Mission Empowering Teen Parents to Succeed
Vision Teen Parent Families Thrive and Enrich our Community
Job ID 21-006TERRA
As a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton for 50 years, Terra is recognized for its leadership, innovation and collaboration. Annually, more than 600 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.
Partnering with the C5 Collaborative and the North East Family Resource Network (FRN) Hub, Terra is one of the Spoke service providers for Edmonton North East. Working with families referred from the North East FRN, the Family Engagement Worker assists young moms and dads in their development of positive parenting skills to foster healthy parent child relationships. Through home visits and community outreach, participants are supported to make healthy choices and to develop their capacity to effectively meet the needs of their children. This position will work closely and in collaboration with the other service delivery partners at the North East FRN Hub to ensure that families are well supported by and connected to their community.
Reporting to the Family Learning Program Supervisor, the Family Engagement Worker position works 37.5 hours/week with flexible hours to meet the needs of families, and the North East FRN. Hours of work will include some evening and occasional weekend support for programming. This position is supported and supervised through Terra however will be situated at the North East Family Resource Network Hub in Clareview. The Family Engagement Worker will be part of a team at Terra and at the North East FRN and will contribute to planning and service delivery discussions at both sites. While most participants on the caseload will be young parents, the FRN has the option of assigning other families to this position to best meet the needs of the North East community.
Desired Behavioral Competencies
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 Range: $44 850 – 48 750/year. Upon completion of a probationary period, we offer a comprehensive, competitive, extended health benefits package including RRSP contribution.
Closing Date: The posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
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