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 postings are available:

Date: October 9, 2020

Service Area:  Senior Services

Program: Community Seniors Department

Position: Administrative Assistant 2 (regular, part time)

Location:  Community Services Maple Ridge

Nature of Position

Under the direction of the Director of Administration & Services, the person in this position will assist in the day-to-day administrative duties in the Seniors department, including:

  • Answering phone calls and checking and responding to phone messages and email enquiries.
  • Creating and maintaining program and volunteer files.
  • Word processing and data entry (Excel, Access, CAMS)
  • Providing information and referral to seniors.
  • Recording communication in the communication logs and records
  • Assisting in organizing volunteer events.
  • As needed, delivering meals on wheels to seniors

This person will have a sense of humor, and work collaboratively with all staff and volunteers,

Qualifications (education and experience)

Grade 12 plus related post-secondary courses in administrative/secretarial training and office procedures

Minimum of one year recent related experience.     

Required Skills (knowledge and skills)

  • Able to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Excellent knowledge of senior services and community resources.
  • Demonstrated strong computer/technological skills:  Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint); databases (Access, CAMS); E-mail; and Internet research, social media
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal communication and listening skills.
  • A people person, who is welcoming, friendly, and sociable to staff, volunteers, seniors and the general public.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment: computer, photocopier, fax machine, voice mail

Other Information:

 This position requires use of personal vehicle

 This position requires Union membership

Clean criminal record required.

Shift/Schedule/Hours per week:  15 hours/week (part-time hours between Monday and Friday)

Expected Start Date: ASAP

Wage/Salary: starting at $19.21/hour

Grid Level: 7

Application Deadline: October 16, 2020, 4 pm

Submit Applications to: jleginus@comservice.bc.ca

In your cover letter please indicate where you heard about this job posting.

Service Area: Child, Youth and Family Services

Program: Children & Youth Special Needs

Position: Child Youth Support Worker (Temporary - filling a leave until March 31, 2020)

Location:  Maple Ridge
 
Nature of Position 

This is a part time 28 hour/week position. The Child and Youth Worker will be expected to work with children, preteen and teens that have developmental disabilities. The Child and Youth Worker will work with groups providing social skills and recreation opportunities as well as one to one work with individual clients providing life skills and social skill development.

Qualifications (education and experience)

A minimum of a bachelor degree in child and youth care, special education, psychology or a related field and one year of experience; Or: a diploma in social services, community services, plus two years direct experience working with children/youth with special needs and varying diversity.

Required Skills (knowledge and skills)

Knowledge and experience working with Children and Youth with developmental disabilities. Good communication skills, ability to supervise and participate in various recreational activities, have knowledge of community resources and the ability to work independently as well as within a collaborative team model.  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.  The successful applicant will be able to work a flexible schedule, working around the needs of the program.

Other Information:

This position requires use of personal vehicle

This position requires Union membership

Shift/Schedule/Hours per week: days and some early evenings, additional hours available. Flexible

Expected Start Date: ASAP 

Wage/Salary: starting at $ 21.92 /hour

Grid Level: 11

Application Deadline: October 19th, 2020; 4pm closing

Submit Applications to: cmadsen@comservice.bc.ca 

In your cover letter please indicate where you heard about this job posting.


Service Area: Children, Youth and Family Services

Program: Indigenous Out of Care Options and Group facilitation

Position: Out of Care Options Counselor

Location: Maple Ridge

Nature of Position

A 15 hour/week temporary position (approx. 3 months) for an Out of Care Options Counsellor.  The Counsellor will provide support to ensure the stability of children in "Out of Care" Options, with individual’s/families who are identified by the Ministry of Children and Family Development to care for the children outside of the family home, in a culturally sensitive manner.  Working from a strength-based perspective, the worker will meet with caregivers and facilitate the placement to ensure its stability, strength an ongoing nature.  The Out of Care Options Counselor will liaise with Social Workers through Integrated Case Management meetings, and will provide interventions including: accessing community resources, parent education and child care, coaching in the development of communication skills, mediation and conflict resolution strategies.  Duties will include: responsibility for written documentation use of CAMS, liaising with Social Workers and Community Partners.  This position will also be responsible for facilitating groups which may include children/youth/parents and caregivers.

Qualifications (education and experience)

A bachelor's degree in Social Work or another human services field and at least three years of direct program delivery experience in family and children's services.  Indigenous knowledge and experience are necessary.  Group facilitation is an asset.

Current First Aid/CPR certificate, positive work references and a clean Criminal Record Check also required

Required Skills (knowledge and skills)

The ideal candidate is a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills.  Must have strong Indigenous knowledge.  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 a collaborative team player.  A strong knowledge of community resources and service is essential.  Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Experience and knowledge of accreditation, Integrated Case Management and client administration data base.  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: Temporary 15 Hours based on a flexible schedule

Expected Start Date: ASAP

Wage/Salary: starting at $33.17 /hour

Grid Level: 14P

Application Deadline: October 13, 2020

Submit Applications to: krogge@comservice.bc.ca

In your cover letter please indicate where you heard about this job posting.