Career Services Job Board

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

Job Search Resources

Life Skills Facilitor - Open til filled

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

Breaking Ground is an empowerment to employment program designed to facilitate the entrance to work or return to work for Aboriginal women. The facilitator will be responsible to co-facilitate in the delivery of programming with a program coordinator. Hours of work are 8:45 to 4:45 Monday to Friday.
• 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 or fax to 604-873-4402 stating competition # 219 to:
Helping Spirit Lodge Society

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

Closing Date: Until Position Filled

Youth Worker - open til filled

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


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
  • 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

Employment Program Coordinator - until filled

Job Posting
Helping Spirit Lodge Society
Breaking Ground Program Coordinator
Breaking Ground is an empowerment to employment program designed to facilitate the entrance to work or return to work for Aboriginal women. The coordinator will be responsible to co-ordinate the program and will participate in the delivery of programming with a program facilitator. Hours of work are 8:30 to 4:30 Monday to Friday.
• 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 or fax to 604-873-4402 stating competition # 225 to:
Helping Spirit Lodge Society

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

Closing Date: Until Position Filled

Youth Worker (relief) - until filled

Urban Native Youth Association
Training the Leaders of Tomorrow


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 Resumes will not be reviewed without a cover letter. No enquiries. Only those short-listed will be contacted. Closing date: When filled.

Activity Leader - until filled

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

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

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

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

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

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

Youth and Young Adult Job Developer - Dec 4

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



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


Education & Experience
  • Community Social Service Diploma or completion of a recognized program in psychosocial rehabilitation or equivalent.
  • Two years' recent related experience with job coaching, marketing and development with client’s with disabilities, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Valid B.C. driver's license.
For more information and to apply please visit and search job number 069852
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Parent in Residence - Nov 7

FORCE Parent in Residence (Richmond)
Job Posted: Monday, 27 October 2014
Closing Date: Friday, 7 November 2014
(in 8 days)
The F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids' Mental Health
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Richmond Salary: 40 Hours/Month @ $20/HR
               Parent in Residence – Richmond, B.C.
The F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids’ Mental Health is a provincial non-profit organization that provides families with an opportunity to speak with other families who understand and may be able to offer support or advice on what has worked for them. The F.O.R.C.E. also provides families and professionals with information, tools, and tips on how to support and assist children and youth with mental health challenges. 
Background: In this new decade of the F.O.R.C.E., we are looking to reach more families, and earlier in their journey. The adult mental health system recognizes the importance of Patient Navigators and as children and young people with mental health challenges often need the assistance of adults, the F.O.R.C.E. has created a new role; Parent in Residence (PiR).  The role will act as navigator, educator and mentor to bring families and systems together to enhance child and youth mental health services and find solutions where challenges may exist. 
Opportunity: We currently have opening for 1 part-time contractor in Richmond.  This person will become part of the F.O.R.C.E. Parent in Residence Team throughout BC:
  • Provides on-site and/or community outreach to parents and families to provide support, guidance and mentorship in the areas of information, navigation, resources and advocacy so that families may become engaged and skilled in supporting the mental health of their child or youth
  • Works collaboratively with community and hospital-based child & youth mental health teams, and mental health services in Health Authorities to build relationships between families and systems
  • Works closely with systems to enhance the awareness of the needs of families and identify solutions to issues
  • Promotes and leads the “in the know” monthly support/education group in the community for parents and professionals
  • Conducts parent information workshops or presentations to community groups
  • Maintains list of parent contacts and community resources
  • Submits monthly reports as required
  • Participates in weekly team meetings/conference call
  • Participates in monthly team meetings
  • Participates in one team building session per year, as part of the contract
  • Works in close collaboration with the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre to provide evidence-based information, resources and referrals
  • Direct experience as a parent or caregiver of a child, youth or young adult with mental health challenges or a parent or caregiver who has professional experience in working with children, youth or young adults with mental health challenges and their families
  • High degree of self-awareness and capacity to apply appropriate boundaries and maintain confidentiality
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Empathetic, compassionate, good listening skills and creative thinker
  • Ability to understand and follow a process for sharing issues and being part of solutions 
  • Basic computer skills; experience with Microsoft office, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Broad knowledge of mental health and community resources, and supports
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills, accountability, reliability and punctuality
  • Excellent planning and coordination skills with ability to multi-task
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self starter with a positive attitude and willingness to work flexible hours
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative as well as part of an inter-disciplinary team
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and comfortable with public speaking
  • Good command of the English language
  • Knowledge of and acceptance of the multi-cultural diversity of the BC population
  • Must have computer literacy with internet connectivity & ability to work from home when necessary
  • Must consent to a criminal record check
  • Willingness to travel for work outside of home community
  • Must have drivers license and vehicle
  • Must have own cell phone
Compensation & Hours:
Hourly rate: $20 hour
Hours/week:  Approximately 40 hours/month
Please send resume by 4:30 p.m.  November 7, 2014 to Christie Durnin, Director @
To learn more about The F.O.R.C.E., visit our website at
We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
No telephone calls please
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on
Please email your resume to Christie

No Phone Calls Please.
Contact Details: 
The F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids' Mental Health 
PO Box 91697
West Vancouver, BC, V7V 3P3 



