Live In Mentor

Location : My Homes

My Homes Mentor

Live In Mentor – “My Home” Residential Housing Program

Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre Inc. – EGADZ is an inter-agency, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide services for youth “hard to serve” in Saskatoon with the mission to encourage and support them to make choices that improve their quality of life.

The “Peer/Mentor My Home” provides a home for 12 - 17 year old “at risk” youth. The homes are situated in new residential neighborhoods in Saskatoon. The My Homes operate with a live-in House Mom who support and assist the girls/young women with daily life issues as they arise. The homes are supervised and supported by additional staff of the Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre Inc. (EGADZ) with full time Youth Workers who support the House Moms and girls/young women who live in the homes.

Position: House Mom (Live In Mentor)..

This position requires a responsible person who leads a healthy lifestyle and can be role model for our “hard to serve youth” (Females). The individual may have had similar life experience(s), or their life has been impacted by some of the struggles that our “youth” are facing today. The House Mom must be non-judgmental and able to provide emotional support to youth when required. The House Mom is someone who is easily approachable and accessible for the “youth”.

The House Mother may be someone who is furthering their education or working part or full time. This is a live-in paid position.

Qualifications:

• Any relevant/equivalent experience, life experience or a combination of both.

• Demonstrate and practice a healthy lifestyle.

• Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with youth, staff and partnering agencies.

• Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively in an oral and written form.

• Aware of human services in and around Saskatoon.

• Familiar with addictions issues

• Working knowledge of computers/windows.

• Knowledge of Aboriginal culture and issues.

• Recent Criminal Record Check required

• Must have a valid driver’s license that reflects a safe driving record

Resume labelled Mentor-My Homes can be e-mailed to candice.wandler@egadz.ca

EGADZ appreciates everyone who does apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified. No Phone Calls Please.

Contract length: 12 months

Closing Date : September 30, 2020

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