Job Posting 89811

Overnight Youth Housing Support Worker
Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver
closes in 16 days (Fri, 16 Dec)
part time  •  Salary Range: $27.81/hour – $29.00/hour, plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)

Overnight Youth Housing Support Worker

Vancouver Youth Housing Program (Alder/Seqouia/Kwayatsut)

Regular Part Time (17.5 hours/week) (Grid 13)

Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) is a large not-for-profit agency that serves some of the most vulnerable people in our communities from Vancouver to Hope. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities. Our strong agency values of advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being guide us in our work with participants and how we support our diverse staff. We place a high value on work-life balance. This is demonstrated through our compensation and comprehensive/fully employer-paid benefits package, including extended health and dental, sick leave, Municipal Pension, and flexible work options for many positions. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program, including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining a work-life balance. We take care of our people who care for the people we serve.

Position Summary:

The part time Housing Support Worker will provide one-on-one support to youth housing participants aged 16 through 24 and help them work on life skills and individualized goals, provide ongoing case management, and provide support to participants in maintaining housing. The position involves supporting participants with household tasks and room preparation for new move-ins/outs. The successful applicant will have a background in nonviolent crisis intervention, harm reduction approach and experience liaising with a team of supportive staff. A solid background in work with LGBTQ2S* youth, Indigenous youth, at-risk youth, and youth exiting the foster care systems is required. Previous supportive housing work preferred.

Staff will function as a part of an integrated case management team with other social service professionals such as MCFD social workers, mental health, and addictions support staff and education support workers. This worker will be a part of a team of workers providing 24-7 support on site at PCRS’s Kwayatsut, Alder or Seqouia Program which is a supported living apartment complex.

The hours of this position are scheduled in the evening and overnight awake hours.

Primary Duties:

  • Assisting participants to set and achieve personal goals
  • Facilitating successful transition to long term sustainable housing after program involvement
  • Supporting participants with household tasks
  • Keeping accurate and up to date case notes and files
  • Helping support cleanliness and upkeep of programming site.

Academic and Job Experience Required:

B.A. or a degree in a related field, a community service support worker (CSSW) diploma or child & youth care counsellor (CYCC) diploma plus two years’ experience. Extensive field experience and/or combination of relevant life experience will be taken into consideration.

Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check, including the vulnerable sector
  • Proof of being fully Vaccinated for Covid 19
  • Standard first aid certificate and CPR

Desired Requirements:

  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention – CPI

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:       

Ange Myers- Overnight Supervisor - Vancouver Youth Housing Program

Salary Range:   $27.81/hour – $29.00/hour, plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)
Closing Date:   Friday, December 2, 2022, at 4:30pm

Apply at: https://pcrs-external.scouterecruit.net/jobs/PCRS431

 

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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