CBU RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS – Youth Worker

Requirements

The BGCCB, Whitney Pier Youth Club has an immediate term position opening for the following position:

Youth Worker , Full  Time (2016-2017 School Year Term)

Job Description:

The Youth Workers supervises all the BGCCB, WPYC youth programs and services and are under the direct supervision of the Executive Director. The Youth Worker helps develop, organize, implement and oversee the day-to-day youth programming of the organization to meet the organizational goals and objectives. The Youth Workers ensure that programs and activities are scheduled in accordance with the relevant work plans and assist with the daily maintenance of the BGCCB, WPYC.

This position requires:

  • The ability to function both independently and collaboratively
  • The ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule including occasional evenings and weekends
  • A satisfactory Child Abuse Registry check and Police Check
  • Access to reliable transportation and /or Class 4 license to operate 15 passenger van

Responsibilities

  Education and Experience

  • University degree in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor of Community Studies, Human Services, Youth Worker or related degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Understanding of population health promotion and youth/adult education principles
  • Experience in youth programming and community development
  • Minimum two years related experience
  • Previous experience working with youth, families and the community
  • A working knowledge of government and community-based programs and services that relate to the intended populations needs
  • Knowledge of applicable Child Welfare legislation
  • Current certification or willingness to become certified in safe food handling, WHMIS, Emergency First Aid and Infant/Child CPR

Application Details

  • Salary to be negotiated
  • Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday, September 23, 2017
  • No phone calls, please. Resume and a cover letter should be emailed or dropped off in person to:
  • BGCCB, WPYC Human Resource Committee, c/o The Whitney Pier Youth Club, 111 West Street, Whitney Pier or email:    wpyc@ns.sympatico.ca