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Youth Worker

Employer

Mariam's Footsteps Inc

Date Posted

January 06, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 32 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 6  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 26, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Mariam's Footsteps Inc

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Education or training
  • Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
  • Crime prevention

Work setting

  • Group home
  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Urban area

Tasks

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Administrative and office activities
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Research techniques
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people
  • 3-4 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Certificate
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Behaviour management Certification
  • Relationship development intervention (RDI) training
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Child and Youth Care Worker (CCW/CYW) Diploma

Target audience

  • Aboriginal groups
  • Adolescents
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Families
  • Females
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Street population

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding

Personal suitability

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

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years


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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 for this NOC group 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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