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Job Number:  45127
Weekend Youth Worker, Avenue 15
Job Posted: Saturday, 2 June 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 2 July 2018
(49 days ago)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

Weekend Shelter Youth Worker 
Location: Calgary, AB- Avenue 15

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?

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.

Avenue 15 provides youth experiencing homelessness with temporary shelter and basic needs, as well as a comprehensive support system to assist them in reuniting with their families or finding alternative living arrangements. Avenue 15 provides programs to support youth with the opportunities to gain the skills and stability to reunify with family or be successful in other living arrangements.


As a Weekend Shelter Youth Worker with Avenue 15, a typical day might include:

  • Implementing routines and activities to provide a safe milieu that fosters resolution to the crisis the youth is experiencing 
  • Providing support to youth in the program and assisting youth in developing and implementing a goal plan, including connecting youth with appropriate resources.
  • Taking an active role in the training of new team members, including volunteers and practicum students, provides input on performance of part time and relief staff to the Coordinator 
  • Recognizing the importance of natural supports in each youth’s life and therefore ensures the inclusion of appropriate natural supports in case planning whenever possible 
  • Encouraging and assisting child/youth to develop skills needed to attain higher levels of functioning by helping them to set and achieve their goals 
  • Responsible for ensuring the case management of clients is being completed, ensuring all basic needs and programming expectations are being fulfilled while fostering personal growth and development 

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.

 You Have:

  • Degree/diploma in Human Services or enrolled in such program 
  • A  minimum of 2 years of experience working with at-risk youth is essential 
  • Flexibility to work weekends
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification 
  • Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search and Child Welfare Intervention Check

Have we enticed you enough to want to become a Weekend Shelter Youth Worker with Avenue 15? 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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