Job Posting 87423

Child & Youth Focused Prevention & Health Promotion Facilitator
Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Surrey
closed 13 days ago (Fri, 23 Sep)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $27.81/hour – $29.00/hour, plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)

Position Summary:

The Child and Youth Prevention & Health Promotion Facilitator is responsible for the coordination and operation of primary prevention programs for Children and youth in the Delta, Ladner and Tsawwassen communities.  A broad-based health promotion approach is used in the development and implementation of programs. The goal of our P&HP programs is to provide meaningful and accurate information to the child and youth population to help youth make healthy lifestyle choices and decisions about substance use. In addition, P&HP Facilitator strives to help create healthy school and community environments and encourages youth to see the value of healthy lifestyle activities.

The P&HP Facilitator will identify strengths and substance use related themes in the school and community.  This information will be used to collaborate with the school community and develop goals and strategies that reinforce strengths and resilience.  Opportunities for youth to engage in healthier choices and activities will be developed with youth input wherever possible 

Please note this is not a clinical counselling position.  Should a participant require counselling services, the P&HP Facilitator will facilitate referrals to the appropriate service(s).

Academic and Job Experience Required:

B.A. in a related field plus one-year related experience, or a Child and Youth Care Diploma plus two years’ experience or a combination of related work experience and education with youth. Experience working in a school setting is an asset.

Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check, including the vulnerable sector
  • Proof of being fully Vaccinated for Covid 19
  • Standard first aid certificate and CPR
  • Substance use training
  • Group facilitation experience
  • Ability to liaise with school staff
  • Familiar with working in a school setting
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License, with business insurance (mileage reimbursed)
  • Clean Driver’s abstract
  • Basic computer skills

Desired Requirements:

  • Specialized training and experience in Health Promotion and/or Community Development
  • Learning Disabilities training including ND-PAE, ADHD, Early Childhood Education, Special needs
  • Mental Health, Suicide, Indigenous training
  • Other certification in Recreations or Arts
  • Bronze Medallion or equivalent
  • Class 4 unrestricted license

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:       

Wendy Potter, Prevention and Health Promotion- Team Lead

Salary Range:   $27.81/hour – $29.00/hour, plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)
Closing Date:   Friday September 9, 2022, at 4:30pm

Offer of employment is conditional upon the applicant providing us with proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19

"Pacific Community Resources Society is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples and visible minorities. Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact our H.R. department at . Personal information will be kept confidential."

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