youth worker

Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre - Thunder Bay, ON (30+ days ago)

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College/CEGEP or equivalent experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills
Administrative and office activities
Research techniques
Housekeeping activities
Food preparation
Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Work Setting
Community centre
Social service or charity agency
Specific Skills
Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
Implement life skills workshops
Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
Conduct follow-up assessments
Provide suicide and crisis intervention
Resolve conflict situations
Assist offenders in pre-release and release planning
Implement substance abuse treatment programs
Implement behaviour management programs
Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
Establish registry of special needs support workers
Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff
Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
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
Families
Aboriginal groups
Security and Safety
Driving record check (abstract)
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
1 to 2 people
More than 20 people
Working groups
Committees
5-10 people
11-15 people
16-20 people
Work Location Information
Urban area
Various locations
Type of Community or Social Service
Education or training
Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
Volunteer coordination
Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
Crime prevention
Personal Suitability
Initiative
Effective interpersonal skills
Flexibility
Team player
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Client focus
Judgement