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

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

Youth Worker - Aboriginal Safehouse - 08/September

Urban Native Youth Association
Training the Leaders of Tomorrow


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Aboriginal Safehouse Youth Workers - Relief Worker

 

UNYA has employment opportunities for relief/on-call Youth Workers with our Aboriginal Safehouse Program (ASH). ASH Youth Workers are responsible for implementing the day-to-day operations of the Aboriginal Safehouse. They help provide and maintain a safe, supportive environment that is culturally open and accessible in order to support the personal development of resident youth, whose families are unavailable or unable to meet their needs. ASH Youth Workers report directly to the ASH Program Manager and the ASH Assistant Manager. The majority of available shifts are weekend and overnight shifts (either 11pm – 7am or 12am – 8am). There is no guarantee of any hours at any time for relief workers.


Qualifications and Conditions:
1. Must possess a degree in Social Work, diploma in Child & Youth Care, or post-secondary degree in a relevant discipline, and/or a combination of relevant education & experience working with Aboriginal youth in a residential setting.
2. Demonstrated experience establishing rapport and working effectively with Native youth, and youth who are homeless and street-involved.
3. Must have experience advocating with service providers (i.e. MCFD) for youth who should be receiving additional support.
4. Must have a broad based knowledge of the family and social issues that Native youth face today, including the generational impacts of the residential school system on Native families and communities, and a good understanding of Native cultures and traditions.
5. Must demonstrate a good working knowledge of community resources in Vancouver, particularly youth & Aboriginal-specific resources.
6. Demonstrated self-initiative, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
7. Will have the ability to identify with the mandate, policies and procedures of the organization.
8. Must possess a strong working knowledge of computer systems and programs.
9. Must have strong written and oral communications skills, including the ability to compile accurate records and prepare reports.
10. First Aid and FoodSafe certification are assets; must be willing to obtain certification if provided the opportunity.
11. Must have a personal support system and self care plan in place.
12. Must have a Criminal Record Check completed by and satisfactory to UNYA.
13. Given the needs of youth accessing our services, preference will be given to qualified Aboriginal applicants.


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

12. Perform any other duty that the Manager and Assistant Manager deem necessary to ensure the safe, healthy, and productive operation of the Safehouse. 

How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email (hard copies will not be accepted) a resume and cover letter to the attention of the Safehouse Manager at safehouse.manager@unya.bc.ca. Resumes will not be reviewed without a cover letter. No enquiries. Only those short-listed will be contacted.

UNYA accepts complete applications for advertised positions, only. You must state clearly on your cover letter which position you are applying for. All applications must be sent in electronic form, to the email address specified on the posting. Hard copies and unsolicited applications / resumes will not be reviewed, but immediately destroyed.

Contact Details: 
Urban Native Youth Association

Safehouse Manager

E-mail: safehouse.manager@unya.bc.ca 
www: 
  www.unya.bc.ca

Youth Housing Transition Worker - 10/September

Pacific Community Resources Society is seeking an experienced Youth Housing Transition Worker for the Youth Housing Program in Surrey. The successful applicant will be a member of the Surrey Youth Housing Services team, based out of the Guildford Youth Resource Centre, to provide housing support for at-risk and homeless youth up to the age of 24 who do not qualify for Housing First Supports. The Housing Transition Worker’s primary responsibility will be to support youth through prevention, maintenance and rapid rehousing. The Housing Transition Worker will maintain a caseload and provide community outreach services. He/she will also liaise with other agencies, shelters and safe houses to ensure homeless youth have access to services to end the cycle of homelessness.


Other related job duties will include housing searches, sourcing donated furniture and start up items, liaising with MSDSI, MCFD, community partners and individual landlords on behalf of youth. A sound understanding of counselling methodology and experience working with multi-barriered homeless youth is required. A strong knowledge of tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities under the B.C. Residential Tenancy Act is strongly encouraged. Shift flexibility will be required for this position.


Candidates will possess either a BA or a degree in a related field or Community Social Service Work (CSSW) or Child and Youth Care (CYCC) Diploma plus two (2) years’ experience.


Desired Qualifications: Familiarity with the Transtheoretical Model of Change, Ansell Casey Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Counselling and Addictions Counselling Training.


