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Job Number:  46135
Family Strengthening & Development Counsellor (Outreach)-Family Strengthening & Development Program
Job Posted: Monday, 9 July 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 9 August 2018
(45 days ago)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage

Permanent Full Time (35 hours per week)



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.



Education, Training, and Experience

  • 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

Job Skills and Abilities

  • 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.
Resumes will be reviewed starting [July 16, 2018] but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21148] 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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