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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.

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Young Adult/Youth Lead Wanted For Transition To Parenthood Health Literacy Project

 A new young adult/youth lead is needed to coordinate and help us co-create the next phase of the Transition to Parenthood health literacy materials, a resource for primary care practitioners.

We are looking for someone who is a new parent with lived experience to:

  • Co-develop content, based on previous phases of the project and lived experiences
  • Develop guiding questions and lead one-on-one reviews or focus groups with physicians to test out the resource
  • Focus group the revised resource with young adults with lived experience of mental health challenges who are also new parents, solicit additional feedback and revise, as needed

Qualifications:

  • Direct, lived experience as a youth or young adult with a mental health challenge
  • Young adult, between 22-35 years of age, who has become a new parent within the past 0-5 years
  • Interest in creating health literacy resources for and about families and young adults about the transition to parenthood
  • Experience in managing a project, creating and following work plans, coordinating project phases and conducting focus groups and/or one-on-one interviews
  • Exceptional planning, organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team with Institute of Families Director of Programs

Term: Commencing April 2016, part-time, for approximately 25-30 hours of work. Flat fee, based on $25/hour

Applications are currently being accepted on a rolling basis, until a suitable applicant is found. Please send your resume and cover letter for this position to Anne-Marie Long, Director Programs, at anne-marie.long@familysmart.ca

The Institute of Families for Child and Youth Mental Health is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Client Advocate - Pregnancy Options Centre - Internship

 Client Advocate 

Pregnancy Options Centre - Surrey, BC 
Internship

Position Summary: 
This position will assist with the day-to-day activities of the centre, focusing on client services, donor relationships, and building relationships with local agencies. Working at the Centre will develop the student’s portfolio with work-related experience in the not- for- profit sector.

Supervision and Training: 
This position reports to the Client Services Director (CSD) who will supervise and mentor the student. Clear goals and expectations will be outlined and training will be provided to ensure success. As with all employees, the organization recognized the value of each person and encourages the contributions and development of each team member.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Meet with clients who come to the centre regarding parenting support, unplanned pregnancies, looking for other help / referrals in the community
  • Client follow up and maintenance of client files
  • Mentor / train new volunteers at the centre
  • Help coordinate and plan programs for clients (i.e. parenting classes, Infant First Aid classes, a morning tea for moms)
  • Administrative duties (i.e. data entry, reception)
  • Researching and developing relationships with other local services (i.e. the foodbank, clinics, addiction services, social services, other not- for- profit agencies that serve low income teens, women, and young families)

Qualifications: 

  • Enrolled in full-time studies for the Fall of 2016
  • Preference will be given to students with experience in counselling, social service and crisis pregnancy related organizations
  • In addition to the requirements for regular staff and volunteers, successful candidates will exhibit:
  • Outstanding people skills
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Superior organization and planning skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of working with a diverse range of people groups including minority groups, low-income, homeless, youth, addicts, etc.
  • An active participant in a church and in the Christian Faith

Related field of studies: 
Counselling, Social Work, Family Services, Social Sciences, Youth Studies, and Social Justice. Students will have the opportunity to shadow and absorb many insights into the not-for-profit social services sector.

Job Type: Internship

Local candidates only:

  • Surrey, BC

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

To apply: http://bit.ly/1YCJaUw 

Women’s Housing First Support Worker

Women’s Housing First Support Worker
2 vacancies – the Vivian Transitional Housing for Women
**Gender is a bona fide occupational requirement of these positions: women (trans* & cis) applicants only please.**
Permanent part-time, 0.9 FTE, 67.5 hours biweekly.
Salary Range: $21.13 – $22.92 (grid 10) plus benefits after passing probationary period.
Union: BCGEU
Schedules: 
# 1: Week 1: Sat, Sun 11:30pm – 7:30am; Thurs, Fri 12am – 8am. Week 2: Sat – Mon 11:30pm – 7:30am; Thurs, Fri 12am – 8am, includes a 30 minute unpaid meal period.
#2: Week 1: Sat – Wed 12am – 8am. Week 2: Sat – Tues 12am – 8am, includes a 30 minute unpaid meal period.
Job Summary: 
The Support Worker provides a range of supports for chronically homeless individuals living in the community, many of whom have concurrent mental illness, substance use and /or physical health issues.  Using a strengths-based model, the Support Worker participates with tenants and Service Plan Coordinators in the development and implementation of service plans, including: assessment; goal setting, achievement and review; resource acquisition; and monitoring in the areas of daily living, financial, vocational/educational, social supports, health, harm reduction, culture, recovery and leisure/recreational supports. The Support Worker works closely and collaboratively with other direct service staff, family and external service providers, advocating for access and rights as needed. The Support Worker also provides daily supports including medication administration, building security, crisis intervention, health and recreational groups and general problem solving.
Diversity:
RainCity Housing serves a diverse group of people and we need a staff group that reflects the diversity. People of diverse backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply.
Program:
The Vivian is a minimal barrier housing program in Vancouver specifically designed for women living with concurrent mental illness, addiction and other challenges. The facility was developed in response to the unique needs of women and is women-only, including both residents and staff. It offers a minimal barrier, high tolerance environment and follows a harm-reduction/health promotion philosophy. The Vivian screens women in (not out) of the program based on the complexities of their needs, histories and behaviours. The program is flexible, non-judgmental and responsive to the unique challenges faced by homeless women.
 
