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BC Public Service

ADMN O 18R - Youth Advisor and Peer Support

Surrey, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
54,933 to 62,318 per year
Posting Title
ADMN O 18R - Youth Advisor and Peer Support

Position Classification
Administrative Officer R18


Surrey, BC V5V 3K4 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$54,933.89 - $62,318.99 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division
South Fraser, Circle 5

Job Summary

Youth Advisor and Peer Support
Administrative Officer R18

An eligibility list may be established.

The Ministry for Children and Family Development is one of the largest ministries in the BC Government. Its primary roles are to assist individuals and/or families in need and to ensure the safety and/or well-being of children. The Youth Outreach and Empowerment Team (YOET)works in collaboration with community partners to provide specialized protective and support services to the most vulnerable youth in the communities of Surrey, White Rock, Langley and Delta.

This position works with a multi-disciplinary team to engage and support vulnerable youth who have been referred to the YOET and meet the criteria that deems them to be in a significant high risk situation*. The position works in collaboration with the other youth advisor to support the MCFD YOET social workers and mental health clinicians in developing and implementing a strategy to engage youth and young adults receiving services to share their expertise on the development and delivery of effective, client-centred, accessible, safe and appropriate services. Key Goals include: to increase positive youth developmental capacities; to increase informed decision making processes with youth; to increase the capacity, participation and community ownership of decision making with youth; and to promote and establish strong, sustainable adult-youth partnerships.

The Youth Advisor reports to the YOET team leader, who in turn reports to the Director of Operations - Circle 5, South Fraser SDA. The work of the position involves working with youth with complex issues.

Enjoy all the BC Public Service has to offer - a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more .

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Two years of related experience*;OR:
  • Completion of a Certificate in a human, health or social services field plus 18 months related experience*; OR:
  • Completion of a Diploma in a human, health or social services field plus 6 months of related experience*
  • *Related experience must include:
  • Lived experience as a former youth in care.
  • Direct experience with Ministry of Children and Family Development programs and services for youth, AND two or more of the following:
    • Working with Indigenous youth and communities.
    • Working with youth from diverse backgrounds.
    • Planning, organizing and facilitating youth sessions, events and meetings within a community environment.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.


Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category
Social Services