Summer Student - Shelter Child & Youth Worker
- 14.00 - 0 hourly
- City Of Ottawa
The Shelter Child and Youth Worker is responsible for the development, planning and delivery of age appropriate recreation activities for children and youth residing at the shelter. The worker provides services to children and youth following the shelter's client service model. They ensure the safety and security of children and youth for on-site and off-site activities.
Education & Experience
Minimum of one (1) year but less than two (2) years of related experience is required:
- Working with a vulnerable population.
- Multi-cultural / low income / homeless
Language, Certificates & Licenses
First Aid - Level C required.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Record Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
English oral, reading, writing required.
French oral, reading, writing may be required for some positions.
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.
Child development stages.
Child and youth behaviour management strategies.
City of Ottawa Shelter System
Computer programs e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook
Competencies & Skills
Work well with children and youth from diverse social/economical and cultural/ethnical background
Time management and organization skills
Good communication skills (oral)
Crisis intervention skills