Qualifications:
  • A Diploma in community social services
  • One year of recent, related work experience including working with women, with an emphasis on mental health, addictions, homelessness and/or social services.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification.
Key Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to apply an analysis and knowledge of women’s issues within a feminist framework, including mental illness, substance use, women’s sexual health, exposure to violence
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships
  • Identify and work to increase people’s strengths
  • Work with people using hope-inducing strategies
  • Informally teach harm reduction, life skills
  • Implement client-centred service plans
  • Respond to problematic behaviour using an understanding of the behaviour’s context and function
  • Sound knowledge of women-centred services
  • Knowledge of the integrated concurrent disorders recovery model for working with chronically homeless individuals.
  • Knowledge of mental health diagnoses, medications, treatment and support resources
  • Knowledge of the bio-psychosocial addictions model, including stages of change and harm reduction.
  • Knowledge of diagnoses, treatment and support resources in the areas of substance use, physical health, HIV and Hepatitis C.
  • Knowledge of the housing continuum, including supported housing systems and program models for special needs populations
  • Demonstrates understanding of oppression and marginalization specifically related to the experience of women, mental health consumers and substance users, the aboriginal community, and other marginalized women.
Please submit resume and cover letter to Human Resources, to arrive by the closing date: April 11, 2016
Fax: 604-254-3703
Drop off: Human Resources, 616 Powell St. Vancouver, BC

- See more at: http://www.raincityhousing.org/job/womens-housing-first-support-worker-2-vacancies-the-vivian-transitional-housing-for-women/#sthash.WlvR2dYg.dpuf 

Student Success Coordinator

We are currently seeking a full-time Student Success Coordinator to join our team!
 
The successful applicant is a self-motivated individual who fosters an environment of collaboration and cooperation to achieve results. You must be a critical thinker, problem solver, and have strong interpersonal skills. 
 
Duties and Responsibilities include:
·       Providing frontline Student Services support in the areas of academics, attendance, and behaviour;
·       Acting as the single point of contact between students and Stenberg departments while attending all student issues and responding to all appeals/concerns;
·       Participating in the organizing and delivering of student orientation;
·       Monitoring, tracking, and communicating student updates to all departments (including rewrites/resubmits, probation placements, mandated success plans, and program dismissals/withdrawals);
·       Creating program benchmarks and policies while overlooking program schedules and curriculum;
·       Completing reports focused on Student Services metrics;
·       Participating in various meetings and marketing events.
 
Qualifications:
·       Minimum 3 years’ experience in a coaching, facilitator, and/or counsellor role.
·       A background in health care, human services, and/or education would be a huge asset.
·       A passion for supporting and guiding individuals in addition to superior communication and organizational skills are a must.
 

Qualified candidates are invited to forward a resume and cover letter to careers@stenbergcollege.com with “Student Success Coordinator” as the subject line. To learn more about our school, please check out our website at www.stenbergcollege.com. 

Youth Worker at Coast Mental Health

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Licensee, the Youth Worker is responsible for the delivery of housing and support services, enabling clients to enter, maintain and exit Licensed Care, by use of the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation practices and the attachment model and in line with the mission, objectives and policies of Coast Foundation Society.

For clients, your goal will be to use a strength-based framework to inform all aspects of service delivery. In delivering service your goal is to use a graduated and structured transition to living in the community. You will need to employ the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation, harm reduction, motivational enhancement and other evidence-based best practices that improve clients’ ability to function in all aspects of life.

You will assist clients in a partnership so they can achieve graduated success in interpersonal relationships, mental health and / or addiction issues, housing and support services, self management of medication, social recreation, activities of daily living, life skills programming and community preparedness activities as well as others areas as identified by client and clinical case workers. You will operate in a team manner, not only with Housing Program Staff but in partnership with friends, family members, aboriginal communities or agencies, other community agencies, clinical staff, vocational and educational supports and any agency or person who is committed to positive outcomes for clients.

Typical Duties:

Maintain the day to day operation of the house, including shopping, meal preparation, cleaning and maintenance, by ensuring the implementation of the programs including, leisure activities, cooking, housekeeping, personal care and maintenance tasks by engaging the clients in daily life skills activities.

  • Support clients in their day to day living, including establishing trusting, non-judgemental rapport with the youth 
  • Provides community based Psycho social rehabilitation services by, identifying and supporting clients in accessing and developing links into community programs and services.
  • Teaches and models life skills and strategies necessary for self care, independent living and interaction with outside social agencies.
  • Applies a range of effective communications strategies such as role modelling to establish a collaborative rapport with the clients.
  • Provides the support and information necessary to help clients build self-esteem and develop decision-making skills through role modelling and other techniques.
  • Assists clients to identify and gain access to formal and informal community supports such as leisure, vocational, educational services through active community integration; providing community services resources of community services.
  • Observes and records the physical and mental health status of clients and take necessary action.
  • Advocates for and with the clients to encourage them to maintain their rights and dignity.
  • Works with clients, peers, supervisors, other agencies and relatives in a cooperative and professional manner.
  • Develops individualized life skills programs with clients involving, where appropriate, family, friends and community resources.
  • Ensures all requirements of the QWIK process and administrative tasks are completed within the allocated timeframes.
  • Consult with the client, Licensee, partners and co-workers and other relevant individuals to identify the needs and goals of the individual youth. Ensure that recovery plans are implemented.
  • As required, liaise and advocate for the best interests of youth with MCFD and other relevant individuals, including participation in case planning and implementation. 
  • 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.
  • Uses formal and informal assessment practices such as interviews to develop individual plans identifying the client’s areas of interest and need.
  • Keep abreast of all current social concerns and street trends.
  • Actively assist in the ongoing development and review of program components.
  • Positively address all concerns, incidents or crises which affect program mandate.
  • Attend and positively participate in staff meetings, as required.
  • 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.
  • Distributes medications safely in accordance with medication policies and procedures.
  • Ensures the implementation of the program’s maintenance, housekeeping and cooking tasks.
  • Reports and addresses health and safety issues/concerns as they arise.
  • Performs administrative tasks, as assigned.
  • Maintains records as required.
  • Fulfils any other functions/duties that may develop in conjunction with the above.
  • May be asked to direct students and volunteers.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to ensure the safe, healthy and productive operation of the house.


