Current Job Opportunities

Youth Worker – Chilliwack

Cyrus Centre (Chilliwack) is currently accepting applications for two permanent, part-time positions.  Both positions are ministry opportunities within Cyrus Centre; a ‘Faith based non-profit organization’ that provides a variety of services for vulnerable youth.

 

Position 1: Part-time Housing Youth Worker (starting ASAP)

This is a 3 day per week position (24 hours/week) within our Youth Emergency Housing Program on Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights from 8:00pm-4:00am.

Position 2: Part-time Weekend Youth Worker (starting mid-August)

This position alternates on a bi-weekly schedule.  For two weeks this individual will work Friday, Saturday, Sunday 12:00pm-8:00pm (24 hours/week) in our drop-in centre.  For the next two weeks this individual will work Saturday and Sunday 4:00am-12:00pm (16 hours/week) including statutory holidays in our Youth Emergency Housing Program. 

 

Job Function:
Provide services to vulnerable youth through Cyrus Centre’s philosophy, principles, and policy.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
-Initiate and develop relationships with youth up to 24 years old;
-Address serious behavioral, mental health, emotional, and addiction issues, defuse/manage critical incidents and make referrals to other community service providers;
-Manage client case files including preparation of paperwork associated with intake, assessment, discharge and residential logs while maintaining confidentiality;
-Ensure controlled access to the residence and building;

-Act as a liaison /advocate with outside community resources including MCFD/Afterhours;
-Support, communicate, and collaborate with other Cyrus Centre staff regarding youth cases;

-Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Education in youth work with a minimum of two-years of related experience is preferred.  The right candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and be familiar with issues affecting homeless and vulnerable youth.  Good self-awareness and self-care skills are also necessary. All candidates must successfully complete a criminal record check and will be asked to sign and adhere to our Lifestyle Code of Conduct as well as our Statement of Faith.

Wages &Benefits:
Wages begin at $16.50 per hour with holiday pay in lieu of holidays.

 

Please send a cover letter and resume to trevor@cyruscentre.com.  Please include within your cover letter how you would exemplify Cyrus Centre’s mission statement if you joined our team.