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Job Number:  45138
Youth Success Coach, Bowness Group Home
Job Posted: Saturday, 2 June 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 2 July 2018
(in 11 days)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)
Youth Success Coach
Location:  Group Homes, 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 Youth Success Coach with Group Homes, a typical day might include:
  • Case management responsibilities include ensuring that the youth’s basic needs have been met with a focus on fostering personal growth and development. This includes arranging all necessary medical and professional appointments including case conferences
  • Supporting the youth in identifying culturally appropriate formal and informal supports within their community
  • Assisting in rebuilding relationships with families and other significant supports in the youth’s life
  • Encouraging and assisting youth to further develop life and living skills associated with self-sufficiency and successful community living
  • Assisting the youth in exploring and registering for arts and recreational programming or other identified supports within their community.  Supports can include individual/ group counseling, in home support, drug and alcohol programming, anger management and life skills
  • Implementing routines and activities to provide a safe and secure milieu which fosters family reunification and development opportunities
  • Assisting youth in developing and practicing problem solving, conflict resolution and communication skills
  • Supporting youth in reducing barriers to employment and education.  Will also help youth maintain or improve their grade level
  • Acting as a liaison between the Authority, youth’s families, school representatives, doctors and other professionals identified
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:
  • A degree or diploma in Human Services field (Child & Youth Care, Social Work, Justice Studies, etc) or currently enrolled, or have experience working with at-risk youth
  • A minimum of 2 years of direct experience working with at-risk youth
  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR certification 
  • Class 4 driver’s licence with acceptable driver’s abstract
  • 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
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Have we enticed you enough to want to become a Youth Success Coach with Group Homes? 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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