William W. Creighton Youth Services

Inspiring youth to nurture healthy communities

Youth Worker – Thunder Bay
Employment Youth Worker – Thunder Bay

William W. Creighton Youth Services Invites application for Casual Youth Worker(s)

LOCATION: Bruce J. McKitrick Centre

Thunder Bay, Ontario 

CLOSING DATE: ongoing

POSITION STATUS:

This position is responsible for the direct care and supervision of youth placed in our open detention and custody facilities.  This position will provide young persons in our programs with a living environment that is safe and growth oriented, while ensuring security functions are met.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Candidates with the following qualifications may also be considered where the person has significant related experience:

  • H.B.S.W., B.S.W., B.A. Sociology or Psychology, Native Child & Family Services Diploma, Social Services Worker Diploma, Developmental Service Worker Diploma.

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: As per Collective Agreement.

APPLY BY EMAIL OR FAX ONLY TO

Kristie Kuizenga, Executive Assistant

kkuizenga@creightonyouth.com

Fax (807) 345-1635

Candidates are responsible to ensure their updated resume and cover letter is received on or before the posted closing date.

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