Ranch chosen as one of Saskatchewan’s top employers for 2015

Ranch chosen as one of Saskatchewan’s top employers for 2015

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Whats-new |

Ranch Ehrlo Society is honoured to once again be one of Saskatchewan’s top employers. This is the fourth year the agency has been recognized as an exceptional place to work.

“We are extremely pleased to see Ranch Ehrlo recognized for being a place that puts employees first,” said Andrea Brittin, CEO and president. “The programs and services we offer our clients are of the highest standards. We are only able to achieve this because we attract the best and most compassionate staff by being an agency that offers great training opportunities, room for professional development, and competitive salaries.”

“But working at Ranch Ehrlo is more than a job, employees have a passion for making the lives better for children, youth, and families in the province,” she added. “They get up every morning and head to work knowing they will be making a difference.”

At Ranch Ehrlo staff have the opportunity to directly impact lives of youth from your first days on the job. With more than 750 employees and a history of excellence going back more than 48 years, the Ranch is an enduring leader in youth care services. At Ranch Ehrlo Society, dedicated youth care workers, directors, unit managers, educational and other professionals are making a difference every day in the lives of hundreds of youth from across Canada.

To support a rewarding work experience the Ranch also offers:

  • Vacation leave enhancement
  • Family leave days
  • Maternity/parental/adoption leave and salary top-up
  • Employee wellness plan reimbursement
  • Short and long-term education leave
  • Voluntary registered pension plan matched by the agency

This year’s winners were announced on Feb. 4, 2015 in special supplements published by the Regina Leader-Post and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix, as well as online at Eluta.ca. Saskatchewan’s Top Employers list features organizations that have developed progressive and forward-thinking employee programs in their respective fields.

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Value in knowledge

Value in knowledge

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Whats-new |

There is power in numbers and value in knowledge shared.

Ranch Ehrlo Society first connected with Ontario child and youth mental health organization Lutherwood in 2013 at an invitational symposium on adolescent neuroscience and mental health.

The networking opportunity transformed into an occasion to share knowledge and resources as Ranch Ehrlo acted as a host agency to one of Lutherwood’s team members.

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Top 5

Top 5

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in Our blog |

Trudy Bosch* Above photo courtesy of crenshawcomm.com

We said ‘hello’ to blogging three years ago. We lost a few bloggers, gained a few bloggers, wrote a lot, learned a lot, and all-in-all had a great time doing it. Judging from our views, you have too!

Take a look at our top five blogs from the past.

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New CEO on the ranch

New CEO on the ranch

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Community |

Ranch Ehrlo Society welcomed new president/CEO Andrea Brittin to its leadership team.

Andrea assumed responsibilities as the agency’s president/CEO effective August 18, 2014.

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Therapeutic camping program expands

Therapeutic camping program expands

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Our blog, Whats-new |

Chitek Lake camp in 1980New grant funding has allowed for further development of Ranch Ehrlo’s therapeutic camping program.

The agency received a grant from the Ehrlo Child and Family Foundation to develop leased property at Chitek Lake for summer camping.

The Chitek Lake property was first leased by Ranch Ehrlo circa 1970. The space was used as a seasonal camping destination up until 2002, when significant vandalism forced the demolition of its cabins and closure of its campground. Now, years later, the Ranch is working to re-establish the remote destination as a traditional camping locale.

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