A. Qualifications:

  • Typical Education, Training, and Experience.
  • Youth Support Worker Certificate and two years recent work experience directly related to youth / University degree or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and experience in an applied Human/Social Service field.
  • Knowledge of youth issues and community resources.
  • Knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation practices.


Requirements

  • Valid BC Driver’s License
  • Valid First Aid/CPR certificate
  • Medical Certificate for fitness
  • TB Test Clearance
  • Criminal Records Check acceptable to Coast
  • Computer Proficiency


Typical Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work with people with a mental illness.
  • Have the ability to identify with the mandate, policies and procedures of the organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
  • Ability and willingness to understand and work with adults who have been found not criminally responsible on account of a mental disorder.
  • Possess a good working knowledge of computer systems and programs.
  • Life skills training and experience.
  • Good organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate groups.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills, including the ability to compile accurate records and prepare reports.
  • Some knowledge of the criminal justice system.
  • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of community resources in Vancouver, particularly youth specific resources.

Community Mental Health Worker at Coast Mental Health

Job Summary:
 
Under the direction of the Department Manager the Community Mental Health Worker is responsible for the delivery of housing and support services, enabling clients to enter, maintain and exit (where appropriate) supported, independent living.
 
Typical Duties:
  •    Uses formal and informal assessment practices such as interviews to develop individual service plans identifying the clients areas of interest and need.
  •    Applies a range of effective communication strategies such as behavioural management, role modeling to establish a collaborative relationship with clients.
  •    Provides the support and information necessary to help clients build self-esteem and develop decision-making skills through role modelling and other techniques .
  •    Assists clients to identify and gain access to formal and informal community supports such as leisure, vocational, educational services through active community integration; providing lists of community services.
  •    Develops individualized life skills programs with clients involving, where appropriate, family, friends and community resources.
  •    Advocates for clients through problem solving on issues such as Residential tenancy disputes; financial matters; and other Para-legal issues.
  •    Applies Non violent crisis intervention techniques utilizing community agencies such as emergency personnel and mental health emergency services as appropriate.
  •    Carries out administrative and financial tasks related to the operation of the Housing Programs.
  •    Performs other related duties as required.
  •    Provides training and supervision for volunteers and other learners as required.
  •    Performsotherrelateddutiesasassigned.

Qualifications:

  • Typical Education, training, and experience.
  • Bachelors degree in appropriate discipline; or Diploma in Mental Health or related field and two years experience; or the equivalent combination of post-secondary education and experience in an applied Human/Social Service Field.
  • Two years in a mental health setting including community work experience
  • ValidClass5B.C.DriversLicenseandvehicleforwork.
  • Typical Skills and Abilities.
  • Ability to work with people with a mental illness.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others. Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
  • Knowledge of housing issues and community resources.
  • Ability to effectively organize work
  • Ability to work independently

Youth Worker

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Licensee, the Youth Worker is responsible for the delivery of housing and support services, enabling clients to enter, maintain and exit Licensed Care, by use of the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation practices and the attachment model and in line with the mission, objectives and policies of Coast Foundation Society.

For clients, your goal will be to use a strength-based framework to inform all aspects of service delivery. In delivering service your goal is to use a graduated and structured transition to living in the community. You will need to employ the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation, harm reduction, motivational enhancement and other evidence-based best practices that improve clients’ ability to function in all aspects of life.

You will assist clients in a partnership so they can achieve graduated success in interpersonal relationships, mental health and / or addiction issues, housing and support services, self management of medication, social recreation, activities of daily living, life skills programming and community preparedness activities as well as others areas as identified by client and clinical case workers. You will operate in a team manner, not only with Housing Program Staff but in partnership with friends, family members, aboriginal communities or agencies, other community agencies, clinical staff, vocational and educational supports and any agency or person who is committed to positive outcomes for clients.

Typical Duties:

Maintain the day to day operation of the house, including shopping, meal preparation, cleaning and maintenance, by ensuring the implementation of the programs including, leisure activities, cooking, housekeeping, personal care and maintenance tasks by engaging the clients in daily life skills activities.

  • Support clients in their day to day living, including establishing trusting, non-judgemental rapport with the youth 
  • Provides community based Psycho social rehabilitation services by, identifying and supporting clients in accessing and developing links into community programs and services.
  • Teaches and models life skills and strategies necessary for self care, independent living and interaction with outside social agencies.
  • Applies a range of effective communications strategies such as role modelling to establish a collaborative rapport with the clients.
  • Provides the support and information necessary to help clients build self-esteem and develop decision-making skills through role modelling and other techniques.
  • Assists clients to identify and gain access to formal and informal community supports such as leisure, vocational, educational services through active community integration; providing community services resources of community services.
  • Observes and records the physical and mental health status of clients and take necessary action.
  • Advocates for and with the clients to encourage them to maintain their rights and dignity.
  • Works with clients, peers, supervisors, other agencies and relatives in a cooperative and professional manner.
  • Develops individualized life skills programs with clients involving, where appropriate, family, friends and community resources.
  • Ensures all requirements of the QWIK process and administrative tasks are completed within the allocated timeframes.
  • Consult with the client, Licensee, partners and co-workers and other relevant individuals to identify the needs and goals of the individual youth. Ensure that recovery plans are implemented.
  • As required, liaise and advocate for the best interests of youth with MCFD and other relevant individuals, including participation in case planning and implementation. 

Spiritual Health Practitioner

 Spiritual Health Practitioner

Reference # 45215
Temporary Part Time (0.80 FTE until September 2016)
Vancouver, BC
 
Reporting to the Spiritual Health Leader, Spiritual Care Department, the Spiritual Health Practitioner provides direct spiritual care to patients, their families, Hospital staff, medical staff and volunteers in conformance with their faith and expressed desire for spiritual care.
Under the direction of the Spiritual Health Leader, the Spiritual Heath Practitioner works with the Director to provide support to approximately 2,000 patients and/or family members. Informally counsels staff members on request. May represent the Department on Hospital committees at the request of the Director.
 
