Indigenous Youth Workers - Continuing / Casual Positions

Job Code: 3064222

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Coquitlam School District invites applications from individuals for the position of Youth Worker – Indigenous Education for both permanent and casual positions. 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.

Both continuing and casual positions are unionized and offer $33.28/hour. Continuing positions are 37.5 hours / week while school is in session and include an attractive benefit package which consists of Extended Health, Dental, and Pension Plan (MPP). Casual positions offer 16% in lieu of benefits.

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Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The successful applicants must complete two criminal record checks.

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

Posted On
March 27, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Contract, Occasional
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter