Mission: Empowering Teen Parents to Succeed
Vision: Teen Parent Families Thrive and Enrich our Community
Job ID: 23-(004)TERRA
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.
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 develop their capacity to effectively meet the needs of their children.
This is a full-time (35 hours/week) with flexible hours to work 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, and some evenings and occasional weekends based on the needs of families and staff and to support day/evening programming. This is a temporary full-time position with an end date of September 1, 2023 (possibility of extension). The position will be working out of the Terra main office located at 10320-146 Street.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Core Behavioral Competencies
Terra values are core to the organization. We strive to hire individuals who possess these behavioral competencies at all levels of the organization.
Terra recognizes that it operates within a society and systems shaped by white supremacy and colonization and institutionalized discrimination and the exclusion, exploitation, and marginalization of Indigenous, Black, and people of color.
Terra strives to understand and be accountable for how white supremacy continues to impact its work at an organizational and systemic level and to address harm; implicit and explicit biases
Our intention is:
To build a foundation of awareness, knowledge, and skills to be an anti-racist organization. To respond to systemic racism that creates barriers and inequality in the workplace and in society. To be an organization that embeds the principles of equity and anti-oppression to everything it undertakes.
Our goal is to actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion through an antiracism lens through policies, processes, and practices.
As a condition of employment, all Terra employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or regularly undergo COVID-19 testing before entering the workplace. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement. If you are the successful applicant and cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected ground under human rights legislation you may request an accommodation that will be reviewed by Terra
This is a temporary full-time position with an end date of September 1, 2023 (possibility of extension).
Salary: The salary range for the position ending September 1, 2023 is $22,425 – $24,375/year.
As a learning organization, Terra supports ongoing professional development among employees through formal training, informal mentoring, and personalized growth plans. Terra is continuing to grow our programming and there are anticipated opportunities for further professional growth within the agency.
Closing Date: Until suitable candidate found.
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