JANUARY 12, 2023| EXTERNAL/INTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 23-001
Position: Youth Justice Worker – Permanent, Full Time
Location: Youth Justice - Youth Services Program – White Rock, BC
Hours: 35 hours/week
We are looking for a Youth Justice Worker to join our Sources Youth Justice team! This individual must be an independent team player, have a passion for working with youth, and have a good understanding of culturally safe, trauma informed, and strength-based approaches.
SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization providing support and hope to communities in the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island, and across Northern BC. Sources strives to create vibrant and resilient communities through support to adults, children, youth, and families facing challenges in life such as mental health, disability, poverty, substance use, and conflict. We support our communities through leadership, education, and volunteerism.
Sources is committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth and reconciliation. People of all races, cultures, ethnicities, LGBTQ2S+, and abilities are welcomed to work with us. We value diversity, respect, and collaboration as we promote our mission: social wellness for our community.
Description of position
Reporting to the Youth Services Manager, the Youth Justice Worker is a permanent employee of Sources Community Resources. Responsibilities include providing support and monitoring of youth involved in the justice system. The Youth Justice Worker will network with and prepare written reports and/or required documentation for the MCFD Youth Probation Officer(s). The Youth Justice Worker will also provide transportation and support for youth in the program. Other parts of this job may include supporting the youth in finding and completing community work service hours as well as conducting curfew checks. Additionally, this position also receives referrals from the MCFD Child and Youth Mental Health team. The service goals typically include supporting the youth in emotion regulation and community engagement. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong ability to develop therapeutic rapport with youth. An important part of this role is to complete required documentation including completing monthly reports, providing updates to referring agent, session notes, and other administrative work. The work is outreach in nature, requires shift flexibility and is provided mainly in South Surrey and White Rock area.
Program Specific Responsibilities:
Start Date: asap
Closing Date: when filled
How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Azadeh Miley, Manager at . Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.
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