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Job Number:  37197
Fathers'Support & Resource Worker - Punjabi Speaking - 2017-89-02
Job Posted: Thursday, 10 August 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 18 August 2017
(65 days ago)
Abbotsford Community Services
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Abbotsford Salary: TBD

JOB POSTING 2017-89-02

Abby Dads

Fathers’ Support and Resource Worker – Punjabi Speaking

Temporary Position – 4 Hours/Week

Starting ASAP – March 31, 2018

 

job summary: 

The Fathers’ Support and Resource Worker assists fathers in mentoring and empowering them to meet their day-to-day needs by providing support, problem solving, life skills training and opportunities to enhance and/or develop new parenting skills. This is done through facilitating various group sessions with fathers.

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Co-facilitate an evening “Dad Chat” Drop In in Punjabi~ Weekday evening TBD
  • Assess clients and identify high risk individuals so they can access appropriate resources to ensure their safety.
  • Be skilled in group facilitation, referral process, mentoring, and conflict resolution.
  • Be experienced in program planning, implementation, and reporting.
  • Be familiar with the workings of the Ministry of Children and Families, the Ministry of Human Resources and the BC Justice System.
  • Create and maintain client files in CARF approved format.
  • Flexibility, an ability to work in fluid environments, open to working collaboratively with other agencies, and possessing a good sense of humor.

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Understanding of, and familiarity with, the South Asian community and culture.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Punjabi.
  • A degree in Social Work, Child and Youth Care, Education or other relevant field, and at least 2 years’ experience in dealing with men/fathers (or) relevant training/education with at least 5 years of experience working with men/fathers.
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of parenting young children would also be a strong asset.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Available to work evenings and other hours throughout the week as determined.
  • Criminal Records Check: Must maintain a satisfactory criminal records check.

 

CLOSING DATE:  August 18, 2017

 

TO APPLY

Interested applicants are to reference Posting 2017-89-02 in the subject line.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Attention: HR.  Abbotsford Community Services

2420 Montrose Avenue. Abbotsford, BC.  V2S 3S9

Email:  

 

No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

 

 

Abbotsford Community Services is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
TO APPLY
Interested applicants are to reference Posting 2017-89-02 in the subject line.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to:
Attention: HR. Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue. Abbotsford, BC. V2S 3S9
Email:

No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
Contact Details:
Kim Pollard
Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue
Abbotsford, BC, V2S 3S9

Tel: 6048597681
E-mail:
www:   www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com


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