Resource Centre Youth Worker
Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 8 days (Fri, 14 Oct) full time
• $27.81/hour – $29.00/hour, plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)
PCRS requires a full-time youth Worker who will primarily work evening and weekend hours to support staff, partners, and participants at the Broadway Youth Resource Centre. Staff require knowledge of addictions and mental health, including harm reduction. Knowledge of local resources is needed. This site is located in Vancouver. This site is a multi-service, multi-agency program serving youth ages 12-24 from across the Lower Mainland.
Develop and facilitate youth programming within the hub
Support youth, partners, and visitors to connect with the right program
Outreach with youth to attend appointments and make community connections
Work regularly scheduled shifts on the Resource Room floor, providing youth with basic needs and relational case management
Develop partnerships with relevant agencies and programs to support access for youth
Provide case management support to youth
Connect with social workers, youth outreach and other supports for youth
Support resource room culture and maintain safer spaces for youth
Maintain health and safety of resource room space
Provide harm reduction education and supplies and provide appropriate referrals
Be able to assess mental health risks for individuals and provide appropriate interventions and or referral
Academic and Job Experience Required:
B.A. in Social Work, Education, Social Justice, Community Development or related discipline or a combination of education, life experience and related work experience with at-risk youth under the age of 24, including case management and program development/facilitation.
Criminal Record Check, including the vulnerable sector
Proof of being fully Vaccinated for Covid19
Strong understanding of anti-oppression, trauma-informed, and decolonizing practices
Facilitation and program development training
Crisis Intervention and/or De-escalation training
Training to address Depression/Suicide/Mental Health Assessment
Additional training in substance uses treatment/support recovery
The second language in Cantonese/Mandarin, Farsi, Spanish or another language relevant to East Vancouver/Midtown community is an asset
Individuals who are Indigenous or LGBTQ2S are encouraged to apply
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Manager, Broadway Youth Resource Centre
Salary Range: $27.81/hour – $29.00/hour, with a full benefits package
Closing Date: Friday, September 30, 2022, at 4:30pm
The 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."
How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please Note: WorkInNonProfits.ca is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.
Thanks for looking on WorkInNonProfits.ca and good luck with your job search!