Regular Part Time (17.5 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.
The youth housing support worker will provide one-on-one support to a caseload of young people ages 16 through 24. The youth housing support worker will help youth work on life skills and individualized goals, provide back-up support to other housing staff, and support participants in maintaining housing and transitioning into long term sustainable housing. The position involves coordinating with other case management staff and community supports. The successful applicant will have a background in the social service sector, nonviolent crisis intervention and experience liaising with on-site security and other emergency staff.
A solid background in work with LGBTQ2S* youth, Indigenous youth, at-risk youth, and youth exiting the foster care systems is required. Previous supportive housing work preferred. The youth housing support worker may have to lift up to 30 lbs and peform some physical tasks in helping youth move in/out of the program and meet the cleaning and hygiene standards of the building.
Academic and Job Experience Required:
B.A. or a degree in a related field, or a community service support worker (CSSW) diploma or a child and youth care counsellor (CYCC) diploma plus two years’ experience.
Youth Housing Supervisor-Kwayatsut
“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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