Community Youth Worker

The role of a youth worker primarily rests on assisting children and young people through the use of goals, plans, and programmatic approaches, to overcome difficulties and progress towards a successful future. This includes youth workers engaging with children and young people, within a team of youth
workers, with management and the larger stakeholder group that supports the child or young person.
Provide support services to children and young people many of who are considered to have complex or
at‐risk needs. Due to this the children and young people placed in our service can exhibit challenging behaviors. Facilitation and assistance to children and young people developing skills and achieving goals.

Supporting and advocating for children and young people to progress and move towards success. Support children and young people in various activities or appointments that are important to their development and growth. Engaging children and young people in activities that are both a social and learning opportunity to advance their skills. Effective and appropriate role modeling. Creating an environment that facilitates learning, growth, and change.

Well-developed interpersonal and written skills. Ability to work as an efficient member of a team. Ability to communicate effectively with children and young people of all cultural backgrounds and to support them in cultural needs. Flexibility, initiative, and creativity in working with children and young people. Training and short courses relating to trauma, child protection, and crisis intervention will be taken into consideration. Senior First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain). Driver’s License. In the absence of formal qualifications, significant experience held will be considered.

Certificate III in Community Services or equivalent. A degree in social and behavioral sciences, psychology, or related fields is highly desirable. The applicant's level of knowledge, skills, qualifications, and experiences will be taken into consideration collectively in determining the applicant's capacity to deliver services as per the position description and upholding the quality service provision of the organization.

Type of help: Assisting children and young people through the use of goals, plans, and programmatic approaches, to overcome difficulties and progress towards a successful future
Languages spoken: English
What else ...: Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK) is for African American civic and community leaders who share the common goal of improving the quality of life among African Americans. Our work at the grassroots level is to educate and engage communities and to provide neighborhood-based services and solutions addressing community problems.
How many travelers can volunteer?: Unlimited
Accommodation suggestions: N/A
Hours expected: TBD
Availability: ASAP
Wish List: N/A
How would you like to volunteer?:
Virtual (you can do it from a computer, home or anywhere)
In Person (you'll go to a physical location)
Cause Category:
Arts & Culture
Emergency & Saftey
Immigrants & Refugees
Sports & Recreation
Faith Based
Computers & Technology
Justice & Legal
Advocacy & Human Rights
Animals & Wild Life
Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
Disaster Relief
Homeless & Housing
Veterans & Military Family
Race & Ethnicity
People with Disabilities
Crisis Support
Education & Life Skills
Length of Time :
Short-Term ( one time or less than a month)
Long Term ( 30 days or more)
Central America
Middle East
South America
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