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
Mental Health Worker
We have a Permanent full-time MHW position in Community Homes Division (Crossroads). In a manner consistent with the Coast's mission, philosophy, policies and objectives. The position is responsible for providing direction and support to clients in such areas as: Mental and physical health, daily operation of social, recreational, work and food programs, ensuring the safety and welfare of Clients in the program.
Mental Health Worker certificate and/or training/education and experience in a related field. Experience with, and an understanding of, Psychosocial Rehabilitation required. First Aid/CPR Certificate, Acceptable to Coast criminal record check, Medical and Tuberculosis clearance required.
Hours of Work: (subject to change) Position starts ASAP
Sat and Sun - Off
Mon to Fri - 11 pm to 7am
Fri to Sun - Off
Mon to Thurs 11 pm to 7 am
To apply, send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Peer Support Worker - Feb 22, 2014
|Peer Support Worker / Casual Relief||
|Downtown Eastside Women's Centre|
|Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland||Type: Part time|
|Location: Vancouver DTES||Salary: Per Collective Agreement|
The Peer Support & Self Help Worker is responsible to promote principles of peer support and self help when supporting women to secure practical needs and manage crisis in the Drop-in Centre and/or Emergency Night Shelter with the goal of identify and address barriers to self advocacy
The Peer Support and Self Help Worker will work in collaboration with other DEWC advocacy, counseling, outreach, and skills development staff to promote integrated services to women and in-centre volunteers. She will work from a feminist perspective and within an anti-oppression framework.
Supports women in developing peer networks and peer support opportunities including by modeling peer support and self help behaviors. Coordinating opportunities for women to exchange self help and peer support strategies through workshops, forums, discussion groups, support groups etc.
Monitors women in the Centre/Shelter using peer support & self help tools to address conflicts in the drop-in or the emergency night shelter. Use self help tools to ensure women who appear in crises are offered appropriate supports such as medical, counseling, or advocacy. Collaborate with Centre members, volunteers, and committees to oversee the operations of the clothing room and general management of donations. Responsible for a clean and comfortable environment that operates in compliance with the Centre’ Mission Statement, Statement of Principles, and Policy and Procedures. Supports women with practical needs: listening to women, distributing items such as menstrual pads, rolling papers, clothing, telephone, mail and access to showers.
Conflict Resolution/Crisis Management:
Manage crisis between, within and among various groups and individuals including by mentoring a variety of self help coping skills and different approaches to personal situations. Maintain a culture of ‘People helping people help themselves’.
Actively participate as a team member in collaboration with the Skills Development Coordinator/Program Coordinator to support, train and manage volunteers from the community. Responsible for communicating effectively and respectfully with volunteers and mediating conflicts as they occur.
Facilitate and coordinate groups and special events that promote principles of self-help and peer support and that reflect the mission and mandate of the DEWC.
Use Peer Support & Self Help strategies to support women to receive assistance at the DEWC and/or other agencies as required.
In Centre Participation:
Participate within the staff team such as attending staff meetings, staff development and training, special events, hiring, evaluation, and Centre committees. Work collaboratively with in-centre staff. Ensure effective communication and team approach in the smooth operation of the DEWC.
|How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send Cover Letter and Resume via Email/Fax/Mail
No Phone Calls Please
Only Qualified Candidates will be contacted.
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
302 Columbia Street
Vancouver, BC, V6A 4J1
Life Skills Facilitor - Open til filled
Breaking Ground Employment/ Life Skills Facilitator competition # 219
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.
• 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 email@example.com 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
Program Facilitator - Jan 1
Position Title: Program Facilitator, Urban Older Workers Program
Location: Burnaby, BC
Salary: $36, 140/year (pro-rated)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Terms: Part-Time, 27.5 hours/week until January 2014
Reports To: Program Coordinator, Urban Older Workers Program
Competition #: ET13-UOWP-PT27RP
The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, by
nurturing the potential of children, teens & young adults, promoting healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense
of social responsibility and delivering lasting personal & social change. We are building a community in
which a generation of children and families reach their full potential. Our values guide our decision
making and behaviour--we do the right thing, put people first, keep our promises and lead by example.
