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Job Title: SEXUAL ABUSE INTERVENTION COUNSELOR (Click to open)

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Job Description – SEXUAL ABUSE INTERVENTION COUNSELOR:
Provides assessment, counseling, skill building, support, and case management services to children and youth under the age of 19 who have been sexually abused. Also provides support to their parent(s)/caregivers/families

Last Updated: April 4, 2018

Benchmark:  CLINICAL COUNSELOR

Standard Wage Grid: 16P – $30.66hr – $35.75hr

Hours:  8.75 hours per week

Job Summary

SEXUAL ABUSE INTERVENTION COUNSELOR:
Service Responsibilities:

  1. Provides an initial therapeutic response to caregivers and families as soon as possible after child/youth’s disclosure of sexual abuse, for example crisis intervention, critical incident stress debriefing; outlines services provided by the program.
  2. Gathers information relevant to child/youth’s disclosure by interviewing, observing behavior, meeting with caregivers and service providers.
  3. Conducts analyses of the information gathered to provide an assessment of the child/youth’s needs in accordance with the provincial Guidelines on Standards for Sexual Abuse Intervention Programs; conducts an assessment of any relevant legal implications related to the disclosure including, but not limited to, a report to the Ministry for Child and Family Development.
  4. Develops and implements counseling plans and interventions using a variety of therapeutic counseling techniques drawn from theoretical frameworks such as family systems, post-traumatic stress, solution-focused, etc.
  5. Monitors child’s progress and provides follow-up planning and services, as required.
  6. Evaluates the effectiveness of counseling plans, reports child/youth’s progress, and discusses case management and related concerns with other involved professionals.
  7. Provides information, emotional support advocacy to the child and/or individual members of child’s family and makes referrals to other community service providers, resources, and professionals as required.
  8. Provides skill building in areas of parenting skills, anger management, or self-management techniques.
  9. Maintains related records and statistics as per Ministry contract and produces reports as required.
  10. Provides educational/consultation services to other service providers involved with the child/youth; provides consultation to inquiries related to sexually intrusive behaviors of children.
  11. Preforms other related duties as required.

 

Qualifications:

Education & Experience:

  • This position requires a Masters Degree
  • 2 years related experience
  • Additional specialized course content related to child sexual abuse, assessment, and treatment a benefit.

Job Skills and Abilities:

  1. Demonstrated capacity to participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team in developing coordinated and integrated Responses.
  2. Well-developed verbal and non-verbal skills and sensitivity in creating a supportive environment for traumatized children.
  3. Demonstrated interviewing, assessment, and counseling skills.
  4. Demonstrates good judgement in defining goals and strategies
    and the ability to involve children/youth and their families in making decisions about goals and strategies.
  5. Ability to use a range of appropriate evidence based treatment options, referral sources, and work with people to develop other alternatives.
  6. Demonstrated skill and sensitivity in recognizing and
    responding to differences and needs with respect to such
    aspects as culture and gender.
  7. Good organizational, case management, time and stress management skills this position requires the use of your own automobile in the performance of duties.

This position is open to female & male applicants.

This position requires union membership.

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME TO:  Kristein.johnson@cdcss.ca

info@cdcss.ca

FAX TO:   250-365-2154

DROP OFF TO:  1007 2ND Street,  Castlegar, BC   V1N 1Y4

 

Job Title: PEACE PROGRAM COUNSELOR (Click to open)
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PEACE PROGRAM COUNSELOR

PEACE – (Prevention, Education, Advocacy, Counselling and Empowerment Program)
Provides individual and group counseling to children between the ages of 3-18 who have witnessed abuse, threats or violence in the home. Provides emotional and parenting support for the parents regarding the impact of witnessing violence on their children;

Last Updated: April 4, 2018

Benchmark:  Children Who Witness Abuse Counsellor- Art Specialist

Hours – 22 hours per week

Standard Wage Grid: 14P $ 26.75hr – $31.16hr

 

Job Summary

PEACE:
Service Responsibilities:
1. Interviews children, prepares case histories, and outlines services provided by the agency.
2. Assesses the impact of witnessing abuse on the child and prepares a counseling plan in conjunction with the parents/caregivers.
3. Assesses group readiness of children and provides individual counseling for those not ready for group or when developmental age group is not available.
4. Conducts individual counseling with the child and/or individual members of his/her family in such a manner that promotes the process of healing and that teaches the child non-violent ways of resolving conflict, may use art therapy and play therapy and other methods based on need.
5. Develops and conducts psycho-educational support groups for children; conduct post-group interviews with children and/or their families; recommends follow-up services where necessary.
6. Provides information, emotional support, and advocacy to the child and/or individual members of child’s family and makes referrals to other community service providers, resources, and professionals as required.
7. Participates in or initiates case conferences with other professionals as required.
8. Maintains related records and statistics as per Ministry contract and produces reports as required.
9. Maintains current knowledge of issues and resources related to abuse and violence; conducts presentations and public awareness activities aimed at stopping intergenerational cycle of abuse; participates in relevant community/regional committees to ensure client-centered, coordinated services.
10. Preforms other related duties as required.
(ii) Skilled in group process and facilitation techniques; skilled in teaching safety techniques and in providing advocacy services.
(iii) Ability to work effectively with other agency staff, agency teams, and with community.
(iv) Good organizational, case management, time and stress
management skills.

