Temporary Full Time - Youth Outreach Worker

POSTED DATE: January 19, 2023

POSTING CIRCULAR: 15-23-24

PROGRAM: Youth Outreach Worker

LOCATION: Dawson Creek and Surrounding are including Pouce Coup.

Qualifications

Diploma in Child and Youth Care, or a comparable Diploma in another Human Services Discipline.  1-year related experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.  Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills in English. Computer literacy.

Duties

Identifies client problems, needs, and risks.  Supports youth to engage in services to increase their physical and emotional safety and well-being.  Plans and provides support to youth to connect with activities and resources within the community and culturally relevant activities for positive youth engagement.  Provides positive interactions through outreach work with youth between 13 -18 years of age with a focus on vulnerable youth who are not connected to services.  Service delivery area is Dawson Creek and surrounding areas including Pouce Coupe.

Other Job Information

The Youth Outreach Worker will have access to a roadworthy program vehicle.  Must possess a valid Class 5 BC driver’s license.

Ability to operate a PC and related application software programs. Work may not always be done within normal working hours, depending on the client’s needs and time availability of the clients therefore some evening and weekend work is likely.

Hours of Work

35 hours per week, temporary until the return of the incumbent.

Hourly Rate

Grid level 11 $26.74 – $30.69 per hour according to experience

This is a unionized position with the BCGEU.

Closing Date

January 29, 2024

Start Date

February 1, 2024, or as soon as possible.

Submit Applications To:

Executive Director, Community Bridge,
10142 – 101 Ave.,
Fort St. John, BC,
V1J 2B3

We thank you for your interest and only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Find out information about the communities we serve: Fort St. John, Dawson Creek, Pouce Coupe, Chetwynd.

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