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 mlmckenna@enh.bc.ca.

 

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 mlmckenna@enh.bc.ca, on or before the closing date.  Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Qualifications:

  • 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.