Employment

Community Services is an equal opportunity employer.  Successful applicants will be informed and accepting of cultural diversity, and have the ability to work and support all people with dignity and respect. 

The following job opportunity is available:


Service Area: Aboriginal Services
Program: Aboriginal Family Strengthening Access Centre
Position: Community Support Worker
Location: Maple Ridge
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Nature of Position
A regular 35 hours position to provide support to the Aboriginal Family Strengthening Access Centre to ensure families of the center are provided with a safe and cultural relevant space for families to have access to each other.  The support worker will support and monitor the environment to promote a safe child focused visit.  The position will work collaboratively with the Aboriginal Family Strengthening Access Counselor and the Elder/Knowledge Keeper.

Qualifications (education and experience)
Community Support Worker Diploma or Child and Youth Social Services Degree/Diploma, experience working with families and children, current First Aid/CPR certificate, Food Safe Certificate, positive work references and a clean criminal record.


Required Skills (knowledge and skills)
Knowledge and experience with Aboriginal culture, good communication skills, ability to participate in various activities, knowledge of community resources and the ability to work independently as well as with in a collaborative team model.  The successful candidate must have good reporting and organizational skills. The position requires the employee to use their own personal vehicle for work purposes.  (Aboriginal peoples are encouraged to apply as identifies as a bona-fide hiring requirement)


Other Information:
This position requires use of personal vehicle
This position requires Union membership


Shift/Schedule/Hours per week: Flexible work schedule – Evening and weekend work required
Expected Start Date: ASAP
Wage/Salary: starting at $19.39/hour
Grid Level: 11
Application Deadline: :  April 27, 2018
Submit Applications to: krogge@comservice.bc.ca


Service Area: Mental Health
Program: CLS
Position: CLS/SIL Worker
Location: Maple Ridge - The Club
 
Nature of Position
A 35 hour per week temporary position is available within the Community Living Support Program, Mental Health Services. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting clients with severe and persistent mental health issues living independently in the community.  The CLS office is based out of the Rainbow Club, but the majority of the work is done with clients in their home and/or in the community.
 
Qualifications (knowledge, education, skills, experience)
Have a minimum of a two year relevant certificate or degree
Significant, relevant experience working with adults living with mental health issues
Knowledge of the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation
Current First Aid and CPR
Valid drivers license and use of your own vehicle, business insurance and 2 million liability
 
Required Skills
Be non-judgmental, compassionate, and culturally accepting
Knowledge of community resources and housing
Ability to work both independently and within a community care team
Good organizational skills and time management skills
Knowledge of computer programs: Outlook express, Microsoft work, and client information systems
 
Other Information:
This position requires use of personal vehicle
This position requires Union membership
 
Shift/Schedule/Hours per week: 35 hours/week Monday to Friday
Expected Start Date: ASAP
Wage/Salary: starting at $ 19.39 /hour
Grid Level: 11
Application Deadline: April 27, 2018
Submit Applications to: sdupre@comservice.bc.ca