Job Posting 97889

Youth Worker
Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 11 days ago (Thu, 30 Nov)
on-call / relief / casual  •  Grid 13($29.96 - $31.24/hour)

Youth Worker

Surrey Youth Services- Surrey

Auxiliary On-Call


Grid 13 ($29.96- $31.24/hour)

Closing Date: Nov 17, 2023, at 4:30pm

Supervisor: Tyler Lee, Manager Surrey Youth Services- South


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.


Surrey Youth Services is currently looking for auxiliary on-call staff to provide overnight extreme weather shelter support during the winter. Hours will vary. Successful applicants will be part of an auxiliary pool and may have the opportunity to work in a variety of youth work settings such as supporting youth in our resource rooms, outreach and various other youth programs operating out of the Surrey Youth Hubs.


  • De-escalate crisis and facilitate conflict resolution.
  • Completing and managing daily documentation.
  • Respond to challenging behaviors and situations with trauma informed practices, using a non-judgmental professional approach with appropriate boundaries and kindness.
  • Set and maintain value-based boundaries.
  • Create an atmosphere of inclusivity, acceptance, support, and confidence.
  • Work within a flexible work schedule and work the meet the operational requirements of a 4.5 - 12 hr program.
  • Communicate effectively with coworkers and staff and participate in team efforts.




  • B.A. or a degree in a related field plus one year of related experience
  • Community service support worker (CSSW) diploma or a Child and youth care counsellor (CYCC) diploma plus two years related experience.
  • Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Use of own vehicle to and from work
  • Current first aid and CPR certificate

Additional Assets

  • Sound judgement and effective personal skills
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution focused counselling
  • Additions counselling training
  • Mental health training.
  • Sexual abuse training
  • Knowledge of the Surrey Area and services is an asset.


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

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