Strive Living Society Child and Youth Workers / Special Education Facilitators / Summer Students Temporary in Lower Mainland, BC

Strive Living Society

Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

Child and Youth Workers / Special Education Facilitators / Summer Students
Lower Mainland, BC

Special Education Facilitator:. Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm (Special Education Facilitator). Do you have a passion for working with children and youth in a…

Do you have a passion for working with children and youth in a child care and education centre?

Our organization offers full benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements, great opportunities to grow within and a fun and positive environment!

Exciting opportunities exist for individuals to join a progressive non-profit organization as Child and Youth Workers, Special Education Facilitators, and Summer Students.

The positions entail working within Strive Centre’s team, supporting children and youth with diverse abilities including developmental disabilities, FASD, Autism, behavioural obstacles, anxiety disorders, and other, in group and one to one capacities.

The successful candidates possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, establishes and maintains rapport with clients, analyzes and resolves problems, encourages and motivates clients to participate in programs, completes proper documentation of client’s progress, provides personal care on occasion and attends staff meetings.

Shifts available are:
Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm (Child and Youth Worker)
Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm (Special Education Facilitator)
Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm (Summer Camp Students)

Job Duties Includes:

· Demonstrate effective computer skills
· Ability to act with integrity and trust, helps to build a healthy team environment, communicates clearly, fosters potential in others, and acts as a positive role model.
· Ability to create a fun supportive environment and help build confidence
· Ability to adapt programs to meet individual needs
· Knowledgeable of creating independence vs. creating dependence
· Completing daily documentation on a Microsoft platform database
· Able to set firm boundaries
· Positive “can do” attitude
· Some behavior management
· Ability to encourage, motivate and involve client in community activities.
· Access to computer and internet
· Proven ability to develop rapport with adults in a variety of contexts.
· Ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing) with educational personnel, social workers and resource workers, service providers and partners
· Able to self-start, make judgment calls, and create new models/programs as needed
· Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team environment

Job Requirements Include:

Child and Youth Worker:
· Certificate/Diploma in human services field or subject related to the Strive Centre.
· Minimum two years’ recent experience supporting children/youth with severe behavioural challenges and complex diagnoses.

Special Education Facilitator:
· Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation, Children & Youth Work, Social Service, Community Support, or other related human/social service field.
· Minimum three years’ experience in comparable setting.
· One (1) year of supervisory experience an asset.

Summer Camp Student:
· Minimum Grade 10
· Minimum one (1) years’ experience working with children

Additional Requirements:
· Criminal record clearance
· Prior contact check
· TB test clearance
· Three (3) employment references
· Valid BCDL and reliable vehicle to use for work purposes
· Current First Aid CPR Certificate
· Food Safe Certification an asset
· NVCI/MANDT Certification an asset

$10.25/hr for Summer Camp Students
$17.27/hr, plus benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements for Child and Youth Workers
$21.43/hr, plus benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements for Special Education Facilitators

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Required experience:

  • Child and Youth Care worker, ECE, : 1 year

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-23
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