Youth Services Officer

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date May 15, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board
Location Brantford, ON
Category Admin / Office
Client Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board
Contact Information
officemanager@npaamb.com

HERE WE GROW AGAIN!
LOOKING FOR DYNAMIC INDIVIDUALS TO JOIN OUR TEAM!

YOUTH SERVICE OFFICER

Contract Position: (40 Hours per week; 12 months with possibility of renewal) or until May 31, 2019

Location:   30 Brant Ave, Brantford, Ontario

Under the direction of the NPAAMB Executive Director, the Youth Services Officer is responsible for providing career and employment counseling, facilitating recruitment and intake of new youth clients in order to secure employment opportunities for residents within the catchment areas.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating Career Planning and Case Management for individual Youth clients;
  • Identifying and Implementing employment/training opportunities to assist clients in the school, workplace and in the community;
  • Assisting individuals and communities to secure funding for employment and skills development training initiatives through a local delivery service network;
  • Provide adequate services resulting in increased employment opportunities and reduced individual dependence on social programs;
  • Regularly administer, Monitor and Track Client results in Training, Back to School and/or Employment, compile case-management data into Contact IV and/or KETO;
  • Develop local employer partnerships within the Niagara area

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

  • Post Secondary diploma or degree in Social Sciences or equivalency of, and/or a minimum, three years (3) proven work experience in a client case management, human and/or social servies
  • Experience and awareness of career/employment counseling techniques, group facilitation, individual case management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to market NPAAMB services to prospective partners and employers in catchment area by utilizing excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven self starter with strong planning, time management and analytical skills,
  • Experience working with youth ages 15-30
  • Experience working with Indigenous clients and awaress of Indigenous history, culture(s) and demographics considered an asset
  • Proficient understanding of labour market information (LMI) relevant to southern Ontario considered an asset
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with Youth, Aboriginal community, community groups and employers in the local catchment area.
  • Clear criminal record check/ acceptable vulnerable sector check
  • Valid driver’s license and access to insured, licenced automobile

All applicant are encouraged to request job description. For complete job description please contact officemanager@npaamb.com

Please send via mail (must arrive by deadline) or email your resume with three (3) work related references to:

Shari St. Peter, Executive Director
recruitment@npaamb.com
Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board
50 Generations Drive, 2nd Flr, Box 9
Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0
Closing Date: Monday, May 28, 2018 by 12:00PM sharp
Start Date:  as soon as possible

All offers of employment are contingent upon receipt and acceptance of Vulnerable Sector CPIC.

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