Regular full-time (35 hours/week)
PCRS is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our mission is to inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. We value advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being. We have been recognized for placing a high value on work-life balance. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program, including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining a work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.
The Immediate Response Program team lead aims to carry out the strategic objectives of the Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) to ensure the provision of effective and efficient services within the IRP program. The team lead will provide individual support to staff, lead and facilitate groups for both youth and families, liaising with families, funders and other professionals. May be required to carry a small caseload that supports managing the waitlist. The team lead is familiar with evidence-based interventions such as brief intervention counselling, attachment theory, child and adolescent growth and development, and counselling theories such as CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused, and Existential and Experiential therapies. The team lead will support their teams in balancing methodologies with relationship-based practice within a strength-based, trauma-informed approach. This position requires a sound understanding of adolescent development, mental health, substance use, and trauma-informed practices.
Academic and Job Experience Required:
“PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”
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