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

Tenant Support Worker

Community Builders Foundation is seeking dedicated tenant support workers for our Whole Life Housing Centres in Vancouver.

Applicants must have strong people skills and a good work ethic. They must be reliable and have an ability to self-manage. Experience is helpful, but job training is provided. BCDL required.

Primary Tasks:

-Provide ongoing professional support to tenants with concurrent disorders to help sustain their temporary housing including emotional support, resource referrals, advocacy
-Assisting tenants with pest control preparation
-Supporting residents in de -cluttering and bringing their rooms to a safe standard
-Maintain open and direct communication with tenants, co-workers and community/partner agencies

Respond to crises and emergencies following the organization's procedures
Following charity protocol for documenting incidents
Occasional light cooking for our meal programs and housekeeping
Monitor residents overall well being

Skills and Abilities:

-Computer literate, basic understanding of email and ability to learn our tenant support database and security camera system
-Taking initiative and problem solving independently with your co workers
-Practiced conflict resolution skills
-Ability to be calm and remain non-judgmental while under pressure and in trying situations
-Ability to multi-task
-Able to establish and maintain clear boundaries with residents
-Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

-Available for evening shifts and or graveyard
-Ability to lift and stay on your feet for most of the shift

Please read more about Community Builders at 

All employees begin on a casual basis. Compensation ranges from $12-$16/hr. Benefits available for permanent employees.

Resumes with a brief cover email are currently being accepted. Due to volume, not all applications can be acknowledged.?


Dispute Resolution Counsellor - open until filled

 The Better Business Bureau has an exciting opportunity for a Dispute Resolution Counselor to help consumers and businesses through complaint case management, and by offering information and education.

By acting as a neutral, third party, the Dispute Resolution Counsellor:

  • Acts as a primary contact for the complainant and business;
  • Reviews the complaint against policies to confirm that the BBB can assist, and offers other alternatives if available to the consumer;
  • Helps the business and consumers to understand the complaint process, and the BBB role in the process;
  • Coaches both businesses and consumers to ensure effective responses when in conflict and guides them toward resolution;
  • Offers other resources or referrals in addition to or instead of dispute resolution offered through the BBB (e.g. other agencies, mediation and arbitration);
  • Updates information provided about a business on the BBB Business Reviews;
  • Identifies patterns and summarizes findings/statistics to address with business and ultimately to report on the business;
  • Researches contact information for business reviews through web search, phone calls, corporate searches, domain registration, etc. and updates information in BBB Business Reviews;
  • Answers incoming calls on the Public Line;
  • Assists in internal/external training in such areas as dispute resolution; complaint handling; customer service; best business practices; how to protect yourself as a consumer; etc. as needed;
  • Publishes the complaint detail upon closure of the complaint after redaction of personally identifiable information or other irrelevant information.

Here’s what you need to bring: 

Required Education
College diploma or University degree in the areas of conflict resolution, counseling, psychology/social work, coaching or related discipline and ongoing professional development with respect to conflict resolution, and handling aggression (over the phone and in person)

Post-secondary training in counselling, conflict resolution, mediation and/or negotiation

Skills and Experience

  • 2 years’ experience in dispute resolution
  • Customer service training and experience
  • Experience handling issues in stressful situations
  • Conflict resolution, coaching, counseling and/or mediation/negotiation skills
  • Ability to emphasize and resolve disputes in a non-judgmental, non-biased manner
  • Ability to remain patient, calm and professional in challenging situations, including managing hostile individuals on occasion
  • Quick and accurate typing skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Intermediate computer and office computer application skills
  • Positive attitude
  • High tolerance for stress
  • Sense of humour
  • Knowledge of various industries in the marketplace is an asset

How to apply
Please email your detailed resume and cover letter explaining your interest, and salary expectations to the attention: Samantha, Sr. Dispute Resolution Counsellor via email. Please no telephone calls.

