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This is a Permanent Full Time position (37.5 hours/week). Reporting to the Program Manager, the Residence Coordinator oversees the day-to-day operations of a 24 hour respite home in Surrey, B.C., that services 2 youth in the home at one time, with a total of 8 youth in rotation. The Residence Coordinator provides ongoing supervision of staff, evaluates program policies, and ensures the programming for all children and youth at the residence. Key Duties and Responsibilities: • Recruit, hire, schedule, supervise and support staff across all shifts • Identify training needs and facilitate training • Oversee day-to-day operations of the program • Provide leadership, guidance and participate with staff, families and others in planning and providing client plans, case conferencing, case management and the preparation of related documents and reports • Communicate with MCFD for referrals and coordinate the placement of children and youth in the home, including creating care plans and record-keeping • Maintain a standard of excellence in all aspects of the residence including; cleanliness, safety, security, staffing and maintenance in accordance with MCFD standards, either directly or through effective delegation • Monitor and authorize program expenditures and maintain financial records in accordance with established procedures. • Prepare program budget for submission and presentation to senior management and/or the Board of Directors. • Promote public awareness of and support for the program by performing duties such as producing promotional materials and attending community events • Responsible for setting up and maintaining record keeping systems • Responsible the accuracy and quality of reports and statistics and submitting such reports, as required Qualifications: Education and Experience: • Diploma in the human services field • Minimum of three (3) years experience working directly with families with children who have special needs • Minimum of two (2) years experience in a supervisory capacity • Ability to obtain and maintain a criminal record check Skills and Abilities • Demonstrated working knowledge of family-centered service, child development, disabilities, positive behaviour support, family support, and community-based services. • Ability to work in a non-judgmental, supportive manner with various youth and staff. • Excellent report writing skills • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills. • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently. • Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to set up and maintain systems. • Good administration and budgeting skills. • Adhere to Reach code of ethics, policies, procedures, and health and safety practices. Additional Information • This position requires the use of a personal vehicle and cell phone • As required by the program, weekly shifts will be variable. • The Residence Coordinator is required to be available to cover shifts, and take shifts on an on-call basis. Closing date for Applications: May 15, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. Email your resume and cover letter in confidence to: [email protected] This is a union position. Reach Child and Youth Development Society welcomes and encourages applications from members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. If you require an accommodation through our hiring process, please include your request in the application email. We honor life experience and cultural backgrounds and take all forms of education into consideration. We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with REACH. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. REACH is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of employees, clients, and the general public, and upholding the reputation and integrity of our society. For this reason, final applicants will be asked to undergo a background check.

This is a Permanent Full Time position (37.5 hours/week). Reporting to the Program Manager, the Residence Coordinator oversees the day-to-day operations of a 24 hour respite home in Surrey, B.C., [&he...

About us: REACH is a non-profit organization in Delta, B.C committed to improving the quality of life for neurodiverse children, youth and young adults. Our organization has been providing services to children and their families since 1959. We provide timely, accessible family and person-centred community-based programs and services within Delta, Surrey, and Langley. Over 1000 children and their families benefit from our services on an annual basis. Our team-based culture is based on core values and a shared commitment towards going the extra mile to help families and our worksites are welcoming to families, staff and the community. About The Position Reporting to the Program Coordinator and working in the Delta, B.C. area, the Delta Connex Key Worker assists and supports families and their children with FASD and/or Complex Behaviour. Together with the family, the Key Worker develops behavioural and parenting strategies and connects the family to additional community supports and resources. Currently, we have two permanent positions available; one full-time and one part-time. About You • You hold a degree or certificate pertaining to child development. This may include an E.C.E. certificate with a Special Needs citation; or Youth and Child Care Degree. • You have worked a minimum of 2 years experience working with families and children with behavioural challenges • You have knowledge and skills required to assess behaviour, develop strategies, and develop support plans • You have sound knowledge of FASD, Complex Behaviours and services available in the community • You are trained in trauma-informed best practices • You have experience or knowledge of counseling • You have a strong and demonstrated commitment to a family-centred philosophy • You will adhere to Reach’s Code of Ethics and Policy and Procedures Key Duties and Responsibilities as a Keyworker: • With the supervision of the Coordinator and Clinical Supervisor, the Key Worker will work with several families with a variety of needs • Work with families to liaise with different agencies or service providers • Hold Careteam meetings, and teach families and community members how to run Careteam meetings, as requested by the family • Using a trauma informed lens and Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) methodology, conduct functional assessments of behaviour when required • Summarize functional assessments with a Behavioural Support Plan or Family Action Plan in a clinical and family-centred manner • Come alongside the family to model how to implement trauma-informed intervention and support and, jointly with the family, develop behavioural and parenting strategies. • Assist with training and education for families using an attachment-based, action-oriented philosophy • Assist in promoting prevention and safety messages to families and the community • Collect program data as required and provide the Coordinator with required information Additional Information • This position requires a Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License, the use of a personal vehicle and cell phone. • Two positions are available One Full-time position and one part-time position • This position requires a Criminal Record Check • The positions require Union membership. To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to [email protected] Reach Child and Youth Development Society welcomes and encourages applications from members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. If you require an accommodation through our hiring process, please include your request in the application email. We honor life experience and cultural backgrounds and take all forms of education into consideration. We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with REACH. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. REACH is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of employees, clients, and the general public, and upholding the reputation and integrity of our society. For this reason, final applicants will be asked to undergo a background check.

