Career Services Job Board

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

Job Search Resources

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

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.
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 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.

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 - 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) - 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 - 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.

Anti-Violence Activist

Anti-Violence Activist
Job Posted: Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Closing Date: Monday, 9 March 2015
 
(in 31 days)
Vancouver Rape Relief & Women's Shelter
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)
Hiring anti violence activist to join us in the women’s movement
(Full-time 1-year contract)
Position will remain open until filled.
 
Have you ever organized an event, project, protest, social media campaign, teach-in, presentation, petition, or campaign that demanded social justice, particularly for women? Ever been told you are too opinionated, expect too much? Are too impatient for change? Have you seen how you can achieve more by working in a group of like-minded activists? If you are ready to bring your life experience, creativity and drive to the women’s movement, we want to hear from you!
 
We are looking for energetic women who are not afraid to mop the floor, sit with a woman through a pelvic exam or stand with her as she advocates for herself with a police officer, sometimes all in the same day! You will do a combination of work required to operate a 24-hour rape crisis centre and a shelter for battered women and their children.
 
We are a feminist organization run by a collective. We aim to end violence against women and are active in the international women’s liberation movement. In addition to running a rape crisis centre and shelter we provide support, education and actions groups; recruit and train volunteers; fundraise and initiate public awareness and discussion about sexist violence. You will adapt quickly to this unique job situation that will require your best empathy skills, thinking and determination to be someone that makes a difference! You will be challenged and supported to think and act effectively for an end to male violence and help achieve women’s equality.
 
Please visit us online for more information at www.rapereliefshelter.bc.ca.
 
You will contribute your special skills to the fight to end violence against women:
  • Ability to think and speak independently and apply your knowledge effectively.
  • Project or event planning and promotion
  • Ability to organize members of your community to campaigns in progress
  • Budgeting and fundraising
  • Ability to get informed about social services, community services, and current events
  • You will have an informed opinion on key factors affecting women’s equality
  • Willing to assist your co-workers (volunteer and paid) to do their best in our collective efforts to stop male violence against women.
Credentials will only be valued as much as work and life experience.
 
We are especially, but not only, interested in applications from First Nations women, working class women, women of colour and lesbian women.
 
Apply by email with your resume and cover letter to us at info@rapereliefshelter.bc.ca.
 
We thank those who send in resumes. Please be advised that we will only be able to contact those applicants we
choose for short listing. Position will remain open until filled.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send your cover letter and resume via email.
Contact Details:
Vancouver Rape Relief & Women's Shelter
c/o P.O. Box 21562
1424 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC, V5L 5G2

E-mail: info@rapereliefshelter.bc.ca
www:   www.rapereliefshelter.bc.ca

Resource Advisor - May 30

P/T Resource Advisor - WorkBC
Job Posted: Thursday, 26 March 2015
Closing Date: Saturday, 30 May 2015
 
(in 61 days)
Boys and Girls Clubs
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Delta Salary: (not entered)
Summary of Responsibilities
The Resource Advisor is responsible for assisting clients in the Delta Employment Service Centre (ESC) Self-Serve Area.
 
