Terra relies on volunteers, financial and in-kind donations to offer services and support our teen parents.
At Terra, our specialized team tailors programs and services to meet the needs of each teen parent. Always safe, never judgemental. Learn more about what we have to offer our young families.
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. If you share our values and support our mission and vision please consider joining our team.
Reporting to the Manager, Housing Support Services, the Housing Support Worker is responsible for supporting teen parent families in the Successful Families Program to maintain their tenancy, reduce social isolation and become engaged members of their communities. Using in-home visitation, experiential group learning activities, referrals and community engagement, the Housing Support Worker empowers families to thrive and enrich their community.
This position is a 1 year contract position working 37.5 hours per week. Flexible hours are required to meet the needs of the program and participants, including regular evening work, and the occasional weekend. The position is based out of our Housing Support Services office at 13744 115 Ave.
We are an equal opportunity and non-discriminatory employer and recognize the importance of a diverse workforce. We welcome all qualified applicants.
Salary: The salary range for the position is $38,000 to $42,000. Upon completion of a probationary period, we offer a comprehensive, competitive, extended health benefits package including RRSP contribution.
To apply for this opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, email@example.com. Please include the Housing Support Worker in the subject line of the email.
Closing Date: Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Terra is also a member of the City of Edmonton Corporate Wellness Program which provides employees, (and their immediate family members living in the same household,) discounts on admissions to City operated sports and fitness centres. This includes:
The Code of Honour was developed in 2009 after a comprehensive process which included dialogue and the opportunity for all staff to participate in determining the Code of Honour. It was updated in 2012. The Code of Honour reflects how we work together, what we hold each other accountable for and our values as a staff team.
We’re located at 9930 106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta. We are open 8:30-4:30 Mon-Fri.