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Services for Educational Achievement Worker
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.
The Services for Educational Achievement (SEA) Worker is responsible for the direct service delivery to pregnant and parenting families attending Braemar School with a focus on strengthening the parent/child relationship; supporting the achievement of education and employment goals; and building the family’s natural and community resources. SEA Workers also play a key role in the Strengthening Hope Program as they assist, monitor and support participants who are receiving financial assistance through the program. Reporting to the Program Supervisor, Services for Education & Employment, SEA workers work closely with staff at Braemar School, other Terra programs and external agencies.
This is a permanent position working 35.0 hours/week, Monday through Friday. Hours of work are primarily between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. but some flexibility is required to meet the needs of the program and participants. The position is based out of the Braemar School office located at 9359 67A Street NW.
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.
Terra recognizes that it operates within a society and systems shaped by white supremacy and colonization and institutionalized discrimination and the exclusion, exploitation, and marginalization of Indigenous, Black, and people of color.
Terra strives to understand and be accountable for how white supremacy continues to impact its work at an organizational and systemic level and to address harm; implicit and explicit biases
Our intention is:
To build a foundation of awareness, knowledge, and skills to be an anti-racist organization. To respond to systemic racism that creates barriers and inequality in the workplace and in society. To be an organization that embeds the principles of equity and anti-oppression to everything it undertakes.
Our goal is to actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion through an antiracism lens through policies processes and practices.
As a condition of employment, all Terra employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 or regularly undergo COVID 19 testing before entering the workplace. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of their COVID 19 vaccination prior to commencement. If you are the successful applicant and cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected ground under human rights legislation you may request an accommodation that will be reviewed by Terra
Salary: The salary range for the position is $44 850 – $48 750/year.
To apply for this opportunity, please email your résumé and cover letter to: Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the “22-TERRA Services for Educational Achievement Worker” in the Subject Line of the email.
Closing Date: Until a suitable candidate has been found.
We’re located at 10320 - 146 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta. We are open 9:00-4:30 Mon-Fri.
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