Job Posting 74582

Residential Child and Youth Care Worker
Alternate Shelter Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Coquitlam
closes in 65 days (Wed, 1 Dec)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $19.09 per hour and 4% in lieu of stat pay

We are a non-profit organization providing residential services to youth struggling with a range of issues, including addiction, attachment disorders, social skill deficits, anger management, contact with law enforcement and/or the sex trade, and mental health. Our resource is located in Coquitlam.

Qualifications:
1. Child and Youth Care Worker diploma or related degree and/or two years of experience in providing care to youth who have experienced conflict within the family and community at large, and exhibit conduct and behavioral disorders.
2. Practical and theoretical knowledge of adolescent development, youth issues and community resources.
3. Ability to maintain a non-judgmental attitude in the face of a variety of behaviors, and does not have biases in terms of culture, religion, race, creed, sexuality, ability or physical appearance.
4. Ability to perform well under pressure and handle crisis situations and conflict.
5. Ability to maintain strong personal boundaries with the youth and fellow staff members.
6. Sound oral communication skills and the ability to relay important information as needed.
7. Sound written communication skills, ability to fill out paperwork correctly and the ability to meet deadlines.
8. Valid standard first aid and food safe.
9. Valid class 5 driver’s license
10. Available to work anywhere from 8 hours a week up to 32 hours a week including evenings, weekends, and overnight shifts. Ability to work at least one overnight shift preferred.


We are looking for multiple enthusiastic, relief staff to join our team. Please apply with a cover letter and your resume. Successful applicants will need to complete two criminal records checks and a Tuberculin skin test.

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