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. 

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The following job opportunity is available:

Date: July 13, 2018
Service Area: Victim Services
Program: Community-Based Victim Services
Position: Victim Service Prevention Worker (temporary part-time)
Location: Community Services, Alisa’s Wish, CYAC, Youth Wellness Centre - Maple Ridge
Nature of Position
A temporary part time (14-17 hour/week) position until March 31, 2019; this position provides prevention education and direct services for child/youth and emerging/adult victims of sexual, physical abuse and domestic violence. Under the direction of the Program Director and working as part of the team of Community-Based Victim Services this role serves to provide prevention education and increase awareness of victim services and its continuum of services including the Youth Wellness Centre and Alisa’s Wish Child & Youth Advocacy Centre. Shall also promote the service within the community.

Qualifications (education and experience)
A minimum of a certificate/ diploma or equivalent combination of related education and experience in the human service field and; additional training and experience in working with victim populations using a trauma-informed approach to service and providing prevention education desired. Current First Aid/CPR, positive work references and a clean Criminal Record Check is required.

Required Skills (knowledge and skills)
The ideal candidate is a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills. Must possess proven ability to working in the areas of, child/adolescent development, family dynamics/violence, sexual/physical assault, and online exploitation issues. Must be able to develop and maintain liaising with community agencies and Ministries.  Demonstrated knowledge of the justice system, police and court procedures and possess excellent written/verbal communication skills. Demonstrated case management abilities including record keeping and statistics are required. The ability to work independently as well as within a collaborative team model is essential. This position requires the employees to use their own person vehicle for work purposes.  The successful applicant will be informed and accepting of cultural diversity and have the ability to work and support all people with dignity and respect. Community Services is an equal opportunity employer.

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

Shift/Schedule/Hours per week: days/evenings/occasional weekend
Expected Start Date: Mid-August
Wage/Salary: starting at $19.39/hour
Grid Level: 11
Application Deadline: July 27, 2018 by 4:30pm
Submit Applications to: cmadsen@comservice.bc.ca