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Job Number:  43603
Relief Youth Worker (3 positions)
Job Posted: Monday, 16 April 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018
(50 days ago)
Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS)
Region: Edmonton area Type: Casual
Location: Edmonton Salary: Based on education and experience

Who we are:  Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS) is a not-for-profit agency working with youth facing difficult realities.  We provide overnight, residential and day programming to youth who access our services.


We currently have three (3) vacancies for Relief Youth Workers.  The successful candidates would be able to provide coverage for our regular staff or work alongside, as required, during days, evenings, overnights and weekend. Shifts could be a combination of 'overnight-awake' and 'sleep' It is a requirement that Relief staff work at least one (1) shift per pay period or 1 shift every 2 weeks .


Job Description: Some duties in a typical shift would include-

  • Providing a safe, clean and secure environment for the youth
  • Assisting with intakes
  • Light housekeeping duties
  • Helping youth chose and prepare nutritious meals
  • Working with youth to develop household responsibilities
  • Maintaining records and entering information into a database and performing clerical duties


  • Degree or Diploma in Child & Youth Care or related Human Services
  • A minimum one year experience working with youth facing difficult realities
  • CYCAA Child and Youth Care certification will be considered an asset

Other requirements:

  • A criminal record check obtained less than six months ago
  • Child Intervention Record check obtained less than six months ago
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
  • Knowledgeable and respectful of values, beliefs and practices of Aboriginal and other cultural and diverse groups
  • Ability to be tactful and diplomatic
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer proficiency
  • Be a role model for the youth


Salary: Based on education and experience.

Start Date: ASAP

Deadline for applications: Open until all vacancies are filled


How to Apply:   Please forward cover letter and resume stating education and experience, and salary expectations to .  Check out our website! www.yess.org


YESS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and safe work environment for people of all backgrounds. YESS is also a pet-friendly workplace.



We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please forward cover letter and resume stating education, experience, and salary expectations.
Contact Details:
Human Resources
Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS)
9310 82 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T6C 0Z6

Tel: 780-468-7070
Fax: 780-466-1374
www:   www.yess.org

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