Youth Support Workers champion community-based campaigns geared at bolstering support within young, vulnerable cohorts. Youth Support Workers are also known as Youth Facilitators or Youth Care Workers.
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Youth Support Worker Job Description Template
We are searching for an impactful Youth Support Worker to furnish our local vulnerable youth with support through targeted campaign deliveries. The Youth Support Worker's tasks include uncovering prevailing inequities, coordinating and disseminating practical aid, and delivering robust community interventions. You should also refer disenfranchised individuals to helpful services within their vicinity.
To ensure success as a Youth Support Worker, you must be intimately familiar with prevalent youth-related afflictions. A remarkable Youth Support Worker will exhibit an unfaltering commitment to actualizing equity.
Youth Support Worker Responsibilities:
- Familiarizing yourself with youth-related difficulties, particularly within vulnerable cohorts.
- Crafting and rolling out targeted, sustainable campaigns to minimize inequities.
- Promoting reunification in appropriate instances.
- Fostering social cohesion to promote well-being.
- Gathering and distributing helpful supplies.
- Assisting unemployed youth to acquire gainful, meaningful work.
- Issuing referrals to accessible regional centers.
- Remaining accessible and steadfast as a Mentor.
Youth Support Worker Requirements:
- High school diploma.
- Possession of an applicable job-related qualification.
- Demonstrable experience as a Youth Support Worker or similar.
- Extensive and diverse volunteering experience is recommended.
- Own driver's license is strongly suggested.
- Fluency in prevailing, non-English regional languages is preferred.
- Knowledgeable about the most threatening social determinants of vulnerability.
- A meticulously organized and culturally sensitive approach.
- Serious about addressing prominent social inequities with urgency.
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