Posting # DEV-S-2223-0042A
Position # 1372
HEALTHY EENOU YOUTH WORKER (2588)
(PRIMARY CARE COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE)
|DEPARTMENT:||Public Health (676572)|
|STATUS:||Status 2 Temporary Full Time|
|HOURLY SALARY:||Min. (1) $24.21- Max. (12) $32.32|
SUMMARY OF THE POSITION
Person who, without having a diploma as a Community Worker or a Social Assistance Technician and within the limits of her/his skills and training, does work that is similar in nature and related to that of a Community Worker or a Social Assistance Technician.
Under the supervision of the project manager and in collaboration with community of Waswanipi, the Healthy Eenou Youth life worker will provide emotional, physical and social support while delivering a high quality of care to youth. The community’s healthy Eenou youth worker will promote the advancement of life-skills, foster cultural and community connections, and assist with daily routines.
This position is about programming fun activities for youth to create positive experiences for youth in the community and outside of the community setting. Team members will work in small, tight-knit groups, requiring strong interpersonal and social skills. Other tasks include:
- Work independently with youth to provide social/emotional support and/or social/emotional skill development;
- Organize activities to promote healthy lifestyle, harm reduction and coping skills;
- Create positive opportunities for youth;
- Facilitate and animate activities at the Youth center and in other youth friendly environment;
- Implements support plans independently or in collaboration with the OSP team;
- Ensures active ongoing communication with the OSP team and youth population;
- Seek advice from Clinical activity specialist and PPRO whenever needed;
- Accompany youth in different youth settings (Youth center, clinic, Schools, land-based, etc.);
- Partake and support organization of community events;
- Recognize potential crises, analyzes such situations and responds appropriately with referral if needed;
- Adhere to policy and legislation with respect to conduct, confidentiality and the duty to report;
- Perform other job-related duties of comparable importance, difficulty and responsibility as required.
- Secondary 5.
- Three years of pertinent experience working with youth in youth friendly settings (psychosocial).
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Be available and motivated to develop skills through training, needed to perform some of the specific functions listed here and other relevant training topics;
- Excellent active listening skills;
- Understand behavioral motivation;
- Understand Cree culture;
- Excellent critical thinking skills;
- Knowledgeable about community resources;
- Good planning and organization skills;
- Be proactive, inclusive and a multidisciplinary approach;
- Must take initiatives and be autonomous;
- Great communications skills required;
- Positive leadership;
- Great interpersonal relationship skills;
- Fluent in Cree and English;
- Fluency in French is an asset.
- Valid driver’s license would be an asset;
- Flexible schedule: includes day/evening and weekends and possible on-call periods.
|POSTING START/END DATE:||2022-12-19 / 2023-01-19|
|SHIFT TYPE:||Day/ Evening/Weekends|
|HOURS PER DAY/WEEK:||7 / 35|
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please forward your resume to:
Cree Board of Health & Social Services of James Bay
Tel 514-861-5955 Fax 514-989-7495
With your application, please make sure to specify the Posting # and the Job title on which you wish to apply.
|WE THANK ALL CANDIDATES WHO APPLY, HOWEVER ONLY THOSE SELECTED
FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.
In accordance with various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA.