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Careers at Sources

At Sources, we believe that the workforce is a vital resource that contributes to social wellness for our community.  We also know that the skill of our workforce is the foundation of a healthy and vibrant economy in our community and beyond.



NOVEMBER 27, 2014 | EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

COMPETITION NO. 14-E6

POSITION:  Residential Care Worker – Casual On-Call Status
                    This position requires CUPE Union membership and is open to male and female applicants.
CURRENT LOCATION: Chestnut House – Delta (Ladner)
CURRENT HOURS: Variable
POSITION SUMMARY:
Sources BC governs a large variety of programs in the Lower Mainland each with the common aim to enhance social wellness for our community. Chestnut House program is located in Ladner. The RCW supports clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities in residential and community settings.  Support is provided in daily recreation/vocation settings in the community.  Clients may need support with behaviour management. Clients are active, vocal, and usually highly involved in the community.  Positive support and engagement through conversation, games, and out-trips, special events, sports, to name a few, are routine.  The RCW contributes to a highly organized, team oriented and dynamic work environment.
QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Minimum 3 months experience working with people with developmental disabilities
•    2 years post-secondary education, preferably in behavior sciences, social work, or community social service or equivalent
•    All employment requirements (which include First Aid, NCI Training, medical clearance, TB test, Sources training course, criminal record check, proof of SIN, immunization form) must be valid and current  by agency-set deadlines or your application will not be considered
•    Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative and actively use critical thinking skills
•    Ability to use a word processor (Word for Windows) to produce concise, clear, professional written data and reports and use email, including Outlook, for regular communication
•    Ability to follow a petty cash system and report expenses
•    Participate fully in biking, skating, sports, and a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities
•    Experience working with adults with Autism/PDD and/or clients with possible physical aggression, including effective responses to such behaviour i.e. NVPCI
•    Able to actively contribute to and follow safety, behaviour, support plans and instill consistency and stability in a home environment
•    Ability to support clients with long- and short-term goals and care plans, and behaviour management
•    Demonstrated cooperative work with others in a team and communication skills with co-workers and management
•    Ability to transport and support clients in the community at their sites of employment, recreation, or other sites as required
•    Ability to participate in tasks, incuding routine maintenance, related to running a residential facility

CLOSING DATE: December 5, 2014
SALARY: $16.17 an hour per wage grid plus 9.8% of straight-time earnings in lieu of statutory holidays and vacation
START DATE: January 1, 2015, or ASAP
BENEFITS:  As per collective agreement
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
WILLIAM BRUNKE, MANAGER   applicationswb@gmail.com   Fax: 604-946-8110


NOVEMBER 27, 2014 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

COMPETITION NO. 14-81

POSITION: Community & Volunteer Development Manager – Permanent Full-Time
CURRENT LOCATION: Volunteer Program – White Rock
CURRENT HOURS: 35
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Community Development Volunteer Manager’s primary responsibilities are to oversee the effective delivery of the Volunteer Services program, including personnel management, volunteer recruitment and training.  A critical part of this position is to develop and ensure a “Sources presence” at community engagement activities such as festivals, and support Sources signature fundraising events through the recruitment of volunteers.
QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Diploma/certificate in human services or volunteer management or equivalent training and experience
•    Able to work a flexible schedule that includes statutory holidays, weekends, week nights
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public-speaking
•    Proficient in the use of a database computer program
•    Experience in grant writing and reporting
•    Experience supervising employees and volunteers
•    Local community awareness and experience working in a not-for-profit agency
•    Must possess a valid driver’s license and vehicle
•    Clear criminal record check
START DATE: As soon as possible
SALARY: $25.00 per hour
BENEFITS:  As per benefits package
CLOSING DATE: December 12, 2014

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
DENISE DARRELL, DIRECTOR OF WOMEN AND COMMUNITY SERVICES 
sourcesvolmgr@gmail.com


NOVEMBER 24, 2014 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

COMPETITION NO. 14-80


POSITION:    Youth Care Worker & Assistant Person-In-Charge (Permanent Full-Time)
CURRENT LOCATION:  Family Connections Centre - Surrey
CURRENT HOURS:         40 hours per week (shift work required)


ALL POSITIONS DESIGNATED BY SOURCES COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRES REQUIRE A CRIMINAL RECORDS REVIEW PRIOR TO AN APPLICANT BEING EMPLOYED IN ANY CAPACITY. CERTAIN POLICE RECORDS MAY PRECLUDE APPOINTMENT TO CERTAIN POSITIONS.

PROGRAM SUMMARY:
The Family Connections Centre (FCC) is a family reunification/preservation program funded by MCFD and operated by Sources Community Resources Society.  It is a 5 bed resource for youth at risk of being placed outside of their family, or working toward return.  Youth are engaged in a therapeutic milieu during the week, and the family is engaged at a parenting and therapeutic level.  Youth stay for four months in residence and families can be supported prior to the residential component and in after care services. 


