Job Posting 67562

Youth Support Worker
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Surrey
closes in 23 days (Fri, 12 Feb)
casual / on-call

Position:          Youth Support Worker                                      Type          :       Relief (varied shifts/round-the-clock)

Program:         AMUT                                                                   Posting #  :       YW-2500-210104

Location:         Surrey                                                                  Salary Scale:    Level 3

Schedule:        AM/PM,  Weekend & Statutory                          Closing Date:   Open Until Filled



The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver (EFry) is a charitable organization that supports women, girls and children at risk, involved in or affected by the justice system. Our programs work to break the cycle of poverty, addiction, mental illness, homelessness and crime.


Located in Surrey, A’mut is a full time live in program for adjudicated Indigenous female youth between the ages of 13-to-18 as an alternative to incarceration. Youth care workers manage the day to day living environment, and provide culture-based programming that addresses substance use, wellness and mastering new skills for their futures. Staff are supported by an art therapist, Elder, and community-based resources.



  • Establish rapport with young females to ensure their safety and well-being on a daily basis
  • Record all activities and interactions with participants
  • Lead daily group activities and participate in case management while living among the women
  • Monitor day-to-day operations of residence to ensure quality control for all equipment and maximum cleaning effectiveness



  • Two year Diploma in Child & Youth Counselling plus 2 years related experience or the equivalent

              combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum 6 months experience in residential environment with knowledge of issues related to

               substance abuse and violence.

  • Good working knowledge of legislation and policies related to Social Assistance and Mental

               Health Act.



  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Negative TB Test, Food Safe Level 1 and Standard First Aid with CPR-C,

and Dr’s Note of fitness required

  • Local Police search and Provincial Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Clearance required
  • Must have own vehicle and valid BC driver’s licence
  • Satisfactory driver’s abstract
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.


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