Broadway Youth Resource Centre – Vancouver (Job #8210 – 1903)
Auxiliary (Grid 13)
PCRS is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our mission is to inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. We value advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being. We have been recognized for placing a high value on work-life balance. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.
The Broadway Youth Resource Centre (BYRC) is located in East Vancouver and is a hub of youth services and partner agencies serving youth ages 12-24. The centre requires On-call Youth Support Workers to support young people in our various programs, including the BYRC resource room, housing, education and substance use support recovery residential programs. Shifts are subject to on-call request and may encompass day, evening or overnight schedules. Duties will vary from program to program and will be determined by the requesting supervisor. Auxiliary staff will be expected to submit their availability for shifts at the beginning of the month and supervisors will contact them with requests for shifts. Auxiliary staff are not to exceed 40 hours per week in shift time. Consistent refusal of shifts by auxiliary staff may result in a reduced offering of shifts or removal from the on-call list.
Academic and Job Experience Required:
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, combined with at least one years’ experience in an applicable field of Child and Youth Care Diploma plus two years’ of related work experience with at-risk youth under the age of 24.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.
- Experience and knowledge in the housing, addictions support and recovery, education or resource room programs.
- Experience creating and working within a culturally inclusive environment for staff, partners, and participants.
- Effective verbal, interpersonal, presentation, and written communication skills.
- Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector
- Current standard first aid and CPR
- Comfortable working within a harm reduction framework
- Group facilitation will be an asset
- Strong understanding of anti-oppression, trauma-informed and decolonizing practice
- Crisis Intervention and De-escalation Training an asset
- Training to address Depression/Suicide/Mental Health Assessment an asset
- Additional training in substance use treatment/support recovery an asset
- Second language in Cantonese/Mandarin, Vietnamese, Spanish, or other relevant languages in the East Vancouver/Midtown community, is an asset
- Individuals who identify as Aboriginal or LGBTQ2S are encouraged to apply
Salary Range: $23.31/hour – $26.53/hour
“PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”