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Job Number:  42129
Pregnancy Support Worker (Outreach) Arabic Speaking
Job Posted: Thursday, 22 February 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 3 May 2018
(50 days ago)
Options Community Services
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage

PREGNANCY SUPPORT WORKER (OUTREACH)
Arabic Speaking

Temporary Part-time (17.5 hours per week) until May 2018


Healthiest Babies Possible

 

Healthiest Babies Possible is a pregnancy outreach program for women of all ages. This position entails supporting women and their families to have a healthy pre and post natal period, with a focus on nutrition and health, by providing one-to-one home and office visits and facilitating group sessions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and/or combination of experience and education
  • Arabic language proficiency required
  • Demonstrated counselling and group facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of nutrition, the peri-natal period and infant care
  • Non-judgmental, respectful, positive, supportive and empowering attitude
  • Competent in relating to a very diverse clientele and sincere appreciation for a multicultural environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Paraprofessional counseling skills and in-depth knowledge working with at risk families, young parents, and people with drug and alcohol addictions
  • Strong foundation in health knowledge in relation to pregnancy, birth and infants
  • Valid Level 1 First Aid Certificate
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle for work use
  • Second language an asset
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.

* An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number A21058 and outlining your qualifications and related experience for the position.

NOTE: Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified.Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Contact Details:
Jen Mantyka, Program Manager
Options Community Services Society

Email:
www:   www.options.bc.ca


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