The temporary Youth Worker will lead the successful delivery of the CORE services “Neighbourhood Child, Youth and Family Services” in relation to Youth Voice/ Youth Expression, Youth Programs and Employment Readiness for Northwest London.
The Youth Worker will be an employee of Northwest London Resource Centre (NWLRC). Day-to-day supervision/consultation will be provided by the Associate Director of NWLRC in the form of formal supervision meetings as well as informal support as requested.
Social Service Worker Diploma, Child and Youth Worker Diploma, Social Work Degree, or Sociology Degree. Or equivalent social services education in relation to the job posting.
This is a temporary contract part- time position for 30 hrs/week (closed summer, and Christmas) plus occasional events as directed by the Associate Director.
Expected Service Outcome:
A. Youth are engage and have a sense of belonging in their neighbourhood and community
1.1 Expected Results:
Increase the number of meaningful opportunities for youth to be connected to their neighbourhood and community Metrics:
1.1a) # youth who feel socially included
1.1b) # youth have developed effective leadership skills
1.1c) # youth who feel connected/included/engaged in their community
B. Youth have access to the supports they need to be successful
2.1 Expected Results:
Increase opportunities for youth Metrics:
2.1a) # youth participated in activities that promote healthy living
2.1b) # youth participate in literacy and numeracy skill development
2.1c) # young people who have the resources and support to foster educational achievement;
2.1d) # youth who learn how to develop positive social skills;
Financial Management of Neighbourhood Child/Youth and Family Services
- Establish, deliver and maintain Youth Voice/ Youth Expression (Youth Council, Coffee House), Youth Programs (Afterschool programming, Homework Help, March Break), Employment Readiness and Learning Series.
- Provide outreach through the lunch time youth snack programs to connect youth to other opportunities in the NWLRC and in the community.
- Collaborate within NWLRC team.
Individual Child/Youth and Family Services
- Maintain float funds on a regular basis for appropriate programs. Youth Related Operations
- Maintain all appropriate supplies and equipment for the NWLRC and its programs connected to this job description.
- Maintain cleanliness of work areas included shared work stations.
- Maintain accurate data collection and meet all reporting deadlines with all youth related funders.
- Support communication with all youth related activities and ensure every effort is made to make sure all supplies and equipment are appropriate and in good working order.
- Provide youth support and referral to the most appropriate community services.
- Support the referral to Jumpstart applications for the Northwest London community and additional neighbourhoods as needed.
- Leadership, strong organizational, and time management skills
- xcellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communication skills ? Experience with report writing, maintaining statistics, and fundraising
- Capacity to build relationships with youth, parents, community members, and professionals
- Proven ability to work with youth of diverse and ethnic/cultural backgrounds
- Motivated, self-starter and able to work in a fast-paced environment
- Capacity to work independently as well as within a multidisciplinary team
- Proficiency with Microsoft office, Google Forms, and database entry
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Clearance through a Vulnerable populations police screening process
- Current CPR and First Aid certification
- Current Safe Food Handling certification
- Responsible, trustworthy, approachable and friendly
- Ability to work with a diverse population
This is an Internal and External posting. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and a detailed cover letter to:
Vincent Tao, Administration Coordinator. Email: Vtao@slnrc.ca
We work together to “empower and enrich the neighbourhood in an inclusive environment.