Relief Worker - Group Care Program for Youth

McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association - Edmonton, AB (13 months ago)

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Details: This position ensures the overall care and safety of youth from under 12 up to 17 years old from a strength based/solution focused perspective. You will have the ability to support youth who come to us with developmental disabilities, trauma, grief and loss, harm reduction, aggression issues, FASD diagnoses, mental health disorders, complex behaviours and addictions. Responsibilities will include supervision of the youth, facilitating recreational activities, crisis intervention and counseling.

Hours: The hours for this position will vary and can include weekends, evenings, and overnights, depending on the needs of the program.

Why Work For McMan:

¨ An opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people

¨ A chance to work with a committed team of professionals

¨ Opportunities for professional growth and development

¨ A commitment to a healthy work life balance

¨ The ability to work with an agency that appreciates YOU!

In your role you will:

¨ Connect with and develop helping relationships with youth

¨ Support and offer guidance to youth

¨ Supervise youth in the home

¨ Complete documentation

¨ Perform administrative and cleaning duties relating to the operation of the home

¨ Participate in on-going program development

As one of the ideal candidates, you possess:

¨ Partial completion of a Degree/Diploma in the Human Services

¨ Equivalencies may be considered

¨ Six (6) months experience working with youth

¨ Police Information Check; including Vulnerable Persons Sector Check (within the last 6 months)

¨ Children Services Intervention Record Check (within the last 6 months)

¨ Standard First Aid — Level C CPR + AED

¨ Valid Class 5 drivers license and current drivers abstract are required

¨ Strong verbal and written communication skills

¨ CARE (Children And Residential Experiences) training is an asset

¨ Desire to see youth succeed

Rate of Pay: $19.71 per hour —Flat rate

Closing Date: August 29, 2019

Competition #: 10EGCREL—081 (Please quote on cover letter or resume)

Please apply to McMan Human Resources:

Mail: 11016-127th Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 0T2

Fax: (780) 409-9419

For more information please visit our website at

Thank you for your interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual, Permanent


  • working with youth: 1 year (Required)


  • DCS / DEC (Preferred)


  • Class 5 License and Drivers Abstract (Required)