Job Posting 101034

Overnight Lead
Edmonton area
closed 7 days ago (Sat, 18 May)
full time  •  52,000.00

Do you identify yourself as being collaborative, flexible, and goal-oriented – Are you ready to gain leadership experience? The Overnight Lead role could be your next step! The Overnight Lead focuses on helping youth grow their life skills allowing for a successful transition into adulthood. You will play a key role in helping youth identify the life skills that they need to develop and ensuring that the youth home is a safe, well-maintained place of refuge.

This role is a junior leadership opportunity requiring mentorship and supervision of front-line staff. Join a team of individuals who are making a difference! Walk alongside the youth as they develop the life skills required to be confident.

What you bring to the team
  • You bring 3+ years of experience working with vulnerable populations (youth experience is an asset).
  • You understand what it takes to motivate and support a team prior supervisory experience is an asset.
  • You possess a two-year diploma in Child and Youth Care (CYC), Social Work, or related fields.
  • You got what it takes to help make a group home safe, clean, and a place of comfort.
  • You are able to connect and inspire trust with youth struggling with addictions, poverty, mental health, and trauma.
  • You describe yourself as someone who utilizes a harm reduction, trauma-informed, and person-centered approach.
  • You are confident utilizing different computer applications.
  • You can travel to different sites as required using a personal vehicle.
Important work you will do at e4c
  • You are great at seeing the potential in youth and understanding what it takes to motivate youth to believe in themselves.
  • You believe in youth and understand the impact of the work you do when you help them develop essential life skills.
  • Work in a collaborative partnership setting – making sure that all stakeholders are aware of the progress and challenges faced by the youth in the program.
  • You are a pro at staying organized whether that be reviewing youth files, staff documentation, approving schedules, or expenses. You stay on top of the nitty-gritty.
  • Build your leadership skills as you mentor and oversee front-line staff. Helping the team grow and develop!
  • You are calm, collected, and know what to do whether it is a crisis situation or an opportunity to provide one-on-one support.

Education and Certifications


  • Diploma in Child and Youth Care (CYC), Social Work, Human Services, or related field
  • Police Check with Vulnerable Sector
  • Intervention Record Check
  • Standard First Aid
  • Indigenous Awareness
  • Medication Administration
  • De-Escalation
  • Protection of Sexually Exploited Children’s Act
  • Suicide Intervention
  • Harm Reduction
  • Food Safety



  • FOIP
  • Mental Health First Aid



  • 3+ years’ experience working with marginalized populations (youth experience an asset).
  • 1+ years’ experience supervision, including management of employees, quality improvement and training.
  • Working knowledge and experience with harm reduction, resiliency, trauma-informed and solution focused practice.
  • Strong crisis intervention/de-escalation training/skills. Ability to remain calm in crisis situations. Ability to work in high pressure and stress situations on a regular basis.
  • Demonstrated experience de-escalating crisis and potentially violent situations with individuals under the influence of drugs or alcohol, under extreme stress &/or struggling with acute/chronic mental health crises.
  • Extensive background and experience working with youth struggling with substance use/addictions, poverty, mental health, traumatic histories, LGBTQ2S+, and Newcomers to Canada and/or refugees. Understanding and ability to respond to multiple, complex barriers faced by youth.
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, WORD, Excel, database applications and computer

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