SEPT. 7, 2022| EXTERNAL/INTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 22-110
Position: Youth Mental Health Outreach Worker – Mental Health Child and Youth Program
Location: White Rock, BC and Fleetwood/Cloverdale area.
Hours: 35 hours/week; permanent full-time
We are looking for a Youth Mental Health Worker to join our Sources Mental Health Child and Youth outreach team! This individual must be able to work well independently, be a great team player, have a passion for working with youth, and have a good understanding of trauma informed and strength-based approaches.
SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing support, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Prince George, and Parksville for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We welcome people of all genders, races, cultures, ethnicities and abilities. We strive to create more vibrant and resilient communities by offering support to children, youth, families, persons with disabilities, seniors, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and others who are coping with isolation, addiction, mental illness, poverty, disability and conflict. We also support our communities through leadership, education and volunteerism.
SOURCES is also committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth, reconciliation and resurgence.
We value diversity, respect and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.
Description of position
Reporting to the Youth Services Manager, the Youth Mental Health Outreach worker is a permanent employee of Sources Community Resources. This position receives referrals from the MCFD Child and Youth Mental Health team to support youth to build adaptive skills and self-management. The worker will intervene with the client to support the goals as directed by the referring Mental Health Clinician. Activities include, but are not limited to, socialization, symptom reduction and skill development. Integrated case management required. The Youth Mental Health worker requires an ability to enable children/youth (ages 6 to 18) to engage in positive and developmentally appropriate activities with peers and in the community. Requires the ability to provide activity based interventions including one-to-one work or group work focusing on skill building and/or support stabilizing in the community. The Worker will network with and prepare written reports and/or required documentation for the MCFD Mental Health Clinicians. Transporting clients in own vehicle also required. The Worker must demonstrate an ability and willingness to initiate contact with difficult to serve youth. The work is outreach in nature, requires shift flexibility and is provided mainly in the Fleetwood/Cloverdale area.
Program Specific Responsibilities:
Start Date: ASAP
Closing Date: When filled. Internal candidates will be contacted asap
How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Azadeh Miley at . Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.
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