Job Posting 101000

Child and Youth Care Worker
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
4103 Fraser Street at East King Edward, Vancouver, BC V5V 4E9
closes in 33 days (Sun, 30 Jun)
part time  •  $27.96 per hour
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Child and Youth Care Worker Part-Time                                                
Child and Youth Care Worker Competition #29-24
About the Role
At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we’ve been helping people in crisis since 1928. As a non-profit, we help people develop skills and knowledge, empowering our neighbours to create positive change in their lives. Our team is made up of more than 420 staff, including expert counsellors and support workers who provide compassionate, client-centered care to youth experiencing homelessness, families and children impacted by trauma, victims of domestic violence, and other vulnerable people from an evidence-based, trauma-informed lens. We believe in building a brighter future for all British Columbians and providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all our staff.
The Child & Youth Worker provides one-to-one and group support to children and youth from 7-15 years of age who may experience mental, emotional and behavioural challenges. The Child & Youth Worker formulates goals, action plans and strategies together with clients and their caregivers. Through community-based recreational activities, the Child and Youth Care Worker supports clients, using coaching, modelling and supportive counselling, to develop life skills, age-appropriate independence, self-confidence and social responsibility. The Child and Youth Care Worker will connect with Family Preservation Counsellors, social workers, educational staff and families as part of an integrated team. As Family Preservation and Reunification Services is a gated program, this position responds to referrals from the MCFD, where child protection concerns have been identified.
About our Opportunity:
Our Valued Benefits:
  • Starting at three weeks’ vacation for full-time staff growing to more + (pro-rated for part-time)
  • Three paid household leave days a year
  • Two paid Wellness Days a year
  • Paid sick days
  • Two and a half paid Agency days for full-time staff
  • Five paid days for education leave/year (pro-rated for part-time)
  • One paid Moving Day/year
  • Subsidized professional association annual dues (if applicable)
  • A work culture that values transparency, teamwork, learning, fairness and integrity
Health and Wellness Resources:
  • Generous health/dental benefits after three months.
  • Three flex benefit options to meet your individualized needs
  • Option of psychological/counselling services (up to $1500/year)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Long Term Disability Plan
  • Insurance, Travel insurance, ++
Pension: Municipal Pension Plan enrollment for eligible employees
Work Hours: 21 hours per week.  Several positions are available. Hours may vary with evening and weekend availability required  (Part-time)
Salary: GS9 Step 1   $27.96 per hour
Location: 4103 Fraser Street at East King Edward, Vancouver, BC V5V 4E9
Posting End Date: Posting will remain open until filled
What you bring:
Education, Training, Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Child and Youth Care or equivalent in a related field  
  • Two years' experience working with children and youth with behavioural challenges or mental and/or physical disabilities or those transitioning through family changes
  • Or, an equivalent combination of education, experience and training
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Work with children and youth who have been impacted by family crises such as domestic violence, foster placement, parental illness or incapacity
  • Support children and youth who may have developmental delays
  • Utilizing modelling, coaching and counselling to assist children and youth through transitions
  • Plan, implement and evaluate service plan goals and outcomes in partnership with clients, their caregivers, Family Preservation counsellors and other services
  • Ability to identify health and safety issues for children and youth and take the appropriate actions
  • Knowledge of child development, transitional themes, and family dynamics
  • Knowledge of Child Protection laws, regulations and concerns which may be attached to criminal investigations, police involvement, court orders, or probation
Additional Requirements
  • Successful completion of criminal record check
  • Emergency First Aid is mandatory
  • Driver’s License
  • Successful completion of criminal record check
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status will be required
How to apply:
If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website,
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.
We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we so proudly serve, while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, people of all gender expressions and sexual orientations including queer, trans, and two-spirit people. In our words and actions, we recognize the challenges for those facing inequalities, while acknowledging our privilege, as we continuously strive to remove bias and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles with the Agency.
If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #29-24 in the email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information to   for follow-up. **if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the Comments section at the bottom of the online application**
Our programs are located on the traditional, ancestral, and unseeded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil Waututh), Qayqayt, Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwekwetlem, Semiahmoo, Matsqui, and Tsawwassen First Nations. Huy ch q’u.


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