Youth Worker

By February 13, 2019 Partner Opportunities

ABOUT PBCNHS
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Health Services is an incorporated non-profit First Nations health organization delivering health programs in the communities of Pelican Narrows, Deschambault Lake, Southend and Sturgeon Landing. PBCN Health Services is committed to striving for excellence, innovation and strengthening community development in health delivery.
Position Overview and Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Holistic Health Coordinator, the Youth Worker is responsible for providing individual and group support services with the purpose of developing life skills and personal well-being for the youth within the community. In collaboration with the Holistic Health team, the youth worker will undertake the planning, development, coordination and implementation of support services.

Job Duties

  • Promoting community-based youth programs that encourage healthy lifestyles
  • Assessing the needs of the youth and planning programs and services that meet these needs
  • Participating in inter-agency meetings, programs, and initiatives
  • Organizing and implementing planned activities for the youth and their families in cooperation with the school, health and recreation committees
  • Assisting other Health Team members in the delivery of health related programs involving youth/families
  • Referring at-risk youth to the appropriate health professional for follow-up
  • Acting as liaison between the youth and other community agencies regarding health and social issues
  • Maintaining a positive image and being a role model for the youth
  • Preparing regular monthly and statistical reports
  • Other related duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Experience working with youth
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and facilitate group sessions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, strong computer and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be self-motivated, creative, willing to learn, eager to help
  • Must have a valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Current Satisfactory Criminal Record Clearance & Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Ability to speak Cree is an asset
Benefits
Benefits:   PBCNHS offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package such as Northern Allowance, Extended Health Care and Pension
How to Apply
Please send resumes and cover letters with professional references to:
Rose Michel, Health Director – rmichel@pbcnhs.ca
Angelique Canada Health Centre, Pelican Narrows, Saskatchewan
Telephone: (306) 632-2046 Fax: (306) 632-2141
* Only qualified individuals being considered will be contacted for an interview.
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