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 position is available:

Service Area: Victim Services

Program: Community-Based Victim Services

Position: Victim Service Program Assistant (Temporary Part time)

Location: Alisa's Wish CYAC; Community Services, Maple Ridge


Nature of Position

Under the direction of the Program Supervisor, this temporary part time (7.5 hour/week) position provides direct services to victims of adult sexual assault, child abuse and spousal assault and their families by providing practical assistance and emotional support throughout the justice system. This position is responsible for developing a comprehensive, integrated service with other victim services and agencies in the community and, in consultation with the Supervisor, shall assist in day-to-day operation of the program. Shall 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 is 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 family dynamics/ family violence, sexual/physical assault issues, child development, self -esteem and communication issues. Must be able to develop relationship and  liaise 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 personal 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: One day per week, flexible around the needs of the program

Expected Start Date: asap

Wage/Salary: starting at $20.78 /hour

Grid Level: 11

Application Deadline: November 28th 4pm.

Submit Applications to: cmadsen@comservice.bc.ca