One to One Worker - Nov 10

One to One Worker
Job Posted: Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Closing Date: Monday, 10 November 2014
(in 11 days)
Boys and Girls Clubs
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Ladner, BC Salary: (not entered)
Summary of Responsibilities
 The One to One Worker provides one to one support to designated child/children to ensure inclusion in the program. In collaboration with parents, program staff, Program Coordinator and Consultants, the One to One Worker assists in the development of an individual program plan, and or behavioural plan as needed.
  • Implements the individual program plan for designated child.
  • Works as part of the team but may not be considered in the child /staff ratio.
  • Participates in planning curriculum and schedule.
  • Modifies the curriculum as needed to meet the needs of designated child.
  • Ensures progress notes, records, charts and monthly summary are documented and filed appropriately.
  • Provides regular, direct ongoing support to designated child and Club staff as directed by Coordinator.
  • Provides hands on assistance to the program in demonstrating and modeling of strategies in particular behaviour management strategies.
  • Responsible for monthly timesheet and recording of hours spent one to one with designated child.
  • Is responsible for the safe operational use and maintenance of adapted equipment.
  • Attends and participates in all meetings as directed or requested by the Coordinator.
  • Attends staff-in-service workshops/external training opportunities as directed by Coordinator.
  • Participates in the evaluation of the program. Provides suggestions to modify programs and pro-actively participates in planning and implementing changes as needed.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of community resources to meet child’s needs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Clean Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector)
  • Completion of a certificate or diploma in special needs education or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience (i.e. ECE and special needs and/or behaviour management training courses with two years of experience)
  • One year previous experience working with special needs children
  • Proven behaviour management skills.
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good organizational, time management and general management skills.
  • Knowledge of group processes and facilitation techniques.
  • This position requires personal maturity and sound judgment.
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a cohesive team.
  • A sense of humour is an asset.
  • Child Safe First Aid is required.
  • Participation in BGC Non Violent Crisis Intervention Training.
  • Participation in BGC Put the Child First Training.
  • Willing to provide a Doctor’s Medical Clearance of Good Health and current information on Immunization Status.
  • Must be at least 19 years of age.
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on
Please email a resume and cover letter to:
One to One Worker Hiring Committee
Contact Details: 
One to One Worker Hiring Committee
Wintemute Boys and Girls Clubs
4727 Arthur Drive
Ladner, BC V4K 2X7 

Tel: 604-946-2027


Program Assistant - Nov 3

Program Assistant
Job Posted: Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Closing Date: Tuesday, 4 November 2014
(in 5 days)
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: SALARY: $15.91/HR (Level 1)
MOSAIC is seeking an energetic, positive, results-oriented Program Assistant who is passionate about empowering clients to meet their employment goals.
DEPARTMENT:       Employment Programs
CORE FUNCTION:    Under the general supervision of the Program Coordinator, the Program Assistant provides administrative and clerical support to the staff and clients of the Skills Connect for Immigrants Program.
QUALIFICATIONS:   ·  Minimum high school completion. Office Management or Business Administration diploma or certificates and/or appropriate combination of experience and training.
  • Minimum one year of experience in providing customer service and completing routine office procedures
  • Excellent computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, database and MS Office
  • Strong keyboarding skills. Minimum 45 words/minute
  • Good communication and conflict resolution skills. Pleasant telephone manner, patient and tactful
  • Effective organizational abilities, sound judgement and initiative, able to multitask
  • Experience working with an immigrant population an asset
  • Knowledge of the Lower Mainland labour market and experience working with government funded employment programs an asset
CONTRACT:         This is a full-time (35 hours per week) temporary replacement position starting immediately until March 31, 2015
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on
Please reference “Program Assistant” and insert your name in the subject line of your application and submit via email (Word / PDF format) or fax. 
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details: 
Hiring Team
1522 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC, V5L 3Y2 

Tel: 604-254-0244


Family Support Outreach Worker - Nov 5

Family Support Outreach Worker - Family Support Outreach Program
Job Posted: Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Closing Date: Wednesday, 5 November 2014
(in 6 days)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Surrey Salary: Competitive wage
Temporary Part-time (28 hours per week)
until approx. February 28, 2015 or return of incumbent

This position requires union membership. Compensation is in accordance with Appendix A of the BCGEU Collective Agreement (Family Support Worker – Grid Level 12)
The primary responsibilities of the Family Support Outreach Worker will be to provide an in-home support/educational service to parents/guardians of children 0–13; to assist parents in setting realistic, obtainable goals regarding parenting, home-management and budgeting; to educate parents on topics such as child development, special needs, and community resources; to develop and facilitate personal improvement and parenting groups; and to assess clients’ needs and, as necessary, act as an advocate and referral agent for them.
  • A two-year Diploma in one of the social sciences from a recognized educational institution in combination with two years direct service in the human service field, or a one year Certificate from a recognized educational institution and five years practical experience working with families. 
  • Valid CPR/First Aid Certificate
  • Valid driver’s license and use of a reliable vehicle for business purposes
  • A thorough knowledge of child and family development, family dynamics, domestic violence, parenting skills and adult education principles. 
  • Awareness of, and sensitivity to, ethnic, cultural, physical, sexual, developmental and life-style diversities. 
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Must be comfortable using a variety of computer programs
  • A second language is an asset.
  • Familiarity with accreditation standards an asset.
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.
How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on
Please include cover letter and resume
Contact Details: 
Kathy Kuna, Program Manager
Options Community Services

#100 – 6846 King George Blvd.
Surrey, B.C. V3W 4Z9

Fax # 604-572-8185

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


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