Youth Worker, Retreat Home

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Youth Worker, Retreat Home

 

The Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre Inc. - EGADZ requires individuals interested in a full time Youth Worker position within our Retreat Housing Program. Shift Work hours, including awake overnights is involved.

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

The Retreat Housing Program seeks to provide support services for hard to serve youth who have been involved in at risk & high-risk lifestyles and who struggle with their mental health. The ideal candidates are non judgmental, compassionate and are able to build trusting relationships with youth.

Qualifications:

Post-secondary education in the human services field, equivalent experience or a combination of both

Demonstrate and practice a healthy lifestyle

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

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

Working knowledge of computers (Windows) and Microsoft Office

Knowledge of Aboriginal cultures and issues

An understanding and empathy for Mental Health

Strong critical thinking skills with solution focused mindset

Ability to work independently and in a team atmosphere

Must have a valid drivers license that reflects a safe driving record - A Driver's Abstract is required (Within 3 Months).

Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector (Within 6 Months)

Ability to work shift work is required: days, evenings, and awake overnights.

Salaries are based on Retreat Home current salary grid: $21.00 per hour

Resumes labelled Youth Worker, Retreat can be emailed to holly.peters@egadz.ca

EGADZ appreciates everyone who applies, however only those selected for interview will be notified. No phone calls, please.

Closing Date : November 30, 2020

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