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Job Details

Child And Youth Worker

Employer

Free Play for Kids Inc.

Date Posted

August 16, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $16.00 to $20.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 10 to 15 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 26, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Free Play for Kids Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • Mental health first aid Certificate
  • HIGH FIVE training (principles of healthy child development)

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Specific Skills

  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Resolve conflict situations

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Culturally diverse groups

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure

Ability to Supervise

  • More than 20 people
  • 16-20 people

Type of Community or Social Service

Child welfare

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Judgement

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

Sep 26, 2021

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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