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Youth Cultural Outreach Worker (Contract) New Salary

Youth Cultural Outreach Worker (Contract) New Salary

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Youth Cultural Outreach Worker

Job Overview:

Under the direction of the Specialized Services Supervisor, the Youth Cultural Outreach Worker with work with a new youth outreach team serving youth aged 14-24 residing within the Districts of Sudbury and Manitoulin to provide outreach based intensive cultural supports as part of the outreach based wholistic wellness supports.  The Youth Cultural Outreach Worker is required to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends to provide cultural supports where the youth are residing, along within community settings and member communities within the Districts of Sudbury and Manitoulin to attend community cultural and wholistic wellness services, supports and events with youth. The Youth Cultural Outreach Worker will work in collaboration with the cultural team and traditional resources for the preservation and promotion of traditional practices within member First Nations, to support the youth’s overall wellness through strengthening cultural identity and ensuring youth stay connected with their culture, language, and community.

Qualifications

Education:

·        A Child and Youth Worker Diploma preferred. A diploma or degree in a related field in combination with related experience may be considered.

 

Experience:

·        Two (2) years of direct minimum experience with at-risk populations.

·        Required experience in delivery of cultural services and programs with youth and youth adults.

·        Experience working with youth aged 14-24 including knowledge of harm reduction, safety planning, and crisis intervention.

·        Lived experiences as a First Nation community member in the First Nation/Urban community setting.

·        Previous work with coordinating and developing services with Indigenous youth is an asset.

 

Duties:

·        The primary role of the Youth Cultural Outreach Worker is the delivery of, and coordination of outreach based wholistic cultural supports with youth served by KGCFS aged 14-24.

·        The Youth Cultural Outreach Worker will join the Youth Advisory Council and Youth Coordination planning and circles to elicit feedback from the youth relative to cultural services and supports and assist with delivery of services and supports.

·        The Youth Cultural Outreach Worker will provide direct individual and group cultural supports and services and coordinate with external providers as recommended, and will be knowledgeable in traditional practices, ceremonies, and teachings to deliver accordingly.

·        Collaborate with the cultural and specialized service teams to provide youth led planning, development and delivery of cultural events and activities.

  • Must be willing to comply with KGCFS COVID 19 Policy

 

Applicants are encouraged to visit our website at www.kgcfs.org/employment to review the job description.

 

Please submit your application marked “Confidential – Position: Youth Cultural Outreach Worker”. Include in your application

a cover letter, resume, and (3) three reference letters – two (2) employment related from recent employers.

Please also detail in your application: education, employment experience, and cultural participation.

Applications are accepted and in the following order of preference: by email, fax or in person, at

 

Human Resources – Confidential

Youth Cultural Outreach Worker

Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services

Main Office – 98 Pottawatomi Avenue,

Wikwemikong, Ontario P0P 2J0

Fax: (705) 859-2195

Email: hr@kgcfs.org

 

At KGCFS we are committed to providing a barrier-free work environment following the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process. KGCFS services is based on a highly specialized approach to the delivery of child welfare in our area. Preference will be given to Anishinaabe Candidates (please self-identify). Miigwetch for your application, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to submit the following: satisfactory Criminal Reference Check (within 3 months of application date), Vulnerable Sector Check and Driver’s Abstract.

 

Salary Rate: 59,559
Hours Per Week: 35
Start date: 2022-09-16
Email: hr@kgcfs.org
Phone Number: 7053702100
Contact Name: Human Resources

To apply for this job email your details to hr@kgcfs.org

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