JOB OPPORTUNITY: 10K Housing Support Worker (Casual)
10K Housing Support Worker Competition # 89-21
ABOUT DIRECTIONS YOUTH SERVICES
Directions Youth Services provides 24/7 support to at-risk, homeless, and street-involved youth under 25. Vancouver’s most vulnerable youth can connect with supports, get counselling for trauma, mental health or substance issues, and transition to more permanent housing. Directions runs several facilities and programs for youth throughout Vancouver.
Directions is a division of Family Services of Greater Vancouver (FSGV), which for 90 years has provided trauma counselling and essential resources for children, families and individuals facing all kinds of life’s challenges.
These are hourly positions that reports to the Manager of Supported Housing and Transitions. These positions support youth, 16-19 years old, who are living in independent suites in The Kettle on Burrard. In collaboration with the 10K program coordinator, the 10K Housing Assistance Worker will encourage and support positive youth engagement opportunities through individualized service planning, weekly groups and on-site evening activities. Youth are referred to this program by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services (VACFSS).
WHY WORK HERE?
If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website:
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.
Salary/Pay Grade: GS6, Step 1 $21.41 per hour
Location: Directions Youth Services – 1138 Burrard St. Vancouver, BC
Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: Remain open until filled
FSGV is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all genders expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities.
If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #89-21 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information to for follow-up.
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