Youth Care-Co-worker Kingston & Montego Bay

SOS Children’s Villages Jamaica

The Youth Care Co-Worker, under the general supervision of the Village Director, is directly responsible for supervising all activities related to the Youth facility, He / she will support the development of young people, and guide them into independence and self-sufficiency.

Required Education and Experience

• Tertiary level education or vocational training.

•Minimum of 1 year experience working with adolescents and youth.

• At least 3 years life/work experience in a relevant field and managing adolescents with proven record of activities in youth development

• Ability to work under pressure and in a team.

• Must be flexible and committed.

• Identification with the idea and the goals of SOS Children‘s Villages.

Required Knowledge and Skills

• He or she will need to be patient and levelheaded to be able to deal with the dynamics of growing youth.

• Knowledge of children, adolescence, youth and family protection laws.

• Comprehension, planning, implementation and monitoring of youth and family development.

• Computer literate in Microsoft Office Applications.

• Basic knowledge of accounting practices including budgeting.

• Reports preparation Other Skills and Attributes.

• Good interpersonal skills.

• Willingness to make a long-term commitment.

• Ability to work on own initiative.

• Self-confident and maturity.

Kindly submit your application by January 8, 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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