Job Posting 89795

Outreach Facilitator
Richmond Society For Community Living
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Richmond
closed 3 days ago (Mon, 28 Nov)
full time  •  $24.23-25.56 hourly

 

Aspire Richmond Support Society is a medium sized non-profit agency that provides support and services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. We are currently accepting applications for a:

 

Outreach Facilitator (Full-Time 37.5 hours weekly) – Richmond, BC

We are looking for that special someone to join us and bring that innovative spark with them to help those we support reach their potential and find a richer quality of life.  You will enjoy working closely alongside your experienced colleagues, and an excellent support network of dedicated professionals. Our rewards often come in the form of the satisfaction from the supports we provide to those we serve. Everyone on our team is an essential piece. Everyone's contribution is noticed and recognized. Your skills and capability will be tested, enabling you to grow personally and professionally, and there is always room for advancement.  You will find exceptional opportunities to work with a range of people of varying disabilities. This is an opportunity to share your knowledge, leadership spirit, and creative capabilities highlighted through the support work you will provide to the individuals we work alongside.

 

About the Role

We are looking for a genuine team player who welcomes challenges and strives for the inclusion of others. Come and work amongst like-minded people with integrity, who thrive in advocating for others and have an innovative passion towards the work they do. You will receive all the support you need from our team, as we work together to serve our clients and positively impact their lives.

 

Your Essential Skills

  • Strong communicator in written, verbal, and nonverbal areas, and respectful team players, and sensitivity to people from diverse cultural, health and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with community resources.
  • Strong planning skills in areas of daily living, but not limited to housing, life-skills, leisure lifestyle and access; as well as employment and education for persons supported. Actively working with the person to create a mutually agreed support plan that has short and long term goals. Interact with other professionals, family members, and organizations to ensure services are in the client’s best interest and supportive of their goals.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a community-based setting with an emphasis in community outreach and working with high risk/vulnerable populations. An undergraduate diploma/degree in the health or social sciences field (an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered).

 

Your Desirable Skills

  • We invite your influential interpersonal, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
  • We welcome your aptitude for organization, resourceful knowledge of the human service and disability sector, and computer literacy skills.
  • We are seeking your patient, constructive, and encouraging approach to the work you do and the people you work with.
  • Those who pride themselves in their responsibilities with integrity and are a leader in advocating for others.
  • Ability to facilitate group activities
  • Flexibility with schedule
  • Valid BC driver license/access to a vehicle
  • Approved first aid and clear criminal record search are also required

 

Whether you are brand new or a veteran in the community living field, we’ve got a spot for you! Our extensive professional development will allow you to make a meaningful impact right away. We are looking for people who share our passion to create a community where everyone belongs that is rooted in our values of trust, openness, fairness, respect, responsiveness and continuous learning.

Please Note: WorkInNonProfits.ca is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Thanks for looking on WorkInNonProfits.ca and good luck with your job search!