Working at UP

Our mission is to empower individuals and families to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being. Our program values are integrity, respect, excellence, humility, and relationships.

UP has full-time, permanent staff positions as well as support and casual staff positions for residential care and education programs.

Staff training

We provide training for staff on:

  • First aid/CPR
  • Crisis intervention and non-abusive restraint
  • Suicide intervention
  • Aboriginal culture awareness
  • Medication administration
  • Safe driver orientation
  • Mental Health First Aid-Basic
  • Mental Health First Aid for adults who interact with youth

Full-time employee benefits

All full-time employees are eligible to receive non-legislated benefits after three months of service.

  • Life insurance, including accidental death and dismemberment and dependent life
  • Disability benefits
  • Health benefits
  • No deductible—100% coverage on eligible medical needs
  • Emergency travel assistance
  • Dental benefits
  • No deductible—100% coverage on basic endodontic and periodontal services
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan




UP employs a wide variety of professionals in the following areas:

  • Child and Youth Workers
  • Social Workers
  • Educators (teachers and educational assistants)
  • Counsellors

If you are interested in being a part of our team please submit your cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources


Internships & Practicums

There are several child and youth care programs offered by post-secondary institutions across Canada and UP works with several institutions to offer internship and practicum placement.

For more information, please contact:

Ina Boaghie, Manager Human Resources
Email (opportunities@upcs.org)
780-440-0708 ext. 238

Unlimited Potential Community Services

We welcome your questions and comments.
UP’s main administrative office is located in Edmonton, Alberta.

Contact UP

P: 780-440-0708
Dial 0 for reception


Centre 170, Suite 145
10403 – 172 Street
Edmonton, AB, T5S 1K9