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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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.

www.richmondfamilyplace.ca

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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