Qualifications:

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related human/social services field
  • Requires 2 years related Experience.
  • Additional specialized course content related to child abuse, assessment, and treatment are beneficial.

 

Job Skills and Abilities:

(i) Demonstrated capacity to participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team in developing coordinated and integrated Responses.
(ii) Well-developed verbal and non-verbal skills and sensitivity in creating a supportive environment for traumatized children.
(iii) Demonstrated interviewing, assessment, and counseling skills.
(iv) demonstrates good judgement in defining goals and strategies
and the ability to involve children/youth and their families in making decisions about goals and strategies.
(v) Ability to use a range of appropriate evidence based treatment options, referral sources, and work with people to develop other alternatives.
(vi) Demonstrated skill and sensitivity in recognizing and
responding to differences and needs with respect to such
aspects as culture and gender.
(vii) Good organizational, case management, time and stress management skills This position requires the use of your own automobile in the performance of duties.

This position is open to female & male applicants.

This position requires union membership.

 

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME TO:  Kristein.johnson@cdcss.ca

info@cdcss.ca

FAX TO:   250-365-2154

DROP OFF TO:  1007 2ND Street,  Castlegar, BC   V1N 1Y4

Job Title: Family Support Worker (Click to open)

Castlegar & District Community Services Society

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 Job Title:                FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER

 Last Updated:                  May, 2018                          

Benchmark:                    Family Support Worker

Standard Wage Grid:        12- $20.55- $22.85

Hours per week               14.0

Job Summary:                 Develops and implements a range of parenting support services that are intended to improve family functioning and ensure the safety and well-being of the children.

Reports to:                      Executive Director

Key Duties and

Responsibilities:              Service Responsibilities:

  1. Gathers information relevant to the family’s problems, needs and risks by meeting with parents/caregivers and relevant service providers.
  2. Outlines services provided by the Family Support Program and/or the agency; provides information on and referral to other community service providers, resources, and professionals, as required.
  3. Develops and implements an intervention plan within program guidelines or as established by the MCFD Social Worker and the family/caregivers.
  4. Provides interventions to family members, as required, in the following areas:
    1. parenting skill enhancement and development strategies (including parenting education groups)
    2. supervised access visits
    3. Child and Youth work, group and individual
  5. Participates in the development, modification, and evaluation of client service plans utilizing the Integrated Case Management approach.
  6. Provides support, guidance, problem-solving, skill building, and feedback to clients in an individual or group setting; advocates for and encourages self-advocacy among clients to ensure basic needs are met.
  7. Liaises with and/or promotes the interests of families with other community service providers, professionals, and school personnel, as required.
  8. Maintains related records and statistics and provides monthly progress reports to relevant MCFD Social Worker.
  9. Performs other related duties as required.

 

Qualifications:

Education & Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in a related human/social service field.  One (1) year recent related supervised experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Job Skills & Abilities:       a.  working knowledge of family systems issues, child development, and child abuse reporting guidelines

  1. ability to research, develop, and teach parenting skill building strategies
  2. excellent verbal and written communication skills
  3. good organizational, case management, time, and stress management skills.
  4. This position is part of the BCGEU

Please forward resume to Kristein.johnson@cdcss.ca

Job Title: Cook (Click to open)

Castlegar & District Community Services Society

Job Title: Cook

Job Location: Millennium Park Concession

Job Length: Full-time – Summer Months (position starts mid-June and ends mid-September)

Wage: $xx.xx/hr

Reports to: Executive Direction / Supervisor

This position may be funded by the HRSDC Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. Applicants are required to meet CSJ criteria including:

  • Must be between 15-30 years of age
  • Must have been registered in full time studies during the previous academic year
  • Must intend on returning to school after summer

 

Job Summary

The Cook, under the direction of the Executive Director/Supervisor, will primarily be responsible to adhere to and enforce all the appropriate workplace regulations, compliance, and legislation regarding health and safety, food preparation standards, and company policies and procedures. This position will be continually aware of, and maintain, the highest standards of professionalism by following the company dress code and/or wearing the company uniform. This role will also maintain a professional appearance, demeanor, and attitude at all times. As well as, learn and understand the dynamics around a social enterprise business with a non-profit.

