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 people 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 and safety to all. The Youth worker’s primary role is to build therapeutic professional relationships with youth. Youth Workers will collaborate with other agency staff to determine the best plan of care to help youth reach their goals and transition to healthy, confident adults.
Direct Service to Youth
Case Management, Documentation and Other Duties
• Diploma or degree in related social service
• Minimum of 2 years related experience
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Non-violent crisis intervention / managing hostile interactions certificate a strong asset
• Valid first aid certificate
• Familiar with runaway and street involved youth issues
• Leadership and team building
• Basic computer skills
We Love what we do and try to make a difference everyday. Covenant House Vancouver offers a competitive salary with a great benefits package and excellent opportunity for training and career advancement. If you are looking to join a place where we have a purpose and aim to achieve positive outcomes, please join us by applying.
Covenant House Vancouver celebrates equality 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, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation and age, except as prescribed by law.
As soon as possible
Posting will remain open until filled