CHILD & YOUTH WORKERS

Humana Community Services

Humana Community Services is looking for Child & Youth Workers to join their team.

Position: Full-Time, Part-Time, and Casual Opportunities Available

Location: London, Strathroy, and Parkhill, ON

Schedule: Varied shifts: including evenings, weekends, overnights, and public holidays

Duties

  • Positions involve working in short-term live-in treatment settings providing 24/7 support to children and youth
  • Develop and maintain therapeutic relationships and attend to the diverse needs of youth
  • Provide a safe and supportive environment for participants experiencing mental health diagnoses; remain calm and focused in crisis situations while utilizing effective de-escalation and decision-making skills
  • Work with community social workers and other community partners to support involvement in person-centred programs that promote educational, behavioural, developmental, psychological, and emotional growth

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in Human, Community, and/or Social Services (e.g., SSW, CYC, Police Foundations)
  • Minimum six (6) months of related experience supporting people with mental health diagnosis is preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of support requirements specific to the roles and responsibilities of the job
  • Proficiency in both verbal and written communication
  • Strong mentorship, advocacy, organization, communication, conflict resolution, and problem-solving skills, in addition to attention to detail while multi-tasking
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the team, and independently as necessary
  • Capacity to establish, implement, and maintain professional, and personal boundaries
  • Multilingualism and having diverse lived experiences are considered assets
  • Valid Class G (full) Driver’s License with a 3-year Uncertified Driver Record (mandatory)
  • Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check with Humana listed as the employer (mandatory)
  • Physical Health assessment: verification of up-to-date immunizations, COVID vaccination status (2 doses), and ability to meet the physical requirements of the position (mandatory)
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR (mandatory) *Level C with AED training preferred

Compensation: Starting wage range $17.16 – $21.51 according to job assignment

Apply by: Submit a resume and cover letter demonstrating your written communication skills via email. Indicate the job reference number in the subject line and/or cover letter. (Submissions without job # might be missed.) Email: employment@humanacs.org

Humana Community Services is committed to ongoing efforts to fulfil our equity, diversity, and inclusion promise. Due to the nature of services provided and the vulnerable people we serve, Humana can only employ candidates who satisfactorily meet the requirements of any job vacancy within the organization.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen to move forward in the selection process will be contacted. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, please email employment@humanacs.org or call 519.435.1099 x1106.

To apply for this job email your details to employment@humanacs.org