Regular Full Time (35 hours/week) and Regular Part-Time (17.5 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 work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.
PCRS is seeking two-family counsellors to provide brief mediation and conflict resolution skills development services to youth and their families identified by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD).
This position requires a sound theoretical understanding of family systems, mediation, communication, abuse and neglect, and normal and delayed child and family development. The Family Counsellor must also assess child protection concerns if they arise and report back to the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) in these situations. This requires a solid understanding of the effects and indicators of child abuse. This position will operate as part of the Surrey Youth Resource Centres and will function as part of an integrated staff team. This is an outreach position, and staff are expected to meet youth and families in their homes and the community – this includes working flexible hours, including evenings.
Academic and Job Experience Required:
MSW, BSW or B.A. or equivalent education and Experience will be considered. Skills and Experience in crisis response areas, brief solution-focused counselling, mediation, conflict resolution, and trauma-informed practice. Group facilitation and cultural competency in working with Indigenous youth and families, including South Asian youth and families.
Manager of Youth Services – Surrey South
“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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