Example of Duties/Accountabilities 
  • Provides spiritual care to patients and their families through visitation, spiritual care counselling, blessing ceremonial, end-of-life, cultural and religious rituals.
  • Provides spiritual care to staff, medical staff and volunteers, and is available for both 1:1 counselling and group work.
  • Consults and cooperates with the treatment team and provides appropriate input.
  • Receives and responds to referrals from medical and other staff and makes referrals to other staff when deemed appropriate.
  • Identifies the need for spiritual and/or cultural/religious care and responds appropriately.
  • Participates in bereavement support programmes through involvement with both families and staff.
  • Conducts and/or provides for spiritual care services and ceremonial opportunities for patients and their families and staff.
  • Makes referrals to community clergy and religious leaders.
  • Participates in the On-Call Spiritual Health Practitioner rotation, as required. 
Qualifications
 
A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s of Theology or Divinity degree. Membership in good standing with the Canadian Association of Spiritual Care (C.A.S.C). Endorsement by a recognized faith group and maintains good standing with same.  One Advanced Clinical Unit of training from the Canadian Association of Spiritual Care or equivalency and eligible for spiritual care specialist certification. Two year’s recent related spiritual care experience congregational or institutional setting.  Experience providing spiritual care to children, women, and families is preferred.
 
Superior communication skills and ability to work closely with multidisciplinary team and with other staff. 
 
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Applications will be accepted until this position has been filled.
 
For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: www.phsa.ca/careers
 
For more information about the Agency that you are interested in, please visit the website at: www.bcchildrens.ca  or www.bcwomens.ca
 
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities

Telephone Crisis Counsellor

Telephone Crisis Counsellor 
Morneau Shepell 71 reviews - Vancouver, BC
Telephone Crisis Counsellor (Client Care Counsellor)
Morneau Shepell – Vancouver, BC
Business. Needs. People.
At Morneau Shepell, we help organizations and their employees with our wellness, administrative and retirement solutions.
We’re the global leaders in Employee and Family Assistance Programs and the official mental health partner of the Canadian Olympic Committee. We’re looking for some great people to join our team at our Care Access Centre.
Employee and Family Assistance Programs: in the business of helping people
When you work with us, you get to do 2 things every day: help clients who really need help and contribute to the continued success of our growing company. Not bad for a day’s work!
About our people
Ask someone about the best part of working here and you’ll get this answer, ‘It’s the people.’ Our people are caring, smart, adaptable and always looking for ways to do things better. They’re serious about performing well and not afraid of enjoying themselves while they’re at it. We’re looking for more people like this.
The benefits of working here
There are lots of great reasons to work here!
Joining our team means you get:
  • A permanent position with a competitive benefits package
  • A robust training program to prepare you for your role
  • Growth opportunities in a company that promotes from within
  • To work for a company that values employee engagement, innovation and client service excellence
What being a Telephone Crisis Counsellor is all about
Our 24/7 Care Access Centre is where it all happens. Our Crisis Counsellor manage highly urgent or high-risk situations with clients who need immediate help. Taking care of our clients means assessing risk, stabilizing if it’s a crisis, helping in a single-session, and providing resources. You’ll work in a fast-paced, learning environment and get the support you need to take care of clients and succeed. Though not guaranteed, you’ll likely make some great friends along the way.
Qualifications for a Telephone Crisis Counsellor
We’re looking for people who will be a good fit with the role and our organization. For this role, bilingualism in French and English isn’t required but it is an asset.
To become part of the team, you’ll need these qualifications:
  • A Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology, Social Work, or another clinical counselling field
  • Excellent risk assessment skills, and an ability to adapt quickly to a client’s changing needs
  • Strong clinical judgement and an understanding of your responsibilities with confidentiality
  • The flexibility to work shifts including days, evenings and/or weekends
Characteristics of a Telephone Crisis Counsellor
We believe in hiring character and training skill – that’s why quick learners do well here.
Successful Telephone Crisis Counsellors are:
  • Passionate about helping others
  • Great on the phone and dedicated to providing a meaningful counselling experience
  • Empathetic and excellent at listening actively
  • Go-getters, results-oriented and good-natured
  • Happy to work for a successful company that promotes from within
  • Glad that our office is located in the heart of the city and easy to access by public transportation.
Now what?
If being a Telephone Crisis Counsellor at a growing company that offers great benefits and career opportunities sounds like a good idea, apply!
We'd love to hear from you.
Job Type: Full-time
Local candidates only:
  • Vancouver, BC
Required experience:
  • Clinical Counselling: 1 year
Required education:
  • Master's

