Job Posting 89744

Youth Worker
Edmonton John Howard Society
Edmonton area
Edmonton
closed 3 days ago (Sun, 27 Nov)
part time  •  The wage is $19/hour. Shift differential will be paid for hours worked between 12 and 6 am.

Awake Overnight Youth Worker- NOVA

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday Overnight shifts

Part Time Employment Opportunity

Job ID: 22-048EJHS

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited community-based crime prevention organization that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949.  Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.

The Edmonton John Howard Society provides the following: 

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance
  • Professional growth and learning
  • Service recognition and employee awards
  • Part Time Health Spending Account (based on minimum number of hours)

We are  a  values-driven  organization  that  supports  clients  from  a  strength  based  approach.    If  your  values  are  aligned  with  our  core  values  listed  at: https://johnhoward.org/about-us/core-values, please  consider  joining  our  team.

NOVA provides youth experiencing homelessness between the ages of 16-24, with a safe, affordable and supportive living environment.  Operating primarily from a Harm Reduction philosophy, the program provides 20 beds as a low-barrier housing solution to those who are faced with multiple challenges.

Conditions of Employment:

  • This is an awake overnight position and requires the selected candidate to work the overnight hours between 11:00 pm – 7:00 am. (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • This is a position that requires frequent standing, walking up and down stairs, and occasional lifting.
  • All candidates will be obliged to comply with EJHS’s Mandatory Vaccine Mandate, as a condition of employment

Responsibilities:

  • Build collaborative relationships with youth
  • Role model life skills, social skills, communication skills and conflict resolution
  • Encourage youth to engage in healthy lifestyle alternatives
  • Support youth to achieve goals as defined on their individual goal plans
  • Completion of accurate written daily documentation, including referrals and intakes
  • Maintain accurate and timely data collection, data entry and completion of any program assessments and surveys as directed
  • Maintain a safe, secure environment
  • Ensure maintenance and cleanliness of unit and property
  • Liaise with guardians, program partners and other professionals
  • Maintain positive, professional working relationships with colleagues
  • Participate in core agency and additional ongoing training opportunities as directed and approved

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Degree or Diploma in a related human service field
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with youth
  • Knowledge of harm reduction, addictions and strength based philosophy
  • Able to work within a team and effectively deal with crisis situations
  • Able to work consistent awake overnights
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification
  • Criminal Record Check and Child Intervention Check
  • General computer knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook)

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