Mission: Empowering Teen Parents to Succeed
Vision: Teen Parent Families Thrive and Enrich our Community
Job ID: 21-008TERRA
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 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 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.
Reporting to the Director, Community Services, the Cultural Supports Coordinator (CSC) is responsible for developing, planning, and coordinating cultural activities for agency participants and staff. Further to advancing the agency’s efforts to provide cultural support services, this position is responsible for supporting the outcomes of the Strategic Plan related to diversity, equity and inclusion and advancing program, policy and staff development opportunities.
This is a part time position working 20 hours/week typically between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday but hours of work will vary based on the needs of the position and agency. This may include working occasional evenings and weekends.
Knowledge and Abilities
Core Behavioral Competencies
Terra values are core to the organization. We strive to hire individuals who possess these behavioural competencies at all levels of the organization.
Fifty one percent of the young parents served by Terra are Indigenous. The agency promotes and expects staff to invest in building knowledge and skills to be culturally competent in serving this population and all BIPOC. Engaging in ceremony and cultural activities is stressed to promote experiential learning. The Strategic Plan includes intentional actions to advance the agency efforts related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
As an agency we are working to build a foundation of knowledge and skills to be an antiracist organization, to understand and respond to systemic racism that creates barriers and inequality in the workplace and in society.
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 skills, qualifications and attributes required for employment and alignment to agency core values.
The salary range for the position is $23 920 to $25 520/year. Upon completion of a probationary period, we offer a comprehensive, competitive, extended health benefits package including RRSP contribution.
Closing Date: Until position is filled
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