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Job Details

Youth Worker

Employer

CommunityAim - Empowering Citizens with Disabilities Society

Date Posted

November 23, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Spruce Grove, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $17.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 24 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 07, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

CommunityAim - Empowering Citizens with Disabilities Society

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 behavioural issues
  • Children who have Tourette's syndrome
  • Children with a mental health disability
  • Children with learning disabilities
  • Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)

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

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

Documentation Knowledge

Accident or incident reports

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Participate in fundraising activities for charity or non-profit organizations
  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Research techniques
  • Sign language
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Children's services facility
  • Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Children
  • Persons who are deaf/hard of hearing
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual 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
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Ability to Supervise

  • 1 to 2 people
  • Staff in various areas of responsibility

Work Location Information

Various locations

Type of Community or Social Service

Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Personal Suitability

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

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity


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

Dec 07, 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 & Abilities
The Youth Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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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Abilities

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Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

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Physical Abilities

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