Youth Support Worker (Front Desk Support) – Weekends, Part Time



Do you want to make a difference in the lives of homeless and at-risk youth?  Covenant House Vancouver is the premier provider of residential and support services for our city’s homeless youth, and we are growing! You will be joining a team of dedicated and committed youth workers whose mission is to help at-risk young people move off the streets and on to independence.

The youth worker is responsible for the direct implementation of Covenant House Vancouver’s philosophy, policies and principles as they pertain to client care. Provide services to youth living on the street and/or in the community.

Brief Description

  • Greeting youth, donors, volunteers and other visitors upon entry to Covenant House
  • Provide brief service to youth: food, hygeine products, referrals, etc
  • Front desk duties: answering phones, monitoring security systems, granting entry to the building, admin tasks

 

Requirements

  • One to Two years post secondary education, or equivalent
  • Understanding of street involved youth
  • Strong customer service Skills
  • Strong Administration Skills
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention is an asset

 

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in and would like to be a part of a family like organisation with excellent growth opportunities, please send us your resume. We also offer a great benefits package, competitive salary and the opportunity to attend a variety of training courses all paid for by Covenant House

Covenant House Vancouver celebrates quality and diversity in the workplace. Our commitment is to ensure equity in employment, and we affirm and welcome applicants from all backgrounds of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation and age, except as prescribed by law.  We encourage applicants from qualified aboriginal persons, persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and others with the skills and knowledge to effectively engage with those from diverse backgrounds

Additional information

Schedule   Friday-Sunday rotating days/evenings every two weeks
Benefits   Full Benefits after 3 months of employment

 

 

Position Start Date

As soon as possible

 

Application Due Date

Posting will remain open until filled