Residential Child and Youth Worker- Awake Overnight

Coquitlam, BC
Salary: $17.27 /hour

Community Ventures Society has two Permanent Awake Overnight positions available for a specialized resource in the Tri Cities.

Position 1: Tues-Fri 10pm-8am (eligible for benefits and Municipal Pension Plan)

Position 2: Sat-Mon 10pm-8am (eligible for benefits)

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 verbal but there are some barriers with communication. He can become escalated during challenging situations but responds well to redirection.

Experience with dual diagnosis and behavioural supports/ behavioural intervention is required.

Compensation: $17.27 hourly to start

Your responsibilities in this position will include house cleaning, morning routines, life skills and possible behavioural support.

  • 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 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.

Please forward resume and cover letter

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