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.

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Life Skills Facilitor - open until filled

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

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


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

Closing Date: Until Position Filled

Youth Worker - open until filled

 

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

Scope: 

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

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

Please fax or mail resume, a cover letter with salary expectation and two current reference contacts to:

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

 

Employment Program Coordinator - open until filled

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


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

Closing Date: Until Position Filled

Youth Worker (relief) - 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.

Activity Leader - open until filled

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

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

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

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


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


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

Overnight Youth Worker - ASAP

Overnight Youth Worker

Covenant House is a premier provider of shelter and services thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff and volunteers. It is through their efforts that we are able to help young people at risk establish a foothold on a new life.

 

Job Function

The youth worker is responsible for the direct implementation of Covenant House Vancouver’s philosophy, policies and principles as they pertain to client care. The youth worker oversees building activity, including client, program, building security, operations and community relations. Provide services to youth living on the street and/or in the community.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiate, develop and maintain relationships with service resistant youth 16-24 years of age
  • Assess the needs of and establish ‘plans of care’ for clients
  • Assist clients in identifying attainable short and long-term goals, strategies for meeting these goals, and an action plan for implementation
  • Assist clients in exiting street life, maintaining independence in the community, and/or accessing supported living
  • Provide youth with practical resources including food, clothing, transportation etc
  • Ensure adherence to and role model Covenant House principles and core values
  • Shelter Service to youth age 16-24
  • Conduct intake/admission interview, assessment and develop and manage through daily contact, and individualized Client Plan with youth on caseload for the duration of their stay
  • Support youth with daily routines in the highly structured environment
  • Assess and address the immediate needs of either resident and non-resident youth, especially those who are seeking support when other service providers are closed
  • Address serious behaviour, mental health, emotional, and addictions issues through counselling, implementing Special Covenant, defusing/managing critical incidents, supportive relationships, and referrals to other CHV programs and/or community service providers
  • Assist youth with accessing community support networks
  • Escorts to community resources when requested
  • Coordinate youth meetings and activities
  • Manage crisis intervention and counselling including briefing and debriefing for youth
  • Assist in admission/intake interviews and assessments as needed
  • Accompaniment to appointments, visitation in hospital or independent living situation, 1 to 1 support, risk assessments, supportive counselling
  • Greet clients upon entry to the Drop in, introduce the services provided, orient new clients, complete program intake/admission and assessment, and establish plans 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Diploma or degree in related social service
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Non-violent crisis intervention certificate
  • Valid first aid certificate
  • Familiar with runaway and street involved youth issues
  • Leadership and team building
  • Basic computer skills
  • Self awareness

 

Other Information

  • 77 hours per pay period
  • Schedule: Overnights
  • Full benefits including sick and personal leave
  • Start date: ASAP

 

Schedule: 

 

Sun

Mon

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Wed

Thurs

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Sat

Week 1

19:30

7:30

22:30

8:30

22:30

8:00

 

 

 

19:30

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19:30

7:30

22:30

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19:30

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Job Contact:

*No phone calls please*

Once you click apply and follow the directions on our automated system, please note to attach your cover letter and resume and upload in one file as you are not able to upload the files separately. Or you may attach your resume and paste your cover letter in the text field box. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only qualified candidates will be contacted. Covenant House Vancouver is an equal opportunity employer.

Please Note: All candidates must successfully complete a criminal records check prior to commencing employment at Covenant House Vancouver.

Apply Now 

 

 

Community Living Counsellor - open until filled

Community Living Counsellor

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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

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. 

Child and Youth Care Worker - 31/August

 

Child and Youth Care Worker
Job Posted:  Monday, 29 June 2015
Closing Date:  Monday, 31 August 2015
(in 53 days)
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $18.47 per hour
Are you looking for a fun and educational job where you can make a difference in a child's life? 

The PRIYD program is a community access program focusing on functional life skills and community integration. It provides one to one and group support to children and youth. 
Referrals come from the Ministry of Children and Family Development- Children and Youth with Special Needs- children with a diagnosed special need, Family Preservation and Reunification Services- children where there has been significant trauma in the family and we also have some fee for service clients.
 
This is an hourly position serving clients in Vancouver and Burnaby. Individual contracts range from 3.5 to 5 hours per week.

Please be aware that primarily we are looking for individuals who are available to work weekends as that is currently the time frame in demand.

Expectations and responsibilities of the job:
* Supporting children and youth who may have significant developmental delay or may have been impacted by family crisis such as: domestic violence, foster placement, parental illness or incapacity 
* Develop positive and supportive relationships with referred clients, their families and other significant figures in the child/youth’s life 
* Identify and utilize appropriate community resources and programs as part of a goal oriented plan 
* Plan, implement and evaluate service plan goals 
* Advocate on behalf of clients and families when appropriate 
* Maintain accurate, confidential case notes 
* Complete timesheets, billing forms, and progress reports as schedule
 
Qualifications:
 Two years of post secondary education or training in child/youth care 
* Two to three years experience working with children and youth with behavioural challenges or mental and/or physical disabilities 
* Knowledge of child development
 
 
Email your resume to Roberto Cañas, Program Manager, at rcanas@fsgv.ca
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit your application via email at rcanas@fsgv.ca
Contact Details: 
Roberto Cañas
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
PRIYD program
201-1638 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC, V5N1W1  
E-mail: rcanas@fsgv.ca 
www:   www.fsgv.ca/other/come-work-for-us/

 

Casual Youth Worker - 3/August

 

Casual Youth Worker
Job Posted:  Thursday, 4 June 2015
Closing Date:  Monday, 3 August 2015
(in 25 days)
Covenant House Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Negotiable / Flexible
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)
Covenant House is a premier provider of shelter and services thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff and volunteers. It is through their efforts that we are able to help young people at risk establish a foothold on a new life.
 
