JOB OPPORTUNITY: Relief Youth Workers
Directions Youth Residential Programs Competition #5-19
ABOUT DIRECTIONS YOUTH SERVICES
Directions Youth Services provides 24/7 support to at-risk, homeless, and street-involved youth under 25. Vancouver’s most vulnerable youth can connect with supports, get counselling for trauma, mental health or substance issues, and transition to more permanent housing. Directions runs several facilities and programs for youth throughout Vancouver.
Directions is a division of Family Services of Greater Vancouver (FSGV), which for 90 years has provided trauma counselling and essential resources for children, families and individuals facing all kinds of life’s challenges.
There opportunities for relief positions which report to the Residential Management team. This position is located at our undisclosed Youth Haven and Safe House locations which are voluntary co-ed residential programs for at-risk youth aged 16 – 19 years who need a safe place to stay. This position works in a team of two staff members. The youth are encouraged to develop goals and links to appropriate services to address their needs. The programs accept intakes 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and it serves youth from all over the Lower Mainland.
Hours of work: Days, Evenings, Overnights, and Holidays
Education and training:
WHY WORK HERE?
Please submit your resume and/or cover letter (indicating the competition number #5-19 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to:
Salary/Pay Grade: Relief wages range between $20.58 and $ 22.04 depending on the program
Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: Until filled
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.
FSGV is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all gender expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities.
If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your contact information to for follow-up.
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