Nanaimo Youth Services Agency Job Postings

Please Note: For all competitions, only short listed Candidates will be contacted. NYSA reserves the right to cancel a posting at any time. Thank You.


Nanaimo Youth Services Association seeks dynamic individuals to assist in the coordination of an innovative program, which assists employment disadvantaged youth to access training and find employment across various industries. The successful candidates will blend strong job development and marketing skills with sound knowledge of the construction /trades and customer service industries. The successful candidates will also have excellent communication and conflict resolution skills, and a well-developed capacity to support and assist at-risk youth.

The Program Assistant position is a 21 hours per week term certain position. This position can start immediately or as soon as possible. These positions require the incumbent to complete a criminal record check, have relevant training/education in the human services, and possess a valid BC driver’s license. Competitive wage & benefits.  This position and employment programs are delivered in Courtenay & the Comox Valley.

Resumes & cover letters must be received by email at, or Fax 250-754-8661 - Attention:  Karen Velthuys, Chief Executive Officer c/o Melissa Gus. Only short listed applicants will be notified. This posting will remain open until filled.

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Youth Support Worker
Supportive Living Program

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding employment experience Nanaimo Youth Services Association (NYSA) is seeking a - 1.0 FTE (35hrs per wk) employee for their Supportive Living Program. This is a term certain position to March 31, 2018 with possibility of ongoing employment.

Required education: BSW, or BACYC, and relevant experience working with youth and young adults. Knowledge of Crisis Intervention is highly desirable.

A Job description can be viewed here

Interested applicants can submit a resume and cover letter to Nanaimo Youth Services Association by email
Attention: Karen Velthuys, CEO
c/o Melissa Gus or hand deliver to 290 Bastion St. Nanaimo, BC. No later than October 16, 2017 4:00 pm.

This is an Internal and External posting - Only short-listed candidates will be notified.






Nanaimo Youth Services Association has ongoing volunteer recruitment and training of people to work as volunteers with the One Stop Youth Centre . If you are interested in working with youth, please call 754-1989 to arrange an interview or email . Registration is now being taken for the upcoming sessions. Most positions coming open at Nanaimo Youth Services Association will be posted at this web site as well as in the local papers. We encourage people to check regularly to see updates.


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