Career Services Job Board

Rhodes Wellness College is a Career College. Success at a Career College involves you starting employment in a new career. Please review our Careers and Outcomes page for a listing of the job skills you will be bringing into the workforce. You may also visit our Practicums page for a list of recent student work experience. Below is a listing current of job opportunities in our field.

Job Search Resources

www.electroniclabourexchange.ca
www.hotjobs.ca
www.jobbank.gc.ca
www.jobsemplois.gc.ca
www.jobshark.ca
www.katimavik.org
www.netwercc.com
www.neuvoo.ca
www.triumphvocational.com
www.vch.ca
www.workinfonet.ca
www.youth.gc.ca
www.workopolis.ca

Life Skills Facilitor - Open til filled

Breaking Ground Employment/ Life Skills Facilitator competition # 219
Job Posting
Helping Spirit Lodge Society
Facilitator Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground is an empowerment to employment program designed to facilitate the entrance to work or return to work for Aboriginal women. The facilitator will be responsible to co-facilitate in the delivery of programming with a program coordinator. Hours of work are 8:45 to 4:45 Monday to Friday.
Experience
• Lifeskills Facilitator training certificate with three years current work related experience
• Knowledge and experience in family violence issues
• Interviewing skills required
• Experience in working with low income assistance programs
• Knowledge of Aboriginal women, their historical background, socio-economic
issues and spiritual beliefs
• Communication and team building skills
• Computer skills
• Analytical skills and organizational planning essential
• Valid driver's license and vehicle an asset
• Experience in writing reports and curriculum
• Criminal record check essential
• Must demonstrate a commitment to ethical and professional work practices
• Experience in basic counseling
• Work references required.
Expression of interest, including and updated resume and a cover letter describing how you meet or exceed the above noted qualifications must be received by email at breakingground@hsls.ca or fax to 604-873-4402 stating competition # 219 to:
Helping Spirit Lodge Society


Preferences will be given to FIRST NATION'S WOMEN as per SECTION 41 OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS CODE
Only short --listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: Until Position Filled

Youth Worker - open til filled

Youth Worker
The Tsawwassen First Nation requires a Youth Worker who is an energetic, motivated person who loves working with children. The successful candidate will provide all TFN youth and families, residing on and off Tsawwassen Lands, culturally inviting and age-appropriate programming.

Scope: 

5 days per week; 37.5 hours per week
Permanent Full-time

Summary of Duties:
  1. Assist in the development and implementation of after school, professional development days, spring break and summer programming,  sports and recreational activities as well as workshops focusing on aspects of healthy living, life skills and self reliance, groups focusing on personal confidence, self esteem and enhancement of cultural identity and drug/alcohol intervention and prevention.
  2. Assist in the development and implementation of fundraising events for special events and activities.
  3. Liaise with outside agencies and the community on programs relating to Tsawwassen First Nation youth
  4. Assist in the delivery of community events that build support for the TFN language & culture
  5. Provide positive experiences for children and youth such as summer camping trips and the yearly canoe journeys.
  6. Assist in the development and implementation of yearly community building events (Easter, Halloween and Christmas).
  7. Maintain an open and on-going relationship with parents of Tsawwassen First Nation children.
  8. Contribute to the collaborative fostering of a positive learning environment for Tsawwassen First Nation students.
Job Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to multi-task & work independently
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Plan/participation in Special Events
  • Must possess strong organizational skills
  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner and maintain strict confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently while also a team player
  • Must love children
Qualifications/Experience:
  • Criminal record check required
  • Valid Class 4 BC drivers license
  • Experience in developing  age appropriate youth programs
  • Experience working in a youth centre for 5-19 years of age
  • Post secondary qualification in Child & Youth Care.
  • Ability to facilitate productive discussions on education issues with parents, teachers and students.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to provide tutoring to students.
  • Knowledge of Coast Salish culture and Tsawwassen First Nation cultural practices and traditions.
Please fax or mail resume, a cover letter with salary expectation and two current reference contacts to:

Human Resources
1926 Tsawwassen Drive
Tsawwassen BC, V4M 4G2
Fax: 604-948-5249
E-mail: hr@tsawwassenfirstnation.com

