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Company Name:
McMan Youth, Family & Community Services Association
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Live in Resident Worker - Trinity Place

Live in Resident Worker - Trinity Place

McMan Calgary Region

(Internal/External)

We are currently seeking someone who has a passion for working with youth. The Live-In Resident Worker will be responsible for providing support and general on-site supervision to pregnant and/or parenting youth, between the ages of 15-24, who require supported housing.

 The Live-In Worker’s duties include:

1. Keep accurate/up to date contact notes on each youth living in the home.

2. Communicate key issues/challenges regarding individual clients to other program   staff.

3. Promote life skills and parenting skills.

4. Conduct regular walkthroughs of youth’s living space.

5. Organize social events for the youth in the home throughout the month and support with educational sessions.

6. Communicate and reinforce program expectations clearly and transparently to the youth.

7. Respect the various cultural and heritage needs of the youth.

8. Recommend interventions and support unique needs identified by the case workers or program staff (i.e. medical support, urgent needs etc.).

9. Provide support and develop relationships with the youth and their families.

10. Ensure Trinity Place is maintained in a clean manner, with all maintenance and/or repairs reported to the

Trinity supervisor. Emergency evacuation drills must be done as per McMan policy with monthly evacuation drills, and maintenance of first aid kit.

11. Work with the staff team to support youth’s individual goals.

12. Model stable, responsible, consistent lifestyle and socially appropriate behavior for the youth.

As a Live-In Resident Worker, you will have your own bedroom with a shared bathroom, kitchen and living area. You will have direct contact with the case workers as well as support from other program staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Qualified applicants will have two years of related experience working with children /at risk youth and/or families.
  • A good knowledge of resources and youth services in the community.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage with youth.
  • Educational background and experience in Social Work or related field.
  • This role may require the use of your personal vehicle with a minimum of $2,000,000.00 personal third party liability insurance coverage and a Driver’s Abstract.
  • A current Police Check and Child Intervention check are also required.

Hours:  The Resident Worker is required to be in the home and available overnight for 12 hours, 6 days per week (between 7pm and 9am), three out of six evenings from 6pm to 9pm, and four to six hours each weekend. Active engagement with the youth is required in the evenings and weekends. One day of relief is provided per week. This is a great opportunity for someone who works during the day or is in school and looking for evening and weekend work.

McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association of Calgary & Area delivers more than 20 programs that evoke positive changes and improve the quality of our community. Each year, more than 2,300 individuals are enriched by our services, which focus on family and caregiver support, youth and outreach services, youth homelessness and housing support, support for families with children with disabilities, and support for individuals and families affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). A strong team of dedicated professionals, coupled with dynamic community partners, work to create responsive programs as diverse as the individuals we support.

Salary Range: $30,984 annually. Please note there will be a rental taxable benefit that will be applied to your pay each month (rent and utilities are included).  

Closing Date: Competition will be open until a suitable candidate is found
Submit To:     
Email:  [email protected]

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted