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Day Treatment Child and Youth Worker

  • Posted:Sep 18, 2019
  • Apply by:Sep 28, 2019
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Experienced (non manager)
  • Location
  • Mount Albert, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Nonprofit
  • Company Type
  • Nonprofit

About this position


Full Time

The Child and Youth Worker, reporting to a Program Coordinator, is an integral part of the day treatment program, working closely with a program classroom Teacher and the larger team of CYW’s and Teachers to maintain a therapeutic environment that addresses the academic, social and emotional needs of students. The primary focus of this role is to assist children to develop their self-esteem and social skills, to learn to build meaningful relationships and to modify dysfunctional behaviours.  The Child and Youth Worker in day treatment also works directly with families and school board personnel to ensure consistent communication and treatment planning. 

Education and Experience:

The Child and Youth Worker will possess a Child and Youth Worker or Social Service diploma from a recognized Community College or a Bachelor of Arts degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.   

Other Requirements:

  • Up-to-date Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Formal Crisis Intervention Training (UMAB) preferred
  • Possess a valid Ontario Drivers License and access to a reliable motor vehicle
  • Work from mid-August to July 31 annually and report to work daily, in keeping with the school calendar, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • During July, work as part of an integrated team to help facilitate a four-week summer program with other staff and teachers

A good candidate will:

  • Demonstrate initiative, integrity & honesty
  • Demonstrate the ability to engender trust and act from a place of personal integrity 
  • Be a confident decision maker and demonstrate a commitment to the children and the ability to be an active part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrate responsibility for inclusive behaviour toward staff, students and clients
  • Demonstrate capacity to work with diverse values and cultures
  • Ability to work under pressure and in crisis situations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as observation and assessment skills
  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Be familiar with computers for the purposes of data entry, information sourcing and report writing

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Please apply by September 27, 2019

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