CLOSED – Prescreening – Temporary Aboriginal Youth Support Worker – Nanaimo

Job title Temporary Aboriginal Youth Support Worker – Male
Reports to Program Manager
Status Full Time (35 hours per week) 
Salary  $51,810.78 per year 

Changing Directions in support of Aboriginal Youth, assists the community of Nanaimo in reaching out to aboriginal youth between the ages of 12 and 18, empowering young people who may need additional support to reach their full potential.

Therefore, the ability and availability to travel by car between these communities is a must.

This is a position that requires a a very adaptable, high energy, empathetic individual with the capacity to assist indigenous families and youth to advance in life in a  just, equitable and culturally sensitive manner.

The AYSW will work with at risk Indigenous youth ages 12 – 18, primarily doing outreach and connecting them to applicable resources and tools in order to empower them to achieve their full potential.

The position is based in Nanaimo. Under the supervision of the Program Manager, this position will be subject to the policies and procedures of the Association and agreeing to join the British Columbia Government and Service Employees’ Union.

This position is covering a leave. It will start with a one-month coverage and it could be extended month to month.

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and a demonstrated ability to work with Indigenous people is a must. Preference will be given to individuals with an indigenous background as per section of Section 41 of the Human Rights Code.

For a full Job Posting please click on this link: Temporary Aboriginal Youth Support Worker – Nanaimo – Job Posting

To apply, email your full application, including your resume AND Cover Letter to with the subject: Temporary Aboriginal Youth Support Worker-January 2019 or apply through our Employment Application Form

We would like to thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The deadline for application is January 18, 2019.