Job Opportunities

YOUTH OUTREACH WORKER

 

Expires in 10 days Expiring: 2018-02-09 Posted: 2018-01-29

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent   Start Date: As soon as possible

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Location 451 Shuswap St SW Salmon Arm, British Columbia

V1E 4H9 Canada

Job Description

Aspiral Youth Partners Association is a Youth and Community Serving Agency located in Salmon Arm BC. We are looking for a positive and supportive person with skills and training in counselling to join our team. The work is in a variety of sites in the Shuswap and is 35 hours per week. The successful candidate will be required to have an approved criminal record check and a, current, drivers’ abstract. Having your own vehicle is required and mileage will be paid for work related driving. To ensure balance for clients we are looking for a male worker for our team

We are looking for a motivated and career-minded Youth Counselor to be responsible for individual and group counseling services for youth and families for the purposes of life skills acquisition and the development of personal well-being for children and young adults. He or she will undertake the planning, development and implementation of support services. The Youth Counselor will facilitate community- based support for youth and families that promote safety, healthy lifestyles and relationships for youth.

Working in a collaborative environment you will work with clients to build goal plans in concert with Social Workers and other significant people. You will work with clients to build capacity skills to build stronger connection to school work and community. You will build and maintain positive community working relationships with organizations, groups and individuals connected to youth and their families.

A successful candidate will have a combination of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Care or Social Work.

Other duties will include, but are not limited to, attending regular staff and other meetings, involvement in Individual Goal Planning (IGPs), attending ongoing professional training workshops and continuing education.

The Youth Counselor may work from within the central office, or travel to meet clients in their homes. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

How to Apply

Contact: Kim Sinclair  Email: kim@youthpartners.ca