Child and Youth Care Worker

Full Time

Website BGC Central Vancouver Island

Child and Youth Care WorkerWhat’s in it for you?Wage: $22.00 per hourHours: Full-time (40 hours) Monday-Friday, weekends as needed.Location: NanaimoBenefits: Include dental care, extended health care, vision care, Group RRSP, Up to 50% reduction on childcare fees, Education assistance to advance within our organization, Paid training and development opportunitiesAbout usThe BGC of Central Vancouver Island provides experiential learning environments that inspire children, youth and families of diverse abilities to acquire & develop the critical cognitive, emotional, and social skills needed to become resilient and contributing members of society. The BGCCVI is a registered Non-Profit organization and charitable organization serving over 1000 children, youth and families in Comox, Courtenay, Lantzville, Nanaimo and Ladysmith through enriching programs in 14 club locations.This position will provide an interesting and satisfying career opportunity for those seeking to make a positive contribution to a community-based, growth-oriented organization. As caring adult role models, BGCCVI staff build healthy, supportive relationships with children and youth, which in turn can positively influence the life path they choose.Job Duties: Assisting the case management team to identify participant needs, concerns, and strengths. Provides input to the development of participant goals and objectives, monitors participant’s progress and evaluates their identified outcomes on an ongoing basis.

Teaching and role modeling life skills and behavior management to participants and their caregivers. Serves as a positive role model to all program participants. Recognizing potential crisis situations, analyzes such situations accurately, develops strategies to deal with such situations, and informs the program coordinator when such incidents arise.The successful candidate will meet the following position requirements: A degree in Social/Human Services or a combination of education and experience is required for this position. At least one year’s previous work experience in a similar environment is required.

Previous direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated working knowledge of a specific community-based program and related provincial and community support is required. Must have class 5 drivers license Must be legally entitled to work in CanadaPlease send your cover letter and resume to careersbgccvi.comBGC of Central Vancouver Island is an equity employer and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous people, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to a diverse and inclusive staff team.We appreciate and thank all applicants for their interest, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.Job Type: Full-timeSalary: From $22.00 per hourExpected hours: 40 per weekBenefits: Casual dress Dental care Extended health care Paid time off Vision careSchedule: Evening shift Monday to Friday Weekends as neededAbility to commute/relocate: Nanaimo, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)Experience: Social Services: 2 years (preferred)Licence/Certification: First Aid Certification (preferred)Work Location: In person

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