ALL CBU STUDENTS: Part-Time Youth Worker, Whitney Pier Youth Club


Boys and Girls Clubs of Cape Breton
The Whitney Pier Youth Club

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

Youth Worker, Part Time (School Year Term)

Job Description:
The Youth Workers supervise 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.


Education and Experience
• University degree in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor of Community Studies, Human Services, Youth Worker or related diploma 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


Additional Information

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 2 license to operate 24 passenger bus

Salary to be negotiated

Application Details

Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday, March 23, 2018

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/