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Youth Addictions Counsellor

Pacific Community Resources
 
Chilliwack Health and Housing Centre
 
Position Summary
The Alcohol and Drug Counsellor is a member of Chilliwack Addiction and Prevention Services, who will provide alcohol and drug group, individual support, and treatment services to youth (aged 13-24) residing in Chilliwack. Their primary role is to engage in one-to-one counselling, and presentations to schools. In some instances, the counsellor may be required to organize and facilitate groups. Group work could include: co-leadership of groups with other co-laterals including other PCRS staff and volunteers, school district staff, professionals working for other agencies, and/or authorized “peer counsellors”. In some cases, the Alcohol and Drug Counsellor may be required to take sole responsibility for small group operation.
One-to-one counselling includes accepting and processing referrals, client assessment, and the development of service goals with these adults or the referring worker. These roles require a sound understanding of both normal and delayed or problematic development, behaviour, and barriers, addictions theory, motivational theory, and the effects of abuse (including sexual abuse). Specific skills in physical and recreational activities and life skills instruction are an asset.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES:
1)    Maintains Administrative Policies:
  • Participates in the work of PCRS’s committee system and is responsible for the implementation of the agency’s policy.
  • Attends and participates in all supervision and staff meetings, training sessions, committee meetings, and agency all-staff meetings.
  • Communicates effectively with both co-workers and supervisors.
  • Maintains appropriate group and case files and documentation.
  • Carries out administration tasks as assigned, including helping cover the front desk a couple times a month.
2)    Program Coordinates Within the Catchment Area:
  • Engages in day-to-day liaison activities with relevant professionals and community members.
  • Keeps the Manager advised of clients, community, and inter-agency relationships and concerns.
  • Keeps the Manager advised about day-to-day program functioning.
3)    To Provide One-to-One Treatment and Support Services:
  • Understands the importance of the role of case management and goal setting. Is able to work with the client and referring worker (case manager) to establish mutually acceptable goals.
  • Provides both insight and practical goal focussed counselling strategies while maintaining a safe and respectful environment.
  • Provides outreach services to youth who are unwilling or unable to attend office based appointments.
  • Engages in regular case conferences to the Manager and reports unusual occurrences immediately.
4)    To Operate Groups:
  • Develops, with other professionals, group services that are relevant to local need.
  • Provides both insight and practically focussed counselling while maintaining a safe group
  • Plans and implements relevant group programming.
  • Acts as a positive role model for group members and assists them in developing values of honesty, self-assertiveness, respect for others, a democratic viewpoint, and lack of dependency on drugs, alcohol, and self-abusive and destructive behaviour.
5)    To Work as a Member of a Treatment Team:
  • Develops a written treatment plan in concert with the case manager and the youth.
  • Formalizes in writing specific service goals arising out of the treatment plan.
  • Explains the Program’s expectations and confidentiality policy to the youth and obtains a written consent to treatment.
  • Maintains case notes describing significant treatment related information.
  • Engages in periodic evaluation and review of treatment goals and re-negotiates goals as is appropriate.
  • Produces detailed written assessments and discharge reports as required by agency policy.
6)    To Maintain Health and Safety: 
  • Manages acting out behaviour by applying methods of logical consequence in accordance with agency policy. Intervenes effectively to prevent or diffuse violence.
  • Handles emergency situations safely and in accordance with agency policy.
  • Maintains good safety practices and a preventative approach.
  • Understands the stresses of the job and takes steps to prevent personal burn-out.
Academic and Job Experience Required:
  • BA in counselling or related field, plus 3 years in directly related experience.
Basic Requirements:
  • Substance Abuse/Addictions Counselling Training
  • Criminal Records Check
  • Valid Driver’s License, with Business Insurance
  • Use of Own Vehicle with Reimbursement
  • Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Basic Computer Skills
Desired Requirements:
  • Learning Disabilities Training including FAS/FASD, ADHD, Early Childhood Education, Special Needs
  • Specialized Training and Experience in Trauma Counselling and Health Promotion
  • Other certification in Recreation or Arts.

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Tenant Support Worker

Community Builders Foundation is seeking dedicated tenant support workers for our Whole Life Housing Centres in Vancouver.

Applicants must have strong people skills and a good work ethic. They must be reliable and have an ability to self-manage. Experience is helpful, but job training is provided. BCDL required.


Primary Tasks:

-Provide ongoing professional support to tenants with concurrent disorders to help sustain their temporary housing including emotional support, resource referrals, advocacy
-Assisting tenants with pest control preparation
-Supporting residents in de -cluttering and bringing their rooms to a safe standard
-Maintain open and direct communication with tenants, co-workers and community/partner agencies

Respond to crises and emergencies following the organization's procedures
Following charity protocol for documenting incidents
Occasional light cooking for our meal programs and housekeeping
Monitor residents overall well being

Skills and Abilities:

-Computer literate, basic understanding of email and ability to learn our tenant support database and security camera system
-Taking initiative and problem solving independently with your co workers
-Practiced conflict resolution skills
-Ability to be calm and remain non-judgmental while under pressure and in trying situations
-Ability to multi-task
-Able to establish and maintain clear boundaries with residents
-Excellent communication skills, written and verbal


Requirements:
-Available for evening shifts and or graveyard
-Ability to lift and stay on your feet for most of the shift

Please read more about Community Builders at www.communitybuilders.ca. 

All employees begin on a casual basis. Compensation ranges from $12-$16/hr. Benefits available for permanent employees.

Resumes with a brief cover email are currently being accepted. Due to volume, not all applications can be acknowledged.?

 

Dispute Resolution Counsellor - open until filled

 The Better Business Bureau has an exciting opportunity for a Dispute Resolution Counselor to help consumers and businesses through complaint case management, and by offering information and education.

By acting as a neutral, third party, the Dispute Resolution Counsellor:

  • Acts as a primary contact for the complainant and business;
  • Reviews the complaint against policies to confirm that the BBB can assist, and offers other alternatives if available to the consumer;
  • Helps the business and consumers to understand the complaint process, and the BBB role in the process;
  • Coaches both businesses and consumers to ensure effective responses when in conflict and guides them toward resolution;
  • Offers other resources or referrals in addition to or instead of dispute resolution offered through the BBB (e.g. other agencies, mediation and arbitration);
  • Updates information provided about a business on the BBB Business Reviews;
  • Identifies patterns and summarizes findings/statistics to address with business and ultimately to report on the business;
  • Researches contact information for business reviews through web search, phone calls, corporate searches, domain registration, etc. and updates information in BBB Business Reviews;
  • Answers incoming calls on the Public Line;
  • Assists in internal/external training in such areas as dispute resolution; complaint handling; customer service; best business practices; how to protect yourself as a consumer; etc. as needed;
  • Publishes the complaint detail upon closure of the complaint after redaction of personally identifiable information or other irrelevant information.

