Job Posting 96816

Community Living Child and Youth Support Worker
Archway Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
closes in 2 days (Thu, 28 Sep)
part time  •  $21.00 to $23.50 per hour

JOB POSTING #2023-47-03

Community Living Program - STAR

Community Living Child and Youth Support Worker

Wage:  $21.00 to $23.50 per hour

Part-time Permanent (18 hours per week)

Program hours:  Monday to Friday after school (3:30 PM to 8:00 PM)


Help Children with Diverse Abilities Participate in Social and Recreational Activities

Join the team at Archway - Come Help Us Help People

Location: Abbotsford

On Site

Job Summary:

The Community Living Support Worker is responsible to assist children and youth aged 8-18 years with diverse abilities (diagnosis of developmental disability or autism) participate in social and recreational activities within the STAR program and their community. This position includes connecting the individuals served to community resources and providing a variety of social and recreation activities within a group setting with the view of helping each person served strive for further independence, inclusion, and improved quality of life.

Socialization, Teaching and Recreation Club: Archway Community Services

Your Role:

Archway’s Child and Youth Support Worker with the Community Living STAR Program -contributes by:

  • Engaging in one-to-one support with each person to develop a Person-Centered- Plan, which is reflective of their personal goals, to be reviewed regularly.
  • Working collaboratively with the individuals and their group, assisting them to reach their goals, reviewing and evaluating their progress, and adjusting their personal goals, as required.
  • Identifying and offering social, recreational and skill building opportunities that are reflective of each individual and their group’s interests; providing support, guidance, and instruction to facilitate participation.
  • Identifying and accessing community resources that meet each individual’s needs; ensuring all activities are delivered in accordance with the philosophies of Archway and the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
  • Providing personalized care to individuals in a dignified manner, when needed.
  • Accompanying and/or transporting individuals to activities.

This position is a great fit for someone who has great interpersonal skills, is approachable, is aware of community resources, and who has excellent relationship building and networking skills. 

Our Offer

  • Wage: $21.00 to $23.50 per hour
  • A part-time, permanent position at 18 hours per week, Monday to Friday, after school 3:30 PM to 8:00 PM.
  • Benefits include:
    • Three weeks’ pro-rated vacation in your first year, four weeks’ in your second year.
    • A great benefits plan including extended health, and dental; you choose your plan.
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program that includes online access to wellness resources.
    • Great in-house training opportunities.
    • Build your experience in working with children and youth with developmental disabilities or autism.
    • Rewarding work in a positive environment.

Getting an Interview – you will be considered if you have:

  • Diploma in the human services field OR equivalent education and/or experience.
  • Experience supporting children and/or youth and/or persons with diverse abilities.

The Job Requires you to have:

  • Well developed interpersonal helping skills, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong planning, organizing and time management skills; able to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent relationship building and networking skills; able to build rapport with individuals, families, caregivers, and team members.
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and with colleagues.
  • Ability to use virtual meeting platforms such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Cisco Webex.
  • Good computer skills; able to use Microsoft Office 365.
  • Ability to work evening shifts.
  • This position has a high level of social interaction, and in-person meetings, requiring adherence to health and safety protocols.
  • This position requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccinations.
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with a satisfactory Driver’s Abstract.
  • This position requires driving an agency vehicle.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check is a condition of employment.
  • First Aid certification is a condition of employment.

Closing date is September 28, 2023.



No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Your resume may also be forwarded to other Programs for their consideration for their job vacancies. If you do not wish for your application to be shared with other Programs, please send an e-mail to with DO NOT FORWARD TO OTHER PROGRAMS, in the subject line of the e-mail and the job reference number to which you applied, in the body of the e-mail.

Archway's goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age.  

We invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our employees.

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