Job Posting 102332

Resource Worker
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver
closes in 17 days (Sat, 3 Aug)
part time  •  $28.52 per hour

JOB OPPORTUNITY: RESOURCE WORKER                                                              

 

Resource Worker Competition #50-24

 

DO YOU WANT A MEANINGFUL CAREER, HELPING OTHERS? JOIN US!

 

About the Role

At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we’ve been helping people in crisis since 1928. As a non-profit, we help people develop skills and knowledge, empowering our neighbours to create positive change in their lives. Our team is made up of more than 420 staff, including expert counsellors and support workers who provide compassionate, client-centred care to youth experiencing homelessness, families and children impacted by trauma, victims of domestic violence, and other vulnerable people from an evidence-based, trauma-informed lens. We believe in building a brighter future for all British Columbians and providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all our staff.

This multi-faceted position works with Family Counsellors to support clients in securing and moving to permanent housing; securing appropriate childcare for their children; providing emergency supervised access, and linking clients to appropriate community resources. In addition to working closely with families, this job requires that the Resource Worker will continuously update relevant information related to housing and daycare.

 

About Our Opportunity:

 

Our Valued Benefits:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Starting at 3 weeks’ vacation for full-time staff (prorated for non-full-time positions)
  • 3 paid household leave days a year (prorated for non-full-time positions)
  • 2 paid Wellness Days a year
  • Paid sick days (prorated for non-full-time positions)
  • 2 and a half paid Agency days for full-time staff (prorated for non-full-time positions)
  • 5 paid days for education leave/year (prorated for non-full-time positions)
  • 1 paid Moving Day/year
  • Subsidized professional association annual dues (if applicable)
  • A work culture that values transparency, teamwork, learning, fairness and integrity

 

Health and Wellness Resources:

  • Generous health/dental benefits after 3 months.
  • 3 flex benefit options to meet your individualized needs
  • Option of psychological/counselling services (up to $1500/year)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Long Term Disability Plan
  • Group Life Insurance, Travel insurance, ++

 

Pension: Pension plan enrollment for eligible employees

 

Work Hours: 21 hours per week, with the possibility of additional hours; hours are flexible dependent on client’s needs

 

Salary: GS9 Step 1; $28.52 per hour

 

Location: Work in the culturally vibrant Vancouver neighborhood of 4103 Fraser Street

 

Posting End Date: Posting will remain open until filled

 

What you bring:

 

Education, Training, Experience

  • 2-year diploma in youth care or 2 years post-secondary education in a related field
  • 2 years of experience working with high risk families and/or children  
  • Current First Aid certification is an assent

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

 

  • Basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Awareness of community services, resources, and systems
  • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask, showing initiative and flexibility
  • Ability to maintain a schedule that allows for both day and evening work, and a willingness and ability to work with other systems

 

Additional Requirements

  • Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status will be required

 

How to apply:

If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website, https://fsgv.ca/careers/

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.

We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we so proudly serve while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion, and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, Indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, gender expressions, and sexual orientations including queer, trans, and two-spirit people. In our words and actions, we recognize the challenges for those facing inequalities, while acknowledging our privilege, as we continuously strive to remove biases and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles within the Agency.

If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #50-24 in the email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to   for follow-up. **If you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the Comments section at the bottom of the online application**

Our programs are located on the traditional, ancestral, and unseeded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw(Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil Waututh), Qayqayt, Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwekwetlem, Semiahmoo, Matsqui, and Tsawwassen First Nations. Huy ch q’u.

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