We value the time and effort of all our applicants, however only the most qualified candidates will be contacted directly for an interview for this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Local candidates only:

Vancouver, BC

Required experience:

experience resolving disputes: 2 years

Required education:


> To apply click here: 


Child and Youth Care Worker - 29th February

 Are you looking for a fun and educational job where you can make a difference in a child's life? 

Providing Resources and Independence to Youth Development (PRIYD)

The PRIYD program is a community access program focusing on functional life skills and community integration for special needs children and youth living in Burnaby, New Westminster and Vancouver. A support for children and youth with mental, physical and behavioural challenges, the goals of the program are to increase each person’s independence and to support the family. Service is provided both one-to-one and in small groups.

Position Profile:

As a community-based Integration Support Worker you will provide service to families in any or all the communities mentioned above. You will provide one to one and/ or group support to children and youth with mental, physical and behavioural challenges, formulating goals, action plans and strategies together with your clients and their caregivers.

Through community based recreational activities, you will support your clients, using coaching, modeling and supportive

counselling, to develop life skills, age and ability-appropriate independence and integration in the community. A resource, advocate, role-model and community liaison, you will connect with social workers, behaviour consultants, educational staff and families as part of an integrated team.  Your commitment to meaningful documentation and progress reports will ensure continuity of care for your vulnerable clients. This is an hourly position typically working after school hours and/ or weekends.  

Required Competencies:

Client-Centered Change: Meets clients where they are. Facilitates, supports, empowers, and otherwise increases client motivation for positive change. Collaborates with clients to identify and design success and celebrate small wins.  Engages clients actively in the change process, encouraging them to take responsibility for their outcomes.

Integrity and Ethical Behaviour:  Models corporate social responsibility and ethical practices; Adheres to the principles and practices of the organization and their profession. Demonstrates personal accountability and congruent behaviour.

Interpersonal Communication:  Articulate both verbally and in writing across a range of technologies in a manner that builds trust, respect and credibility and that ensures the message is received and understood by each audience. Adapts, and can edit for, content, style, tone and medium of communication to suit the target audiences language, cultural background and level of understanding.

Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Brings curiosity, reasoning and analysis to situations. Gathers information, weighs alternatives and applies good judgment to make well-informed, timely decisions.

Teamwork & Cooperation:  Works collaboratively with others to achieve common goals and positive results. Develops and maintains strong and supportive relationships with team members and community partners.

Personal Effectiveness: Maintains effectiveness in the face of stress, change and challenging situations. Is aware of own assumptions, values, principles, strengths and limitations. Appropriately manage one’s own emotions and strong feelings; maintain a calm and tactful composure under a broad range of challenging circumstances; and think clearly and stay focused under pressure.

Adaptability / Flexibility: Willingly adjusts one’s approach and behaviours to work effectively in light of new information, changing situations and/or different environments.

Required Qualifications:

Education / Experience

Two years of post secondary education or training in child/youth care or a related field
Demonstrated experience working with children and youth with behavioural challenges and/or mental and/or physical disabilities

Job Specific Requirements 

Standard First Aid certificate, or training provided
Demonstrated ability to work with hard to reach children, youth and their families
Ability to identify health and safety issues for children and youth
Knowledge of child development
Criminal record check is a condition of employment.
Driver’s License and Vehicle may be required

How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on
Please submit your application via email to

Contact Details: 
Roberto Cañas
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
PRIYD program
201-1638 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC, V5N1W1  

Job Coach - 16th March

 Mission Statement

- To raise awareness of Cerebral Palsy in the community. 
- To assist those living with Cerebral Palsy to reach their maximum potential. 
- To work to see those living with Cerebral Palsy realize their place as equals within a diverse society.

Position Description & Link to the Organization's Mission
The Pre-employment training program provides free job readiness skill development for individuals living with physical disabilities. Throughout March and May, a small group of participants will participate in class based workshops as well as 30 hours of volunteer work at the CPABC or another business/association. We hope to recruit a job coach to help plan the workshops as well as provide one on one career counselling advice either in person or remotely in the evenings. This position would involve a commitment of 1-2 hours weekly for 3 months and a stipend will be negotiated based on applicants' education, skills, and experience.

