child and youth worker

Stratford Children's Services Inc - Stratford, ON (19 days ago)

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College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
First Aid Certificate
CPR Certificate
Additional Skills
Administrative and office activities
Housekeeping activities
Food preparation
Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Work Setting
Group home
Specific Skills
Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
Resolve conflict situations
Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
Assist clients/guests with special needs
Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
Target Audience
Adolescents
Children
Aboriginal groups
Culturally diverse groups
Persons who are deaf/hard of hearing
Persons with physical disabilities
Persons with mental health disabilities
Persons with learning disabilities
Persons with an intellectual disability
Females
Males
Security and Safety
Medical exam
Criminal record check
Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation
Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment
Work under pressure
Physically demanding
Ability to Supervise
3-4 people
Work Location Information
Work in employer's/client's home
Type of Community or Social Service
Child welfare
Personal Suitability
Initiative
Effective interpersonal skills
Flexibility
Team player
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Client focus
Judgement