Broadway Youth Resource Centre – Vancouver (Job #8230 – 1901)
Term Full Time (35 hours/week) (Grid 13) (18 Month Term)
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 a 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 services and partner agencies serving youth ages 12-24. The BYRC requires an experienced Youth Engagement Facilitator support volunteer and leadership programming for young people at BYRC and in the community at large.
The Youth Engagement Facilitator is responsible for the operation of the BYRC Youth Engagement Program, with the primary goal of creating and supporting youth volunteer and leadership opportunities both at BYRC and in the community. This includes completing intake and orientation, liaising with staff and community partners, maintaining systems for tracking volunteer hours and activities and promoting the program in the community. The Youth Engagement Facilitator is also responsible for coordinating the Youth Advisory Committee, a platform for young people accessing services through our programs to build leadership skills and have meaningful input into service delivery and programming at BYRC. The successful applicant will be part of an integrated youth services team providing support to at-risk youth through the BYRC Resource Room and another BYRC programming.
Academic and Job Experience Required:
- B.A. in Social Work, Education, Social Justice, Community Development or related discipline
- Combination of education and related work experience with at-risk youth under the age of 24, and with volunteer program development and coordination.
- Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector
- Standard first-aid certificate and CPR
- Comfortable working within a harm reduction framework
- Demonstrated knowledge of volunteer management, program development, group facilitation, youth engagement, and leadership principles and practices
- Strong understanding of anti-oppression, trauma-informed, and decolonizing practices
- Crisis Intervention and/or 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, Farsi, Spanish or another language relevant to East Vancouver/Midtown community an asset
- Individuals who are Indigenous or LGBTQ2S are encouraged to apply
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Employment and Community Programs Supervisor, Emily Huynh
Salary Range: $24.01/hour – $27.33/hour, Plus term benefit package (100% employer paid)
“PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”