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Job Number:  37909
Chinese Seniors Worker
Job Posted: Thursday, 7 September 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 21 September 2017
(yesterday)
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $21 per/hr + generous health & welfare pkg after 3mths

 

Chinese Seniors Worker

  Temporary PT (until return of Incumbent)

 

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre is seeking a:

 

Temporary – PT – Chinese Seniors Outreach Worker

 

The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre is a Drop-in Centre and Emergency Night Shelter offering a wide variety of services to a diverse community of women and children living in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.

 

Reporting directly to the Specialized Services Program Manager; this position will provide information, resources and other relevant services to Chinese Seniors living in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.  This program works in partnership with non-profit housing and social service organizations to build networks with isolated seniors to improve their quality of life. She will work from a feminist perspective and within an anti-oppression framework.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Outreach to social housing, low income housing, community spaces and on the street for the purpose of connecting with isolated seniors.
  • Develop and implement a relevant and effective outreach program built on community based peer support methodologies.
  • Provide individualized support for isolated seniors to access and maintain appropriate social, health, learning and recreational networks.
  • Program administration, statistics, report writing, grant development, budget and financial management.
  • Active collaboration with other staff in the best interest of community members.
  • Full participation at staff meeting meetings and training.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated teamwork, leadership and administrative skills.
  • Experience program management, assessment and development.
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and organizational skills.
  • Computer and IT aptitude – Desktop publishing an asset.
  • An understanding of the issues, anti oppression, racism and addictions that affects residents of the DTES, with a particular awareness of the struggles of immigrant communities.
  • Must speak and write Cantonese (Mandarin speaking as well is a definite asset).
  • Individuals with a history of addictions must be 2 years clean and sober. 

Position Details:

  • Start Date: ASAP / Temporary(Until Return of Incumbent) - Part – Time, 30hrs-wk / Wed. – Sat. Schedule
  • Union (BCGEU) - $21.00 per/hr. Location – DEWC Drop In Centre, 302 Columbia St. Vancouver
  • Posting Closing Date: Internal / External – Thursday September 21st, 2017 @ 5pm 

Additional languages spoken an asset / Aboriginal Women and Women of Colour are Strongly Encouraged to Apply

 

Please submit resume & cover letter to:

Chinese Seniors Worker Hiring Committee in-person or via e-mail, mail or fax to:

     **NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE**

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit current resume & cover letter to:
The Cultural Activity Program Coordinator Hiring Committee
via: email, fax or in person.
Contact Details:
The Chinese Seniors Worker Hiring Committee
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
302 Columbia Street
Vancouver, BC, V6A 4J1
Fax: 604-681-8470
E-mail:
www:   www.dewc.ca


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