Indigenous Education Youth Workers
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2943257 Closing Date: Nov 30, 2020 4:00 PM PST
Employer: School District #43 (Coquitlam) Posted on: Nov 10, 2020
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Job Type:
Contract / term
Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Openings: 2
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Coquitlam BC
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date:  June 29, 2021
Salary:  $29.36 per hour plus 16% in lieu of benefits
Job Description & Requirements



Invites Applications for the position of:



2 Temporary Positions – Effective Immediately until June 2021

37.5 hours a week while school is in session



Coquitlam School District invites applications from individuals for the position of Youth Worker – Indigenous Education. (temporary) As the third largest school district in the province we are located within a 40-minute drive from downtown Vancouver.  The school district has a population of 32,000 students with approximately 4,300 teaching, administrative, managerial and support staff.


Working under the direction of administrator/designate, the youth worker implements and promotes individualized and/or group programs in First Nations studies under the direction of the teacher. 



Required knowledge and Skills:


  • Completion of a two-year post-secondary education diploma in child/youth care from a recognized college/institution or
  • Completion of two years of university course work in Psychology or Sociology.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
  • A thorough knowledge of First Nations cultures, traditions and values demonstrated through Indigenous Ancestry.


The successful applicant will be a person of Indigenous ancestry in accordance with an approved special program under Section 42(3) of the British Columbia Human Rights Code.


This is a unionized position which offers $29.36/hour (37.5 hours/week while school is in session), plus 16% in lieu of benefits.


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A criminal background check will be required. We appreciate your interest but regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


We appreciate your interest but regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


School District #43 (Coquitlam) does not accept online applications through for Support applicants.

Please visit their website for more information on how to apply.