Job Function
 
The youth worker is responsible for the direct implementation of Covenant House Vancouver’s philosophy, policies and principles as they pertain to client care. The youth worker oversees building activity, including client, program, building security, operations and community relations. Provide services to youth living on the street and/or in the community.
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
 
  • Initiate, develop and maintain relationships with service resistant youth 16-24 years of age
  • Assess the needs of and establish ‘plans of care’ for clients
  • Assist clients in identifying attainable short and long-term goals, strategies for meeting these goals, and an action plan for implementation
  • Assist clients in exiting street life, maintaining independence in the community, and/or accessing supported living
  • Provide youth with practical resources including food, clothing, transportation, etc.
  • Ensure adherence to and role model Covenant House principles and core values
  • Shelter Service to youth age 16-22
  • Conduct intake/admission interview, assessment and develop and manage through daily contact, and individualized Client Plan with youth on caseload for the duration of their stay
  • Support youth with daily routines in the highly structured environment
  • Assess and address the immediate needs of either resident and non-resident youth, especially those who are seeking support when other service providers are closed
  • Address serious behaviour, mental health, emotional, and addictions issues through counselling, implementing Special Covenant, defusing/managing critical incidents, supportive relationships, and referrals to other CHV programs and/or community service providers
  • Assist youth with accessing community support networks
  • Escorts to community resources when requested
  • Coordinate youth meetings and activities
  • Manage crisis intervention and counselling including briefing and debriefing for youth
  • Assist in admission/intake interviews and assessments as needed
  • Accompaniment to appointments, visitation in hospital or independent living situation, 1 to 1 support, risk assessments, supportive counselling
  • Greet clients upon entry to the Drop in, introduce the services provided, orient new clients, complete program intake/admission and assessment, and establish plans
 
Minimum Qualifications
 
  • Diploma or degree in related social service
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Non-violent crisis intervention certificate
  • Valid first aid certificate
  • Familiar with runaway and street involved youth issues
  • Leadership and team building
  • Basic computer skills
  • Self awareness
 
Other Information
  • Preferred start date: ASAP
  • Shifts: Coverage for all shifts based on need, including weekends and overnight
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=11946221
Contact Details: 
Covenant House Vancouver
575 Drake Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B4K8 
www:   www.covenanthousebc.org/

Children and Youth Specialized Residences - 31/July

Children and Youth Specialized Residences
Job Posted:  Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Closing Date:  Friday, 31 July 2015
(in 22 days)
Strive Living Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Coquitlam Salary: $17.44/hour
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!
 
Exciting opportunity exists for the right individuals to join a progressive non-profit organization as a Support Worker in our Children and Youth Department. The position entails working in specialized residential settings with individuals who are diagnosed with developmental delays, PICA, FASD as well as Autism, OCD and challenging behaviors.
The ideal candidate must have experience supporting youth with complex behaviours and an understanding of the challenges present for verbal and non-verbal youth with Autism, challenging behaviors and other diagnosis. You must possess knowledge of positive behavioural support strategies, visual support strategies, sensory support strategies, medication administration, critical thinking skills, have the ability to write reports and complete the necessary documentation, as well as maintain boundaries, provide daily structure and consistently follow the support plan outlined within a warm and supportive environment.
 
We have a variety of  part time/ full time positions available as well as casual positions with opportunities to grow within.
 
 
The successful applicant must have the following skills:
 
-Experience with developmental disabilities, mental illness, autism and other disorders
-Experience with challenging behaviours and behaviour management strategies
-Experience working in a team environment with little supervision 
-Experience with dealing with emergency situations 
-Experience with providing structure to an individual in care 
-Personal Care
-Behaviour Management
-Community Activities/Integration
-Physical Activities
-Medication
-Crisis Management
-Autism Experience
-Reliable vehicle 
-Driver's license
Must be able to obtain:
-Criminal record check 
-Negative TB test 
-First Aid and CPR Certificate
-3 References 
-Food Safe Certificate
-Mandt Certificate
-Class 5 Driver’s License, Reliable Vehicle and a clean Driver’s Abstract
 
Compensation: $17.44 - $20.32, 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 at christie@striveliving.ca
Contact Details: 
Christie Blaquiere
Strive Living Society 
#400-906 Roderick Avenue
Coquitlam , BC, V3K 1R1  


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

 

Employment counsellor/Job development/ Instructor - 31/July

Employment counsellor/Job development/ Instructor
Job Posted:  Wednesday, 10 June 2015
Closing Date:  Friday, 31 July 2015
(in 22 days)
Baobab Inclusive Empowerment Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: SURREY Salary: $20
Baobab Inclusive Empowerment Society
#101A-14914 104 Avenue, V3R 1M7, Surrey BC
 
FULL TIME CONTRACT- 5 Days a week: 9:00 am 4:00 pm, @ 20 per hour
 
Reporting to the Programs Coordinator and working in a team of three, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering Sharp Employment Training (SET) to Youths & Adults and connecting with potential employers and ensuring that participants get trained, acquire hands on training and This is a 30 hour weekly position at $ 20 hour on contract.
 
Employment Counsellor/ Trainer (EC/T) - the EC/T provides employment/career counseling, customer services training and workshop facilitation. The EC/T's main responsibilities include assessing participants in career planning and adhering to Work BC Standards, development of customized work-plan, delivering of customer services training at our centre, occupation selection, determining employment goals and means of attaining goals; connecting with potential employers and setting practicums, delivering Time management, networking, mock interviews, writing WAP statement, practice interview, resume writing, recruiting youths as needed, administering and interpreting participant career assessments; work hand in hand with case-managers, Work BC centers, and grow our partnerships to benefit participants,facilitating groups in the self-assessment and career exploration process; delivering information on the labour market, community resources, government programs, career development, and issues related to unemployment; and assisting participants in learning to use career decision making methods and personal management strategies as recommended by supervisors.
 
