Job Posting 85834

Community Support Worker/Life Skills Instructor
Sources Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed yesterday (Tue, 9 Aug)
part time  •  20.94 per hour

July 12, 2022| EXTERNAL/INTERNAL JOB POSTING 

COMPETITION NO. 22-083

Position: Community Support Worker/ Life Skills Instructor - Permanent

Location: Life Skills Program (Newton)

Hours: 21 hour Permanent , Schedule to be set between the hours of 8:30am-3 pm, Monday to Friday

We are looking for a Community Support Worker/Life Skills Instructor to join our Sources Life Skills/Enrichment Community Inclusion team! This individual must be motivated, client focused and creative.

About Sources

SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing support, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Prince George, and Parksville for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We welcome people of all genders, races, cultures, ethnicities, and abilities. We strive to create more vibrant and resilient communities by offering support to children, youth, families, persons with disabilities, seniors, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and others who are coping with isolation, addiction, mental illness, poverty, disability and conflict. We also support our communities through leadership, education, and volunteerism.

SOURCES is also committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth, reconciliation, and resurgence.

We value diversity, respect, and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.

 

The Life Skills and Enrichment Programs are a multi-faceted service that offer individuals a wide range of center and community-based services. Our diverse, talented, and experienced staff continually strive to expand the participant’s horizons and life opportunities.  We place a strong emphasis on developing confidence through meaningful activities and learning experiences that promote healthy relationships, self-expression, and inclusiveness for clients in their own communities. Person-centred, we endeavour to assist a range of clients in progressing to their highest potential while also providing on-going supports to ensure long-term stability and quality of life.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Direct client support through modelling and teaching
  • Supporting clients with personal care needs as needed
  • Behaviour and communication support
  • Reporting and documentation
  • Engaging in positive and meaningful supports with service users
  • Working cohesively with a team of caring and compassionate professionals

 

  • Ability to work independently in the community with clients in their homes/community
  • Understanding of person-centered approach
  • Ability to transport clients in the community using program vehicles

Qualifications:

  • Educational Requirements
  • Effectively utilize Office suite including Excel, Word, Outlook and central data systems
  • Effectively communicate professionally, verbally and written in English
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Training (Training provided by Sources)
  • Clear Criminal Records check through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Criminal Records Review Program
  • Valid Class 7 or 5 BC Driver's License and clear driver's abstract
  • Class 4 License obtained within a year of hire (dependent of Class of license held currently)
  • Full Vaccination

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: $20.94 per hour

Benefits:

  • 100% employer paid coverage for extended health and dental
  • Long term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, accidental death & dismemberment coverage
  • Employee & Family Assistance plan
  • Pension plan
  • Generous paid time off, starting at 3 weeks

Closing Date: Open until position filled

 

How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Christine Diamond-Community Inclusion Manager, . Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.

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