Skills & Experience
- Some afternoon and evening availability 
-Experience teaching/coaching individuals with disabilities 
-leadership/facilitation experience 
-educational background in coaching/teaching/life skills/job search skills is an asset

Benefits & Recognition
Staff and volunteers are recognized through various small events, at the CPABC's AGM, and through our monthly newsletter. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience while interacting with people with disabilities.

Deliverables / Duties
- Meet at least once with each of the participants (up to 8 individuals) throughout the course of 12 weeks to provide tailored job search and career advice (one hour meeting) 
- Provide advice regarding workshop topics 
- Communicate clearly and efficiently with the CPABC and program participants

Other Requirements
The ideal candidate would be available weekday evenings and able to arrange their own transportation downtown (parking/bus tickets are subject to reimbursement).

Number of Volunteers Required: 1-2

Approximate Position End Date
March 2015

Time commitment
1-2 hours per wee during weekday evenings, potentially one afternoon every few weeks.

How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on
No phonecalls please. 

Please apply by email with a resume and cover letter.

Contact Details: 
Amanda McCulley 
Life Without Limits Program Coordinator 
Cerebral Palsy Association of BC
330-409 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC, V6C 1T2  


Mental Health/Community Support Workers - 5th February

 Are you looking for an exciting career in Social Services?

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


We are looking for behaviour interventionists, mental health workers and community support workers who have behavior management skills and able to handle challenging situations.

Exciting opportunities exist for the right individuals to join a progressive non-profit organization as a Community Support Worker in our Hybrid Supported Home Share Program. The position entails working in a one to one setting with individuals with Developmental, Concurrent Disorders, FASD, Prader-Willi Syndrome and Mental Health, in the lower mainland. The successful candidate would spend most of their time assisting the clients in their home and community to work towards their goals, teaching life skills, community integration and social skills to assist with their daily living.

We currently have the following vacancies (Please indicate which position you are interested in).

1) Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm
2) Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm
3) Monday to Friday 11pm to 7am (Awake Overnight)
4) Saturday and Sunday 11pm to 7am (Awake Overnight)


Experience and understanding of Mental Health and Challenging Behaviours

Knowledge of Pradder-Willy
Demonstrated ability to work with adults with behavioural, social, emotional and mental health/psychiatric issues
Ability to create a meaningful routine
Crisis Management
Knowledgeable of creating independence vs. creating dependence
Following health care/behavioural plans
Some personal care
Completing daily documentation on a Microsoft platform database on their own computer
Implementing personal protocols, schedules, and activities
Accompanying/transporting individuals to appointments and activities in the community
Must have experience working with high anxiety
Community Integration
Able to set firm boundaries
Ability to encourage, motivate and involve client in community activities.
Access to computer and internet
Proven ability to develop rapport with adults in a variety of contexts.
Ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing) with educational personnel, social workers and resource workers, service providers and partners
Able to self-start, make judgment calls, and create new models/programs as needed
Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team environment
Proven ability to work with minimal supervision

Other Qualifications Include:

- University degree or college diploma in a social science program and/or subsequent experience
-Class 5 BC drivers’ license and reliable vehicle preferred
-Clean Driver’s Abstract
-Criminal record check clearance
-Negative TB test clearance
-First aid and CPR
-Mandt Certificate

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

Compensation: $18.06 hourly for day shift, $16.89 for Awake Overnights, plus benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements.

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

How to Apply: 
Please mention you saw this posting on
Please apply online.

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


Life Skills Facilitator - Open until filled

 Job Summary 

Reporting to the Thrive Program Coordinator, the Facilitator supports clients to acquire skills and competencies the following areas: Leisure Education & Personal Development; Healthy Living; Physical Health; Education & Employment Readiness; Connections & Communication; and Meaningful CommunityEngagement. Facilitators utilize “tell-show-do” methodology and positive reinforcement in teaching anddeveloping clients. Facilitators are responsible for planning and developing curriculums; classroom instruction; and evaluating client progress. Facilitators are responsible for implementing established activities to meet clients’ activation, life skills, work site, recreational, and social needs, and assists clients with activities of daily living as required.

