Job Posting 61186

Resource Centre Youth Worker
Pacific Community Resources
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, vancouver
closing tomorrow (Fri, 28 Feb)
contract - full time  •  $24.01/hour - $27.33/hour
Broadway Youth Resource Centre - Vancouver (Job #8360 – 2001)

Term Full-Time (35 hours/week)  (One year Term)

 

PCRS is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our mission is to inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. We value advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being. We have been recognized for placing a high value on work-life balance. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining a work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.

 

Position Summary:

PCRS requires a 35 hour full-time experienced youth worker who will work primarily resource room hours to support staff, partners and participants at the Broadway Youth Resource Centre. Located in East Vancouver, this site is a multi-service; multi-agency program serving youth ages 12-24 from across the Lower Mainland.

 

Primary Duties:

  • Develop and facilitate youth programming within the hub
  • Support youth, partners and visitors to connect with the right program
  • Outreach with youth to attend appointments and make community connections
  • Provide support to youth applying to and on AYA and YAG programs.
  • Administer the HSBC Bank Canada National Transformation Projects education and support fund to former/current Youth in Care.
  • Provide education supports to youth at the centre.
  • Develop partnerships with relevant agencies and programs to support access for youth
  • Provide case management support with youth
  • Support resource room culture and maintain safer spaces for youth
  • Maintain health and safety of resource room space
  • Reconcile petty cash, bus tickets and gift cards on a monthly basis

Academic and Job Experience Required:

B.A. in Social Work, Education, Social Justice, Community Development or related discipline

or a combination of education and related work experience with at-risk youth under the age of 24, including case management and program development/facilitation.

                                             

Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector

Desired Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of anti-oppression, trauma-informed, and decolonizing practices
  • Facilitation and program development training
  • Crisis Intervention and/or De-escalation training
  • Training to address Depression/Suicide/Mental Health Assessment
  • Additional training in substance use treatment/support recovery
  • Second language in Cantonese/Mandarin, Farsi, Spanish or another language relevant to East Vancouver/Midtown community an asset
  • Individuals who are Indigenous or LGBTQ2S are encouraged to apply

 

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:         

  • Resource Room Supervisor, Broadway Youth Resource Centre
Salary Range:     $24.01/hour – $27.33/hour, Plus term benefit package (100% employer paid)
Closing Date:     February 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

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“PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”

 

                         

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