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Family Support Worker at Skookum Jim Friendship Centre in Whitehorse

Posted on Nov 05, 2012

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About this Job

The Skookum Jim Friendship Centre is recruiting a Part Time Family Support Worker for the Tan Sakwathan Youth Diversion Program. This position reports directly to the Tan Sakwathan Youth Diversion Program Coordinator.

This position is responsible for working with the Youth Diversion Program participants and providing ongoing support to Youth and their families; teaching positive parenting skills; developing case plans; making referrals to other service agencies; participating in program workshops and follow-up; crisis intervention; maintaining case files; and submitting reports as required. The Family Support Worker will also be responsible to make regular visits to participant’s homes to provide information and keep updated on the youth’s progress. In addition, the Family Support Worker will attend the youth diversion panel and court meetings as required of the position.

Salary: As per the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre Personnel Policy.

We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Post Secondary education in Family Support Work and/or equivalent working experience.

Minimum 2 years work experience.

Must have computer skills in word processing, internet and e-mail.

Knowledge of First Nation cultural traditions and values. Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System, alternative justice processes and restorative justice. Ability to coordinate and facilitate workshops. Able to manage in changing environments. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Candidates will require a Criminal Records Check and a valid driver's licence. Candidates must be willing to work evenings and weekends as required.

This job was posted on Nov 05, 2012 and will be removed on Nov 30, 2012

All applications must be received before Nov 30, 2012

Skookum Jim Friendship Centre

Please Contact: Delilah Pillai


Phone: 633-7680


Address: 3159 Third Avenue Whitehorse Y1A1G1

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