Residential Child & Youth Worker for Children with Special Needs

Competition #

Position Title
Residential Child & Youth Worker for Children & Youth with Special Needs

Position Type

Closing Date
March 6, 2020

The Employer

OneSky Community Resources is a progressive not for profit society located in the heart of Penticton. Providing a wide array of services across the South Okanagan Similkameen for more than 50 years, OneSky strives to be the employer of choice. We provide a competitive salary, comprehensive health and wellness benefits, a great pension plan (Municipal Pension Plan) and a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment. OneSky is a great place to work!

Nature of Position

We are seeking a Residential Worker for a full-time position that includes daytime, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts. The applicant will report to the CYSN Team Leader and is required to provide care for a female youth with special needs in a residential setting and to be an integral part of the care team. The care team operates from a child-centred approach, providing a circle of support for the child, youth and/or family. As a member of the Care Team, the Residential Worker ensures that clients’ physical, emotional, social, educational and medical needs are met.


Applicants will ideally have:

  • Two-year diploma or degree in human/social service field
  • Experience in a similar care setting
  • Knowledge and skills in attachment safe approaches with children and youth
  • Knowledge and experience in successfully engaging in non-violent crisis intervention
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A valid driver’s license

To Apply

Please note competition # CYS-20201202FT on your cover letter and submit with resume to You may also mail or drop off your resume to:
OneSky Resumes
330 Ellis Street
Penticton, BC  V2A 4L7

OneSky Community Resources is an equity employer and encourages applications from men, women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, First Nations, Inuit and Metis people, people of all sexual orientation and genders and others who may contribute our further diversification. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.