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 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 Centre 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.
Partnering with the C5 Collaborative and the North East Family Resource Network (FRN) Hub, Terra is one of the Spoke service providers for Edmonton North East. Working with families referred from the North East FRN, the Family Engagement Worker assists young moms and dads in their development of positive parenting skills to foster healthy parent child relationships. Through home visits and community outreach, participants are supported to make healthy choices and to develop their capacity to effectively meet the needs of their children. This position will work closely and in collaboration with the other service delivery partners at the North East FRN Hub to ensure that families are well supported by and connected to their community.
Reporting to the Family Learning Program Supervisor, the Family Engagement Worker position works 37.5 hours/week with flexible hours to meet the needs of families, and the North East FRN. Hours of work will include some evening and occasional weekend support for programming. This position is supported and supervised through Terra however will be situated at the North East Family Resource Network Hub in Clairview. The Family Engagement Worker will be part of a team at Terra and at the North East FRN and will contribute to planning and service delivery discussions at both sites. While most participants on the caseload will be young parents, the FRN has the option of assigning other families to this position to best meet the needs of the North East community.
Desired Behavioral Competencies
Terra has intentional practices in place to achieve fairness in employment and create a diverse workforce. 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 demonstrated skills, qualifications and attributes required for employment, and alignment to agency core values.
Salary Range: $44,850 - $48,750. 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 to: Human Resources firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please indicate 21006TERRA, Family Engagement Worker in the Subject Line of the email. Please state how you heard about the position in the cover letter.
Closing Date: The posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
We’re located at 9930 106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta. We are open 8:30-4:30 Mon-Fri.
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