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Youth Worker Posted on Aug 08, 2018 by Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $23.15 to $24.25 hourly
  • Work Hours 34.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 22, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

Administrative and office activities

Work Setting

Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
  • Assist offenders in pre-release and release planning
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
  • Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Urban area
  • Various locations

Type of Community or Social Service

  • Child welfare
  • Early intervention programming for at-risk youth

Personal Suitability

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

Aug 22, 2018

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 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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