Job Posting 94247

Family Support Worker
Sources Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 13 days (Wed, 14 Jun)
full time





Position: Family Support Worker - Permanent Full-time


Location:  Peace Arch Resource Centre - White Rock/South Surrey


Hours: 35 h/week (flexibility required).

We are looking for a Family Support Worker to join our Sources Child and Family Services team! This individual must be compassionate, motivated, and organized.


About Sources

SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization providing support and hope to communities in the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island, and across Northern BC.  Sources strives to create vibrant and resilient communities through support to adults, children, youth, and families facing challenges in life such as mental health, disability, poverty, substance use, and conflict. We support our communities through leadership, education, and volunteerism.


Sources is committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth and reconciliation. People of all races, cultures, ethnicities, LGBTQ2S+, and abilities are welcomed to work with us. We value diversity, respect, and collaboration as we promote our mission: social wellness for our community.


Description of position

The Family Support Worker will provide services as contracted by MCFD, including protective family intervention and reunification services, family development response, and visitation and access services to families referred by MCFD.  The goal is to support the preservation and/or reunification of the family unit.  Working closely with the Family Services team and MCFD social workers, the Family Worker will provide outreach services including, but not limited to, parental behavioral and interactive interventions, life skills coaching, assistance in accessing community supports, and some transportation of clients. 


  • Carry a caseload of 10-12 families.
  • Provide supervised visitation and family development services.
  • Works within the home, out of home living arrangements, or foster care and where possible maintains the child in the home or re-unifies the family.
  • In consultation with the Family Services team and MCFD workers, carries out service plan interventions such as life skills training, assistance in accessing other supports and improving informal support networks to reduce identified risks.
  • Participates in Integrated Case Management and case conferences where required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences (e.g. psychology, etc)
  • Training in Trauma Informed Practice, attachment, and family systems an asset
  • Prefer a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with children and families struggling with multiple stressors, children who may experience behavioral and emotional difficulties, attachment issues, past trauma
  • Basic understanding of substance use issues, effects of trauma on development, child development, parenting, attachment.
  • Must possess valid BC driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Criminal record check required
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Availability to work evenings as needed
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Strong understanding of the child protection system and applicable acts

Start Date: ASAP



  • 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: June 14, 2023. 


How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to the Program Manager at .  Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.

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