Employment Opportunities

Considering a move to the fabulous Sunshine Coast of British Columbia?  Looking for employment opportunities to make a difference?

Youth & Family Powell River is a thriving non-profit on the beautiful West Coast of BC. Our coastal town on the Salish Sea is nestled among cedar forests, coastal mountains, and freshwater lakes. We are a short 20 minute flight to Vancouver, BC or you can travel by ferry and watch the whales along the way. We offer competitive wages and benefits, a supportive work team, and creative environment. Join us as we grow!

Current Opportunities:

Family Enhancement Counsellors

Youth & Family Powell River is growing! We are seeking dedicated, compassionate people to work as Youth & Family Enhancement Counsellors. Positions range from 20-30 hours per week. We offer a competitive wage and benefits package and a great team of people to work with. The wage is $30.81 per hour ($27.81 per hour during the probationary period).

Duties: Provide counselling, support, information, and group/parenting training programs to youth and/or families experiencing difficulties. Service is delivered primarily in community settings and client homes and will require flexible hours.

Qualifications: Minimum education requirement of a BSW, BA in Child & Youth Care or bachelor’s degree in related human services field and experience working with youth and/or families. A valid Class 5 driver’s license, reliable vehicle and satisfactory criminal record check is required.

Please familiarize yourself with our organization and see the full position description below. Please send your resume and cover letter outlining your skills in relation to the role to csinkewicz@youthandfamily.ca by 4 pm December 15, 2023.

We thank all interested applicants; however, we will only contact those who best meet the requisite skills, experience, and qualifications.

Family Enhancement Counsellor Job Description Dec2023

Youth Resource Centre Co-Facilitator

Powell River Child, Youth and Family Services Society is seeking a part-time Co-Facilitator for the Youth Resource Centre for after school hours 3 days per week. We are seeking an adult who has experience working with youth and who is a motivated, energetic, organized, creative, outgoing individual and has excellent leadership and communication skills.

Priority will be given to applicants who have experience offering programming in the areas of art, music, and recreation. A valid Class 5 driver’s license, reliable vehicle and satisfactory criminal record check is required.

The full position description can be viewed below. If you enjoy working with youth, please email your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this fun role to Trevor Edwards at tedwards@youthandfamily.ca by 4 pm on December 15, 2023.

YRC-Co-Facilitator Job Description DEC2023

We thank all interested applicants; however, we will only contact those who best meet the requisite skills, experience, and qualifications.

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Previous Postings:

Summer Students

Looking for 2 students to help facilitate fun activities and games for children at our “Let’s Engage” Early Years Summer Program. 6-10 hours per week (Tuesday & Wednesday mornings, plus special events and training). Hourly pay $16.75. Please send a resume and cover letter detailing your experience with children, and why you would be a great fit, to:

Tricia McTaggart – tmctaggart@youthandfamily.ca

The deadline to apply is June 15th. We thank you for your interest. Only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Executive Director Youth & Family Powell River 2023

The Board of Directors of Youth & Family Powell River is seeking a new Executive Director, following the retirement of the current Executive Director who has been with the organization for 15 years. This role is full-time, on-site in Powell River. We offer a competitive wages and benefits package, a great team of people to work with, and a beautiful community to call home.

Please send a resume and a detailed covering letter addressing your experience in, and suitability for championing, each of the areas outlined in the full position description below to:  board@youthandfamily.ca by 5 pm, May 15, 2023, with “EXECUTIVE Director 2023” in the subject line. Please ensure your letter addresses in writing the full position description in order to be considered for this role. It is recommended that applicants familiarize themselves with the organization and our work, reviewing the website with intention.

 We thank all interested applicants; however, we will only contact those who best meet the requisite skills, experience, and qualifications.

Full Position Description:

Executive Director Youth and Family Services 2023

Youth Resource Centre Co-Facilitator

YRC Co-Facilitator 2023 (Position Filled)