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Youth Outreach Worker

Mental Health and Addictions
Youth Prevention Services
1-Permanent Part-Time
Location: Thunder Bay
Closing Date: August 7, 2018 @ 3:00pm

The Youth Outreach Worker is responsible for promoting engagement of at-risk youth and their families in community and increasing youth access to opportunities.

Qualifications and Requirements:  A minimum three year Child and Youth Worker Diploma is preferred. A diploma or degree in a related field in combination with related experience may be considered. Direct experience with at-risk populations for a minimum of 2 years; experience in harm reduction, safety planning and crisis intervention; demonstrated ability to work co-operatively and negotiate effectively within a multi-disciplinary team of service providers; experience in working with diverse cultures and communities; knowledge of and sensitivity to the life experiences and needs of the youth community combined with previous youth outreach and/or community development experience; candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualification to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.

Hours of Work:   17.5 hours per week

Must have: A satisfactory Criminal Records Search; must possess a valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate or be willing to obtain one; must participate in and qualify for certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training provided by the Agency; the ability to work flexible hours as determined by the Unit Manager or designate in relation to service delivery requirements; must posses a valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s Licence and have access to a personal vehicle.

For a detailed job description please click here or contact Human Resources.

Must forward cover letter, resume and employment application to:

Dilico Anishinabek Family Care
200 Anemki Place, Fort William First Nation, ON   P7J 1L6
Telephone: (807) 623-8511
Email: [email protected]

Only Those Considered For An Interview Will Be Contacted.

Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people

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