Youth Care Worker – Help Make a Difference!
About Active Care Services:
Active Care Youth and Adult Services is a progressive, innovative organization operating residential resources for children, youth and adults in BC. Active Care has been operating staffed residential resources in Kamloops for 25 years. It is our mandate to provide innovative support services of exceptional quality and to do so in the context of a family home environment.
Goals, Growth and Development:
In Kamloops, we currently operate 36 staffed resources and have approximately 200 employees. Our organization’s goal is to support and develop relationships with communities throughout the province of BC. We are currently opening resources in the communities of Prince Rupert, Smithers, Terrace, Williams Lake, Enderby and Kelowna.
Youth Care Worker Roles and Responsibilities within Active Care Services:
As a live-in support worker with Active Care Youth and Adult Services, you will play a vital role in our organization. Your job will be rewarding, challenging and ever changing. Duties include all aspects of maintaining and taking care of a household, participating with clients in recreational activities, tutoring youth through educational programs, working alongside young adults in vocational programs and supporting them through complex behavioural challenges.
Active Care strives to be an industry leader in providing compassionate, empathetic, and attuned trauma-informed therapeutic care for children and youth with unique and challenging needs. We offer training and ongoing education in specialised topics in trauma, addictions, and special needs. We are looking for team players who are adaptable, value diversity including race, culture, gender, sexuality, and issues of identity, and are able to reflect and learn about their practice, attitudes, and beliefs. First Nation culture is approached with curiosity, respect, and reverence. You are able to engage in challenging situations with children and youth with unique needs and work with compassion and empathy. As a team player, you are able to contribute to team goals, implement and follow plans & guidelines for care, provide feedback on progress, and resolve conflict effectively. You will document work on an ongoing basis and be required to periodically discuss your observations to multi-disciplinary case meetings
Active Care Services Expectations of Youth Care Workers:
It is our expectation that you will promote and reflect a positive team atmosphere when supporting our youth. This also includes professionalism when you are representing Active Care Youth and Adult Services in the community and/or when you identify yourself as an employee of Active Care Youth and Adult Services.
Additional Employment Potential:
Active Care Youth and Adult Services has experienced tremendous growth and success over the past year. As a result of this success and growth, our organization is seeking skilled and qualified managers and administrative staff. We are looking for talented and qualified individuals who want to be part of an organization that is constantly evolving.
Relevant education and/or 1 year related experience
Two work references
One personal reference
Class 5 Driver’s License
Out-of-Country Criminal Record Check (if applicable, a criminal record check from your home country, if you have lived in Canada for less than 5 years)
Please provide a cover letter, describing how you meet the job description requirements and including what areas you will need to develop
Full-Time Youth Care Worker
How to Apply:
If you are interested in a diverse rewarding position within a dynamic organization and you have relevant education and/or experience; reply with your resume, cover letter and driver’s abstract to the email listed within this posting below. We are currently hiring for full time positions, with an hourly rate based on your education, experience and/or training.
Visit our Website:
778-696-2147 ext. 2
Please respond as soon as possible to the recruitment email provided and we will be conducting interviews next week! Let us know your qualifications, transferable skills and why you would be an asset for this position.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $17.00-$21.00 per hour
Active Care Youth and Adult Services provides orientation and training to its staff, along with policies and procedures aimed at the prevention of infectious disease and specifically in response to the Covid-19 pandemic