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