Employment Program Coordinator - until filled

Job Posting
Helping Spirit Lodge Society
Breaking Ground Program Coordinator
Breaking Ground is an empowerment to employment program designed to facilitate the entrance to work or return to work for Aboriginal women. The coordinator will be responsible to co-ordinate the program and will participate in the delivery of programming with a program facilitator. Hours of work are 8:30 to 4:30 Monday to Friday.
Experience
• Must possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in experience.
• A certificate in Business Administration or five years current work related experience
• Experience in administering and implementing income assistance programs in a team setting
• Demonstrated ability to administer program budgets and submit timely reports
• Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting and reporting requirements for various government funding agencies
• Demonstrated experience in determining and implementing short term goals
• Knowledge of Aboriginal women, their historical background, socio-economic issues and spiritual beliefs
• Organizational and computer skills essential
• Fundraising skills essential
• Proposal writing skills an asset
• Valid driver's license and vehicle essential
• Teaching background an asset
• Experience in counselling an asset
• Criminal Record Check essential
• Networking and public speaking abilities an asset
• Must commit to work in a professional manner from a Holistic Team Approach
• Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills
Expression of interest, including and updated resume and a cover letter describing how you meet or exceed the above noted qualifications must be received by email at reception@hsls.ca or fax to 604-873-4402 stating competition # 225 to:
Helping Spirit Lodge Society


Preferences will be given to FIRST NATION'S WOMEN as per SECTION 41 OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS CODE
Only short --listed candidates will be contacted.
** First Nation's Women Strongly Urged To Apply. **

Closing Date: Until Position Filled

Youth Worker (relief) - until filled

Urban Native Youth Association
Training the Leaders of Tomorrow

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Aboriginal Safehouse Youth Workers - Relief

UNYA has employment opportunities for Youth Workers with our Aboriginal Safehouse Program. ASH Youth Workers are responsible for implementing the day-to-day operations of the Aboriginal Safehouse (ASH). They provide and maintain a safe, supportive environment that is culturally open and accessible in order to support the personal development of resident youth whose families are unavailable or unable to meet their needs. ASH Youth Workers report directly to the ASH Manager and the Assistant Manager. There is no guarantee of any hours at any time for the relief workers.

Qualifications and Conditions:
1. Child care Diploma / Certificate or related University Degree.
2. Minimum 2 years experience in child & youth care, or a combination of relevant education & experience working with street-involved youth.
3. Previous experience working with Native youth.
4. Must have experience advocating with service providers (i.e. MCFD) for youth who should be receiving additional support.
5. Must have a broad based knowledge of the family and social issues that Native youth face today, including the generational impacts of the residential school system on Native families and communities, and a good understanding of Native cultures and traditions.
6. Must demonstrate a good working knowledge of community resources in Vancouver, particularly youth & Aboriginal-specific resources.
7. Will have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
8. Will have the ability to identify with mandate, policies and procedures of the organization.
9. Must possess a good working knowledge of computer systems and programs.
10. Must have strong written and oral communications skills, including the ability to compile accurate records and prepare reports.
11. First Aid and FoodSafe certification are assets; must be willing to obtain certification if provided the opportunity.
12. Must have a personal support system and self care plan in place.
13. Must have a criminal record check completed by and satisfactory to UNYA.
14. Preference will be given to qualified Aboriginal applicants.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Supervise residents in their day-to-day living, including establishing a trusting, non-judgmental, non-exploitative rapport with youth. Positively participate in ASH programming and activities in order to provide a positive role model experience for youth residing in the Safehouse. Educate youth with regard to safe health practices.
2. Maintain the day-to-day operation of the house, including shopping, meal preparation, cleaning, and maintenance.
3. Consult with youth, Safehouse Manager and staff, and other relevant individuals to identify the needs and goals of individual youth. Ensure that case plans are implemented.
4. As required, liaise and advocate for the best interests of youth with MCFD and other relevant individuals, including participating in case planning and implementation.
5. Build and maintain a network of positive working relationships with other service providers to ensure effective referrals and a good continuum of care for youth.
6. Receive and refer telephone enquiries -- including those on the 24-hour youth information and referral line - to appropriate persons/services and provide general information as required and appropriate.
7. Keep abreast of all current social concerns and street trends and, as required, attend professional development activities in order to remain informed regarding issues affecting street-involved youth.
8. Actively assist in the ongoing development and review of program components. Positively address all concerns, incidents or crises which affect program mandate, UNYA policy, personal issues, community relations, resident youth, etc.
9. Respect and maintain confidentiality of staff issues within the team, with the exception of the Program Manager and/or their direct supervisors. Respect and assure residents of confidentiality in the community and with other service professionals.
10. As required, actively promote and participate in fundraising activities for program development.
11. Consult with and report to immediate supervisor, and prepare and submit reports to supervisors, as required. Maintain accurate logs and compile statistical records to support program needs and inform ongoing program development and evaluation.
12. Perform any other duty that the Manager and Assistant Manager deem necessary to ensure the safe, healthy, and productive operation of the Safehouse.

