Youth Worker Assistant

Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families

April 14, 2021

Position: Youth Worker Assistant

Hours: 4-8 hours per week – Determinate to March 31, 2022

Salary Range: $15.90 - $19.68 per hour + vacation pay


POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Manager of Youth Programs, the Youth Worker

Assistant uses a team approach in the planning and delivery of the youth evening

activities. The Youth Worker Assistant will work with the Youth Life Promotions team on preparing and delivering evening programs for youth ages 13-24.


KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assist in the delivery of programs and activities for youth;

• In collaboration with the youth team plan, schedule and deliver weekly Sports

After School program and activities;

• Assist with other youth programming activities as required;

• Facilitate a positive experience for participants;

• Provide emotional support and encouragement to all participants;

• Always ensure participant and staff safety;

• Upkeep all administrative records (e.g. attendance);

• Write incident reports as needed;

• Attend staff meetings and training sessions as required;

• Promote the regular exchange of information about children and program,

between staff and parents;


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

• Fluency in Inuktitut would be an asset;

• Experience working with Inuit or Indigenous communities;

• Knowledge of the needs of Inuit children and families;

• Knowledge of Inuit culture and community;

• Knowledge of behaviour management strategies for children and youth;

• Knowledge of Inuit and non-Inuit community services and supports for children

and youth;

• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;

• Ability to operate computer systems and relevant software;

• Effective leadership skills;

• Ability to respond effectively in crisis situations;

• Ability to work in a collaborative team environment;

• Ability to function effectively in a high-stress, high noise environment;

• Flexibility; and

• Enthusiasm and commitment to children.


QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

• Inuit descent preferred;

• Some High School; and

• Experience working with Inuit or Indigenous communities


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

• Medical certification of good health;

• TB Test, if applicable, and other immunizations up-to-date;

• Negative COVID-19 test;

• Police Record Check – Vulnerable Sector required in keeping with Inuuqatigiit

Centre Personnel Policies and Procedures; and

• First Aid/CPR certification or willingness to become certified.


Please apply with cover letter and resume by 5:00 p.m. on Friday,

April 23, 2021 to: hrmanager@inuuqatigiit.ca

• We thank all who apply for this position. Only those applicants selected for an

interview will be contacted.

• When two equally qualified candidates are considered for the same position,

preference will be given to the candidate of Inuit descent