Support Staff

Student Wellness Coach

School & Student Support

Location: High Level and Area

Competition #: 14007

Date Posted: December 16th, 2021

Closing Date: Open Ended

Compensation Rate:

$26.25 to $37.95 per hour

Hours Per Week:

35

Additional Information:

The Fort Vermilion School Division is hiring a full-time Student Wellness Coach to work with children and youth in the High Level area.  

The Student Wellness Coach will work within a collaborative team directed by a FVSD Mental Health Therapist to provide group interventions as well as universal programs to help children and youth develop the skills needed to self-protect their mental and emotional well-being.  Working with school staff to create villages of support for children and youth will be a major focus.

This is a permanent position working the 10 month school year and will start as soon as possible upon hire.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A degree/diploma/certificate in Social Work/Psychology/Counseling/Child and Youth Care Work or related health services field
  • Experience in child and family counseling
  • Experience working with small and large groups
  • Ability to establish rapport with students and their families
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong organizational and case management skills
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of local cultures an asset
  • Knowledge of area schools and communities an asset
  • Evidence of successfully passing the required Police -Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC)
  • Evidence of successfully passing the Alberta Children’s Services- Intervention Record Check (IRC) (applicable only if you have/had children).

Salary & Benefits:

  • $26.25 to $37.95 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Benefits will be provided after the mandatory 3-month probationary period is successfully completed. 

Specific details regarding this position may be obtained from Natalie Morris, Supervisor of Connectivity at nataliem@fvsd.ab.ca.

Application must include: 

  • A cover letter, resume, and a minimum of 2 references.
  • The required VSC dated within 6 months, may follow your application, and must be presented as a condition of employment.
  • The IRC, dated within 6 months, may follow your application and must be presented as a condition of employment only if it is applicable to you.  
  • Click here for more VSC / IRC information.

Email Application to:  hr@fvsd.ab.ca   

Deadline:  Open until filled.