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Youth Worker--Retreat

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Job Order #: 5750335

Employer Name:
Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre EGADZ Inc.
Wage/Salary Info:
Posted Date:
# of Positions:
Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
Completed at least some post-secondary
1-2 Years
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How to Apply?:
Resumes labelled Youth Worker, Retreat can be emailed to EGADZ appreciates all applicants, however only those selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Application Information

Employer Name:
Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre EGADZ Inc.

Contact Name:
Holly Peters

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The Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre Inc. - EGADZ requires individuals interested in Full Time positions within our Retreat Housing Program.  Shift Work, including awake overnights is involved.
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 Retreat Housing Program seeks to provide support services for hard to serve youth who have been involved in at risk & high-risk lifestyles and who struggle with their mental health. 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
Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively in an oral and written form
Working knowledge of computers (Windows) and Microsoft Office
Knowledge of Aboriginal cultures and issues
An understanding and empathy for Mental Health
Strong critical thinking skills with solution focused mindset
Ability to work independently and in a team atmosphere
Must have a valid drivers license that reflects a safe driving record - A Driver's Abstract is required (Within 3 Months).
Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Persons (Within 6 Months)
Ability to work shift work is required: days, evenings, and awake overnights.
Salaries are based on Retreat Home current salary grid. Pension and Health Benefits Program.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Computer use
 - Continuous learning
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Own transportation
 - Own vehicle
 - Valid driver's licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - First Aid Certificate
 - Human Services Diploma
 - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Additional Skills
 - Administrative and office activities
 - Food preparation
Specific Skills
 - Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
 - Provide suicide and crisis intervention
 - Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
 - Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
Work Setting
 - Group home
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Fast-paced environment
Security and Safety
 - Bondable
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
 - Child abuse registry check
 - Driving record check (abstract)
Target Groups or Clients
 - Adolescents


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