Job Posting 85575

Program Assistant
Phoenix Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
13686 94A Avenue Surrey, BC V3V 1N1
closes in 12 days (Mon, 22 Aug)
full time  •  $20 to $22 per hour

Title: Program Assistant, Phoenix Centre
Location: Surrey, BC
Position Status: Full-time Sun-Thurs 4pm - 12am
Reports to: Transitional Housing Manager
Salary: $20- $22

Do you possess the gift of empathy that allows you to make genuine connections with people? Are you motivated by using your talents to support others in their personal growth? Come work for one of BC’s top not-for-profit societies! 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Job Summary

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Program Assistants will work as part of an integrated services team responsible for providing day-to-day support, direct assistance, supervision, and monitoring of residents. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the team’s planning and implementation of quality improvement projects such as evaluating customer needs, improving services, and implementing new service strategies.
  • Participate in working through team issues.
  • Assist in the orientation and training of new staff in the integrated services model combining clinical addiction, housing, employment, and educational services.
  • Seek out professional development opportunities and share knowledge including attending staff meetings, educational events and mentoring junior staff. 
  • Administrative tasks such as
    • Photocopying
    • Assisting with case documentation
    • Database entries
    • Filing
    • Preparing new client files
    • Professionally answering phones

THE CANDIDATE

Qualifications

  • Two year diploma from a post-secondary education and training relevant to the addiction treatment field, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Preference will be given to those with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the addiction services field within a community setting, assisting those affected by substance misuse, concurrent disorders, unemployment, a lack of education, criminal justice involvement, homelessness and poverty-related issues to become active participants in the social, economic and cultural life of the community.
  • Ability to apply trauma-informed practices to clinical care
  • Strong collaborative approach to delivering and developing programs and services
  • Proven communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Effectively communicate professionally, verbally and written in English
  • Current Tuberculosis Screening Certificate
  • Effectively utilize Office suite including Excel, Word, Outlook and central data systems
  • Current First Aid/CPR
  • Criminal Records check for working with vulnerable populations

PHOENIX SOCIETY

The Phoenix Society is an accredited, multi-service agency serving the Lower Mainland of British Columbia and dedicated to providing accessible services and opportunities to people who face barriers related to addiction, mental health, housing, education, criminal justice involvement and/or employment. 

Vaccination Requirement

Effective October 26 2021, all new hires at the Phoenix Society require full COVID 19 vaccinations (have a series of a World Health Organization-approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.  

Commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Phoenix Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all applicants to apply and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

CLOSING DETAILS

Application Process: Please apply with a cover letter and resume on this site.
Application Deadline: The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.

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