Youth Empowerment & Support Services - Edmonton, AB

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YESS is looking for a supervisor for our overnight Nexus Program that will require some evening and/or occasional overnights when necessary. Would you like to show up to a fun, positive, progressive, diverse workplace where we cheer on each other’s accomplishments? Where you are seen as part of a big family? Do very meaningful non-profit work? Have the honour of working with youth during their brave journey and progression from difficult realities? If so, we have an opportunity for you! .

What we need from you:

  • Diploma or degree in Child and Youth Care or other human services
  • Full certified CYCAA Child and Youth Care Worker or eligible after 1 year to be certified
  • Minimum 2 years Experience in a supervisory capacity working with “at risk”

and/or homeless youth facing difficult realities

  • 5 years Experience working with “at risk” and/or homeless youth facing difficult realities
  • Good people skills, be a team player, tactful and diplomatic
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • CYIM check and security clearance less than 6 months old
  • Must be knowledgeable and respectful of the values, beliefs and practices of Aboriginal

and other cultural groups

  • Computer software proficiency

Ability to work some evening and/or occasional overnights when necessary
Ability to:

  • Develop and supervise our Nexus Program
  • Develop program teams and monitor performance
  • Create a family style environment, ensuring a safe, clean and secure environment
  • Supervise staff
  • To promote and maintain agency relationships with community, groups, and other Agencies
  • Collaborate with agency staff, supervisory peers and managers
  • Write and review reports and maintain documentation for programs and personnel
  • Develop personal and professional competencies
  • To work under pressure and assertively problem solve issues
  • To promote a commitment and dedication to the work of YESS

Salary: 45-55 K annually based on qualifications and experience
Benefits paid for by YESS immediately

Deadline for applications: Open until suitable candidate is found
If you have a heart for kids who have been turned away one time too many, and want to help them reach their potential, please forward a resume and cover letter outlining experience and expected salary in confidence to the attached email or drop off at 9310 - 82 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6C 0Z6 Fax: 780-466-1374 web site

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those meeting the requirements of the agency would be invited for an interview.

About this company
Not for profit organization empowering youth from difficult realities