William W. Creighton Youth Services

Inspiring youth to nurture healthy communities

Youth Worker – Kenora
Employment Youth Worker – Kenora

POSITION: Youth Worker (Casual)

LOCATION: Creighton Youth Centre, Kenora Ontario

POSITION STATUS:

  • This is a casual position as a youth worker in a youth justice facility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  PREFERRED: Child and Youth Worker Diploma from an accredited College or University.

Candidates with alternate qualifications may also be considered where the person has related experience and/or:

  • H.B.S.W., B.S.W., B.A. Sociology or Psychology, Onajigawin Indigenous Services Diploma, Social Services Worker Diploma, Developmental Service Worker Diploma. Police Foundations, Early Childhood Education Diploma or have significant work experience in the field with 2 years residential experience may be considered.

SKILLS: 

  • Applicants must have an awareness of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
  • Applicants must have a demonstrated ability in the following:
    1. Above average verbal skills;
    2. Ability to confront youth in a consistent and constructive manner;
    3. Above average interpersonal skills;
    4. Ability to control and stimulate groups of adolescents
  • Possession of a valid Ontario Drivers License and current First Aid Certificate;
  • Applicants must be able to work shift work.

SALARY: Range as per Collective Agreement ($24.80 to $28.56)

APPLY BY EMAIL OR FAX ONLY TO

Yvonne Arseneault, Human Resource and Finance Lead

yarseneault@creightonyouth.com

Prior to confirmation of employment, all applicants must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Criminal Check.  These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.

FILE # 06-2022