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Pacific Community Resources Society - Surrey, BC (30+ days ago)

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Emergency Weather Shelter Services - Surrey (Job #5630 – 1901)

Auxiliary On-Call

PCRS is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our mission is to inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. We value advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being. We have been recognized for placing a high value on work-life balance. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining a work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.

Position Summary:

Surrey Youth Services is currently looking for auxiliary on-call staff to provide overnight extreme weather shelter support during the winter. Hours will vary. Successful applicants will be part of an auxiliary pool and may have the opportunity to work in a variety of youth work settings such as supporting youth in the resource rooms, outreach and other activities in the Youth Hubs and various other youth programs.

Academic and Job Experience Required:

Child and Youth Care Diploma plus two years’ experience, B.S.W. or B.A. in a related field, plus one year directly related experience, or a combination of related work experience/education with at-risk youth.

Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal records check including vulnerable sector
  • Valid driver’s license, with Business Insurance
  • Use of own vehicle to and from work
  • Current first aid and CPR certificate
  • Sound judgment and effective personal skills

Desired Requirements:

  • Motivational interviewing
  • Solution-focused counselling
  • Addictions counselling training
  • Mental health training
  • Sexual abuse training
  • Depression/Suicide/Co-occurring disorder training
  • Knowledge of Surrey area and services is an asset

Salary Range: $24.01/hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

“PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities." Please quote “Job #5630 - 1901” on your cover letter

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Only those qualified for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Casual