Competencies

  • Client/Customer Focus
  • Commitment to Health and Safety
  • Communication
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Organization
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Time management

 

Job Duties

  • Be continually aware of, and maintain the highest standards of professionalism by following the company dress code and/or wearing the company uniform
  • Maintain a professional appearance, demeanour, and attitude at all times
  • Protect the health and safety of other by adopting safe work practices and reporting unsafe conditions immediately
  • Proactively attend to customer complaints in a professional manner
  • Inspect property and services to ensure compliance with licensing laws, health and safety, and other statutory requirements
  • Advise customers on food and beverage choices, making suggestions when necessary
  • Ensure all kitchen equipments and tools are being used safely and according to provided direction
  • Ensure food is handled, stored, and cooked according to health and safety standards, and that proper cleanup occurs to meet health regulations
  • Clean agreed designated areas in accordance with laid-down procedures, morning or evening routines, and hygiene requirements
  • Clean tables and ensure they are cleaned as soon as it is apparent that customer have finished their food or drink with an acceptable balance between speed, yet allowing customer to finish their meal without feeling rushed
  • Set tables according to established standards, ensuring that all items used are clean, undamaged and in a good state of repair
  • Assist with the preparation of menus and daily specials, and determine related food and labour costs

 

Job Requirements

  • Highschool diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Degree or diploma in the food services industry, or working towards a culinary arts program
  • Three years of experience in the food services industry
  • Strong working knowledge of food services industry principles, methods, practices, and techniques
  • Ability to analyse and interpret the needs of customers and offer the appropriate options, solutions, and resolutions required
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment

 

Work Conditions

  • Flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Extended periods of standing, and other physically demanding conditions
  • High levels of stress and pressure during busy times

The work environment is very fast paced, you must be able to handle multiple orders and at one time while remaining even tempered and focused.

 

Send applications to Kristein Johnson by;

Email: kristein.johnson@cdcss.ca

Fax: 250-365-2154

Drop off or mail: 1007 2nd Street, Castlegar, BC V1N 1Y4

 

Job Title: Cook (Click to open)

Castlegar & District Community Services Society

 

Job Title: Cook

Job Location: Millennium Park Concession

Job Length: Full-time – Summer Months (position starts mid-June and ends mid-September)

Wage: $13.00

Reports to: Executive Direction / Supervisor

This position is funded through the Get Youth Working Funding.  To qualify you must meet the following criteria:

  • 15 to 29 years of age
  • Unemployed or underemployed (less than 20 hours a week)
  • Not a full-time student, enrolled in high school or returning to school
  • Not a participant in another provincially or federally funded labour market program
  • Resident of BC (living in BC as a Canadian, a permanent resident or a protected person) and legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Not currently receiving or eligible for EI and have not received EI in the past 36 months or 60 months for a parental claim

 

Job Summary

The Cook, under the direction of the Executive Director/Supervisor, will primarily be responsible to adhere to and enforce all the appropriate workplace regulations, compliance, and legislation regarding health and safety, food preparation standards, and company policies and procedures. This position will be continually aware of, and maintain, the highest standards of professionalism by following the company dress code and/or wearing the company uniform. This role will also maintain a professional appearance, demeanor, and attitude at all times. As well as, learn and understand the dynamics around a social enterprise business with a non-profit.

 

Competencies

  • Client/Customer Focus
  • Commitment to Health and Safety
  • Communication
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Organization
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Time management

 

Job Duties

  • Be continually aware of, and maintain the highest standards of professionalism by following the company dress code and/or wearing the company uniform
  • Maintain a professional appearance, demeanour, and attitude at all times
  • Protect the health and safety of other by adopting safe work practices and reporting unsafe conditions immediately
  • Proactively attend to customer complaints in a professional manner
  • Inspect property and services to ensure compliance with licensing laws, health and safety, and other statutory requirements
  • Advise customers on food and beverage choices, making suggestions when necessary
  • Ensure all kitchen equipments and tools are being used safely and according to provided direction
  • Ensure food is handled, stored, and cooked according to health and safety standards, and that proper cleanup occurs to meet health regulations
  • Clean agreed designated areas in accordance with laid-down procedures, morning or evening routines, and hygiene requirements
  • Clean tables and ensure they are cleaned as soon as it is apparent that customer have finished their food or drink with an acceptable balance between speed, yet allowing customer to finish their meal without feeling rushed
  • Set tables according to established standards, ensuring that all items used are clean, undamaged and in a good state of repair
  • Assist with the preparation of menus and daily specials, and determine related food and labour costs

 

Job Requirements

  • Highschool diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Degree or diploma in the food services industry, or working towards a culinary arts program
  • Three years of experience in the food services industry
  • Strong working knowledge of food services industry principles, methods, practices, and techniques
  • Ability to analyse and interpret the needs of customers and offer the appropriate options, solutions, and resolutions required
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment

 

Work Conditions

  • Flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Extended periods of standing, and other physically demanding conditions
  • High levels of stress and pressure during busy times

The work environment is very fast paced, you must be able to handle multiple orders and at one time while remaining even tempered and focused.

