Child and Youth Worker

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Company: 
Key Assets
Work Type: 
Casual
City / Location: 
London, Strathroy, St. Thomas, Sarnia, Kitchener/Waterloo, and Woodstock
Region: 
London/Middlesex
Rate of Pay: 
$20/hr
Contact Info: 

Please send your resume directly to Rumina Morris, Foster Care Manager at rumina.morris@keyassetson.ca or through the portal.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.

Posting Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2018 to Sunday, January 6, 2019
Category: 
Health/Human Services
Agency: 
Community Employment Services Fanshawe, London Campus

Nelson Park Plaza
155 Clarke Road
London, Ontario
N5W 5C9

Description: 

Key Assets, "The Children's Services Provider", is a dynamic agency providing high quality family placements and related support services to help children and young people in care achieve their full potential and live fulfilling lives. You will be joining Key Assets in Ontario as part of a multi-disciplinary team. If you feel as strongly as we do that children deserve to have access to quality family placements then this is the challenge for you.

Key Assets is seeking innovative and creative individuals for relief and part-time contract Child and Youth Worker positions to support children and youth with complex needs in fostering settings. As a part of a multi-disciplinary team you may provide daily living and educational supports, therapeutic counselling and behaviour management programming. Relief shifts will be on an as-needed basis with the current need for individuals to fill 20 - 30 hr. weekly part-time contract positions. Shifts include afternoons, evenings, and occasional weekend hours.

Candidates must be open to support children within a variety of regions specifically; London, Strathroy, St. Thomas, Sarnia, Kitchener/Waterloo, and Woodstock.

Requirements: 
  • Applicant must have at minimum a Child and Youth Worker Diploma/Degree or Developmental Services Worker Diploma
  • Minimum of 1 year related experience, including placement experience
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to supporting individuals from diverse cultures, experiences and backgrounds
  • Must have valid First Aid, CPR and current certification in an approved Crisis Prevention and Intervention Program
  • A valid G license with a clear driving record and a safe/reliable vehicle with a minimum of $2-Million liability insurance
  • A current "Vulnerable Sector Police Screening"
  • A second language including American Sign Language is an asset

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