Please email (hard copies will not be accepted) a resume and a cover letter clearly stating the position that you are applying for to the attention of the Safehouse Manager at safehouse.manager@unya.bc.ca. Resumes will not be reviewed without a cover letter. No enquiries. Only those short-listed will be contacted. Closing date: When filled.

Activity Leader - until filled

Are you looking for part-time work with flexible schedules? Do you enjoy leading and supervising groups of children and youth? Are you pursuing education in recreation, teaching, social work, or child and youth care? Do you want to gain some valuable work experience?

Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC may have the job opportunity you are looking for. We are seeking individuals who have experience working with children and/or youth, have great social/interpersonal skills, are creative and energetic, and truly believe that every kid is amazing.

BGC Activity Leaders plan, develop, and implement recreational, social, and educational activities for children and youth. They create a fun and engaging atmosphere in the Club. Requirements for this position include:
• Clean Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector).
• Post-secondary training/courses in a related field.
• Experience working with groups of children in a social recreational setting.
• Program planning experience.
• Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings.
• Organization and time management skills.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team.
• Second language and experience working with culturally diverse people are assets.

We offer:
• A starting wage of $12.00 an hour.
• On-the-job training:
o Emergency First Aid
o Put the Child First
o Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
• Scholarship opportunities.
• A team environment where people want to make a difference for children and youth.
• The potential to grow into positions with higher levels of responsibility and compensation.


If you are interested in joining us, please send a resume and cover letter stating your schedule availability to:
Surrey Club Hiring Committee
Old Yale Road Elementary School
10135 132nd Street, Surrey, BC V3T 3T6
Email: surreyclub@bgcbc.ca


CLOSING DATE: This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Youth and Young Adult Job Developer - Dec 4

outh & Young Adult Job Developer
Job Title: Youth & Young Adult Job Developer
Work Site: Gastown Vocational Services
Status: Regular Part Time (0.7 FTE)
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Salary: $20.72 - $22.49 per hour
Hours: 0900-15300900-15300900-15300900-1530
Reference#: 069852-lem

JOB SUMMARY: 

RECOVERY. RESPECT. RESILIENCE.
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IS COMMITTED TO COLLABORATING WITH CONSUMERS AND FAMILIES TO BUILD ON STRENGTHS, TALENTS AND INTERESTS IN ORDER TO FOSTER A COMMUNITY OF HOPE, GROWTH AND SELF-DETERMINATION. 

Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization and close collaboration with the occupational therapist, this position is responsible to provide supported employment services for youth and young adult clients with mental health disabilities. Establishes rapport with clients and their family; encourages and supports the exploration and attainment of educational and employment goals and provides information on volunteer and/ or employment opportunities and/or job training/retraining initiatives and programs. Interviews clients to identify interests, skills, work values, job readiness and suitability for employment opportunities. Provides assistance with resume writing, job search and retention skills. Facilitates resume and/or interview preparation workshops. Identifies prospective employers within the community appropriate to client’s work profiles. Develops and maintains relationships with vocational resource organizations, provincial and federal vocational training programs, wage subsidy programs, etc. to foster employment opportunities for client group. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education & Experience
  • Community Social Service Diploma or completion of a recognized program in psychosocial rehabilitation or equivalent.
  • Two years' recent related experience with job coaching, marketing and development with client’s with disabilities, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Valid B.C. driver's license.
 
For more information and to apply please visit jobs.vch.ca and search job number 069852
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Mentorship Coordinator - Nov 13

Mentorship Coordinator
Job Posted: Thursday, 30 October 2014
Closing Date: Thursday, 13 November 2014
(in 10 days)
YWCA Metro Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)
Help us make a difference
Voted as one of the best companies to work for in BC, YWCA Metro Vancouver is a diverse non-profit that supports women’s equality through a range of integrated services. Skilled at meeting employee and client needs, YWCA Metro Vancouver treats employees with respect and is committed to offering initiatives, compensation and benefits that retain employees and help them achieve work/life balance.
                                                          
Status:   Grant Part Time (28 hours per week) November 2014 – October 2015 (with possibility of extension until October 2017)
 
Location:   YWCA Program Centre
                     535 Hornby Street
                     Vancouver
 
Responsibilities:
Provide assistance to the mentorship Program Manager to implement a new project that supports men and women job seekers through mentorship.
 