For over 125 years, we have been part of the community, a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to grow in spirit, mind and body. One of the Lower Mainland's leading charities, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health & fitness, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 95,000 participants annually.
The YMCA Urban Older Workers Program will offer older adults over the age of 55 an opportunity to re-enter the work force through supported job placements and classroom training. The program is targeted to help older adults who have been absent from the labour market develop new skills that will help them in their goal to becoming employed. The program will consist of two phases, a 6 week Classroom Phase where participants will participate in life, employability and computer skills workshops; and a 6 week Work Experience phase where participants will gain on the job experience.
• Develop and facilitate life, employability and computer skills workshops
• Relationship building with potential employers
• Recruit potential employers for work and volunteer opportunities for participants
• Match participants with employers that align with their Action Plan goals and that will support long term attachment to the labour market
• Work with participants to help them prepare for interviews through one to one support and workshops
• Support participants through employment site visits, telephone and email check ins and weekly group meetings
• Provide follow up support to program participants who have completed both phases of the program
• Assist program participants in the creation of an Action Plan to map out goals for employment
• Maintain accurate case notes, reports and statistical information
• Post-Secondary Degree or Certificate in a related discipline, or equivalent work experience
• Experience with developing and facilitating community based programming and services
• Established relationships within the local business community and proven track record in job placement recruitment
• Strong facilitation skills with proven experience in developing curriculum in life, employability and computer skills within an employment program setting
• Experience working with Older Workers and ability to facilitate groups using adult education methodologies
• Ability to be flexible, adaptable and multi-task in high demand environment
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
• Computer proficient -- Microsoft Office (including EXCEL and Outlook)
• High degree of independence and initiative within a team environment
• First Aid/CPR-C Certificate required
• Proven responsibility to coordinate tasks and work as part of a team
• Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date
• Commitment to Organization and Values: Ability to demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for mission, vision, strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA of Greater Vancouver.
• Service Orientation: Ability to deliberately identify and create opportunities to enhance each and every person's YMCA experience.
• Teamwork: Ability to work effectively with others to achieve optimal collective results.
• Facilitation -- Ability to develop workshops relevant to individual programs and their participants; create clear goal(s), objectives, methods and formats for program delivery; deliver workshops in a format that is varied and relevant for participants; prepare material and resources and evaluate workshops for relevance.
• Flexibility/Adaptability -- Ability to work with ambiguity, adjust to participant needs, respond quickly to unforeseen opportunities or threats, integrate new information as it becomes available and adapt to different learning styles.
• Empathy -- Ability to walk in another's shoes, familiarity and comfort with issues, concerns and lifestyles of the program target groups, win the trust and confidence of people, and accept diversity.
• Leadership -- Ability to motivate and inspire self and others to take action to achieve desired outcomes, and identify and secure resources necessary to accomplish organizational goals.
• Coaching & Development -- Ability to commit to assisting participants, volunteers and staff in continuous learning and development, shares knowledge and experience, listens, hears and responds to participants.
• Self-Management -- Ability to work independently within prescribed parameters, discern the relevance of issues and communicate them effectively to program and administrative supervisors.
• Planning, Organization -- Ability to establish a well-defined and effective course of action for self and others toward short and long-term goals, organize work effort towards measurable results.
Internal applicants should inform their supervisor prior to application. Please apply in writing, with cover letter and resume, quoting competition # ET13-UOWP-PT27RP to:
Coordinator, Community Programs
Application Deadline: As soon as possible
Consideration of applications will begin immediately.
Thank you for your interest and application.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Support Worker - Dec 13
Position: on call relief, for regular staff who are on leave, or for filling temporary positions. Can apply internally for temporary or permanent job postings. Most regular staff started as casual.
Hours: Must be available to work days, weekend and/or overnight shifts.
Compensation: $20.72/hour, plus 9.6% in lieu of stat holidays and vacations
Apply: with cover letter and resume to fax 604 254 3703 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- A Diploma in community social services; or education in mental health, addictions, concurrent disorders / co-occurring disorders and social work.
- One year of recent, related work experience with an emphasis on mental health, addictions, homelessness and/or social services.
- Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. We look at the whole person.
- Current First Aid and CPR certification, and Class 5 driver’s license
- Collaborate – establish collaborative relationships with clients, working to increase their strengths
- Respond – safely resolve crisis situations and respond nonjudgmentally to problematic behaviour
- Advocate – help develop and implement service plans, and be a strong advocate for the client
- Understand – demonstrate understanding of oppression and marginalization of the homeless
- Teamwork – make positive contributions to the team, support and back up your co-workers at all times
- Knowledge of concurrent / co-occurring disorders including: mental health diagnosis, treatment and resources; and addictions resources, stages of change
- Knowledge of harm reduction concepts
- Knowledge of treatment and supports for persons with complex social and health needs
It’s hard. Have no illusions, working here will challenge your abilities, beliefs, tolerances, biases, sleep patterns and social life, not to mention witnessing daily the struggles, trauma, and injustices the people we serve must face.
Youth Worker - open til filled
5 days per week; 37.5 hours per week
Summary of Duties:
- 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.
- Assist in the development and implementation of fundraising events for special events and activities.
- Liaise with outside agencies and the community on programs relating to Tsawwassen First Nation youth
- Assist in the delivery of community events that build support for the TFN language & culture
- Provide positive experiences for children and youth such as summer camping trips and the yearly canoe journeys.
- Assist in the development and implementation of yearly community building events (Easter, Halloween and Christmas).
- Maintain an open and on-going relationship with parents of Tsawwassen First Nation children.
- Contribute to the collaborative fostering of a positive learning environment for Tsawwassen First Nation students.
- 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
- 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.
1926 Tsawwassen Drive
Tsawwassen BC, V4M 4G2
Development Coordinator - Dec 11
|The KidSafe Project Society|
|Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland||Type: Contract - Full time|
|Location: Vancouver||Salary: (not entered)|
The KidSafe Project Society has been serving vulnerable inner-city Vancouver children since 1993. KidSafe supports over 450 referred children and youth annually by providing them with essential continuance of care services when school is closed for winter, spring and summer breaks. Each weekday of school break, we keep doors open at five inner-city elementary schools to provide nutritious meals, support and supervision from caring adult staff, and developmental activities and field-trips absolutely free of charge. Through the provision of these services, we work toward our vision that all children live in a safe community with the inspiration and support they deserve to become healthy, contributing citizens.
The Development Coordinator supports the development efforts of the organization by researching funding opportunities, preparing and delivering proposals, coordinating fundraising campaigns and stewarding a portfolio of donors. This position coordinates two key events, oversees our donor database and assists the Manager of Development and Community Engagement.
You will have a university or college degree or diploma in related field and demonstrated work experience in related discipline including fundraising and/or marketing. You have at least 3 years experience in fundraising in a non-profit organization.You are great at completing tasks and are highly organized; you're also flexible enough to work in a fluid environment, an excellent communicator and have a great sense of humour.
This is a full-time position working 37.5 hours a week (office open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm) with occasional evenings and weekends.
|How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email cover letter, including salary expectation (salary range for this position is $38,000-$41,000), and resume, in one pdf format document, to: email@example.com
At KidSafe we believe that finding the right person to join our team is key. The posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
We would like to thank everyone who responds; only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or visits, please.
The KidSafe Project Society
c/o Queen Alexandra Elementary
1300 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC, V5N 1V6
Surrey Mobile Assault Response Team - Jan 23
- Respond to all accompaniment requests within 30 to 45 minutes
- Provide confidential services that reflect the SMART service model. Services include but are not limited to crisis intervention, risk assessment and safety planning, emotional support and practical assistance to survivors of physical and sexual assault
- Provide information about, accompany and facilitate access to, hospital for urgent medical treatment and the collection of forensic evidence.
- Model and advocate trauma-informed care for all survivors of gender-based violence
- Provide information about the legal system including reporting options, rights and remedies; facilitate alternative reporting options for women and girls including Third Party and Bad Date Reporting
- Facilitate access to police, transition homes and other emergency resources as required
- Identify, document and address barriers which may limit access to emergency resources across the Fraser Health region
- Maintain effective working relationships with all team members
- Liaise and work cooperatively with hospital personnel, police, victim services and other agencies to meet the need of women and girls; ensuring the coordination of supports and services
- MUST have previous experiencing working with women fleeing violence
- Ability to demonstrate knowledge of and experience working with feminist, trauma-informed and harm reduction models of intervention.
