Ridge Meadows Association for Community Living, Maple Ridge, BC
The Ridge Meadows Association for Community Living is currently accepting applications for a part-time CYSN (Children and Youth with Special Needs) Guide position. The CYSN Guide will work with aboriginal children, youth, and their families by assisting them with the planning process, providing information and advice on service access and availability, coordinating referrals to other agencies, and ensuring that services are delivered in a proactive, responsive, and culturally appropriate manner.
A bachelor’s degree in child and youth care, social work, or a related human or social service field and one year recent related experience working with children and youth who have developmental delays, their families and other professionals is required.
Applicants should have a knowledge and appreciation of Aboriginal culture and how culture impacts in the development of young children.
The successful candidate must have, or be willing to obtain, the following:
- Class V Driver’s License, suitable diver’s abstract, and own vehicle
- First Aid/CPR
- Cleared Criminal Record Check
- TB Clearance
- Clearance from Physician
An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered for this position.
The Ridge Meadows Association is an equal opportunity employer. Pursuant to section 41 of the Human Rights Code, preference may be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry. Please self-identify on your cover letter or resume.
HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours biweekly, flexible
START DATE: A.S.A.P
CLOSING DATE: September 1, 2017
SALARY: Wage as per BCGEU Collective Agreement, Grid Level 12, currently $19.77 to $23.04 per hour.
This position requires Union membership
Job Type: Part-time