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.
Since 1971, Terra has been empowering teen parents to succeed. Each year, we impact almost 1,000 teen moms, dads and their children. Through a wide range of services and support, we help pregnant and parenting teens develop the self-reliance and skills needed to be successful parents. Our programs and services not only support teen parents, but also their children, the next generation. Our vision is to see teen parent families thriving and enriching our communities. For more information about Terra and our programs, please visit www.terracentre.ca.
Our Fundraising Committee is comprised of professional volunteers who provide both strategic and tactical to support to Terra’s Resource Development team. Community support is crucial to enabling Terra to continue to deliver its mission. As our agency plans for our next stage of development, we are in the process of expanding our fundraising committee in order to support our plans for growth.
We are seeking dedicated, passionate and skilled professionals with experience in fundraising, who can help to champion our work and support both new and existing fundraising initiatives. This is a working committee and each member must be prepared to actively support and contribute to committee activities.
If you believe in the potential of teen parents and their children, and are interested in helping to raise money and awareness to make a difference in your community, you may want to consider joining Terra’s Fundraising Committee!
If this sounds like something you are interested in, or would like more information, please get in touch with Kejina Robinson, email@example.com.
Terra recognizes the importance of diversity on our committees and encourages applications from Indigenous persons, LGBTQ-identified persons, people of colour and persons with a disability.
Terra is a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens, in Edmonton for over 45 years. 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 can offer professional service to our participants please consider joining our team.
Reporting to the Director, Early Childhood Services, the Manager provides leadership, vision and supervision to a team of 27 staff at the Terra Child and Family Support Centre which is located on site at Braemar School. The Director will provide ongoing mentorship to the successful candidate helping to ensure continuity of program quality. The centre accommodates 77 infants and children while their moms attend school to complete their high school education. The childcare centre provides exceptional early learning and care for children three weeks to three years of age placing a special emphasis on parent/child relationship development. Our Early Childhood Educators play a pivotal role in the collaborative service delivery approach used by the agency.
This position is a permanent position working 37.5 hours of work. Flexible hours are required to meet the needs’ of the centre. Upon successful completion of a probation period, there would be an attractive benefits package offered.
Program Delivery & Development:
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.
To apply for this opportunity, please email your résumé and cover letter to: Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please state your salary expectations in the cover letter. Please include the Manager, Child and Family Support Centre in the Subject Line of the email.
Salary Range: $52,000 – $60,000 annually. The position is working 37.5 hour work week from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closing Date: July 21, 2017
Terra is an organization committed to work life balance and will consider contract flexibility.
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.