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youth services worker

locationCharlottetown - Prince Edward Island (PE),

atNative Council of Prince Edward Island

Estimated salary $18 an hour

Job Description:

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
  • Assist offenders in pre-release and release planning
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
  • Target Audience

    • Culturally diverse groups
    • Young offenders

    Security and Safety

    • Vulnerable sector check

    Transportation/Travel Information

    • Own transportation
    • Willing to travel
    • Valid driver's licence

    Work Location Information

    • Various locations

    Type of Community or Social Service

    • Education or training
    • Corrections
    • Child welfare
    • Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
    • Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
    • Early intervention programming for at-risk youth

    Personal Suitability

    • Initiative
    • Flexibility
    • Team player
    • Client focus
    • Judgement

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