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Job Number:  47030
Youth Justice Worker - Youth Services Program
Job Posted: Friday, 10 August 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 10 September 2018
(42 days ago)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage

Permanent Full Time (35 hours per week)



Youth Services is a life skills program for youth who may have emotional, social, behavioral or mental health issues and may be involved in the Youth Criminal Justice system.




  • Working with youth, ages 12-18, who may display one or all of the above mentioned issues.
  • Responsibility for creating and facilitating life skills workshops to groups of youth at the Surrey Youth Resource Centers.
  • 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 probation officers and other community professionals.
  • Monitoring (Youth Justice) clients including curfew and bail checks.
  • Some weekends and evenings included.
  • Working with Youth on probation helping them to comply with probation conditions and set and achieve life goals.
  • Writing reports for Probation officers and possible submission to courts.
  • Attending court both to support Youth and to report on compliance
  • Facilitating workshops for parents in the community.



Education, Training, and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in a related field. Consideration will be given to other related education and experience.

Job Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Direct working experience with at risk youth involved in the criminal justice system
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Group facilitation skills an asset
  • Full time use of reliable vehicle and clean driving record
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Crisis Line training is an asset.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Resumes will be reviewed starting [August 17, 2018] but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21163] 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.

[Eligible applicants may be offered a casual position]

No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
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www:   www.options.bc.ca

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