Youth Outreach Worker
Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 4 days ago (Fri, 23 Sep) full time
• $27.81/hour – $29.00/hour, plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)
The Youth Outreach Worker is responsible for providing individualized case management and group programming facilitation to support youth succeed both academically and socially. This position involves developing relationships with youth as well as liaising with family members, school personnel, and community staff to support the educational needs of youth. In addition, Youth Outreach Workers will support the after-school tutoring and mentoring programming based in the community. The successful candidate will be dynamic, skilled, and experienced in connecting with diverse communities, including Aboriginal, newcomer, and LGBTQ youth to ensure they feel safe, supported, and connected. This position reports to the Program Supervisor of the Pathways Surrey Program
1)1 to 1 Case Management:
Develop plans in collaboration with youth and appropriate adults (i.e., Parents, guardians, teachers & other school staff, community partners) to address the educational needs/goals of individual youth
Monitor and support youth progress, engagement and participation in the program and liaise with program staff
Engage with families and facilitate their involvement in the educational goals and plans for youth in the program
Provide advocacy and support to assist youth access information and support services
2)Developsupportive and engaging relationships with youth:
Work with youth to identify goals, strengths, issues, and students concerns, while supporting their participation in tutoring, mentoring, school, and community activities
3) Support the design, development, and facilitation oftutoringand mentoring:
Develop diverse resources that address specific learning styles, abilities and needs
Support youth to fully engage in tutoring and mentoring program
Provide support and mentorship to volunteers to engage with youth with effective tutoring and mentoring techniques
Dimensions of Work :
Primary interface is directly with youth, volunteers, and colleagues in the Pathways program
Direct reporting relationship to Program Supervisor
Coordination and sharing information with relevant program, school, families, and community staff
Hours – early afternoon into evening time and occasional weekends (regular workdays may include 11-7 PM, 12-8 PM).
Flexibility is required as there may be a need for earlier or later hours depending upon circumstances to offer support to youth at key times.
Travel between multiple sites in the designated community
Academic and Job Experience Required:
Post-secondary degree in education, Social Work, Psychology, or Child and youth Care diploma. Plus 2 years’ experience working with diverse youth populations, or a combination of related education and work experience with youth.
Criminal Record Check, including the vulnerable sector
Proof of being fully Vaccinated for Covid19
Standard first aid and CPR (training provided if needed)
Use of own vehicle with reimbursement
Clean driver’s abstract
Experience working with youth and families in Strathcona, DTES and Chinatown
Experience providing 1-to-1 case management in an education context
Experience working in programs supporting the educational success for youth in this community
Experience and/or knowledge of working with the public school system (grade 7 -12)
Specific training and/or experience with youth with special needs or new language learners
Experience working with and guiding volunteers
Experience facilitation of groups
Knowledge of community and social services
Understanding of impact of racism and oppression
Understanding of impact of settlement journey
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Pathways Program Associate manager
Salary Range: $27.81/hour – $29.00/hour, plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Offer of employment is conditional upon the applicant providing us with proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19
"Pacific Community Resources Society is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples and visible minorities. Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact our H.R. department at . Personal information will be kept confidential."
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