The average hourly pay for a Youth Worker is C$17.63.
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Job Description for Youth Worker
A youth worker serves as an advocate and role model at a youth center or program, providing guidance and support to teenagers and children. The main focus for a youth worker is to build therapeutic relationships with their mentees. Though this is a support position, a youth worker should have strong leadership capabilities to provide the youth with the direction they need. Sensitivity to cultural and individual differences are essential. Additionally, since youth workers interact with children f…Read more
Youth Worker Tasks
- Supervise children, ensuring safety, and adherence to regulations.
- Create, revise, and update documents about children, their care, and the facility.
- Keep facility hygienic and workspace neat and orderly.
- Plan and implement group and individual activities.
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Popular Skills for Youth Worker
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Mentoring, Case Management and Community Outreach / Activism are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Crisis Intervention and Counseling.
Pay by Experience Level for Youth Worker
An entry-level Youth Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$17.18 based on 78 salaries. An early career Youth Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.83 based on 190 salaries. A mid-career Youth Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.68 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Youth Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.00 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$25.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Youth Worker in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Regina, Saskatchewan (7.2% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (13.0% less), Ottawa, Ontario (2.2% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.5% less).
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