Child & Youth Worker

Coquitlam, BC
Casual
Salary: $19.73 /hour


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.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Casual Child/Youth Care Worker to support a 12 yr old boy for 4 hours a week in Coquitlam.

The day can be flexible but the hours are 3pm to 7pm.

You will be teaching life skills, street safety, social awareness and facilitating fun activities.

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.

*Community Ventures Society respects and appreciates our community’s different cultures, backgrounds, orientations and abilities. At CVS, we are committed to fostering and supporting teams of people that reflect this diversity.

Requirements

  • Hands-on experience in supporting and fostering independence, effective communication and community access.
  • Experience with challenging behaviours and working with people who have autism is preferred.
  • Certification in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training or the MANDT system is also an asset. We do provide extensive training on the unique needs of each individual you would support.
  • Class 5 driver’s license and a reliable vehicle, with clean driver's abstract and criminal record check are required.
  • Energetic and outgoing personality with the ability to participate in recreational activities
  • A current First Aid/CPR certificate.

Please submit resume with brief cover letter.

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