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Job Number:  43604
Youth Worker - Overnight, Awake (Full-time, Contract)
Job Posted: Monday, 16 April 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 23 April 2018
Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS)
Region: Edmonton area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: Based on education and experience

YOUTH WORKER – Overnight, Awake (Full-time, Contract)


Edmonton, AB



Who we are: YESS is a not-for-profit Agency working with youth facing difficult realities. We provide residential, overnight and day programs for youth between the ages of 15 to 25 who access our services.


Currently, we have one (1) full-time (contract) vacancy to fill an overnight, awake Youth Worker position in our Graham’s Place program. The contract duration for this role will last from May 1, 2018 to January 27, 2019.


Working as part of a team, some responsibilities for this position will be:


  • Supervision of youth
  • Completing required documentation such as contact notes/reports, conducting building checks
  • Maintaining the YESS standards of cleanliness, safety, food services & other housekeeping duties
  • Modelling appropriate behavior – calm assertiveness – consistency – relationship building

Qualifications: Diploma or degree in Child and Youth Care or other related Human Services is mandatory. CYCAA certification or related certification will be considered an asset.

Minimum of two years’ experience in the human services field, working with youth facing difficult realities.


Other requirements:  A clear Police clearance check and a Child Intervention Record check, (Obtained less than six months ago), valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract. Candidates must also be knowledgeable and respectful of the values, beliefs and practices of Aboriginal and other cultural groups. Basic computer skills, experience with ETO (Efforts to Outcomes), training in First Aid, Suicide intervention and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention will be considered an asset.


Shift Schedule:  Shifts will be a combination of   9 pm – 9 am and 9 pm – 8 am.   with alternate weekends off.


Salary Range:  Based on education and experience. YESS offers ongoing professional development opportunities for all our staff.


Start Date:  May 1, 2018

Deadline for applications:  April 23, 2018


Please forward resume and cover letter 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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