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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Casual Child & Youth Worker

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Part Time
6 days ago

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.

JOB TITLE: CHILD & YOUTH WORKER | B-CYWK
SERVICE AREA: Respite Services
LOCATION: Vancouver
START DATE: As soon as possible
TERM/STATUS: Casual On Call
HOURLY WAGE: $20.03 per current collective agreement

THE ROLE:

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

  • Certificate or minimum of 3 years in related studies toward a degree such as Therapeutic Recreation, Leisure Studies, Child Care, Social Sciences, or Education.
  • Minimum 1 year direct experience with youth in a recreational setting.
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Formal training in the area of skill development and behavior management.
  • Requires physical strength, good balance, mobility and endurance for recreational activities.

Standard requirements of the Child & Youth Worker include:

  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Satisfactory Driver’s Abstract
  • Restricted Class 4 Driver's License
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification
  • 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: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/6124527.jobs?ApplyToJob=151199127

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

Category
Community and Social Services Non-profit