SCP Youth Support Worker (Multiple)

Youth Services · Regina, Saskatchewan
Department Youth Services
Employment Type Full Time/Part Time/Casual
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Title: Youth Support Worker (Multiple Positions)

Reports to: Case Manager, Housing Director, Shelter Director

Based at: Youth Shelter, Peer Home

Employment: Full Time, Part Time, Casual

Pay Range: Wage determined based on education and experience

3-month probation and review

Start Date: Ongoing

What we offer!

Are you looking for a fun back job in a casual and supportive setting? Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of youth? Do you want to positively impact the community? If so, this could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. We are a progressive agency passionately committed to supporting our staff and youth through strength based and trauma informed approaches. 

What does a Youth Support Worker do?

As an SCP’s Youth Support Worker, your primary role is to provide trauma informed, strength based, relationship focused, and youth centered support to the residents of SCP's shelter and/or peer homes. You will supervise, engage with, and make sure all needs of the youth are met. Reporting on youth progress and administration is required. In the Youth Support Worker role you will be responsible for supporting and implementing case management plans, assisting with programming development and delivery, supporting/assisting youth with activities of daily living and life skill development, and modeling/championing positive relationships and healthy choices. Before the end of your shift you are responsible for documenting all pertinent information and communicating pressing concerns to the case management team. 

What you bring to the table!

  • Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Clearance
  • The ability to remain calm in escalated/crisis situations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience working with:
    • An Indigenous population
    • Vulnerable populations with challenging behaviors
    • Youth with varying abilities, cognitive impairments, & developmental delays
    • Youth currently or previously having experienced exploitation
    • Youth struggling with substance misuse or addictions
    • Youth currently or previously gang affiliated
    • Youth centered philosophy, trauma informed care, & strength based approaches
  • Administration and documentation
  • Mac Computers, Microsoft Office, Google Drive
  • Preference will be given to applicants with:
    • Conflict Resolution, Crisis Intervention, & DPVS
    • ASIST, Mental Health First Aid, & Suicide Prevention Training
    • CPR/First-Aid (B), Water Safety, & Food Safe

What you get in return!

  • Making a difference in the lives of the youth of our community
  • Continuous learning & professional development opportunities
  • A genuine & passionate work family
  • Vacation pay
  • Flexibility in Scheduling
  • Opportunity for movement & growth within SCP

The successful candidate may be eligible for a full benefit package (life, ad&d, dental, vision care, extended health coverage {includes massage, chiropractor, etc, *matching RRSP contributions).

In the interest of giving all internal staff the opportunity to apply for open positions within the Agency, job postings will generally be offered internally first. As an equal opportunity employer we are committed to reflect the diversity of the youth we serve, and fully support inclusivity in the workplace. We strongly encourage Indigenous applicants to consider this opportunity.

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  • Location
    Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Department
    Youth Services
  • Employment Type
    Full Time/Part Time/Casual
  • Minimum Experience