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JOB AD

CHILD AND YOUTH WORKER

CANADA SUMMER JOB – 2024

Options Community Services Society (OCS) is a not-for-profit social services organization providing

social services south of the Fraser River from early years to seniors. Our programs and services are

only possible through the power of collaborative partnerships with individuals, businesses,

community groups, and government who share in our vision to support a healthy, caring

community where everyone thrives.

Options Community Services is seeking a passionate and dedicated youth to join our team for the Canada

Summer Jobs 2024 program. This is a temporary full-time position dependent on funding.

As a Child and Youth worker, you will play a key role in supporting children with developmental disability or

autism in developing life skills. In addition, this position will assist in creating activities that provide

recreational, educational and social opportunities for children in a community setting.

Responsibilities... include but are not limited to:
• Assisting in creating monthly newsletters offering different recreational activities.
• Developing and implementing a wide range of summer activities for children and youth with

developmental disability.
• Creating opportunities that provide recreational, educational and social support for children in a

community setting.
• May involve designing online programming such as a yoga class, virtual farm tour, etc.
• Performing other duties necessary for the enhancement of the program as directed by assistant

program manager or program manager.

The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic and energetic individual with a genuine passion for working with

children. They possess a creative flair and are adept at organizing activities that promote both fun and

learning. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team are crucial. A

background in child development, education, or related fields is beneficial. The ideal candidate is reliable,

responsible, and committed to creating a positive and memorable summer experience for every child involved.

This role will require the incumbent to undergo a Police Information Check (PIC), and a Vulnerable Sector

Check by the Ministry of Justice. This position will be paid at an hourly rate of $16.75

Eligibility Requirement:

To be eligible, youth must:
• be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period.
• be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred

under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
• have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in

Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

ApplicatIon Process –

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant

experience and expressing your interest in the position. Please send your applications to

[email protected].

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Options Community Services is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting diversity and

inclusion within our workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

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