Job Details

    Job Title : Youth Outreach Worker
    Company Name : PCRS
    Job Type : Full Time
    Job Location : Tri-Cities
    Post Date : 2017-06-15
    Close Date : 2017-07-14
    How To Apply: Send Cover Letter and Resume to: resumes@pcrs.ca Please quote “IRAYL Outreach Worker” on your cover letter and in the subject line of emails. Resumes without cover letters will not be accepted. Only those qualified for an interview will be contacted.

    Description :

    Pacific Community Resources Society requires an experienced outreach youth worker for the IRAYL program.

     

    Position Summary:

    The Outreach workers operate multi-regionally, in pairs and provide immediate response services to at-risk youth at all Sky-Train stations between Tri-Cities. The position requires a sound understanding of behaviours that impact at-risk youth including poverty; youth gang issues, street entrenchment, substance misuse, FASD and mental health barriers.  The successful applicant will have expertise in working with youth, experience as an outreach worker and strong abilities to use sound judgment and initiative. 

     

    Primary Duties:

    • Provide outreach services to youth along the Skytrain line and hubs located at Skytrain stations. 
    • Establish relationships with youth to ensure they are connected to various community resources.
    • Engage with and encourage youth to participate in pro-social activities located near Skytrain stations by offering access passes, schedules, etc.
    • Attending various 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.

     

     

    Dimensions of Work:

    Work is based on a rotating shift schedule of 11:30 – 8:00pm and 3:00pm – 11:00pm, Monday to Friday, including flexibility that may involve weekend participation.  This position can be quite physical involving long stretches of walking, inclement weather and carrying a full backpack at all times.

     

    Academic and Job Experience Required:

    • B.A. in a related field plus 1 year related experience, or a Child and Youth Care or Youth Justice Diploma plus 2 years’ experience, or a combination of related work experience and education with at-risk youth.
    • Experience working with children and youth from immigrant, refugee and aboriginal communities is an asset as is the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with multiple police authorities and social service providers throughout Metro Vancouver.

     

    Basic Requirements:

    • Criminal Records Check including the vulnerable sector and Enhanced Security Clearance is mandatory
    • Valid Level 1 First Aid Certificate
    • Computer skills (MS Word/Excel/Outlook)

                 

    Desired Requirements:

    • Familiarity with resources across the Lower Mainland
    • Brief Intervention Training
    • Solution Focused Counselling
    • Addictions Counselling Training
    • Mental Health Training
    • Sexual Abuse Training
    • Depression/Suicide/Co-occurring Disorder Training
    Salary Range:     $22.74/hour – $25.88/hour, plus a comprehensive benefits package

    Closing Date:     Open until filled

    PCRS hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equality and diversity within its’ community.  We welcome applications from Aboriginal persons, visible minority group members, persons with disabilities and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

    Send Cover Letter and Resume to: resumes@pcrs.ca

    Please quote “IRAYL Outreach Worker” on your cover letter

    and in the subject line of emails.

    Resumes without cover letters will not be accepted.

    Only those qualified for an interview will be contacted.

 
 
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