The responsibilities of the coordinator include:  
  • Coordinate and facilitate mentee information and training sessions
  • Coordinate mentorship events including networking mingles, workshops, volunteer appreciation and other services
  • Coordinate and implement recruitment plan for potential mentors and mentees
  • Perform administrative duties including: data base management, mentor/mentee application processing, screening for eligibility, registration, intake, follow up and precise note taking
  • Assist program manager with volunteer management including: mentor recruitment, training, support and appreciation
  • Provide support with implementation of program outcomes and measures
  • Assist with preparation of program progress reports
 
Qualifications:
  • Post secondary education in social science or related field
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in coordinating non-profit programs
  • Experience in employment counseling an asset
  • Experience and knowledge in mentorship theories and implementation
  • Excellent communication skills, including facilitation and public speaking skills
  • Able to work independently; takes initiative and detail-orientated
  • Experience in volunteer management: training, screening, and support
  • Event coordination experience is required; ability to work occasional evenings
  • Knowledge of community resources including employment services and programs; ability to refer clients to appropriate services
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
YWCA Metro Vancouver is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all who apply, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

No phone calls please. 

For more information about this and other YWCA Metro Vancouver career opportunities, please visit ywcavan.org.
Contact Details: 
Candidates are invited to send cover letters and resumes by Thursday, November 13th 2014 to:

Mentorship Program Manager
YWCA Metro Vancouver
535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 2E8
email: llee@ywcavan.org 
fax: 604-684-9171 
www:   ywcavan.org

 

Youth Worker - Nov 17

Support Workers for a youth with Challenging Behaviors -Richmond

Exciting opportunity exists for the right individuals to join a progressive non-profit organization as a Support Worker. The position entails working in a residential setting with an individual with some developmental disabilities as well as Autism and PICA. You will be joining a local non-profit working at one of our locations in Richmond. 

This person must be calm and patient, having experience working within a multi-disciplinary team and following behavioral support plans. 

The candidate must have the ability to implement firm boundaries and follow through with expectations set. The candidate should have familiarity with dealing with aggressive behaviors or the willingness to learn.

A willingness to work as part of a team, an ability to consistently provide accurate feedback and a positive attitude are essential. The individual needs constant adult supervision particularly when in public and interacting with community members and children. You must possess knowledge of positive behavioural support strategies, some medication administration, critical thinking skills, and have the ability to write reports and complete the necessary documentation, as well as maintain boundaries, provide daily structure and consistently follow the support plan outlined within a warm and supportive environment. 

Available shifts are:
Friday-Saturday 7:00 am-3:00 pm
Friday-Saturday 11:00 pm-7:00 am

The successful applicant must have the following skills: 

-Experience with developmental disabilities, autism, and anxiety
-Experience with challenging behaviours and behaviour management strategies
-Experience working in a team environment with little supervision 
-Experience with dealing with emergency situations 
-Experience with providing structure to the individual in care 
-Behaviour management
-Community activities/integration
-Physical activities
-Medication administration
-Crisis management
-Reliable vehicle 
-Driver's license 

Must be able to obtain: 

-Criminal records check 
-TB test 
-First Aid and CPR 
-3 references 
-Food Safe
-Mandt Certification
-Class 5 Driver's License, Reliable Vehicle and a clean Driver's Abstract 

Compensation: Starting at $17.27

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.


http://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/npo/4725562446.html 

Mental Health Worker - Nov 14

raserside Community Services Society invites applications for the following position:

Job Title: COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT WORKER 
Program: Ibsen Apartments 
Classification: STANDARD GRID LEVEL 11 - Adult, Youth & Child Worker 
Rate of Pay: $19.11 (0-2000 hrs) and increments in accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement

OVERALL JOB FUNCTION: To provide supportive partnerships with tenants with serious and persistent mental illness by facilitating individualized goal-oriented treatment plans which are based on a Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Model; Assess client eligibility for tenancy; Support, motivate and encourage clients to live safely and as independently as possible and utilize community rehabilitation, education, social and recreational programs; Work in collaboration with the Program Manager and Mental Health Services team to contribute to the ongoing development and operation of Mental Health Services and the program. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum Diploma in a related human/social service field and one year recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Certification in Psychosocial Rehabilitation is essential
• Sound knowledge of and commitment to the principles of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and the Recovery Model
• Knowledge of concurrent disorders and community resources an asset
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with family members, support networks, team members, the community and other mental health service providers
• Demonstrated skills in planning, decision making, coaching and human relations such as a genuine concern and respect for mental health clients
• Valid First Aid/CPR and Nonviolent Crisis Intervention certification
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and database entry and familiarity with an electronic case management system is preferred
• Reliable vehicle required

PRESENT HOURS OF WORK: 20.0 hours per week based on a flextime schedule as authorized by the employer to meet program and client needs. 

