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Job Opportunities at YCS

Community Support Worker

Clearwater, BC - 28-30 hours per week

Yellowhead Community Services Society, an integrated health/social service agency with offices located in Clearwater and Barriere, BC, is seeking a skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individual to provide residential outreach support to adults with developmental disabilities living independently in the community of Clearwater.  Shifts will be a combination of day, evenings and possibly weekend shifts.

Degree/diploma in relevant field is preferred, however, individuals with related experience and/or a willingness to learn are encouraged to apply and will be considered.  Any offers of employment will be subject to a clean criminal record check. A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required. Current first aid would be an asset.

Closing date for this position is August, 16th, 2019 at 4 pm. Applications may be mailed, faxed or emailed. Only those short-listed will be contacted.

CONTACT:

YCS Selection Committee
612 Park Drive
Clearwater BC
Phone: 250 674-2600
Fax: 250 674-2676
Email:  info@yellowheadcs.ca

 

Employment Specialist

WorkBC Centre - Barriere - Full-time 35 hours per week

An Employment Specialist assists unemployed, underemployed or precariously employed individuals to obtain employment by supporting clients through a collaborative approach to identify realistic employment options, become job ready, source prospective employers and provide coaching.

Demonstrated Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to motivate clients and program participants to learn skills and acquire employment
  • Ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Strong ability to meet deadlines, manage a varied client load and work under pressure
  • Advanced MS Office, database skills and proficient with Social Media
  • Ability to follow instructions, to work independently and excel in a team environment
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required. Current first aid would be an asset
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Education & Experience

  • Successful completion of a post-secondary Certificate, Diploma or Degree in a related field
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and related experience
  • Experience working with multi-barriered clients in a confidential and collaborative client centred approach to meet their employment goals
  • Any offers of employment will be subject to a clean criminal record check and positive references

Applications must subit a resume with cover letter to Kathy Fournier. Only those short-listed will be contacted.

Please email to:

Kathy Fournier, Progam Manager
Email: kathy@clearwateremployment.ca
58A Young Road, Clearwater BC
Tel: 250.674.2928

 

Early Childhood, Infant and Toddler and Special Need Educator

Yellowhead Community Service Society operates four licensed child care facilities; Building Blocks Daycare, Clearwater Preschool and Wells Gray After School Program in Clearwater and Little Stars Child Care in Barriere, BC. We have various openings for Early Childhood Educators, Infant and Toddler, Special Needs Educators and Educator Assistants.  Hours will fluctuate depending on numbers of children registered in our programs.

Successful candidates will be able to:

  • Work well within a team environment to assist with the planning and implementation of a quality play based program for children between two months and 13 years’ old
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully with children, families and community professionals
  • Be familiar with the expectations and requirements of Community Care Licensing Regulations
  • Posses an in depth knowledge of child growth and development
  • Participate in ongoing professional development

Qualifications:

  • ECE diploma, certificate or assistant status
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Clear criminal record check

For more information, please contact;

Susanne Butcher by email at susanne.b@yellowheadcs.ca or telephone at 250-674-2600 ext. 227

Applications, may be mailed, faxed or emailed.

YCS Selection Committee
Tel: 250-674-2600
Fax: 250-674-2676
Email: info@yellowheadcs.ca


Early Childhood Educators

Little Stars Child Care - Barriere, BC

YCS is looking for energetic and enthusiastic staff to join their child care team. Hours will be casual and will vary depending on number of children enrolled within the program.

Qualifications: ECE BC Certification, current Community Care First-Aid. Successful candidates will be subject to a Criminal Record Check.

Wage depends on quailifications and experience. Please contact Susanne Butcher for more details:

Susanne Butcher
Tel: 250.674.2600
Fax:  250.674.2676

Email: susanne.b@yellowheadcs.ca

 

Early Childhood Educators & Educator Assistants

Special Needs, Infant & Toddler - Clearwater, BC

Bulding Blocks Daycare is a busy licenced group care facility with eight under 36 months and sixteen 30+ months in Clearwater, BC. We provide full and part time care for families within our community.

Hours may vary depending on number of children enrolled within the program. Applicants should be ECE BC certified and have current First-Aid. Successful candidates with be subject to a Criminal Record check.

Wage depends on quailifications and experience. Please contact Susanne Butcher for more details:

Susanne Butcher
Tel: 250.674.2600
Fax:  250.674.2676
Email: susanne.b@yellowheadcs.ca

 

HOME SHARE PROVIDER

Clearwater/Barriere, BC 

Yellowhead Community Services is looking for an individual or couple willing to become Home Share Providers for a semi-independent woman with a developmental disability in the Clearwater area. As a Home Share Provider, you will provide ongoing support and guidance building life skills, assisting with meal preparation, personal care, accessing community resources and services. Other responsibilities include; the safety and well-being of the individual and ensuring she accesses appropriate medical and dental care. You will also assist with nurturing positive relationships with friends, family and support network and encourage integration and inclusion within the home and community.  This is a 24/7 position, however additional supports will be provided.

Basic Requirements

  • Relevant training and/or previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities including FASD.
  • First Aid and CPR training
  • Valid BC driver’s license
  • Criminal record check

Be willing to obtain/complete the following:

  • A satisfactory home study
  • Three letters of reference
  • Physician’s letter of good health
  • Signed declaration of confidentiality
  • Signed release of information

For more information please contact Nikki Vincent at 250 674-2600.