Are you interested a rewarding and challenging career helping youth? Do you enjoy working with others in a team environment?
KimbrAna House is currently looking for a Youth Worker/One to One staff for a combination of Daytime/Evening shifts (9a.m. to 9p.m), or Weekends (9 a.m. to 9 p.m.). Working with at-risk male youth aged 10-20 years old.
KimbrAna House is located 40 minutes Northeast of Edmonton, 20 minutes north of Fort Saskatchewan in Redwater, Alberta. Please consider the travel distance before applying.
As a Youth Worker/One to One staff, you will be responsible for:
A Diploma/Degree in Human Services (or equivalent) along with a minimum of two (2) years of practical experience working with high-risk youth/adults and/or youth is preferred. Experience with children and family programming, youth in care, residential care, and case management is a requirement of this position. Certification or previous training in Aboriginal Awareness, Abuse Awareness, Standard First Aid, Medication Administration, and Violence/Crisis Intervention is a definite asset.
The ideal candidate will have an organized and compassionate approach to the work, strong teamwork skills, a commitment to developing positive supporting relationships.
Other qualifications include:
· Proven ability to provide effective communication, collaboration, crisis intervention, and
conflict management with clients
· Demonstrated assessment, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
· Demonstrated knowledge of harm reduction principles and practices; circle of courage
philosophy, strength based and resiliency focused assessments
· Demonstrated ability to act with professionalism, confidentiality, and diplomacy
· Proven case documentation and effective information reporting practices
· Intermediate competency with Microsoft Office and other Agency computer applications
· Knowledge of community resources is an asset
You will be working with youth who have FASD, ADHD, Conduct Disorder, Mental Health Concerns and Developmental Delays in correlation and collaboration with an off-site Therapist, Children Service Workers, Medical Professionals and the Focus Plan Team.
Starting wage is based on experience and position. Benefits available after 6 months (Medical and Dental).
Please feel free to contact KimbrAna House if you have any questions.
Please indicate the position you are applying for when sending your resume and cover letter. If possible, send along with your resume a clear Criminal Record and Child Welfare Intervention Records Check, this will allow us to speed up the hiring process:
We thank all applicants. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $18.75-$23.00 per hour