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Job Number:  39797
Youth Worker, Grimmon House
Job Posted: Thursday, 16 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 15 December 2017
(in 3 days)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

Full-Time Youth Worker 

Location: Didsbury, AB- Grimmon House

 

Are you a supportive, open-minded and calm youth work professional? Do you have a passion for helping vulnerable youth and providing a safe environment for them? Would you enjoy collaborating with a multl-disciplinary team?

 

Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is a leading provider of quality programs to children and youth, with a $20 million dollar operating budget, that supports the healthy physical, educational and social development for 20,000 young people and their families each year.

 

Grimmon House is a voluntary, residential recovery program for female youth between the ages of 13- 17 that are at risk of or involved in sexual exploitation and/or addiction. The Grimmon House program model is based on a holistic model of intervention founded on empirically supported approaches and interventions including the three pillars of trauma-informed care, the circle of courage model, and the stages of change.

 

As a Youth Worker with Grimmon House, a typical day might include:

  • Case management responsibilities include ensuring that the youth’s basic needs have been met with a focus on fostering personal growth and development. This includes arranging all necessary medical and professional appointments including case conferences
  • Assist the youth in exploring and registering for arts and recreational programming or other identified supports within their community.  Supports can include individual/ group counseling, in home support, drug and alcohol programming, anger management and life skills
  • Implement routines and activities to provide a safe and secure milieu which fosters family reunification and development opportunities
  • Assist youth in developing and practicing problem solving, conflict resolution and communication skills
  • Support youth in reducing barriers to employment and education.  Will also help youth maintain or improve their grade level
  • Act as a liaison between the Authority, youth’s families, school representatives, doctors and other professionals identified

We Have:

  • Fun and energetic work environment filled with creative, compassionate, open minded people.
  • A fantastic total compensation package.
  • Great support for work-life balance and flexibility in the workplace.
  • The opportunity to professionally develop your skills and coach others.
  • To work in an agency that has incredible impact in communities in Calgary and surrounding area.

 

You Have:

  • A degree or diploma in Human Services field (Child & Youth Care, Social Work, Justice Studies, etc) or currently enrolled, or have experience working with at-risk youth
  • A minimum of 2 years of direct experience working with at-risk youth
  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR certification
  • Class 5 driver’s licence with acceptable driver’s abstract
  • Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search and Child Welfare Intervention Check

Have we enticed you enough to want to become a Youth Worker with Grimmon House? Why not apply?! Submit your cover letter and resume now!

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to our website for consideration. No phone calls please, only qualified candidates will be contacted. If this posting is not listed on our website then this position is no longer available.
Contact Details:
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
731 13 AVE NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 1C8
www:   www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca/


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