Employment

Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows 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 positions are open to male and female applicants.

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The following positions are available:


Service Area: Aboriginal Services
Program: Anishnaabe
Position: Community Support Worker
Location: Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows
 
Nature of Position
The Community Support Worker will be expected to work with groups of Aboriginal families.  The goal of the groups is to provide Aboriginal culture to families and children.
 
Qualifications (knowledge, education, skills, experience)
Community Support Worker Diploma or child and Youth Social Services Degree/Diploma, current First Aid/CPR certificate, Food Safe Certificate, positive work references and a clean criminal record.
 
Required 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 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 work required–18 hours per week
Expected Start Date: September 15, 2017
Wage/Salary: $18.66  Grid Level: CUPE Wage grid
Application Deadline: August 24, 2017
Submit Applications to: krogge@comservice.bc.ca

Service Area: Children ,Youth and Family
Program: Family Strengthening Services
Position: Family Strengthening Outreach Counsellor
Location: Maple Ridge
 
Nature of Position
Supporting children, youth and families within the client-focused models of Outreach Services, this position provides assessment, goal-oriented planning and implementation services. The position aids the client in identifying, understanding and overcoming personal/family problems by establishing and achieving realistic goals. The Outreach Counsellor is responsible for written documentation, liaising with the supervisor, Ministry of Children and Families Social Workers and other community professionals as required.
 
Qualifications (knowledge, education, skills, experience)
An advanced degree in Social Work, Child and Youth Care, Psychology, or a comparable human service field from an accredited institution and at least two years of direct program delivery experience in family and children’s services, and /or; a bachelor’s degree in Social Work or another human service field and at least three years of post-degree direct delivery experience in family and children’s services.
Current First Aid/CPR certificate, positive work references and clean Criminal Record Check also required.
 
Required Skills
The ideal candidate is a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills. Must have experience working with families using different strategies.   Must possess strong goal planning and evaluation skills along with demonstrated case management abilities. Must have experience working with children, youth and families, and be collaborative team player. A strong knowledge of community resources/services is essential. Must possess excellent written/verbal communication skills. Experience and knowledge of accreditation (COA), working with Integrated Case Management (ICM) and familiarity with Client Administration Database (CAMS) are preferred. This position requires the employee to use his/her own personal vehicle for work purposes. 
 
Other Information:
This position requires use of personal vehicle
This position requires Union membership
 
Shift/Schedule/Hours per week:  25 hours per week filling a temporary position until March 2018 possibly longer
Expected Start Date: ASAP
Wage/Salary: $25.74 Grid Level:          
Application Deadline: August 21, 2017
Submit Applications to: krogge@comservice.bc.ca

Service Area: Aboriginal Services
Program: Aboriginal Family Connections Centre
Position: Community Support Worker/Access Centre
Location: Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows
 
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 (knowledge, education, skills, 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 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: September 15, 2017
Wage/Salary: $18.66  Grid Level: CUPE Wage grid 11
Application Deadline: August 21, 2017
Submit Applications to: krogge@comservice.bc.ca 

Service Area: Aboriginal Services
Program: Aboriginal Out of Care Options/Child and Youth Connection
Position: Out of Care Options Worker/Child and Youth Connections Worker
Location: Maple Ridge
 
Nature of Position
A25-28 temporary position for an Out of Care Options Counsellor/ Child and Youth Connections worker. The successful applicant will be a generalist working in both programs.  When working in Out of Care you will be working with individual and families who are identified by the Ministry of Children and Families Development to care for the children outside of the family home, in a cultural sensitive name.  Working from a strength-based perspective.  The Counsellor will Liaise with Social Workers through Integrated Case Management meetings, and will provide interventions including: accessing community resources, parent education.
 
When working in the Child and Youth Connections program you will be expected to work with children, youth, parents and Foster Parents, Elders, Aboriginal Communities and MCFD Social Workers.  The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying extended family in cultural communities, creating genograms, assist in development and implementation of cultural plans, assist in development and implementation of appropriate unification plans for Children and Youth.  You will also facilitate cultural groups for Children and Youth.
 
Qualifications (knowledge, education, skills, experience)
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, or another human service field and at least three years direct program delivery experience in family and children’s/youth services.  Aboriginal applicants are encouraged to apply as per bona fide hiring requirement. Current First Aid/CPR, positive work references and a clean criminal record check.
 
Required Skills
Working with Aboriginal Families and Communities, some knowledge and experience completing genograms and transition plans, group facilitation, knowledge of MCFD, strong written and communication skills, organizational skills, work independently as well as with a collaborative team model.
 
Successful applicant will be able to work a flexible schedule working around the needs of the program.
 
Goal planning and evaluation skills with demonstrated case management ability.
Strong knowledge of community resources and service is essential.
  
Other Information:
This position requires use of personal vehicle
This position requires Union membership
 
Shift/Schedule/Hours per week: 25-28 hours/week flexible schedule- temporary covering a medical leave
Expected Start Date: September 15, 2017
Wage/Salary: starting at $ 25.74/hour
Grid Level:
Application Deadline: August 22, 2017
Submit Applications to: krogge@comservice.bc.ca

Service Area: Aboriginal Services
Program: Aboriginal Family Connections Centre
Position: Community Support Worker/Access Centre
Location: Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows
 
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 (knowledge, education, skills, 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 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: September 15, 2017
Wage/Salary: starting at $18.66/hour
Grid Level: CUPE Wage grid 11
Application Deadline: August 18, 2017 
Submit Applications to: krogge@comservice.bc.ca