Youth Wellness Worker

Full-Time | Enaahtig Healing Lodge & Learning Centre, 4184 Vasey Road Victoria Harbour, ON | 1 Position(s) Available


ENAAHTIG HEALING LODGE AND LEARNING CENTRE Has employment opportunities for the following positions: Position: Youth Wellness Worker Term: Full Time upon completion of probation Salary Level: 40,000 – 42,000 with benefits Location: Victoria Harbour, ON Closing Date: September 5, 2019 DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Under the direct supervision of the Youth Program Manager, the Youth Wellness Worker is expected to contribute to the overall function of the residential treatment team. He/she will assist in program planning, design and delivery, participate in training, treatment planning and daily debriefings of program


QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will: • Post Secondary graduate of Child and Youth Worker, or related social work field or 3 year’s experience working directly with youth in residential setting. • Have understanding group dynamics and group process • Have or willing to obtain First Aid/CPR, PMAB and ASIST. • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills • Be aware of current social issues as they affect Indigenous Youth in regards to trauma and addictions • Have a working knowledge of Traditional ceremonies and practices as they pertain to group work and healing approaches • Have appropriate communication skills, able to write reports and case notes • Willing to incorporate the natural surroundings in all aspects of programming • Willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends • Have a valid drivers licence, reliable transportation and obtain or provide a Driver Record Search. • Have a current or willing to obtain a Criminal Records Search including Vulnerable Sector Screening Report. • Be computer literate and able to generate reports as required • Fluency in a First Nations language an asset • Able to work in a team environment • Be a positive role model for clients, co-workers and the community • Consideration of additional skills in the areas of sports/recreation, crafts and outdoor activities