This position is open to male and female applicants. This position requires union membership. 

Applicants are requested to submit a resume, quote posting number, provide an E-mail address and telephone number, and include qualifications, experience and any other information that may assist the Society in arriving at a hiring decision. E-mail applications to hr@fraserside.bc.ca 

DATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POSTED: 31 October 2014
DATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CLOSED: 14 November 2014

Fraserside is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest in Fraserside. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Program Coordinator - Nov 14

PROGRAM COORDINATOR - HEALTH AND FITNESS

The West Vancouver Community Services Department has an immediate opening for a permanent, full-time Program Coordinator – Health and Fitness at the Gleneagles Community Centre.

Reporting to the Recreation Supervisor of Health and Fitness, this position will be responsible for the provision of community group exercise classes, rehabilitation exercise programs, mind-body programs, as well as health and wellness initiatives with the Community Services Department. This work involves:
  • Assessing individual and community fitness needs and interests;
  • Planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating new and/or revised programs to ensure cost efficiency, effectiveness and program relevance;
  • Recruiting, training, scheduling, supervising and evaluating casual staff and instructors; and
  • Preparing promotional material and promoting interest and participation in health and fitness activities of the community.
The preferred candidate will possess: strong leadership, budgetary, organizational and customer service skills; previous experience and proven success in exemplary teaching methods and group leadership techniques related to fitness and mind-body instruction; sound knowledge of fitness facilities and equipment required for a wide range of physical abilities and age groups; a knowledge of the fitness and health needs, trends, interests, requirements, and resources of the community; familiarity with the philosophy, principles, practices, and objectives of community recreation. Knowledge in third age programs and rehabilitation exercise programs is desirable.

The successful candidate has completed a University Degree with courses in recreation or related subjects or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Required certification includes: related BCRPA certification including current Supervisor of Fitness Leaders; current CPR-C and Standard First Aid; and a valid BC Driver’s License and access to a vehicle. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Class Registration software is an asset.

The successful candidate is required to supply a criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.
 
This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on Westnet.
   
Position Status: WVMEA (Union) – Permanent, Full-time
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)
Rate of Pay: $28.332-$33.370 per hour
Closing Date: Noon, November 7, 2014
To Apply: Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal atwww.westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply through the Career Portal; we are no longer accepting resumes via email or hard copy.

 We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. 

Crime Prevention Program Facilitator - Nov 14

Crime Prevention Programs Facilitator
Job Code:  2014-CPPF
Duration:  Auxiliary / On Call / Seasonal
Salary:  $26.11 per hour with 12% paid in lieu of benefits (Pay Grade 18)
Last Updated:  10/29/14 2:40 PM
Description

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first-class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. Is the promotion of Crime Prevention Programs through public education something that excites you? If so, we are actively recruiting for an Auxiliary Crime Prevention Programs Facilitator to join our team!

This Facilitator provides information in the form of workshops, community events, outreach, public presentations, meetings and liaises with a variety of community partners as well as RCMP and City employees. Drafts detailed crime prevention tips for distribution based on communication provided by the RCMP to support the Crime Reduction Strategy (CRS). Conducts security assessments of properties based on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles and drafts detailed reports for review by a supervisor. Performs other work as needed.

The ideal candidate will have completed Gr. 12 supplemented by post secondary training in Criminology plus considerable related experience and knowledge in promoting crime prevention initiatives, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Knowledge of the RCMP Crime Reduction Strategy and CPTED principles is necessary. Facilitator will have great communication skills, while being team spirited with a personable attitude. Experience presenting informative workshops is necessary. The facilitator is required to have strong administrative, file management, as well as computer skills (ie. MS-Word, Excel, Powerpoint). Experience providing work direction to volunteers is preferred. Valid BC Driver’s license is required; and Enhanced RCMP Security Clearance must be obtained and maintained. This auxiliary position frequently requires evening and weekend work.

Hourly Wage: $26.11 per hour with 12% paid in lieu of benefits.

