JOB OPPORTUNITY: Victim Services Worker – Burnaby/New Westminster
Victim Services Worker – Burnaby/New Westminster Competition #11-21
DO YOU WANT A MEANINGFUL CAREER, HELPING OTHERS? JOIN US!
ABOUT FAMILY SERVICES OF GREATER VANCOUVER (FSGV)
We are a community-based, not-for profit organization with approximately 80 social services programs and 420 employees across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. We provide counselling and other essential services to the most vulnerable people in our communities. For over 90 years, we’ve inspired and supported those who need help reaching their full potential. We work to ensure children are nurtured, youth find optimism, adults feel empowered, and parents make choices that build strong families.
Our values are: • Innovation • Integrity • Diversity • Optimism • Excellence
We provide a supportive workplace for our staff and professional, effective services for our clients, including counselling, therapy, advocacy, education and community services.
Here’s what we can do together:
This part-time position (21 hours per week) reports to the Manager of Victim Services. The Program provides specialized services to adult victims of violence in intimate relationships, sexual assault and criminal harassment; adult survivors of child abuse (both physical and sexual); and non-offending family members.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To ensure that specialized services are appropriate to the nature of the victimization of the clients and to their subsequent level of involvement with the criminal justice system; to lessen the impact of crime and trauma on victims and assist in their recovery; to ensure that survivors are effectively supported through the justice process and to help survivors cope with the effects of the crimes committed against them. In addition, support is provided to non-offending family members and friends who are close to the immediate victim.
What you bring:
Your key contributions:
What we offer you:
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, offering 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: Part-time based on 21 hours per week
Salary: $1,084.86 bi-weekly (GS9, Step 1), with a competitive benefits package and pension
Location: New Westminster, BC
How to apply:
If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website.
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 Peoples, persons with disabilities, people of all 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 bias and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles with the Agency.
If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #11-21 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information 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**
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