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: “Reimagined lives, fulfilling potential and thriving in community”.
The Program – Passages
The program is one of Enviros “Live in” programs serving six young people between the ages of 13–17 who are under the care of Children’s Services. Individuals residing in this program may have been affected by trauma, domestic abuse or family breakdown. Some may have cognitive delays or presenting behavioral concerns.
The Position(s) – Youth and Family Support Worker
The Youth and Family Support Worker provides supervision and support to young people residing in the program and is a member of the team ensuring treatment plans are implemented. Candidates will be expected to assume key worker responsibilities and advocate for the youth. This position will involve working weekends, days or evening shifts and the ideal candidate will have interest in and training in recreation and outdoor recreation activities and a willingness to participate in recreation programs. All workers are expected to assist with daily household chores and routines and may be asked to take the lead in certain areas of responsibility. Youth and Family Support Workers must have good working knowledge of computer programs and skilled with basic office applications.
There are three position currently available:
- 1 full-time permanent role working 40 hours a week, Sunday to Thursday, day/evening shifts. Shift rotation includes 2 weeks of days (7AM to 3PM), then 2 weeks of evenings (3PM to 11PM).
- 2 full-time permanent roles working 40 hours a week, Tuesday to Saturday, day/evening shifts. Shift rotation includes 2 weeks of days (7AM to 3PM), then 2 weeks of evenings (3PM to 11PM).
- Strong relationship development skills.
- Collaborative team play that is creative with strong organizational skills.
- Able to adapt to changing situations and being flexible.
- Strong communication and de-escalation skills.
Education and Experience
To be considered for this opportunity, applicants should have minimally a degree/diploma in the Human Service field, experience with youth in a group living environment; be aware of trauma informed practices, and be professional, reliable and able to work independently.
- Current First Aid and CPR C
- Current Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sectors Designation and Child Intervention Record Check
- Valid Class 5 driver’s license (Class 5 GDL will not be accepted).
In addition to becoming a part of a challenging and creative work environment, Enviros also offers:
- Competitive Salary
- Benefits Program
- Comprehensive Training Program
- Work Wellness Program
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume including which position you would prefer to firstname.lastname@example.org attention to Kelsey Stroppel and Brandi Perron. Quote job reference #2236 Competition for this posting closes on: August 22nd, 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