We are still accepting applications till Friday November 14, 2014.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within 4 hours of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Visit us at www.burnaby.ca
Location: Burnaby, BC
Profession(s): Police Services
Security / Crime Reduction
Date Posted: Monday, November 3, 2014 at 8:19:38 AM (PST)
Posting Expires: Friday, November 14, 2014 at 4:30:00 PM (PST)

 

Youth Worker - Nov 17

Job Title: All Nation's Youth Safe House (ANYSH) Youth Worker 

Job Summary:
• Provide a safe therapeutic daily living environment for the residents of the safe house.
• Provide quality exposure to positive decision-making for an adolescent that is culturally open and accessible to all youth.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
• Administrative and case manage youth entering and discharging from the safe house.
• Coordinate all casework for youth and facilitate participation in referred programming.
• Promote healthy and hygienic practices.
• Coordinate safety and sanitation procedures, first aid and emergency medical procedures in the safe house, particularly bed bug protocol.
• Assist in the overall care and maintenance of the safe house area and equipment.
• Regularly and consistently log activities and visitors in the daily log book.
• Liaise and advocate for all program residents' best interests with professional, including Ministry social workers, school officials and all other professionals involved in case planning.
• Work cooperatively with each safe house team member and assist the staff team in the development and review of program components.
• Follow the policies and procedures of the safe house and Fraser Region Friendship Centre.
• Perform daily cleaning and prepare meals as needed for youth.
• Must be available to work a variety of shifts, specifically weekend-overnight-shifts. 

Skills/Abilities:
• Knowledge of First Nations and other diverse cultures, traditions, and socio-economic barriers.
• Experience working with teenage clients. 
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
• Analytical and observational skills.
• Basic computer skills (including Microsoft Office).
• Ability to multi-task.
• Experience working with the demands of a diverse team environment and cross-cultural setting.

Requirements/Qualifications:
• Prefer a Child and youth Care Diploma or degree (or relevant training or related degree).
• Previous demonstrated work experience with youth.
• Demonstrate positive personal characteristics to client.
• Valid driver's license an asset.
• Valid First Aid certificate.
• Valid Food Safe certificate.
• Experience working in a non-profit sector an asset.
• Knowledge of multicultural communities, organizations and service providers within the Circle 5 area (Surrey/Delta/White Rock Region).
• Criminal Record Check is a requirement of all employees of FRAFCA. 

Closing Date: Until Position Filled
Start Date: A.S.A.P.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

Submit resume with cover letter and references
To: Hiring Committee
Fax: (604) 595-1176

Email: reception@frafca.org 

Casual Youth Outreach Workers - Nov 10

We are currently looking for self-directed and organized Casual Youth Outreach Workers to join our team. Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Youth Outreach Worker will identify client’s problems, needs and risks while assisting with finding a short term intervention and solution to their homelessness situation.
 
The Youth Weather Response Initiative is for youth during inclement weather conditions (November - March) to provide a safe and warm place to stay until further solutions can be found.
 
Join Encompass and discover a work environment where we value community, are committed to providing great services, respect and value all people that we have interactions with and work together with honesty, integrity, and teamwork.
 
JOB POSTING:                                        2014YW-501
 
DATE:                                                       November 4, 2014
 
POSITION:                                               Casual – On Call
                                                                    Non Bargaining Unit Position
                                                                   
HOURS OF WORK:                                9am – 11:30am
                                                                    7 pm -12 pm                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                   
SALARY RANGE:                                   $18.11 – $20.12 per hour
BENEFITS:                                              not eligible
VACATION:                                             6%
 
ANTICIPATED START DATE:            ASAP
 
 
 
Key Responsibilities
 
  • Gathers information relevant to the client’s problems, needs and risks by interviewing, observing behaviour, meetings with caregivers and service providers and using a variety of inventories,   checklists and questionnaires. Reviews the information gathered to identify problems, needs and risks.
 
  • Faxes over weather response initiative communication to community list to activate the program due to inclement weather. Coordinates taxi service to transport youth to shelter. Communicates and follows up with shelter.
 
  • Develops and implements short-term, issue-specific intervention plans within program guidelines in consultation with the supervisor.
 
  • Outlines services provided by the program/and or organization. Provides information on and referral to other community service providers, resources and professionals as required.
 
  • Liaises with and /or promotes the interest of clients with other community service providers, professionals and school personnel as required. Accompanies clients to meetings and appointments as required.
 
 
We are interested in candidates with the following Qualifications
 1. Education and Knowledge
§ Diploma in a related human/social service Field
§  Current knowledge of issues and resources related to youth at-risk
2. Training and Experience
§ Two (2) years recent related experience
§ Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
3. Skills and Abilities
§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
§ Effective problem-solving, conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills
§ Ability to be flexible, resourceful and possess good time management skills.
4. Other Information
§ Must possess a valid BC Class 5 Drivers’ License and have a reliable vehicle(mileage paid for work use)
§ Mandatory Criminal Record check
§ First Aid certification
§ Primary source credential verification
§ Driver’s Abstract review
 
Send Resume and Covering Letter to: Encompass Support Services Society
Attention: Chantel Carmichael, Human Resources
Address: 20618 Eastleigh Crescent, Langley BC, V3A 4C4
Fax: 604.534.8802 Email: hr@encompass-supports.com
Closing Date: Nov 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm
 
 

Residential Child and Youth Worker - Nov 10

As a neighbourhood-based organization, our purpose is to strengthen the health and vitality of community by:
·         identifying and responding to community needs,
·          collaborating to enhance the lives of those we serve
·         cultivating effective, sustainable partnerships.
 
