JOB OPPORTUNITY: Project Parent Family Counsellor – 1-Year Term
Project Parent Family Counsellor Competition #80-19
DO YOU WANT A MEANINGFUL CAREER, HELPING OTHERS? JOIN US!
ABOUT FAMILY SERVICES OF GREATER VANCOUVER (FSGV)
Founded in 1928 and celebrating over 90 years, FSGV is a charitable organization with nearly 100 social services programs and 500 employees across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.
FSGV commands respect in the community while envisioning and impacting brighter futures for the people we serve. We provide a supportive workplace for our staff and professional, effective services for our clients, including counselling, therapy, advocacy, education, employment support and community services.
HERE’S WHAT WE CAN DO TOGETHER
Provide counselling, parent-education and support to families and children (0- 12 years) referred by MCFD and to provide linkage between the family, the community, MCFD and other professional services.
This is permanent full-time role working 35 hours a week. This position reports to the Program Manager of Project Parent Fraser South. The position is located at FSGV’s Surrey (Guilford) office. Persons with a second language (i.e. Spanish, Farsi/Dari, Cantonese, Mandarin, Punjabi etc.) are encouraged to apply.
YOUR KEY CONTRIBUTIONS
Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Family Counsellor is responsible for:
Conduct assessments of the needs, dynamics and functioning of families.
WHAT YOU BRING
Education/ Training / Experience
WHAT WE OFFER YOU
FSGV offers purposeful careers, serving the most vulnerable members of our community. This role offers you the opportunity to help parents nurture and strengthen their families, influence the growth of a new team, nurture cooperative relationships and make a positive impact in our community.
FSGV provides a comprehensive compensation package, with pension and generous extended health benefits for our regular staff.
FSGV supports career development and training for staff to reach their potential, and offer mentorship and professional advancement in a supportive environment. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, wellness and a safe, inclusive and welcoming workplace that values diversity and respect for all.
Work Hours: full-time working 35 Hours per week
Salary: Salary Grid 10, Step 1 $1,898.40 bi-weekly
Start Date: September 3, 2019
Location: Work in the culturally diverse city of Surrey and its surrounding communities.
HOW TO APPLY
If this describes you, please send us your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number 80-19 in email subject line). Please tell us where you heard of this opportunity, outlining your interested demonstrating your relevant experience for this role in your cover letter.
**if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “INTERNAL” in the subject line of the email**
FSGV is an equal opportunity employer. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your contact information to for follow-up.
Post End Date: This position will remain posted until the role is filled.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.
FSGV is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all genders expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities.
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