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Youth Empowerment & Support Services

Resource Worker

Programs · Edmonton, Alberta
Department Programs
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Who we are:

Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS) is a not-for-profit Agency working with youth facing difficult realities. We are currently seeking a qualified individual to provide full-time support for our Armoury Resource Centre daytime support program, which provides resources to youth regarding medical needs, housing supports, family connections, harm reduction, counselling, employment, recreation and other supports as needed . The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, highly detail-oriented, friendly, and possess the ability to build good relationships. 

This position is for 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8am to 4:30pm, with some exceptions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Direct supervision of youth accessing the Armoury Resource Centre
  • Individual assessments and referral to appropriate supports and services
  • Completing documentation in a timely, accurate, and professional documentation (i.e. Contact Notes, Incident Reports, etc.)
  • Ensuring Program and agency spaces are cleaned to agency standards
  • Other housekeeping duties as required



  • A Certificate, diploma or degree in Child and Youth Care, Social Work or other directly related Human Services is mandatory. CYCAA certification or other related certification will be considered an asset.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in the human services field working with youth facing difficult realities.

Other requirements:

  • Clear police clearance (CRIM) and a Child and Youth Intervention (CYIM) checks, both obtained within the last six months.
  • Valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract. 
  • Must also be knowledgeable and respectful of the values, beliefs and practices of indigenous people and other cultural groups. 
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience working with ETO is preferred
  • Training in First Aid, and/or Non-Violent Crisis Intervention will be considered an asset.

YESS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and safe work environment for people of all backgrounds.

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    Edmonton, Alberta
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