Wesley

Job Position: Relief Youth Worker

  • Application Deadline: 21st December 2022
  • Employment Type: Contractural
  • Location(s): Hamilton
  • Compensation: per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to gmorley@goodwillonline.ca
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

Student or graduate of Child and Youth Worker, Social Service Worker, or Recreation and Leisure diploma or a diploma/degree from a related discipline.
Experience working with youth.
Experience and sensitivity in working with a multicultural community.
Good communication skills
Willing to work evening hours.

Key Responsibilities:

We are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated Relief Youth Worker who demonstrates our values of compassion, accountability, responsiveness and empowerment; to our clients, families and each other. The Relief Youth Worker will provide in-person programming creating a safe, engaging environment for youth ages 13-18. Programming includes social and recreational programming, homework support, and referrals, fostering improved youth outcomes and a better sense of community. This position is a unionized, relief position.

Key Responsibilities:

Foster an inclusive, supportive environment for youth ages 13-18.
Work in collaboration with the Provincial Youth Outreach Workers team, connecting youth to further supports in the community.
Encourage participation from youth in activities that interest them.
Be an active participant, engaged, and role modelling positive behaviours for youth.
Participate fully in staff and in-service meetings as required.
Be responsible for statistics, reports, etc. as required.
Participate in regular supervision meetings with the Program Manager.
Follow agency and program policies and procedures.
Build positive relationships with youth, both in-person, and virtually as needed.
Support in the further development of the program in partnership with the youth, program staff, and Program Manager.

Additional Details:

A positive work culture that prioritizes all staff having an opportunity to contribute
A supportive team that will empower you to achieve great milestones!
Fun and engaging organizational events such as our Staff Appreciation Event
Professional development and training opportunities

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate is required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Human Resources. In the event that successful candidates are unable to get their COVID-19 vaccination, completion of an educational session and weekly antigen testing to provide a negative result will be required.

About Our Company:

Wesley is a long-standing local non-profit and a certified Ontario Living Wage Network (OLWN) employer. We are passionate about our work advocating for harm reduction, housing, poverty eradication and food security in Hamilton, Halton and Brantford. We’re committed to diversity & inclusion and a healthy work life balance. We would love for you to join our team!