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Job Details


Job Number:  50953
School-Based Prevention and Health Promotion Facilitator
Job Posted: Friday, 11 January 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 25 January 2019
(54 days ago)
Pacific Community Resources
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Aldergrove Salary: $23.31/hour – $26.53/hour, Plus benefit package (100% employer paid)
Youth Substance Use Services Programs - Aldergrove (Job #8610 – 1901)

Regular Part Time (18 hours/week)

 

PCRS is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our mission is to inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. We value advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being. We have been recognized for placing a high value on work-life balance. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.

 

Position Summary:

 

The School-Based Health Promotion and Prevention (P&HP) Facilitator is responsible for the coordination and operation of primary prevention programs in Elementary, Middle and Secondary Schools in the Aldergrove community.  A broad-based health promotion approach is used in the development and implementation of programs. The goal of our P&HP programs is to provide meaningful and accurate information to the student population to help youth make healthy lifestyle choices and decisions about substance use. In addition, the P&HP Facilitator strives to help create healthy school environments and encourages youth to see the value of healthy lifestyle activities.

 

The P&HP Facilitator will identify strengths and substance use related themes in the school community.  This information will be used to collaborate with the school community and develop goals and strategies that reinforce strengths and resilience.  Opportunities for youth to engage in healthier choices and activities will be developed with youth input wherever possible.

 

Please note this is not a clinical counselling position.  Should a participant require counselling services, the P&HP Facilitator will facilitate referrals to the appropriate service(s).

                   

Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector
  • Standard first aid certificate and CPR
  • Substance use training
  • Group facilitation experience
  • Ability to liaise with school staff
  • Familiar with working in a school setting
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License, with business insurance (mileage reimbursed)
  • Clean Driver’s abstract
  • Basic computer skills

 

Desired Requirements:

  • Specialized training and experience in Health Promotion and/or Community Development
  • Learning Disabilities training including ND-PAE, ADHD, Early Childhood Education, Special needs
  • Other certification in Recreations or Arts
  • Bronze Medallion or equivalent
  • Class 4 unrestricted license
Salary Range:     $23.31/hour – $26.53/hour, Plus benefit package (100% employer paid)
Closing Date:     January 25th, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

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“PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
Please quote “Job #8610 - 1901” on your cover letter
and in the subject line of emails.
Resumes without Job # and cover letters will not be accepted.
Only those qualified for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
www:   pcrs.ca/our-jobs/school-based-prevention-and-health-promotion-facilitator/


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