Youth and Family Care Practitioner

Youth and Family Care Practitioner
Journeys Program
Full time
Why work for Enviros?
Come and be a part of a team of dedicated professionals that help people reimagine their lives, so they fulfill their potential and thrive in the 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 define 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 – Journeys
Journeys is a community group living program for youth age (12-17 years old). This program offers a strength based, trauma informed, recovery-based philosophy for youth struggling with trauma, neglect, family instability, mental health challenges and are in need of a safe place to grow and develop while preparing to transition to family or community. 
The Position – Youth and Family Care Practitioner 
The Youth and Family Care Practitioners build relationships and trust with the youth, provide care to enhance areas of competence, and work to develop skills in individual areas of need. This is done by engaging the youth with intentional practice, recreation, life skills, community involvement and therapeutic programming. Youth and Family Care Practitioners are responsible for some case management and key worker responsibilities. Practitioners are part of a team that works collectively with family and community to ensure supports are collaborative. 
•Post-secondary education in the Human Services or related field
•1-2 years of child and youth care, social work or human services experience 
•Police Record Check with Vulnerable sector check (within six (6) months)
•Child Intervention Check (within one (6) months)
•CPR and First Aid certification required
•Knowledge of strength-based practice and trauma informed care necessary 
•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.

Salary: $45,000-$52,000 annually

If you’re interested in the position, please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link provided

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.