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Job Details

Job Number:  59221
Youth and Family Support Worker
Job Posted: Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 6 January 2020
(in 25 days)
Encompass Support Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Langley Salary:   $22.02 – 25.65

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for self-directed, engaging, empathetic, Full-Time Permanent, Youth and Family Support Worker to support our Youth and Family Programs.  Reporting to the Youth and Family Coordinator, this position will provide support services to clients through assessing, educating, networking and engaging clients in activities that build strength, confidence and resiliency.  This position will also include supporting Youth engaged in the justice system and other duties as required including parent teen mediation.  


As a neighbourhood-based organization, our purpose is to strengthen the health and vitality of community by:

  • identifying and responding to community needs,
  • collaborating to enhance the lives of those we serve,
  • cultivating effective, sustainable partnerships.


JOB POSTING:                                     2019-0300YFSW

DATE:                                                    November 19, 2019


POSITION:                                            Family and Youth Support Worker

                                                              Full-Time, Permanent

                                                              This position requires Union membership – BCGEU


SALARY RANGE:                                 Grid 12 Step 1

                                                               $22.02 – 25.65

BENEFITS:                                            as per collective agreement

VACATION:                                           as per collective agreement

LOCATION:                                           Langley Office

                                                               20618 Eastleigh Crescent

                                                               Langley, BC



REPORTS TO:                                      Youth and Family Program Coordinator

CLOSING DATE:                                   This posting will remain open until the position is filled



  • Required to monitor youth’s compliance with court orders, which may include (Intensive Supervision & Support, Curfew Checks, and Community Work Service).
  • Gathers information relevant to client’s problems, needs and risks by interviewing, observing behavior, meeting with providers using a variety of inventories, checklists, and questionnaires. Assess the information gathered to identify client problems, needs, and risks.
  • May provide brief interventions, which may include mediation with the goal of re-integrating and or maintain the youth in their family.
  • Provide support, guidance and problem solving to clients who are struggling with compliance to conditions and reportability.
  • Develops and implements short-term, issue specific intervention plans within program guidelines in consultation with the supervisor that will help youth to transition to independence.
  • Support and provide families of youth with mediation and community resources as needed.





EDUCATION:   Undergraduate degree in related human/social services field


EXPERIENCE: 1 year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and  




  • The position requires availability of evenings and weekends.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills to interact effectively and build relationships with program staff, families, funders, volunteers, community, agencies and other organizations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience working with families of youth 12-19 years of age; and with at risk youth involved with the justice system, who are at risk of or currently homeless, or who are living independently.
  • Experience or knowledge of issues such as substance abuse, mental health issues, and conduct disorders.
  • Integrated case management and group facilitation skills are an asset.
  • Mandatory Criminal record check
  • Current first aid certification
  • Provide primary source credential verification
  • Must possess a valid BC Driver’s License, have business insurance and have a reliable vehicle (mileage paid for work use)
  • Must possess a working knowledge of computers (Microsoft Word/Excel)
How to Apply
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Contact Details
Loren Roberts
Encompass Support Services Society
20618 Eastleigh Crescent
Langley, BC, V3A4C4

Tel: 7787889141

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