Permanent Part-Time Community Outreach Worker

Organization: 
Westcoast Community Resources Society
Deadline: 
Feb 28 2019 - 5:00pm
Hours: 

20 hours per week (Tuesday to Thursday)

Remuneration: 

$21.56/hour plus vacation and benefits

Job Description: 

Westcoast Community Resources Society is a charitable organization which shares the community’s vision that every member’s
well-being is ensured. We have a number of ministry funded programs providing free and confidential services to community members on the west coast. The Community Outreach Worker promotes WCRS and its services to the west coast communities through planning, implementing and coordinating drop in and outreach activities as well participating in community based program development and evaluation.

Skills and Qualities Required: 

1. A diploma in human/social services or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. One to three years previous work in a similar environment required.
3. Direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated working knowledge of community based programs and related
provincial and community support systems.
4. Full & valid BC. Drivers License, own vehicle in good working condition and appropriate insurance.

Skills:
1. Strong computer skills including use of Microsoft Office applications, updating the Society’s website and social media platforms such as Facebook.
2. Knowledge of west coast communities.
3. Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
4. Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
5. Excellent time management and organizational skills.
6. Crisis intervention skills.
7. Exceptional interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills.
5. Level 1 First Aid training.
6. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training.
7. Food Safe certification.

How to Apply: 

Contact: We welcome any interested candidates to apply by email
carrie [at] wccrs [dot] ca or by fax 250.726.2353 attention to Manager of Operations, Westcoast Community Resources Society.

Additional Information: 

The position is open to female and male applicants.
This position requires union membership.

Location

Ucluelet, BC