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.
Terra Centre is a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton since 1971. With support from individuals and groups in our community, Terra helps more than 1,000 young parents and their children a year to develop and reach their full potential.
The Mental Health Therapist is a full time position, 37.5 hours per week that is flexible to meet the needs of the teen families and may include occasional evenings and weekends.
The Mental Health Supports for Pregnant and Parenting Teens is a community based program for teen parents being served by Terra Centre. Through this service, participants will have access to enhanced mental health supports that strengthen their coping with: mental health disorder with mild to moderate symptoms, emotional disturbances, and adjustment problems. Traditional therapeutic services will support and protect the mental health within a school and early learning and childcare context so pregnant and parenting teens can benefit personally, academically and succeed in parenting.
To apply for this opportunity, please email your résumé and cover letter to:
Human Resources firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include Mental Health Therapist in the Subject Line of the email
Salary Range: $79,000-$84,000 per annum based on education and experience.
Closing Date: April 7, 2017
We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Indigenous persons, men, LGBTQ-identified persons, people of colour and persons with a disability.
Terra is a dynamic community based organization that assists teen parents in developing self-reliance and skills to be successful parents.
The Educational Support Services (ESS) Worker develops and maintains supportive relationships with pregnant and parenting teen moms attending Braemar School. Working collaboratively with Braemar School, other Terra program staff and external agencies the ESS Worker works with participants to achieve successful High School completion and increase their parenting capacity.
Reporting to the Program Supervisor, Educational Support Services, the ESS worker works from a strengths-based perspective that is participant-led. By providing supportive counselling and resources to assist participants and their families’ with their personal, parenting and educational goals, ESS workers interact with young families in a respectful, non-judgmental manner that recognizes participants natural supports. At all times, ESS workers must adhere to Terra’s policy and procedures and to the professional code of ethics of applicable professional associations.
The ESS Worker is a full time position (37.5 hours per week). Hours of work are Monday-Friday 8:15 a.m.to 4:15 p.m.
Salary Range: Starting salary $38,000-$40,000 based on education and experience. Upon successful completion of a probation period, there would be an attractive benefits package offered.
To apply for this opportunity: Please email your résumé and cover letter to: Human Resources email@example.com. Include Educational Support Worker in the Subject Line of the email.
Closing Date: March 31, 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.