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Job Number:  45300
Youth Mental Health Support Worker
Job Posted: Friday, 8 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 29 June 2018
(87 days ago)
Lower Mainland Purpose Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Burnaby Salary: $19.50

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT WORKER

 

Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth and Families has the following position available:

 

Position: Youth Mental Health Support Worker

Wage: $19.50/hour

Location: Burnaby Youth Hub – 4750 Imperial St, Burnaby

Hours: 17.5/week – must be flexible to work evenings and some weekends

Start date: August 2018

 

The Burnaby Youth Hub, a community initiative overseen by the Lower Mainland Purpose Society, improves access to youth support by providing a unique one-stop shop of services in a safe and inclusive environment. In collaboration with a number of other agencies, the Hub functions to provide young people with the opportunity and access to a comprehensive set of resources to foster a productive future as independent, engaged members of the community.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Design and facilitate a variety of engaging youth programming, with a particular focus on youth mental health
  • Seek partnerships and initiatives with existing community agencies to provide diverse mental health programming for youth
  • Perform outreach to build relationships with community agencies, increase youth engagement, and promote Hub programs
  • Create engaging, youth-centred content and resources on youth development and mental health, including managing social media channels
  • Provide positive mentorship and act as a positive role model to youth, create an environment that encourages respect for self and others, promotes inclusivity, and fosters the development of healthy relationships and coping strategies

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary degree in a relevant field
  • Knowledge of issues faced by youth, including an understanding of youth mental health
  • Experience in supporting and engaging at-risk and marginalized youth
  • Proven experience in program development and group facilitation
  • Strong organization, time management, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Capacity to work effectively in both independent and team environments
  • Ability to work both evenings and some weekends
  • Clear understanding of and adherence to professional boundaries
  • Clear criminal records check

 

Send your resume and cover letter to by June 29, 2018.

No phone calls, please.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send your resume and cover letter in one document (Word or PDF format) to by April 16, 2018. No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Dawn Embree
Lower Mainland Purpose Society
40 Begbie Street
New Westminster, BC, V3M 3L9

E-mail:
www:   www.purposesociety.org


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