Employment Opportunities

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference?

Want to live on the fabulous Sunshine Coast of British Columbia?

Powell River Child, Youth & Family Services Society is a thriving non-profit on the beautiful West Coast of BC. Our coastal town on the Salish Sea is nestled among cedar forests, coastal mountains, and hundreds of lakes. We are a short 20 minute flight to Vancouver, BC or you can travel by ferry and watch the whales along the way. We offer competitive wages and benefits, a supportive work team, a creative environment, and relocation assistance packages for out of town candidates. Join us as we grow!

We currently have 2 positions available:

  • Part-Time Youth Resource Centre Facilitator
  • Part-Time Youth Resource Centre Youth Leader

Part-Time Youth Resource Centre Facilitator


Duties: The Youth Resource Centre Facilitator provides oversight of the Youth Resource Centre (YRC) facility at Oceanview Education Centre during drop-in times or planned events, providing supervision of the youth, keeping with the Policies and Procedures of PRCYFSS.  As this position is linked to the school year, this position runs 38 weeks per year.

The YRC Facilitator will develop and deliver programming in an after school drop in program two afternoons per week for youth aged 9-12.  Programming may include arts and crafts, cooking, outdoor fun, gym time, games and fun activities. Program development to support participating tweens and youth and help them to develop relationships and build social skills that enhance peer to peer interactions is key.

Qualifications: Preference for a Bachelor’s Degree in related human/social service field and recent related experience.

Terms: 8 hours per week.  Please email: admin@prcyfss.com for a complete position description.

Resumes to:  admin@prcyfss.com  or to Powell River Youth & Family Services, 7105 Nootka Street, Powell River, B.C., V8A 5E3

Deadline: 12:00 p.m. August 26th, 2019

The Powell River Child Youth and Family Services Youth Leader will assist in programming for youth ages 9-12 focused on friendship, inclusiveness, and community building at the PRCYFSS Youth Resource Centre (YRC).

Part-Time Youth Resource Centre Youth Leader


YRC Youth Leaders are students in Grade 12 or University/College (Grade 11 student with excellent qualifications may be accepted) who can work in a team environment engaging with youth ages 9-12. Youth Leaders must take and follow direction, lead other youth, listen and learn, be punctual, be responsible towards commitments, be creative, solve problems, be compassionate, empathetic, and inclusive and be able to engage and involve youth who may have barriers.


6-7 hours/week. The positions will finish at the end of the school year. Work hours are after school on Wednesday/Thursday.

Wage is $16/hour.

Please contact Kevin by email (admin@prcyfss.com) for a full job description and submit resumes including a covering letter detailing your interest and suitability for this position.

Deadline: August 26th, 2019