Family Support and Outreach

Casual – 1 Position

Esquimalt Neighbourhood House Society is advertising to fill one (1) casual Family Support and Outreach position for Family Services. A copy of the job description is available by contacting


Closing Date September 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Start Date October, 2019

Hours of Work Casual; up to 3 work shifts per week; must be flexible – work shifts may include Saturday mornings; early evening once per week and morning/afternoon during the week; up to 12 hours/wk

Hourly Rate $21 per hour (plus 12.2% re vacation pay and statutory holidays)

Location 511 Constance Ave., Victoria, BC; & other program locations in the Esquimalt area.

Applications please submit covering letter and resume to the attention of the Executive Director via, on or before the closing date.  Only qualified applicants will be contacted.


  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated experience providing teaching, information/referral, support in one to one format and group format concerning areas such as pregnancy/prenatal wellness, adjustment to motherhood, early childhood development; parenting in the early years;
  • Knowledge of normal child development, parenting education and support and local poverty, literacy, and risk issues for individuals and families;
  • Post-secondary education in related field such as child and youth care, early childhood education, informal counselling, nutrition, nursing, social work and/or a combination of equivalent experience;
  • Experience with facilitating groups (e.g. pre and post-natal women; parents; parent/child; children);
  • Knowledge of the local community client base; including knowledge of resources & familiarity with service provision to local First Nations communities;
  • Knowledge of local poverty, literacy, and risk issues for individuals and families;
  • Knowledge of health and safety practices relevant to child, adult and family services (e.g. understanding of Food Safety issues; First Aid; child safe facilities);
  • Supportive/informal counselling experience;
  • Teaching skills;
  • Case management skills;
  • Knowledge of community resources;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Knowledge of and ability to work cross culturally;
  • Team player across disciplines;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Vehicle required;
  • Proficiency in the use of computers;
  • Confidentiality, discretion, judgment.

Note:  Criminal record check will be required before employment commences.