JOB POSTING # 2021-14-10
Residential Youth Worker
Wage: $23.10 per hour
Must have availability Mon-Fri for 12hr overnight (7PM-7AM) and 12hr day (7AM-7PM) shifts
Archway Community Services has been helping people since 1969. We provide more than 85 programs and services to clients at every stage of life. Our vision for the future is justice, opportunities and equitable access for all. We strive toward that goal by fostering community well-being and social justice through positive action and leadership. Come help us help people.
The Residential Youth Worker participates in the day-to-day operation of the Residential Youth Program and provides short-term stabilization, outreach, and reunification services to clients. The position uses the principles of wraparound care and trauma-informed care to support clients in crisis or to mitigate the risk of placement breakdown. The Residential Youth Worker is part of a team that provides clients with a trauma-informed, developmentally and culturally appropriate environment to address and mitigate crisis and support overall wellness. This is an awake position; all shifts are awake shifts
Requirements and qualifications
Education and Certification:
Knowledge and Skill Set:
This position is required to work in, at times, a stressful environment, often dealing with youth in crisis situations. Issues are often related to physical and/or emotional abuse, and/or drug and alcohol abuse. Flexibility and the ability to manage emergency situations are ongoing expectations of this position. Program delivery activities may require a moderate level of physical fitness to effectively carry out duties of the position.
This position is sensitive in that it requires a high degree of trust and is directly and indirectly involved with the care of children. Maintenance of a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Driver’s Abstract is required.
No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Your resume may also be forwarded to other Programs for their consideration for their job vacancies. If you do not wish for your application to be shared with other Programs, please send an e-mail to with DO NOT FORWARD TO OTHER PROGRAMS, in the subject line of the e-mail and the job reference number to which you applied, in the body of the e-mail.
Archway's goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
We invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our employees.
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