Job Developer (JD) -- the JD assists participants to connect with appropriate employment as needed by clients. Through developing a professional relationship with the employer community, and other service providers who deal with employers, the JD identifies and assesses employment opportunities for participants. The JD's main responsibilities include connecting with local employers to research/generate employer-based work experience, community experience or volunteer placement activities, job shadowing and information interviews; matching participants with suitable employment opportunities; facilitating job search and employ-ability workshops and other group activities; supporting clients on the job site until self-sufficient; follow-up support services. Recruit potential employers, organize job-fairs or Career fairs as needed and publicize event in the community is a must!
 
Preparation of Reports related to program outcome and impact of Sharp Employment Training (SET), Conduct Feed-backs,designing posters as needed , tracking participation statistic, preparing reports as needed and adhering to Baobab Inclusive Empowerment Society's policies is a must!
 
Qualifications:
 
  • Relevant Post-Secondary education in Counselling, Registered Certified Career Development Practitioners C.C.D.P in good standing a must, Coaching, Business, Education and Teaching, Psychology or a related field and communications or equivalent combination of experience
  • Knowledge of non-profit sector and ability to follow instructions 
  • Training in Employment Counselling theories and processes and career assessment tools
  • Extensive experience in group facilitation especially with, career training development and implementation, extensive computer- Microsoft office packages proficiency, marketing and online applications skills
  •  Experience in case-management, government employment programs, counseling clients for career planning, vocational selection, job search, identifying and overcoming barriers to employment, and personal and career management
  • 2 to 5 years' experience working with diverse client groups, previous reporting, programming and work placement experience
  • Work experience in marketing, teaching, sales, promotion and event planining 
  •  Business experience and existing contacts with employers community ready to support participants of sharp training 
 
The successful candidate will have respect for diversity; can recruit participants for sessions, ready to provide current criminal record check,understand work-bc policies, can adhere to our policies and have proven abilities in working with diverse clientele with a wide range of barriers to employment. Awareness of one's own capabilities and understanding of when to draw upon others' expertise, a positive attitude and professional conduct, are vital.
 
Only suitable candidates will be interviewed for this position. Submit your resume to info at baobabinclusive.ca with a cover letter explaining your experience before end of June.
www.baobabinclusive.ca
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Human Resources 
Baobab Inclusive Empowerment Society
SURREY, BC, V3R 1M7  
Email resume and cover letter to info at baobabinclusive.ca
Contact Details: 
Human Resources 
Baobab Inclusive Empowerment Society
SURREY, BC, V3R 1M7  
Email resume and cover letter to info at baobabinclusive.ca 
www:   www.baobabinclusive.ca

 

Residential Care Worker - 24/July

Residential Care Worker (28hrs) Permanent: Wed-Sat
Job Posted:  Thursday, 2 July 2015
Closing Date:  Friday, 24 July 2015
(in 15 days)
North Shore Disability Resource Centre
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: North Vancouver Salary: Starting at $16.33 per hour
NORTH SHORE DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE now hiring enthusiastic, community minded part time Care Worker able to work well in a team and/or independently to support people with disabilities lead active and fulfilling lives.
 
DAYS AND HOURS OF WORK:
(28 hours a week)
 
Monday: off
Tuesday: off
Wednesday: 3 pm -- 10 pm
Thursday: 3 pm -- 10 pm
Friday: 3 pm -- 10 pm
Saturday: 8 am - 3 pm
Sunday: off
 
PREREQUISITES:
Criminal Record Search; Restricted Class 4; Current Emergency Level 1st Aid, & CPR Level C Certificate, or equivalent; Negative TB Test & Medical doctor's note of good health.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Prior vocational or educational support of people with disabilities; Experience, knowledge & the ability to interact effectively with the people we support; Well developed, effective, written and oral communication skills; Flexibility, reliability, punctuality, problem solving abilities; Ability to deal with stress and change; effective time management; Ability to receive and respond to feedback
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
All aspects of care and support in community living setting; All aspects of care and support in day time support settings; Administration and documentation; Emergency supports to people we support, other staff and community; Engaging in community building
 
Unionized work site offering great benefits (upon passing probation) for permanent employees working over 20 hrs/week.
If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to North Shore Disability Resource Centre by replying to this posting.
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to North Shore Disability Resource Centre by replying to this posting. 

*Please quote "RCW Wed-Sat position" in posting.
Contact Details: 
North Shore Disability Resource Centre
3158 Mountain Highway
North Vancouver, BC, V7K 2H5  

Tel: 604.985.5371
Fax: 604.985.7594
E-mail: ngw@nsdrc.org

*Please quote "RCW Wed-Sat position" in posting. 
www:   www.nsdrc.org

 

Program Facilitator - 24/July

Program Facilitator
Job Posted:  Friday, 3 July 2015
Closing Date:  Friday, 24 July 2015
(in 15 days)
Pacific Community Resources
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $22.18 to $25.25 per hour plus a competitive benefits package including pension.
Program Overview
The primary goal of the Pathways to Education Program is to enhance the educational success of youth living in the Downtown Eastside and Strathcona community. It seeks to address barriers to success in high school by providing youth with social, academic, financial and advocacy supports. The Pathways program is part of the Graduation Strategy, a place-based approach to improving the educational success of children and youth living in the inner city. The Strategy has brought together partners from the health, education, and social services sector, working collaboratively “to provide the necessary supports and services to children and families in order to ensure that the child will graduate from high school”.