POSITION SUMMARY:
This position has as dual role, in part as a Youth Care Worker and in part as Assistant Person In Charge.  The Child and Youth Care Counsellor at the Family Connections Centre is responsible for day-to-day child care activities in the residential program.  These activities include carrying out daily routines and therapeutic activities, behaviour management, report writing and communication with families.

It is the responsibility of the Assistant Manager, under the direction of the Program Manager, to: ensure the policies of the FCC operating manual, Sources policies, and the Community Care Facilities Act are followed; provide direction and guidance to staff under the Manager’s direction and ensure the completion of Administrative duties as determined by the Program Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    BA in related field preferred – minimum, certificate in Child and Youth Care, Family Work or other psychology related discipline – combination of experience and education considered
•    Five years working with youth and/or families
•    1 year program supervision
•    Working knowledge of family systems, youth cognitive and physical development, PTSD and other mental health diagnoses, substance use and other normative issues facing youth and their families   
•    First aid and CPR training is current and equivalent to Worksafe/licensing requirements
•    Valid driver’s license (class 5) with a clean driving record

START DATE:  December 15, 2014
SALARY:  $19.00 - $22.00 per hour
BENEFITS:  As per benefits package
CLOSING DATE: December 5, 2014

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
Director of Child, Family and Counselling Services
sourcesdcfcs@gmail.com



NOVEMBER 18, 2014 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING


COMPETITION NO. 14-79

POSITION:                Family Therapist – Permanent Part-Time
CURRENT LOCATION: Family Connections Centre - Surrey
CURRENT HOURS:       28 hours per week 
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Family Connections Centre (FCC) is a residential treatment program for adolescents and their families.  FCC is a unique family reunification program which provides a therapeutic milieu within which adolescents and their families work towards resolving their conflicts.  Working with a small, close, and skilled team, the family therapist provides family counselling to the youth and their families.  The Family Therapist provides family therapy to clients of the Family Connections Centre.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Masters level degree from an accredited institution in a related field
•    Three years’ of experience in providing therapy to families
•    Experience in working with, or providing counselling to youth
•    First Aid and CPR training must be current and equivalent to Worksafe BC and/or Licensing requirements
•    Experience in residential services an asset
•    Must have working knowledge and application of family systems therapy techniques
•    Understanding of trauma and ability to provide trauma therapies, including CBT an asset
•    Knowledge of attachment theory, application and asset
•    Familiarity with youth issues, including addictions, sexuality, cognitive development, etc.

START DATE: December 5, 2014
SALARY: $27.00 – 32.00 per hour
BENEFITS: As per benefits package
CLOSING DATE: November 28, 2014
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
Director of Child, Family and counselling Services
sourcesdcfcs@gmail.com




November 7, 2014


Home Share Provider


Sources Community Resources Society is actively seeking a Home Share Provider in the Abbotsford area to support a highly independent young man who loves fishing and gaming. This individual is looking for someone who will support him with his mental health, help him to find employment and wants to participate in activities and outings. This individual would prefer to live in a non-smoking home in his own suite. A male caregiver is preferred, as is a home that is close to transit.

Applicants must have experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health issues. Experience in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities gain employment would be an asset. Applicants will be required to have Adult Emergency First Aid and CPR, criminal record check, valid BC driver's license and drivers abstract. Shortlisted applicants will need to complete a thorough home study.

To apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your living situation, the space you have available, community you live in and your experience with by email cconlin@sourcesbc.ca  or fax your information to: 604-946-8429 Attn: Home Share Program Coordinator. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Compensation: as per contracted amount


Home Share Providers (Delta, Surrey, Langley)
Do you want to help someone reach their full potential? ....
Do you have experience supporting adults with developmental disabilities develop life skills? ....
Have you thought considerably about providing care out of your home? ...
If so, we are looking for you!

Sources Community Resources Society is currently seeking potential Home Share Providers in the Surrey/Delta/Langley area to provide support to adults with developmental disabilities. Applicants must have a room or separate suite available in their home, as well as, experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities, mental health issues and behavioural challenges. Adult Emergency First Aid and CPR, criminal record check, valid BC driver's license and drivers abstract are required. Please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your living situation, the space you have available (suite or bedroom), community you live in and experience by email cconlin@sourcesbc.ca  or fax your information to: 604-946-8429 Attn: Home Share Program Coordinator. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Compensation: As per contracted amount

Closing date: January 7, 2014


Christine Conlin
Home Share Program Coordinator
Sources Community Resources Society
Tel. (604) 940-2462
Cell.(778) 688-8284
cconlin@sourcesbc.ca