Job Posting 100410

Female Youth Home Support Worker
Anika Youth Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 146 days (Tue, 10 Sep)
full time  •  $340 per day

Do you want to be part of a supportive team and close knit community where you can make a long lasting difference in the lives of at-risk youth, all while having countless opportunities to develop personally and professionally?


If you are enthusiastic, have strong relational skills, and want to expand your experience and knowledge to do exceptional front line work, we would love to hear from you.


Here at Anika Youth Services, we support youth in the Surrey and Langley area who are in need of wrap around services, including long-term housing, outreach services, and life skills programming. At AYS, we create individualized plans that address the youth’s mental health, social, behavioural, and emotional needs.


We will provide you with competitive wages, benefits, comprehensive training, and opportunities for advancement and professional networking.

Currently we are hiring full-time and part-time Residential Support Workers. These are 24 hour shifts that enable you to sleep overnight at our resources. These positions allow you to have extensive front line exposure and positively impact the lives of our most vulnerable youth.



  • Minimum 2 year diploma in child and youth care or related social services field
  • Class 5 License and reliable vehicle
  • Standard First-Aid Level 1 with CPR
  • Clear criminal record
  • Understanding of mental health, substance misuse, attachment and trauma informed practice

Job skills and abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills including the ability to navigate basic online documentation programs
  • Conflict resolution and crisis management skills
  • Strong relatability and rapport building skills
  • Ability to perform basic household duties, such as maintaining a budget, grocery shops, meal preparation, cleaning and ability to teach basic life skills
  • Versatility to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Cultural competency
  • Non-judgmental, positive, and respectful approach to house residents, co-workers, and other professionals
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Creative in supporting clients in meeting their service plan goals

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