JOB DUTIES
  • Performs reception duties and client support including pre-screening visitors, providing basic information, registering clients for information sessions and workshops and booking appointments with program staff.
  • Supports client’s independence and self-sufficiency.
  • Ensures clients are aware of services and staff-assisted functions.
  • Monitors clients in the preliminary needs assessment tool to determine when and if clients are having difficulty and should be assessed for case management.
  • Assists clients to determine EI status through Service Canada online or by phone.
  • Assists clients in locating, understanding and using labour market information to effectively support their job search, employment training and career decision making.
  • Administers essential employment related financial supports to non-case management clients, including employer sponsored apprentices.
  • Offer self-marketing and networking advice to clients.
  • Assist clients in typing, editing, correcting and making changes to job search documents.
  • Liaise with Case Managers to monitor and follow-up employed clients, keeping accurate record of initial, interim and final employment stages.
  • Utilizes the integrated case management system to capture client data and monitor client.
  • Keeps accurate billing and records of Apprentice Client service, job start and job search for self-serve clients.
  • Liaises with other community service organizations and ensure a comprehensive, current and accurate directory of local community-based services is available to clients
  • Works closely with Employment Services Manager and team members in achieving program objectives including participation in program promotion, marketing and outreach activities.
  • Ensures ESC provides a variety of up to date information on job opportunities, current resource materials and labour market information.
  • Coordinates translation and interpretation services as required.
  • Assist sin the maintenance of resource room related equipment.
  • Other duties as required.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Clean Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector)
  • A related post secondary diploma or the equivalent of education and expertise
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in a customer service role
  • Strong understanding of local and provincial labour market information, employment resource materials and services
  • Strong understanding of community stakeholders, employers and service providers to support a wide range of clientele
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Creative and passionate in working with clients to enhance labour market attachment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and capable to work with specialized populations
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; second language an asset
  • Commitment to providing quality service, good team player and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent skills in computer software, the internet and email are required; experience with computer hardware and local networking is preferred
  • Familiar with the new Employment Program of BC
  • Willingness to work weekends and evenings
  • The following will be considered an asset:
    • National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code certificate
    • Career Crossroads certificate
    • Making Sense of LMI certificate
    • Starting Points certificate
    • Employment Counseling certificate
    • Employment Readiness Scale certificate
    • Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP)
    • Job Club Leadership Training Certification
    • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training or other customer service/conflict mediation training
    • Multilingual capacity
CLOSING DATE
This posting will remain open until position is filled.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email cover letter & resume
Contact Details:
Resource Advisor Hiring Committee
301-11861 88th Avenue
Delta, BC V4C 3C6
Email: nmohamed@bgcbc.ca

Group Facilitator

Group Facilitator
Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team. 
 
Job Title: Group Facilitator
Work Site: Gastown Vocational Services, Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Part Time (0.5 FTE)
Start Date: APR 13, 2015
Salary: $20.72 - $22.49 per hour
Hours: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 1000-1700, Friday 1030-1700
Reference#: 073755-cgi

JOB SUMMARY: 

Within the context of a client and family centered recovery model and in accordance with the established vision and values of Vancouver Coastal Health, the Group Facilitator is responsible to facilitate group programs for clients to foster skill development in life-skills, job readiness/pre-employment skills. Facilitates group programs and/or workshops utilizing established life skills material/curriculum for clients to foster skill development in job readiness, employment search, pre-education skills including communication skills, stress, time and anger management, self esteem and problem solving, job search, resume and/or interview preparation. Provides intake interviews to referred clients to gathers background information. Arranges group programs; schedules sessions times, books facilities, arranges for materials and audio visual equipment. Collaborates with multi-disciplinary team members regarding the client’s individualized employment action plans to ensure job readiness, employment and/or education success. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education & Experience 
Diploma in Community Social Services plus two (2) years recent, related experience providing life-skills/job readiness coaching and/or group facilitation to individuals with a mental illness or disability or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Knowledge & Abilities 
Knowledge of the principles of recovery in mental illness. 
Ability to facilitate workshops or groups 
Ability to community effectively, both verbally and in writing 
Ability to work independently and collaboration with multi-disciplinary team 
Ability to operate related equipment 
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize 
Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients 
Ability to analyze and resolve problems 
Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications 
Physical ability to perform the job. 

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check. 


Please visit jobs.vch.ca to apply and learn more. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health!

Child and Youth Care Worker - June 30

Child and Youth Care Worker
Job Posted: Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 June 2015
 
(in 63 days)
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $18.28 per hour
Are you looking for an exciting, 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- down syndrome, autism, developmental disability, etc. Family Preservation and Reunification Services- children where there has been significant trauma in the family often resulting in the removal of the children. We also have some fee for service clients.
 
This is an hourly position serving clients throughout the Lower Mainland. 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/

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: 

 

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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.

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Child and Youth Cre Worker - June 30

Child and Youth Care Worker
Job Posted: Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 June 2015
 
(in 40 days)
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $18.28 per hour
Are you looking for an exciting, 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- down syndrome, autism, developmental disability, etc. Family Preservation and Reunification Services- children where there has been significant trauma in the family often resulting in the removal of the children. We also have some fee for service clients.
 
This is an hourly position serving clients throughout the Lower Mainland. 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/

Coordinator, Educational Programming - June 30

Coordinator, Educational Programming & Outreach Speaker
Job Posted: Friday, 15 May 2015
Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 June 2015
 
(in 40 days)
Free The Children
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $27,500-29,500
Are you a self-motivated and driven person who is organized and enthusiastic about supporting youth and educators in making a difference in the world?
 
