We accept resumes on an ongoing basis, primarily for auxilliary on-call residential support workers positions. If you wish to apply, submit your resume along with a cover letter of what you are looking for, please send Word doc (not docx), RTF, or Adobe PDF documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Third Party Administration Worker (Lower Mainland)
Work schedule will be relief / on-call for Monday-Friday, in Vancouver, New Westminster, Surrey, and/or Maple Ridge offices.
Education: 4 years university or combination of post secondary education in a related field
Experience and skills:
excellent interpersonal behaviour and communication skills
crisis management, de-escalation skills are essential as clients may potentially be aggressive
report writing and scheduling experience
2 years' relevant work experience
direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector
working knowledge of community based programs
knowledge of Ministry of Social Development
osted June 10, 2013
Relief Worker - Women's Halfway House (New Westminster)
Oversees the intake and care of clients in the residence. Participates as part of the team responsible for the efficient functioning of residence operations and supporting residents in achieving their goals. Assists clients to identify, understand, and overcome personal problems and achieve personal objectives related to reintegration, parole codtions, parenting and regaining independence.
Available positions are relief/on-call including overnights, evenings and weekends. Relief staff must be available for shift work including evenings, overnights, and weekends.
Reports to: Program Supervisor
Education & Training:
A degree in a related field or the equivalent combination education and experience. Excellent for mid-career minded women who want to make a difference. Enhanced security clearance required.
Previous experience in a similar environment ,previous direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated working knowledge of a specific community based program and related provincial and community support is viewed as an asset.
Knowledge of women's mental health issues & federal and provincial legislation, alcohol and drug issues, corrections, psychology, and issues related to poverty and reintegration is preferred.
Skills & Abilities:
i) good written and verbal communication skills
ii) demonstrated ability to teach skills and work effectively with others
iii) knowledge of theory, principles and practices in the field
iv) good time and general management skills
v) effective interpersonal communication skills
Overnight and weekend shift work is applicable to this position.
Additional Information: This position is required to work in a stressful environment often dealing with clients in crisis situations. The ability to function independently and frequently under pressure while managing multiple concurrent programs; including managing emergency situations is an ongoing expectation of this position. Direct program activities may require a moderate level of physical fitness to effectively carry out the duties of the position. This position requires union membership.
Posted May 31, 2013
Cook - Summer Camp (Aldergrove)
Seeking a cook to work in our Summer Camp in July in Aldergrove. Fulltime (35-40 hours).
The job duties will include preparing food for the camp in accordance with an established menu plan, with attention to individual dietary needs. The Cook will be responsible for ordering, the camp's kitchen, and appropriate storage of food.
Qualifications: FOODSAFE or equivalent certification. Experience in a kitchen and with a camp setting. Awareness of appropriate food guidelines.
A moderate level of physical fitness to effectively carry out the duties of the position may be required.
Posted May 31, 2013
Relief at Women's Transitional Housing (Abbotsford)
Firth Residence in Abbotsford provides semi-independent housing program and support services for women who are single or have children. Clients receive case management and help developing long-term housing plans and accessing community resources.
Education and/or training required:
Degree in a related field or the equivalent combination education and experience.
Previous experience in a similar environment.
Knowledge of women's mental health issues, alcohol and drug issues, psychology, and issues related to poverty and incarceration strongly preferred.
First Aid including CPR is required
Food Safe certification needed within two months of beginning work.
Good written and verbal communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to teach skills, communicate and to work effectively with others
Good time management skills
Working in a stressful environment often dealing with clients in crisis situations. The ability to function independently and frequently under pressure including managing emergency situations is an ongoing expectation of this position.
The direct program activities may require a moderate level of physical fitness to effectively carry out the duties of the position.
Position available is relief/on-call, with requirement to be available for evenings, overnight, and weekend shift work.
Posted May 30, 2013
Addictions - Women's Program Relief (Surrey)
The relief staff are responsible for overseeing clients at intake and during their time in the residence, and helping them in reach their goals. Responsible also for helping the residents to be aware of and move through personal issues, and for helping residents regain their independence.
A degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience totalling 6 years.
Knowledge of substance abuse and addictions
Criminal record check.
First Aid and Food Safe certification.
Experience in social services and in a similar residential or direct program setting
Additional assets are understanding and knowledge of:
women's mental health issues
legislation which pertains to alcohol and drug issues
issues related to poverty
community support and resources
Good communication, both written and verbal
Integration as part of a staff team
Interpersonal communication and ability to teach skills
Understanding of the social services field
Clients of these programs are often dealing with crisis situations, and emergency situations arise. Applicant should be prepared to work in a stressful environment and be able to work independently and effectively under pressure.
Moderate physical fitness is needed to perform the position duties.
Relief staff must be available for shift work including evenings, overnights, and weekends.
This position requires union membership.
Posted May 6, 2013
Please send resume with cover letter outlining which position interested in as Word doc (not docx), RTF, or Adobe PDF to email@example.com
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