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Job Opportunities at YCS

MH&SU Life Skills Worker / Family Service Coordinator

Clearwater/Barriere - Full-time 35 hours per week

Yellowhead Community Services Society, an integrated health/social service agency with offices located in Clearwater and Barriere, BC, is seeking a skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individual to fulfill the role of Mental Health & Substance Use Life Skills Worker and Family Services Coordinator within our agency. This combined position will be a permanent, full-time position of 35hrs per week.

Position Components:

Mental Health and Substance Use Life Skills Worker:

Working primarily with adult and older adult population to provide intake, assessment, brief interventions and case management services. This will include supporting individuals in our office, their home and in the community.

Family Services Coordinator:

Provide supervision to staff working with children, youth and families who are at risk of family breakdown. Work in conjunction with the Ministry of Children and Family Development with a goal towards family preservation.


Bachelor Degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field is preferred, however related 2 year diploma and relevant experience may be considered.

Previous supervisory experience plus two (2) years’ recent experience in a mental health and addictions treatment environment. Experience working with children, youth and families is an asset. 

A competitive wage and benefit package is available.  The closing date for this position is 4:00pm November 12, 2019.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Selection Committee
Yellowhead Community Services
612 Park Drive
Clearwater BC V0E 1N1
FAX: 250.674.2676

Manager - Building Blocks Daycare

Clearwater - Full-time position - 35 hours per week

Yellowhead Community Services Societies Licensed Child Care Programs work respectfully with all children and families. We are dedicated to providing a safe, fun, affordable and nurturing child care environment while honoring each child’s individuality.

Building Blocks Daycare:

Is licensed through BC Interior Health to provide sixteen group care over 30 months and eight group care under 36 months places. Clearwater is a rural town at the foot of Wells Grey Provincial Park, 1.5 hours north of Kamloops.

The successful candidate:

  • Will apply contemporary early childhood practises in the development of our program within a team environment
  • Be familiar with the expectations and requirements of Community Care Licensing
  • Support each child’s holistic development using the BC Early Learning Framework
  • Demonstrate understanding and respect for the competency of young children
  • Be aware of and work within the ECEBC Code of Ethics
  • Participate in professional development


  • Early Childhood Education Diploma preferred with three years’ experience working in a licensed center
  • Current first aid certificate
  • Strong planning, organizational, leadership, computer and communication skills required
  • Ability to work within a multicultural environment

Wages and Benefits

Salary:  $21.16 to $24.64 per hour + Wage Enhancement, benefits and RRSP’s

Schedule: 35 hours shared between actual on the floor child care and administration

Expected start date: As soon as possible

Application process

Yellowhead Community Services Societies is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Only those short listed will be contacted.

Appointment will be subject to a clear criminal record check and three positive reference checks.

For information on YCS go to Applications may be sent by mail, fax or email, or dropped off at the address below. Please send your resume with a cover letter to:

Selection Committee - Manager Building Blocks Daycare
Yellowhead Community Services
612 Park Drive
Clearwater BC V0E 1N1
FAX: 250.674.2676