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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:
Part Time
Experience level:
Less than 2 years
Education level:
Some College Coursework

Live-In Resident Worker

Live-In Resident Worker  

McMan Calgary

(Internal/External)

We are currently seeking someone who has a passion for working with youth. The Live-In Resident Worker will live in the home and will be responsible for providing support and general on-site supervision to youth ages 16-24 years during specific hours (mostly evenings and weekends).

It is a rewarding and challenging position that requires you to live on site.  As the Live-In resident worker, you will have your own room (with ensuite) and share all other common spaces. You will be part of a team that supports youth who live full time at Wellington Place.

The Live-In worker’s duties include:

- The successful candidate is required to be available two weeks at 6 days and two weeks at 5 days.

-  Be available in the evening to support youth; daytime availability is not mandatory.

- Conduct minimally weekly walkthroughs of youth’s living space.

- Organize a social event for the youth in the home every month.

- Communicate and reinforce program expectations clearly and transparently.

- Recommend interventions to address needs identified by the client

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

- Support unique needs identified as needed. Work with the staff team to support youth’s individual goals.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Qualified applicants will have two years of related experience working with 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.
  • Some training or educational background in Social Work preferred
  • 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.

 

McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association of Calgary & Area is a responsive and innovative organization making a difference in the lives of more than 2500 vulnerable children, youth and families annually.

We support children, youth and families with complex needs that can include mental health issues, addictions, homelessness, poverty and disability by providing them with the services and supports they need to thrive. As a fundamental practice across all McMan services, we work with individuals to help them maintain and grow relationships that can extend beyond our professional support - lifelong connections that can help people sustain and build on, their strengths and new skills.

Hours: The candidate is required to be available two weeks at 6 days and two weeks at 5 days.

Salary Range: $34,176.00. 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 suitable candidate found

Email:  [email protected]                                           

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.