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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)
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Child & Youth Worker - RESPITE - CASUAL

Reference ID: #B-CYWK
Category:
Community and Social Services
Sports and Recreation
Non-profit
Type:
Part Time
Location:
Vancouver, BC     

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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
SERVICE AREA:
Respite Services
LOCATION:
Vancouver
START DATE:
As soon as possible
TERM/STATUS:
Casual, On Call
HOURLY WAGE:
$18.23 per collective agreement + 9.8% in lieu of benefits

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
  • 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

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Quote B-CYWK in subject line of your email, attach an up-to-date resume & cover letter and send ‘Attention DDA Human Resources’ to [email protected]

For more information, please visit our website at www.develop.bc.ca

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


Posted: November 29, 2016
Closes:January 28, 2017
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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 ne...

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