Reporting to the Prevention Program Manager, the Youth Mentor is responsible for carrying out the duties as outlined herein.
The Youth Mentor is responsible for providing direct child and youth services that promotes individual wellness, healthy relationships, and lifestyle choices. This role includes providing the children and youth with support services, advocacy, programs, and activities. Ability to demonstrate Leadership skills while role modeling, mentoring, and coaching.
• Adhere to the Personnel Policy as set out by the Chief and Council.
• Always maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
• Work closely with the Prevention Program Manager and all front-line workers.
• Promote the Prevention program to community membership as opportunities arise.
• Work within the case management team to support family centered case plans focusing on the short- and long-term goals for the children/youth ensuring on-going supports are available.
• Providing information of available community services and supports to the children/youth in need.
• Promote and provide information on effective healthy lifestyle choices and resiliency.
• Support and assist in the development of culturally based projects and activities that are land based.
• Link and support children/youth to attend activities in community pertaining to children/youth.
• Have an understanding and promote/teach healthy strategies pertaining to parent teen conflict and anger management.
• Develop and provide monthly case reports as necessary (guided and supported by the Case Manager)
• Have an awareness pertaining to the safety of the child/youth and report issues to the appropriate authority.
• Maintain confidential, accurate, and documentation as per best practice standard (guided and supported by the Case Manager)
• Maintain statistical data and prepare monthly, interim, and final activity reports as needed by community.
• Conduct all tasks regarding all relevant policies and procedures and legislation.
• Preform other duties assigned by the Prevention Program Manager within the scope of duties.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Must possess a two-year Youth Care diploma or equivalent training and/or relevant experience in the Human Services Field.
• The ability to speak Cree, and effective understanding of Cree culture, spiritually, values and experience working with First Nations communities is considered an asset.
• Must have a solid understanding of healthy family functioning.
• Knowledge of First Nations history, the effects of colonization and the impacts to the emotional, physiological, physical, and spiritual well-being.
• An understanding of family-of-origin issues and their impact on the family and community.
• Knowledge and understanding to recognize, analyze and ability to diffuse potential conflict through effective problem solving and decision-making skills.
• Knowledge or willing to learn about case management, crisis intervention strategies and best practice standards.
• Ability to build winning relationships with clients, internal and external resources, team members and administration through strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Must possess strong team building skills and a positive professional work ethic.
• Demonstrate the ability to be a positive role model.
• Willing to work flexible hours with some evening and weekend work.
• Working knowledge of PC software applications.
• First Aid/CPR would be an asset and or willing to obtain certification.
• Must have a valid Saskatchewan Driver’s License, reliable vehicle and meet the community insurance requirements.
This is a full-time position and salary will be based on qualifications and relevant experience. Interested candidates are requested to send in their CPIC and VSC, resume with a cover letter detailing your qualifications and with 3 references to: to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject title and job number “Youth Mentor, Job #21-25” by Monday October 18,2021 at 4:30 PM
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