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Job Number:  40868
Regional Educator
Job Posted: Friday, 5 January 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 26 January 2018
(in 6 days)
British Columbia Schizophrenia Society
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Vancouver Island Salary: (not entered)

 

The British Columbia Schizophrenia Society has a vision where those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis receive excellent treatment and services and are accepted and included in their communities. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support, public policy and research. Founded in 1982, BCSS is a charitable society with a head office in Vancouver, BC. 

 

Summary 

 

Works with a multi-person team within the Island Health region and reports to the BCSS Vancouver Island Regional Manager. Provides information and resources for family members dealing with serious mental illness. Acts as a liaison between families and the mental health system. Organizes workshops and education programs for families and the public, including Aboriginal communities. 

 

Qualifications 

  •  Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline, or degree equivalent 
  • Experience with delivering programs, teaching/facilitating, working with families 
  • Experience in outreach work 
  • Knowledge and experience in writing reports and trauma-informed practice 
  • Knowledge of BC mental health system, and importance of building positive working relationships within systems 
  • Ability to work within a team, and show leadership amongst your peers 
  • Ability to work in a community/outreach capacity in North Island area, including First Nations bands, Metis organizations, and Friendship centers 
  • Demonstration of cultural and spiritual sensitivity 
  • Knowledge of the importance of anti-psychotic medications 
  • Knowledge of the importance of family members being part of the care team 
  • Competent in computer programs; internet, skype, monthly reporting, Dropbox 

 

Requirements

  • Valid BC Drivers license and reliable vehicle 
  • Current criminal record check 

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To Apply
Attention: Danita Senf
Please send cover letter and resume in PDF
Closing date: Friday, January 26, 2018, at 4:30 pm
*We will contact those selected for an interview
Contact Details:
Danita Senf
Regional Manger

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society
1100-1200 West 73rd Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V6P6G5

Tel: 250-709-2985
E-mail:
www:   www.bcss.org


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