Youth Support Worker – Safety Sensitive
WHO ARE WE?
Onion Lake Family Services supports families by collaborating with our community and elders to assist our children, youth and families to thrive in a nurturing and safe environment. Onion Lake Cree Nation is a Plains Cree First Nation in Treaty Six Territory bordering the Alberta and Saskatchewan Provincial Border, approximately 50 km North of Lloydminster. The Nation has approximately 585 square km of land area and a membership of approximately 6500. Onion Lake Family Services is an incorporated body that serves the children and families in the community. We pride ourselves as being a leader among Indigenous communities providing services related to child welfare and protection. Part of our service is also to provide Enhanced Prevention whereby we offer innovative programs and services that enrich the well-being, health and prosperity of children and families. We strive to provide program delivery to support a thriving and self-reliant future for the members of Onion Lake Cree Nation.
The Youth Support Worker(s) will create and build healthy relationships with our children in care, children at risk of being in care and high risk youth in the community. The worker will create a positive network of support for these children and youth. The Youth Support Worker will report to the Prevention Supervisor.
LOCATION: Onion Lake Family Services
TERM: 1 Permanent Position
CORE HOURS: Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Please note, some evenings and weekends may occasionally be required
Based on these services, we are seeking an energetic, conscientious, and detail oriented individual who enjoys making a difference, being part of a team, and takes pride in his or her career.
As a Youth Support Worker, your responsibilities will include:
· Youth care worker certificate or diploma, social work certificate or diploma. Equivalences will be considered
· Related work experience will be considered
· Valid Class 5 Driver’s License with acceptable driver’s abstract
DEADLINE DATE: Tuesday. October 4, 2022 at 4:30 PM
We thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants with completed applications will be contacted for an interview
If you meet the above requirements, please submit the following:
· Cover letter
· Resume with dates specified
· 3 current references with numbers
· Current criminal record check with vulnerable sector
· Current drivers abstract
Submit applications to: Tina Burton, RPR, CMP
Onion Lake Family Services
Box 29 Onion Lake, SK S0M 2E0
Fax: 306 344 4755
Date Posted: September 20, 2022