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Job Number:  39814
Overnight Youth Worker, Eleanor's House
Job Posted: Friday, 17 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 15 December 2017
(in 3 days)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Part time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)
Overnight Youth Worker, Eleanors House
2 Positions, varying hours/week
 
Make a difference in the life of a child
 
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 of more than 38,000 young people and their families each year.
 
Come join an energetic and fun team that is committed to providing deserving children and youth with hope for the future.  The Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary provide a supportive environment in which to share your experience, develop your skills, and take on new challenges.
 
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and families the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is the place for you!
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
 
The Youth Worker is responsible for the primary care, safety and development of the children/youth in the program. The Youth Worker will ensure that the program and services provided are relevant to the needs of the residents and that all residential components are effectively integrated with other BGCC programs and are consistent with the mission, values, vision and business plan of BGCC. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Implements routines and activities to provide a safe and secure milieu, which fosters family preservation and developments opportunities
  • Provides a safe environment for youth to be able to discuss their goals and concerns openly. Provides support specific to substance abuse and sexual exploitation
  • Assists youth in developing problem solving, conflict resolution and communication skills
  • Supports youth in reducing barriers to employment and education
  • Responsible for the case management of youth, ensuring all basic needs and programming expectations are being fulfilled
  • Assists youth with meal planning, shopping and meal preparation and ensures the youth develop and maintain healthy eating habits
  • Assist residents in learning household management skills, such as cleaning, laundry, cooking, shopping, budgeting and yard work
  • Completes all case management reports, life skills curriculum and outcome measures for each key youth
  • Acts as a liaison between families, social workers, school representatives, doctors and other professionals involved with the child/youth
  • Maintains and develops relationships with external agencies/groups such as community associations, schools, law enforcement and social service agencies
  • Responsible for monitoring of clothing allowance, allowance, start-up, vacation recreation and gift monies for key clients
QUALIFICATIONS
  • A degree or diploma in Human Services field (Child & Youth Care, Social Work, Justice Studies, etc) or currently enrolled, or have 2 years experience working with at-risk youth
  • Knowledge of PSECA Legislation
  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR certification 
  • Class 4 driver’s licence within 3 months of employment
  • Cleared driver’s abstract and liability insurance
  • Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search and a Intervention Record Check*
Successful candidates will complete both checks during new hire paperwork if they were are not completed or as recent as 6 months.
 
We offer the opportunity to be part of a creative and positive work environment, a competitive salary, supports for professional development, opportunity for advancement and the chance to be part of a national organization dedicated to supporting youth to develop skills for life. We are a committed equity employer.
 
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/careers/


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