- A Criminal Records Check Is Mandatory
- Driver’s License with Business Insurance
- Use of own vehicle required. Paid mileage

- Driver’s Abstract must be submitted 

How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please quote “Youth Housing Transition Worker” in the subject line of the email

Contact Details: 
Pacific Community Resources Society
Tyler Lee, Coordinator, Surrey Youth Housing Services
Guildford Youth Resource Centre
Email: resumes@pcrs.ca

Please quote “Youth Housing Transition Worker” in the subject line of the email 
www: 
  www.pcrs.ca

Employment Counsellor/Case Manager - 11/September

 Permanent Full-time (35 hours per week)

 

An opportunity exists for a full-time Employment Counsellor/Case Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing employability assessments, development of return-to-work action plans, case management, referrals and assistance to those seeking sponsored training or other funded services as appropriate. The Case Manager will also be responsible for data entry, record keeping and collecting statistical information. Use of vehicle may be required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Post secondary education or combination of equivalent experience and training, with emphasis in employment counseling
  • A Career Development Practitioner certificate or equivalent is a minimum requirement
  • Minimum three years' varied experience within the re-employment industry
  • Case management background is preferred
  • Experience working with clients with multiple barriers needed; specific experience working with survivors of violence is an asset
  • Experience working with Integrated Case Management (ICM) software is an asset
  • Some experience with researching and applying policies

Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Competent in assessment and career counseling approaches
  • Competent in supporting a diverse clientele including those with barriers, to reach 
    employment goals
  • Solid understanding of LM trends, employment/non-employment related community services
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and accurately maintain client files and statistical data
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, performance based employment services model
  • Well developed computer skills in MS Office/Internet usage
  • Proven aptitude to learn new computer software
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to make “hard decisions”
  • Must be independent, self-motivated and have a mature disposition
  • Flexible and committed to contributing to a team – ‘can do’; ‘will do’ attitude
  • Strong ethics around confidentiality
  • Second language is an asset
  • Successful completion of a criminal record check

How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please include a resume and a cover letter that describes clearly why you are a good fit for this role. Thank you in advance for all applications. No phone calls please. 

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.

 

Contact Details: 
Glynis Soares, Assistant Program Manager
Options Community Services Society

Email: glyniss@options.bc.ca 
www: 
  www.options.bc.ca

Group Home and Day Program Support Workers - 30/September

 Are you looking for an exciting career in health care?

Our organization offers full benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements, great opportunities to grow within and a fun and positive environment for both staff and clients!

 

We are looking for caring and enthusiastic individuals to join a progressive non-profit organization as a Residential Support Worker. The position entails working in adult group home settings and in Day Programs within the community.
We support individuals who have developmental delays, who are on the Autism Spectrum, may have physical disabilities or some mental health issues in the lower mainland. The right candidate should have experience with Behavior Management, Personal Care, as well as Medication Administration and at least 1-2 years experience with various disabilities listed above.

 

Available Shifts:


North Vancouver:
1) Saturday 7am-1pm, Sunday-Wednesday 3pm-7pm

 

 *Casuals needed for all locations with opportunities to grow and become part time/full time.*

 

Job Duties Include:


*Knowledge and experience working with developmental, physical disabilities, mental health and behaviours
*Ability to create a meaningful routine
*knowledgeable of creating independence vs. creating dependence
*Following health care plans
*Completing daily documentation
*Implementing personal protocols, schedules, and activities
*Accompanying/transporting individuals to appointments and activities in the community
*Knowledge and experience with community integration and teaching life skills

 

Job Qualifications Include:


-Class 4 or 5 BC Driver’s License required and clean driver’s abstract
-Minimum of 1 year experience
-Positive Behaviour Management
-Criminal Record Check
-Negative TB test
-First Aid and CPR
-Mandt Certificate
-Food Safe Certificate

 

*Other requirements which may be specific to the individual(s) served*

 

Compensation: $17.12-$19.01 hourly as per the collective agreement, plus benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements.

