Child and Youth Care Worker
Are you looking for a fulfilling career that can make a difference in the life of youth in need? Put your passion for working with families and youth towards a rewarding opportunity with Catholic Social Services as a Child and Youth Care Worker!
You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1800 staff, and hundreds of volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central Alberta.
We are looking for full time or part time Child and Youth Care Worker to join our dynamic and talented team! Hours include part time (20 hours per week) and full time (40 hours per week).
About the Role:
As a Child and Youth Care Worker, you will be responsible for assessing the needs of the child/youth and parent/guardian, providing counselling and teaching basic life, community, and family living skills while ensuring basic needs are met (food, clothing, shelter, healthcare, safety). The Child and Youth Care Worker creates a safe, warm and positive environment where children/youth feel welcomed and loved. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Education and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have an organized and compassionate approach to the work, strong teamwork skills, a commitment to developing positive supporting relationships, and experience supporting families. Other qualifications include:
Police Information Check including vulnerable sector search, Intervention Record Check and Drivers Abstract with no more than six (6) demerit points are conditions of employment and the financial responsibility of the candidate and need to be issued in the last 6 months.
What we offer:
As a Catholic social services agency we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity and people of faith or no faith.
Please apply online at www.cssalberta.ca/careers.
We thank all applicants. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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