WJS Canada is currently looking for two individuals to join our Youth Horizons program in Victoria, as permanent, part-time Residence Workers.
Job Reference #J1120-0184
Youth Horizons program provides support in a safe home environment to at-risk youth (13-18 years of age) receiving services through the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD). WJS staff support these youth in making favorable choices that facilitate success in achieving a sustainable, healthy lifestyle in a safe, educational and nurturing environment. We provide positive role-modeling and consistent structure, within a trauma-informed care framework.
Youth Horizons, located in a freshly renovated two-story home in the Gordon Head area of Saanich, provides support in a safe home environment for at-risk youth (13-18 years of age) receiving services through the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD). Currently this co-ed home houses 4 female teens, with the potential for 2 additional youth. Our programs and services nurture personal growth, teach life skills and provide help for emotional issues, abuse, mental health concerns, abandonment and addictions.
The Residence Worker (RW) with overnight scheduling is part of a dynamic care-giver team and is responsible for assisting our person served (PS) to live successfully in residential settings in an accredited agency. Ensure physical, emotional, social, educational and medical needs are met. The Residence Worker assists the PS to enhance quality of life with activities of daily living and the development of life skills. They provide behavioural support and supervision in the program and community, implement and monitor individual program plans through observation and accurate reporting, and participate in operating and maintain the program. These positions require union membership with BCGEU.
Two (2) permanent, part-time positions:
***Prior to confirmation of employment with WJS Canada, all applicants are required to participate in MCFD screening and provide a current (dated within 6 months of hiring date) BC Ministry Check.***
As an ideal candidate you possess the following qualifications:
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