Position Summary
The Program Facilitator (PF) – Tutoring & Mentoring is responsible for ensuring the successful development, implementation, and evaluation of tutoring and mentoring programming. The PF should have experience leading educational programming and group mentorship programming for youth. The PF will also be responsible for supporting and supervising volunteer tutors and mentors who will work directly with the youth on a daily basis. The successful candidate will be dynamic, skilled and experienced connecting with diverse communities, including Aboriginal, newcomer, and LGBTQ youth to ensure they feel safe, supported, and connected. This position reports to the Program Coordinator of the Pathways Program.

In order to meet the needs of our youth and families, we strongly encourage candidates of Aboriginal background or with verbal and written fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin, and/or Vietnamese.
 
Responsibilities
1. Youth Engagement
  • Maintain and develop diverse resources that ensure equity and inclusive programming practices
  • Facilitate personal, social, and educational growth of the group to help them reach their full potential, while fostering group cohesion
2. Develop resources & support and guide tutoring program
  • Support the development of tutoring curriculum/resources for high school students
  • Develop diverse resources that address specific learning styles, abilities, and needs
  • Support youth to fully engage in tutoring supports available
3. Group Mentoring/Facilitation
  • Develop and maintain Group Mentoring structures, routines and expectations
  • Organize guest speakers, special events and field trips for Pathways students and develop and maintain program partnerships
4. Support Volunteer Tutors and Mentors
  • Support and guide volunteers to engage with youth
  • Develop, model and monitor the volunteer tutors’ and mentors’ role and techniques
  • Facilitate and support volunteers during programming and maintain regular communication with volunteers between programming sessions
  • Monitor student engagement and volunteer/student relationships and provide re-direction and support as needed to ensure students’ needs are being met
5. Liaise with Program Staff
  • Meet regularly with staff and/or maintain weekly communication process to work together on strategies for improving or strengthening participation in mentoring
  • Report on students’ strengths, needs and challenges to appropriate staff members
Required Qualifications
  • A combination of relevant post-secondary education and/or Minimum 2 years of experience in youth-specific group facilitation and mentoring culturally diverse groups
Desired Qualifications
  • Aboriginal background or verbal and written fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin, and/or Vietnamese
  • Experience working in programs supporting the educational success of youth
  • Experience and/or knowledge of working with the public school system (grade 8 -12)
  • Specific training and/or experience with youth with additional learning needs or new language learners
  • Strong experience in group facilitation and mentoring within a community-driven environment
  • Experience working with youth and families in the Downtown Eastside community
  • Experience with conflict resolution, mediation, leadership development, and psychosocial support
  • Experience working with volunteers, including training and developing resources
  • Knowledge of community and social service resources
Dimensions of Work
  • Primary interface is directly with youth and volunteers in the Pathways program
  • Direct reporting relationship to Program Coordinator/ Supervisor
  • Coordination and sharing information with relevant program, school, and community staff
Work Conditions
  • Travel between multiple sites in the community
  • Hours – late afternoons and evenings, potentially weekends
Basic Requirements
  • Criminal Record Check including the vulnerable sector
  • Valid level 1 First Aid Certificate will be an asset
Interviews will be held between August 4th and August 7th, 2015.
Please note that the Hiring Panel for this position includes community partner agencies.
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please reference “Pathways Program Facilitator – Tutoring & Mentoring” in all correspondence.
Contact Details: 
Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Attention: Carmel Hennessy
Supervisor, Pathways to Education Program
Email to: resumes@pcrs.ca 
www:   www.pcrs.ca

 

Relief Women’s Housing First Support Worker – 31/July

Relief Women’s Housing First Support Worker – the Vivian Transitional Housing for Women
Gender is a bona fide occupational requirement of this position: women (trans* and cis) applicants only please.
Hours: this is a casual relief position. The program operates 24/7. We need folks who can work overnights to start.
Salary Range: $20.72 – $22.49 + 9.6% in lieu of vacation and benefits.
Union: BCGEU
Applicants should apply to: externaljobs@raincityhousing.org and quote “Vivian” in the subject line.
Apply by the deadline: midnight July 1, 2015.
 
Job Summary: The Support Worker provides a range of supports for chronically homeless individuals living in the community, many of whom have concurrent mental health, 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.
ProgramThe Vivian is a minimal barrier housing program in Vancouver specifically designed for women living with concurrent mental health, physical health, substance use issues, 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: many forms of education and experience are valued, including volunteering and lived experience of mental illness / addiction/ homelessness;   Minimum education and experience includes:
  • 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.
  • Criminal records search for working with vulnerable adults.
 
Key Skills and Abilities – for supporting people receiving our services
  • 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.
 
Applicants should apply to: externaljobs@raincityhousing.org and quote “Vivian” in the subject line.
Apply by the deadline: midnight July 1, 2015.

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

Child & Youth Support Worker - 1/August

Child & Youth Support Worker (CASUAL)

