Part Time Weekend Residential Child and Youth Worker

Coquitlam, BC
Salary: $20.78 /hour

Community Ventures Society has 2 Permanent Part Time positions available for a specialized resource in Coquitlam.


14 hrs/wk Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm

14 hrs/wk Saturday and Sunday 5pm-midnight

This is an opportunity to make a real difference in the life of a youth. You will be working with a team of devoted staff with a common goal, well supported by CVS.

The individual you will be supporting loves outdoor activities and learning new things. He is non-verbal. He can become escalated during challenging situations but responds well to redirection.

Experience with behavioural supports/ behavioural intervention is required.

Compensation: $20.78 hourly to start

Your responsibilities in this position will include behavioural support, supporting and fostering independence, effective communication and community access.

  • Experience with challenging behaviours, and working with children who have autism is required.
  • Certification in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training or the MANDT system is also an asset. You will receive extensive training on the unique needs of the individual you will be supporting.

A class 5 driver's license, clean driver's abstract, reliable vehicle and criminal record check are required along with current First Aid/CPR certificate.

Community Ventures Society is a small non- profit agency providing services to adults with developmental disabilities and children & youth with special needs.

Our vision is inclusive communities where people belong and have opportunities to contribute.

At CVS we pride ourselves in our work. On a daily basis, we work to create the conditions that make for a better quality of life for the people we support. We need staff who are creative, values-based, and respectful. In return, we create a flexible and fun environment so that our employees can thrive and have the freedom to help change people’s lives. As an employer, we strive to be responsive, respectful and open.

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