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Job Number:  44727
Full-Time Residential Child & Youth Workers (4 vacancies) - Catalyst House
Job Posted: Thursday, 17 May 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 3 June 2018
(72 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $19.39-$22.58

WJS Canada is currently looking for four (4) individuals to join our Catalyst House team, as permanent Full-Time Residential Child and Youth Workers.


Job Reference #CH147-FTRCYW


Working hand-in-hand to strengthen people and communities across Canada. 


What’s in it for you?

  • Inspiring, challenging and rewarding work where you will make a difference each and every day that you work.
  • Appreciative teams, appreciative clients, organizational recognition and rewards.
  • Ability to ignite your career, while increasing your knowledge and skills through training and development programs.
  • Competitive Wage; Residence Worker Grid Level 10 $19.39 - $22.58


What does WJS do? 

At WJS Canada, our goal is to help individuals become active, empowered and involved in their communities. We offer a wide range of local programs and services that encourage inclusion and participation.   Our passion is to improve lives and develop life skills.


Where do we work?

While WJS serves individuals in many communities across Canada, this opportunity is in the Surrey area of BC. Situated on the southern coast of British Columbia, Surrey and its surrounding areas, offer outstanding scenery, amazing diversity and extensive culture; all within a mild climate. It is an area rich with eco-adventures and personality. Langley offers amenities such as international cuisine, an abundance of shopping, community festivals, a variety of eco-tourism, along with the natural beauty of the area, suitable for individuals of every age. For more information on living and working in Langley, visit: http://www.surrey.ca/


The Program:

The Catalyst House Program is designed to accommodate youth that are unable to reside with family or in a group home setting. Our services support youth recovering from adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and overcoming other adversity by providing them with housing and trauma-based guidance.

We accommodate and support traumatized youth in comfortable and welcoming facilities with twenty four hour staffing. Currently there is one youth housed at the Catalyst House Program. We offer a safe environment in a residential and friendly neighbourhood.


The Position and Scheduling:

The Residential Child and Youth Worker (RCYW) provides care to children, youth or adults with moderate to severe behavioural problems in a residential or day program setting in an accredited agency. As key worker for assigned persons served, the RCYW is responsible for overall development and care of those individuals. In conjunction with the individual’s care team, the RCYW assesses physical, psychological, social and developmental needs, and designs and implements individualized personal service plans and plans of care that address and meet those needs. The RCYW also participates in the operation and maintenance of the program. This position requires union membership with CUPE.

There are four (4) Full-Time Residential Child & Youth Worker positions available. Please be sure to indicate any preference (not guaranteed) within your covering letter.

  • Position 1: Tuesday to Saturday 1600-2400
  • Position 2: Sunday to Thursday 1500-2300
  • Position 3: Sunday to Thursday 0800-1600
  • Position 4: Tuesday to Saturday 0700-1500


As an ideal candidate you possess:

  • A diploma or degree in one of the humanities, social work or related field. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of two years recent related experience in child and youth care, or a combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Previous experience with operating a licensed home and trauma informed practice
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract

Other requirements:

  • Valid CPR/First Aid, WHMIS, and Food Hygiene and Sanitation certificates (or ability to obtain within probation period)
  • Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate and Conflict Resolution Certificate (or ability to obtain within probation period)
  • Physician’s note confirming suitability, including immunization records and a negative tuberculosis screening test
  • Positive behavior supports experience


**Successful applicants will be required to participate in MCFD screening prior to confirmed employment with WJS Canada.**


Complete details can be found at https://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0518-0554&BRID=EX79607&SBDID=21869&LANG=1


Deadline for applications is June 3rd, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is June 3rd, 2018, or until suitable candidates are found.

Please apply with a resume and covering letter (outline education, experience and references).

Please be sure to include Reference #CH147-FTRCYW with your submission.
Contact Details:
Tami Huet, Program Director
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0518-0554&BRID=EX79607

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