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BC Public Service

CHLDCC 18R - Child Care Counsellor

Burnaby, BC
Part Time
2 days ago
30 to 34 per hour
Posting Title

CHLDCC 18R - Child Care Counsellor

Position Classification

Child Care Counsellor R18




Burnaby, BC V3J 1N3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$30.68 - $34.81 hourly

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Part Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division

Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Job Summary

Child Care Counsellor (Auxiliary)
Child Care Counsellor R18

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and temporary opportunities.
We currently have a temporary part time opportunity from Decembre 1st, 2022 to December 1st, 2023.
This position is part time (1. # FTE, 35 hours biweekly).

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

An excellent opportunity to join the dynamic teams!

Victory Hill Dorm provides a supportive and nurturing home-like environment for children and youth who must live away from home in order to attend the Provincial School for the Deaf. Children and youth live at VHD during the week and then return to their home communities to be with their families on the weekends. Children and youth range in age from 5 to 19 years old. The residence is staffed by qualified Child Care Counsellors who use American Sign Language as the working language of VHD.

Provincial Family Services (PFS) offers a supportive environment for learning and skill development. Services include language and literacy development, family and parent support, child and youth services and community awareness and development. The purpose of this position focuses on enhancing family capacity for communication and connection as well as engaging and empowering youth and young adults.

American Sign Language and Indigenous Services (AIS)
American and Indigenous Services (AIS) offers American Sign Language (ASL) instruction and support to children, youth and their families to strengthen their communication in ASL. AIS also offers services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Indigenous children and youth and their families to connect with each other, Indigenous community members, and learn about their individual cultures and identities in an ASL environment.

Auxiliary staff are supervised by the PDHHS Quality Assurance & Services Coordinator and work assignments are directed by the program supervisors.

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 information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

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 Standard 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:

  • Courses/Degree/Certificate in human services field with focus on child & youth care and family development from an accredited college/university ORone (1) year professional experience working with children, youth and families with deaf or hard of hearing members; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • American Sign Language: must have ASL fluency.

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 located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

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


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

Resume: 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 (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - 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
Community and Social Services