Nature of position:
This is a part time 28 hour/week position. The Child and Youth Worker will be expected to work with children, preteen and teens that have developmental disabilities. The Child and Youth Worker will work with groups providing social skills and recreation opportunities as well as one to one work with individual clients providing life skills and social skill development.
Qualifications (education and experience):
A minimum diploma in social services, community service; plus two years direct experience working with children/youth with special needs and varying diversity, or a bachelor degree in child and youth care, special education, psychology or a related field and one year experience.
Required skills (knowledge and skills):
Knowledge and experience working with Children and Youth with developmental disabilities. Good communication skills, ability to supervise and participate in various recreational activities, have knowledge of community resources and the ability to work independently as well as within a collaborative team model.
This position requires use of personal vehicle.
This position requires Union membership.
In your cover letter please indicate where you heard about this job posting. Successful applicant will be informed and accepting of cultural diversity, and have the ability to work and support all people with dignity and respect. This position is open to male and female applicants.
Shift/Schedule/Hours per week: flexible schedule based on the needs of the program, evening work.
Grid Level: 11
Expected Start Date: ASAP
Application Deadline: Sept 16, 2021
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