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Student Wellness Coach

School & Student Support

Location: High Level and Area

Competition #: 17233

Date Posted: March 8th, 2024

Closing Date: Open Ended

Additional Information:

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

The Student Wellness Coach will work within a collaborative team as directed by the Student Wellness Coordinator 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.

 

Start Date:  Immediately upon hire or a mutually agreed upon date.          

 

Hours:  35 hours per week

 

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
  • Excellent leadership 
  • 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) and the Children’s Services- Intervention Record Check (IRC) if you have/had children

 

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience. 
  • Benefits will be provided after 90 days of employment. 

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.

 

Vulnerable Sector Check & Intervention Record Check:

  • The 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:  Until a suitable candidate is found