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What Makes SafeLink Alberta a Great Place to Work

Alisha OstbergBlog, employment

Joining the team at SafeLink Alberta means being part of a dedicated force committed to making a tangible difference in Calgary and southern Alberta since 1983. As a non-profit organization, our core mission revolves around reducing the risks associated with sexual activity and substance use through education, supportive services, and comprehensive programming.

What sets us apart is our unwavering dedication to ensuring that everyone, irrespective of their background or lifestyle, has access to essential healthcare services. We prioritize serving underserved communities and those most vulnerable to HIV, hepatitis C, and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections.

At SafeLink Alberta, our array of services includes HIV and hepatitis C testing, counselling, support groups, and seamless referrals to other healthcare providers. We also equip individuals with vital supplies and knowledge on safer sex practices, drug use, and overdose prevention.

Appreciate the efforts of SafeLink Alberta towards industry-level change. In the way the organization operates and the willingness to change.

SafeLink Alberta Staff Member

Why Work at SafeLink Alberta?

Love what you do:

90% of staff would recommend working at SafeLink Alberta. Our team is passionate, talented, and dedicated to our vision to create inclusive, empowered, and healthier communities. We strive to promote health equity and reduce health disparities among marginalized populations. 

Do significant work:

Our staff agrees that their work is extremely meaningful. SafeLink Alberta’s mission is to reduce the harms associated with sexual activity and substance use by offering low-barrier, nonjudgmental, and informed programs and services. We believe that everyone deserves access to healthcare services and support, regardless of their background or lifestyle.

Find Balance:

Our staff say they enjoy work/life balance and a positive workplace culture. SafeLink Alberta offers a comprehensive health and dental benefits package, including access to EAP services and an RRSP matching program. Employees start at three weeks’ vacation per year, plus a complimentary week off between Christmas and New Year’s, and receive additional days off, including personal days, sick days, and birthdays.

SafeLink Alberta is a great organization where everyone feels respected and heard.

SafeLink Alberta Staff Member

Here is what our staff are saying:

  • Our staff strongly agree that they are inspired to meet their goals at work.
  • They look forward to working at SafeLink Alberta every day.
  • They have good relationships with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Our staff feel like they have a sense of belonging at this agency.
  • 90% of our staff would recommend working at SafeLink Alberta.
  • Our staff agree their work is extremely meaningful.
  • Our staff are satisfied with the opportunity to provide input in the direction of their program/organization.
  • Comprehensive benefits package: Closing between Christmas and New Year, Birthday off, Cost Sharing health and dental benefits, RRSP match, Personal Days, Professional Development, etc.
  • SafeLink Alberta supports work/life balance and a positive workplace culture, encouraging staff to participate in decision-making.
  • The staff says it is an exceptional place to work.

This organization has changed completely over the past two years and for the better. It is amazing.

SafeLink Alberta Staff Member

Our team comprises passionate individuals driven by a shared vision of fostering inclusive and healthier communities. Collaborating closely with other organizations and community partners, we ensure our services are not only accessible but also highly effective.

If you want to be part of a transformative movement dedicated to creating inclusive, empowered communities, SafeLink Alberta is where you belong. Join us in shaping a future where diversity, respect, and compassion thrive and where every individual has the opportunity to succeed.

Here, we believe in empowering individuals to lead healthy and fulfilling lives, providing unwavering support every step of the way. We strive to promote health equity and reduce health disparities among marginalized populations by offering low-barrier, non-judgmental, and informed programs and services.