Awake Overnight Youth Worker - Specialized Care

arc programs is now accepting applications for an Awake Overnight Youth Worker to provide support, supervision and nurturing to children and youth living in our staffed resources located in Kelowna and West Kelowna BC.


Full-Time (40-hours / week).

Applicant must stay awake for the duration of their shift.

Applicants should be prepared to work a predictable rotating schedule consisting of 10-hour shifts on a 4-days on / 4-days off rotation.

Please be aware that this position requires weekend and holiday shifts, when part of the rotation schedule.


The Overnight Youth Worker will:

Work successfully as part of a collaborative case management team.
Provide care and emotional nurturing, as well as skilled intervention and supervision of the children and youth living in the home.
Cooperate with the staff team to monitor resident behaviours.
Maintain a clean, safe environment.
Be responsible for food preparation, housekeeping duties, and maintenance of the house.
Preferred Experience >

Preference will be given to applicants who have experience working with persons with disabilities including autism, as well as experience supporting youth and children who have complex needs and behaviours.

Ideally candidates will have experience working with high risk children and youth in a group care setting.

Education in a relevant discipline (Health Care Assistant, Human Service Worker Diploma, Child & Youth Care Diploma, Community Support Worker, BSW) is preferred.


This position requires sufficient training and experience to perform all responsibilities of the job description.

Qualifications include a combination of relevant experience and training.

Successful applicants will be subject to a screening process, including a criminal record search, to confirm suitability for the position.


$24.60 - $25.70 per hour based on relevant experience and education.


Why choose arc programs as your employer?

arc programs is an equal-opportunity employer, promotes the diversity of our program teams, and requires all employees to demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity to the diversity of all populations we serve.

For more information about agency services, and about working for arc programs please go to and check out the ‘Why Work for arc programs’ posting under the 'Careers' page.

Apply by email to Emma Crosthwaite (HR Director)

Kindly include the job title in the subject line of your email.
Please be aware that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.