Crossroads House provides housing for street-involved youth. We provide residents with stability and the supports necessary to address issues that lead to sexual exploitation and homelessness. Services include on-site education, addiction supports and psychological intervention.
As a member of the Crossroads House team, the youth worker’s primary responsibilities will be to maintain a safe and healthy living environment, manage client case work, provide direct care to residential clients, and to provide additional support to the program as needed using the Client Centered Approach
- Strong interpersonal, non-judgmental, empathetic, flexible and ability to work with initiative and independence.
- Some post-secondary diploma or degree in a human service field AND 6 months of related experience.
- Criminal Record clearance and Child Welfare Information System clearance.
- Standard First Aid and Suicide Intervention Training.
- Valid Driver License
- Operation of personal vehicle.
- Aptitude and skill in computer use and database entry.
- Knowledge of inner city, addiction, poverty, mental health, abuse and multicultural issues would be an asset.
- Knowledge of CCA (Client Centered Approach)
- Willingness to learn/adapt to the CCA (Client Centered Approach) model.
- Flexible to do shift work on short notice.
Up to 20 hours per week.
Alternating day and evening weekend shifts:
Day shift Evening shift
Saturday: 8am to 3pm Friday: 6pm to 10pm
Sunday: 8am to 3pm Saturday: 3pm to 10pm
Sunday: 3pm to 11:30pm
For a full job description, please see our website: www.e4calberta.org/employment.html
Please submit your résumé to:
- Fax: 780.425.5911
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.