We’re Hiring!

Overnight Child and Youth Care Worker

IF YOU ARE A … freelance worker, casual worker, or love to have your days available and free… this is the job for you!
The Overnight Awake Worker is to provide support and supervision to children and youth during overnight hours. You will work within a team and be supervised by an Overnight Shift Coordinator. You can schedule 3 hours during your shift for project time (homework, writing) while in the home!

As a member of the Alta Care Resources team, you will be involved in a highly dynamic human services organization that serves at-risk children, youth and families within the Edmonton region. Alta Care Resources is a progressive and exciting organization with over twenty five years of experience in helping children, youth and families. All programs are currently contracted by Area Children and Youth Services.

We may be the right work place for you, if you are a practitioner who:

  • Wants to work with youth and children in their greatest moment of need
  • Learns and grow on an on-going basis
  • Is willing to leave your “comfort zone” and change
  • Uses creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address client needs
  • Uses their judgment and decision making to ensure ethical practice
  • Is open to learning human services policy and procedure, legislation, laws and standards
  • Wants to work in an open and diverse team

Requirements + Qualifications

Degree or diploma in a human service field, or certified as a Child and Youth Care Worker, or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in group care services.

The Overnight Awake position offers:

  • A competitive hourly wage of $21.00

  • All meals provided

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • 3 Weeks’ Vacation

  • RRSP Benefits

  • Wellness Days

  • Health Benefits

  • Extra supports for work life balance and quality of life

  • Good opportunities for advancement

  • Full time, part time (3 nights a week), and week-end positions available

Final assessment of a candidates’ suitability will be based upon the following documents:

  • Professional references
  • Child Intervention Check
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Driver’s Abstracts
  • Verification of education

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume that indicate their capacity to address the needs of the clients we serve. If there is a match between the skills and experience and our agency needs, candidates will be contacted and asked to complete a written application which will be sent to them via email.

Final evaluation will be based on an in-person, written and interactive interview that will take place. This will be the final screening activity of the application stage.


$21.00 per hour and benefits including: 3 weeks’ vacation, Group Insurance Benefits (Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Life Insurance Benefits) RRSP Benefits (2% to 4% Employer Contribution) Health Spending Account, and many other benefits!!

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Head Office

#302, 9470 51 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5A6

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Ph: 780 451 6040
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