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Youth Support Worker

Dec 09, 2018
Hamilton, Ontario

Good Shepherd Centres Hamilton, a ministry of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, strives to enhance the quality of life for all who seek assistance and support in our community. Good Shepherd Youth Services is committed to helping youth who may be struggling with poverty, family conflict, homelessness, mental health issues, abuse and neglect. We inspire youth to dream, hope and achieve. We strengthen community by believing that no youth stands alone. Each year, Good Shepherd Youth Services helps thousands of youth through strength-based programs including personal counseling, life skills training and educational programs.

An opportunity exists at Youth Services as:

Youth Support Worker

Two Temporary Part Time Positions

In this role, you will work to make a difference in the lives of Clients living at Youth Services. Services to clients include assessment, planning, crisis prevention and intervention, supportive counselling, education, advocacy, social/recreational programming, life skills teaching ie: cooking and linkages with other community services.

Primary case management and community development skills acquired through a post-secondary education in social services such as Child and Youth Worker, with a demonstrated commitment to the mission values of availability, responsibility, adaptability, quality and dignity. Must have some experience working with Youth. Knowledge of and experience working in residential treatment for Children under the Ministry Guidelines are a plus. CPR certification or willingness to be certified.  Ability to speak French and/or other languages considered an asset.  The successful candidate must be available to work a schedule that includes three rotating shifts (days, afternoons, nights). 2 shifts on weekends and stat holidays.

Please reply with cover letter and resume quoting Job Posting #YS-35-18 by December 9th, 2018 to

Loretta Hill-Finamore

Director of Youth Services
Fax: 905-308-9354

Good Shepherd is an equal opportunity employer operating within an anti-racist and anti-oppression framework. We strive to establish workplaces that reflect and are enhanced by the rich diversity of the community we serve.

Good Shepherd welcomes and encourages applications from all people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  If you are in need of accommodations, please contact Human Resources at 905-528-5877 ex 2265 or at


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