Community Support Worker

Community Support Worker Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Community Support Worker to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Our Voice Out Loud (OVOL) initiative in Regent Park;
  • Providing general support to youth or community partners;
  • Reaching out and following up with potential and past participants of YSM supported community development initiatives;
  • Organizing and scheduling appointments with youth, internal staff and external stakeholders;
  • Other administrative duties as required;
  • Outreach; connecting with local schools to recruit and promote OVOL;
  • Working with Community Capacity Builder to equip youth to identify and build on their strengths to acquire new soft and hard skill sets;
  • Plan meetings and take detailed minutes;
  • Submitting and retrieving financial requests;
  • Assisting in the preparation of scheduled reports for OVOL.

Requirements:

  • Experience as an administrative assistant, virtual assistant or office admin assistant;
  • Organized with the ability to multi-task, excellent time management skills;
  • A police check will be required / First aid training is an asset;
  • Experience working with children and youth;
  • Relevant experience in Social Services and/or Youth and Child Services or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Demonstrated respect to YSM’s principles of faith, mission and values;
  • Effectively communicate in English;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong desire and commitment to improve their community;
  • Ability to work cross-culturally, in a manner that respects and promotes diversity;
  • Knowledge of community initiatives, groups and events.