The Summer Youth worker is a temporary summer position. The position will be running a summer program under the supervision of the Youth Program Coordinator and Youth Facilitors. The Summer Youth Worker will be responsible for running the summer program for the purpose of helping newcomer children/youth develop and strengthen academic, physical and social skills during the summer time. They will be responsible for providing activities such as arts & craft, life skills, recreational activities, and workshops.
The Summer Youth worker reports directly to the Youth Facilitators and is responsible for administering and delivering programs for youth in the community.
- Implement strategies that include planned daily activities, coordinated treatment interventions, structured environments, and organized recreational and social activities
- Deliver programming equipped towards immigrant and refugee youth
- Lead specialized activities in program areas such as wellness, arts & crafts,social skill building, educational activities, team building, games and/or creative challenges, life skills, technology related activities, etc.
- Provide information and workshops to children/youth.
- Establish trusting and meaningful 1-to-1 relationships with children, youth and families
- Ensure the safety and well-being of each participant whether online or in-person.
- Conduct outreach and retention activities to ensure adequate program attendance and participation.
- Model positive and proactive attitudes, behaviors, and language.
- Support and supervise children and youth participants and volunteers.
- Represent AIWCC and those we serve at relevant community meetings and
- Report to the Youth Program Coordinator.
Traits & Skills
Child and youth care workers should enjoy working with young people and families, keeping in touch with others involved in the helping process and finding innovative solutions to problems.
The Summer Youth Worker must demonstrate:
- Ability to administer youth programs
- Team building skills
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Decision making skills.
- Effective advocacy skills
- The ability to work in a team environment with children, youth and families and other professionals
- Computer skills including the ability to operate spreadsheets and word processing.
- Must be in post secondary education.
- Summer Youth Worker must be familiar with the developmental, educational, emotional, social and recreational needs of young people and families.
- Previous work experience with young people is a definite asset.
- Must be organized, punctual and reliable.
- Being able to work independently and in a team setting.
- Hourly rate : $15/hr
- Duration: From June 26,2023 to August 31,2023 for 30 hours a week
Interested candidates should apply at their earliest opportunity. The positions will remain open until successful candidates have been selected. If you think you are a great fit , please submit your resume to Shukri Othman at Shukri.firstname.lastname@example.org
AIWCC supports equal employment opportunities and encourages applicants of diversity. Our policies and procedures are intended to be non-discriminatory and barrier-free, in accordance with the Alberta Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Albertans with Disabilities Act. Please advise us of any accommodation measures you may require during our recruitment and selection process.