POSITION: Child & Youth Support Worker
DEPARTMENT: Women and Children’s Program – Springhouse
AFFILIATION: HEU
POSTING NUMBER: 1412
DURATION: Ongoing
STATUS: Casual
JOB SUMMARY
The Child and Youth Support Worker facilitates a safe and supportive environment for children and mothers (and/or guardians) residing within the Women and Children’s Program through the provision of emotional assistance, information and age appropriate activities that support childhood development. The incumbent will act in accordance with The Bloom Group philosophy and provide low barrier harm reduction trauma informed support and assistance to women and children in crisis, with a focus on the development of child and youth programs.
EDUCATION & PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Diploma in Community Social Services, Child and Youth Care or other relevant human services field is required, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered
  • Two years recent related work experience providing parenting and educational support to women and children in crisis within a residential setting is required; two years recent experience in a related field such as a women’s advocacy, women’s shelters, women’s transitional housing or second stage housing may be considered 
  • Level 1 Occupational First Aid Certificate is required
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training is required
  • Food Safe Certificate is required
  • WHMIS training is required
ABILITIES & SKILLS
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbally
  • Demonstration of advanced interpersonal skills specific to the role including de-briefing, active listening, conflict resolution, group facilitation, one to one direct support and problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to participate and contribute in a strong team environment with an inclusive and collaborative approach
  • Strong ability to work under minimal supervision and act with a high degree of independent judgement, taking action on a variety of matters as required
  • Strong working knowledge of child welfare and protection issues, including relevant legislation and reporting requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience providing parenting support, incorporating a women centered, culturally sensitive, strength based approach
  • Demonstrated knowledge regarding various philosophies of childhood developmental stages
  • Ability to develop a positive rapport and interact effectively with children and youth
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, develop and implement effective programs for children and youth in a shelter/transitional housing environment
  • Ability to foster a friendly and safe atmosphere within the program, acting as a role model for healthy attitudes and positive relationships
  • Proven ability to work with a high degree of compassion, understanding and sensitivity
  • Demonstrated ability to provide non-judgmental, client-centered, non-therapeutic emotional and practical support to women and children in crisis
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback
  • Demonstrated commitment to continual learning and improvement through the incorporation of reflective work-based learning approaches
  • Knowledge and understanding of the complex issues which affect women and children in poverty, with a demonstrated awareness of specific issues facing aboriginal women, women of colour, ageing women and women with disabilities
  • Proven ability to work in a stressful and changing work environment
  • Demonstrated experience or training in conflict resolution, de-escalation and risk assessment
  • Demonstrated ability to support individuals with mental health and substance use issues, utilising a harm reduction approach and working within a trauma informed care model
  • Ability to work and empathize with people who may have experienced abuse, poverty, grief and loss, oppression, violence, mental health challenges, addictions issues or may be living with HIV/AIDS and other life-limiting or life-threatening conditions
  • Physical ability to carry our the duties of the position, experience operation related equipment and ability to effectively use industrial cleaning products
Date Posted: May 1, 2015
Deadline for submission: August 1, 2015
OPEN TO: INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
Thank you for your interest in a career with The Bloom Group.
Should your application be selected for further consideration we will be in contact with you shortly.

Link to apply: http://www.thebloomgroup.org/career/child-youth-care-worker-casual/ 

 

Shelter Support Worker - 1/August

 

Shelter Support Worker (CASUAL)

 

POSITION: Shelter Support Worker
DEPARTMENT: Women and Children’s Program
AFFILIATION: HEU
POSTING: 1524
DURATION: Ongoing
STATUS: Casual
JOB SUMMARY
The Shelter Support Worker facilitates day-to-day communal living among residents of the Women and Children’s program through the provision of emotional support, information, referrals and advocacy. The incumbent will act in accordance with The Bloom Group philosophy and provide low barrier harm reduction trauma informed support and assistance to women and children in crisis.
EDUCATION & PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Diploma in Community Social Services, Social Service Work or other relevant human services field is required, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered
  • Two years recent related work experience providing support to women and/or children in crisis within a residential setting is required; two years recent experience in a related field such as a women’s advocacy, women’s shelters, women’s transitional housing or second stage housing may be considered
  • Level 1 Occupational First Aid Certificate is required
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training is required
  • Food Safe Certificate is required
  • WHMIS training is required
ABILITIES & SKILLS
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbally
  • Demonstration of advanced interpersonal skills specific to the role including de-briefing, active listening, conflict resolution, group facilitation, one to one direct support and problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to participate and contribute in a strong team environment with an inclusive and collaborative approach
  • Strong ability to work under minimal supervision and act with a high degree of independent judgement, taking action on a variety of matters as required
  • Strong working knowledge of child welfare and protection issues, including relevant legislation and reporting requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience providing parenting support, incorporating a women centered, culturally sensitive, strength based approach
  • Proven ability to work with a high degree of compassion, understanding and sensitivity
  • Demonstrated ability to provide non-judgmental, client-centered, non-therapeutic emotional and practical support to women and children in crisis
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback
  • Demonstrated commitment to continual learning and improvement through the incorporation of reflective work-based learning approaches
  • Knowledge and understanding of the complex issues which affect women and children in poverty, with a demonstrated awareness of specific issues facing aboriginal women, women of colour, ageing women and women with disabilities
  • Proven ability to work in a stressful and changing work environment
  • Demonstrated experience or training in conflict resolution, de-escalation and risk assessment
  • Demonstrated ability to support individuals with mental health and substance use issues, utilising a harm reduction approach and working within a trauma informed care model
  • Ability to work and empathize with people who may have experienced abuse, poverty, grief and loss, oppression, violence, mental health challenges, addictions issues or may be living with HIV/AIDS and other life-limiting or life-threatening conditions
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position, experience operating related equipment and ability to effectively use industrial grade cleaning products
Date Posted: May 1, 2015
Deadline for submission: August 1, 2015
OPEN TO: INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
Thank you for your interest in a career with The Bloom Group.
Should your application be selected for further consideration we will be in contact with you shortly.