Free The Children empowers youth to fulfill their potential to be agents of change. Through our organization's unique youth-driven approach, more than one million young people have been involved in our innovative programs in more than 45 countries.
 
Free The Children seeks an Educational Programming Coordinator & Outreach Speaker to join our Western Canada office in Vancouver, BC.
 
The Educational Programming Coordinator (EPC) will manage a portfolio of active schools and educators who are involved in Free The Children’s fundraising and awareness raising campaigns and activities. The EPC will be the key relationship manager for his/her portfolio of schools and is responsible for ensuring their retention and increased involvement from year-to-year.
 
Our work environment appeals to self-directed, flexible team players who have excellent interpersonal skills. Our team members learn quickly and have a passion for bringing global issues and the spirit of volunteerism to life by way of fundraising and awareness raising programs that are engaging and accessible to students. This position is well suited to someone who is team player and has an interest in developing and executing long-term partnerships via phone, email and, at times, in person.
 
A minimum two-year commitment is required, with a compensation package of:
 
•             Year 1: $27, 500
•             Year 2: $29, 500
 
There is a three (3) month probationary period. Upon reaching the three (3) month period, all staff members are offered a health plan including dental and an Employee Assistance Program. This role is perfect for a new graduate who is looking to grow and work hard for two years. You love big goals and surpassing expectations!
 
While resumes are important, we want to know what makes you a great fit for our team and culture. We will consider resumes on a rolling basis and would like the right person to join us as soon as possible.
 
 
Responsibilities:
Educational Programming, Outreach & Retention:
• Work with the Educational Programming Manager (EPM) to develop strategies to drive retention and loyalty among schools and educators
• Develop and deliver an inspiring personal outreach speech that will elicit engagement and involvement with Free The Children
• Deliver workshops that provide youth with the skills, knowledge and inspiration they need to positively engage their peers to become socially involved in their communities
• Manage a portfolio of schools who are actively involved in Free The Children’s campaigns
• Implement plans to nurture relationships with schools and educators and to retain their involvement from year-to-year, as well as further engage them in fundraising and awareness raising campaigns.
• Inform your portfolio of schools and encourage their participation in new contests, campaigns and activities
• Serve as an advisor and liaison to schools/educators and provide them with resources and support to implement Free The Children fundraisers and awareness raisers
• Whenever needed, represent Free The Children on the frontline
• Work with the EPM to execute effective prospecting segmentation to support schools and educators while optimizing the use of resources
• Make use of data to optimize stakeholder value
• Analyze stakeholder behavior for pain points and improvement opportunities
• Use success stories to share best practices and build loyalty within the educational community
• Help to build an ongoing, organizational library of profiles with stories of schools from his/her portfolio
• Provide ongoing feedback with the team that develops school campaigns
• Attend and contribute to the planning and organization of Free The Children conferences, events and speaking engagements, especially as they pertain to one’s portfolio of schools
• Seek out new and improved ways to engage schools in Free The Children programming as well as to streamline key systems and processes
• Provide assistance to the EPM as required in the management of high-level relationships (for example, school boards)
• Send community reports to schools that have donated and ensure that all schools know that they may have access to these dynamic, up-to-date online community reports once donations have been sent into the office
 
General and Administrative:
• Actively support the EPMs and the Director, Western Canada and Washington State
• Prepare and provide regular reports on the status of your portfolio and activities (e.g. participation rates in a specific campaign)
• Follow-up on communication with schools with clerical duties, which might include updating databases (Salesforce) and the status of each contact, preparing packages, etc.
• Track expenditures
• Measure the impact of school actions across all programs and campaigns using both quantitative and qualitative information
• Provide other administrative support within the department as required
 
Reporting and Relationships:
• The Educational Programming Coordinator will report directly to the Educational Programming Manager and will support the Director, Western Canada and Washington State. They will work side-by-side and support other EPC’s within their team to ensure collaborative efforts drive desired results.
 