Education, Training, and Experience

- Two-year college diploma in the applicable field of instruction

- Two years recent experience in group instruction of pre-employment, computer instruction and

employability skills course.

- Mental Health First Aid Certification

- Non Violent Crisis Intervention Certification

- Two years recent, related experience including supervising outings with clients into the

community, facilitating recreation and/or computer classes.

- Knowledge of Therapeutic Recreation, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental health practices.

- Valid B.C. driver’s license and, where applicable, use of a personal vehicle during working hours

- Where required Standard First Aid, CPR, and WorldHost Certification.

- Class 4 Drivers license preferred


- Ability to motivate clients and/or program participants to learn skills.

- Ability to meet deadlines, manage a varied client load, and work under pressure.

- Ability to work in a flexible environment and to work independently.

- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

- Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with people from a wide variety of


- Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, including ability to work with diverse group of


- Knowledge of disability issues, resources, and strong community connections

- Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, implement, and evaluate recreation/leisure lifestyle

programs, calendars, and monthly statistics

- Demonstrated ability to adapt learning material for client population (mental health)

- Excellent and dynamic facilitation skills either 1:1 or in a group setting

- Knowledge of computer software applications, including word processing, spreadsheet and

database applications.

- Knowledge of adult educational methodologies and instructional techniques

Hours of Work:
Date Posted:
Competition Closing Date: Starting Date:

36 hours
October 16th, 2015 Open until filled ASAP

Email applications must include “2015-146 Life Skills & Recreation Facilitator” in the subject line and submit Resume to:

Thank you for your interest in joining the Open Door Group team. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 


Child and Family Counsellor - until filled

Temporary Counselling Hours to March 2016: Child and Family Counsellor 

- 1 position –  19 - 22 hours per week

- To provide long and short term counselling to children and their families

- To work 2 evenings until 7:00pm

- Temporary position from October 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016 

Key Responsibility Area – Counselling With Children, Parents and Families

- To function as part of a clinical team

- To work with children using play/art therapy

- To provide information and education regarding child development, including sexual and emotional development

Key Responsibility Area – Referral, Information and Consultation

- To provide occasional crisis intervention to clients

- To liaise with other agencies/professionals regarding clients for purposes of consultation or referral

Key Responsibility Area – Community Liaison/Advocacy

- To advocate for and to co-ordinate client  services with other agencies and professionals

- To collaborate with MCF Social Workers on client goals/programs, such as ICM’s as required

Key Responsibility Area – Administration

- Develop an appropriate treatment plan in conjunction with the client and conduct regular reviews of the treatment process

- Maintain client files, recording client visits and key information

- Prepare client progress reports

- Complete all required data collection, including clinical stats

- Submit time sheets and other information as required

- Prepare education handout for parents, clients and community

Key Responsibility Area – Professional Development

- Keep abreast of development in the fields of sexual abuse and trauma counselling

- Attend specified workshops and conferences

- Network with colleagues  and other professionals in the field


- M.S.W. or M.A. /M.Ed./Psychology

- Minimum of two years clinical experience, including work with children and families

- Training and experience in play therapy techniques, sexual abuse counselling and individual and family counselling

- In depth knowledge of child development and sexual abuse dynamics

- Knowledge of child protection and legal systems

- Crisis intervention skills

- Competence and comfort in working with diversity

- Ability to work both independently and as a member of a professional team

- Drivers License


- This position is covered under a collective agreement. 

- Cameray Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.

- Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record check.  Notarized copy of degree(s) certification required.

- Must have access to a reliable car.

- We thank all applicants for their interest.  

To apply: 

STEPS Youth Program Practicum Student - until filled


With the support of the STEPS Youth Program Coordinator, the practicum student will support North Shore youth (grades 8-12) with mental health challenges and/or substance use through group therapeutic recreational, social, and artistic activities for 4 hours weekly from September 15th 2-15 to June 23rd, 2016. Outside of weekly group programming, youth connect with the STEPS Program Coordinator individually. Opportunities for shadowing individual sessions with the STEPS Youth Program Coordinator may be available pending probation period. 

