Youth Worker, Avenue 15 Loft
1 PT, 20 hours/week
Opportunity # AVE-IN-08/2012
Make a difference in the life of a child
Come join an energetic and fun team that is committed to providing deserving children and youth with hope for the future. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary provide a supportive environment in which to share your experience, develop your skills, and take on new challenges.
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and families the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is the place for you!
Avenue 15 provides homeless and runaway youth between the ages of 13-17 with temporary shelter and basic needs, as well as a comprehensive support system to assist them in reuniting with their families or finding alternative living arrangements.
Reporting to the Senior Youth Worker and Program Coordinators of Avenue 15, the Youth Worker position provides 24/7 program coverage and is responsible for the primary care and safety of youth in the program. The Youth Worker will ensure that the program and services provided are relevant to the needs of the clients and that all shelter components are effectively integrated with other BGCC programs and are consistent with the mission, values, vision, and business plan of the agency.
- Diploma or Bachelors degree in a related human services or social services field
- Current certification for First Aid and CPR
- Flexibility to work in the evenings, overnights, and weekends
- A Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search and a Child Welfare Intervention Record Check
We offer the opportunity to be part of a creative and positive work environment, a competitive salary, supports for professional development, opportunity for advancement and the chance to be part of a national organization dedicated to supporting youth to develop skills for life. We are a committed equity employer.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume by quoting the above opportunity number for consideration. No phone calls please, only qualified candidates will be contacted.