Youth Support Worker
Traverse Program - Chilliwack
Supervisor: YSW Team Lead
Closing Date: 31 March 2023, at 4:30 p.m.
Auxiliary (Flexible hours will be required)
Grid 13-R ($26.42 - $29.00)
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.
The YSW auxiliary staff will be working a variety of days, evenings, or overnight awake shifts, as well as any day between Monday – Sunday. The auxiliary YSW works as part of a large multi-disciplinary team that provides treatment for substance use for youth (13-18) in a residential setting. The team works within the strategic objectives of the Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) to ensure the provision of effective and efficient services to our participants. As a member of the treatment team, the auxiliary YSW will utilize trauma-informed practice to provide basic care, case planning and to respond to the emotional and practical needs of youth.
Responsibilities (Overnight Awake)
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. We work with youth and vulnerable adults in the areas of education, employment, housing, substance use and mental health, and youth and family support services. We are CARF Accredited and a Certified Living Wage Employer.
Our Vision - Everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities!
Our Mission - To inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration.
Our Values - Advocacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Empowerment, Service Excellence, Stewardship, Well-being
We are grateful to operate on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷm əθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), Qw'?ntl'en (Kwantlen), se’mya’me (Semiahmoo), sc̓əwaθən məsteyəxʷ (Tsawwassen), q̓ic̓əy (Katzie), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Coquitlam), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), máthxwi (Matsqui) and Stó:lō Nations.
ü Equitable Base Pay – we are a Certified Living Wage Employer
ü Extended health, prescription, dental & vision care plan, with 100% Employer-Paid Premiums*
ü Membership in the Municipal Pension Plan with generous employer contributions *
ü Flexible schedules and earned time off program *
ü Full-day agency orientation and extensive training, with regular ongoing performance evaluations
ü In-house digital and classroom learning opportunities; staff funding for professional development *
ü Opportunities to use your voice & participate in committees on policy, wellness, safety, EDI, etc.
* Eligibility will vary depending on terms and role requirements – details for this posting will be provided on request.
Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact our HR department at . Personal information will be kept confidential.
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