The Child and Youth Prevention & Health Promotion Facilitator is responsible for the coordination and operation of primary prevention programs for Children and youth in the Delta community. A broad-based health promotion approach is used in the development and implementation of programs. The goal of our P&HP programs is to provide meaningful and accurate information to the child and youth population to help youth make healthy lifestyle choices and decisions about substance use. In addition, P&HP Facilitator strives to help create healthy school and community environments and encourages youth to see the value of healthy lifestyle activities.
The P&HP Facilitator will identify strengths and substance use related themes in the school and community. This information will be used to collaborate with the school community and develop goals and strategies that reinforce strengths and resilience. Opportunities for youth to engage in healthier choices and activities will be developed with youth input wherever possible.
Please note this is not a clinical counselling position. Should a participant require counselling services, the P&HP Facilitator will facilitate referrals to the appropriate service(s).
Academic and Job Experience Required:
B.A. in a related field plus one-year related experience, or a Child and Youth Care Diploma plus two years’ experience or a combination of related work experience and education with youth. Experience working in a school setting is an asset
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