Skills and Qualifications:
• Bachelor degree and some professional work experience preferred
• Background or professional experience in fundraising/marketing/sales is an asset
• Passion and commitment to bringing global issues and the spirit of volunteerism to the classroom in a way that's accessible and engaging for students
• Able to quickly develop a rapport with educators as well as inspire their cooperation and confidence
• Strong analytical ability to leverage stakeholder insights and build effective strategies
• Able to multi-task, work efficiently and effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
• Able to engage others with exceptional oral and written communication skills
• An ability to mingle and network at public events with a professional, energetic disposition
• Proficient use of MS Office programs – especially Word and Excel - and experience with database management (training is provided on the internal CRM system)
• A self-starter with a high level of motivation and an ability to thrive with minimal supervision;
• Able to work well as part of a team by being open minded towards the ideas and views of others, giving as well as welcoming feedback, contributing to the department’s team spirit and supporting other to succeed
• Positive and professional attitude
• Dependable, able to follow through on instructions, takes responsibility for actions and keeps commitments
• Willingness to carry out a range of administrative tasks
• Must have a valid Driver’s License
• Must be eligible to work in Canada
 
What makes Free The Children unique…
 
A Top Employer for Young People, Free The Children is filled with passionate, driven, hardworking, entrepreneurial, shameless idealists - this means we work late, set high goals and exceed them, and then push hard the following year to beat and exceed last year’s goals of empowering youth to change the world. 
 
If you are looking for a predictable 9-5 work environment, this won’t be the right fit.
 
If you are excited by collaboration, making friends with incredible people, having the opportunity to take on additional responsibilities, such as working on our We Day events, and your personal values align with Free The Children’s core values – we would love to hear from you!
 
Please apply online at freethechildren.com/about-us/careers.
 
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Free The Children sincerely thanks all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please apply online at freethechildren.com/about-us/careers.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Free The Children sincerely thanks all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Nicole Macdonald, Manager of Operations
www:   freethechildren.com/about-us/careers

Facilitator - May 29

Facilitator
Job Posted: Wednesday, 13 May 2015
Closing Date: Friday, 29 May 2015
 
(in 8 days)
Pacific Community Resources
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $22.18 - $25.25 per hour (CYCC2) plus a competitive benefits package including pension
PCRS requires an energetic, experienced Workshop Facilitator to facilitate employment focused workshops to unemployed individuals in Vancouver Midtown WorkBC Centre. Applicant will be familiar with the Employment Program of BC, experienced with employment related topics and supporting unemployed people towards Labour Market Attachment. The Facilitator will demonstrate the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals and will have excellent cross-cultural communication skills. The position also requires the ability to develop, maintain and update employment related curriculum.

Services include, but are not limited to, facilitating group workshops, monitoring and reporting client progress utilizing the Ministry provided ICM (Integrated Case Management System). Demonstrated familiarity with local community and employment resources is required. The Facilitator may also be responsible to support job seekers in the resource centre area. This position is part of a full range Employment Service Centre and while the primary duties describe outline the core work, adaptability to meeting other service needs as they emerge will be required.

The Facilitator will have a thorough knowledge of theoretical counselling and career development methodologies; be familiar with the Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Practitioners and have in depth knowledge of employment initiatives. Applicants must demonstrate an excellent level of written and verbal communication skills, organization skills and demonstrate accuracy and attention to details.

Successful applicants will have a BA in a related field plus 1 year of Employment/Career Counselling experience with youth and/or multi-barrier clients or a Career Development Practitioner Certificate plus 3 years experience working with youth in a related field.

For more information on this and other job opportunities, please see our website at www.pcrs.ca.

? A Criminal Records Check Is Mandatory
? First Aid Certificate Required
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please reference “Vancouver Midtown Facilitator Position” in all correspondence.
Contact Details:
Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Attention: Aaron Burnell,
Case Management Coordinator
Email to: resumes-ecs@pcrs.ca
www:   www.pcrs.ca

Programmer - June 5

Programmer - Winskill Club
Job Posted: Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Closing Date: Friday, 5 June 2015
 
(in 15 days)
Boys and Girls Clubs
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Tsawwassen Salary: Upon Hired
 
Summary of Responsibilities
Reporting to the Club Coordinator, the Programmer has a range of responsibilities that includes program development and delivery of educational, recreational, and social-based activities for children and youth. The Programmer is also involved in the supervision of part-time staff and volunteers.
 
