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Job Number:  41760
Senior Youth Worker, Bowness Group Home
Job Posted: Thursday, 8 February 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 10 March 2018
(72 days ago)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

Senior Youth Worker

Location: Bowness Group Home, Calgary

Are you a passionate individual who would enjoy being a positive role model to Calgary’s youth?  

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.

BGCC has three group homes for youth between the ages of 13 and 17 years which are located in residential communities across the city. Two of the group homes are co-ed, while one group home is an all-female home. Programming is based on a trauma sensitive, attachment-based approach. 

As a Senior Youth Worker with Bowness Group Home, a typical day might include:

  • Provide leadership and role modeling for staff team, specific to Agency’s Mission Vision and Values, Policy and Procedures and program and licensing standards and Code of Ethics.
  • Implements routines and activities to provide safe and secure milieu which fosters family preservation and development opportunities.
  • Takes an active role in the training of new team members, including volunteers and practicum students, and completes performance engagement plans for part time and relief staff in collaboration with the Coordinator.
  • Scheduling of full-time, part-time and relief staff members.
  • Assist with interviewing and selection of staff members.
  • Assist in providing orientation training to new full time staff as directed by the Coordinator
  • Provide orientation training, shadowing and coaching of part-time and relief staff members in consultation with the Coordinator, ensuring all probationary requirements are fulfill.
  • Supports Case Managers with the completion of all case management reports, youth program development and implementation, and outcome measures for each youth.
  • Review and consult with other staff regarding case plans.
  • Responsible for case management when staffing complement is not full, while ensuring all basic needs and programming expectations are being fulfilled.

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:

  • Bachelors of Human Services preferred or a related degree or diploma with Experience.
  • Certificate/ diploma and/ or related work experience in Addiction and/ or Mental Health is preferred. A minimum of two years’ experience working directly with children, youth and families. Supervision experience is considered an asset.
  • Must have experience in delivery of intervention programs and extensive knowledge of child welfare systems.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving, organizing, planning and analytical skills.
  • Proficient computer knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as excellent oral and written skills
  • A Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search and cleared Intervention Record Check*

*If the checks are older than 6 months, successful applicants will begin this process during new hire paperwork.  

Have we enticed you enough to want to become a Senior Youth Worker with the Bowness Group Home? 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/careers/


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