Residential Child/Youth Worker – Summer Student

Competition No:       CYS2019-05-09-Summer

Position Type:          Summer Term, Full-Time

Closing Date:           May 31, 2019

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 for more than 50 years, OneSky strives to be the employer of choice. We provide a competitive wages and a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment. OneSky is a great place to work!

Nature of Position

We are seeking a Residential Child & Youth Worker to support two youth with special needs with a 14-week term position of 30 hours weekly at $20.78 hourly. The applicant will receive direction and support from the CYSN Team Leader and is required to provide in-home care and recreation experiences for two youth 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.

Qualifications

Applicants will ideally:

  • Meet requirements of Canada Summer Jobs Grant, and so be under 30 years of age
  • Have or be working toward a post-secondary degree in a relevant discipline in the human/social service field
  • Have knowledge and skills in attachment-safe approaches with children and youth
  • Have experience in a similar care setting
  • Have knowledge and experience in successfully engaging in non-violent crisis intervention
  • Have a valid driver’s license

Location(s)            Penticton

Hours per Week    30 hours per week

To Apply

Please note competition # CYS2019-05-09-Summer on your cover letter and submit with resume to resumes@oneskycommunity.com. You may also mail or drop off your resume to:
OneSky Resumes
330 Ellis Street
Penticton, BC V2A 4L7

OneSky strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. OneSky is committed to following recruitment and selection practices based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion ensuring that all candidates are provided a fair opportunity for employment. We thank all applicants for their interest in OneSky, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.