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Job Number:  30240
PRIYD Assistant
Job Posted: Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Closing Date: Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $3246.00 per month


                                                                                                       PRIYD ASSISTANT

Providing Resources and Independence for Youth Development (PRIYD)

1 year term position

Internal/External Job Competition # 118-16




Position Profile/Key Responsibilities


Under the direction of the Program Manager, the PRIYD Assistant will:

  • Support the sourcing, recruiting, selecting, hiring and on-boarding initiatives for the PRYID program
  • Work with the Program Manager and Regional Services Coordinators to understand program staffing needs and create and execute recruitment strategies that will attract the best and the brightest candidates
  • Source and engage internal and external applicants for paid and volunteer positions
  • Support the recruitment process for paid and volunteer position
  • Coordinate the on-boarding and training process for new employees
  • Provide administrative and clerical support for new projects developed under PRIYD program
  • Perform other related tasks as directed by the PRIYD Program Manager


Required Competencies

·         Collaborative Communication

·         Personal Effectiveness

·         Personal Leadership

·         Commitment to Excellence

·         Networking / Relationship Building

·         Critical Thinking and Analysis

·         Consultation

·         Change Management




Job Specific Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of recruitment and selection process
  • Knowledge of effective employee on-boarding programs
  • Ability to continually seek new sourcing options, and develop creative approaches to sourcing and delivering candidates
  • Ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships
  • Ability to develop and execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively, to prioritize efficiently and to multi-task as workload fluctuates
  • Ability to work with people in a professional, empathetic manner, both in person and over the phone


Education / Experience

  • Bachelor, diploma, or certificate in social services, office administration or a related field or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Minimum three years experience in related position which stresses organization, accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent writing and oral English skills
  • Familiarity with social service organization
  • Computer skills a must: Windows based, MS word, Excel, Publisher
  • Experience with social networking sites (Linkedin, job boards, etc) as tools for recruiting activities


As the ideal candidate, you are:

  • Bright, detailed, compassionate and friendly. You are a natural administrator and people person. You have high standards for yourself and take pride in all you do, driven by detail and the desire for efficiency, accuracy, tidiness and excellence whilst maintaining at all times an approachable to supportive demeanor. You are able to get stuck in with what may at times be repetitive tasks, seeing the bigger picture behind the work you do. You enjoy building professional relationships as you represent both PRIYD and Family Services in all your relations with colleagues, providing a professional, approachable, helpful and warm service to all members of the agency and public equally.


Other Requirements

  • Criminal record check is a condition of employment


Desirable Skills/ Experience

  • Understanding of services for children and youth with special needs


To apply

Please submit your resume and/or cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience to:

Jai Wilson, Program Manager                               Email:


Work Hours:  Regular full-time position, based on 35 hours per week 


Salary/Pay Grade:  $3246.00 per month/ GS7 Step 1. Excellent benefit package included


Location: Vancouver office


Start Date: As soon as possible                                      Closing Date:  October 25 2016


Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  No telephone calls please.                         

How to Apply:
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Contact Details:
Jai Wilson
Program Manager, PRIYD

www:   www.fsgv.ca

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