- A combination of education, training and experience providing crisis support to survivors of gender-based violence
- Experience providing crisis intervention including risk assessments and safety planning, emotional support and practical assistance to survivors of violence.
- Ability to work with diverse clientele including marginalized women and girls who experience multiple barriers (eg youth, sex workers and Aboriginal women and girls).
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Exceptional interpersonal, advocacy and conflict resolution skills.
- Understanding of the laws and policies that impact the experiences of women and girls that disclose gender-based violence
- Applicants must have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle.
- Criminal records check and Driver’s abstract required.
- Successful applicants will have flexible availability. Shifts are scheduled on a 24-hour clock. Day, evening and weekend availablity is required.
The Katzie First Nation requires a Youth Worker who is an energetic, motivated person who loves working with children. The successful candidate will provide all KFN youth and families, residing on reserve, culturally inviting and age- appropriate programming.
5 days per week; 35 hours per week
Permanent - Full-time
Summary of Duties:
A) Assist in the development and implementation of afterschool, 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.
B) Assist in the development and implementation of fundraising events for special events and activities.
C) Liaise with outside agencies and the community on programs relating to Katzie First Nation Youth
D) Assist in the delivery of community events that build support for the KFN language & culture
E) Provide positive experience for children and youth such as summer camping trips and the yearly canoe journeys.
F) Assist in the development and implementation of yearly community building events (Easter, Halloween and Christmas).
G) Maintain an open and on-going relationship with parents of Katzie First Nation children.
H) Contribute to the collaborative fostering of a positive learning environment for Katzie 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
? Criminal record check required
? Valid Class 4 BC driver's 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, Social Services or similar experience
? 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 Katzie First Nation cultural practices and traditions.
? 3 years experience working with youth
? experience with Microsoft office, reporting, budgeting
Please fax or mail resume, a cover letter with salary expectation and two current reference contacts to:
10946 Katzie Road
Pitt Meadows B.C V3Y-2G6
FAX: 604 465-5949
Deadline Date: N/A
Child and Youth Worker - Dec 19
ST. LEONARD'S YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES
Job Title: Child & Youth Worker
Brief Job Summary:
Provides child, youth and family services to identified consumers in an emergency home setting. Services provided include crisis intervention, assessment, behavior management and life skills, either on a one to one basis or in a group environment. The CYW works within a team environment but is also required to work alone.
The Child and Youth Worker is required:
• To be familiar with and adhere to the Procedures and Policies of the agency.
• To deliver the program services to consumers in accordance with government standards, acts and regulations.
• To set an example for others through personal behavior which is respectful of others and which models professional family and child service practices.
• To work towards a common vision and uphold the mission statement and philosophy of the agency.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assists team in identifying potential problems. Provides input into the development of consumer program plans and follows specific tasks and assignments to support the plans. Active participation in staff team meetings, case planning meetings and other meetings, as required.
2. Monitors consumer's progress and well-being and assist team in evaluation of the effectiveness of program plans.
3. Recognizes potential crisis situation, analyzes such situations accurately, develops strategies to deal with such situations and informs their supervisor when incidents arise.
4. Ensures that the health and safety needs of the consumers are met.
5. Provides emotional support and feedback to consumers (and their families and friends where concerned). Assists in attending appointments and providing transportation when necessary.
6. Utilizes opportunities for positive family contacts involvement of family members and facilitates family counseling, where appropriate.
7. Facilitates physical, recreational, social and educational activities. Provides consumers with a positive role model.
8. Maintains necessary consumer and program reports and statistics. Ensures that all required documentation is accurate, complete, timely and legible.
9. Maintains liaison with other agencies, professionals, government staff and others in the community.
10. Advocates on behalf of consumers.
11. Takes responsibility for the correct use and maintenance of agency facilities and equipment.
12. Performs other related duties as required.
Minimum Diploma in Child and Youth Care / Community Social Service or related field is typically required for the CYW1 position. Two years combination of skill, education and evaluated work experience will be considered.