The Opportunity
 
We are currently looking for a self-directed, engaging, empathetic Residential Child and Youth Worker to join our team. Reporting to the Senior Residence Worker, the Residential Child and Youth Worker will provide support to youth through care plans that develop social and life skills while living in a collaborative team environment.
 
Cardinal House is a 24 hour emergency receiving home for at risk youth between the ages of 13 to 19 who are in need of a short term residential program.  The emergency home will serve the Langley area and will support youth who need to stabilize their current situation.
 
Join Encompass and discover a work environment where we value community, are committed to providing great services, respect and value all people that we have interactions with and work together with honesty, integrity, and teamwork.
 
JOB POSTING:                                        2014RCYW-204
 
DATE:                                                       November 4, 2014
 
POSITION:                                               Temporary Part-Time
                                                                    Non Bargaining Unit Position
                                                                   
HOURS OF WORK:                                Weekends/ Statutory Holidays
                                                                    8:30 am – 4:30 pm
                                                                   
                                                                   
SALARY RANGE:                                   $17.27 - $20.12 per hour
BENEFITS:                                              not eligible
VACATION:                                             6%
 
ANTICIPATED START DATE:        December 6, 2014
ANTICIPATED END DATE:              February 22, 2015
 
 
 
Key Responsibilities
·         Participates in the assessment, goal setting and progress evaluation of children/youth.
·         Teaches children/youth to relate in a socially appropriate manner through the use of daily routines and activities.
·         Monitors clients in a residential setting and ensure their safety and well-being.
·         Provides behavior management counselling to clients on a one-one and/or group basis by performing duties such as providing feedback on clients’ behaviour, teaching coping techniques and adaptive behaviour and providing guidance and support.
·         Recognizes and deals with potential emergency situations such as client’s aggressive behavior to ensure no harm comes to the clients and/or the public. Reports problems to the Program Coordinator.
·         Ensures communication and liaison between group home, school, family and the community.
·         Ensure that clients’ physical needs are met by performing duties such as assisting with basic personal hygiene, preparing meals, and administering medication as required in accordance with established guidelines, procedures and instructions.
·         Carries out household duties such as meal preparation and household cleaning.
We are interested in candidates with the following Qualifications
 1. Education and Knowledge
§ Diploma in a related human/social service Field
§  Current knowledge of issues and resources related to youth at-risk
2. Training and Experience
§ Two (2) years recent related experience
§ Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
3. Skills and Abilities
§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
§ Effective problem-solving, conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills
§ Ability to be flexible, resourceful and possess good time management skills.
§ Ability to perform tasks involving physical activity, including lifting, and bending.
4. Other Information
§ Must possess a valid BC Class 5 Drivers’ License and have a reliable vehicle(mileage paid for work use)
§ Mandatory Criminal Record check
§ First Aid certification
§ Primary source credential verification
§ Driver’s Abstract review
 
Send Resume and Covering Letter to: Encompass Support Services Society
Attention: Chantel Carmichael, Human Resources
Address: 20618 Eastleigh Crescent, Langley BC, V3A 4C4
Fax: 604.534.8802 Email: hr@encompass-supports.com
Closing Date: Nov 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm
 
 

Playroom Facilitator Assistant - Nov 10

We are currently looking for an engaging and supportive Playroom Facilitator Assistant who enjoys working with young children and families. Reporting to the Child Minding Supervisor, the Playroom Facilitator will assist with implementing children’s programs, organize children’s activities, and maintain the children’s playroom.
 
 Langley Education Centre has a Child Care facility that is open Monday- Thursday during the school year and provides a safe, fun, and encouraging environment for young children and support to parents.
 
 Join Encompass and discover a work environment where we value community, are committed to providing great services, respect and value all people that we have interactions with and work together with honesty, integrity and teamwork.
 
