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Job Details

Job Number:  56127
Quick Response Counsellor (Outreach) - Quick Response Program
Job Posted: Friday, 19 July 2019
Closing Date: Sunday, 18 August 2019
(6 days ago)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage (Comprehensive benefit package & MPP after 3 months)

Permanent Full Time (35 hours per week)


Options Community Services Society is seeking an applicant to provide the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) with staff to respond to family and child needs in child protection cases. Duties will vary, but services will focus on providing immediate support to families in caring for their children in high risk situations in order to prevent children from coming into care, or supporting apprehended children. Staff will use a co-operative solution focused approach and be involved in the treatment, planning and implementation for these families. This is a self-scheduling outreach position based on clients’ needs, and at times will require some weekend, evening and on-call work.


Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Degree in human services or relevant combination of education and experience
  • Ability to speak another language is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Current Level 1 First Aid Certificate
  • Current, unrestricted Class 5 driver’s license
  • Have use of a reliable vehicle/clean driving record

Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of human services resources in the Surrey area
  • Solution focused experience/training
  • Experience with/working understanding of BC Risk Assessment Model
  • Knowledge/experience with child protection issues
  • Verbal and written fluency in multiple languages 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 26, 2019] but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21384] 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
Arjan Manhas, Program Manager
Options Community Services Society

www:   www.options.bc.ca

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