JOB DUTIES
  • Supports the Club Coordinator in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the assigned site.
  • Plans, organizes and implements recreational, social and/or educational activities and programs designed to meet the needs of the children/youth who visit the club programs.
  • Ensures that the physical, emotional, social, safety, well-being, first aid, and nutritional needs of participants are met within BGC program standards, guidelines, and policies.
  • Plans and implements regular special events such as parent information nights, Halloween, social events, and day camps.
  • Provides behaviour management techniques and other best practices as outlined in the training segments.
  • Assists in the supervision and scheduling of staff.
  • May act on behalf of the Coordinator during vacation leaves, etc.
  • Ensures that accurate program records, reporting forms, etc. are filled out in a timely manner and maintained with confidentiality in mind at all times.
  • Assists in Activity Leader, Junior Leader, and Volunteer orientations.
  • Builds relationships with children, youth, parents, and community members.
  • Monitors safe work practices of all staff and participants.
  • Works with Club Coordinator to carry out safety and emergency procedures.
  • Ensures that the facility is clean and tidy at the end of each program session, and ensures that the facility is locked and the alarm set at the end of the day.
  • Other related duties as required.
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Clean Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector)
  • A degree in recreation, social services, child and youth care or equivalent (a diploma in recreational programming, child and youth care or community service worker with experience in supervision and program planning).
  • Experience working with children and/or youth in a social recreational program setting.
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively with program staff and the ability to form relationships with parents and children who attend the programs.
  • Proven behaviour management experience.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills with the ability to problem solve and find resolutions.
  • Excellent oral, written, facilitation and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proven time and general management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of computer software to generate and exchange information.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
  • A Class IV license (Process must be initiated within 30 days and obtained within 6 months).
  • Valid Standard First Aid (16 hr. course) and CPR certification (Must be obtained within 3 months)
  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) training (Must be obtained within 3 months).
  • Participates in Agency Putting the Child First training.
  • Second language and experience working with culturally diverse people are assets.
BGC thanks all persons who apply for this position. Please note that only those selected for interview will be contacted.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Mail or email cover letter & resume
Contact Details:
Please mail or email a resume and cover letter to:
Manager Club Services
301-11861 88th Avenue
Delta BC V4C 3C6
Email: nlutz@bgcbc.ca

Youth Support Worker - June 15

LGBTQ2S* Youth Housing Support Worker
Job Posted: Wednesday, 6 May 2015
Closing Date: Monday, 15 June 2015
 
(in 25 days)
Pacific Community Resources
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $22.18 - $25.25 per hour (CYCC 2) plus a competitive benefits package including pension.
*This is a permanent part time position that will be full time hours for the first 10 months.*

Job Summary:
Pacific Community Resources Society is seeking a Youth Housing Support Worker (HSW) for its Vancouver Youth Housing Program, based out of the Broadway Youth Resource Center. This is a position with a dual role.

For the first 10 months of employment, the job holder is asked to provide services in two Housing Programs: Annex; and Kwayatsut. Half of the position is based out of the Annex Housing Program which is a shared 7 bedroom house in East Vancouver with a live in caretaker. The remaining 6 bedrooms are for youth who have been at risk of homelessness or have experienced homelessness. The Annex Youth HSW provides support to 6 youth, consults with the caretaker regarding program issues and coordinates house chores and resident meetings. The funding for this position will end on March 2016.

The permanent part of the regular part time position is in partnership with the Vancouver Native Housing Society at the new site, Kwayatsut at 2465 Fraser Street. The building has 96 bachelor and two bedroom suites, 30 are for youth ages 16-24 years old from three of the most vulnerable, at-risk youth populations (youth in care, Aboriginal and LGBTQ2S*). The remaining suites are for low income adults that VNHS oversees.

Primary Duties:
Youth Housing Support Workers provide one-to-one support to a caseload of young people ages 16-24, working on life-skills and individualized goals, liaising with professionals and resources, supporting clients in maintaining housing and successfully transitioning into adulthood. These positions also support youth to connect to resources, coordinating case management with professionals and community supports and helps youth build their natural support network. Additional responsibilities include assisting with program development and community building.
 
Desired Requirements:
A solid background in work with LGBTQ2S* youth, youth at-risk and government care systems is required. Previous supportive housing work preferred. This position also contributes to the overall support to the Broadway Youth Resource Center’s resource room. We require the candidate to be able to connect particularly with Aboriginal, newcomer, LGBTQ2S* and youth of colour, to ensure they feel safe, supported and connected.

The candidate is asked to provide a driver’s abstract to be able to meet to be able assist youth with their rare transportation needs to and from the housing programs.
 
