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Job Details

Job Number:  56991
Child & Youth Transition House Worker - Virginia Sam and Evergreen Transition Houses
Job Posted: Friday, 23 August 2019
Closing Date: Sunday, 22 September 2019
(in 6 days)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage.

Temporary Part Time (24 hours per week) – end date to be determined

This position is open to Female applicants only.
This position requires union membership.  Compensation is in accordance with
Appendix A of the BCGEU Collective Agreement.


Options Community Services Society requires a temporary part-time Child & Youth Transition House Worker to work 4 days per week (shifts to be determined) with shifts alternating between Evergreen and Virginia Sam Transition Houses. In order to best meet the needs of the transition house residents, this position is open to female applicants only.


The Child and Youth Support Worker collaboratively works with women and their children to assess their ongoing needs, goals and strengths, and implement and monitor services plans using a women-centred, culturally sensitive approach.


Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Diploma in a related field and/or relevant training and demonstrated experience working with mothers and children and youth who have been exposed to violence and abuse
  • Must possess an excellent understanding of the dynamics of violence against women in relationships and the intergenerational impact of abuse
  • Knowledge of relevant policies, procedures and legislation
  • Satisfactory completion of a criminal record search
  • Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License, satisfactory Driver’s Abstract, and permanent use of a reliable vehicle are required for this position
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certificate required
  • Food Safe Certificate an asset
  • Crisis Line training an asset


Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Multilingualism an asset
  • Provide parenting support for mothers surrounding the effects on children and youth who have been exposed to relationship abuse and violence
  • Coordinate and implement children’s recreational activities
  • Organize and provide child services that are culturally appropriate
  • Familiarity with appropriate community resources and excellent advocacy skills
  • Maintain children’s toys, equipment and facilities, both inside and outside, especially with regard to safety, cleanliness, tidiness, repair, and comfort
  • Provide educational opportunities to schools, groups, etc., as requested by the program manager or coordinator
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a stressful environment
  • Crisis Line experience is an asset
How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Resumes will be reviewed starting [August 30, 2019] but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21414] 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].
Contact Details
Deara Dirk, M.Ed., Senior Manager
Options Community Services Society

www:   www.options.bc.ca

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