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Summer Youth Worker with Newcomers

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Job Title
Summer Youth Worker with Newcomers
Job Type
Part Time
Job Category
Social services
Job Location
Edmonton, AB


11713 - 82 STREET
Edmonton, AB   T5B2V9

Organization Profile

Title:  Summer Youth Worker with Newcomers (2 positions)
Program: Family and Youth Multicultural Liaison Program
Hours: Negotiable – up to 37.5 hours per week
Start Date: June 25th, 2018
Hourly wage: $20.51 per hour
Length of Contract: Ending on or around August 3rd, 2018
Reports to:  Family and Youth Multicultural Liaison Team Lead
Probation Period: N/A

Summary of Function:
The summer youth worker with newcomers works in collaboration with the Family and Youth Multicultural Liaison team, and other partners and volunteers, to develop and deliver summer programming out of a school in North East or North Central Edmonton.

Key Responsibilities:

1) Plan activities that support academic and recreational learning for children and youth from grades 4-9
2) Provides structure through engaged involvement with the youth
3) Builds strong relationships with children and youth
4) Provides academic and social support to ensure growth in children and youth
5) Supports organization and supervision of field trips
6) Follows protocols of restorative discipline and safety to ensure children feel respected and safe

Qualification requirements:
• Registered in a post-secondary program –was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year
• Intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year
• Arabic language is an asset
• Area of studies is children/youth, or experience working with children/youth is an asset

Skill requirements:
• Self-motivated, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and projects at one time
• Flexible with good problem solving skills
• Excellent understanding of the immigrant experience

How To Apply

Application submission details:
Please submit your complete resume along with a cover letter to:

Human Resources
Edmonton Mennonite Center for Newcomers (EMCN)
11713 – 82 Street
Edmonton, AB. T5B 2V9

Deadline for submission is Friday 8th June, 2018 at 4:30 P.M. MST
We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Resume without a cover letter will be deemed as an incomplete application and will not be accepted.

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