Child and Youth Worker (Casual Long-Term)

  • Niagara Catholic District School Board
  • Welland, ON, Canada
  • May 16, 2024

Job Description

A Child and Youth Worker (CYW) works as a member of the Mental Health and Well-Being team at the school level.

Our c asual CYW staff work on an on-call basis, filling in for school CYW staff on a short term or long-term basis as required.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Flexible work schedule;
  • Inclusive high-performing culture;
  • Casual long-term placements, can lead to eventual permanent positions.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

  • To support the social, emotional and/or behavioural well-being of students;
  • Provide intervention strategies and coordinate appropriate community referrals;
  • By implementing a team approach, students will be supported in a professional and confidential manner.

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • Completion of a three-year, post-secondary diploma in a Child and Youth Care program or equivalent;
  • Up to three months related employment or volunteer experience with children;
  • First aid, CPR, and intervention strategies;
  • Team-oriented person with well-developed interpersonal skills;
  • Knowledge of community agencies and organizations;
  • Working understanding of related hardware and software;
  • In addition, may be called upon to perform other duties/responsibilities comparable to the above as the above; describes only the typical primary features of this position.

LOCATIONS: Must be able to travel to all locations within the Niagara Catholic District School Board jurisdiction.

HOURS:

  • Varies as needed on a casual on call basis for long-term placements. Must be available Monday to Friday for Elementary and Secondary School hours.

At Niagara Catholic, we are an equal opportunity employer that values and celebrates diversity with qualified staff who reflect the communities we serve. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

The Niagara Catholic District School Board is committed to accommodating the individual needs of job candidates within our recruitment processes, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you are contacted by the Niagara Catholic District School Board, please advise if you require an accommodation. We thank all candidates for applying; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We thank all candidates for applying; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Reference #

Child and Youth Worker (Casual Long-Term)