Posting: Life-Skills Worker- Youth with Special Needs

Life Skills Worker – Youth With Special Needs

 Hours: up to 10 hours per week

Shift schedule: Days, evenings and weekends as required

Start date:  Immediately

Application deadline: Ongoing until filled

Duties: Provides direct goal-oriented assistance to youth between 13 and 18 years of age who have a developmental disability. This assistance can include the development of appropriate social, life or other particular skills by the youth, supporting individuals with work experience activities in the community and/or the development of child management or other parenting skills to families.

Qualifications: Preferably a diploma in a relevant discipline, with one year of related job experience. Other appropriate combinations of education and experience may be considered. A valid B.C. driver’s license is essential. Pursuant to provincial legislation, the applicant must agree to undergo a criminal records investigation. FOODSAFE Level 1 certification or willingness to get it done is a requirement of the job.

Application process: Submit a resume and cover letter to Purnima Gosavi, Director of Program Management, Family Dynamix Association at pgosavi@familydynamix.ca, or Box 2289, Invermere, BC., V0A 1K0.