Front Line Worker

Petawawa Employment Service
  • Post Date: November 8, 2019
  • Apply Before: November 22, 2019
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Front Line Worker

Front Line Worker

Columbus House (Pembroke) Inc.
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: November 7th 2019
Description:
Columbus House Pembroke is a non-profit organization that provides a residential program for youth. This program involves education and focuses on independent living skills, job preparation and learning household responsibilities.  Staff also facilitate an Outdoor Leadership Program which involves 3-4 trips with the residents per year.

We are looking for a creative and passionate Front Line Workers to work in our residential program. This is a part-time position. This position includes day, evening and overnight (sleeping) shifts and primarily involves weekend shifts.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting residents to learn independent living abilities and providing guidance where needed
  • Working with the youth in the residence in the role of assisting their needs
  • Informal counselling and assisting with appointments
  • Being part of a client-centred program offering individualized support
  • Facilitating in the acquisition of life skills including healthy lifestyle, appointment management, cooking, budgeting and accessing educational and employment resources
  • Assisting in the development of a healthy social network of family and interpersonal relationships
Qualifications
  • SSW, CYW or a diploma or degree in a related field
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work independently and be effective in crisis situations
  • Must have and maintain a valid Ontario driver’s licence
  • Experience working with youth or “at-risk” populations is an asset
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset

A clear criminal reference check is necessary for the successful applicant.

Additional Information
Columbus House is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation or age.

Thank you for your interest in Columbus House. The candidates we feel have the best opportunity for success in this role will be contacted for an interview.

Contact Information
Tiffiny Hughes, Supervisor, Residential & Teen Compass Progr
Columbus House (Pembroke) Inc.
Pembroke, Ontario

Email: thughes@columbushouse.ca
Website: www.columbushouse.ca

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