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Youth Worker - Drop In Centre

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Job Order #: 5818060

Employer Name:
Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre EGADZ Inc.
Wage/Salary Info:
Starting at $18.07 hourly
Posted Date:
11-Aug-2021
Location:
SASKATOON
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Part Time
Length of Employment:
Permanent
Education:
Completed at least some post-secondary
Experience:
1-2 Years
Apply By:
21-Aug-2021
How to Apply?:
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Employer Name:
Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre EGADZ Inc.

Employer Address:
 
485 1ST AVE N
SASKATOON,SK
CANADA
S7K1X5

Contact Name:
Louise Buckmaster

Contact Email:
louise.buckmaster@egadz.ca

Employer Website:
www.egadz.ca



Description

The Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre Inc. - EGADZ requires Youth Workers and individuals interested in a scheduled Relief Position for our Drop In Centre scheduled shifts will include Every Monday and Saturday 1pm-9m. The ability to pick up more shifts on a casual is available with this position.

EGADZ is an inter-agency, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide services for hard to serve youth in Saskatoon with the mission to encourage and support them to make choices that improve their quality of life.

This position is within EGADZ Youth Centre for the Drop-In responsible for the daily operations of the Center and assisting the youth who hang out. Responsibilities vary from building trusting relations with youth to advocating and providing immediate services for the youth including nutrition, clothing, and referrals for issues they require assistance with in Saskatoon. The ideal candidate will be able to organize and participate in sport, recreation and cultural activities with the youth both in the centre and in the community.

Qualifications:

Post secondary education in the human services field, equivalent experience or a combination of both
Demonstrate and practice a healthy lifestyle
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with youth, staff and partnering agencies and maintain strict confidentiality and appropriate boundaries
Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively in an oral and written form
Working knowledge of computers/windows
Knowledge of Aboriginal and cultures and issues
Must have a valid drivers license that reflects a safe driving record - A Driver's Abstract is Required (Within 3 Months).
Criminal records Check (Within 6 Months)
Ability to work shift work is a must-days/evenings/nights as well as weekends
Salaries are based on EGADZ current salary grid. Starting wage is $18.07

 

Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - First Aid Certificate
 - Child and Youth Care Worker (CCW/CYW) Diploma
 - Community Support Worker (CSW) Diploma
 - Human Services Diploma
 - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Additional Skills
 - Administrative and office activities
 - Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
 - Research techniques
Type of Community or Social Service
 - Education or training
 - Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
 - Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
 - Services for pregnant teens
Specific Skills
 - Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
 - Implement life skills workshops
 - Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
 - Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
 - Develop, coordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
 - Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
 - Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
Work Setting
 - School help service
 - Community or neighbourhood centre
 - Youth drop-in centre
Ability to Supervise
 - Working groups
Security and Safety
 - Basic security clearance
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
 - Child abuse registry check
 - Driver's validity licence check
Target Groups or Clients
 - Adolescents
 - Aboriginal groups
 - Street population

 

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