Job Posting 72786

Child and Youth Care Counsellor - Special Services to Children and their Families
Options Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Surrey, BC
closed 4 days ago (Tue, 27 Jul)
part time  •  Competitive Wage - Benefits not applicable

The Child and Youth Care Counsellor will provide one to one service to children aged 3-18 years who have autism and/or developmental disabilities. The program focuses on community integration, family support, appropriate behaviour and development of communication, social and life skills.




  • Working with children ages 3-18 who have a developmental disability, may also include work with adults with development disabilities.
  • Creating and implementing strategies designed to work toward individual client goals such as the development of social and life skills, communication skills, behavior management skills and community involvement.
  • Evaluating client’s progress with written reports and journal notes.
  • Maintain and submit accurate monthly schedules, as well as records of expenses and hours worked.



Education, Training, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or a related combination of education and experience
  • Current Level I First Aid certificate required
  • Unrestricted Class 4 Drivers License or ability to obtain one within 6 months
  • Use of a reliable vehicle for business purposes (business insurance will be required)


Assets include:

  • Fluency in a second language.
  • Crisis Line experience.
  • Previous work with children with developmental disabilities.


  • Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
  • Good organization, time and general management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Energy and enthusiasm for working with children who have autism and/or a developmental disability


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