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Job Details

Job Number:  58235
Temporary Part-Time Residential Child & Youth Worker (24hrs)
Job Posted: Wednesday, 9 October 2019
Closing Date: Tuesday, 22 October 2019
(in 7 days)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Abbotsford, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $20.78 - $24.20

WJS Canada is currently looking for one (1) individual to join our Concord House team in Abbotsford, as a temporary part-time Residential Child and Youth Worker.


Job Reference #J1019-0306


The Program

The Concord 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. We offer a safe environment in a residential and friendly neighbourhood. Concord House may house up to two youth.


The Position:

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.



One (1) Temporary Part-Time Residential Child and Youth Worker position with the weekly schedule of 24 hours:

  • Sunday through Tuesday 1600-2400
  • Duration of this temporary part-time position will be dependent on the return of the incumbent

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

*** Prior to confirmation of employment with WJS Canada, all applicants are required to participate in MCFD screening and provide a current (dated within 3 months of hiring date) BC Ministry Check.***


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Deadline for applications is October 22, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is October 22, 2019, or until a suitable candidate is found.

Please apply via the Employment page on our website under Job #J1019-0306.
Contact Details
Joann Gaetz, Program Manager
WJS Canada
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J1019-0306&BRID=EX13762

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