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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.
Cultural Services Coordinator (0.53 FTE position)
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.
Reporting to the Director, Community Services, the Cultural Supports Coordinator (CSC) is responsible for developing, planning, and coordinating cultural activities for agency participants and staff. Further to advancing the agency’s efforts to provide cultural support services, this position is responsible for supporting the outcomes of the Strategic Plan related to diversity, equity and inclusion and advancing program, policy and staff development opportunities.
This is a part time position working 20 hours/week typically between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday but hours of work will vary based on the needs of the position and agency. This may include working occasional evenings and weekends.
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.
Fifty one percent of the young parents served by Terra are Indigenous. The agency promotes and expects staff to invest in building knowledge and skills to be culturally competent in serving this population and all BIPOC. Engaging in ceremony and cultural activities is stressed to promote experiential learning. The Strategic Plan includes intentional actions to advance the agency efforts related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
As an agency we are working to build a foundation of knowledge and skills to be an antiracist organization, to understand and respond to systemic racism that creates barriers and inequality in the workplace and in society.
No person will be denied employment opportunities or benefits for reasons unrelated to their abilities. Recruitment and advancement will not discriminate on the grounds of any protected characteristics under Alberta Human Rights or Canadian Human Rights legislation.
Individuals will be recruited to positions based on their skills, qualifications and attributes required for employment and alignment to agency core values.
The salary range for the position is $23 920 to $25 520/year. Upon completion of a probationary period, we offer a comprehensive, competitive, extended health benefits package including RRSP contribution.
Please email your résumé and cover letter that demonstrates your alignment to the Terra values and core competencies; submit to: Human Resources, email@example.com. Please include 21-008TERRA, Cultural Services Coordinator in the subject line of the email.
Closing Date: Until position is filled
We’re located at 9930 106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta. We are open 8:30-4:30 Mon-Fri.
Accredited under Imagine Canada's national Standards Program.
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