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 – Triveri House
Triveri House is a Place-Based Supportive Housing program for young people (18-29) experiencing chronic and episodic homelessness. Adhering to a Harm Reduction model, the program works with the young adults to create stability and overall well-being in their lives. The program is targeted to open in November 2020.
The Position – Support Worker
The support worker will provide the welcoming services for tenants, ensuring the health and wellness and safety needs are met for tenants residing in Triveri House. The support workers are on-site at all times and will be the first contact for all individuals entering the facility. Support workers will act as “point workers” supporting Case Management staff with goal planning for residents of Triveri House.
This team of workers will have three main roles within the program: security of the building, medical first responders and facility management. Safety protocols and measures will be monitored and carried out by the all individuals on the Triveri House team. This will include monitoring video, monitoring entrances and exits from the building, being “on the floor” in public spaces while on shift and responding to emergency situations which may arise.
The support worker will work with Triveri House residents to ensure their daily needs are met including laundry, meal prep, medication assistance, internal community programming, upkeep and cleanliness of resident units, crisis management, debriefing, and general maintenance and cleaning tasks pertaining to the program schedule. The support worker will be accountable to complete building walkthroughs, shift change notes with the assistance of both case managers and leadership staff when required.
Candidates will have experience working with youth and young adults and enjoy working with the populations residing in this residence. Individuals with training in crisis intervention and de-escalation are considered an asset.
Support workers are on site 24/7, shifts will include days, evenings, awake overnights and weekends
For Consideration Applicants Will Need to Demonstrate the Following
- A degree or diploma in related field of study
- The ideal candidate would have 3 – 5 years of experience in working with youth and young adults who may be at risk of facing homelessness
- Individuals who have experience working within the Calgary Homeless Foundation network of service providers may be an asset.
- 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)
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume to email@example.com: attention: Tyler Wilson. Quote job reference # 2360. Competition for this posting closes until a 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.