JOB POSTING #2023-125-02
Family Peer Support Worker
Wage: $21 per hour
Part Time: 7 hours per week
Provide a Welcoming and Supportive Atmosphere for Families and Caregivers Receiving Services at the Foundry
Join the team at Archway
Come Help Us Help People
The Family Peer Support worker participates as a member of the Foundry team. The Family Peer Support Worker utilizes their own lived experience of supporting a youth or young adult who has experienced mental health or substance use challenges in the provision of peer-based mentoring. This position assists in the delivery of Foundry services and offers family and caregivers service navigation and resource information while providing individualized support. The Family Peer Support worker promotes family participation in services by fostering the development of respectful, collaborative relationships with families, youth and service providers. We are looking for a parent or caregiver who has own lived experience supporting youth and young adults not a person who has supported them as a staff member.
NOTE: In your application, please include a cover letter describing what interests you about the position and how your own lived experience fits with the role.
Archway’s Family Peer Support Worker with the Foundry Abbotsford contributes by:
This position is a great fit for someone who is able to use their own lived experience to further healthy, positive interactions with families and caregivers, and has a high degree of self awareness to apply appropriate boundaries. The hours might expand if additional funding is secured.
Getting an Interview – you will be considered if you have:
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Closing date is February 03, 2023
No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Your resume may also be forwarded to other Programs for their consideration for their job vacancies. If you do not wish for your application to be shared with other Programs, please send an e-mail to with DO NOT FORWARD TO OTHER PROGRAMS, in the subject line of the e-mail and the job reference number to which you applied, in the body of the e-mail.
Archway's goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
We invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our employees.
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