Child and Youth Workers

Heritage Family Services

Heritage Family Services is looking for CHILD AND YOUTH WORKERS to serve alongside the Program Coordinator at all of our homes located in Red Deer, Caroline, Lacombe and Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. This is a part-time casual relief position. Local residents to areas are preferred.   

The ideal candidate will likely be characterized by others as authentic, service-focused, responsible, organized and outgoing.  He or she will possess a minimum of grade 12, a drivers’ licence as well as a Criminal Record and Child Intervention check. Preference will be given to those who have completed a 2 year diploma in the human services field and/or 2 years’ experience working in the care of children with complex needs. This individual will display a strong level of interpersonal skills and have the ability to develop healthy relationships with the children in their care. In addition to these characteristics, the successful candidate will possess the following competencies:  

  • Problem Solving
  • Combination of experience with First Nation, Metis and/or Inuit culture
  • Experiential knowledge of indigenous language and healing practices
  • Respectful of individual and cultural diversity
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Decision Making and Judgment
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Mediating and Negotiating
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Communication
  • Team Work
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Self-Assessment and Self-Care
  • Development and Continual Learning 

As a children and family services provider, Heritage Family Services is a person-focused, service-oriented team with a predominantly attachment-based, developmental approach to caregiving.  With an upstanding record of serving children and families for forty years in Alberta, Heritage Family Services’ values of authenticity, service, quality, and responsibility draw both new and experienced human services professionals to build long, rewarding careers in a positive, fulfilling environment. 

Please forward resumes with at least 2 references to: 

Fax 403-343-9293

Human Resources, #300 4825 – 47 Street, Red Deer AB T4N 1R3 
Thank you to everyone who has applied, only select candidates will be contacted.