Mission Empowering Teen Parents to Succeed
Vision Teen Parent Families Thrive and Enrich our Community
Job ID 22-001TERRA
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.
Reporting to the Director Strategic Growth and Development, the Literacy for Living Coordinator/Facilitator will develop, coordinate, and deliver literacy programming for Terra participants. The Literacy for Living program is grounded in the belief that literacy is essential for navigating everyday living in a way that enhances the quality of life.
Programming is designed to address the needs of teen parents with children 0-6 years, supporting overall personal development, strengthening communication skills, and nurturing healthy parent and child relationships. The learner will be provided with opportunities to develop learning skills and habits that build confidence in seeing themselves as a self-directed independent learner.
Terra offers Literacy for Living programming through a multi-session course, supporting a continuum of learning, or as a single learning activity paired with other events or programs offered by Terra. The main goal of the program is to promote the value and benefits of literacy for the whole family and encourage families to become lifelong learners.
This position requires working closely with Program Managers and Supervisors, organizing various aspects of the programs, coordinating groups and events, and performing the administrative duties related to the program.
This position is a 6 month position working 30 hours/work. The ability to work flexible hours is required to meet the needs of the program and participants. The position is based out of the main office located at 10320-146 Street.
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.
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