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Job Number:  40180
Weekend Wellness Coach (Day Shift) - Emerging Adults
Job Posted: Friday, 1 December 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 15 December 2017
(in 3 days)
e4c
Region: Edmonton area Type: Part time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual who is interested in social justice, social change, innovation, and collaborative work. e4c is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At e4c, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.

 

A partnership between Alberta Health Services and e4c has launched an exciting project that opened a transitional housing program for emerging adults age 16-24. Our houses will offer a safe and supportive place for people to live as they transition to independence.

 

Our houses have recovery oriented services, a welcoming environment, inclusive care, and a commitment to excellence. We are looking for energetic, passionate and dedicated individuals to deliver our wellness focused client support model.

 

Hours: Part-time: Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am to 5:00pm

 

 Why Join Our Team       

  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.

In Your Role You Will

Resident Care

  • Coach and model wellness and self-care practices within the home and with residents.
  • Work with Wellness Manager and Weekend Wellness Coordinator to build community within the house and to develop good community relations.
  • Foster a fun and engaging environment that facilitates the exploration of wellness with residents.
  • Communicate and receive information from housing program team regarding progress of the residents, significant changes in behavior, and any concerns/challenges that the resident is experiencing.
  • When natural opportunity arises, promote conflict resolution, positive communication, empathy and respect (through positive reinforcement, role modeling and supportive listening).
  • Working within a framework of natural law/natural consequences and relationship-based practice to implement relevant accountability processes.
  • Approaches the work with vulnerability and intentionality to engage residents.
  • Actively uses “self” and own personal wellness as a tool to build reciprocal, authentic relationships with residents.

Administration

  • Communicate (verbally or in writing) pertinent information (resident/facility updates, etc.) to team to maintain a safe and productive environment.
  • Communicates progress and outcomes related to wellness to the integrated care team.
  • Administers medication for all residents.
  • Comply with all legislation, bylaws and standards (health, fire, safety, city, and accreditation).
  • Facilitate positive relationship building with neighbors and community members, whenever possible.
  • Adhere to Human Resource and Program Policies and Procedures in delivering services.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Certifications

  • Diploma or Degree in human services related program.
  • Minimum 1 year of related work or volunteer experience in wellness or recovery. Will consider a combination of education, work and volunteer experience equivalency.
  • Police Information Check including vulnerable sector.
  • Child Intervention Check.

Experience

  • Ability to build, maintain, and model healthy relationships
  • Demonstrates a respectful and collaborative approach.
  • Demonstrates ability to find creative solutions and approaches to wellness.
  • Able to work with initiative and independence.
  • Working knowledge of community resources available to participants.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Working knowledge and experience with harm reduction, person-centered, trauma-informed, behavior modification, natural law, strength based, collaborative, and/or solution focused practice.

Competencies

  • Empathetic Outlook: The ability to perceive and understand the feelings and attitudes of others; the ability to place oneself “in the shoes” of another and to view a situation from their perspective.
  • Communication: Comfortable communicating formally, informally, in groups and one-on-one.  Able to obtain and share information, ideas, and problems.  Able to ask for advice, support and accept feedback. Capitalizes on opportunities to model healthy relationships and ways of relating with residents.
  • Relationship Building: Able to build formal and informal professional relationships.  Fosters respect and reciprocity with participants/tenants, team members, other e4c personnel, external service providers and community members
  • Accountability: Able to define expectations for self and others and to act to fulfill these expectations.  Able to self-reflect, monitor and correct one’s own actions, as well as others’ actions)
  • Integrity and Ethical Behavior - a clear understanding of ethical and practices. Aligns behavior with an ethical framework.

Apply

Thank you to all those apply. Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please forward Cover Letter and Resume to:
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Website: www.e4calberta.org


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