Alberta College of Social Workers

Recreational Respite Worker #1809

Calgary   |      February 01, 2018 12:00

Category:     SW Dip, RSW
Closing Date:     02/28/2018
Employer:     Enviros Wilderness School Association
Title:     Recreational Respite Worker #1809
Address:      3115 12 ST NE
City:     Calgary
Date Posted:     02/01/2018
Salary:     To be determined

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 care of themselves and their other children. The Respite Care Connection is a community based program for children and youth aged 6-17 years.

Qualifications:     The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

- Minimum of a Diploma or two years in a Degree program in a Human Services field
- Experience working with children and youth from a strength-based approach
- An ability to be organized, energetic and flexible
- Current standard first aid and CPR
- Current driver’s abstract
- Current Police Intervention with Vulnerable Sector Search
- Current Child Intervention check
- Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, Suicide Intervention, Aboriginal Awareness are an asset
- Must be able to drive own vehicle with a class 5 license or higher (no GDL)
Description:     The Enviros Respite Care Connection is currently seeking a full time employee to work as a Recreational Respite Worker for day-camp programming. This position involves planning, participating in and supervising recreational activities on daily outings. Clients have diagnoses such as ADHD, FASD and Asperger’s 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.
Please forward your resume to:     If you are the dynamic and qualified candidate we are looking for please submit your resume and cover letter to for attention Tina Cameron quoting job reference # 1809. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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.