Job Posting 75499

Family Support Worker
Alexandra Neighbourhood House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Surrey/White Rock
closes in 5 days (Fri, 1 Oct)
part time - term / contract  •  $22.20 - $23.97/hour

Are you passionate about working with families, while making a difference in your community?

Alexandra Neighbourhood House has an opportunity for an experienced and resourceful Family Support Worker.

This is a part-time position at 14 hours/week in Surrey/White Rock.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual support to families with children ages 0-13 to promote healthier family functioning. Use a strengths-based perspective and attachment-based approach to provide:
    • parenting support and coaching
    • skill building and strategies
    • community resources and connections
  • Facilitate parent education groups and workshops for parents/caregivers with children ages 6-12 and youth ages 13-18, online and/or in-person.
  • Develop curriculum for workshops for parents/caregivers of youth.
  • Connect with schools and in community to provide program information and connect with families, in consultation with supervisor.
  • Work collaboratively with MCFD, CYMH and community partners in support of families.
  • Provide parent-teen mediation and conflict resolution, as required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Diploma or Degree in related field – such as Social Work, Child & Youth Care, Psychology - or a combination of experience and education
  • At least 2 years experience providing effective 1-1 support to families with complex needs and diverse experiences
  • Group facilitation experience
  • Knowledge and experience in trauma-informed practice, child development, family dynamics, system navigation, mental health, and community resources
  • Training or certification in parent education programs such as Circle of Security, Connect Parent Group, My Tween and Me, is an asset
  • Able to work effectively independently and in collaboration with a team. Daytime and evening availability may be required.
  • Personal vehicle with business use coverage is required
  • Proficiency in a second language, such as Mandarin, would be an asset

Position Information: This position is on Band 7 of the ANHBC Salary Grid, starting at $22.20-$23.97/hour, depending upon qualifications and experience.  This is a 1-year term position that includes sick leave and 6% vacation in lieu.

ANHBC/Alexandra Neighbourhood House is an equal opportunity employer.

We place a high value on diversity, and encourage qualified individuals from all backgrounds and identities to consider applying for the position.

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