Niagara Folk Arts Employment Opportunities

The Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre is a community based non-profit charitable organization whose team of professional staff and volunteers provide vital settlement services to newcomers as they strive to create a rewarding life in Canada, and is currently seeking part time ($18.00 per hour – includes evenings and weekends minimum 10 hours per week) Youth Workers within our Youth Services Department. These positions are based on a 10 month contract and will commence October 1st, 2018. The selected candidates with be working with newcomer youth between the age 10 and up.

JOB SUMMARY

  • Design, facilitate and promote youth activities inclusive of outdoor education including hiking, camping, survival skills, etc.
  • Provide direct youth support and supervision – will include 2 overnight camp excursions in the late spring/early summer
  • Assist the youth with skills development though a strengths based focus

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Youth Workers are responsible for:

  • ensuring a safe and cooperative environment is maintained
  • providing referrals to community supports as requested
  • providing direct supervision of clients
  • assisting in the maintenance and creation of a youth space within the Centre
  • attending staff and agency meetings as required

QUALIFICATIONS

Youth Workers require:

  • reliability, compassion and commitment
  • some post-secondary education in social-services related field; knowledge and or certification in the Duke of Edinburough program is preferred
  • experience working with youth age 10 and up
  • criminal record check required
  • preference will be given to those who speak Arabic fluently
  • C.P.R. and First Aid considered an asset

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Please apply by submitting cover letter and resume BY EMAIL ONLY to [email protected]
Attn.: Youth Services Coordinator
Deadline for applications is Friday, September 7th at 4pm