Vantage
 

Youth Counsellor (Relief)

The Youth Counselor is the primary worker with young people, normally on rotating shifts that provide coverage twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week, and is a contributing member of a team providing service to young people.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implements and maintains a structured environment that fosters the development of an appropriate level of personal and social functioning for each youth.
  • Is an effective, mature and appropriate role model for each youth to utilize in his/her growth.
  • Works effectively with other members of the treatment team in providing a therapeutic milieu.
  • Participates actively in supervisory meetings, team meetings, retreats, planning sessions, and designated in-service training as required.
  • Maintains appropriate records.
  • Maintains the upkeep of the residential living space of the unit as applicable, and ensures the provision of a program that fits the requirements of the Licensing Department.
  • Is responsible for a variety of tasks associated with program functioning including meal preparation, cleaning, and transportation of young people.

Qualifications

Diploma/Undergraduate Degree (or actively enrolled) in Human Services such as; Child and Youth Care, Social Work, Psychology Nursing, and some related experience. Experience in working with young people preferred. Current CPR and First Aid Certification. Must have own transportation & valid driver’s license. Personal suitability.

Relief Hourly Rate:
$15.15/hr – $18.10/hr.
$17.24/hr – $20.59/hr.

Applicants are sincerely thanked in advance for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Competition closes when positions are filled.

Resumes can be emailed to HR@vantagecommunityservices.ca, faxed to (403) 346-3225, or forwarded to:

Human Resources
Vantage Community Services
4920 54 Street
Red Deer, AB T4N 2G8

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