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Job Number:  45061
Vocational Counsellor (Posting #18-108)
Job Posted: Thursday, 31 May 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 1 July 2018
(79 days ago)
Chilliwack Society for Community Living
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Chilliwack, BC Salary: As per our Collective Agreement ($18.15 - $21.14 per hour).

Are you looking for challenging and rewarding employment? Do you want to make a difference and build connections within your community?


The Chilliwack Society for Community Living (CSCL) offers more than a job. Located in Chilliwack, BC, in the sunny Fraser Valley an hour outside of Vancouver, CSCL has been serving the community since 1954 and has grown to employ over 300 people. Our organization provides support and services to people with varying abilities that enhance quality of life and promote diversity and inclusion within the community.


CSCL currently has exciting opportunities for full time, part time, and casual employment providing supports to individuals with developmental disabilities to enable them to be an integral part of the community.


Come work and live in Chilliwack where you can enjoy affordable housing, minimal traffic, and spectacular mountain views. If you move directly from a CSSEA member Employer you will be eligible for porting wage and vacation, which CSCL will match. CSCL has been growing rapidly and we have a great work environment, generous work benefits, and offer satisfying work. CSCL values caring and dedicated employees; if this describes you, we welcome your application.



Duties & Responsibilities:


Supports include an emphasis on life skills and employment readiness, with a focus on increased independence in community. Will work independently and as part of a small team, supporting individuals to increase independence, daily living skills, and job skills. Applicants must meet the unique support requirements of individuals, liaise with professionals as directed and have the ability to support youth/families in transition.



Qualifications & Experience:


Demonstrated ability to foster employer relationships, build community connections, and promote Social Capital for the job-seeker. Ability to be independent and work in a variety of work settings without issue.


* Knowledge about the Supported Employment Model.


* Great communication skills is a necessity (oral & written).


* Must be able to multi-task and prioritize tasks is a necessity.


* Must be able to work independently and efficiently and be self-directed.


* Being organized is vital.


* Able to represent CSCL professionally as interactions with community members and other professionals is a function of this position (ie: public speaking and presentations).


* Must be able to create lesson plans for RISE participants.


* Must have group facilitation skills and the ability to facilitate to an audience with varied abilities.


* Possessing strong computer skills is essential.


* Must have a positive and pleasant work attitude.


* Must possess a valid BC Class 5 Driver's License and have a reliable vehicle, as this position requires the use of your own vehicle.





Monday - Friday 8:30 - 3:30 with the ability to remain flexible to provide on-the-job supports evenings and weekends as needed.


The Employer may make changes to the schedule per the Collective Agreement.





As per our Collective Agreement ($18.15 - $21.14 per hour).


Benefits include Extended Health and Dental as well as participation in the Municipal Pension Plan, when eligible.


This position requires Union membership.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Submit a CSCL Employment Application (available on our website: http://cscl.org/careers/).

Please quote posting #18-108 on the application.

To submit your completed application:


Fax: (604) 792-7962

In person: 9353 Mary Street, Chilliwack, BC V2P 4G9

A completed CSCL Employment Application must be received before an interview is scheduled.

Contact Details:
Human Resources
Chilliwack Society for Community Living
9353 Mary St.
Chilliwack, BC, V2P 4G9

Tel: 604-792-7726

www:   cscl.org/careers

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