The Youth Settlement Worker works within a high-energy, creative, collaborative team to provide a variety of social, recreational and skill development activities to newcomer youth. The position will include facilitating group workshops, organizing community out-trips, 1:1 youth support, and community outreach to address youth settlement needs. This is an in-person part time, contract position with possibility of extension.
Our work is centered around inclusion and equity, to build social connection and to break down discrimination through community building. We strongly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQIA2S+ communities.
Hours: Approximately 14-21 hours/week, including Saturdays
Start Date: ASAP
Contract: Until February 2022 with possibility of extension
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House/ANHBC is committed to protecting the health and safety of its employees and the community. Subject to legal exemptions, proof of COVID-19 vaccination status will be required for this role prior to starting employment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Create and implement a plan to provide support to vulnerable newcomer youth
Create and implement a plan for community outreach and promotion
Communicate with local teachers, counselors and administrators as necessary to maintain and ensure we are meeting the needs of local newcomer youth
Provide social, recreational, and skill development activities for local newcomer youth
Provide 1-1 settlement support to youth as required
Provide a physically and emotionally safe environment for all program participants, staff and volunteers
Support newcomer youth to integrate with established youth in our community; including introducing newcomer youth to the various services, community centres, etc.
Ensure programming fits within approved budgets
Attend team meetings with settlement staff
Other duties as required by Program Coordinator
Ability to communicate effectively in multiple languages
Post-secondary degree in child and youth care, social work, or related degree
Minimum 2 years’ experience working with newcomer youth
Demonstrated skills in outreach, program planning, implementation and evaluation
Broad knowledge of community resources available for newcomers, and working relationships with other service providers
Ability to communicate inter-culturally and comfortable working in a fast-paced multi-cultural setting
Current First Aid and CPR certification or willingness to obtain
Class 5 and/or Class 4 driver’s license or willingness to obtain is an asset
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