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 work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.
We are looking for a full-time Indigenous worker to support Indigenous youth in the Vancouver community. The IVSW worker provides one-to-one and group support for youth who are experiencing violence in the community. They work with youth and families to provide holistic, culturally grounded support and resources. This position requires experience and knowledge of working within the justice system as well as other systems. This is a unique role of a youth victim services worker that provides direct interventions as well as community-based advocacy and cultural connections.
The preferred candidate will have a strong ability to build relationships with youth, resilience and healing focus, and demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively with other community professionals. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated approach to social justice and anti-racist ways of being, as well as an ability to grow and learn in a collaborative environment. In recognition that this position works on the land of the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish nations, strong community connections are essential.
Academic and Job Experience Required:
Degree in Social Work, Child and Youth Care or related field plus one year experience or Diploma plus two years of direct experience working with Indigenous youth. Multiple years of direct experience will also be considered.
Salary Range: $24.49/hour – $27.87/hour, plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)
Apply at: https://pcrs-external.scouterecruit.net/jobs/PCRS111
“PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”
We are especially seeking candidates who identify as Indigenous and do anti-violence work through culturally and community-centred frameworks.
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