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Job Number:  58284
Child Support Worker - Seasonal
Job Posted: Thursday, 10 October 2019
Closing Date: Saturday, 9 November 2019
(in 16 days)
The KidSafe Project Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Various Sites Around Vancouver Salary: $18.50 to $21.00

 

Site Location:

Grandview Elementary, Thunderbird Elementary, Sir Sanford Fleming Elementary, Cunningham Elementary or Hastings Elementary School

Reports to:

KidSafe Program Manager

Indirect Reports:

KidSafe Site Coordinator

Dates:


Hours:

December 23, 2019 - January 3rd, 2019 + 1 Training Session

(excluding weekends and statutory holidays)
8:00am – 3:30pm

Pay Rate: 

Between $18.50 and $21.00

 

School is the center of the universe for many children. It’s where they learn, play, eat, make friends, discover role models, develop life-long social skills, and find help if a crisis arises. These essential services cease to exist for vulnerable children when schools close for winter, spring and summer breaks. KidSafe serves more than 450 of Vancouver's most at-risk youth by providing a safe space, developmental care and nutrition to children ages 5-13 when school is not in session.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Direct Child Support

  • Helping children integrate into KidSafe programs
  • Provide one to one counselling
  • Develop strategies and interventions to support participants
  • Identify, refer and follow-up support in case of child abuse of severe emotional/behavioural problems

Groups

  • Facilitate small social skills/self-esteem groups
  • Work with programmers/site coordinators to address issues that come up in small group counselling discussions
  • Work with staff groups by providing strategies to best support participants

Reporting

  • Keep a daily journal record of daily events, planned group work and children served
  • A final report and participant feedback data is to be completed and shared with KidSafe Program Manager 
  • Reporting on specific disclosures or participants shared with site coordinator or directly with school staff upon completion of session

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience working with children with emotional or social challenges
  • University degree or college diploma in a social science program or significant experience and training in a related field an asset
  • Able and qualified to have counselling conversations with children and youth  
  • Experience assisting individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Capacity to design and facilitate group work, and lead groups in programs and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children with behavioural, social, emotional and mental health/psychiatric issues
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing) with children and their families, educational personnel, child protection social workers and resource workers, service providers and partners
  • Able to self-start, make judgment calls, and create new models/programs as needed

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven ability to develop rapport with children, youth, and adults in a variety of contexts
  • University degree or college diploma in a social science program or significant experience and training in a related field an asset
How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
If you are interested in applying, please email your resume and cover letter to our HR Coordinator Sydney at

In the subject line please include the position you are applying for and within the email please rank your top 3 site locations and your salary expectations


​KidSafe is committed to building a skilled and diverse team of professional employees; as such we are an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Details
Sydney Hara
 HR Coordinator
The KidSafe Project Society
201-211 East Georgia St, Vancouver, BC  V6A 1Z6 
E:  P: 604-428-5155   W: www.kidsafe.ca
www:   www.kidsafe.ca


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