GENERAL: Part-Time Youth Worker

Requirements

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • University Degree or Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor of Arts – Community Studies, Human Services, Youth Worker or related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Understanding of population, health promotion and developmental stages.
  • Experience in child and youth programming and community development.
  • Minimum two years related 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
  • Class 5 Drivers’ License

This position requires:

  • The ability to function both independently and collaboratively
  • The ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends.
  • A satisfactory Child Abuse Registry check and Police Check.
  • Access to reliable transportation and willingness to obtain a Class 2 driver’s license within 6 months of start date.

Responsibilities

Part time Youth Workers assist full time staff deliver programs and services under the direct supervision of the Executive Director. As part of a team the successful candidate will work with ages 5 to 18 encouraging them, providing support and helping them to achieve their potential. With the primary focus on personal, social, cultural and educational development, a part time Youth Worker helps develop, organize, implement and oversee the day-to-day youth programming to meet the organizational goals and objectives.

Application Details

Salary to be negotiated

Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday, March 22, 2019

Resume and a cover letter should be dropped off in person or emailed to wpyc@ns.sympatico.ca Chester Borden, c/o The Boys & Girls Clubs of Cape Breton – Whitney Pier Youth Club, 111 West Street, Whitney Pier

No phone calls, please.