Posting #: S-2023-090 PERMANENT
Position: YOUTH ENGAGEMENT WORKER
Location: Forest Grove Elementary, Mile 108 Elementary, Horse Lake Elementary
10 mos., 27.50 hours/week.
Duration: Effective September 5, 2023. Schedule is Monday – Friday. This position will work one (1) day per week at Forest Grove Elementary, and two (2) days per a week at both Mile 108 Elementary and Horse Lake Elementary.
Rate of Pay: Level 1: 29.68
Level 2: 32.95
A diploma in post-secondary Social Service Worker program
Certified Lifeskills Coach
Experience working with troubled youth
Crisis intervention skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to travel within the local community
Ability to work closely with teachers and administration
Knowledge and awareness of addiction issues
Demonstrated successful experience working with at-risk youth
Knowledge and awareness of helping community services
Experience liaising with Social Services, Mental Health, Probation and Public Health
Conflict resolution and mediation skills
Duties Include, but are not limited to:
Work in the alternate classroom, in regular classrooms, at lunch or before/ after school based on student needs in collaboration with the teacher and under the direction of the Principal or Director of Instruction
Interact with students in a non-judgemental, intentional, goal oriented way
Connect students to appropriate supports in the school and in the community whenever necessary
Help students network to build support in their community
Network and collaborate with community partners to share resources and community events
Act as a liaison between students, families, community and school
Provide educational resources around mental health, sexual health and drug prevention
Collaborate with teachers to build and support the behaviour plan and goals for the student (Student's personal profile)
Support and model appropriate school behaviours as defined by the school's Code of Conduct and/ or matrix
Support the students with all their learning needs in the classroom (educational, social, emotional)
Other duties as assigned
Fringe benefits are as in the current Union Agreement. Union membership is a condition of employment.
New applicants are encouraged to submit a comprehensive resume, including 3 work-related references, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, submissions may also be dropped off or mailed to the following address:
School District 27 Administration Office
350 2nd Avenue North
Williams Lake, BC V2G 1Z9
School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) is an equal opportunity employer.