Full-Time Youth Worker Transition Leader - Kenora, ON
Weekly schedule of 40 hours; Monday through Friday, 0800-1600.
Responsible for providing support and intervention to adolescent youth in an educational setting. Provides leadership, role modeling, and skill building activities to students. Responsible for planning, coordinating and facilitating students’ involvement in program components and for addressing overall developmental and social needs in order to modify thinking and behaviour in a positive direction and develop ability to manage their lives. This position requires membership with UNIFOR.
One (1) permanent, full-time position available, with a weekly schedule of 40 hours; Monday through Friday, 0800-1600.
*This position is based at the program located in Kenora, Ontario. It is NOT a hybrid or remote-based position. The successful candidate will be required to attend the program location for their scheduled shifts each day.
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WJS adheres to provincial/legislated communicable disease prevention protocols. Some of our community health care providers/stakeholders may require WJS employees to be vaccinated in order to be able to enter establishments while supporting WJS individuals/clients in service.
Not sure you meet the requirements? We still welcome you to apply, as we may be able to consider diverse combinations of skills, education and experience.
*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 6 months of hiring date) Criminal Record Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.
The program is a section 23 classroom, funded by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. It provides the mechanism to support students, with a focus on aboriginal youth at the Kenora Attendance Centre in a holistic way to prepare them for a return to a regular classroom setting or alternatively a post schooling readiness to enter the community as contributing members.
The ultimate objective of the program is to provide re-entry into mainstream classrooms at the High School, which may include a tiered approach into an alternative education setting or the local College with greater developed skill, connectedness and supports.
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