Youth Outreach Settlement Worker
REACH Program for Youth
Supervisor: Team Lead, Reach Program for Youth
Regular Full Time ( 35 hours/week)
Grid 13 ($29.96 - $31.24/hour)
Closing Date: 9 June 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.
PCRS is seeking a Youth Outreach Settlement Worker fluent in Farsi/Dari for the REACH Program for Youth. The successful candidate will empower and support newcomer youth ages 13-24 to overcome their challenges created by cultural and background differences. They will provide individual outreach support, in-depth assessment and one-to-one work with multi-barrier youth based on individual needs. Youth are initially identified as struggling due to multiple barriers and facing social isolation, pre-arrival trauma experience, and interruption in schooling. The position requires a solid working knowledge of the issues newcomers face arriving in Canada. This includes but is not limited to an understanding of the settlement process and the English Language Learner system in Canada.
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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