STEPS weekly (holidays withstanding) meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6 pm. Additional hours are available for the practicum student for supporting program development, compiling and sharing mental health resources for STEPS youth, and contributing to social media. 

The practicum student will be supervised by the STEPS Youth Program Coordinator. Mentorship from the STEPS Youth Program Coordinator will be available weekly. Participating in case conferences with the Program Coordinator and the Clinical Supervisor will be available once per month. 


- Build trust and rapport with youth while respecting their privacy and autonomy

- With the oversight of the STEPS Youth Program Coordinator, run therapeutic recreational programs targeting youth  experiencing depression and/or anxiety 

- Facilitate a non-judgement, positive environment for youth with mental health challenges 

- Build partnerships with appropriate community supports including staff at MCFD, staff in North Shore secondary schools, mental health services, community organizations etc.  to facilitate supports for youth

- Attend staff meetings and training as required

- Opportunities for program development, research, compiling and sharing mental health resources for STEPS youth, and contributing to social media. 


- Criminal Record Check is a condition of employment

- Two years’ experience working with youth or equivalent combination of experience and education 

- Student enrolled in a post-secondary program focusing on a helping profession



Second language is an asset

Experience working with youth with mental health and/or addictions issues 

Ability to engage, to understand professional boundaries and awareness of community resources

Excellent oral communication skills

Teamwork and leadership skills 

Please send a resume and cover letter to Program Operations Manager, Jody Salerno . 

Children & Youth Coordinator - open until filled

The Children & Youth Coordinator coordinates activities associated with discipleship and outreach ministries to children and youth from the church and the local community.

– Contributes to the spiritual development of the youth in the church by mentoring, discipling, encouraging, and modelling appropriate Christian attitudes and behaviours
– Coordinates, implements, maintains, and assists in the evaluation of programs/ministries relevant to the youth of the church and the community at large; may plan and conduct creative worship services, evangelistic outreach, care programs (including ongoing visitation), and Bible studies as applicable
– Prays with and/or leads youth and family members to faith in Jesus Christ as opportunity permits
– May develop and implement appropriate leadership development programs for youth and those involved in youth leadership; recruits, orients, and trains volunteer leaders
– Works as a key team member with the church’s administrative and pastoral caregivers in corporate problem-solving for the benefit of the church and individuals
– Knows and acts in accordance with security procedures of the church to ensure the safety and confidentiality of participants and information
– Interacts with community partners and resources to provide services to youth; may include participation on community committees
– Maintains written records/logs of activities (including activity reports and statistical information)
– Engages in staff goal-setting exercises and keeps an ongoing record of progress
– Disseminates information as it pertains to youth ministry through a variety of means including social media and website updates
– May assist in the coordination of youth fundraising events throughout the year
– Participates in the development and management of a departmental budget
– Oversight of Sunday School program and volunteers
– Performs other duties as assigned

– Completion of High School (an alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable)
– Post-secondary education with an emphasis in Biblical studies or Youth Ministry an asset
– Minimum of one (1) year but less than three (3) years of prior related experience working with youth
– Ability to give oversight to volunteers
– Entrepreneurial aptitude and independent worker
– Flexibility and willingness to work irregular hours (e.g., late nights, weekends)
– Criminal Record Check and internal Salvation Army Abuse Registry clearance
– Valid Driver’s License and access to vehicle

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Permanent Full-Time, 25 – 30 hours/week

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army. 

