This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual who is interested in social justice, social change, innovation, and collaborative work. e4c supportive housing programs provide housing for people in the middle of life transitions, looking for stability, recovery, and a better life. In your role you serve people who, due to histories of trauma and related mental illness and addictions, need enhanced levels of housing support.
You will have the opportunity to work alongside and support Wellness Coaches in their work, and individual residents to develop and realize goals related to wellness. 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.
- Diploma or Degree in a human services-related program
- At least 1 year of related work or volunteer experience in wellness or recovery. Will consider a combination of education, work, and volunteer experience equivalency
- Police Check with Vulnerable Sector Search
- Intervention Record Check
- First Aid and CPR preferred
- Certifications: Medication Administration, Suicide Intervention, Food Safety
- Work collaboratively with Wellness Manager and support Weekend Wellness Coaches to bring wellness programming to fruition
- 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.
- 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.
- Communicate and receive information from the housing program team regarding the 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.
- Manages wellness budget to fund supplies and pre-planned wellness activities in conjunction with the Wellness Manager.
- Administers medication for all program residents.
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, e4c continues to take action to protect persons served and staff. Strategies related to e4c’s response to COVID-19 are driven by the guiding principle of taking all reasonable precautions and measures to protect the health and safety of both persons served and staff. In keeping with this intentional purpose, COVID-19 Full Vaccination is a condition of employment for all employees at e4c. If an individual is unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined in the Alberta Human Rights Act, e4c will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation. Candidates seeking a reasonable accommodation on this basis will be required to provide relevant documentation in support of the request for a reasonable accommodation.
Professional Development Opportunities
Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
Prior to successful employment with e4c, applicants are required to submit a Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check. Applicants seeking a front line role are required to submit a Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check.
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