Here’s what you need to bring: 

Required Education
College diploma or University degree in the areas of conflict resolution, counseling, psychology/social work, coaching or related discipline and ongoing professional development with respect to conflict resolution, and handling aggression (over the phone and in person)

Post-secondary training in counselling, conflict resolution, mediation and/or negotiation

Skills and Experience

  • 2 years’ experience in dispute resolution
  • Customer service training and experience
  • Experience handling issues in stressful situations
  • Conflict resolution, coaching, counseling and/or mediation/negotiation skills
  • Ability to emphasize and resolve disputes in a non-judgmental, non-biased manner
  • Ability to remain patient, calm and professional in challenging situations, including managing hostile individuals on occasion
  • Quick and accurate typing skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Intermediate computer and office computer application skills
  • Positive attitude
  • High tolerance for stress
  • Sense of humour
  • Knowledge of various industries in the marketplace is an asset


How to apply
Please email your detailed resume and cover letter explaining your interest, and salary expectations to the attention: Samantha, Sr. Dispute Resolution Counsellor via email. Please no telephone calls.

We value the time and effort of all our applicants, however only the most qualified candidates will be contacted directly for an interview for this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Local candidates only:

Vancouver, BC

Required experience:

experience resolving disputes: 2 years

Required education:

Bachelor's

> To apply click here: http://bit.ly/1QxZEdx 

 

Life Skills Facilitator - Open until filled

 Job Summary 


Reporting to the Thrive Program Coordinator, the Facilitator supports clients to acquire skills and competencies the following areas: Leisure Education & Personal Development; Healthy Living; Physical Health; Education & Employment Readiness; Connections & Communication; and Meaningful CommunityEngagement. Facilitators utilize “tell-show-do” methodology and positive reinforcement in teaching anddeveloping clients. Facilitators are responsible for planning and developing curriculums; classroom instruction; and evaluating client progress. Facilitators are responsible for implementing established activities to meet clients’ activation, life skills, work site, recreational, and social needs, and assists clients with activities of daily living as required.

Education, Training, and Experience

- Two-year college diploma in the applicable field of instruction

- Two years recent experience in group instruction of pre-employment, computer instruction and

employability skills course.

- Mental Health First Aid Certification

- Non Violent Crisis Intervention Certification

- Two years recent, related experience including supervising outings with clients into the

community, facilitating recreation and/or computer classes.

- Knowledge of Therapeutic Recreation, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental health practices.

- Valid B.C. driver’s license and, where applicable, use of a personal vehicle during working hours

- Where required Standard First Aid, CPR, and WorldHost Certification.

- Class 4 Drivers license preferred


SKILLS AND ABILITIES

- Ability to motivate clients and/or program participants to learn skills.

- Ability to meet deadlines, manage a varied client load, and work under pressure.

- Ability to work in a flexible environment and to work independently.

- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

- Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with people from a wide variety of

backgrounds.

- Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, including ability to work with diverse group of

people.

- Knowledge of disability issues, resources, and strong community connections

- Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, implement, and evaluate recreation/leisure lifestyle

programs, calendars, and monthly statistics

- Demonstrated ability to adapt learning material for client population (mental health)

- Excellent and dynamic facilitation skills either 1:1 or in a group setting

- Knowledge of computer software applications, including word processing, spreadsheet and

database applications.

- Knowledge of adult educational methodologies and instructional techniques


Hours of Work:
Date Posted:
Competition Closing Date: Starting Date:

36 hours
October 16th, 2015 Open until filled ASAP

Email applications must include “2015-146 Life Skills & Recreation Facilitator” in the subject line and submit Resume to: humanresources@opendoorgroup.org

Thank you for your interest in joining the Open Door Group team. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

 
 

Child and Family Counsellor - until filled

Temporary Counselling Hours to March 2016: Child and Family Counsellor 

- 1 position –  19 - 22 hours per week

- To provide long and short term counselling to children and their families

- To work 2 evenings until 7:00pm

- Temporary position from October 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016 

Key Responsibility Area – Counselling With Children, Parents and Families

- To function as part of a clinical team

- To work with children using play/art therapy

- To provide information and education regarding child development, including sexual and emotional development

Key Responsibility Area – Referral, Information and Consultation

- To provide occasional crisis intervention to clients

- To liaise with other agencies/professionals regarding clients for purposes of consultation or referral

Key Responsibility Area – Community Liaison/Advocacy

- To advocate for and to co-ordinate client  services with other agencies and professionals

- To collaborate with MCF Social Workers on client goals/programs, such as ICM’s as required

Key Responsibility Area – Administration

- Develop an appropriate treatment plan in conjunction with the client and conduct regular reviews of the treatment process

- Maintain client files, recording client visits and key information

- Prepare client progress reports

- Complete all required data collection, including clinical stats

- Submit time sheets and other information as required

- Prepare education handout for parents, clients and community

Key Responsibility Area – Professional Development

- Keep abreast of development in the fields of sexual abuse and trauma counselling

- Attend specified workshops and conferences

- Network with colleagues  and other professionals in the field

 Qualifications

- M.S.W. or M.A. /M.Ed./Psychology

- Minimum of two years clinical experience, including work with children and families

- Training and experience in play therapy techniques, sexual abuse counselling and individual and family counselling

- In depth knowledge of child development and sexual abuse dynamics

- Knowledge of child protection and legal systems

- Crisis intervention skills

- Competence and comfort in working with diversity

- Ability to work both independently and as a member of a professional team

- Drivers License

  Other:

- This position is covered under a collective agreement. 

- Cameray Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.

- Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record check.  Notarized copy of degree(s) certification required.

- Must have access to a reliable car.

- We thank all applicants for their interest.  

To apply: http://bit.ly/1F1zxtY 

STEPS Youth Program Practicum Student - until filled

POSITION SUMMARY:

With the support of the STEPS Youth Program Coordinator, the practicum student will support North Shore youth (grades 8-12) with mental health challenges and/or substance use through group therapeutic recreational, social, and artistic activities for 4 hours weekly from September 15th 2-15 to June 23rd, 2016. Outside of weekly group programming, youth connect with the STEPS Program Coordinator individually. Opportunities for shadowing individual sessions with the STEPS Youth Program Coordinator may be available pending probation period. 

