Job Posting 60386

Family Support Worker
Fraserside Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, New Westminster, BC
closed 4 days ago (Tue, 21 Jan)
part time  •  $21.50 per hour

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

POSTING # 20-SH-ES-03

 

Fraserside Community Services Society invites applications for the following position:

 

Job Title:                 FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER, EMERGENCY SHELTER

Program:                 FRASERSIDE EMERGENCY FAMILY SHELTER

Classification:        Grid Level 10 – Transition House Worker

Rate of Pay:            $21.50 per hour and increments in accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement

 

JOB SUMMARY:

To provide a supportive and stable environment to assist a family unit to remain intact during a

period of crisis; The Family Support Worker participates as a team member in the ongoing

operation of the shelter and contributes to the regular upkeep and maintenance of the facility on

each shift as required.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Diploma in the Social Services field and one year recent related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Experience dealing with socially/economically disadvantaged women and families
  • Sound knowledge of social service systems and community resources
  • Valid First Aid/CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and FOODSAFE certification
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating system and MS Word
  • Familiarity with an electronic case management system preferred
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to working effectively with diverse populations
  • Participation in training sessions addressing issues of poverty, socially/economically disadvantaged families, women’s issues, homelessness, and domestic violence would be an asset
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and flexibly within a strong team setting
  • A high level of self-motivation and initiative in order to effectively manage work responsibilities
  • Experience cooking for 12-15 people preferred

 

HOURS OF WORK: 26 hrs/wk plus Statutory Holidays; Thursday, Friday 11:30pm to 9:30am, Saturday, Sunday 4:00 pm to 12:00am. Start and finish times may be adjusted and flexibility with hours of work is required to meet the program needs, as determined by the Program Supervisor.

 

This position is open to applicants of all genders. This position requires union membership. 

 

Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume, quote posting number, provide an E-mail address and telephone number, and include qualifications, experience and any other information that may assist the Society in arriving at a hiring decision.

 

DATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POSTED:                                   14 January 2020

DATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CLOSED:                                   21 January 2020

 

Fraserside is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest in Fraserside. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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