Job Posting 83810

Youth Transition Worker
Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver
closes in 32 days (Fri, 24 Jun)
full time  •  27.26/hour – $28.43/hour, plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)

Primary Duties:

The BYRC Transition to Adulthood program supports youth 19 years of age and under in the foster care system.  Transition workers provide one to one support to program participants as they prepare the exit the foster care system. The successful applicant will be responsible for the management of their caseload within the program team.  The core role is to provide individual support for youth to assist them in a successful transition to independent living when they exit foster care. The Transition worker will also facilitate workshops for the youth on the team’s caseload and those who access the BYRC drop in hours                 

Academic and Job Experience Required:

  • Applicants should possess a B.A. or a degree in a related field (Social Work, Child, & Youth Care). A combination of related education and experience may be considered.
  • Proven ability to facilitate workshops that provide life skills, employment readiness, and skills for independent living.
  • Proven ability to work with youth who experience challenges such as substance use and mental health concerns and youth leaving the foster care system.

Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check, including the vulnerable sector
  • Proof of being fully Vaccinated for Covid19
  • Standard first-aid certificate and CPR

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience working with multi-barriered youth from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with youth dealing with mental health and addictions challenges.
  • Sound judgement and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Clear and concise communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong understanding of non-binary gender representations, expressions, and identities.
  • Strong understanding of Aboriginal culture and impacts of colonialism, racism, and oppression.
  • Strong understanding of the foster care and other child welfare systems.
  • Certificate of completion for nonviolent crisis intervention or similar program.
  • Valid driver’s license and use of own vehicle will be an asset. 

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