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Job Number:  39668
Family Strengthening And Development Counsellor (Outreach)
Job Posted: Saturday, 11 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 24 November 2017
(60 days ago)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage

Family Strengthening and Development Program

Temporary Full-time (35 hours per week) until November 30, 2018


The Family Strengthening and Development program engages families in short-term, goal focused interventions to assist families who are in immediate crisis and at risk of abusing or neglecting their children, to learn and apply new appropriate strategies to manage their family and practical needs.



  • Degree in human services or relevant combination of education and experience
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Valid unrestricted Class 5 driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • No relevant criminal history

The preferred candidate will have:

  • knowledge of human services resources in the Surrey area
  • solution focused experience/training
  • lay counseling and teaching skills/training
  • experience with or a working understanding of Strength and Needs Assessment tool
  • knowledge/experience with child protection issues
  • demonstrated communication, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • use of a reliable vehicle (for outreach and transporting clients)
  • the ability to do light lifting/bending
  • the ability to speak/understand Punjabi (an asset)
  • Crisis Line experience (an asset)
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
**Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number A21011 and outlining your qualifications and related experience for the position

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.

No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Purn Disanjh, Program Manager
Options Community Services Society

www:   www.options.bc.ca

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