our core values of passion, ingenuity, authenticity, resilience, belonging, and quality defines who we are as an organization. We value and promote diversity and inclusion and believe that it makes us stronger. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, and support the growth and development of our staff.

The Program – Respite Care Connection

The Respite Care Connection promotes, strengthens, and preserves the right for children with developmental disabilities to have a permanent home. The program works toward this goal by providing caregivers time to take of themselves and their other children while their child is in respite. The Respite Care Connection is a community based program for children and youth aged 6-17 years.

The Position- Community Respite Worker

The Community Respite Worker will participate in and supervise recreational activities for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities. Clients have diagnoses such as ADHD, FASD and ASD and the program focuses on strengthening self-esteem, skill development and socialization skills. This is facilitated in a fun, structured and safe environment with a ratio of one staff to three youth. The pay ranges from $18-$20 per hour depending on skills and assets. Staff will need to be available for the following shifts each week during the school year (times may vary slightly):

Saturdays 11:30 – 6:00 pm

Sundays 11:30 – 6:00 pm

COVID – We take all necessary precautions when running our program such as social distancing, wearing masks while inside, regular sanitization of hands and surfaces. PPE will be provided.

The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:

  • A current criminal record check including vulnerable sector (completed in the last 6 months)
  • A current Alberta Intervention Record check (completed in the last 12 months)
  • Current First Aid and CPR ‘C’
  • Must be able to drive own vehicle (no GDL licenses)
  • Must have a safe and reliable vehicle with room for minimally 3 passengers
  • An ability to work as part of a dynamic team
  • Experience working with children with developmental disabilities is an asset
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, Suicide Intervention, Indigenous Teachings are an asset

How to Apply

Please send all applications to tcameron@enviros.org. Please place the Job Posting #2171 in the subject line.

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 tcameron@enviros.org