Passages Youth and Family Support Worker

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 – 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 – Youth and Family Support Worker (Full Time Permanent)

The Youth 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 Support Workers must have good working knowledge of computer programs and skilled with basic office applications.

This is a 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).

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

  • 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.

Other Qualifications

  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license (Class 5 GDL will not be accepted).

Perks

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 careers@enviros.org attention to Kelsey Stroppel. Quote job reference #2212. Competition for this posting closes on: Monday May 2nd, 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