Job Posting 68613

Youth and Family Support Worker
Fort Saskatchewan Boys and Girls Club
Edmonton area, Fort Saskatchewan
closes in 10 days (Mon, 15 Mar)
full time  •  35 Hours per Week

Boys and Girls Club of Fort Saskatchewan

Youth and Family Support Worker

 

Type: Full Time Contract – Maternity Leave Position

 

The Boys and Girls Club of Fort Saskatchewan is a nonprofit youth serving organization that has worked with children, youth and families for over 30 years. We are a member of Boys and Girls Club of Canada and offer a range of programs and services for the community. We strive to provide an inclusive environment for children, youth and families of all backgrounds.   

                         

The Youth and Family Support Worker

  • Works alongside families to identify strengths, develop goals, and create action steps to address the families concerns/priorities
  • Works with children, youth and families to strengthen parent/child relationships and expand the family’s resources
  • Provides the family with tools to increase parent/caregiver capacity, increase knowledge of healthy child development, and increase natural support networks
  • Provides families appropriate information and referrals, navigate systems to ensure children and families are connected to appropriate community resources

This position requires a flexible work schedule that includes occasional evenings as scheduled to meet the needs of families. 35hrs/week

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Diploma or Degree in Human Services or minimum of 5 years experience
  • Strong knowledge of child development, family dynamics, trauma and brain development an asset
  • Strong knowledge of community resources and ability to make appropriate referrals an asset
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple requests an asset

Candidates must have or be willing to obtain:

  • Current First Aid Certification
  • Current Suicide Intervention Training
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Child Welfare Intervention Record Check

Submit your resume and cover letter by March 15th, 2021 to:

 

Boys and Girls Club of Fort Saskatchewan

10090 93 Ave Fort Sask.

Email:

 

The Boys and Girls Club of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest but advises only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

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