Term Full Time (35 hours/week) (Four-Month Term)
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.
The primary role of the Community Work Service Worker is to provide youth with opportunities to complete court-ordered community work service hours. The Worker will secure placements for youth, provide support to youth, document hours and provide feedback to Probation Officers. This position requires an understanding of the Criminal Youth Justice Act and experience working with youth on probation. This position also involves community outreach, marketing, working with funders and experience in life skills training. A solid ability to use initiative and to function independently is also required.
Hours must be flexible to accommodate participant schedules. The specific hours and days of the week can be negotiated between the Worker and Manager to meet both the needs of the program and the Worker.
1) Youth Support:
2) Community Outreach/Public Relations/Advocacy:
3) Administrative and Financial:
4) To Maintain Health and Safety:
Academic and Job Experience Required:
B.A. in a related field plus one year experience, OR Child and Youth Care Diploma plus two years experience OR a combination of related work experience and education with at-risk or multi-barrier population.
Closing Date: Open until position is filled.
"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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