Job Posting 92864

Child and Youth Worker
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 24 days (Mon, 17 Apr)
part time  •  $1128.96 gross biweekly

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Child and Youth Care Worker


Child and Youth Care Worker (Permanent Part Time) Vancouver Family Preservation and Reunification Competition #18-23




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:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Starting at three weeks’ vacation for full time staff
  • Three (3) paid household leave days a year
  • Two paid Wellness Day a year
  • Paid sick days
  • Two and a half paid Agency days for full time staff
  • Five paid days for education leave/year
  • One paid Moving Day/year
  • Subsidized professional association annual dues (if applicable)
  • A work culture that values transparency, teamwork, learning, fairness and integrity


Health and Wellness Resources:

  • Generous group health/dental benefits after 3 months.
  • Three flex options for health/dental coverage depending on the coverage you need
  • Option of psychological/counselling services (up to $1500/year)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Long Term Disability Plan
  • Group Life Insurance, Travel insurance, ++


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Child and Youth Care or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training
  • Two years' experience working with children and youth with behavioural challenges or mental and/or physical disabilities or those transitioning through family changes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Work with children and youth who have been impacted by family crisis such as: domestic violence, foster placement, parental illness or incapacity
  • Support children and youth who may have developmental delays
  • Utilizing modelling, coaching and counseling to assist children and youth through transitions
  • Plan, implement and evaluate service plan goals and outcomes in partnership with clients, their caregivers, Family Preservation counsellors and other services
  • Ability to identify health and safety issues for children and youth and take the appropriate actions
  • Knowledge of child development, transitional themes, family dynamics
  • Knowledge of Child Protection laws, regulations and concerns which may be attached to criminal investigations, police involvement, court orders, or probation

Additional Requirements

  • Successful completion of criminal record check
  • Emergency First Aid is mandatory
  • Driver’s License
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status will be required 


How to apply:

If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website, 


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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