Position title
Peer Navigator
Description

Are you resourceful, empathetic, and have an interest in connecting individuals with resources to achieve what their optimal wellness can look like? Do you enjoy working with people of diverse backgrounds and engaging them through public speaking opportunities?

e4c is hiring a Peer Navigator that is part of a recovery college collaboration of community partners who support individuals and families struggling with addictions and/or mental health concerns. As a Peer Navigator, you will build a welcoming environment when meeting community members to assess their needs and interests according to their own wellness dimensions. You will promote the Wellness Network and its initiatives through presentations, workshops, and distributions across community locations.

What you bring to the team:
  • You bring prior experience working with marginalized populations.
  • A Diploma in the area of human services, psychology, and/or a related discipline is an asset.
  • You have a proven ability to practice relational-based approaches.
  • You are able to embed in your work, the practices of harm reduction, person-centered, trauma-informed, and strength-based care.
Important work you will do at e4c:
  • Discuss wellness domains with community members to determine areas of support.
  • Perform outreach visits at various community locations including partner agencies, hospitals, waiting rooms and wellness centers.
  • Deliver presentations and workshops about the Wellness Network to community organizations.
  • Prepare and distribute promotional information about Wellness Network activities.
  • Respond to email, telephone and other inquiries from the general public, community partners and program providers.
  • Create and implement procedures for tracking visitor information, work schedules, program evaluations and related reporting.
  • Report quarterly statistics on inquiries, visits, participant narratives and other resources.
  • Create and update outreach packages, resource binders, meeting minutes and files.
  • Provide content and assist visitors in navigating the Wellness Network website and social media platforms.

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.

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.

Employment Type
Part-time, Wellness Network
Job Location
Edmonton
Date posted
August 3, 2022
Closing Date
August 12, 2022
Salary and Benefits

Competitive Salary
Professional Development Opportunities
Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Background Check Process & Requirements

Prior to successful employment with e4c, applicants are required to submit a Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check and Intervention Record Check (IRC).

Please apply for your Police Intervention Check with Vulnerable Sector Search via your local RCMP detachment or Edmonton Police Service.

You are encouraged to apply for your Intervention Record Check immediately.  There is no cost to apply for an IRC. To access the IRC application form click below.  Forward your completed form and a copy of two (2) pieces of government issued ID (one must be a photo ID) to CS.IRCEdmonton@gov.ab.ca

IRC Intervention Check Form_

APPLY NOW!

Please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to careers@e4calberta.org.

Please include the position(s) title you are applying for in the subject line.

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Position: Peer Navigator

Thank you for submitting your application and for your interest in e4c. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only individuals who have been shortlisted will be contacted.