Job Posting 84787

Transitional Support Worker
Edmonton area
closes in 8 days (Fri, 31 Mar)
part time

Are you passionate about working with youth (ages 14-17) and helping them discover their pathway towards adulthood? The Youth Housing

Are you passionate about working with youth (ages 14-17) and helping them discover their pathway towards adulthood? The Youth Housing Program is looking for Transitional Support Workers who are committed to supporting our youth through challenges they may face.

The Youth Transitional Support Worker focuses on building relationships with youth through a non-judgmental, harm reduction, trauma-informed, and solution-focused approach. You will play a key role in building a safe and supportive environment for the youth that promotes collaboration while ensuring the needs of the youth are met.

What you bring to the team

  • You bring 2+ years of working with vulnerable populations (youth experience is an asset).
  • You possess a two-year diploma in Child and Youth Care (CYC), Social Work, or a related field.
  • You describe yourself as non-judgmental, empathetic, flexible, and able to work with initiative and independence.
  • You are able to connect and inspire trust with youth struggling with addictions, poverty, mental health, and trauma.
  • You describe yourself as someone who utilizes a harm reduction, trauma-informed, and person-centered approach.
  • You are confident utilizing different computer applications.
  • You have the ability to travel to different sites as required using a personal vehicle.

Important work you will do at e4c

  • You are great at seeing the potential in youth and understand what it takes to motivate youth to believe in themselves.
  • You can empower youth as they learn the life skills needed to navigate the transition into adulthood.
  • Work hand in hand with youth to plan and prepare nutritious and appealing meals.
  • You can create a safe, supportive, clean, and organized home environment for the youth.
  • Work in a collaborative partnership setting – making sure that all stakeholders are aware of the progress and challenges faced by the youth in the program.
  • You are calm, collected, and know what to do whether it is a crisis situation or an opportunity to provide one-on-one support.

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, e4c continues to take action to protect persons served and staff. Strategies related to e4c’s response to COVID-19 are driven by the guiding principle of taking all reasonable precautions and measures to protect the health and safety of both persons served and staff. In keeping with this intentional purpose, COVID-19 Full Vaccination is a condition of employment for all employees at e4c.  If an individual is unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined in the Alberta Human Rights Act, e4c will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation. Candidates seeking a reasonable accommodation on this basis will be required to provide relevant documentation in support of the request for a reasonable accommodation.

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