Mission: Empowering Teen Parents to Succeed
Vision: Teen Parent Families Thrive and Enrich our Community
Job ID: 21-005TERRA
As a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton for over 45 years Terra is recognized for its leadership, innovation and collaboration. Annually more than 1,000 young parents and their children benefit from a comprehensive range of services. Through the compassionate work of the staff, we help parents and children to develop and reach their full potential by recognizing and responding to their unique and individual needs. Terra Centre staff are guided by the Code of Honour which supports, respects, and celebrates our families and staff (https://terracentre.ca/what-is-terra/careers/). If you share our values and support our mission and vision please consider joining our team.
The Services for Educational Achievement (SEA) Worker is responsible for the direct service delivery to pregnant and parenting families attending Braemar School with a focus on strengthening the parent/child relationship; supporting the achievement of education and employment goals; and building the family’s natural and community resources. SEA Workers also play a key role in the Strengthening Hope Program as they assist, monitor and support participants who are receiving financial assistance through the program. Reporting to the Program Supervisor, Services for Educational Achievement, SEA workers work closely with staff at Braemar School, other Terra programs and external agencies.
This is a permanent position working 37.5 hours/week. Hours of work are primarily 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. but some flexibility is required to meet the needs’ of the program and participants. The position is based out of the Braemar School office located at 9359 67A Street NW.
Knowledge and Abilities
Terra has intentional practices in place to achieve fairness in employment and create a diverse workforce. No person will be denied employment opportunities or benefits for reasons unrelated to their abilities.
Recruitment and advancement will not discriminate on the grounds of any protected characteristics under Alberta Human Rights or Canadian Human Rights legislation.
Individuals will be recruited to positions based on their demonstrated skills, qualifications and attributes required for employment; and alignment to agency core values.
Salary: The salary range for the position is $44 850 to $48 750/year. Upon completion of a probationary period, we offer a comprehensive, competitive, extended health benefits package including RRSP contribution.
Closing Date and Next Steps:
Closing: Tuesday, September 21
Candidates contacted for an interview: September 24
Interview dates: September 28 and 29
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