The Employment Program of British Columbia is funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.

Residential Youth Worker

Company: Wiidookodaadiwin Services
Location: Merritt BC


$280 - $320 a day

Residential Youth Worker to support children and youth in a therapeutic home setting. The youth worker will be part of a care team that supports the growth and development of children and youth to their full potential. This position requires strong relationship building and the ability to connect with children/youth in a trusting way. WS is seeking fulltime 3 days on (24hrs) 3 days off shift rotations. Wiidookodaadiwin Services offers flexibility, competitive wages, training and opportunity for professional growth. Meals included on shift. Employee must have a reliable Vehicle and willing to have business insurance on it, paid by the employer.

Duties and responsibilities: You will provide a therapeutic daily living environment for the residents of Wiidookodaadiwin Services. This includes supporting safety, culture and a sense belonging in the home.


  • Diploma in Social Services, Human Services, or Social Work, or a related field * Bachelor’s degree in Social Work considered an asset.
  • Experience
  • At least 6 months previous related work experience is required.
  • Experience working with high risk youth, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, FASD, ADHD and ASD.
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations.
  • Experience working with individuals with addictions

Preferred Training:

  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention Certificate
  • Valid 1 first aid level one
  • Naloxone training
  • Food safe training

Skills & Abilities:

Ability to work in a team environment.

Culturally sensitivity and knowledge of Aboriginal culture and history.

Ability to use strong communication skills and demonstrate the ability to write comprehensive daily case notes and reporting skills.

Computer literacy and MS Office experience is required.

Demonstrated ability to teach and work effectively with others in a one-to-one setting.

Excellent organization, time and house management skills.

Must be an individual who demonstrates effective interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively and in partnership with other programs and resources in the community.

Valid BC Drivers License (Class 5) Hours: Wiidookodaadiwin Services operates support services and residences 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Pay Grade 280.00-320.00 per 24 hr shift.

Job Location: * Merritt, BC

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual

Salary: $280.00 to $320.00 /day

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