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Job Order #: 5869482

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Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre EGADZ Inc.
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Completed at least some post-secondary
1-2 Years
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Employer Name:
Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre EGADZ Inc.

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Candice Wandler

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The Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre Inc. - EGADZ requires a Crisis Outreach Worker and individuals interested in Full Time shifts for our Residential Program within EGADZ.
(Shift Work Is Required  Daytime/Evenings/Overnights/Weekends)

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.

The Crisis Outreach Worker seeks to provide support services for hard to serve youth who have been involved in at risk & high-risk lifestyles and who suffer from Mental Health illnesses. The ideal candidates are non-judgmental, compassionate and are able to build trusting relationships with youth.

    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 while maintaining 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 Indigenous cultures and issues
    A good understanding of EGADZ and our mission
    An understanding and empathy for Mental Health
    Strong critical thinking skills with solution focused mindset
    Training in CPR and ASIST (ASIST training within the first 6 months of employment)
    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)


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - First Aid Certificate
 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
 - Child and Youth Care Worker (CCW/CYW) Diploma
 - Human Services Diploma
 - Chemical Dependency Counselling Training/Certification
 - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
 - Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
 - Cultural Awareness Training
Type of Community or Social Service
 - Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
Specific Skills
 - Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
 - Conduct follow-up assessments
 - Provide suicide and crisis intervention
 - Resolve conflict situations
 - Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
 - Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
 - Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
Work Setting
 - Group home
Ability to Supervise
 - 5-10 people
Security and Safety
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
 - Child abuse registry check
 - Child welfare check
 - Driving record check (abstract)
Target Groups or Clients
 - Adolescents
 - Culturally diverse groups
 - Persons with mental health disabilities


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