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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Casual Child & Youth Worker

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a leading employer in BC’s social services sector. With over 50 community-based programs and services for children, youths, and adults in Vancouver and Richmond, we offer superior programs and services to enable people with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential.

The Child & Youth Worker provides opportunities for learning and skill development for school-age children and adults through activities designed to promote inclusive programs within the community.

Job Title: Child & Youth Worker | Casual
Location: Vancouver/Richmond
Start Date: As soon as possible
Term/Status: Casual On Call
Hourly Wage: $26.77 + 10.6% in lieu of benefits 

What We Offer:   

  • On-the-job training     
  • Professional development     
  • Community involvement     
  • An inclusive work environment          


  • Certificate or minimum of 1 year in related studies toward a degree such as Therapeutic Recreation, Leisure Studies, Child Care, Social Sciences, or Education.        
  • Minimum 1 year direct experience with children and youth in a recreational setting.        
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills.        
  • Formal training in the area of skill development and behavior management an asset.     
  • Requires physical strength, good balance, mobility and endurance for recreational activities.        
  • Criminal Record Clearance        
  • Medical Clearance        
  • Satisfactory Driver’s Abstract        
  • Restricted Class 4 Driver's Licence Preferred (on the job training provided if needed)      
  • Valid First Aid/CPR        
  • Demonstrated competency in English written and verbal communication        
  • Basic computer literacy        
  • Eligible to work in Canada                

 This position requires union membership 

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Please follow the link:

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

About Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a non-profit association which supports children and adults with developmental disabilities, enabling them to realize their full potential through new opportunities, personal choice, and community involvement. Areas within our association include: Infant Development, Integrated Child Care, Respite Care, After-school Leisure and Life Skills Programs, Supported Work and Employment Programs, Community Access, Residential Group Homes, Semi-Independent Living and our Head Office which is located in Richmond. Visit our website to see more details about DDA. or email your resumes to (job title or competition number must be entered in the subject line of your email)

Application closing date is 2024-08-19

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