Youth and Family Support Worker – Summer Student at Passages

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 – Summer Position
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. 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 fixed-term position working 40 hours a week.


  • 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).

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 to attention to Kelsey Stroppel. Quote job reference 2230. Competition for this posting closes on: Posted until position filled.

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.