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Job Number:  57077
Child & Youth Care Counsellor - Special Services to Children and Their Families
Job Posted: Tuesday, 27 August 2019
Closing Date: Thursday, 26 September 2019
(in 10 days)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage. Comprehensive benefit package & MPP after 3 months.

Permanent Full Time (35 hours per week)

(Must be available afternoons/evenings)

 

This program is currently seeking positive male and female role models to provide one to one service to children aged 3-18 years who have autism and/or developmental disabilities. The program focuses on community integration, family support, appropriate behaviour, and development of communication, social and life skills. This position is ideal for students as there is flexibility in when the hours are worked. Most of our work is from 12 to 7 pm, with the exception of summer and school breaks.

 

Options Community Services is a well-established organization that provides social services in the Surrey and surrounding area.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with children ages 3-18 who have a developmental disability.
  • 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 community involvement.
  • Responsibility for scheduling, report writing, budgeting.
  • Must be able to work in a team setting.
  • Lifting/bending may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education, Training, and Experience:

  • B.A. and/or combination of experience and education in a related field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Energy and enthusiasm for working with children who have autism and/or a developmental disability.
  • Current First Aid certificate.
  • Use of a reliable vehicle for business purposes (business insurance will be required)
  • Fluency in a second language an asset.
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.
How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Resumes will be reviewed starting [September 3, 2019] but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21418] 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.

No phone calls please.

[Eligible applicants may be offered a casual position]
Contact Details
Daniel Anctil, Program Manager
Options Community Services Society

Email:
www:   www.options.bc.ca


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