All Child and Youth Worker's must possess:
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to teach skills and work effectively with others.
• Knowledge of theory, principles and practices in the field.
• Good time and general management skills.
• Knowledge of community resources.
• Effective interpersonal communication skills.
• Successfully completed Criminal Record Review.
• Familiarity with use of computers and other electronic devices.
• MUST have driver's license.
The CYW is often required to work in a stressful environment dealing with consumers in crisis situations. The ability to work independently and frequently under pressure is an ongoing expectation of this position. Direct delivery of program activities may require a moderate level of physical fitness to effectively carry out the duties of the position. Position includes weekend, evening, awake overnights and must be available for holidays.
Position to start early December
How to apply:
Please email resume to Tina: firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Worker - Dec 19
Position: Youth Worker
Status: Part time (12 hours per week)
Supervision Required: Position reports to program coordinator.
The Fraser Valley Youth Society (FVYS) is a not for profit society operating in Abbotsford, BC. We run a weekly drop in to connect youth and young adults to a healthy and vibrant queer community. In addition to this, we provide opportunities for personal growth and leadership through our workshops, programs and community connections.
Our mission is to build and maintain networks and opportunities for learning, support and expression among, around and about queer and questioning youth in the Fraser Valley.
We envision a Fraser Valley that acknowledges and respects diversity in the expression of gender and sexuality among youth.
Operate, in cooperation with Impact Youth Addiction and Prevention Services and other community partners, two (three) weekly drop-in programs for youth aged 13 to 25. Weekly drop-in will be facilitated in the communities of Abbotsford and Mission with the goal of expanding to Chilliwack. Drop- in's will run for 3 hours each at designated community partner location. The drop-in will be open to all youth, with a focus on reaching a diverse population including; LGBTQ, aboriginal, street entrenched, HIV positive, and substance involved/affected youth. The youth worker will be present at each drop-in and will bring all supplies necessary for facilitation. In addition, facilitators will schedule guest speakers and organize events at the drop-in. Harm reduction supplies and information will be made available at each drop-in.
Youth workers are also expected to assist with the preparation and co-facilitation of the peer navigators program.
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Serve as an initial connection point for youth who are lost to care or at risk of becoming lost to care.
• Conduct activities that promote health through the lens of the determinants of health.
• Facilitate youth-driven initiatives aimed at increasing compassion, inclusiveness and engagement in the community, among youth, and between youth and adults.
• Engage youth in an Outcome Mapping-based iterative process of critical thinking, action and evaluation around what they can do to lead the way to an AIDS free future.
• Facilitate and provide access to health services, testing and harm reduction supplies.
• Identify and engage youth to become youth peer navigators
• Deliver workshops on various youth-identified issues
• Youth attending the drop-in services will be given opportunities to engage in the peer navigators' program and with peer navigators on initiatives as appropriate. Peer Navigators, once trained, may participate in coordinating and co-facilitating the drop-in programs.
• Collaborate with Peer Navigator Program
• Complete periodic evaluations with the Coordinator
• Report to the Coordinator at least once per month
• Work as a team member with others involved with FVYS
• Social Work, Human Services or Child & Youth Care Diploma or working towards education in related field.
