Job Posting 83024

Community Resources Assistant
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Brentwood Community Resource Centre - 2055 Rosser Street, Burnaby
closed 5 days ago (Mon, 23 May)
part time - temp / contract  •  $19.59/hour

 

Burnaby Neighbourhood House is a multi-service charitable organization that provides a wide range of
programs and services to the residents of Burnaby. BNH is the umbrella organization for Burnaby
Community Services, Burnaby Meals on Wheels and Burnaby Seniors Outreach Society. We provide a
voice, resources and opportunities to people who need support. We believe change can only happen when
people are empowered to improve their lives and their community. Currently, we offer a range of
programs and publications to support families with low income and isolated seniors maintain healthy lives
and independence.


We are searching for a passionate, detailed, team and community oriented individual to join our
small, dynamic not-for-profit staff at Burnaby Community Services. The Community Resources
Assistant will take on an important supporting role to the Community Resources Manager. This
position will include assisting with research, development, and updating of community resources and
publications, assisting with the Burnaby Recreation Credit Program and Burnaby Camping Bureau as
well as other programming, as needed. This is a part-time position with the possibility of flexible
hours during week days.


General Duties & Responsibilities


Resources & Publications:
 Assisting with the creation and maintenance of resources and publications for programs and
services available to Burnaby and New Westminster residents.
 Communicating with community partners and agencies to ensure accuracy of content.
 Layout of the resource materials and assisting with design, as necessary.
 Distribution of information material to community partners, clients, and residents.
 Keeping accurate inventory of resource materials and distribution numbers.
 Preparation of written evaluation reports, as necessary.

 

Recreation Credit Program:
A program of the City of Burnaby providing credit to qualifying Burnaby residents with low income for
accessing Parks, Recreation and Culture facilities and recreation programs. We are contracted to provide
registration and approval services.
 Assisting with application processing, verifying income and eligibility criteria.
 Communicating with clients regarding program eligibility, supporting documentation, and
application status.
 Liaising with staff at Burnaby Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services regarding program
registration and processing.
 Accurately entering client information into the database.
 Maintaining accurate program statistics and complete relevant reports, as required.


Skills & Qualifications Required
We are looking for equal parts education and experience that demonstrate:
 Commitment to community building, and empowering people.
 Experience working and/or volunteering with a non-profit charitable organization.
 Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
 Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative working style.
 Strong computing skills, specifically working experience with Microsoft Office Suite including MS
Access and MS Outlook, InDesign, other Adobe products or publishing software.
 Quick learner with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
 Strong organization and time management skills.
 Ability to work efficiently in a high paced community setting, and manages evolving situations
with flexibility, professionalism, and good sense of humor.
 Works effectively with diverse groups of people and understands the need for high professional
ethical standards and discretion in handling communications.
 Experience in an office setting and working with general office equipment.
 Ability to work independently and effectively with minimal supervision, as well as in a collaborative
team setting.
 Ability to communicate in a language other than English would be an asset. Please specify which
other languages you can communicate in and indicate your fluency level (e.g. can you fluently or
conversationally speak/write the language).
 Class 5 Drivers License and access to a vehicle
 Criminal Record check
 Fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and Influenza
 First Aid certificate

 Other duties, as required.

 

Hours & Rate of Pay
Hours: 8:30am – 4pm, Monday-Wednesday-Friday
Rate: $19.59 per hour
Contract: 1 year


Deadline: Until the position is filled.

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