Special Services Youth Worker Full Time
Aunt Leah’s Place is a non-profit organization that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children.
To support youth on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training, and coaching on essential life skills.
We have a full time regular opportunity : for day shift with variable hours including flexibility for weekends.
Job Summary : Works in a one-to-one capacity developing reliable, consistent supporting relationships and assisting youth in the Support Link Program on their journey to growth and self-sufficiency with one of the many goals being that of preventing homelessness.
Works within a semi-independent living residential setting to provide a variety of support services such as conflict resolution, counselling, crisis intervention, supervision and transportation to youth with moderate to severe behavioral issues.
From a strengths based approach and intervention will work to identify strengths, issues and areas of risks. Develops and implements short-term and long term goals and strategies within program guidelines.