What does the MY House Youth Outreach Worker do?
The MY House Youth Outreach Worker has a strong motivation in life to care for the most vulnerable youth in our
community. Activities will be focused on providing holistic care for youth connected to Mission Youth House
(MY House) as well as working with the rest of the Mission Youth Unlimited team in organizing, leading,
facilitating, and networking in relation to MY House and the greater Youth Unlimited.
What must the candidate possess to thrive in the position?
• Compassion and drive to advocate and care for the most vulnerable youth
• Passion for helping youth connect with their Creator and hope in Jesus
• Professionalism in verbal and written communication
• Consistency and boldness in engaging a wide network of financial and community partners
• Leadership skills, especially in leading small groups of volunteers or youth
• Comfort and confidence in relating to a wide range of youth (ideally, from past experience)
• Ability to work in harmony with Youth Unlimited’s existing staff team
• Ability to work in a team and independently, while being a highly efficient time manager
• Ability to plan and coordinate meetings, small groups, and events
What are the working conditions?
• Phone and computer work at home, coffee shop or MY House
• Meeting youth and adults in MY House, coffee shops, and other public places
• Use of own vehicle or public transit to travel to required locations
• Collaborating with other Mission staff, Greater Vancouver staff, volunteers and MY House community partners
• Developing and maintaining partnerships with individuals, schools, and community orgs
• Occasional evening work, weekend work, day trips, and extended trips
• Salary, expenses, and benefits (if applicable) are all raised by the applicant, with Youth Unlimited support and
training. Partial funding may be supplied through grants and partnerships.
Please discuss with us!
Youth Unlimited salaries are set by a board of directors and are at the upper levels of industry standards. Youth
Unlimited staff receive strong support. Average staff retainment is more than 10 years.
Time commitment: Part-time, 24 hours per week (may develop into 40-hour position) Training: 2-year
credentialing training, plus organization-wide and hands-on training ongoing
Supervision and feedback: Regular meetings with supervisor (direct report) and team members
Send applications to Dean Klassen: email@example.com
Posted on August 1, 2018