Special Services Youth Worker – Part Time

Aunt Leah’s Place is a non-profit organization that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support youth on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training, and coaching on essential life skills.

We have a part time regular opportunity for a Special Services Youth Worker. This is for a shift with variable hours (22.5 hours a week) including Sundays.

Job Summary: Works in a one-to-one capacity developing reliable, consistent supporting relationships and assisting youth in the Support Link Program on their journey to growth and self-sufficiency with one of the many goals being that of preventing homelessness. Works within a semi-independent living residential setting to provide a variety of support services such as conflict resolution, counselling, crisis intervention, supervision and transportation to youth with moderate to severe behavioral issues. From a strengths based approach and intervention will work to identify strengths, issues and areas of risks. Develops and implements short-term and long term goals and strategies within program guidelines.

Link Housing First Outreach Worker

The Link program offers youth who have aged out of government care the community, resources and opportunities to help them achieve their goals and transition successfully from foster care into adulthood. Youths receive access to a transition worker who provides one-on-one support and helps them apply for jobs, learn new practical skills, and develop a plan for their future.

Aunt Leah’s is growing and expanding its work that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training, and coaching on essential life skills. This growth means we are hiring! If you are passionate about ensuring youth in and from foster care have similar supports akin to their parented peers, and are interested in working at a Top 10 charity in Canada as ranked by Charity Intelligence you might be interested in working at Aunt Leah’s Place in this full time regular position.

Job Summary: Works to provide post majority services for Youth and families from becoming homeless
by acting as a Housing First Outreach Worker for participants of the Link Program. Outreach may include
participants of the Supporting Education for Foster Youth (SEFFY) Program as well.

Relief Staff

Aunt Leah’s Place is an innovative non-profit organization that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. We are excited to post that we are actively recruiting for relief staff at Aunt Leah’s House, which is a group home for teen moms who are in government care.

If you are interested to be a part of some upstream work that supports young moms learn how to parent and end the cycle of ministry care, then this job might be for you. It is an excellent opportunity to get experience in the field, as well as working towards permanent employment with Aunt Leah’s Place.

Successful Candidates will have the availability to take shifts during the work week as well as weekends, have Post-secondary or equivalent education with experience in providing support to moms/babies or a relevant combination of education and experience combined with general suitability.

Job Type: Relief position – casual, on call

Special Services Youth Worker – Full Time

Aunt Leah’s Place is a non-profit organization that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support youth on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training, and coaching on essential life skills.

We have a full time regular opportunity: for day shift with variable hours including flexibility for weekends.

Job Summary: Works in a one-to-one capacity developing reliable, consistent supporting relationships and assisting youth in the Support Link Program on their journey to growth and self-sufficiency with one of the many goals being that of preventing homelessness. Works within a semi-independent living residential setting to provide a variety of support services such as conflict resolution, counselling, crisis intervention, supervision and transportation to youth with moderate to severe behavioral issues. From a strengths based approach and intervention will work to identify strengths, issues and areas of risks. Develops and implements short-term and long term goals and strategies within program guidelines.

Youth Housing Engagement Worker

For over 30 years, Aunt Leah’s Place has helped prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children throughout Metro Vancouver.  To support them on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training and coaching on essential life skills.

We work proactively at the ‘entry’ and ‘exit’ points of the foster care system, helping low-income families maintain custody of their children and for foster youth readying to ‘age out’ with supports similar to what modern parents do for their own adult children in transition.

Aunt Leah’s has an immediate and exciting opportunity for a full-time regular Youth Housing Engagement Worker.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about working for a non-profit organization, enhancing the lives of youth, and supporting social programming through a variety of activities.

 Job Summary: As part of Aunt Leah’s Housing First Team, works to provide Housing First supports to youth and families who are chronically or episodically homeless by developing positive relationships with landlord/superintendent/owner of building and is, additionally, the primary team contact person with landlords. Promotes and connects with potential landlords that will rent to young people participating in Aunt Leah’s Housing First Program.

Outreach Worker

Aunt Leah’s House provides safe, supported housing for pregnant and parenting teen moms
currently in government care. Here, young women can prepare for their delivery, learn parenting
skills and bond with their new babies in a safe and supportive environment. Each mom receives
services tailored to their individual abilities and needs.
We have an immediate opportunity for a part time regular Outreach Worker to join our team at Aunt
Leah’s House.

 Job Summary: Primarily works in a one-to-one capacity assisting women and their families at Aunt Leah’s House, by supporting them on their journey to self-sufficiency to prevent children in care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children.

To Apply

Please email an updated copy of your resume and cover letter quoting the position you are applying for in the subject line to:

HR@auntleahs.org