Youth Empowerment Worker

Website Nezul Be Hunuyeh Child & Family Services Society

NEZUL BE HUNUYEH CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES IS RECRUITING!
Youth Empowerment Worker
Full-Time (35hrs), Permanent Fort St. James

Nezul Be Hunuyeh is a Delegated Aboriginal Agency serving the communities of Nak’azdli Whut’en, Binche Whut’en, and Tl’azt’en Nation. We recognize that Nezul Be Hunuyeh head office is located on the shores of Nak’al Bun (Stuart Lake) on the Nak’azdli Territorial lands of the Dakelh peoples. Our Agency offers inclusivity, opportunities for growth, and opportunities for Cultural learning.

We are offering an opportunity to become part of the Nezul Be Hunuyeh team as a Youth Empowerment Worker. Working out of the Fort St. James Head office under the supervision of the Manager of Child & Family Services, the Youth Empowerment Worker will support and advocate for children and youth who belong to the communities served by Nezul Be Hunuyeh.

Key Areas of Responsibility
• Connect with children/youth to provide culturally sensitive, trauma informed, one-on-one outreach and support
• Provide goal focused intervention through assessment and service planning
• Assist youth in developing independent living skills through mentorship, education, and referrals
• Facilitate workshops and activities designed to empower youth and promote healthy lifestyles
• Participate in Nezul Be Hunuyeh staff meetings, events, activities and assist as directed
• Maintain documentation reflecting daily activities, work plan implementation, and required reporting

The Successful applicant will demonstrate:
• The ability to establish successful helping relationships
• The ability to work under pressure, to anticipate potential problems, and to reduce potential risk
• The ability to successfully plan, organize, and manage time
• Understanding of harm reduction models for youth
• Knowledge of the youth services system
• The ability to establish collaborative and working relationships with other professionals
• Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
• Cultural competency in working with Dakelh children, youth, families, and communities
• Relevant post-secondary education in Human Services and/or Youth Services or an equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience
• Be proficient in Microsoft Office Software and computers
• Experience working with ICM/MIS and Best Practices is an asset
• The ability to work successfully independently and as part of the Nezul Be Hunuyeh team
• Knowledge of Dakelh Culture and the communities served by Nezul Be Hunuyeh

Applicant must agree to a Criminal Record Check and have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
Indigenous ancestry is an asset

Please submit resume and cover letter to:
NEZUL BE HUNUYEH CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES PO BOX 1180 – 700 STUART DRIVE WEST
FORT ST. JAMES, BC, V0J 1P0
TEL: 250.996.6806 FAX: 250.996.6977
EMAIL: hiring@nbh.ca

Closing Date: May 12, 2022, at 4:00pm

To apply for this job email your details to hiring@nbh.ca.