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Position # 2828
OrganizationYMCA-YWCA Vancouver Island
Position Residential Support Counsellor (On-call Support)
Impact Statement To work together to enhance individual and community potential through participation, learning and leadership.
Description Wage: $19.50 - $21.50/hour (Programming and call outs)
On-Call Stipend: $250/week

Nature and Scope:
Reporting to the Program Managers of Young Moms Program and Pandora Youth Apartments, the Residential Support Counsellor (On-call) assists residents by providing after-hours response services evenings, weekends and holidays – on alternating weeks. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as a dedicated team member. The ideal candidate will possess well-rounded skills inadvocacy, mediation, decision-making, effective communication and counselling, and ideally have experience working collaboratively with MCFD and multi-barriered youth in a residential setting.
Training Details Responsibilities:
• Respond immediately to after-hours calls from residents
• Assist with the facilitation of group programming
• Build relationships with and serve as a model and resource for program youth
• Assist clients in accessing community resources, supports and services
• Support the well-being of clients and provide solution-focused counselling
• Communicate/consult with relevant service providers and other professionals
• Maintain current and accurate records and complete reports as required
• Operate within the programs’ operational budgets
• Participate in meetings as necessary and perform other duties as required
Working Conditions Residential Support Counsellors (On-call) must be able to physically respond to either program site within ½ hour and must have unrestricted access to a personal vehicle while on call.

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Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Children/Youth, Communication/Public Relations
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Motivate Others, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://vancouverislandy.com/
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Contact Anne van Beers
Phone 250-382-1004
Address 202-1314 Lakepoint Way Victoria, V9B 0S2
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