Job Title : Youth Outreach Worker
Program : Pathways to Education – Vancouver
Supervisor: Associate Manager, Pathways to Education, Vancouver
Grid 13 (29.96 - $31.24/hour)
Term Full Time (35 hours/week)
Closing Date: 17 November 2023
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 Pathways to Education Program™ is a national program, operating in 21 communities across Canada and provides a comprehensive set of academic, social, financial, and individual supports to youth. The Vancouver program location is part of a place-based collective impact initiative, the Our Place Graduation Strategy. The Surrey program location holds strong partnerships with the local schools and school district to deliver the program.
The Youth Outreach Worker is responsible for providing individualized case management and group programming facilitation to support youth succeed both academically and socially. This position involves developing relationships with youth as well as liaising with family members, school personnel, and community staff to support the educational needs of youth. In addition, Youth Outreach Workers will support the after-school tutoring and mentoring programming based in the community. The successful candidate will be dynamic, skilled, and experienced in connecting with diverse communities, including Aboriginal, newcomer, and LGBTQ youth to ensure they feel safe, supported, and connected. This position reports to the Associate Manager of the Pathways Vancouver Program.
1) 1 to 1 Case Management:
2) Develop supportive and engaging relationships with youth:
Dimensions of Work
We strongly encourage candidates with following attributes to apply:
• Candidates with Aboriginal background
• Candidates with verbal and written fluency in Arabic or Spanish
This is given the needs of our youth and families, many of whom are from Aboriginal, Spanish-speaking, or Arab backgrounds.
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.
* Eligibility will vary depending on terms and role requirements – details for this posting will be provided on request.
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