arc programs is currently accepting applications for a Child and Youth Care Counsellor to join the SOAR Wrap team in the South Okanagan.
The Child and Youth Care Counsellor (CYCC) will implement service goals designed to support children and youth in care and their families, their foster caregivers, and other out of care caregivers. Through recreation based programming while using a variety of modalities, they will work to improve the daily functioning, self-regulation skills, life skills, and other assessed needs of youth in care , to support the stability of their family care placements.
While this position is based out of Penticton, services are provided on an outreach basis throughout the South Okanagan (Summerland to Osoyoos).
Hours / Schedule >
Averaging 40-hours per-week
Service hours will be delivered on a flexible basis, including some evening and weekend hours as necessary to best support the needs of the clients and program.
Using an outreach, community-based, family-centered service delivery approach, CYCC’s will:
Other responsibilities include:
A bachelor’s degree in a Social Services or Human Services discipline (ie: BSW, CYC, BA in Psychology etc.) with a minimum of 2-years relevant experience is strongly preferred.
Candidates with a diploma in a Social Services discipline, with a minimum of 3-years experience directly related to working with children and youth may be considered.
Candidates must possess a valid Driver's License, and a sound personal vehicle to provide outreach support, and transportation for families when required.
Successful applicants will be subject to a screening process, including a criminal record search, to confirm suitability for the position.
Other Skills and Attributes:
Wage / Benefits >
$26.00 - $29.50 per hour, based on relevant experience and education.
Upon successful completion of a probationary period, full-time employees (minimum 20-hrs per week) are eligible for a full benefit package (including dental plan, vision coverage, life insurance, extended medical coverage, long-term disability plan, and RRSP contributions).
New full-time employees are eligible for 3-weeks paid vacation, as well as paid sick days as described in agency policy.
Why choose arc programs as your employer?
arc programs is an equal-opportunity employer. We promote the diversity of our staff teams and requires all employees to demonstrate cultural agility and safety to the diversity of all populations we serve.
For more information about SOAR Wrap, or arc programs, please visit our website at arcprograms.com
Please be aware that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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