Child & Youth Care Worker/Keyworker - Iskwew
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society
Edmonton area, Edmonton, AB
closes in 5 days (Tue, 1 Dec) full time
Iskwew House is a transitional group care home for pregnant and parenting teen girls.
Our goal is to support these young women with whatever they need to promote the healthy development of their child. Supports such as; pre and post natal, the ins-and-outs of becoming a new parent, education programs, healthy cooking and more. Creating a healthy level of independence for these young women is our ultimate goal. We work with female youth ages 14-22 years old.
Provide a safe, supportive environment for the youth
Build positive relationships with the youth
Work with community agencies who also work with or provide services to the youth
Work effectively with the youth's care team in developing healing plans and relating information
Knowledge of trauma informed care and the ability to use a harm reduction approach
Deal with the individual and group behaviors
Transport youth to and from appointments
Plan and participate in the daily planning of recreational activities
Plan and participate in the planning of meals and grocery shopping
Plan and participate in parenting workshops and life skills workshops
Participate in monthly staff meetings and sessions with the psychologist
Report documentation and quarterly reports
Become familiar with community agencies
Learn the policies of the Society and be able to implement them
Completion of a Human Services Degree or Diploma is preferred
A minimum of 2 years related work experience
Ability to work well as a team member and ability to take direction
Passion for working with Indigenous individuals; excited about being a catalyst of change in youth's lives.
Must have an understanding of the impact the loss of culture identity and intergeneration residential school syndrome has had on Indigenous people
Must have a valid Class 5 non graduated driver’s license and willing to obtain a drivers abstract
Must have 2-million-dollar liability insurance coverage if unable to drive company vehicle
Must provide a clean Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector and Intervention Record Check (within a 6-month period from date of completion)
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Salary and Benefits
Paid sick and wellness days after 3 months’ probation (pro-rated)
Extended Health Benefit (50/50 cost sharing) after 6 months’ employment.
Working approximately 40 hours per week
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Contact Details June Abahuje , Human Resources Manager
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society , 11648 85 st, Edmonton , AB 780-481-3451
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