STEPS weekly (holidays withstanding) meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6 pm. Additional hours are available for the practicum student for supporting program development, compiling and sharing mental health resources for STEPS youth, and contributing to social media. 

The practicum student will be supervised by the STEPS Youth Program Coordinator. Mentorship from the STEPS Youth Program Coordinator will be available weekly. Participating in case conferences with the Program Coordinator and the Clinical Supervisor will be available once per month. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

- Build trust and rapport with youth while respecting their privacy and autonomy

- With the oversight of the STEPS Youth Program Coordinator, run therapeutic recreational programs targeting youth  experiencing depression and/or anxiety 

- Facilitate a non-judgement, positive environment for youth with mental health challenges 

- Build partnerships with appropriate community supports including staff at MCFD, staff in North Shore secondary schools, mental health services, community organizations etc.  to facilitate supports for youth

- Attend staff meetings and training as required

- Opportunities for program development, research, compiling and sharing mental health resources for STEPS youth, and contributing to social media. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

- Criminal Record Check is a condition of employment

- Two years’ experience working with youth or equivalent combination of experience and education 

- Student enrolled in a post-secondary program focusing on a helping profession

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Second language is an asset

Experience working with youth with mental health and/or addictions issues 

Ability to engage, to understand professional boundaries and awareness of community resources

Excellent oral communication skills

Teamwork and leadership skills 

Please send a resume and cover letter to Program Operations Manager, Jody Salerno

jody.salerno@cmha.bc.ca . 

Children & Youth Coordinator - open until filled

The Children & Youth Coordinator coordinates activities associated with discipleship and outreach ministries to children and youth from the church and the local community.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Contributes to the spiritual development of the youth in the church by mentoring, discipling, encouraging, and modelling appropriate Christian attitudes and behaviours
– Coordinates, implements, maintains, and assists in the evaluation of programs/ministries relevant to the youth of the church and the community at large; may plan and conduct creative worship services, evangelistic outreach, care programs (including ongoing visitation), and Bible studies as applicable
– Prays with and/or leads youth and family members to faith in Jesus Christ as opportunity permits
– May develop and implement appropriate leadership development programs for youth and those involved in youth leadership; recruits, orients, and trains volunteer leaders
– Works as a key team member with the church’s administrative and pastoral caregivers in corporate problem-solving for the benefit of the church and individuals
– Knows and acts in accordance with security procedures of the church to ensure the safety and confidentiality of participants and information
– Interacts with community partners and resources to provide services to youth; may include participation on community committees
– Maintains written records/logs of activities (including activity reports and statistical information)
– Engages in staff goal-setting exercises and keeps an ongoing record of progress
– Disseminates information as it pertains to youth ministry through a variety of means including social media and website updates
– May assist in the coordination of youth fundraising events throughout the year
– Participates in the development and management of a departmental budget
– Oversight of Sunday School program and volunteers
– Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Completion of High School (an alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable)
– Post-secondary education with an emphasis in Biblical studies or Youth Ministry an asset
– Minimum of one (1) year but less than three (3) years of prior related experience working with youth
– Ability to give oversight to volunteers
– Entrepreneurial aptitude and independent worker
– Flexibility and willingness to work irregular hours (e.g., late nights, weekends)
– Criminal Record Check and internal Salvation Army Abuse Registry clearance
– Valid Driver’s License and access to vehicle

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Permanent Full-Time, 25 – 30 hours/week

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army. 

Part-Time Residential Care Positions - Open until filled

Residential Care Positions Available

 

Position Type: 4 Part-Time Opportunities 
Location: Greater Vancouver Lower Mainland, British Columbia 
Compensation: $18.06 per hour -- as per Community Living Collective Agreement

Coquitlam: 14 hours/week

• Saturday 9am to 3pm
• Sunday 9am to 5pm 

Coquitlam: 11 hours/week

• Saturday 3pm to 10pm  
• Sunday 5pm to 10pm 

Vancouver: 29 hours/week

• Thursday 3pm to 9pm
• Friday 4 pm to 9pm
• Saturday 5pm to 9pm
• Sunday 3pm to 10pm
• Monday 2pm to 9pm

Coquitlam: 10 hours/week

• Saturday 5pm to 9pm 
• Sunday 5pm to 11pm

*extra shifts Sunday 10am to 2pm and 4pm to 9pm

Do you believe in equality and an inclusive community where all members have an opportunity to share their gifts? 

Do you want to learn and grow while making a positive contribution to someone's life?

Do you want to work in an environment that provides growth and opportunities to explore new paths? 

posAbilities may be looking for you!

Key Responsibilities and Duties Include: 
• Advocate for people's desires and choices
• Promote independence and provide opportunities for people to learn and practice new skills, assisting individuals in developing and promoting their gifts, talents, qualities and abilities
• Know and practice each individual's method of communication and encourage individuals to develop and expand their methods of communication
• Participate in the development, implementation and ongoing documentation of Personal Service Plans (PSPs)
• Support individuals with their personal care needs and assist in maintaining a standard which will ensure that they are seen positively by their friends, family and community
• Support persons served to develop and maintain fulfilling relationships with family, friends and neighbours
• Administer medication, arrange for travel, and maintain appropriate documentation and records 
• Maintain positive working relationships with all professionals involved in the care of the individuals
Experience, Education and Attributes Required:
• A strong commitment to the philosophy of people with challenges living and working in the community
• A degree or certification in human services or a related discipline or an acceptable combination of education and experience
• Experience in working with people who live with physical, mental or social barriers 
• A commitment to ensuring that the Human Rights of our persons served are protected
• Demonstrated ability to work within a team setting, with an emphasis on leadership, self-initiative, patience, maturity and tact
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational skills
• Knowledge of the local community's resources and services provided 
• Current Community Care 1st Aid and CPR level B or C
• Mandt System training, Current TB test
• Medical Note from physician certifying ability to safely perform duties required
• Criminal Record Check for Children and Vulnerable Adults -- clearance required
Additional Assets that we find valuable:
• Class four driver's license 
• American Sign Language (ASL) of any level 

Who are We? 

posAbilities assists persons with developmental disabilities to lead meaningful and healthy lives by partnering with the community to provide a comprehensive range of person-centered services for individuals and the families who care for them. 

