Youth Mobile Crisis Worker, Treaty 3 Police Service

Kenora Chiefs Advisory is hiring a Youth Mobile Crisis Worker with Treaty 3 Police Service! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

The Kenora Chiefs Advisory is currently seeking a Youth Mobile Crisis worker to provide crisis intervention support and outreach for youth in Treaty Three Communities and the City of Kenora. The Youth Mobile Crisis Worker will work with the Treaty Three Police Service to respond to mental health calls and assist youth in crisis.

Employer Name: Kenora Chiefs Advisory
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 3X4
Application Deadline: August 31st, 2022
Hours of Work: 1 FTE
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Provide immediate intervention (including mental health support and suicide risk assessment, emotional support,
    de-escalation and hospital accompaniment) for youth (aged 12-24 years) in crisis within the City of Kenora;
  • Work as part of a team with the Treaty Three Police Service Officers, responding to calls for service via dispatch
    during shifts;
  • Abide by police service protocols in order to provide effective intervention in the safest way possible (training provided);
  • Provide information and education to children and youth regarding mental illness and addiction;
  • Be capable of assessing and responding to high risk youth using crisis intervention and crisis intervention theory;
  • Perform additional duties as required.
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • University degree, preferably in Social Work. College diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution with
    experience in children services will also be considered;
  • Ability to deal with crisis and post-crisis situations;
  • At least 5 years of experience working with children and youth, preferably in a community outreach role;
  • Knowledge of both the Family Services Act and the Mental Health Act will be considered assets;
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and computer skills;
  • Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture and language will be considered assets;
  • Ability to work effectively as a team player and take direction well.

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;
  • Must be willing to travel when required;
  • Able to provide a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record check.
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please forward your resume, cover letter and 3 references to:

Human Resource Department
Kenora Chiefs Advisory
P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor
Kenora ON P9N 3X4
Fax: 807-467-2656

Position is open until filled

We thank all who apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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