Job Opportunities – Regina Youth for Christ, Canada

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1. Overnight House Parent – Respite 
Regina Youth For Christ is a mission organization dedicated to helping children and their communities, worldwide, reach their full potential by tackling the causes of isolation and hopelessness. Motivated by our faith, we serve the youth in Saskatchewan – regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or gender – as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people.
We are currently seeking to fill out a Respite position in our Jeremiah House, Moose Jaw. The right candidate will be experienced and/or educated in working with youth or young adults in a supportive environment.
As a missions organization, Regina Youth For Christ requires all staff to be in agreement with their Statement of Faith and to continually fundraise to support the Ministry vision.
this position is responsible to provide a stabilizing presence to the house during the respite weekend night hours by being physically present in the house on Friday at 10:30 pm – Sunday 8:00 am.
You will be expected to be on call during the night for any and all youth-related issues and emergencies. You will document any issues that arise while on shift.
Overview:
Be able to de-escalate situations oversee the expectations of the home
Communications: Daily conversations/updates with Manager and Youth Care Leaders
Be in the home regularly and routinely by 10:30 pm until 8:00 am the next morning to provide a stable home environment.
Complete all documentation, as required
Being committed to continued education
TIME REQUIRED: Every other weekend, Friday 10:30 pm – Sunday 8:00 am. Physically present in the home at night.
LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: Youth For Christ requires a one-year commitment. The contract, terms and agreements will be reviewed annually.
Required Skills are Strong communication, both written and verbal; time management; organization; punctuality, actively involved in the local church.
2. House Parent
We are currently seeking house Parent position in our Jeremiah House, Moose Jaw. The right candidate will be experienced and/or educated in working with youth or young adults in a supportive environment.
Overview:
– Provide a stabilizing presence in the house at night
– Document issues that arise during your shift
– Building stability within the home
– Communications: Daily conversations/updates with Manager and Youth Care Leaders via text, emails, calls and Communication Log.
– Be in the home regularly and routinely by 11:00 pm until 8:00 am the next morning to provide a stable home environment.
– Be aware of the youths morning routines and support/guide them as necessary and medicine as required
– Be committed to continued training e.g. First Aid.CPR, ASSIST
– This is a Full-Time Contract position, 2 hours a morning, on call overnight Monday-Friday and 2 overnight weekends a month. Respite is provided on the 1st and 3rd weekend of each month.
– Youth For Christ requires a one year commitment.  The contract, terms and agreements will be reviewed annually.
Required Skills are: Strong communication, both written and verbal; time management; organization; punctuality, actively involved in the local church.
– Ability to set and maintain healthy, professional boundaries
*Requirement
-Must hold a valid drivers license and must be able to carry 8 passengers.
– SALARY: $1650 a month.  $400.00 room and board: food, utilities, one bedroom suite, garage parking and storage will be deducted each month.
We require all staff to be in agreement with our Statement of Faith and to continually fundraise to support the Ministry vision.