Residential Care and Community Inclusion workers provide daily support to people with developmental disabilities in their homes and in community inclusion programs. We have openings in our programs and residences in Vancouver, Burnaby, New West, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Richmond and Maple Ridge areas for both casual and part-time staff. 

Interested parties please contact us with cover letter and resume and hours preferred. Please note, while we would like to connect with everyone interested in this position, only applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted.

On-Call Life Skills Coach - open until filled

Stenberg College's mission is to offer exceptional career-oriented programs. We achieve excellence in education through our sustained commitment to program quality, outstanding student services and the professional development of our faculty, staff and alumni.
We are currently seeking an On-Call Life Skills Coach to work with students who may need support in the following areas:
  • Setting and achieving personal goals
  • Strategies for changing hindering/addictive behaviors
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Creating, Managing and Maintaining Relationships
  • Cultural Acclimation to studying and working in Canada
  • Decision Making
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Giving & Receiving Feedback
  • Surviving loss
  • Time Management
  • Dimensions of Power - Passive, Assertive, Aggressive
  • Responsibility & Accountability
  • Managing Anger

Qualifications:

·       Certified Coach through ICF or formal Social Work/Counselling education
·       Minimum of two years prior experience in life skills coaching, counselling or social work
·       Experience in supporting students who are studying in an adult education environment
·       Knowledge of online education would be an asset
·       Proficient time management and problem-solving skills
·       Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Please submit to careers@stenbergcollege.com, using “Life Coach” as your subject line. To find out more about us, visit www.stenbergcollege.com  Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Community Living Counsellor - open until filled

We Are. . .
The COMMUNITY LIVING SOCIETY (CLS), an innovative, non-profit organization dedicated to serving individuals with developmental disabilities. We have been supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities since 1978 to live full, productive and meaningful lives. This service philosophy gives Community Living Society the opportunity to be a leader in providing person-centred, quality residential and vocational services, which allow people to reach their greatest potential. We currently have over 450 employees, serve over 260 individuals throughout the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley and our CLS family is growing exponentially! 

The Role is. . .
As a Community Living Counsellor, you will enable achievement of greater success by supporting individuals in:
• Taking part in community activities
• Obtaining volunteer or paid employment
• Learning tasks of daily living
• Providing skills and opportunities to participate in the community
• And meet other unique support needs, including personal care (lifts and transfers, assistance with bowel and bladder, bathing, wound care, etc). 

You are. . .
• Energetic, role-modelling a positive lifestyle and bringing a "Can -- Do" attitude to work everyday
• Some relevant work experience or post-secondary education in Social Service, Support Worker programs or life skills instruction 
• Skills and abilities including: instructing, guiding and coaching on daily living; crisis prevention and intervention; knowledge in mental health issues; medication administration; health care skills; and personal care
• Responsible, flexible, respectful and sensitive
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication is a must
• Having a sense of humor is a major asset
• Current Class 5 Driver's License and access to your own vehicle for work is preferred 

Applications are being accepted for the following opportunities:

Permanent full-time:
1. Coquitlam -- Mon 9 am to 6 pm, Thu 3 pm to 11 pm and every second overnight, Fri 9 am to 6 pm and Sat 9 am to 6 pm. ASL language skills is an asset.
2. North Vancouver -- Mon to Fri 8:30 am to 3 pm. A current restricted Class 4 Driver's License is preferred.
3. Burnaby -- flexible availability during weekdays, including some overnight shifts

Permanent part-time:
1. New Westminster -- every other Wed 2:30 pm to 8:30 pm and every other Sat 10:30 am to 7 pm 
2. New Westminster -- Sat 2:30 pm to 10 pm
3. North Vancouver -- every other Sat 10:30 pm to 8 pm and every other Sun 10:30 am to 8 pm. A restricted Class 4 Driver's License is required within 3 months of employment is required
4. North Vancouver -- Wed 9 am to 3 pm and Sun 8 am to 12 pm, 5 pm to 9 pm (split shift)
5. North Vancouver -- Sun 12 pm to 7 pm 
6. Surrey -- Thu 9 am to 3 pm. An unrestricted Class 4 Driver's License is required within 3 months of employment 
7. Surrey -- Sun 9 am to 8 pm. Additional availability for relief is preferred. 
8. Burnaby -- Sat 3 pm to 9 pm.

Temporary full-time:
1. North Vancouver -- flexible availability from July until Sept.
2. Burnaby -- flexible availability including overnights and weekends

General applications for relief are accepted on an ongoing basis. Hours available for morning, day, evening, and overnight (awake/asleep) shifts in locations from North Vancouver to Mission. 

We offer competitive total compensation packages, opportunities to learn new skills and to make a difference in an encouraging, collaborative environment. 

*Please note* Criminal Record Check, Driver's Abstract, Tuberculosis Test, Medical Form and First Aid Certificate will be required upon employment. 

Please submit:
An updated resume, cover letter and CLS Application Form outlining why you are the ideal candidate and indicate the opportunity you are applying for. Applications to be submitted to the attention of Jennifer Lo by email: careers@communitylivingsociety.ca or by fax: 604-800-0251 for consideration. 

We encourage those individuals with disabilities to apply. COMMUNITY LIVING SOCIETY (CLS) is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principles of the Human Rights Code and accepts applications for employment from all people. 

Thank you for your interest in joining CLS. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, only those applicants whose skills and experience match our requirements will be contacted. We encourage you to visit our Careers website 
http://communitylivingsociety.ca/careers/overviewfor future positions that are of interest to you.  

 

Employment Program Coordinator - open until filled

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



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