Recreational Respite Worker (Part time)

Enviros Wilderness School Association - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Recreational Respite Worker (Part time)

The Respite Care Connection promotes, strengthens, and preserves the right for children with challenging behaviours to have a permanent home. The program works toward this goal by providing caregivers of the children and youth with respite to give them time to take of themselves and their other children. The Respite Care Connection is a community based program for children and youth aged 6-17 years.

The Enviros Respite Care Connection is currently seeking Recreational Respite Workers on a part time basis. This position involves participating in and supervising recreational activities for children and adolescents. Clients have diagnoses such as ADHD, FASD and ASD and the program focuses on strengthening self-esteem, skill development and socialization skills. This is facilitated in a fun, structured and safe environment with a ratio of one staff to three youth.

We are looking for staff who can work the following shifts each week during the school year (times may vary slightly):

Fridays 5:00-9:30 pm

Saturdays 11:30 - 5:00 pm

Sundays 12:30 - 6:00 pm

There is potential for the successful candidate to go to fulltime during the summer working Mondays-Fridays 8:30-5:00.

Pay range is $18.00- $20.00 per hour.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience working with children and youth from a strength-based approach
  • Experience working with children with varying abilities in a recreational setting
  • An ability to be organized, energetic and flexible
  • Current standard first aid and CPR
  • A current drivers abstract
  • A current criminal record and vulnerable sector check
  • A current child intervention check
  • Must be able to drive own vehicle (no GDL licenses)
  • Must have a safe and reliable vehicle with room for minimally 3 passengers
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, Suicide Intervention, Indigenous Teachings are an asset

If you are the dynamic and qualified candidate we are looking for please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@enviros .org - Attention Tina Cameron quoting job reference #1951 Competition for this posting closes on November 1, 2019.

Enviros is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.

Job Type: Part-time