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YOUNG PARENT WORKER

CASUAL (12-HOUR DAY & NIGHT SHIFTS)

WEEKDAYS, WEEKENDS & SOME STATUTORY HOLIDAYS

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton (CFS) is a nonprofit, multi-service agency providing counselling, case management, education and support to families, couples and individuals living in Hamilton and the surrounding area. We offer a warm, collaborative, and mission-focused work environment that will provide you with the opportunity to have a lasting, positive impact on your community.

The Young Parent Program provides a comprehensive range of supports for pregnant and parenting youth and their children. Day Treatment, Residence and Outreach programs serve to strengthen the lives of young parents and their children by offering support, encouragement and hope in a safe welcoming environment.

As a Young Parent Worker, you will supervise and care for young women and their children staying in the Residence. The residents are a diverse group of young women facing complex challenges that come with transitioning to motherhood at an early age. To ensure the health, safety and well-being of the infant and young parent residents, you will teach and support residents in a variety of life skills, infant care and parenting skills.

Working 12 hours shifts, either days or nights, your primary responsibility will be to assist residents in meeting their goals.  As such, you will develop and promote activities to meet goals and provide a sense of community for the residents. Administrative tasks include completing reports, logs and Serious Occurrences as required. You will complete daily duties and routine tasks and participate as an active team member.

This position requires a highly motivated and self-directed professional with a college diploma in Social Services or Child and Youth Worker and experience with high-risk adolescents and infants.

To be successful in this role, you should have working knowledge of infant and adolescent development and mental health and knowledge of the issues faced by pregnant and parenting teens, including homelessness, violence against women, poverty and substance use. You have excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Must be able to successfully complete a police and medical clearance. You have current Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) and First Aid/CPR certification. Proficiency in French language is an asset.

 

How to apply:

Please reply with a letter of intent and resume to:

Human Resources Coordinator
Catholic Family Services of Hamilton
460 Main St. E Unit 404
Hamilton, ON L8N 1K4
Email: hresources@cfshw.com

Closing Date: Friday, October 29, 2021

All communications will be held in strict and professional confidence. CFS would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those being considered will be contacted.

CFS is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from Indigenous persons, visible minority group members, women, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2S+ and others who contribute to greater diversity of perspectives.

CFS is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and a work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

To apply for this job email your details to hresources@cfshw.com

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