On-Call Youth and Family Support Worker
School District #39 (Vancouver)
Vancouver, Canada
5d ago

Qualifications :

  • Completion of Grade 12 plus 4 years of years of full-time equivalent post-secondary education and / or a degree in any of the following areas : Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Child and Youth Care, Immigration / Migration studies, Ethnic / Cultural / Indigenous studies, Human Development and Family Studies, Applied Behaviour Science or Education
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ related work experience with students exhibiting challenging behaviours
  • Strong knowledge and experience in implementing various learning and behavior management strategies
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with individual students and school teams in order to build school capacity
  • Participation and facilitation in professional development opportunities relating to behavior management (e.g. : non-violent crisis intervention, conflict resolution) would be an asset
  • Must be willing to obtain CPI training
  • Must be willing to travel to various schools throughout the district
  • Skills / Knowledge :

  • Direct work experience with children or youth who demonstrate a higher need for support in the areas of social-emotional learning, behaviour or mental health, particularly in an educational setting
  • Sound knowledge of evidence informed practice for supporting students with a wide range of social emotional, behavioural or mental health needs
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, collaboration, and organizational skills
  • Experience in implementing various behaviour support and / or self-regulation programs and modifying intervention strategies for students with different needs
  • Experience working with integrated children in multiple classrooms
  • Ability to work effectively as a team, under the direction of the teacher, as well as ability to relate well with students and other interested parties such as families, foster parents, social workers, mental health teams and clinical practitioners
  • Working knowledge of computers and special education programs an asset
  • Experience working with students with learning disabilities, who are at risk or have experienced complex trauma
  • Training and / or experience supporting students who are emotionally fragile is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, collaboration, and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of computers and special education programs an asset
  • Your application must include :

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
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