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JOB POSTING:

Lifespan

Child and Youth Worker

Child and Youth Worker

STATUS/POSITION TYPE:

Permanent Full time

COMPENSATION:

UNIONIZED:

$28.65 to $33.71/hour

Yes

LOCATION:

Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk

As part of the Lifespan team, the CYW provides support and counseling in the delivery of individual or family intervention to address issues such as loss/grief, relationships, communication and to develop coping strategies and advocacy skills.

In addition, services are provided in the areas of child behaviour issues, support and education, provision of group treatment programs and goal based care plans.

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YOU BELONG HERE.

Lansdowne Children’s Centre is an equal opportunity employer that values equity, diversity and inclusion.
• HOOPP Pension Plan
• Extended Health Care
o Dental Care
o Life Insurance
o Vision Care
• Paid time off
o 20 vacation days per year
o 2 paid floater days
o 3 paid days off between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
o 5 paid emergency leave days
o Up to 20 paid sick days per year
• Casual Dress

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:

• Child and Youth Worker diploma from a recognized college or a Child and Youth Care degree from a recognized university
• Eligibility for membership and/or certification from the Child and Youth Counsellor professional association (OACYC)
• Extensive hands-on experience of at least 2 years in providing service for children/youth with physical and/or developmental needs including those who are emotionally troubled. Experience should include: teaching life skills, conflict resolution and/or anger management skills; facilitating change in children, youth and their families; implementation of a range of prevention, intervention and treatment strategies on both an individual and group basis, assessment and development of treatment/care plans

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

• Valid driver’s license and personal transportation
• Proof of immunizations, including full COVID-19 vaccination (Two Doses).

Child and Youth Worker

Lansdowne Children’s Centre provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.

If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted

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