CHILD AND YOUTH WORKER
2-Up to Three Month Contracts
Location: Thunder Bay
Closing Date: April 23, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.
The Child and Youth Worker is responsible for providing assessment, intervention, treatment, advocacy and support for Anishinabek children and youth who are experiencing difficulty functioning in a regular classroom setting because of social, emotional and/or behavioural concerns. Responsibilities focus on a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment and intervention that is consistent and complimentary to a school-based mental health intervention, an integrated agency model, the school communities and special education operations.
Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum three-year Child and Youth Worker Diploma is preferred. A diploma in a related field may be considered; experience in day treatment services or special education programming is preferred; related work with children and/or youth involving the development and implementations of social and behavioral programming is required; experience in working with Anishinabek children and youth with special needs and their families; 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: 35 hours per week
Must have: A satisfactory Criminal Records Check; the ability to work flexible hours; a valid Class “G” Driver’s License; access to a reliable, personal vehicle; $1,000,000 liability vehicle insurance; a valid Standard First Aid/CPR certificate or be willing to obtain one within six months of hire; must participate in and qualify for certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training provided by the agency; must complete and maintain certification in CANS and other relevant Ministry of Children and Youth Services Initiatives.
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Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applicants from all qualified candidates.
Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.