Therapeutic Caregivers-Therapeutic Caregiving (Stride) Full Time

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 – Stride Therapeutic Caregiving
Enviros is excited to be developing this newest model of care in the Child Intervention System. This Stride Therapeutic Caregiving- model is a therapeutic family based, culturally safe, short term out of home placement program intended to support children with complex trauma-impacted care needs. This model is a wraparound service that incorporates a Therapeutic Caregiver, as the primary change agent, working within a Therapeutic Team, including cultural supports to provide individualized trauma informed supports.

Position Overview
Therapeutic Caregivers provide youth with a safe, caring family home that can support their healthy development and meaningful connections until they are transitioned to their forever home. Therapeutic Caregivers will provide the daily experiences that help youth grow into healthy adulthood. Rooted in values and belief systems, Therapeutic Caregivers will identify youth’s strengths, encourage them in their challenges, cultivate specific experiences, and help them to build meaningful connections with people and communities who accept and value them. The successful candidates will be part of a team that operates the program from an experiential, strength-based perspective.

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. As we frequently access public spaces, the ideal candidate will be required to follow the requirements of the restriction exemption program.

Competencies

  • Collaborative team player that is creative with strong organizational skills
  • Encouraging and supportive
  • Able to adapt to changing situations
  • De-escalation skills
  • Open Communication

Education & Experience

  • Experience in human services with vulnerable populations
  • Knowledge of experiential learning, strength-based practice, and trauma informed care

Other Qualifications

  • Have a spare bedroom in your home
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license (Class 5 GDL will not be accepted)
  • A clean driver’s abstract containing not more than two (2) minor offences or one (1) major offence
  • Standard First Aid and CPR Level “C”
  • Police Record Check with Vulnerable sector check (within six (6) months)
  • Child Intervention Check (within one (1) year)

Perks
In addition to becoming a part of a challenging and creative work environment, Enviros also offers:

  • Competitive daily per diem commensurate with front line salary
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • On going support and coaching
  • 24 on call support

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume including which position you would prefer to careers@enviros.org: attention Carlie Burnett with Quote Job ID 2214. Competition for this posting closes on: May 15, 2022.

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.