Job Posting 94214

Team Lead – Honour Secondary School
Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 7 days (Thu, 8 Jun)
full time  •  Grid 18 ($34.69 - $36.19/hour)

Team Lead – Honour Secondary School         

Regular Full-Time - Surrey                          

Supervisor: Jacquie Robertson, Manager Youth Services- Surrey North


Regular Full-time (35 hours/week)

Grid 18 ($34.69 - $36.19/hour)

Closing Date: May 31st, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.


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 Honour Secondary School (HSS) Team Lead is responsible for day-to-day administrative operations, ensuring the consistent delivery of care and case planning and management for students referred to HSS.  The core role is to provide youth care and supervision to staff members ensuring that a consistent approach is being used to achieve identified goals and to carry out program administrative tasks.   


The HSS Team Lead will have a sound understanding of all legislation and policy that impact children, youth, and families, with special emphasis on youth criminal justice and child welfare policy.  They will have knowledge of youth issues, cultural awareness, equity, special needs, and community development. Specific responsibilities include  administrative supervision; clinical leadership and supervision; quality assurance; and program planning.  The HSS Team Lead will have a solid understanding of youth dynamics and trends affecting marginalized youth, adolescent development, mental health, neurodevelopment disorders such as FASD and ASD, MCFD policy and legislation, the ecological model, community engagement, staff development, and the agency’s policies and procedures.  An understanding of alternate education specifically in an independent school environment is essential.



  • Demonstrates and supports a strong culture of program excellence, where a positive, dynamic, productive, and open-minded team environment is created and maintained. Values of fairness, inclusiveness and diversity are fostered.
  • Creates a learning environment by modelling openness and ability to be self-reflective and encourages others to constantly strive to understand their strengths and learn from trying new things and receiving feedback.
  • Community engagement and building strong partnerships with the MCFD, as well as RCMP and other agencies will also be a primary responsibility of the position. 
  • Coordinates supervision of staff, practicum students, peer mentors, and volunteer placements, etc. Conducts program and position orientation provides regularly scheduled supervision meetings, performance management reviews and performance appraisal documentation; creates an individualized professional development plan with employees and provides growth opportunities through delegation, feedback, performance reviews, professional training, coaching and mentorship.
  • Work with the students to holistically assess their current situation, including strengths, skills, short- and longer-term goals. Develops individual plans in collaboration with youth and school staff to meet individualized needs.
  • Works in partnership with the teaching staff and principal to ensure programming and activities enhance the B.C. Secondary Curriculum as designed.


  • M.A. or B.A. in Child and Youth Care or Social Work or a related field plus five (5) years related experience.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in a combination of direct supervision and leadership skills.
  • Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector.
  • Class 5 driver’s license and driver’s abstract with Business Insurance use
  • Use of own vehicle with reimbursement
  • Standard first-aid certificate and CPR


Who We Are

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.


We Offer

o   Generous paid vacation time, personal time, sick time; additional paid time off for life events

o   Additional paid holidays, ex. Easter Monday, Boxing Day

  • Extended health, prescription, dental & vision care plan, with 100% Employer-Paid Premiums

o   Disability and Life Insurance Coverage

o   Employee & Family Assistance Program including preventative health & counselling.

  • Membership in the Municipal Pension Plan with generous employer contributions
  • Flexible schedules and earned time off program *
  • Full-day agency orientation and extensive training, with regular ongoing performance evaluations
  • In-house digital and classroom learning opportunities; staff funding for professional development.
  • 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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