• Current First Aid Certification
• Must maintain a satisfactory criminal records check
• Must maintain a satisfactory driving record and possess proper business use insurance
• Attend and participate in staff meetings (when applicable)
• Participate in annual reviews and monthly supervision sessions
• Be an active and positive member of the team
• Good conflict resolution skills
• Possess a good sense of humor
• Be energetic and in good health both physically and mentally (must be able to perform all aspects of the job description)
Knowledge and abilities:
• Course completions on conflict resolution and mediation
• Have knowledge and training in diversity education
• Possess basic knowledge of issues faced by Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer youth
• Sign and agree to abide by the Policies, Procedures, By-laws, and Constitution of the Fraser Valley Youth Society
Expected Outcomes and Tasks:
• Facilitate and/or co-facilitate the drop-in
• Facilitate and/or co-facilitate training opportunities for volunteers and/or youth
• Positively interact with youth at the drop-in and at events and outings
• Respond to crisis situations appropriately and within the guidelines of the Policies and Procedures of the FVYS
• Together with the volunteer team, liaise with surrounding community organization to find opportunities and support for the youth
• Create promotional materials for the FVYS
• Participate in the organization, planning and implementation of FVYS events
• Work with volunteer team and youth to plan and implement activities for the drop-in
• Refer youth to appropriate services and supports within the community
• Complete reports according to the provided structure in a timely and accurate manner
• Build rapport with clients of the drop-in
• Independently plan and implement drop-in activities
• Work with youth to create FVYS related activity
• Promote the FVYS to external sources and represent the organization in accordance with the FVYS Policies and Procedures
• Increase access and distribution of harm reduction supplies and information at each drop-in
• Provide relevant health information to youth through discussions, workshops and guest speakers.
• Engage diverse youth from Abbotsford, Mission and Chilliwack at their respective drop-in locations.
• Invite 4 guest speakers per year to visit the each group and speak about sexual health, harm reduction and substance misuse.
• Facilitate monthly group discussions with youth around topics of interest to the youth.
• Facilitate 6 workshops per year which will be developed out of group discussions in areas of interest to the youth.
• Provide a pathway from the drop-in to the youth peer navigator program for those youth motivated to make a difference in their communities -- particularly around the prevention of HIV and around leading the way to an AIDS free future.
Please send a resume and cover letter electronically to:
Fraser Valley Youth Society Board of Directors
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Diversity Coordinator - Dec 16
- Oversees the design and delivery of the Diversity workshops at NSMS
- Is responsible for reading the project proposal and contract and becoming familiar with the project objectives, goals, and outcomes; understands clearly his/her role in and actively works towards achieving the stated objectives, goals and outcomes
- Ensuring all teaching materials and aids are prepared and organized and necessary administrative documentation is completed and secured
- Establishes and maintains partnerships with key organizations and stakeholders in the community
- Promote the Neonology programs to the North Shore and other communities; solicits interested workshop hosts and participants
- Co-facilitates diversity and inclusion workshops to Grade 10 Planning students, grades 6/7 students, and stakeholders in the community
- Keeps an open-mind about issues that may come up during the facilitation of the Neonology workshops and consults and debriefs with supervisor if support is needed.
- Manages web site updates, coordinates e-newsletter including design and distribution
- Coordinates the schedule and administration of contract facilitators
- Demonstrated ability to work with key stakeholders, supervisors, colleagues, program participants, program partners and is committed to developing and maintaining a flexible working style and attitude
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task and complete a variety of projects in a timely and accurate manner to be evaluated through meeting deadlines
- Demonstrated innovation/creativity to be evaluated through evidence of ability to generate new ideas and approaches; devising imaginative solutions to work-related problems.
- Demonstrated organizational abilities as evidenced by maintenance of necessary documentation and reports to supervisor for agreed upon intervals as well as keeping hard copy and electronic files in an orderly fashion.
- Experience and/or training in facilitation of youth groups and adults
- Excellent conflict resolution, problem solving, critical thinking, organizational, and initiative taking abilities.
- Knowledge of barriers for immigrant youth and youth engagement strategies
- Excellent verbal and written communication and computer skills.
- Very effective organizational and classroom management abilities
- Must have a dynamic personality and the ability to engage an audience and handle issues that may come up when facilitating groups.
- Microsoft Office
- Microsoft Publisher
Development Assistant - Dec 27
- Conduct preliminary research on prospective corporations and foundations;
- Assist with the creation of comprehensive funding proposals;
- Maintain foundation, corporation and individual donor files;
- Process incoming donations as required;
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development and Communications.
- A minimum of one year experience in an administrative position, preferably in a not-for-profit development office;
- Preference will be given to candidates with previous grant writing experience;
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
- Demonstrated project and time management skills along with attention to details;
- Superior computer skills, including fundraising database experience;
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
- Ability to work independently and within a team;
- Strong personal alignment with Crisis Centre’s mission, goals and values.
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