Special Services Youth Worker – Full Time Temporary (Up to 18 Months)
Aunt Leah’s Place is a non-profit organization that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support youth on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training, and coaching on essential life skills.
Job Summary: Works in a one-to-one capacity developing reliable, consistent supporting relationships and assisting youth in the Support Link Program on their journey to growth and self-sufficiency with one of the many goals being that of preventing homelessness. Works within a semi-independent living residential setting to provide a variety of support services such as conflict resolution, counselling, crisis intervention, supervision and transportation to youth with moderate to severe behavioral issues. Available on call (on a rotational basis) to respond to participants’ crises that require short-term overnight staffing in a Support Link suite. From a strengths based approach and intervention will work to identify strengths, issues and areas of risks. Develops and implements short-term and long term goals and strategies within program guidelines.
Reports To: Support Link Coordinator
Knowledge & Skills & Abilities (KSA):
Direct Care (One to One Support):
Direct Care (Other Duties):
Health and Safety:
We offer: A comprehensive benefit package that includes: dental, extended health care including vision care and prescription, RRSP matching, generous vacation and personal time package, and employee discount at our Thrift Store.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Hours of Work: Five days a week (37.5 hours a week; 7.5 hours/day); may require working some evenings and weekends. Possibility of remote work during COVID-19.
Contract length: 18 months
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary
To apply, please visit the following URL:https://ca.indeed.com/viewjob?t=Special+Service+Youth+Worker&c=Aunt+Leah%27s+Place&l=Lower+Mainland%2C+BC&jk=f6a86d4a071c39a6&rtk=1f25g57abt4iu800&from=rss→