 

For more information about our Programs, Services and employment please see our website at: https://www.striveliving.ca 

 

Check out our Facebook page for more details on our available postings: https://www.facebook.com/strivelivingsociety

 

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

How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send a resume and cover letter to Christie (christie@striveliving.ca)

Contact Details: 
Christie Blaquiere
Strive Living Society 
#400-906 Roderick Avenue
Coquitlam , BC, V3K 1R1  


Fax: 604.544.5878
E-mail: christie@striveliving.ca 
www: 
  www.striveliving.ca

Job Coach - 18/September

 Do you believe that everyone can work?

 

Are you…

  • Focused on helping others achieve their goals
  • Well-organized
  • Proficient with Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • A strong communicator
  • Able to work as a team and independently
  • Energetic and positive
  • Outgoing; a self-starter

If this is you then we want to talk to you!

 

The Opportunity….

 

Job Coaches are people who specialize in assisting individuals with disabilities to learn and accurately carry out job duties. They provide one-on-one training tailored to the needs of the employee while acting as a consultant to the employer and their staff. Job coaches develop a specific plan on how to best train the employee to work more and more on his/her own until completely self-sufficient and able to perform job duties accurately and effectively without assistance.

 

As a Job Coach with the Employment Development Service you will work closely with the Employment Development Coordinators. Duties will include assisting applicants in successfully learning and maintaining their new job, thinking outside of the box, being creative with teaching techniques and fade out procedures. In this role you will also be responsible for ongoing administration regarding the applicant/employee, employer, and the Employment Development Service.

 

Additionally you will be responsible for training of advocacy, disabilities awareness building, job adaptations, social support, problem solving, and the development of natural supports. 

 

You possess….

?   Teaching, guiding and coaching skills

?   Excellent computer, written and verbal communication skills

?   Adaptability

?   Social Media Skills

?   Ideally some knowledge of supporting developmental disabilities

?   Class 5 licence and a vehicle with business insurance

?   Ability to network

?   Knowledge of the business sector

?   Related work experience, or post-secondary education in the areas of support worker training or life skills instruction is ideal 

 

We offer competitive compensation, training and orientation, plus the opportunity to learn new skills in an encouraging, collaborative environment.

 

Go to communitylivingsociety.ca; fill out an application in the Careers/Current Opportunities section,

Fax (604-800-0251) or email (jkular@communitylivingsociety.ca) a cover letter and resume (be sure to quote 15-85) outlining why you are the ideal candidate. Thank you to all applicants, only candidates who are short listed will be contacted. 

 

How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send applications via email. No phone calls please.

 

Contact Details: 
Jaspreet Kular 
Community Living Society
E-mail: jkular@communitylivingsociety.ca 
www:   www.communitylivingsociety.ca

Child and Youth Care Counsellor - 08/September

Casual On-Call (Flexible Hours)
 
The successful candidate will provide one to one service to children aged 3-18 years who have autism and/or developmental disabilities. The program focuses on community integration, family support, appropriate behaviour and development of communication, social and life skills. This position is ideal for part-time students as hours are flexible.
 
Options Community Services is a well established organization that provides social services in the Surrey and surrounding area.
 
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Working with children ages 3-18 who have a developmental disability.
  • Responsibility for creating and implementing strategies designed to work toward individual client goals such as the development of social and life skills, communication skills, behaviour management skills and community involvement.
  • Responsibility for scheduling, report writing, budgeting.
  • Must be able to work in a team setting.
  • Lifting/bending may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.A. and/or combination of experience and education in a related field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Energy and enthusiasm for working with children who have autism and/or a developmental disability.
  • Current First Aid certificate.
  • Use of a reliable vehicle for business purposes (business insurance will be required)
  • Unrestricted Class 4 License or willing to obtain one ASAP.
  • Fluency in a second language an asset.
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.

 How to Apply: 

Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please include cover letter and resume.

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.

Contact Details: 
Daniel Anctil, Program Manager
Options Community Services Society

13520 – 78 Ave.
Surrey, BC V3W 8J6

Fax # 604-572-7413
E-mail: daniel.anctil@options.bc.ca 
www: 
  www.options.bc.ca

Community Living Residence Worker - 30/September

 About Us The John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC promotes a safe and peaceful community through effective, humane criminal and social justice programs. Our vision is "Improving Lives, One Person at a Time." Please visit our website for further information www.jhslmbc.ca.

