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Job Number:  37831
Youth Transitioning Worker (2 Positions)-Youth Services Program
Job Posted: Friday, 1 September 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 8 October 2017
(in 16 days)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage

 Two (2) Permanent Full-time Positions (35 hours per week)

 

 

The Youth Transitioning Worker will assist youth (15-19 yrs of age) connected with Ministry for Children and Families Development on working towards independence.

 

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with Youth connected to the Ministry for Children and Families Development.
  • Providing one to one outreach support to youth in the community.
  • Monitoring curfews for court ordered youth.
  • Responsibility for creating and implementing strategies designed to work toward individual client goals such as the development of social and life skills, communication skills, behaviour management skills and increased independence.
  • Responsibility for scheduling, report writing and maintaining contact with Social Workers and other community professionals.
  • Some weekends and evenings required.

QUALIFICATIONS


Education, Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in a related field. Consideration will be given to other related education and experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Current First Aid certificate.
  • Class 5 Drivers License, full time use of reliable vehicle and satisfactory driving abstract.

 

Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working with Aboriginal youth is an asset.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
**Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number A20976 and outlining your qualifications and related experience for the position.

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.
Contact Details:
Heather Lynch, Program Manager
Options Community Services Society

Email:
www:   www.options.bc.ca


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