(not logged in)

Hide nav pane
books & more

Job Details


Job Number:  39733
Caseworker (fluent in Mandarin and/or Cantonese)
Job Posted: Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 15 December 2017
(in 3 days)
Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

MANDARIN AND/OR CANTONESE SPEAKING CASEWORKER JOB POSTING

Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland (www.bigsisters.bc.ca) is a non-profit society committed to enhancing the confidence, self-esteem and well-being of girls. We are proud to offer our employees a supportive and positive working environment, and our commitment to work/life balance.  As an organization that is seen as a leader in mentoring, we look for employees who are committed to our mission and passionate about mentoring for at-risk girls.

 

We are seeking a mature and positive person with strong case management skills, for a permanent position as a Mandarin and/or Cantonese speaking Caseworker. This will be a full time (5 days/week) position primarily for our Study Buddy Program. In this role, you will make and monitor matches between volunteer mentors and girls (ages 7-17) to ensure that safe and healthy mentoring relationships take place.  You will provide support to the girls, volunteers and families involved in the programs so each match can work towards helping the girl achieve her goals and boost her self-esteem.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain ongoing contact with the volunteer, child and parent to ensure a supportive and healthy relationship where the child’s safety is upheld;
  • Provide support, counselling and referrals to other agencies/services as needed to the matches;
  • Recruit volunteer mentors and perform one-to-one screening of potential volunteers;
  • Conduct screening interviews with Little Sisters and parents/guardians;
  • Deliver child safety training to girls and their parents/guardians;
  • Match volunteers with Little Sisters;
  • Facilitate volunteer training sessions and workshops, as required;
  • Maintain accurate confidential records and file maintenance;
  • Keep accurate caseload statistics to provide monthly reports;
  • Monitor service delivery and ensure that program standards are met ;
  • Act as a resource on educational and social issues and resources to meet the needs of your caseload;
  • Provide administrative program support as required.

 

THE CANDIDATE

  • You have at minimum (required) a two-year post-secondary diploma in a related field (eg. Education, Psychology, Social Work, Counselling, Child & Youth Care);
  • You have a valid driver’s license and access to a car for out-of-office appointments (required);
  • You have 1 to 3 years direct program delivery experience working with children and families;
  • You are a well-organized, mature, self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team;
  • You have a flexible schedule, with the ability to work some evenings;
  • You have experience working with a culturally diverse client/volunteer base;
  • You are knowledgeable about child and adolescent development;
  • You are skilled at motivating and supporting volunteers;
  • You are skilled at facilitation, interviewing and training;
  • You are computer literate in Microsoft Office and Outlook;
  • Experience working with a case management database is an asset;
  • You are fluent in speaking Mandarin and/or Cantonese;
  • You are motivated by our mission to increase the confidence and self-esteem of girls in the Lower Mainland.


THE POSITION:


This is a full-time (37.5 hrs/week), permanent position. Some evening and weekend work will be required. Anticipated start date is early January 2018. Please confirm your interest by submitting your resume and cover letter by Friday, December 15th at 5pm to:  

Amanda Charna, Human Resources & Volunteer Coordinator

34 East 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5T 2G5, email:

Please use subject line: Study Buddy Caseworker

 

If your background and qualifications match the position requirements, we will contact you. No phone calls, please.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email applications to
No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Amanda Charna
Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland
34 East 12th
Vancouver, BC, V5T 2G5

Tel: 604-873-4525
E-mail:


 Thanks for looking on WorkInNonProfits.ca and good luck with your job search!

 
Please Note: WorkInNonProfits.ca is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

 
Home Skip to content Skip to navigation Contact us Access keys Hide Left Pane Find a job Post a job Find service provider