Job Posting 97884

Employee Training And Development Specialist
Unlimited Potential Community Services
Edmonton area, Central Alberta
closed 17 days ago (Fri, 24 Nov)
full time  •  56,575.00 – $67,000.00 annually (salary commensurate with experience)

Unlimited Potential Community Services empowers individuals and families to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being.




Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support to our clients through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each child and family to reach their full potential.


Position Overview: Under the supervision of the Director of Quality Improvement and Professional Services, the Employee Training and Development Specialist will conduct staff orientations, training, coaching, and on-going professional development initially for Group Care staff, however responsibilities could cover other areas of service delivery.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Communication skills: Able to deliver training to employees using different instructional techniques, such as lectures, group discussions, team exercises, or hands-on coaching.
  • Interpersonal skills: Able to build rapport with new employees and foster a positive learning environment.
  • Collaboration: Able to work with other departments to successfully integrate new employees into the organization.
  • Presentation skills: Able to present information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Organizational skills: Able to perform administrative tasks, such as monitoring costs, scheduling classes, setting up systems and equipment, and coordinating enrollment.
  • Instructional design skills: Able to design and create training materials, such as manuals, online modules, or course materials.
  • Adaptability: Able to adjust training methods to suit the needs of different individuals or groups.
  • Analytical skills: Able to evaluate and assess the training needs of the organization.



  • Child and Youth Care diploma or degree.
  • Child and Youth Care certification is a definite asset.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a Group Care setting with progressive responsibilities.
  • Significant experience in all aspects of Child and Youth Care.
  • Experience in staff development is a definite asset.
  • A positive attitude, strong work ethic, and ability to be a team player.


Other Requirements: A current, clear Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check, both within the last six (6) months. Valid Alberta driver’s licence, current driver's abstract (no more than 8 demerits) and a reliable vehicle. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends.


Salary & Benefits: $56,575.00 – $67,000.00 annually (salary commensurate with experience). 3-weeks’ vacation accrual to start with an additional week added after 2 years. We provide employees with a 100% employer-paid health benefits package (which includes vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, massage therapy, etc.) a 100% employer-paid R.R.S.P. equaling 3% of salary. We also offer free access to in-house courses and workshops for all of our employees.


Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate is found.


Our values are integrity, respect, excellence, humility, and relationships. If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please submit your Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources at .


UP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

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