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. This position is open to all genders.

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The following employment opportunities are available:



Date: January 20, 2020

Service Area: Seniors Services

Program: Seniors Activity Program

Position: Program Support Worker

Location: 22718 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge


Nature of Position

The person in this position will have a natural disposition and friendliness towards seniors.  They will work with and support groups of marginalized, at risk seniors.  They will provide seniors with programming/opportunities to increase their physical activity (social, educational group outings with transportation), social connectedness (lunches/picnics), and independence (door to door pick-up and drop-off).  In preparation for outings, this person will be required to research and plan future outings well in advance (with input from seniors), and create a newsletter/calendar of outings that will be provided to seniors.  They will also recruit volunteers to provide support during the group outings.  The Program Support Worker will evaluate the success of the project through Satisfaction/Outcome surveys and annual program reviews.


Qualifications (education and experience)

  • A Minimum of a two-year relevant certificate or degree.
  • Two years recent work related experience working with vulnerable seniors, as well as volunteer recruitment, orientation and retention.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current First Aid/CPR, and Non Violent Crisis Intervention
  • Clean Criminal Record Check
  • Valid Drivers  License, a minimum of 3 million vehicle liability insurance with business class, and a clean drivers record.

Required Skills (knowledge and skills)

  • Excellent computer/technological skills (Office 2013 – with an emphasis in Excel, CAMS, social media, research online, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent verbal, listening, and communication skills
  • Knowledgeable about Community Services, accreditation practices, performance quality improvement, client and program records and documentation.
  • Excellent knowledge of community resources available and of benefit to seniors
  • Excellent  organizational skills, file management, scheduling, and time management.
  • Nonjudgmental, compassionate and culturally accepting.

Other Information:

  •  This position requires use of personal vehicle
  •  This position requires Union membership

Shift/Schedule/Hours per week: 14 hours per week (flexible schedule)

Expected Start Date: asap

Wage/Salary: starting at $20.78/hour

Grid Level: 11

Application Deadline: January 27, 2020, 4 pm

Submit Applications to: jleginus@comservice.bc.ca


DateJanuary 20, 2020

Service Area: Seniors Services

Program: Meals on Wheels Program

Position: Program Coordinator

Location: 22718 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge


Nature of Position

The person in this position will have a natural disposition and friendliness towards seniors.  This person will be responsible for coordinating the provision of meals-on-wheels to seniors and other individuals who are unable to prepare their own meals.  Responsibilities include:

  • Recruitment, orientation, and training of volunteers to support running of the program, i.e., volunteer drivers,
  • Office support, kitchen support.
  • Day-to-day communication with the kitchen (Ridge Meadows Seniors Centre) and volunteers.
  • ordering meal delivery and program supplies
  • creating daily/weekly diet sheets, route sheets, and maintain other program documentation
  • Registering and intake seniors for the program
  • Maintaining client, volunteer and program records
  • Conducting home visits, as needed.
  • Organizing and running volunteer dropins/meetings
  • Filling in for volunteer drivers, if needed
  • Completing funder and agency reports.
  • Working closely with community partners and agencies.
  • Participating in agency and community events.

The Program Coordinator will evaluate the success of the project through Satisfaction/Outcome surveys and annual program reviews.


Qualifications (education and experience)

  • A minimum of a 2-year diploma in a related human/social services field and a minimum of two years experience working with vulnerable seniors and with volunteer coordination.
  • Current First Aid, CPR, and Non Violent Crisis Intervention
  • A valid Drivers License, a minimum of 3 million vehicle liability insurance with business class, and a clean drivers record.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check.

Required Skills (knowledge and skills)

  • Excellent computer/technological skills (Office 2013 – emphasis on Excel, CAMS)
  • Excellent verbal and listening skills
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledgeable about Community Services, accreditation practices, performance quality improvement, client and program records and documentation.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Extensive knowledge of senior services and resources in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.
  • Excellent organizational skills, file management, scheduling, and time management.
  • Nonjudgmental, compassionate and culturally accepting.

Other Information:

  •  This position requires use of personal vehicle
  •  This position requires Union membership

Shift/Schedule/Hours per week: 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 1 pm

Expected Start Date: asap

Wage/Salary: starting at $22.02/hour

Grid Level: 12

Application Deadline: January 27, 2020, 4 pm

Submit Applications to: jleginus@comservice.bc.ca


Director of Finance Career Opportunity

Community Services has been serving the community since 1971 as a credible multi-service non-profit registered charity that serves over 13,000 people each year. With over 35+ programs, we are incredibly proud of our impact in the community. The Organization is looking for a Director of Finance to join our leadership team and oversee all financial aspects of the Organization, including driving the financial and strategic planning. Reporting to the Executive Director and Board of Directors, this non-union position is uniquely positioned to help lead the Organization’s success and growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the financial planning of the Organization by analyzing its performance, opportunities and risks,
  • Develop Budgets,
  • Prepare Financial Statements,
  • Retain constant awareness of the company’s financial position and act to prevent problems,
  • Manage and provide ongoing training to accounting personnel,
  • Work with insurance provider to maintain proper insurance coverage,
  • Oversee all audit and internal control operations,
  • Adhere to financial laws and guidelines

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as Director of Finance or similar role,
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practice,
  • Solid knowledge of financial analysis and budgeting,
  • Proficient in the use of QuickBooks, MS Office, and Excel,
  • CPA designation, Non-profit experience is an asset

Skills & Attributes:

  • An analytical mind with a strategic ability,
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills,
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities,
  • Experience and knowledge of accreditation (Council on Accreditation),
  • Experience and knowledge of a unionized setting
  • A collaborator and team player

Community Services is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply by Friday, January 24, 2020 by emailing their resume and cover letter to: Crystal Trudeau at ctrudeau@comservice.bc.ca. This position is 35-hours per week with a generous vacation and benefit package and a salary range of $75,000-$85,000 per year.