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Job (Edmonton): Social Worker – iHuman Youth Society

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Job (Edmonton): Social Worker – iHuman Youth Society

iHuman

Accepting applications until position filled.

iHuman Youth Society is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to serve marginalized youth to promote their reintegration into the community through a program involving crisis intervention, arts mentorship, and life skills development.

Reporting to the Director Caring Services, the Social Worker will work in a collaborative team to deliver crisis intervention and outreach services to iHuman clientele.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide crisis intervention and outreach services utilizing a harm reduction philosophy to vulnerable youth aged 12-24 years;
  • Establish trust relationships with youth with an aim to develop case planning, de-escalation and goal setting action plans;
  • Facilitate and provide advocacy for iHuman, clients and their families where necessary with external agencies, government services or community resources;
  • Other outreach support as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Registered Social Worker designation with Alberta College of Social Work;
  • Minimum two-year diploma/certificate in social work;
  • Experience working with marginalized populations including vulnerable youth;
  • Experience facilitating youth with court appearances, accessing treatment etc.;
  • Knowledge of harm reduction approaches to engaging youth with multiple challenges including mental illness, addictions and fetal alcohol syndrome;
  • Exceptional interviewing, case planning and interpersonal skills;
  • Exceptional professionalism and personal ethics;
  • Must pass a Criminal Record Check, Child and Youth Services Check;
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to vehicle.

Hours of Work: 37.5 hour work week, 11:00–7:00pm, flexibility in schedule required.

Salary: $39,520 – $47,840 per annum ($19.00-$23.00 p/hr.).

Posting Closes: Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.

To Apply: Forward resume and cover letter to:
HR Consultant at recruitment.echrss@shaw.ca

Note: Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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