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Child & Youth Care Worker

Boyle Street Community Services

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REPORTS TO: YCSP Program Manager
HOURS: Wednesday Evenings: 5:30-8:30 pm, potentially Tuesday Evenings TBD

“Despite great challenges we believe unhealthy cycles can be broken, new opportunities created and, through healing, health restored.”

Would you like to be a part of an organization that works with some of Edmonton’s most vulnerable populations and counts on the professionalism, expertise, insight, and passion of its staff to develop programs and services for the clients they work with? Join us at Boyle Street Community Services.

“We stand with our clients, side by side, patiently and for as long as they want – a constant and consistent caring force”

Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS) is a values-driven organization that believes our clients are the experts in their own life. Your job will be to foster innovation with your team alongside our clients. If your values are aligned with our values and beliefs listed at: http://boylestreet.org/who-we-are/mission-and-history/, please consider joining our team.

The successful candidate will be required to submit a current (date within the last 6 month) Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector Check) and Child & Youth Intervention Check.

Job Purpose:
Provide childcare for 1-8 children aged 1-15 one to two evenings a week for 3 hours
Facilitate engaging and enjoyable activities each week
Provide a consistent and therapeutic milieu for children of varying ages each week
Qualifications:
Education:
Completed minimum first year of Child & Youth Care or Social Work Diploma
Current First Aid
Skills, Abilities and Attitudes:
Passion for working with children, youth and families
Understanding of current and emerging issues of importance to Indigenous people and communities
Good understanding of health issues affecting children and youth such as FASD, intergenerational trauma, mental health, & suicide
Able to work well in a team environment with the ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem solving manner is required.

Experience:
Experience working with children of all ages with multiple and complex needs is an asset.

 

Boyle Street Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of the communities we serve, and are committed to engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Boyle Street Community Services welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, differently-abled, and LGBTQ2S communities.

 

Package

Salary: $18.98/hr

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to: RTaylor@boylestreet.org. Please include Child and Youth Care Worker in the Subject Line of the email. In the cover letter please state how you heard about this position.