|Category:||SW Dip, BSW, MSW, RSW|
|Employer:||Youth Empowerment & Support Services|
|Address:||9310 82 Avenue|
|Salary:||To be determined|
Who we are: Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS) is a not-for-profit agency working with youth facing difficult realities.
Currently, we have a vacancy for a House Parent in one of our residential programs. The ideal candidate will be friendly, have strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, with a high level of attention to detail, and strong relationship building skills.
|Qualifications:||Diploma or degree in Child and Youth Care or other related Human Services.
-Two years human services experience; preference for those working with youth facing difficult realities.
-CYCAA certification or other related certification will be considered an asset.
-Criminal Record check and child intervention record obtained less than six months ago
-Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
-Knowledgeable and respectful of values, beliefs and practices of Aboriginal and other cultural/diversity groups.
-Basic computer skills, First Aid Training, Suicide Intervention Training. Medication administration will be an asset.
-Ability to lift up to forty (40) pounds.
|Description:||Reporting to the Residential Programs Supervisor, your main responsibilities will be:
• Nurturing and providing direct supervision to youth in the Residential Program.
• Modeling appropriate behavior - calm assertiveness – consistency – relationship building.
• Facilitating a positive family – like environment that encourages healthy and fun behaviours and activities.
• Coordinating meal preparation and other housekeeping duties.
• Intake tours for clients.
• Completing internal and external documentation during each shift.
The shift rotation for this position is 48 hours on site with 4 days off. The 24-hour schedule includes 8 hr sleep shifts.
Start Date: ASAP
Deadline for applications: Open until suitable candidate is hired
|Please forward your resume to:||Please forward your application outlining experience and expected salary in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out our website! www.yess.org
YESS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and safe work environment for people of all backgrounds. YESS is also a pet-friendly workplace.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.