Job Posting: Youth Engagement Worker/Family Preservation Worker
Family Ties Association’s Family Preservation Program and Youth Engagement Program provide planned and tailored interventions and services aimed at strengthening, empowering, and supporting youth and families.
As a Family Preservation Worker, you will work in the home and community of families served to:
• Promote the protection and well-being of children in their home through expedient and flexible interventions;
• Promote the reduction or elimination of behaviors that may place a child or family at risk;
• Promote the strategies to prevent the out-of-home placement of a child;
• Expedite the imminent return of a child and promote reunification of the family;
• Improve family functioning;
• Respond immediately to support the family at the point of crisis; and
• Enhance family and community support networks.
As a Youth Engagement Worker, you will work in the home and community of the youth served to:
• Teach living-skills:
• Promote problem-solving, relationship skills, and coping skills;
• Enhance awareness and utilization of community resources and social supports;
• Help resolve the problems that necessitated placement:
• Assist with transition and permanency planning.
Completed diploma or degree in a relevant field (i.e. Child and Youth Care, Criminal Justice, Rehabilitation Services, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, etc.)
Valid driver’s license; needs to be off of Graduated Drivers licence
Successful candidate is required to submit a recent Criminal Record Check and Intervention Record Check
Please send resumes attention to Michelle Ully
Applications will be accepted until a successful candidate is found.
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