 To apply: http://www.thebloomgroup.org/career/shelter-support-worker-casual/

 

Job Developer - 31/July

 

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House 

 
Overview: 
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House is a dynamic, multi-service agency providing services and programs and is part of the Association of Neighbourhood Houses of BC. Under the general direction of the Community Programs Director, and in collaboration with the Case Manager, the Job Developer is responsible for building lasting relationships with local employers and agencies to create unpaid work placements and paid employment opportunities for participants from vulnerable populations, primarily survivors of abuse and/or violence. 
Working closely with the Case Manager, the Job Developer will: 
• work with the business and general community to obtain unpaid and/or paid employment 
• assist with participant readiness by providing group and one-to-one pre-employment training and coaching, including but not limited to work place work culture and expectations, retention strategies, interview skills and other relevant topics 
• utilize behavior shaping techniques, positive reinforcement and effective monitoring to ensure participants are engaged and successful in pursuit of employment 
• provide ongoing support, and where required, arrange for modifications and/or accommodations at the participant’s worksite, and/or liaise with employers to resolve issues to ensure participants successfully retains his/her employment 
• market the program and help recruit potential participants 
• perform required record-keeping, administrative and reporting tasks (including using Integrated Case Management (ICM) system 
 
Qualifications: 
• Minimum of a Business Administration and/or degree/diploma from a recognized university or college in Human Resources, Marketing or Public Relations 
• Three years recent experience or equivalent combination of experience/education/training working with highly diverse clientele, including members of specialized populations 
• Proven successful experience in recruitment and placement 
• Strong understanding of local labour market, employment strategies, community resources and federal/provincial wage subsidy programs 
• Proven ability to coach, place and support vulnerable participants in paid or unpaid work placements 
• Knowledge and skills in facilitating group workshops
Excellent interpersonal communication and networking skills 
• Demonstrated problem solving, research, critical and creative thinking skills 
• Proficiency with computers and ability to use online case management reporting software (ICM) 
Must have valid BC driver’s license and use of a motor vehicle 
Ability to work flexible hours 
Successful completion of a criminal records check is required 
Additional Desired Skills and Abilities: 
• Knowledge of the cycle of abuse and strategies to support women who have experienced abuse and/or knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation principles 
• Demonstrated experience in inter-cultural communication, and ability to be sensitive to the needs of participants from diverse cultural groups and/or life style choices 
• Excellent time management skills and demonstrated ability to be highly organized, keep excellent records, and meet deadlines while managing a busy workload 
• Additional language is an asset 
 
Terms: Regular Part-time starting at 21 hours / week. (Future possibility of increased hours depending on funding.) 
Anticipated start date is mid-August 2015. 
Must be able to work weekends and evenings, when required 
Salary: Starting from $18.80 to $22.20 (Band 7 of ANHBC’s salary grid) – based on qualifications and experience. Employees will receive competitive benefits package after initial waiting period. 
Please send resumes and cover letters to HR@mpnh.org 
No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
MPNH is a non-profit, community based organization located in East Vancouver and 
is a part of the Association of Neighbourhood Houses of BC. 

We are an equal opportunity employer. For more information on MPNH please visit www.mpnh.org 

Mediation Worker / Family Support Counsellor - 7/August

Mediation Worker / Family Support Counsellor - 7/August
 
Mediation Worker / Family Support Counsellor
Job Posted: Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Closing Date:           Friday, 7 August 2015
(in 15 days)
Urban Native Youth Association
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland    Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver           Salary: 44,720 to start plus benefits
Urban Native Youth Association
Training the Leaders of Tomorrow
 
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
 
Full Time Mediation Worker / Family Support Counsellor
 
The Urban Native Youth Association (UNYA) has a full time employment opportunity for a Mediation & Reunification Worker/Family Support Counsellor.  This program provides goal-orientated services with multiple components, including mediation and therapeutic interventions specific to youth and families.  The purpose of the program is to prevent out-of-home placement of at-risk and high-risk youth, or reconnect youth in out-of-home care with their families.   The successful candidate will provide immediate, short-term, and intensive interventions with at risk Aboriginal youth in Vancouver.  This position works 40 hours per week and will include some evening and/or weekend work.  This position reports directly to the MCFD Programs Administrator and the Executive Director of UNYA.
 
Qualifications and Conditions:
 
Must have a reliable car and valid B.C. Driver’s License.
Must have a counselling diploma.
Will have demonstrated experience in providing counselling, mediation, and conflict resolution to youth and their families.  Experience with youth in both individual and group settings, particularly with high-risk Native youth.  Consideration will be given to a combination of education, training and experience.
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 culture and traditions.
Must have a good working knowledge of community resources in Vancouver, particularly youth and Aboriginal-specific programs and services.
Will have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Will have strong written and oral communications skills – including the ability to compile accurate records and prepare reports.
Must have a personal support system and self care plan in place.
Must have a criminal record check completed by and satisfactory to UNYA.
Preference will be given to qualified Aboriginal applicants.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Help youth participate in identifying their short and longer term needs and then develop a comprehensive, flexible, integrated service plan for each youth and their family.  These plans will be developed in collaboration with the youth, family, Ministry staff, and other professionals and service providers when needed.
Implement components of service plan including but not limited to conflict resolution, parent training and education, life skills development, and other therapeutic interventions as needed.
Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with youth and family.
Advocate for the youth and family in case conferences with Ministry staff.
Plan and implement activities for the program, focused primarily on providing culturally appropriate workshops for Aboriginal youth, and connecting youth to relevant services and programs in the community.
Build relationships with youth currently attending other UNYA programs.
Build and maintain a network of working relationships/partnerships to provide effective referrals and ensure that a comprehensive support system is available to Aboriginal youth who are at risk.  This includes liaising with other programs and services, both within the agency and in the community at large.
Identify and establish contact with youth who may benefit from the program, respond to referrals, and consult with Ministry staff to promote the program.
Recruit, assess and screen community members interested in providing workshops that will help youth to learn positive communication and trouble shooting skills.
Ensure the successful and appropriate matching of high risk youth with resources in the community.
Maintain accurate logs and compile statistical records to support program needs and inform ongoing program development and evaluation.
Consult with and report to immediate supervisor on a regular basis and positively contribute to team meetings to inform the ongoing evaluation and adjustment of the program.
Prepare and submit reports to supervisor and funders, as required.
Perform any other duty that the Administration Team or Executive Director deems necessary to ensure the safe, healthy, and productive operation of the program.
 
