Part Time Family Support Worker (Saturdays)

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Richmond Family Place Society
  • Child & Youth Worker
Part Time
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Richmond
Entry LevelN/A2019-07-112019-09-09

Richmond Family Place Society is a Family Resource Program that serves families with children 0 - 6 years old.

We have a mission to 'Ensure Every Child in Richmond Reaches Their Full Potential'. We facilitate this by empowering & strengthening children & families through innovative prevention & support programs.

Part Time:

7.5 hrs/week (Saturdays)

Hourly rate: $18.62- $21

Job Description:

The Family Support Worker coordinates, implements & delivers family resource programs & supports families through information sharing, referrals and education.

This position works with our ‘Dad’s & Male Caregivers Breakfast’ program as well as our regular Play & Learn Drop in programs.


  • Responsible for assisting and supporting the delivery of family resource programs.
  • Provides family support in the family resource programs including information, education & modelling appropriate behaviour & interactions for caregivers while facilitating age appropriate play between caregivers & children.
  • In conjunction with the staff develops, coordinates and delivers programs including literacy programs, special events and outdoor play.
  • Provides assessment, referral and one to one support for families as needed.
  • Maintains and develops good working relationships with community partners & agencies.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate statistics and report on all family support programs.
  • Fundraising
  • Other duties as required


  • Working on a University degree in a related discipline, and/or Early Childhood Education certificate.
  • Experience working with parents/caregivers & their children birth to twelve years of age & an understanding of child development for this age group.
  • Ability to create trusting & meaningful relationships with families & their children.
  • Experience working in programs with young children.
  • Experience working in & promoting a multicultural setting.
  • Experience working in community partnerships.
  • Proven working knowledge of community resources & referral processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal & written.
  • Up to date First Aid & Food Safe certificates & Criminal Record Check.
  • Second language is an asset.
  • Must have valid drivers license & use of own vehicle.

The posting will remain open until filled.

Thank you in advance for your interest but only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered

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