Youth Service Officer (YSO)- Hamilton

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Youth Service Officer (YSO)- Hamilton

Job Information
Author NationTalk
Date April 17, 2015
Type Full Time
Company NPAAMB
Salary $40,000 to $44,777 - Per Hour
Location Hamilton, ON
Category Admin / Office
Contact Information
Send your resume at [email protected]



A diversified and active circle of off-reserve Aboriginal peoples representative of Brantford, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Fort Erie and Kitchener- Waterloo with a population of approximately 20,000 people, offers excellent opportunities for growth, as well as employment.

The Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board is currently seeking a:

(1) EXTERNAL POSTING -Youth Service Officer (YSO)- Hamilton
Full Time Position
(40 Hours per week)
Location:    20 Kennilworth Ave, N, Hamilton, Ontario

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Youth Service Officer is responsible for providing career/employment counseling, facilitating and promoting community employment opportunities for Urban Aboriginal youth within the Hamilton area.

Main responsibilities include: facilitating career planning and case management for individual clients; identifying and implementing employment/training objectives to assist Youth clients in the THREE priority areas of: Youth in the School, the workplace and in the Community; assisting individuals/communities to secure funding for employment and skills development training initiatives through a local delivery service network; to establish local employer partnerships.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated proven experiences with:

  • Employment and/or peer counseling, group facilitation, client case management and file maintenance procesures, strong communication and interpersonal skills, proficiency in developing reports within strict deadlines; thorough understanding and proficiency with client management database systems
  • A proven self starter with strong planning, time management, analytical skills, adept computer skills, ability to develop and implement strong outreach/marketing plan
  • Post secondary education or 3 years related work experience in program coordination in: community development; social service; employment and training.

The successful candidate must have reliable transportation to fulfill the duties of the position, as regular travel is required.

Mail, Courier or email your Resume and/or CV, and 3-work-related references, to the attention of:

Shari St. Peter, Executive Director
c/o [email protected]
Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board
50 Generations Drive, 2nd Flr, Box 9
Ohsweken, Ontario N0A 1M0

An e-copy of the job description is available upon request from Brandee Sandy, Office Manager at [email protected]

Closing Date:     Friday, April 24th, 2015 by 4 pm
Salary range:      $40,000 to $44,777 per annum 
Start Date:  negotiable
All offers of employment are contingent upon receipt and acceptance of CPIC. Vulnerable sector


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