Job Posting 94400

Youth Outreach Worker
Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 9 days (Fri, 9 Jun)
full time  •  Grid 13($28.47 - $31.24/hour)

Youth Outreach Worker                                        


Supervisor: Valerie Clement, Team Lead                                         

Regular Full Time ( 35 hours/week)

Grid 13 ($29.96 - $31.24/hour)

Closing Date: June 9, 2023,  4:30pm

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.


Reconnect workers provide street outreach services and support integrated case management to youth self-identified or referred by MCFD and other relevant community partners. Reconnect workers engage with youth who are initially identified as needing a connection to community support and resources to promote ways of re-integrating with longer-term support, family, community, employment, and other resources.

Work Conditions

  • Hours – early afternoons and mid-evenings (approx. noon to 8 pm)
  • There may be a need for earlier or later hours depending upon circumstances, including morning meetings and evening youth events, offering support at key times, and coordinating others to assist when not available.


  •         Provide outreach services to youth in the City of Surrey and other various neighborhoods as needed.
  •        Establish relationships with youth to ensure they are connected to longer-term community resources.
  •        Engage with and encourage youth to participate in pro-social activities in the City of Surrey by offering access passes, recreation schedules, knowledge of community agencies offering youth-specific activities and workshops.
  •        Attend community meetings to identify youth and their specific needs, mapping and locating family and community networks, forming relationships with other service providers and agencies to ensure all information is current and relevant.


  •           Child and Youth Care Degree, B.A. in a related field plus one-year related experience, or a Child and Youth          Care Diploma plus 2 years’ experience, or a combination of education and related work experience with at-           risk youth.
  •           Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector.
  •          Valid BC driver’s license & Vehicle with Business insurance
  •          Driver’s abstract must be submitted.

Additional Assets

  •          Trauma-Informed Practice Training, Motivational Interviewing
  •          Solution Focused Counselling, Addictions Counselling Training
  •         Mental Health Training, Sexual Abuse Training
  •          Depression/Suicide/Co-occurring Disorder Training.

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

ü  Equitable Base Pay – we are a Certified Living Wage Employer

  • Generous paid vacation time, personal time, sick time; additional paid time off for life events
  • Additional paid holidays, ex. Easter Monday, Boxing Day *

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

  • Disability and Life Insurance Coverage *
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program including preventative health & counselling *

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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