Youth Worker, YouthReach ( Job No : JOB-2021-03583 )

Employer:
BOYS' TOWN
Sector:
  • Children & Youth
Centre:
BOYS' TOWN - 166 Tampines st 12

Boys’ Town is a Catholic institution founded by the Brothers of St. Gabriel in 1948. We provide Residential, Outreach, School-based and Community-based programmes and services for youth-at-risk and their families in a CARING milieu. Our Mission is to help youth-at-risk between the ages of 11-21 become socially integrated, responsible and contributing members of society.

About The Role

Job Purpose:-
To be in the community to befriend youths-in-need and connect them to the relevant resources. Making assessment and plans interventions for our youths. To plan and conduct engagement activities for youths. Be an advocate for youth related issues in the community and build network with community stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:-
• Do outreach youth work that may involve working out of the physical environment of the office.
• Plan and conduct activities including regular street outreach and community outreach.
• Assist the Manager to identify, plan, initiate and monitor existing and new programmes and activities that will enhance the psycho-social and emotional development of the clients.
• Case management: To spot potential client in crisis or in distress, analyze circumstances and dynamics with sound judgment, develop strategies and intervention plan to deal with identified issues, and to inform supervisor on crisis or unusual incidents.
• Engage, mentor and counsel alienated and ‘at-risk’ groups who reject formal activities to establish rapport for future intervention.
• Facilitate group work or workshop intervention and ensure regular contact with youths identified to be at-risk.
• Maintain and document records of all outreach activities and case sessions.
• Conduct and document evaluation reports for all outreach activities planned and implemented.


Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Added advantage if candidate has prior experience working with and mentoring youths.
• Demonstrate emotional maturity and genuine passion to work with children and youths.

Core Competencies:

• Able to work independently and in a team, possess good interpersonal, communication and written skills.

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Minimum Diploma in Social Sciences or related discipline.
• Must have Class 3 or 3A Driving License as there is a need to transport clients
• Familiar with the soccer game
• Working location at Tampines.
• To be flexible in your working hours to meet the needs of the programmes and clients.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Job Post Status
Closed
Job Details
Location:
East
Area of Specialisation:

Employment Type:
Full Time (Contract)
Profession Type:
Youth Worker
Min Educational Qualification:
Bachelor Degree
Posting Date:

06 Oct 2021

Closing Date:

05 Nov 2021

Salary Range
Negotiable
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