Please send a cover letter stating the position that you are applying for and a resume to the attention of the MCFD Programs Administrator via email at mcfdadministrator@unya.bc.ca.  Resumes will not be reviewed without a covering letter.  No Enquiries.  Only those short-listed will be contacted.  Closing date: August 7, 2015.
 
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.
 
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send a cover letter stating the position that you are applying for and a resume to the attention of the MCFD Programs Administrator via email at mcfdadministrator@unya.bc.ca. Resumes will not be reviewed without a covering letter. No Enquiries. Only those short-listed will be contacted      Contact Details:
Please send a cover letter stating the position that you are applying for and a resume to the attention of the MCFD Programs Administrator via email at mcfdadministrator@unya.bc.ca. Resumes will not be reviewed without a covering letter. No Enquiries. Only those short-listed will be contacted

www:   www.unya.bc.ca 

Community Support Worker - 11/August

Community Support Worker (Metro Vancouver)

compensation: $16.16/hour and increases as per pay scale
non-profit organization
part-time
Community Inclusion Collingwood has an exciting opportunity available. 

There are TWO components to this posting both in Community Inclusion. 

ONE: 

Come and join a dynamic group of staff and individuals. 

The individuals within Community Inclusion are exploring their individual interests and goals. 

Community Inclusion is a very active community based, public transit-oriented program. 

The successful candidate will have a strong skill set as a team player and can also work autonomously. 

Supporting people in expressing themselves, finding their voice and building networks. 

They will have an understanding and belief system of respect, optimism and innovation in the community. 

They possess an attention to detail and use a consistent and non confrontational approach to challenging behaviours and know how to set appropriate boundaries. 

Posses the ability to be a wise risk taker. 

The ideal candidate will have a wonderful outgoing personality and an ability to make community connections. 

Working with the team to be consistent in all goals and activities within the community. 

TWO:

As required. 

Supporting a dynamic individual who is continuing to explore all things community. 

This individual requests the following skills from the individual who supports him: 

Must be attentive and have a calming influence in noisy environments. A person who understands how to communicate well with someone who is sensitive, while still maintaining strong boundaries. 

Has an understanding of body language and tone of voice as mood cues and communication, as well as encouraging verbal communication. 

A fun loving leader and mentor that gracefully teaches people in the community how to actively respect people with disabilities. 

Location: Metro Vancouver

Reports to: Community Inclusion Manager

Rate of Pay: $16.16/hour and increases as per pay scale

Probation: 3 Months

Driving Requirement: Driving not required

Preferred Training or Experience: 
*Familiarity with people who have Autism would be an asset. 

*Experience reading non verbal signs as well as verbal communication is important. 

*Ideally you should have skills, knowledge and abilities to create goals using person centered planning and managing those goals in a community based day to day activities. 

Specific Training or Experience Required: 
*Supporting People who get anxious 
*Ability to motivate, encourage and engage the interests of others
*Computer proficiency (email, Word, internet usage)

Expected Hours of Work:
Tuesday 
(8:30) - 9am-3pm 

Wednesday 
(8:30) - 9am-3pm 

Friday 
(8:30) - 9am-3pm 
18 hours/week 

Start Date: August 11, 2015

If you think you would be a good fit for Community Inclusion, send us your resume along with an email about yourself! 

To learn more about Spectrum, visit www.spectrumfriends.ca

Community / Community Living / Part-Time / Community Support Worker / Inclusion
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

 

Youth to Adulthood Transition Worker - 7/August

Youth to Adulthood Transition Worker
Job Posted:  Monday, 20 July 2015
Closing Date:  Friday, 7 August 2015
(in 15 days)
Urban Native Youth Association
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $17.68 - $19.19/hr (40 hrs/wk)
UNYA has an employment opportunity for a full time Youth to Adulthood Transition Worker.  Transition Workers are responsible for providing intensive, non-judgmental, one-to-one support to youth between the ages of 16 – 18 who are involved with the Ministry of Children & Family Development.  Transition Workers assist youth in connecting with relevant community resources so they can obtain the training and personal skills necessary to become fully capable of living independently.  They also provide support and assistance in helping youth identify and fulfill their needs so that they can work towards living a safer and more positive lifestyle.  Transition Workers report directly to the Safehouse Manager and the MCFD Programs Administrator.  The usual hours of work are Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm, however, Transition Workers maintain a flexible schedule to meet the needs of youth.
 