JOB POSTING:                                        2014PFA-601
 
DATE:                                                       November 4, 2014
 
POSITION:                                               Temporary Part-Time
                                                                    Non Bargaining Unit Position
                                                                   
HOURS OF WORK:                                Mon or Tues or Wed or Thurs
                                                                    3 days per week depending on registration
                                                                    21 hours per week
                                                                    9:00 am – 4:30 pm
                                                                   
                                                                   
SALARY RANGE:                                   $14.83- $16.42 per hour
BENEFITS:                                              not eligible
VACATION:                                             6%
 
ANTICIPATED START DATE:           January 5, 2015
ANTICIPATED END DATE:                March 27, 2015
                   
 
Key Responsibilities
 
·         To greet, interact with and develop positive relationships with all participants.
·         To assist in the development and implement themes and activities for the 0-6 age group(including crafts, circle time and play)
·         To assist in conducting activities with children to promote the development of physical, cognitive, emotional, and social skills.
·         To assist playroom facilitator, parents/caregivers and other senior staff in monitoring children in indoor and outdoor activities.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS
1. Education and Knowledge
§ Grade 12, plus related child care training or workshops
2. Training and Experience
§ One (1) year recent work experience working with children and families.
§ Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
3. Skills and Abilities
§ Good verbal and written communication skills
§ Effective organizational and time management skills
4. Other Information
§ Criminal Record Check
§ Valid Emergency First Aid
§ Education and training as an Early Childhood Educator would be an asset.
 
 
Send Resume and Covering Letter to: Encompass Support Services Society
Attention: Chantel Carmichael
Address: 20618 Eastleigh Crescent, Langley BC, V3A 4C4
Fax: 604.534.8802 Email: hr@encompass-supports.com
Closing Date: Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm
 
 
 

Casual Residential Workers - Nov 10

We are currently looking for self-directed, organized, empathetic Casual Residential Workers to join our team. Reporting to the Senior Residence Worker, the Residential Worker will provide support to youth through care plans that develop social and life skills while living in a collaborative team environment
 
Cardinal House is a 24 hour emergency receiving home for at risk youth between the ages of 13 to 19 who are in need of a short term residential program. The emergency home will serve the Langley area and will support youth who need to stabilize their current situation.
 
Join Encompass and discover a work environment where we value community, are committed to providing great services, respect and value all people that we have interactions with and work together with honesty, integrity, and teamwork.
 
JOB POSTING:                                        2014RW-301
 
DATE:                                                       November 4, 2014
 
POSITION:                                               Casual – On Call
                                                                    Non Bargaining Unit Position
                                                                   
HOURS OF WORK:                                3-pm – 11 pm
                                                                    10:45 pm – 8:45 am
                                                                    7:30 am – 3:30 pm
                                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                                   
SALARY RANGE:                                   $16.95 - $18.82 per hour
BENEFITS:                                              not eligible
VACATION:                                             6%
 
ANTICIPATED START DATE:            ASAP
 
 
 
Key Responsibilities
·         Participates in the assessment, goal setting and progress evaluation of children/youth.
·         Teaches children/youth to relate in a socially appropriate manner through the use of daily routines and activities.
·         Monitors clients in a residential setting and ensure their safety and well-being.
·         Provides behaviour management counselling to clients on a one-one and/or group basis by performing duties such as providing feedback on clients’ behaviour, teaching coping techniques and adaptive behavior and providing guidance and support.
·         Recognizes and deals with potential emergency situations such as client’s aggressive behaviour to ensure no harm comes to the clients and/or the public. Reports problems to the Program Coordinator.
·         Ensures communication and liaison between group home, school, family and the community.
·         Ensure that clients’ physical needs are met by performing duties such as assisting with basic personal hygiene, preparing meals, and administering medication as required in accordance with established guidelines, procedures and instructions.
·         Carries out household duties such as meal preparation and household cleaning.
We are interested in candidates with the following Qualifications
 1. Education and Knowledge
§ Diploma in a related human/social service Field
§  Current knowledge of issues and resources related to youth at-risk
2. Training and Experience
§ Two (2) years recent related experience
§ Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
3. Skills and Abilities
§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
§ Effective problem-solving, conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills
§ Ability to be flexible, resourceful and possess good time management skills.
§ Ability to perform tasks involving physical activity, including lifting, and bending.
4. Other Information
§ Must possess a valid BC Class 5 Drivers’ License and have a reliable vehicle(mileage paid for work use)
§ Mandatory Criminal Record check
§ First Aid certification
§ Primary source credential verification
§ Driver’s Abstract review
 
Send Resume and Covering Letter to: Encompass Support Services Society
Attention: Chantel Carmichael, Human Resources
Address: 20618 Eastleigh Crescent, Langley BC, V3A 4C4
Fax: 604.534.8802 Email: hr@encompass-supports.com
Closing Date: Nov 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm
 



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