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Career Opportunities

Casual Transit Driver

Yellowhead Community Services Society is a not for profit, charitable society that operates social service programs and rural Transit systems in the communities of Clearwater, Ashcroft and Lillooet. YCS is looking for a Casual Transit Driver to join our team. This position will be based out of our Clearwater location.

Key Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Drive transit vehicles to transport passengers on regular fixed routes, door to door (Handydart) service, and Afterhours requests.
  • Provide route information to transit passengers and collection of fares.
  • Assist elderly passengers and persons with disabilities with loading/unloading, and securement of wheelchairs within established safety procedures.
  • Maintain records and makes reports as required.
  • Inspect vehicles and performs pre-operation, during operation, and post-operation checks.
  • Complete daily routine cleaning as per checklist of interior and exterior of transit vehicles.

Qualifications

Minimum grade 12 education is required.  Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience operating a commercial vehicle and/or providing passenger transportation services. Other requirements include a Clear Criminal Records Check, Acceptable Commercial Driver’s Abstract and a Class 1, 2 or Unrestricted Class 4 Driver’s License.

A competitive wage is available.  This posting will remain open until filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Start date: Oct 1, 2021

CONTACT:

YCS Selection Committee
612 Park Drive
Clearwater BC
Phone: 250 674-2600
Fax: 250 674-2676
Email: - info@yellowheadcs.ca
Website:  www.yellowheadcs.ca


Home Share Provider

Yellowhead Community Services (YCS) is looking for an individual or couple willing to become Home Share Providers for a semi-independent older woman with diverse abilities in the Clearwater area. An ideal situation for this individual would be a home with no children and dogs. The home layout preferred would be an in-law suite or a separate bed/bath/sitting room area.

As a Home Share Provider, you will provide ongoing support and guidance building life skills, assisting with meal preparation, accessing community resources and services. You will encourage integration and inclusion within the home and the community. You will be responsible for the safety, support, and wellbeing of the individual and ensuring they are accessing appropriate medical and dental care. Also, you will assist with nurturing positive relationships with friends, family and support networks. This is a 24/7 position; however, additional supports may be provided.

Basic Requirements:

  • Relevant training and/or previous experience working with individuals with diverse abilities.
  • First aid and CPR certificate
  • Valid BC driver’s license
  • Criminal record check

Be willing to obtain/complete the following:

  • A satisfactory home-study
  • Three letters of reference
  • Physician’s letter of good health
  • A signed declaration of confidentiality
  • A signed release of information
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificate

For more information please contact the YCS Home Share Manager Alysha Piva at 250-674-2600

Community Support Worker

Yellowhead Community Services Society, an integrated health/social service agency with offices located in Clearwater and Barriere, BC, is seeking skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individuals to provide community support to adults with developmental disabilities in the community of Clearwater.  Shifts will be predominantly day shifts, but will also include evenings and weekends. The following positions are available:

  1. Community Support Worker       21hrs/week –Clearwater
  2. Community Support Worker       Casual/on-call – Clearwater/Barriere

Job Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist individuals to engage in social and recreational opportunities in the community.
  •  Provide outreach support to individuals living independently in the community by assisting with meal preparation, home maintenance and support attending appointments. This may also include assistance with personal care and hygiene.
  • Employment support through Employer engagement, job coaching and supervision.
  • Enhancing the development of life skills through modeling and person-centered planning.
  • Organizing and lead group activities and planning special events with input from individuals participating in services.

Degree/diploma in relevant field is preferred, however, individuals with related experience and/or a willingness to learn are encouraged to apply and will be considered.  Any offers of employment will be subject to a clean criminal record check. A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required. Current first aid would be an asset.

Closing date for these positions is May 7th, 2021 at 4pm. Applications may be mailed, faxed or emailed.  Only those short-listed will be contacted.

CONTACT:

YCS Selection Committee
612 Park Drive
Clearwater BC
Phone: 250 674-2600
Fax: 250 674-2676
Email: - info@yellowheadcs.ca
Website:  www.yellowheadcs.ca


Early Childhood Educator and Early Childhood Educator Assistants

YCS is looking for energetic and enthusiastic Early Childhood Educators and Assistants to join our team. We currently have four childcare programs in Clearwater and one in Barriere. 

The position requires flexibility as hours vary depending on the number of children enrolled in the programs. Training can be provided should the successful candidate have experience with children and express an interest in committing to a lasting relationship with YCS.

Qualifications:  ECE Certification/ECE Assistant Certification, current First Aid

The successful candidate will be subject to a Criminal Record Check

Wage: Dependent on qualifications and experience

Please email resume to:
info@yellowheadcs.ca
Attention: Patricia Morin