The Prince George & District Elizabeth Fry Society is accepting applications for a full time Early Year/Family Connections Family Support Worker to join the South Fort George Family Resource Centre team. This position has the primary focus of providing support and drop in programming for families with children aged 0-6 years. The Early Years/Family Connections Family Support Worker will practice from a family cantered perspective model to identify and connect families to a variety of services throughout the community. The role also includes providing families with non-child care early learning opportunities. The Early Years/Family Connections Family Support Worker will work from a feminist, harm reduction, family centered perspective in order to improve health and development outcomes for families with children aged 0-6.
This person must demonstrate the skills and abilities necessary to provide individual and group support to families with children 0 to 6 years of age. In addition, the successful candidate will have a strong background in early childhood development, good interpersonal communication, both oral and written skills, ability to develop and deliver community workshops, ability to conduct children's programming, and have knowledge around the effects of trauma and systemic pressures that marginalize at risk families face. Also required is knowledge of community agencies and referral procedures. Computer knowledge, well developed organizational skills, ability to complete statistical reports, capacity to work independently and be a self-starter are required for this position.
Education, Knowledge, and Experience
To apply for this position please submit your resume and cover letter to the:
Katrina McGraw, Family Programs Manager
Prince George & District Elizabeth Fry Society, 1575 5th Avenue, Prince George , BC
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