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Job Details

Child And Youth Worker

Posted on Sep 30, 2020 by CommunityAim

  • Location Spruce Grove, AB
  • Earnings $16.75 to $17.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 42 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 04, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

CommunityAim

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Experience with Special Needs Children

  • Children with a physical disability
  • Children with an intellectual disability
  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Children with epilepsy
  • Children with a mental health disability
  • Children with allergies

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Assigned Areas

Youth services

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Participate in fundraising activities for charity or non-profit organizations
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Community service organization
  • Associations and non profit organizations
  • Children's services facility

Specific Skills

  • Supervise and care for children
  • Provide personal care
  • Instruct groups and individuals in arts and crafts
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Co-ordinate recreation activities
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Provide expert advice and consulting services in the design, development and administration of sports, fitness and recreation programs and activities
  • Assess individuals in areas such as physical limitations, orientation and mobility skills, and cognitive, social and emotional barriers to establish client rehabilitation or adaptation goals

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Children
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with a disability
  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Scent free

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

Staff in various areas of responsibility

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Nov 04, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Child And Youth Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Community and Social Service Workers
SOCIAL

Interest in consulting with social assistance recipients and pensioners to advise and aid them in locating and utitizing a variety of community resources; in referring clients to other social services; in counselling clients living in group homes and halfway houses and assisting in pre-release and release planning; in providing crisis intervention and emergency-shelter services; and in co-ordinating volunteer activities of community and social services organizations

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to participate in the selection and admission of clients to appropriate programs; to assess clients' relevant skill strengths and deficits; and in maintaining contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients' overall progress

innovative

Interest in assisting clients to sort out options and develop plans of action, and in implementing and organizing the delivery of life-skills workshops, substance-abuse treatment programs, behaviour management programs, youth services programs and other community and social service programs under the supervision of social workers and health care professionals

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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