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.
  2. Must have experience advocating with service providers (i.e. MCFD) for youth who should be receiving additional support.
  3. 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.
  4. Must demonstrate a good working knowledge of community resources in Vancouver, particularly youth & Aboriginal-specific resources.
  5. Demonstrated self-initiative, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  6. Will have the ability to identify with the mandate, policies and procedures of the organization.
  7. Must possess a strong working knowledge of computer systems and programs.
  8. Must have strong written and oral communications skills, including the ability to compile accurate records and prepare reports.
  9. First Aid certification is an asset; must be willing to obtain certification if provided the opportunity.
  10. Must have a personal support system and self care plan in place.
  11. Must have a Criminal Record Check completed by and satisfactory to UNYA, and be willing to provide a Driver’s Abstract to ensure criteria for UNYA driving privileges are met.
  12. Given the needs of youth accessing our services, preference will be given to qualified Aboriginal applicants.
  13. Must have held a valid Class 5 B.C. driver’s license for a minimum of 2 years and have a reliable vehicle.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Ensure that youth’s basic needs are being met, including assisting youth in searching for and maintaining appropriate and safe accommodation.
  2. Assist youth in identifying a plan that meets their financial, residential, educational, social, support, cultural, recreational, and safety needs.  Assist youth in learning more about and/or connecting with appropriate multi-cultural or First Nations communities with whom the youth identifies. 
  3. Assist youth in assessing what services they require and in preparing to access these resources.  Provide interim support and services to youth awaiting a needed community service.  Provide encouragement to youth by recognizing their strengths, successes, and progress. 
  4. Assist youth in developing independent living skills such as budgeting, meal planning, communication skills and conflict resolution.
  5. Work with MCFD staff, service providers and parents, when appropriate, regarding case management.  Refer youth to MCFD Social Workers should youth present as high risk to themselves or others.
  6. 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.  As required, consult with youth, Safehouse Manager and staff, and other relevant individuals to identify and respond to the needs and goals of individual youth.  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.
  7. 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, youth, etc. 
  8. 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 youth of confidentiality in the community and with other service professionals.
  9. Attend and positively participate in staff meetings as required, including FUNYA.
  10. 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.  As required, actively promote and participate in fundraising activities for program development.
  11. Assist other members of the Transition Team in establishing a trusting, non-judgmental, non-exploitative rapport with youth.  As required, perform any other duty that the Safehouse Manager deems necessary to ensure the safe, healthy, and productive operation of the Transition Program.
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. Closing date: August 7, 2015.  

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: 
Safehouse Manager

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

 

Part-Time Residential Care Positions - Open until filled

Part-Time Residential Care Positions

compensation: $18.06 per hour - as per Community Living Collective Agreement
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
  • OK to highlight this job opening for persons with disabilities

 

Residential Assistant - 31/July

Residential Assistant        
Job Posted: Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Closing Date:           Friday, 31 July 2015
 
Mercy Ministries of Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland    Type: Part time
Location: Surrey       Salary: (not entered)
 
Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of women? At Mercy Ministries Canada we serve women 19-28 years old working through issues such as self-harm, unplanned pregnancy, depression, eating disorders and anxiety. We want passionate candidates to join our inspiring team of professionals. Mercy Ministries Canada provides free of charge faith based residential counseling for young Canadian women to experience a safe and nurturing environment as they journey towards healing.
 
Residential Assistant (part-time 8.5 hours on weekends):
We are seeking a passionate candidate to be our Residential Assistant working 8.5 hours/weekend for residents living in a residential setting in Surrey. This part-time position allows you the flexibility to supplement your income while inspiring hope in the lives of women.
 
The Residential Assistant works closely with the Residential Supervisor to implement the daily schedule and oversee meal preparation, household chores, and attends to residents needs as they arise.  Residents may need support with behaviour management, interpersonal and life skills. Positive support and engagement through conversation, mentoring, outings, special events, and sports are routine. The Residential Support Worker empowers the resident(s) to learn new coping behaviours while providing support and intervention where necessary.
 
Education/Experience:
Completion of a college or university program in social work, child and youth care, counselling or other social science or health-related discipline is preferred.
Previous work experience in a social service environment as a volunteer or in a support capacity is required and may replace formal education requirements.
Current First Aid/ CPR (Emergency level 1)
All employment requirements (which includes, criminal record check, TB test, medical clearance, immunization form, and proof of SIN card) must be valid and current.
Food Safe level 1, Class 4 Unrestricted Driver’s License ( both required after 3 month probation)
 
Who we are looking for:
A role model – who demonstrates mature, responsible behavior.
Strong interpersonal skills in crisis.
Highly organized, detailed and gifted in working with women.
Someone who can be flexible as plans change, excellent at multitasking and problem solving on the go.
Ability to participate in tasks, including routine maintenance related to running a residential facility
Ability to follow a simple budget, adhere to spending limits, report expenses, and return receipts.
Must possess strong communication skills and be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, with management, peers, and residents.
Demonstrated cooperation and communication skills as part of a team with co-workers and management.
Ability to use a word processor (Word for Windows) to produce objective written data and reports
Proficient in written and spoken English
The use of a personal vehicle to drive residents to appointments and other outings
Able to foster social skills and friendships
 
If these qualities describe you please go to our website for instructions on how to apply.  Be a part of the team at Mercy Ministries Canada and join us as we support self-esteem and confidence in future generations. We look forward to receiving your application!
Please visit www.mercyministries.ca for a complete overview of our organization and programs.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
If you have a heart for young women who need Mercy and are interested in employment with us, please go to our website for details on how to apply.
 
Upon receiving your full application. We will contact you if we have any questions regarding your resume or if we choose to set up an interview with you. If you do not hear from us, please know that we keep all resumes on file for one year. Should your skills and qualifications match with those required for an open position, you will be contacted for an interview at that time. All employees are subject to criminal record checks. Contact Details:
Mercy Ministries Canada
19465 16 Avenue
Surrey, BC, V3Z 9V2 
 
Tel: 604.535.1983
Fax: 604.535.1981
E-mail: info@mercyministries.ca
www:   www.mercyministries.ca

  

Group Home and Day Program Support Workers - 31/July

Group Home and Day Program Support Workers - 31/July
 
Group Home and Day Program Support Workers       
Job Posted: Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Closing Date:           Friday, 31 July 2015
 
Strive Living Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland    Type: Part time
Location: Coquitlam, Burnaby, Surrey, North Vancouver         Salary: $17.12 - $19.01
 
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) Thursday and Friday 3pm to 7pm, Saturday 1pm to 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
 
 
 
 

  



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