GIAG - Job Details
Posted: May 12, 2021
Expires: Jun 11, 2021
The Glengarry Inter-Agency Group Inc. is looking for an experienced and dynamic individual to fill a role in the Youth in Transition Worker Program. The Program aims to aid youth between the ages of 16-24 who are transitioning from C.A.S. care to independence who are looking for support to ease the transition into adulthood.
Shifts are Mon-Fri with flexible hours and the potential to work remotely at times.
Starting Wage: $20-$22 per hour plus Paid Mileage
Current/Clear Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check
Valid Drivers license and access to reliable vehicle
Valid Standard First Aid CPR
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Support youth leaving care of CAS to navigate the transition to adulthood by providing one on one support, through individual meetings, social media and emails; as well as group support. Coaching youth to connect them with education, employment, housing, life skills, mental health and other supports in the communities while respecting confidentiality. Be involved in outreach: planned, coordinated and responsive strategies and activities intended to identify and foster involvement of youth leaving care in YITW program, as well as collaboration with local youth-serving agencies, including Children's Aid Society. Perform administrative duties related to program including but not limited to, responding to telephone and emails, maintaining accurate daily records, tracking registration, attendance and data required by ministry. Ensure supply of resource material, and complete duties assigned by Manager.
University or college level: Social Services, Justice, Humanities areas
Experience: 3-5 years working in the community/with agencies, working with youth in age group
Oral and written proficiency in English and French.
Valid CPR / First Aid Course
Strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work effectively in a team.
Basic computer skills. (Excel, Word Perfect, Word)
Knowledge of community resources
In various locations across SDG as needed
Mainly indoors; some programming may take place outside
Travel to meet with youth, for team meetings, conferences, workshops and community meetings (meetings will take place virtually during Covid lockdowns)
Glengarry Inter Agency Group strives to meet the standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Regulation, and will support candidates to modify our recruitment and selection process, should there be a need to modify or remove barriers in order to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should a candidate be contacted and require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection processes, please notify the Human Resources representative who has contacted you.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Types: Part-time, Contract, Permanent
Salary: $20.00-$22.00 per hour
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible schedule
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- No weekends
GIAG provides all staff with needed PPE and follows all Ministry and EOHU safety guidelines as they pertain to COVID-19.
- DCS / DEC (required)
- Social Service Work: 3 years (required)
- Bilingual - English and French (required)
- G Drivers License (required)