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 Youth Engagement Programmer leads and facilitates youth engagement and is responsible for the Broadway Youth Resource Centre’s operation. Youth Leadership Programming, including peer navigators, aims to create youth-led opportunities in the centre, including program development and delivery, community-centred programming opportunities, and Youth Leadership through BYRCs Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). The position works within Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) to ensure the provision of effective and efficient services to the participants. They are also responsible for providing responsive and reflective weekly programming for youth within the East Vancouver Community which supports creating connections and programming that is low-barrier, culturally relevant, and centred within a harm reduction framework. The Youth Engagement Programmer works to empower youth in having meaningful input and leadership in delivering services and development of culture at the Broadway Youth Resource Centre. The Programmer will facilitate groups and workshops supporting program and youth goals. This position will support the Resource Room by being present on the floor with Resource Room staff.
Academic and Job Experience Required:
“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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