PROVIDING RESOURCES & INDEPENDENCE TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
POSITION: CHILD AND YOUTH CARE WORKER
ONGOING INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
JOB TITLE: Integration Support Worker (ISW)
HOURS: Hourly, Part-Time. ISWs work 5 – 34hrs per week, primarily after school and on weekends, with 1-6 clients or
groups. This position is not on-call – most clients/groups will be matched with the ISW for a 12-month period.
REGIONS: Positions available in Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby and New Westminster.
JOB PURPOSE: PRIYD is a community-access program focusing on functional life-skills and community integration for
children and youth. Referrals are received from the Ministry of Children and Family Development- Children and Youth with
Special Needs team, as well as from Family Preservation and Reunification Services. ISWs are an integral part of the PRIYD
staff, providing one-to-one and group-based support to those in the program.
ORGANIZATIONAL CHART: This position reports to the PRIYD Regional Service Coordinators. Coordinators report to
the PRIYD Program Managers. The Program Managers report to the Director of Family Services.
Supporting children and youth who may have significant developmental delay
Working with children and youth who have been impacted by family crisis such as: domestic violence, foster placement, parental illness or incapacity
Maintaining accurate, timely and confidential case notes, timesheets, expense forms and related admin duties
Utilizing modelling, coaching and counselling to assist children and youth through transitions
Developing positive and supportive relationships with referred clients, their families and other significant figures in the child/youth’s life
Identifying and utilizing appropriate community resources and programs as part of a goal-oriented plan
Liaising with social workers, behaviour consultants, educational staff and families as part of an integrated team
Participating in and implementing ongoing training opportunities as required
Planning, implementing and evaluating service plan goals
Advocating on behalf of clients and families when appropriate
Two years of post-secondary education in child/youth care and development, or a related field
One to two years experience working with children and youth with behavioural challenges, or mental and/or physical disabilities
Standard First Aid certificate (concurrent training is also acceptable)
Demonstrated ability to work with hard-to-reach children, youth and their families
Ability to identify health and safety issues for children and youth
Criminal record check is a condition of employment
Compensation: $18.65 per hour
Resumes to: Jai Wilson, Program Manager