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 1 year solid experience working with LGBTQ2S* youth and/or adults
  • Strong understanding of non-binary gender representations, expressions and identities
  • Bachelor of Art (BA) or a degree in a related field or Community Social Service Work (CSSW) or Child and Youth Care (CYCC) diploma plus two (2) years experience
  • Experience working with multi-barrier homeless youth
  • Sound judgment and effective interpersonal skills
  • Clear and concise communication skills, both verbal and written
Basic Requirements:
  • Criminal Records Check including the vulnerable sector
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Valid Driver’s License required (Driver’s Abstract required to be submitted on upon hire and annual basis)
Working Hours: 35 hrs/week for the first 10 months and the hours will be reduced to 17.5 hours per week, flexibility with work hours needed as there will be some evening and weekend work required. There are also rotating on-call shifts.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please reference “LGBTQ2S* Youth Housing Support Worker” in all correspondence.
Applications without a Cover Letter will not be accepted.
Contact Details:
Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Attention: Paul Chartier
Job Title: Supported Youth Housing Program Supervisor
Email to: resumes@pcrs.ca
www:   www.pcrs.ca

Parent in Residence - May 22

Parent in Residence(PiR) - Vancouver
Job Posted: Monday, 11 May 2015
Closing Date: Friday, 22 May 2015
 
(tomorrow)
The FORCE Society for Kids' Mental Health/The Institute of Families
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)
 Parent in Residence (PiR), part-time position
Vancouver
 
Reporting to
Manager, Programs
 
Job Purpose
The Parent in Residence (PiR) 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.  This person will become part of the F.O.R.C.E. Parent in Residence Team throughout BC.
 
Community to be covered
Vancouver
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Parent in Residence (PiR) performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:
  • Provides on-site and/or community outreach to parents and families to provide peer-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 monthly Institute of Families/FORCE Staff meeting/teleconference
  • Participates in monthly team meetings
  • Participates in team building and training sessions annually as required
  • Works in close collaboration with the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre and other community partners to provide evidence-based information, resources and referrals
 
Qualifications
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Direct experience as a parent or caregiver of a child, youth or young adult with mental health challenges
  • 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 
  • 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
  • Some knowledge of community covered by the position
  • 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
Proficiency in the use of computers for:
  • Word processing
  • Simple accounting
  • Databases
  • Spreadsheets
 
Other Requirements:
  • Lives in Vancouver, with some travel required
  • Weekend & evening work may be required
  • Successful candidates must pass a Criminal Record Check
  • Ability to work remotely
 
Compensation & Hours
Hourly rate: TBD
Hours/month:  Approximately 30hrs/month
Please send resume and cover letter by 4:30 p.m. May 22th, 2015 to Christie Durnin, Director at christie@forcesociety.com
 
To learn more about The F.O.R.C.E., visit our website at www.forcesociety.com & www.familysmart.ca
We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
 
No telephone calls please
 
             
    
The Institute of Families is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and provincial law.
  
 
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send resume and cover letter to Christie Durnin, Director at christie@forcesociety.com
Contact Details:
The FORCE Society for Kids' Mental Health
PO Box #91697
West Vancouver, BC, V7V 3P3

Tel: 604-878-3400
E-mail: christie@forcesociety.com
www:   www.forcesociety.com

Addiction Outreach Worker - May 25

Temporary Addictions Outreach Worker
Job Posted: Friday, 15 May 2015
Closing Date: Monday, 25 May 2015
 
(in 4 days)
Alouette Addictions Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Maple Ridge Salary: HSA; Grid Level 8
                                                                                                           
Job Title                                              Addictions Outreach Worker (Temporary)
Facility:                                               Alouette Addictions Services Society
                                                           #201 22477 Lougheed Hwy
                                                           Maple Ridge, BC V2X 2T8
Classification:                                     .8 FTE (possibly FTE)
Hours/Shifts:                                       Shifts 10:30am – 7pm; (May vary) 7.5hrs/day
                                                          Must be available Days, Evenings & Weekends
Union & Grid Level:                              HSA; Grid Level 8
Reports to:                                           Executive Director
Posting Date:                                       May 15, 2015
Closing Date:                                       May 22, 2015
Start Date:                                           June, 2015
End Date:                                            December, 2015
Job Summary
The Addictions Outreach Worker provides outreach services to youth, families and adults with, and affected by, alcohol and drug addictions visiting the centre or on an outreach basis as required in accordance with Alcohol and Drug Service’s ethical standards and the Fraser Health Authority’s Mission, Vision and Values.
With an emphasis on the prevention and early identification of methamphetamine abuse in youth on the street in the community, assesses clients, determines referral needs, liaises with community sources for further and/or specialized services, counsels clients, formulates and implements treatment plans and provides case consultation and follow-up support on treatment decisions in collaboration with members of the interdisciplinary team. Participates in and leads a variety of team and/or local committees and internal and external case conferences and develops, coordinates and delivers in-services, presentations and training to clients, families, and caregivers. Provides prevention services to contribute to community development and participates in the development and evaluation of programs.
 
