Youth Engagement Worker - Temporary

The Family Resource Network offers a wide range of cultural programming for children and their families, aligning with both the principle-based practices and the Well-being and Resiliency Framework (2019). Bent Arrow’s Centre or Hub will provide prevention and early intervention support to youth in Edmonton, Alberta. This position is a temporary contract position until Aug 31, 2022. 

 Responsibilities

  • Provide group support using a harm reduction and strength-based approach.
  • Build supportive and professional relationships with youth.
  • Connect with participants to assess their situation and determine the types of services required, and eligibility.
  • Provide supports and resources to help participants resolve social and personal problems.
  • Plan programs with the assistance of participants.
  • Refer participants to relevant youth agencies and supports.
  • Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team working in the Family Resource Network Hub.
  • Act as an advocate for participant groups in the community.
  • Perform administrative tasks and record activities, outcomes and registration in a database
  • Complete outreach with community youth to engage with Hub activities
  • Develop and facilitate activities for youth in the Hub
  • Build positive relationships with community to better support the youth
  • Have ability to provide programing in person or via the internet

Qualification Requirements

  • Degree or diploma in a Human Services preferred
  • 2-4 years work-related experience is preferred.
  • Experience working with Indigenous youth is an asset
  • Must have own vehicle and be willing to transport clients.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and willing to obtain a drivers abstract
  • Must have 2-million-dollar liability insurance coverage
  • Experience with Microsoft office and database such as Efforts to Outcome (ETO).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector and Intervention Record Check (within a 6-month period from date of completion).

 Salary and Benefits

  • Salary plus monthly auto allowance.
  • Paid sick and wellness days after 3 months’ probation (pro-rated)
  • Working approximately 34.5 hours per week

How to Apply

You can send your cover letter and resume via hr@bentarrow.ca