Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2679343
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Closing Date: May 22, 2019 12:00 PM PDT
  Posted on: May 01, 2019 
Job Type:
Youth Care Worker (Aboriginal) Replacement Step #1
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Aboriginal Education Centre
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date:  June 28, 2019
Salary:  $26.56/HR
Job Description & Requirements


There is a position available for a Youth Care Worker (Aboriginal) - Replacement Step #1 at the Aboriginal Education Centre.  Applications will be accepted by the Human Resources Executive Assistant up to 12:00 noon, May 15, 2019. 


Reporting to the Principal, this position is responsible for working in collaboration with the classroom teachers and various school or district resource personnel in providing services to students with social/emotional difficulties.  Please note this position ends June 28, 2019 or the return of the incumbent.


Duties to be assigned include:
  • Participate in student placement, student progress, and school based team meetings
  • Assists the teacher/counsellor in the development and implementation of individual and group life skills, social skills, self-esteem, and behaviour management programs in school and community settings
  • Provide crisis intervention and management both individually and as part of a crisis management team
  • Facilitate group-counselling sessions under the direction of the Aboriginal Education Principal
  • Monitor students as required
  • Assumes additional responsibilities that are site and program specific
  • Assist Aboriginal students, families and First Nations Education Coordinators in connecting with and accessing outside agency services
  • Transport identified students to services and visit homes to provide support, on a limited basis
  • Consult with other professionals in the community and promote inter-agency cooperation
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive records and evidence of interventions
  • Gather documents for funding purposes
  • Duties will be carried out primarily at the High School and Secondary Schools
  • Assists the Aboriginal Education Department within North Peace Secondary School in meeting individual students' needs
  • Performs other job related duties as directed by Supervisor




Hours of Work: Seven (7.0) hours per day, five (5) days per week
Duties to Commence: As soon as possible after closing until June 28, 2019 or the return of the incumbent
Work Year Base: Ten (10) months per year
Commencing Salary: $26.56/hr


Qualifications and Attributes
  • Minimum grade 12 or equivalency
  • Valid B.C. drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Minimum of two years university or college course work in areas relating to youth care and counselling plus two years experience working with at risk Youth
  • Current knowledge of community services and access to these services
  • Training/experience in Non-violent Crisis Intervention, Collaborative Problem Solving, Anger Management, Trauma Informed Practice, Life Skills Coaching, and First Aid
  • Training/experience in working with individuals with identified behavior disorders including FAS, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Physical endurance and behavior management skills to ensure a positive and safe environment both in the classroom and in the community
  • Training in Privacy and Information Sharing
  • Current knowledge of alternative secondary educational services
  • Computer and Internet skills are a necessity
  • A comprehensive understanding of, and appreciation for local Aboriginal history and culture
  • Knowledge of local Aboriginal issues and concerns
  • A criminal records search must be completed and results returned to the Administration Office prior to employees starting any position in the District
  • Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry


PLEASE NOTE: Proof of graduation and or highest level of education is required prior to commencing work.

For More Information, Please Contact:
Pat Jansen, Principal (250)785-8324, or email


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