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Community Support Worker

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Competition Number: 095-19/20

Location: Vernon. BC

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs invite applications from qualified individuals for the positions of Community Support Worker in the Drop-in youth program and in the Power of Me Life Skills program.

These positions are ideal for someone who has a background and passion in working with children, youth and families, enjoys new challenges, and has experience in developing and delivering services that assist young people reach their personal goals. The two positions available are term positions and will run from September to June.

We can provide:
• Many opportunities for professional development
• Fun, positive work environment

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop and implement programs and activities that are consistent with agency core values and core programming areas. Ensure that programs developed, engage members, address healthy positive child/youth development and provides members with a sense of belonging.
• Through the facilitation of life skills education, promote confidence and increased ability to address needs
• Use Club Vans to take children & youth to various activities within the community.
• Establish open communication with parents/caregivers
• Assist the children and youth to attain their specific goals in the program
• Maintain documentation of participants including statistical and program reports

Qualifications:
• Post-Secondary education in the area of Special Needs, or equivalent
• Well-developed knowledge and skill in positive behaviour management with special needs children & youth
• Current First Aid and CPR certification.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent leadership abilities with experience in group facilitation
• Class 4 Driver’s License or willingness to obtain.
• Successful completion of Agency Screening Process, including a criminal record check

This position is open to all applicants
This position requires Union membership

Hours: Position #1: Power of Me Life Skills program: 4 hours per week (Thursdays from 5:00pm to 9:00pm)
Position #2: Drop-in Youth program: 3 hours per week (Tuesdays from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Rate of Pay: $19.45 per hour

Closing Date: August 22, 2019

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Name: Tatania Black, Program Coordinator
E-mail: [email protected]

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs is an equity employer and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous people, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to a diverse and inclusive staff team.

We appreciate and thank all applicants for their interest, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Name:HumanResourcesBGC
Location:Vernon, British Columbia
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Closing Date August 22, 2019
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Post Date:Aug 14, 2019
Exp. Date:Sep 13, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3951868
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