JOB OPPORTUNITY: Child and Youth Care Worker
Child and Youth Care Worker (Permanent Part Time) Vancouver Family Preservation and Reunification Competition #18-23
DO YOU WANT A MEANINGFUL CAREER, HELPING OTHERS? JOIN US!
About the Role
At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we’ve been helping people in crisis since 1928. As a non-profit, we help people develop skills and knowledge, empowering our neighbours to create positive change in their lives. Our team is made up of more than 420 staff, including expert counsellors and support workers who provide compassionate, client-centered care to youth experiencing homelessness, families and children impacted by trauma, victims of domestic violence, and other vulnerable people from an evidence-based, trauma-informed lens. We believe in building a brighter future for all British Columbians and providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all our staff.
Provide one to one, and group support to children and youth with mental, physical and behavioural challenges, formulating goals, action plans and strategies together with clients and their caregivers. Through community based recreational activities, the Child and Youth Care worker supports clients, using coaching, modeling and supportive counselling, to develop life skills, age and ability-appropriate independence and integration in the community. The Child and Youth Care worker will connect with Family Preservation counsellors, social workers, behaviour consultants, educational staff and families as part of an integrated team. This position responds to children, youth and families referred through the MCFD-gated Family Preservation program where child protection concerns have been identified
About Our Opportunity:
Our Valued Benefits:
Health and Wellness Resources:
Pension: Pension plan enrollment
Work Hours: 21 hours per week. Several positions available. Hours may vary with evening and weekend availability required
Salary: Starting at a GS9 Step 1($1128.96 gross biweekly) 21-hour week
Office Location: 4103 Fraser Street at East King Edward, Vancouver, BC V5V 4E9
Service Location: Vancouver
Posting End Date: Posting will remain open until all positions are filled
What you bring:
Education, Training, Experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
How to apply:
If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website,https://fsgv.ca/careers/?gnk=job&gni=8a78859f86e836ae0186f1fd01ea5787&gns=Work+In+Non+Profits
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.
We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we so proudly serve, while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, people of all gender expressions and sexual orientations including queer, trans, and two-spirit people. In our words and actions, we recognize the challenges for those facing inequalities, while acknowledging our privilege, as we continuously strive to remove bias and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles with the Agency.
If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #18-23 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information to for follow-up. **if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the Comments section at the bottom of the online application**
Our programs are located on the traditional, ancestral, and unseeded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw(Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil Waututh), Qayqayt,Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwekwetlem,Semiahmoo,Matsqui,and Tsawwassen First Nations. Huy ch q’u.
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