 

Position Description The John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC (JHSLM) is seeking casual Community Living Residence Workers. The Residence Worker provides casework support to residents with developmental disabilities, concurrent disorders, substance misuse, spectrum disorders and/or criminal justice involvement under the care of Community Living British Columbia. The worker will assist in enhancing individual's quality of life, ensuring the safe and orderly operation of the facility, and maintaining the goals of the counseling and/or rehabilitative programs.

 

The successful candidate will be self motivated, outgoing, and caring, and have the ability to work a variety of shifts surrounding the needs of the persons they support. The candidate must be familiar with working in a 24 hour residential facility in a unionized environment, and will understand the importance of working within an agency that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Specific skills supporting clients with concurrent disorders, substance misuse, and spectrum disorders will be an asset.

 

Responsibilities

  • Interview clients to prepare care plans and background information for which confidentiality is a requirement;
  • Assumes a primary or key worker role with assigned residents;
  • Understands person centred planning and community inclusion;
  • Participates as a member of the case management team;
  • Assists the team identify potential problems and reports any difficulties;
  • When assigned participates in social, recreational, employment, educational and other programs as appropriate to assist the resident’s care plan;
  • Contributes to the evaluation of the resident’s progress and makes both written and oral reports to be available to the remainder of the staff team.
  • Understands goal setting, outputs and outcomes that are measureable.
  • Provides emotional support and feedback to residents and their families;
  • Serves as a positive role model for clients, providing life skills training, and behaviour management;
  • As necessary, provides transportation and assists residents to attend appointments;
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications and Expertise

  • Graduate with a Diploma or Certificate in the Behavioural Sciences
  • Demonstrate a clear ability to respond to a crisis situation
  • Proven Leadership Ability and experience working in a team environment.
  • Have an understanding of supporting persons with a developmental disability
  • Excellent oral, written, facilitation and interpersonal communications skills
  • Possess a class 5 drivers license.
  • Possess certifications in first aid, food safe, non-violent crisis intervention and/or Mandt
  • Candidate must successfully pass a Criminal Record Check and British Columbia Vulnerable Persons Clearance

How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit a detailed cover letter and resume via email to the address listed below. The John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland of BC thanks all applicants for your interest in this opportunity. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

Contact Details: 
Community Living Residence Worker - Casual Job Posting
c/o Residence Manager

email: communitylivingresidential@jhslmbc.ca 
fax: 604-872-8737 
www: www.jhslmbc.ca

Relief/Casual Peer Support & Self Help Worker - 05/October

 The Peer Support Worker is responsible for promoting the principles of peer support when supporting women to secure practical needs and manage crisis in the Drop-In Centre and/or Emergency Night Shelter.

 

Drop-In/ Shelter:  Monitors women in the Centre/Shelter using appropriate conflict resolution and crisis management skills.  Addresses conflicts in the Drop-In or the Emergency Night Shelter.  Ensures women who appear in crisis are offered appropriate supports and referrals such as medical, counseling, or advocacy.  Collaborates with centre members and volunteers to ensure the operations of the clothing room and general management of donations.  Is 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 to access practical needs:  listens to women, distributes items such as menstrual pads, rolling papers, clothing, telephone access, mail and access to showers.
 

Conflict Resolution/ Crisis Management:  Manages 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.  Maintains a culture of 'people helping people help themselves'.
 

Volunteer Support:  Actively participates as a team member in collaboration with the Skills Development Coordinator/Program Coordinator to support volunteers from the community.  Communicates effectively and respectfully with volunteers and mediates conflicts as they occur.
 

In-Centre Programming:  Supports group facilitators and assists with special events that promote principles of self-help and peer support that reflect the Mission and Mandate of the DEWC.
 

Referral:  Uses peer support strategies when supporting women to receive assistance at the DEWC and/or other agencies as required.
 

