Job Posting 80159

Integration Support Worker
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 69 days (Sun, 31 Jul)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $21.41 per hour
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Integration Support Worker – Hourly
Integration Support Worker Competition #5-22
We are a community-based, not-for profit organization with approximately 80 social services programs and 420 employees across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. We provide counselling and other essential services to the most vulnerable people in our communities. For over 90 years, we’ve inspired and supported those who need help reaching their full potential. We work to ensure children are nurtured, youth find optimism, adults feel empowered, and parents make choices that build strong families.
Our values are:  • Innovation  • Integrity  • Diversity  • Optimism  • Excellence
We provide a supportive workplace for our staff and professional, effective services for our clients, including counselling, therapy, advocacy, education and community services.
Here’s what we can do together:
Provide one to one and group support to children and youth with developmental disabilities and behavioural challenges, formulating goals, action plans and strategies together with clients and their caregivers, under the support and guidance of the Coordinators and Managers. Through community based recreational activities, increase each individual’s independence and provide support to the family from a client-centered approach. Work directly with children and youth who may have diagnoses such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down’s Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Fragile X syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, and/or mental health concerns such as anxiety and depression.
What you bring:
  • Two years of post secondary education or training in child & youth care or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience working with children and youth with developmental disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder 
  • Ability to teach functional life skills in a community setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children and youth with developmental disabilities, and their families
  • Ability to maintain a client’s safety in the community
  • Criminal record check is a condition of employment
  • Emergency First Aid is mandatory
  • Driver’s License is not required
  • Evening and weekend availability
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status will be required 
Your key contributions:
  • Supporting children and youth with developmental disabilities or experiencing challenging family dynamics
  • Coaching children and youth through life transitions
  • Forming supportive relationships with families and caregivers
  • Completing confidential paperwork
  • Planning fun learning activities in the community
  • Working together with social workers, behaviour consultants and other professionals as part of an integrated team
What we offer you:
FSGV offers purposeful careers, serving the most vulnerable members of our community. This role offers you the opportunity to help children and youth thrive and make a positive impact in our community.
FSGV supports career development and training for staff to reach their potential, offering mentorship, paid training and professional advancement in a supportive environment. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, wellness and a safe, inclusive and welcoming workplace that values diversity and respect for all.
Work Hours: 10-30 hours per week (we require a minimum commitment of 10 hours/ week) plus ongoing training.
Client direct time is scheduled on weekends and after school, on the same day each week for a minimum of 13 months
Applications from eligible individuals able to commit the same day and time for 13 months and participation in ongoing professional development are welcomed.
Salary: $21.41 per hour (GS 6 Step 1)
Location: Vancouver, Burnaby, New West, and Richmond
Post End Date: We review candidates on an ongoing basis
How to apply:
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.
We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we so proudly serve, while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, people of all gender expressions and sexual orientations including queer, trans, and two-spirit people. In our words and actions, we recognize the challenges for those facing inequalities, while acknowledging our privilege, as we continuously strive to remove bias and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles with the Agency.
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 #5-22 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information to for follow-up.
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