• $16.75/hour
  • No Benefits
  • On-site Various
  • Part Time
  • Nanaimo, BC, Canada
  • October 25, 2024

Job Description

This section outlines the role.

This is a Casual (On-call) position. Applicants are always welcome.

Job Title: Child and Youth Care Worker (CYC)
Classification/Benchmark: Residential Child and Youth Worker
Grid Level: 11
Responsible To
The Child and Youth Care Worker shall report directly to the Director of Operations.
Job Summary
Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Child and Youth Care Worker (CYC) provides care to
children/youth with moderate to severe behavioural problems in a staffed home setting. The CSW performs all
duties in a safe, efficient, and respectful manner in order to promote choice, independence, and integration for
the individuals being served.
The CYC must adhere to the philosophies, policies, and procedures of Nanaimo Association for Community Living,
and in accordance with relevant Legislation and Regulations (i.e. Residential Care Regulations, and the Motor
Vehicle Act).
▪ Participates in the assessment, goal setting, and progress evaluation of children/youth.
▪ Teaches children/youth to relate in a socially-appropriate manner through the use of daily routines and
▪ Monitors persons served in a staffed home setting and ensures their safety and well-being.
▪ Provides behaviour management counselling to persons served on a one-to-one and/or group basis by
performing duties such as providing feedback on persons served’s behaviour, teaching coping techniques
and adaptive behaviour, and providing guidance and support.
▪ Provides emotional support and crisis intervention to persons served, which may include non-violent physical
▪ Ensures communication and liaison between staffed home, school, family, and the community.
▪ Ensures that persons served’s physical needs are met by performing duties such as assisting with basic
personal hygiene, preparing meals, and administering medication as required in accordance with established
guidelines, procedures, and instructions.
▪ Maintains reports such as statistics, logbooks, daily activities on persons served.
▪ Carries out household duties such as meal preparation and household cleaning.
▪ Administers medication to persons served in accordance with established policy.
▪ Accompanies persons served to appointments and community outings.
▪ Performs other related duties as required.
▪ Education and Knowledge:
o Diploma in a related Human/Social Service field.
▪ Training and Experience:
o Two (2) years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and
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Conditions of Employment
▪ Valid BC Driver’s License (Class 4 Unrestricted license required within three (3) months of orientation, unless
otherwise indicated).
▪ Criminal Record Search upon commencement of employment and every three (3) years thereafter, providing
clearance to work with children and/or vulnerable persons.
▪ TB test with a negative result (per the Residential Care Regulation).
▪ Flu shot or preventative measures as mandated by the Ministry of Health – Community Care Licensing.
▪ COVID-19 vaccinations as mandated by Public Health Order.
▪ A vehicle with business insurance (business insurance must be obtained by employees who as a requirement
of their employment utilize their personal vehicle for transporting persons served, or are doing business on a
regular basis for NACL).
▪ Medical certificate (utilizing the Attending Physician’s Report form) indicating good health, per the Residential
Care Regulation.
▪ Current Ministry of Health recognized first aid certificate including CPR (which must be kept current while
employed with NACL).

Please apply from our website here: https://www.nanaimoacl.com/careers

Job Commitments

This section outlines the commitment expected of a successful applicant.

Job Type & Location

This job is offered under the following conditions:


Job Types

Part Time

Less than 30 hours a week and ongoing.

Business Location

Working Locations


Work on-site at the business location.


Work in multiple locations around the business location.


This job offers the following hours, schedules and shifts:

Weekly Hours Range

2 30

hours per week

Schedule Types

Varies Week-to-Week

Hours change week-to-week within the hour range.

Shift Start Times


Shifts may begin between 7am-11am


Shifts may begin between 11am-4pm


This section outlines the job's remuneration.


This job offers the following wage before taxes and other deductions:

Working on PWD Benefits

If you receive Person With Disabilities Assistance you can earn up to a certain amount after taxes and other deductions without affecting your benefits. For details see Annual earnings exemptions on gov.bc.ca.

Working on CPP Disability Benefits

If you receive Canada Pension Plan disability benefits you must inform Service Canada if earning more than a specific amount per year before taxes and other deductions. Details can be found under the "Doing paid work while receiving CPP disability benefits" heading in Section 5.0 of the Canada Pension Plan disability benefit toolkit.


This job offers the following benefits:




Retirement Plan

Life Insurance

Disability Insurance


This section outlines the job's required capabilities.


Up to 10 lbs pounds

...must be lifted and transported by hand as part of the job.

Physical Position

Negotiable / Flexible

Sitting and standing options are negotiable/flexible, or the job requires a combination of both.


Negotiable / Flexible

The amount and type of multitasking can be negotiated with the employer.

Digital Literacy


This role does not require the use of technology.

Repetitive Tasks


This job involves repetitive tasks and/or the same duties daily.



This job requires critical thinking and independent problem-solving.

Example: resolving a customer complaint within company policy.

Workplace Noise


The position is remote or the workplace is silent.

Support & Guidance


Someone is always available to provide support and guidance.

Team Size

Up to 10 peers peers

...are part of the team this role will work with on a daily basis.

Break Flexibility

Negotiable / Flexible

Break structure can be negotiated in collaboration with the employer to ensure it meets their business needs.

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