Weekend Wellness Coordinator – Transitional Housing

E4C - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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e4c is hiring a Weekend Wellness Coordinator in one of our Transitional Housing sites located in central Edmonton! This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual who is interested in collaborative work related to social justice, social change and innovation! You will provide supports for residents who due to histories of trauma, related mental illness and addictions need enhanced levels of housing support. You will work alongside and support Wellness Coaches in their work to develop individualized goals for residents related to wellness and their own interests.

e4c’s supportive housing programs operate on the cycle of the day, drawing inspiration from the recovery motto of “one day at a time”. The model provides wrap around team staffing that includes clinical supports with a community-based approach, of recovery and sustained wellness of the resident. The focus of your role will primarily be related to personal wellness and modelling what it looks like to practice self-care, wellness and/or recovery.

Hours: Part-time: Saturday and Sunday: 2:00pm to 10:00pm

Why Join Our Team

Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities to positively impact those we support.
In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role.
Opportunity to build supervisory skills as you will support weekend team members with programming related to wellness.
Be part of a work environment that is dedicated to professional and personal growth through supervision, formal and informal feedback sessions.

In Your Role You Will

Work collaboratively with Wellness Manager and support Weekend Wellness Coaches to bring wellness programming to fruition
Coach and model wellness and self-care practices within the home and with residents.
Coordinate and implement resident recreational activities that align with wellness plans.
Approaches the work with vulnerability and intentionality to engage residents.
Actively uses “self” and own personal wellness as a tool to build reciprocal, authentic relationships with residents.
Communicate and receive information from housing program team regarding progress of the residents, significant changes in behavior, and any concerns/challenges that the resident is experiencing.
Facilitates positive relationship building with neighbors, community and various other stakeholder groups.
Promotes conflict resolution, positive communication, empathy and respect through positive reinforcement, role modeling and supportive listening with residents.
Administers medication for all program residents.

Education and Certifications

Diploma in the area of human services, education and/or administration and lived personal lived experience of addictions, mental illness, racism, discrimination, poverty
Police Check with Vulnerable Sector
Certifications (or willingness to obtain): First Aid and CPR, Medication Administration, Suicide Intervention, Food Safety.

Recommended

Certifications: Child Intervention Record Check, Mental Health First Aid, De-escalation Certificate, Harm Reduction Training, Cultural Awareness

Experience

Two years of related direct service work/lived experience.
Proven ability to foster a team environment.
Experience working in collaborative partnerships.
Working knowledge and experience with harm reduction, person-centered, trauma-informed, behavior modification, natural law, strength based, collaborative, and/or solution focused practice.

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When applying, please attach a thoughtful Cover Letter and Resume outlining your interest and experience:

Email: careers@e4calberta.org
Website: e4calberta.org

At e4c diversity is our strength. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. We welcome your application regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation or faith.

Thank you to all those apply. Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.