Part-Time Residential Care Positions - Open until filled

Residential Care Positions Available


Position Type: 4 Part-Time Opportunities 
Location: Greater Vancouver Lower Mainland, British Columbia 
Compensation: $18.06 per hour -- as per Community Living Collective Agreement

Coquitlam: 14 hours/week

• Saturday 9am to 3pm
• Sunday 9am to 5pm 

Coquitlam: 11 hours/week

• Saturday 3pm to 10pm  
• Sunday 5pm to 10pm 

Vancouver: 29 hours/week

• Thursday 3pm to 9pm
• Friday 4 pm to 9pm
• Saturday 5pm to 9pm
• Sunday 3pm to 10pm
• Monday 2pm to 9pm

Coquitlam: 10 hours/week

• Saturday 5pm to 9pm 
• Sunday 5pm to 11pm

*extra shifts Sunday 10am to 2pm and 4pm to 9pm

Do you believe in equality and an inclusive community where all members have an opportunity to share their gifts? 

Do you want to learn and grow while making a positive contribution to someone's life?

Do you want to work in an environment that provides growth and opportunities to explore new paths? 

posAbilities may be looking for you!

Key Responsibilities and Duties Include: 
• Advocate for people's desires and choices
• Promote independence and provide opportunities for people to learn and practice new skills, assisting individuals in developing and promoting their gifts, talents, qualities and abilities
• Know and practice each individual's method of communication and encourage individuals to develop and expand their methods of communication
• Participate in the development, implementation and ongoing documentation of Personal Service Plans (PSPs)
• Support individuals with their personal care needs and assist in maintaining a standard which will ensure that they are seen positively by their friends, family and community
• Support persons served to develop and maintain fulfilling relationships with family, friends and neighbours
• Administer medication, arrange for travel, and maintain appropriate documentation and records 
• Maintain positive working relationships with all professionals involved in the care of the individuals
Experience, Education and Attributes Required:
• A strong commitment to the philosophy of people with challenges living and working in the community
• A degree or certification in human services or a related discipline or an acceptable combination of education and experience
• Experience in working with people who live with physical, mental or social barriers 
• A commitment to ensuring that the Human Rights of our persons served are protected
• Demonstrated ability to work within a team setting, with an emphasis on leadership, self-initiative, patience, maturity and tact
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational skills
• Knowledge of the local community's resources and services provided 
• Current Community Care 1st Aid and CPR level B or C
• Mandt System training, Current TB test
• Medical Note from physician certifying ability to safely perform duties required
• Criminal Record Check for Children and Vulnerable Adults -- clearance required
Additional Assets that we find valuable:
• Class four driver's license 
• American Sign Language (ASL) of any level 

Who are We? 

posAbilities assists persons with developmental disabilities to lead meaningful and healthy lives by partnering with the community to provide a comprehensive range of person-centered services for individuals and the families who care for them. 

Residential Care and Community Inclusion workers provide daily support to people with developmental disabilities in their homes and in community inclusion programs. We have openings in our programs and residences in Vancouver, Burnaby, New West, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Richmond and Maple Ridge areas for both casual and part-time staff. 

Interested parties please contact us with cover letter and resume and hours preferred. Please note, while we would like to connect with everyone interested in this position, only applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted.

On-Call Life Skills Coach - open until filled

Stenberg College's mission is to offer exceptional career-oriented programs. We achieve excellence in education through our sustained commitment to program quality, outstanding student services and the professional development of our faculty, staff and alumni.
We are currently seeking an On-Call Life Skills Coach to work with students who may need support in the following areas:
  • Setting and achieving personal goals
  • Strategies for changing hindering/addictive behaviors
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Creating, Managing and Maintaining Relationships
  • Cultural Acclimation to studying and working in Canada
  • Decision Making
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Giving & Receiving Feedback
  • Surviving loss
  • Time Management
  • Dimensions of Power - Passive, Assertive, Aggressive
  • Responsibility & Accountability
  • Managing Anger


·       Certified Coach through ICF or formal Social Work/Counselling education
·       Minimum of two years prior experience in life skills coaching, counselling or social work
·       Experience in supporting students who are studying in an adult education environment
·       Knowledge of online education would be an asset
·       Proficient time management and problem-solving skills
·       Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Please submit to, using “Life Coach” as your subject line. To find out more about us, visit  Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Community Living Counsellor - open until filled

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

contract job part-time
non-profit organization telecommuting okay

We Are. . .
The COMMUNITY LIVING SOCIETY (CLS), an innovative, non-profit organization dedicated to serving individuals with developmental disabilities. We have been supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities since 1978 to live full, productive and meaningful lives. This service philosophy gives Community Living Society the opportunity to be a leader in providing person-centred, quality residential and vocational services, which allow people to reach their greatest potential. We currently have over 450 employees, serve over 260 individuals throughout the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley and our CLS family is growing exponentially! 

