Regular Full-Time (35 hours/week)
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.
The Pathways to Education Program™ is a national program, operating in 21 communities across Canada and provides a comprehensive set of academic, social, financial, and individual supports to youth. The Vancouver program location is part of a place-based collective impact initiative, the Our Place Graduation Strategy. The Surrey program location holds strong partnerships with the local schools and school districts to deliver the program.
The Youth Outreach Worker is responsible for providing individualized case management and group programming facilitation to support youth succeed both academically and socially. This position involves developing relationships with youth as well as liaising with family members, school personnel, and community staff to support the educational needs of youth. In addition, Youth Outreach Workers will support after-school tutoring and mentoring programming based in the community. The successful candidate will be dynamic, skilled and experienced in connecting with diverse communities, including Aboriginal, newcomer, and LGBTQ youth to ensure they feel safe, supported, and connected. This position reports to the Program Supervisor of the Pathways Surrey Program.
1) 1 to 1 Case Management:
2) Develop supportive and engaging relationships with youth:
3) Support the design, development, and facilitation of tutoring and mentoring:
Dimensions of Work
Academic and Job Experience Required:
Post-secondary degree in education, Social Work, Psychology, or Child and Youth Care diploma. Plus 2 years’ experience working with diverse youth populations, or a combination of related education and work experience with youth.
We strongly encourage candidates with the following attributes to apply:
This is given the needs of our youth and families, many of whom are from Aboriginal, Chinese, Vietnamese, or Arab backgrounds.
Closing Date: Open until filled
Number of Openings: 1 Opening in Vancouver
“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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