Relief Youth Workers with Enviros provide support and safety to the clients within each program, according to each program’s unique mandate. The Relief Youth Worker is responsible for providing a positive role model and cultivating healthy relationships; behaviour management as per each program’s requirements; follow-through on pertinent issues and related documentation (for clients and program); implementation of on-going programming, routines, and activities; and maintaining progress with program and client service plans. Relief Workers are expected to fulfill yearly training requirements, and are compensated for their training costs and time.
We are looking specifically for individuals who have a passion for working with younger children, ages 6-12.
The Child and Family Support Relief Worker at our Connects program will be required to deliver residential programming in a therapeutic environment for up to five children impacted by trauma and their families. The daily program consists of using any combination of the following therapeutic tools to help children and their families achieve their goals; life skills, theraplay, treatment sessions, family counselling, wilderness programming and the development of a family plan. In addition, the regular care of children in a residential care setting is also a part of the job expectations.
Working relief shifts for our agency allows for lots of flexibility in your schedule. This is a casual position that involves covering shifts for regular staff.
As a Relief Youth Worker you will:
- Provide a safe, respectful and healing environment for clients
- Provide on-going vigilant supervision of the clients in the program
- Advocate for the clients within the program
- Complete daily requirements with each client within the program – including, though not limited to, chores, recreational activities, decision-making, problem solving, educational support, wilderness programming
- Assume responsibility for household duties as required
- Complete daily documentation and paperwork
- Provide shift feedback, and attend supervision and performance evaluation sessions
The successful candidate will have a Degree or Diploma in a Human Service Field, and two years related professional experience. Current standard First Aid and CPR Certification, current (within 6 months) Alberta Intervention Record check and Criminal Record check including vulnerable sector, and a Class 5 Driver’s licence is required. Graduated Drivers Licence (GDL) will not be accepted. Class 4 licence preferred.
More than one position may be filled from this posting. Please submit your resume for attention Bev Oldham to email@example.com. Please ensure that you quote Job Reference #1844. Competition for this posting closes July 20, 2018.
Enviros is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.
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