Alberta College of Social Workers

Part Time Youth Worker

Edmonton   |      April 13, 2018 12:00

Category:     Student
Closing Date:     04/22/2018
Employer:     Edmonton John Howard Society
Title:     Part Time Youth Worker
Address:      10010-105 Street
City:     Edmonton
Date Posted:     04/13/2018
Salary:     The starting hourly wage for part time employees is $17.00 per hour

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited community based crime prevention organization that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949.  Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.

NOVA provides young people between the ages of 16-24, who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless with a safe, affordable and supportive living environment.  Operating primarily from a Harm Reduction philosophy, the program provides 20 beds as a low-barrier housing solution to those who are faced with multiple challenges.

Safety and harmony in our community

Qualifications:     Working towards a degree or diploma in a related human services field
6 months experience working with youth
Knowledge of harm reduction, addictions and strength based philosophy
Strong communication and relationship building skills
Able to work within a team and effectively deal with crisis situations
Able to work shift work including weekends, holidays and awake overnights
Valid First Aid and CPR certification
Clear Criminal Record Check and Child Intervention Check
General computer knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook)
Description:     Build collaborative relationships with youth
Role model life skills, social skills, communication skills and conflict resolution
Support youth to achieve goals as defined on their individual goal plans
Encourage youth to engage in healthy lifestyle alternatives
Completion of accurate written daily documentation, including referrals and intakes
Maintain a safe, secure environment
Ensure maintenance and cleanliness of unit and property
Liaise with guardians, program partners and other professionals
Maintain positive, professional working relationships with colleagues
Participate in core agency and additional ongoing training opportunities as directed and approved
Please forward your resume to:     To apply, submit a resume and cover letter electronically to Please include Part Time Youth Worker- NOVA in the Subject Line of the email. Please state in your cover letter how you heard about the position.