Have you, or someone you know, had their employment disrupted or impacted as a result of COVID-19, and is now available to work? WJS Canada is hiring casual / on-call workers to care for the individuals within our programs.
WJS Canada has a number of programs within the Lower Mainland / Fraser Valley, such as:
• Concord House - Youth Residential
• Cornerstone – Community Living Services
• Fraser House - Community Living Services
• Gladstone House - Community Living Services
• Maple Ridge Emergency Receiving - Youth Residential
• Our Place – Community Living Services
• River’s Edge - Community Living Services
• Shortstop Youth Resource – Youth Residential
• Sumas House - Youth Residential
Each of the Community Living programs provide essential services to adults we serve with personalized support programs that stress independence, support unique strengths and qualities, and encourage integration into the community.
Our Youth Residential programs are designed to encourage youth to reach their full potential by discovering their own inner strengths. Programs balance life skill education with recreation in a culturally appropriate context; encouraging positive life changes and increasing the young person’s self-esteem in a therapeutic environment.
We are currently hiring for Residential Child and Youth Workers (RCYW) - essential service positions. Each of our programs has implemented additional safety measures for the health and safety of our employees and persons served, in compliance with Government recommendations.
Interviews may be conducted via web-based / online resources, as necessary.
The Residential Child and Youth Worker (RCYW) provides care to children, youth or adults with moderate to severe behavioural problems in a residential or day program setting in an accredited agency. As key worker for assigned persons served, the RCYW is responsible for overall development and care of those individuals. In conjunction with the individual’s care team, the RCYW assesses physical, psychological, social and developmental needs, and designs and implements individualized personal service plans and plans of care that address and meet those needs. The RCYW also participates in the operation and maintenance of the program.
Available positions within the programs in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley require union membership with CUPE and employees must be available to work a variety of roles and shifts such as weekdays, weekends and evening shifts, that could include (but not limited to) scheduling of 0700-1500, 0800-1600, 1300-2100, 1600-2400 and 2400-0800.
As an ideal candidate you possess:
**Prior to being able to work at any Children and Youth programs, applicants will be required to participate in the mandatory MCFD screening as a condition of confirmed employment with WJS Canada.**
**Prior to confirmation of employment, ALL applicants must provide a current (dated within 6 months of hire date) BC Ministry of Justice Check. This check can take a number of weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.
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