Job Title: Family Worker
Employer: Capilano Community Services Society (CCSS)
Location: North Vancouver, BC
Type of Position: Permanent, Part-Time
Hours of Work: 25 hours, Monday to Friday, with shifts between the hours of 9am-5pm. Flexible hours may be required based on operational requirements.
Wage Range: $21/hour - $24/hour
Benefits: An extended health benefits package is available following 3 months of consecutive employment and successful completion of a 3-month probationary review.
Vacation: 15 working days per year prorated for part-time employees.
Training: In-house professional development.
Start Date: May/June, 2022 (negotiable)
About Capilano Community Services Society
CCSS is a registered, not-for-profit charitable society with a mission to foster safe, inclusive, and healthy communities where individuals and families can thrive. CCSS provides engaging, low-cost and no cost family, youth, and seniors’ programs and support services for North Shore residents. Our programming enhances social connectedness, wellbeing, resiliency, and promotes a sense of community belonging. In March 2022, CCSS moved to a brand-new community centre in Lions Gate Village where we will be delivering expanded programs and services for all ages.
CCSS supports Continued Education for all staff.
Overview of Family and Children’s Program
Our Family and Children’s Program opened in Spring 2022 and supports families with children aged newborn to11 years old. To start, we will be offering an early years program.
We will offer a variety of activities that foster social-emotional learning, offer opportunities to experience and explore indoor and outdoor spaces and strengthen parenting knowledge and skills.
We provide opportunities for children and adults to come together to learn and connect in a welcoming, inclusive, and culturally safe environment.
Early Years Program
We welcome families of children ages newborn to 5 years old. Our programs are designed for family members to be in attendance with children, participating and learning together in a fun, play-based environment. Our program focuses on all the areas of early childhood development with an emphasis on social-emotional learning. We offer structured and unstructured play that includes activities such as songs and story time, music, arts/crafts, imaginary play, fine and gross motor, along with parent education, resources, and referrals. We do not offer childcare or daycare programs.
Overview of the Family Worker Role
The Family Worker is a frontline role, initiating and leading activities for family and children who attend our drop-in and registered programs. You will be facilitating a high-quality program that provides a caring and stimulating environment which promotes intellectual, physical, and social and emotional learning. You will be working with a team of volunteers and staff to create a safe and inclusive environment for all the families. Your role entails being a support to families when participating with their children and building relationships and responding to needs. This position reports to the Family and Children’s Program Coordinator.
Qualifications and Experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial legislation.
As a condition of hire and ongoing employment, we require all employees to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
A successful criminal record and vulnerable sector check will be required prior to the start of employment.
How To Apply
No phone calls please.
We thank all candidates for applying and will only be contacting shortlisted candidates.
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