Youth Support Worker

Camrose Open Door Association - Rocky Mountain House, AB (il y a 30+ jours)

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Camrose Open Door Association is currently recruiting a Youth Support Worker for program expansion. This position will operate out of a satellite office in Rocky Mountain House, and will be 35 hours a week for a contract of 12 months with the strong possibility of extension, or change to permanent during the initial contract. The position includes the following;

· Providing daily support for youth that are receiving services.

· Coordinating service plans for youth.

· Working with clients in the community to build a variety of skills including: food preparation, clean up, laundry, budgeting and skills needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

· Providing access to other Open Door and community supports.

· Responding to crisis, when required.

Requirements

· MUST be able to work a flexible schedule that will include some evenings and weekends.

· Post Secondary education in a relevant field (social work dipoloma/ degree, psychology degree) and/or equivalent experience with registration in field, if applicable.

· MUST have driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

· MUST have clear criminal record and CYIM check.

· Understand and be able to work within a harm reduction model.

· Be able to work as a contributing member of a team both within and outside the organization, and understand how to work independently while also working within an agency.

· Be able to initiate conversations with youth.

· Be able to proficiently use Microsoft Word, Excel and Gmail.

· Be able to proficiently use and text on a cell phone.

Contract length: 12 months

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $31,500.00-$34,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Flexible Schedule

Experience:

  • Human Services: 2 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Class 5 (Required)