In Centre Participation:  Participates within the staff team such as attending staff meetings, staff development and trainings, special events, and hiring committees.  Works collaboratively with in-centre and/or shelter staff.  Ensures effective communication and team approach in the smooth operation of the DEWC.
 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years related experience working with low-income women, at least 2 years in a women serving or inner city drop-in environment
  • Must have Peer Support theory training and/or experience
  • Must have a strong working knowledge and analysis of the issues impacting women in the DTES, including violence against women, mental health, homelessness, and addictions
  • Candidate must work from a strong feminist analysis and within an anti-oppression framework
  • Strong conflict resolution skills and practice
  • Demonstrated crisis intervention training and experience
  • Experience providing assisted referral as well as familiarity with support services, agencies and community resources in the Downtown Eastside
  • Excellent communication skills is required, including the ability to work in a respectful and cooperative manner with co-workers, and centre members
  • Ability to work within a chaotic environment and with a diverse community of women
  • A First Aid certificate is required
  • Candidate must undergo a Criminal Record Check
  • Women with addiction issues must be at least 2 years clean and sober

How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Attention: Peer Support Worker Hiring Committee
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
302 Columbia Street
Vancouver, BC, V6A 4J1  
Fax: 604-681-8470
E-mail: hr@dewc.ca
 
Contact Details: 
**Please no phone call or email enquiries**
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 
www: 
  www.dewc.ca

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

 


non-profit organization
part-time

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.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers
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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



compensation: Competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit package and opportunities for promotion from within.

contract job part-time
non-profit organization telecommuting okay

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.  

Relief/Casual Peer Support & Self Help Worker - 5/October

 

Relief/Casual Peer Support & Self Help Worker
Job Posted:  Wednesday, 8 April 2015
Closing Date:  Monday, 5 October 2015
(in 115 days)
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Negotiable / Flexible
Location: Vancouver Salary: $17.00/hour to start
The Peer Support Worker is responsible for promoting the principles of peer support when supporting women to secure practical needs and manage crisis in the Drop-In Centre and/or Emergency Night Shelter.
 
Drop-In/ Shelter:  Monitors women in the Centre/Shelter using appropriate conflict resolution and crisis management skills.  Addresses conflicts in the Drop-In or the Emergency Night Shelter.  Ensures women who appear in crisis are offered appropriate supports and referrals such as medical, counseling, or advocacy.  Collaborates with centre members and volunteers to ensure the operations of the clothing room and general management of donations.  Is 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 to access practical needs:  listens to women, distributes items such as menstrual pads, rolling papers, clothing, telephone access, mail and access to showers.
 
Conflict Resolution/ Crisis Management:  Manages 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.  Maintains a culture of 'people helping people help themselves'.
 
Volunteer Support:  Actively participates as a team member in collaboration with the Skills Development Coordinator/Program Coordinator to support volunteers from the community.  Communicates effectively and respectfully with volunteers and mediates conflicts as they occur.
 
In-Centre Programming:  Supports group facilitators and assists with special events that promote principles of self-help and peer support that reflect the Mission and Mandate of the DEWC.
 
Referral:  Uses peer support strategies when supporting women to receive assistance at the DEWC and/or other agencies as required.
 
In Centre Participation:  Participates within the staff team such as attending staff meetings, staff development and trainings, special events, and hiring committees.  Works collaboratively with in-centre and/or shelter staff.  Ensures effective communication and team approach in the smooth operation of the DEWC.
 
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years related experience working with low-income women, at least 2 years in a women serving or inner city drop-in environment
  • Must have Peer Support theory training and/or experience
  • Must have a strong working knowledge and analysis of the issues impacting women in the DTES, including violence against women, mental health, homelessness, and addictions
  • Candidate must work from a strong feminist analysis and within an anti-oppression framework
  • Strong conflict resolution skills and practice
  • Demonstrated crisis intervention training and experience
  • Experience providing assisted referral as well as familiarity with support services, agencies and community resources in the Downtown Eastside
  • Excellent communication skills is required, including the ability to work in a respectful and cooperative manner with co-workers, and centre members
  • Ability to work within a chaotic environment and with a diverse community of women
  • A First Aid certificate is required
  • Candidate must undergo a Criminal Record Check
  • Women with addiction issues must be at least 2 years clean and sober
 
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Attention: Peer Support Worker Hiring Committee
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
302 Columbia Street
Vancouver, BC, V6A 4J1  
Fax: 604-681-8470
E-mail: hr@dewc.ca
Contact Details: 
**Please no phone call or email enquiries**
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 
www:   www.dewc.ca

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

Youth Worker (relief) - open until filled

Urban Native Youth Association
Training the Leaders of Tomorrow

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Aboriginal Safehouse Youth Workers - Relief

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

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

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

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



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