Apply Now

Child Care Counsellor

Job ID32-08-6C-66-77-B7
CompanyMinistry Of Children And Family Development
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2023-01-23
Posted Until2023-02-13
Job TypePart-time
Job CategoryChildcare
Job DetailsView attachment
Ministry of Children and Family Development

We currently have a temporary part time opportunity from December 1st, 2022, to December 1st, 2023. This position is part time (1. # FTE, 35 hours biweekly).

Child Care Counsellor
$30.68 - $34.81 hourly

Victory Hill Dorm (VHD) provides a supportive and nurturing home-like environment for children and youth who must live away from home in order to attend the Provincial School for the Deaf. Children and youth live at VHD during the week and then return to their home communities to be with their families on the weekends. Children and youth range in age from 5 to 19 years old. The residence is staffed by qualified Child Care Counsellors who use American Sign Language as the working language.

Provincial Family Services (PFS) offers a supportive environment for learning and skill development. Services include language and literacy development, family and parent support, child and youth services and community awareness and development. The purpose of this position focuses on enhancing family capacity for communication and connection as well as engaging and empowering youth and young adults.

American and Indigenous Services (AIS) offers American Sign Language (ASL) instruction and support to children, youth and their families to strengthen their communication in ASL. AIS also offers services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Indigenous children and youth and their families to connect with each other, Indigenous community members, and learn about their individual cultures and identities in an ASL environment.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (

Qualifications for this role include:

- Courses/Degree/Certificate in human services field with focus on child & youth care and family development from an accredited college/university OR one (1) year professional experience working with children, youth and families with deaf or hard of hearing members; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- American Sign Language: must have ASL fluency.
LanguagesAmerican Sign Language: Must Have ASL Fluency.
How To ApplyClick "Apply Now' For more information, and to apply online by February 13, 2023,