Youth Worker

Location : EGADZ

Opportunity to Make a Difference in Others

Youth Worker – (Full Time) EGADZ Drop-In Center Component –

Evenings and Weekends Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre Inc. - EGADZ Is an inter-agency, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide services for youth “at risk” in Saskatoon with the mission to encourage and support them to make choices that improve their quality of life. This position is within EGADZ Youth Centre for the Drop-In component and is responsible for the daily operations of the Center and assisting the youth who hang out. Responsibilities vary from building trusting relations with youth to advocating and providing immediate services including nutrition, clothing, and referrals for issues they require assistance with in Saskatoon. The ideal candidate will be able to organize and participate in sport, recreation and cultural activities with the youth both in the centre and in the community.

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 staff, partnering agencies.

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

• Working knowledge of computers/windows.

• Knowledge of Aboriginal culture and issues.

• Must have a valid driver’s license that reflects a safe driving record - A Driver's Abstract is Required (Within 3 Months). • Criminal Records Check including Vulnerable Sector (Within 6 Months) Salaries are based on EGADZ current salary grid. $18.07 - $19.62 per hour. Pension and Health Benefits Program. Resumes labelled – Drop-In Youth Worker can be mailed/dropped off at EGADZ Youth Centre 485 – 1st Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7J 1X5 or emailed to jolene@egadz.ca

Closing Date : September 30, 2020

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