Youth and Family Support Worker – Summit

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 and is the foundation of our programs and 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”.

Why work for Enviros?

Come and be a part of a team of dedicated professionals that helps people reimagine their lives, so they fulfill their potential and thrive in 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 defines 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 – Summit

Summit is a community group living program for at-risk youth (13 – 17 years old). This program offers a strength based, trauma informed, harm reduction philosophy for youth with extensive histories of trauma, neglect, addictions, mental health issues, and involvement in the criminal justice system.

The Position – Youth and Family Support Worker

The Youth and Family Support Workers 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.\


Two roles are available:

One is 4 days per week (.8 FTE) Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday

One is 5 days per week (1.0 FTE) Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Times vary from 08:00 – 16:00 or 07:00 – 15:00.


  • Post-secondary education in the Human Services or related field
  • 1-2 years of child and youth care, social work or human services experience is considered an asset
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Knowledge of Experiential learning, strength-based practice and trauma informed care
  • 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
  • Police Record Check with Vulnerable sector check (within six (6) months)
  • Child Intervention Check (within one (1) year)

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume attention: Carrie Lanz. Quote job reference # 2270 and please indicate if you are interested in the 4 or 5 day per week role. Competition for this posting closes on: November 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.