Career Opportunity: Family Support and Outreach Worker
Location: Prince George, BC
Employment Type: Term – 35 hrs/wk
Carrier Sekani Family Services (CSFS) - A Great Experience Awaits You: CSFS is an innovative and progressive leader in indigenous health and family services where culture is in everything we do. Since our beginnings 30 years ago, CSFS has grown to over 300 employees providing services to 11-member Nations. Enjoy unique experiences, close connections with communities, and a strong focus on professional development opportunities, as well as the natural wonders of the northern BC while you work.
The Opportunity: The Family Support and Outreach Worker provides a range of supports aimed at promoting the well-being of children and their families. The position assists families with parenting skills, life skills, home management skills by engaging families in skill based education programs, by direct observation of positive child care skills, and by providing one on one support to parents and their children.
Identifies community resources to meet parent’s needs, provides related information to parents and assist parents with referrals to appropriate community agencies to assist parents in obtaining the services they need
Provide group sessions, individual instruction, role modelling and coaching to parents on a variety of topics such as parenting, communication and social skills, problem solving, conflict management, child’s growth and development, goal setting, home management, personal hygiene and nutrition
Participates in the development, modification and evaluation of family service plans with parents/caregivers at integrated case management meetings
What You Will Bring to The Role:
Bachelor of Social Work; or
A diploma in Social Services (2 years) with at least three (3) years’ experience
The Location: Prince George sits on the traditional lands of the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation and is the largest city in northern B.C. It is a community that includes the renowned University of Northern B.C. and the College of New Caledonia, affordable housing, complemented by an international airport. Prince George offers unparalleled access to outdoor recreation that contributes to the city's high quality of life and standards of living. The Fraser and Nechako rivers are focal points of an extensive park and trail system of more than 100 parks. Enjoy opportunities for year-round outdoor activities from camping to snowshoeing. Learn more about Prince George at https://tourismpg.com/ .
What CSFS Team Members Are Saying
We live by our organization values of Responsibility, Caring and Compassion while caring and advocating for vulnerable people.
Supported to pursue life long learning, professional development and recognition for your contribution
Family like atmosphere without traditional corporate inflexibility
Recognize the value of Carrier Sekani Knowledge holders and language speakers
Hurry and Apply Now! Go to www.practicedifferently.ca to learn more about CSFS and view career opportunities.
Deadline to apply: September 29, 2023. Along with your resume, please submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in this opportunity, what skills and experience you will bring, and how your qualifications will make you successful in this role.
With the continuation of the global pandemic and because CSFS provides services to First Nations communities classified as “Vulnerable Populations,” and to protect the health and safety of employees, candidates applying for employment will need to agree to provide their covid-19 vaccination status as a condition of employment.