 
Typical Duties and Responsibilities
 
  1. Provides counseling to individuals, families and groups, including youth and adults with, or affected by alcohol and drug addictions on complex cases including people in crisis. Provides counseling in compliance with the Alcohol and Drug Services ethical standards on cases involving issues such as violence, sexual abuse or mental illness.
  2. Assesses clients to determine stage of change, risk indicators, client needs and appropriate referrals. Liaises with community resources, refers clients for further and/or alternate specialized services such as detox, intensive treatment including residential and non-residential, hospitals, schools, recovery groups and employment training. Advocates on behalf of the client/family to ensure respect and dignity are maintained.
  3. Works with the client in formulating and evaluating client-centered goals. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to (implement treatment plans in accordance with client’s goals. Provides ongoing case consultation and follow-up support to the client and treatment providers. Provides input and advice, ensuring treatment decisions meet client/family needs.
  4. Maintains client records including client assessments, and progress notes Ensures that access to and disclosure of information and records are in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.
  5. Participates in a variety of team and/or local committees, including internal and external case conferences. Engages in practice evaluation, identifies opportunities for change, assesses available resources, initiates solutions and analyzes outcomes. Identifies areas for improved efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery to enhance client care services and represents the Clinic to ensure positive and productive community relationships.
  6. Maintains ongoing workload statistics using approved formats under the request and direction of the Clinic Coordinator. Collects data, analyzes trends, accounts for variances, prepares reports as required and recommends an action plan to the Clinic Coordinator as required.
  7. Provides prevention services through identifying ongoing prevention needs within the community. Participates in advisory committees and/or prevention task forces within the community. Contributes to community development and prevention activities with other agencies, ministries or individuals. Organizes and evaluates prevention activities in the community, provides public education and in service training to interdisciplinary teams. Documents activities, and outcomes to maintain accountability and adherence to action plans. Contributes to the development of the Mental Health and Addictions professions related to the areas of youth and adult addictions. Reviews literature and research, consults with clinical and community experts within the field, evaluates clinical practice and participates in professional development. Assists in the orientation and training of new staff and provides internal, local and regional training on specialized addictions issues as requested.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
 
Qualifications:
           
Education, Training and Experience:
 
 Bachelor’s Degree in an applicable social or health sciences program such as Counselling Psychology or Social Work plus one year’s recent related addictions counselling experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Eligible for registration with relevant professional association.
 
           
Skills & Abilities:
 
  • Ability to work with youth coupled with demonstrated knowledge of addictions and related issues.
  • Counselling skills including crisis counselling to families, youth and adults.
  • Ability to assess, plan, organize, implement, evaluate and problem-solve.
  • Ability to work effectively with others, including working effectively in a multicultural environment, independently, as part of an interdisciplinary team and understanding the frameworks of other disciplines.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with clients, families, staff and community agency personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload in a complex environment.
  • Familiarity with relevant Acts such as Child & Family Community Services Acts, Child & Youth Advocacy Act, Young Offenders (British Columbia) Act, Mental Health Act, Freedom of Information Act, pertinent regulations, policies and procedures, and other statutory duties.
  • Ability to educate and provide consultation to clients, families and healthcare professionals.
  • Ability to develop, and implement in-services, presentations, and psycho-educational) support groups.
  • Ability to make effective referrals, reflecting in-depth knowledge of community resources and strong collaborative skills in working with community health.
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers, including related word processing and database management software applications.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Valid Driver’s License, First Aid/CPR Certificate & Criminal Record Check required.
 
Please submit resume before closing date.
 
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
email: karen@alouetteaddictions.org
fax: 604-467-5179
No phone calls please. Thank you to everyone who applies, but only those short-listed will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Karen Silva
Alouette Addictions Services Society
#201 22477 Lougheed Hwy
Maple Ridge, BC, V2X2T8

Tel: 604-467-5179
Fax: 604-467-8592
E-mail: karen@alouetteaddictions.org
www:   www.alouetteaddictions.org



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