About us: REACH is a non-profit organization in Delta, B.C committed to improving the quality of life for neurodiverse children, youth and young adults. Our organization has been providing services [&...

Job Profile: BIs teach young children with autism how to play and communicate, learn school readiness skills, and develop self-help skills like teeth brushing and dressing. BIs are an important part of a child’s team and they work with other professionals like behaviour consultants, speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists. BI Job Requirements:
  • Loves children and enjoys playing with them
  • Can work independently and as a member of a team
  • Has strong organization and time management skills
  • Is flexible and open to learning
  • Can work with children with challenging behaviours
  • Is physically fit to work with young children
  • Has a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle
  • Has a current Child Safe First Aid Certificate (or be willing to update)
  • Can pass a Criminal Records Check
BI Job Responsibilities:
  • Works with children one to one in the child’s home or at a Reach centre
  • Teaches children by following a program plan developed by the child’s team
  • Records and tracks children’s progress
  • Creates teaching materials utilizing Reach resources
  • Participates and contributes to team meetings
  • Participates in ongoing ABA training
  Perks of being part of the REACH Team:
  • REACH is a nonprofit organization that provides services for children with special needs and their families.
  • REACH is a well-respected organization with a long history in the community
  • Working for REACH provides valuable experience for pursuing careers in psychology, special education, early childhood education, speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, physio-therapy, behavior consultations.
  • You have opportunities for excellent training and professional development
  Please apply by sending your C.V. or resume to [email protected] Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Thank you.

Job Profile: BIs teach young children with autism how to play and communicate, learn school readiness skills, and develop self-help skills like teeth brushing and dressing. BIs are an important [&hell...

Posted 12 months ago
As a Child and Youth Care Worker at REACH Child and Youth Development Society’s Respite Home, you will play a vital role in caring for complex and challenging children and youth in a small, two-bedroom respite home setting. These are full-time positions at 37.5 hours per week (varying shifts) and your role will include providing day-to-day in-home direct care up to and including personal care to persons with developmental disabilities, and implementing the care plan with various strategies and interventions to assist the growth, development and success of the person you will be caring for. You will participate as a member of the care team, facilitate activities and outings for the individual, regularly write reports and submit documentation on the individual’s plan, and respond to and help the person safely through behavioral needs and challenges. As per Reach Policies and Procedures, employees in a permanent position of 20+ hours per week are eligible (after passing probation) for extended health benefits and pension plan, as well as paid vacation and sick time. Daytime Shifts Available: Tuesday – Saturday 7:00am – 3:00 pm Wednesday – Sunday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm   Afternoon Shifts Available: Monday – Friday 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm Tuesday - Saturday 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm Wednesday – Sunday 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm Key Responsibilities: • Ensures that client’s physical, emotional, social, educational, and medical needs are met. • Writing reports and daily documentation • Assist clients to enhance quality of life with activities of daily living and the development of life skills. • Administer personal care to clients when needed, such as aid in bathing, personal hygiene, and dressing and undressing, • Plan and prepare meals and special diets, and feed or assist in feeding clients when needed • May perform routine health-related duties such as assisting in the administration of medications • May perform or assist clients in routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes and making beds. Qualifications/ Requirements: • Minimum of a 1-year certification in any of the following: Human Service Worker, Community and Care Worker, Child & Youth Care, Addictions and Community Worker, diploma in Residential Care Aide fields, and: • 6 months experience, or an equivalent of relevant education and experience. Job Skills and Abilities: • Good verbal communication skills • Criminal Record Check • HUB Check • Current First Aid Certificate • Food Safe • Class 5 clean drivers abstract • CPI Start date for position: July 2023 Closing date for Applications: Open until filled If you are interested, please send your resume to: [email protected] Thank you for your application. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