 

Send applications to Kristein Johnson by;

Email: kristein.johnson@cdcss.ca

Fax: 250-365-2154

Drop off or mail: 1007 2nd Street, Castlegar, BC V1N 1Y4

 

Job Title: Concession Cashier (Click to open)

Castlegar & District Community Services Society

Job Title: Concession Cashier
Job Location: Millennium Park Concession

Job Length: Full-time – Summer Months (position starts mid-June and ends mid-September)

Wage: $12.65/hr

Reports to: Team Lead / CDCSS Management Team

This position will be serving the community during the summer months at the MIllennium Pond Concession, where al local events such as Sunfest, Youth Talent, Canada Day, etc. will be conducted.

 

This position is funded through the Get Youth Working Funding.  To qualify you must meet the following criteria:

  • 15 to 29 years of age
  • Unemployed or underemployed (less than 20 hours a week)
  • Not a full-time student, enrolled in high school or returning to school
  • Not a participant in another provincially or federally funded labour market program
  • Resident of BC (living in BC as a Canadian, a permanent resident or a protected person) and legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Not currently receiving or eligible for EI and have not received EI in the past 36 months or 60 months for a parental claim

Castlegar and District Community Services Society (CDCSS) is a non-profit agency, serving Castlegar and the surrounding area. We will be operating a social enterprise which is a revenue generating business with a primarily social objective to reinvest into existing or new programs, or in the community.

 

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Service out customers in a fast, and professional manner
  • Maintain an accurate cash drawer, and a clean and organized work area
  • Report to work on time in a complete, fully cleaned uniform
  • Maintain a well-stocked work area
  • Clean and restock your work area before completing your shift
  • Keep the picnic area clean and free of garbage
  • Assist the cook and assistant cook with other duties as assigned
  • Participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings
  • Greet customers with a smile and answer their questions as required
  • Advise customers on food and beverage choices, making suggestions when necessary

 

Competencies

  • Must be friendly, personable, and well-groomed
  • Cash register experience would be beneficial, but is not necessary
  • Experience working in fast food would be beneficial, but is not necessary
  • Able to work at a fast pace, be professional and personable at all times
  • Able to get along with your co-workers
  • Must be reliable and available to work any day of the week, including weekends

 

Work Environment

The work environment is very fast paced, you must be able to handle multiple orders and duties at one time while remaining even tempered and focused.

 

Send applications to Kristein Johnson by;

Email: kristein.johnson@cdcss.ca

Fax: 250-365-2154

Drop off or mail: 1007 2nd Street, Castlegar, BC V1N 1Y4

Job Title: Concession Cashier (Click to open)

Castlegar & District Community Services Society

 

Job Title: Concession Cashier
Job Location: Millennium Park Concession

Job Length: Full-time – Summer Months (position starts mid-June and ends mid-September)

Wage: $11.35/hr

Reports to: Team Lead / CDCSS Management Team

This position will be serving the community during the summer months at the MIllennium Pond Concession, where al local events such as Sunfest, Youth Talent, Canada Day, etc. will be conducted.

 

These positions are funded by the HRSDC Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. Applicants are required to meet CSJ criteria including:

  • Must be between 15-30 years of age
  • Must have been registered in full time studies during the previous academic year
  • Must intend on returning to school after summer

Castlegar and District Community Services Society (CDCSS) is a non-profit agency, serving Castlegar and the surrounding area. We will be operating a social enterprise which is a revenue generating business with a primarily social objective to reinvest into existing or new programs, or in the community.

 

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Service out customers in a fast, and professional manner
  • Maintain an accurate cash drawer, and a clean and organized work area
  • Report to work on time in a complete, fully cleaned uniform
  • Maintain a well-stocked work area
  • Clean and restock your work area before completing your shift
  • Keep the picnic area clean and free of garbage
  • Assist the cook and assistant cook with other duties as assigned
  • Participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings
  • Greet customers with a smile and answer their questions as required
  • Advise customers on food and beverage choices, making suggestions when necessary

 

Competencies

  • Must be friendly, personable, and well-groomed
  • Cash register experience would be beneficial, but is not necessary
  • Experience working in fast food would be beneficial, but is not necessary
  • Able to work at a fast pace, be professional and personable at all times
  • Able to get along with your co-workers
  • Must be reliable and available to work any day of the week, including weekends

 

Work Environment

The work environment is very fast paced, you must be able to handle multiple orders and duties at one time while remaining even tempered and focused.

 

Send applications to Kristein Johnson by;

Email: kristein.johnson@cdcss.ca

Fax: 250-365-2154

Drop off or mail: 1007 2nd Street, Castlegar, BC V1N 1Y4