Child and Youth Worker - Evolving Youth Care Inc.

Dec 23, 2023
Ottawa, Ontario
Program locations: Carp, Almonte, Stittsville, Orleans, Carleton Place.
Evolving Youth Care has been providing a full spectrum of services to children and youth since 1998. Our homes are located throughout Ottawa and the surrounding areas, serving children and youth ages 12-17.
We are looking for team members who are committed to positively impacting the youth we support. If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of youth who are searching for ways to contribute to their communities, find places of belonging, explore their own values and interests, we would like to hear from you.
We are currently looking for staff to work a combination of days/evenings and every second weekend for our group homes located throughout the Ottawa area. Evolving Youth Care is looking for part time and full time Child and Youth Workers.

Evolving Youth Care is looking for staff team members who demonstrate positive leadership skills and know how to set and maintain professional boundaries with clients. This position will include taking responsibility for the youths’ safety and security and supporting them in the areas of Individual/Group Therapy, Life Skills and Social Skills and assisting with community-based services, including, medical, personal, recreational, and educational needs.
This position requires you to be a caregiver first. Evolving Youth Care’s promise to children in care is to provide a home environment meeting the youth’s needs to feel safe and cared for first. Being a child and youth worker means building a rapport with the youth which promotes personal growth for the youth in our care. You must understand that when joining our team of child and youth worker’s you are making a commitment to every child or youth residing in a home operated by EYC.

Key components of this position include:
Maintain a warm, welcoming home environment free of any judgment or personal agenda
Preparing meals and promoting/maintaining family meal-times
Cleaning, organizing(all aspects of home keeping)
Document daily log reports
Upkeep of all documentation mandated within our policies and procedures
Implementing life skills and social skills activities
Follow programming plans and demonstrate your enthusiasm in participating
Attend appointments
Provide suicide and crisis intervention
Resolve conflict situations
Implement substance abuse treatment programs and behavior support programs
Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
This job is from CharityVillage
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