As a Child and Youth Care Worker at REACH Child and Youth Development Society’s Respite Home, you will play a vital role in caring for complex and challenging children and […]

Posted 12 months ago
As a Residence Support Worker at REACH Child and Youth Development Society’s Respite Home, you will play a vital role in caring for complex and challenging children and youth in a two bedroom, respite home setting. Your role will include providing day-to-day in-home direct care up to and including personal care to persons with developmental disabilities, and implementing the care plan with various strategies and interventions to assist the growth, development and success of the person you will be caring for. You will participate as a member of the care team, facilitate activities and outings for the individual, participate in the gathering of information and documentation to be included in the individual’s plan, and respond to and help the person safely through behavioral needs and challenges. As per Reach Policies and Procedures, employees in a permanent position of 20+ hours per week are eligible (after passing probation) for extended health benefits and pension plan, as well as paid vacation and sick time. Daytime Shifts Available: Saturday, Sunday and Monday 7:00am – 3:00 pm 22.5 hours per week   Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm (Sunday) and 6:00am – 2:00 pm (Monday and Tuesday) 22.5 hours per week   Afternoon Shifts Available: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm (Sat – Mon) and 2:00 pm – 10:00 am (Tuesday) 30 hours per week   Key Responsibilities: • Ensures that client’s physical, emotional, social, educational, and medical needs are met. • Assist clients to enhance quality of life with activities of daily living and the development of life skills. • Administer personal care to clients when needed, such as aid in bathing, personal hygiene, and dressing and undressing, • Plan and prepare meals and special diets, and feed or assist in feeding clients when needed • May perform routine health-related duties such as assisting in the administration of medications • May perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes and making beds. Qualifications/ Requirements: • Minimum of a 1-year certification in any of the following: Human Service Worker, Community and Care Worker, Child & Youth Care, Addictions and Community Worker, diploma in Residential Care Aide fields, and: • 6 months experience, or an equivalent of relevant education and experience. Job Skills and Abilities: • Good verbal communication skills • Criminal Record Check • HUB Check • Current First Aid Certificate • Food Safe • Class 5 clean drivers abstract • CPI Start date for position: July 2023 Closing date for Applications: Open until filled If you are interested, please send your resume to: [email protected] Thank you for your application. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

As a Residence Support Worker at REACH Child and Youth Development Society’s Respite Home, you will play a vital role in caring for complex and challenging children and youth in […]

As an Awake Overnight Respite Worker at REACH Child and Youth Development Society’s Respite Home, you will play a vital role in caring for complex and challenging children and youth in a two- bedroom, respite home setting. Your role will include monitoring individuals throughout the night and assist them to returning to bed if they wake, supporting them with morning routines, perform or assist with personal care such as bathing or toileting and general housekeeping as well as food preparation duties (as required). As per Reach Policies and Procedures, employees in a permanent position of 20+ hours per week are eligible (after passing probation) for extended health benefits and pension plan, as well as paid vacation and sick time. Shifts Available: Sunday – Thursday 10:00 pm – 6:00 am 37.5 hours per week   Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10:00 pm – 6:00 am 30 hours per week   Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 pm – 7:00 am 37.5 hours per week Key Responsibilities: • Ensure that client’s physical, emotional, social, educational, and medical needs are met. • Assist clients to enhance quality of life with activities of daily living and the development of life skills. • Administer personal care to clients when needed, such as aid in bathing, personal hygiene, and dressing and undressing, • Plan and prepare meals and special diets, and feed or assist in feeding clients when needed • May perform routine health-related duties such as assisting in the administration of medication • May perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes and making beds. Qualifications/ Requirements: • Grade 12 • Six (6) months recent related (working with children and youth with complex needs and challenging behaviour) experience. Job Skills and Abilities: • Good verbal communication skills • Criminal Record Check • HUB Check • Current First Aid Certificate • Food Safe • Class 5 clean drivers abstract • CPI Start date for position: July 2023 Closing date for Applications: Open until filled If you are interested, please send your resume to: [email protected] Thank you for your application. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

As an Awake Overnight Respite Worker at REACH Child and Youth Development Society’s Respite Home, you will play a vital role in caring for complex and challenging children and youth […]

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