The Role is. . .
As a Community Living Counsellor, you will enable achievement of greater success by supporting individuals in:
• Taking part in community activities
• Obtaining volunteer or paid employment
• Learning tasks of daily living
• Providing skills and opportunities to participate in the community
• And meet other unique support needs, including personal care (lifts and transfers, assistance with bowel and bladder, bathing, wound care, etc). 

You are. . .
• Energetic, role-modelling a positive lifestyle and bringing a "Can -- Do" attitude to work everyday
• Some relevant work experience or post-secondary education in Social Service, Support Worker programs or life skills instruction 
• Skills and abilities including: instructing, guiding and coaching on daily living; crisis prevention and intervention; knowledge in mental health issues; medication administration; health care skills; and personal care
• Responsible, flexible, respectful and sensitive
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication is a must
• Having a sense of humor is a major asset
• Current Class 5 Driver's License and access to your own vehicle for work is preferred 

Applications are being accepted for the following opportunities:

Permanent full-time:
1. Coquitlam -- Mon 9 am to 6 pm, Thu 3 pm to 11 pm and every second overnight, Fri 9 am to 6 pm and Sat 9 am to 6 pm. ASL language skills is an asset.
2. North Vancouver -- Mon to Fri 8:30 am to 3 pm. A current restricted Class 4 Driver's License is preferred.
3. Burnaby -- flexible availability during weekdays, including some overnight shifts

Permanent part-time:
1. New Westminster -- every other Wed 2:30 pm to 8:30 pm and every other Sat 10:30 am to 7 pm 
2. New Westminster -- Sat 2:30 pm to 10 pm
3. North Vancouver -- every other Sat 10:30 pm to 8 pm and every other Sun 10:30 am to 8 pm. A restricted Class 4 Driver's License is required within 3 months of employment is required
4. North Vancouver -- Wed 9 am to 3 pm and Sun 8 am to 12 pm, 5 pm to 9 pm (split shift)
5. North Vancouver -- Sun 12 pm to 7 pm 
6. Surrey -- Thu 9 am to 3 pm. An unrestricted Class 4 Driver's License is required within 3 months of employment 
7. Surrey -- Sun 9 am to 8 pm. Additional availability for relief is preferred. 
8. Burnaby -- Sat 3 pm to 9 pm.

Temporary full-time:
1. North Vancouver -- flexible availability from July until Sept.
2. Burnaby -- flexible availability including overnights and weekends

General applications for relief are accepted on an ongoing basis. Hours available for morning, day, evening, and overnight (awake/asleep) shifts in locations from North Vancouver to Mission. 

We offer competitive total compensation packages, opportunities to learn new skills and to make a difference in an encouraging, collaborative environment. 

*Please note* Criminal Record Check, Driver's Abstract, Tuberculosis Test, Medical Form and First Aid Certificate will be required upon employment. 

Please submit:
An updated resume, cover letter and CLS Application Form outlining why you are the ideal candidate and indicate the opportunity you are applying for. Applications to be submitted to the attention of Jennifer Lo by email: or by fax: 604-800-0251 for consideration. 

We encourage those individuals with disabilities to apply. COMMUNITY LIVING SOCIETY (CLS) is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principles of the Human Rights Code and accepts applications for employment from all people. 

Thank you for your interest in joining CLS. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, only those applicants whose skills and experience match our requirements will be contacted. We encourage you to visit our Careers website future positions that are of interest to you.  

Employment Program Coordinator - open until filled

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

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