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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.


JULY 26, 2016 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO.  16-66
POSITION: Residential Care Worker – Casual  (This position requires CUPE union membership)
CURRENT LOCATION: Georgia House – Delta (Ladner)
CURRENT HOURS: On-Call Status  (shift times vary – must be available to work a variety of shifts, including overnights)
(In accordance with policy for casual employment, minimum average one shift per month commitment dependent upon shift availability.)
POSITION SUMMARY:
Support and provide care for five adults with autism, in a residential care setting.  Providing reliable supervision, care and advocacy for five adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting.  Assist and teach personal care and hygiene, meal prep, grocery shopping, housekeeping, laundry, transportation, medical appointments, as well as behavioural and emotional support.  Candidate must be willing to plan and participate with the residents in community recreational activities. 
QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Minimum of 3 months experience working with clients with Autism/PDD, and other intellectual disabilities and/or clients with possible physical aggression, including effective responses to their behaviour i.e. NVCPI, etc.
•    2 years post-secondary education, preferably in behavior sciences, social work, behavior analysis or community social service equivalent
•    Knowledge of ABA principles and behaviour management strategies
•    Ability to implement positive programming strategies
•    Ability to actively contribute to and follow behaviour and safety management plans, support plans and instill consistency and stability in a home environment
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    All employment requirements (which include First Aid/CPR, criminal record check, NCI Training, class 4 unrestricted driver’s license, medical clearance, TB screening, Code of Ethics, proof of SIN card, immunization form) must be valid and current or your application will not be considered
•    Familiar with adult rights and responsibilities
•    Familiar with adult licensing regulations
•    Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative
•    Ability to use a word processor (Word for Windows) to produce objective, clear and concise written data and reports and to access email, including Outlook, for regular communication
•    Demonstrated success working in a team environment featuring cooperation, collaboration and communication skills
•    Ability to follow a petty cash system and report expenses
•    Willingness to assist clients in completing personal hygiene tasks, eating and dietary needs, and behaviour management
•    Participate fully in swimming, skating, hiking, running, and a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities
•    Ability to participate in tasks including routine maintenance related to running a residential facility (housekeeping)
•    Able to actively seek out new community/recreation experiences
•    Able to transport and support clients in the community
START DATE: As soon as possible
BENEFITS:  As per collective agreement
SALARY: $16.81 per hour
CLOSING DATE:  August 2, 2016
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
NAOMI GLENVAD-TERAMOTO, PROGRAM MANAGER    
nglenvad@sourcesbc.ca    FAX: 604-940-9518



JULY 22, 2016 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING 

COMPETITION NO. 16-64

POSITION:  Residential Care Worker – Permanent Part-Time  
                    This position requires CUPE Union membership and is open to male and female applicants.
CURRENT LOCATION: Chestnut House – Delta (Ladner)
CURRENT HOURS: 32 hours per week (Friday-Saturday 4pm-12am, Sunday 4pm-10pm, Monday-Tuesday 5-10pm)
POSITION SUMMARY: 
Sources BC governs a wide range of programs in the Lower Mainland with the aim to enhance social wellness for our community.  The Chestnut House program is located in Ladner.  The RCW at Chestnut House contributes to a highly organized, team oriented, and dynamic work environment that supports clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder in residential and community settings.  Staff engage in daily recreation and vocation in the community with residents.  They are active, verbal, mobile, and highly involved in the community.  Positive support and engagement through conversation, games, and out-trips, special events, sports, to name a few, are routine.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum 3 months experience working with people with developmental disabilities and/or behavioural challenges.
Current class 5 driver’s license is required.
2 years post-secondary education, preferably in behavior sciences, social work, community social service or equivalent.
All employment requirements (which include First Aid, NCI Training, medical clearance, TB test, criminal record check, proof of SIN, immunization form, Class 5 Driver’s License) 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 walking, biking, 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. NVCI, and positive behaviour support.
Able to actively contribute to and follow safety, behaviour management, support plans, and instill consistency and stability in a home environment.
Demonstrated cooperation and communication skills as part of a team with co-workers and management.
Ability to transport (using program vehicles) and support clients in the community at their sites of employment, recreation, or other sites as required.  
Ability to participate in tasks as assigned, including routine residential facility maintenance.
START DATE: As soon as possible
SALARY: 17.50 per hour
BENEFITS:  Yes, as per collective agreement
CLOSING DATE: August 1, 2016 
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
WILLIAM BRUNKE, MANAGER   applicationswb@gmail.com   



July, 15, 2016 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING 
COMPETITION NO. 16-63
POSITION: Poverty Law Advocate – Full-Time 
CURRENT LOCATION: Poverty Law Program - Surrey
CURRENT HOURS: 35 hr/wk
POSITION SUMMARY: 
This position provides comprehensive advocacy services to marginalized individuals and families for income assistance, disability assistance; to maintain tenancy, Canada Pension Plan Disability, Employment and Insurance, debt, and other income support related programs.  Provides assistance and representation through administration hearing processes.  Provides services in Punjabi.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum two years post-secondary education in related field (law or social work related),
Minimum two years of experience in tenant, disability and income support programs advocacy, an understanding of applicable legislation and analytical ability and the ability to negotiate and mediate on behalf of clients with landlords and government agencies etc.,
Excellent interpersonal skills, including verbal and written skills, team oriented and exercises good judgment – must be fluent in speaking Punjabi, 
Self-motivated with well-developed case management and planning skills; organization, time management, problem solving and decision making skills essential,
Knowledge of local community resources and an awareness and understanding of poverty related issues,
May be required to work the occasional weekend or evening.
Criminal Record Check is required.
START DATE: Aug.15, 2016 Car Required: Yes 
END DATE: Permanent (based on funding) 
SALARY: $19.00 - $22.00 per hour
CLOSING DATE: July 31st, 2016
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER, AND RESUME TO:
ADVOCACY PROGRAMS MANAGER, 
jobpostingsadvocacy@gmail.com 



JULY 14, 2016 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

COMPETITION NO. 16-61

POSITION: Life Skills Instructor – Permanent Part-Time
CURRENT LOCATION: Life Skills Resource Centre – Surrey (Newton)
CURRENT HOURS: 20 hrs/wk (Mon-Fri)
POSITION SUMMARY: 
This position involves supporting adults who live and work with intellectual and/or physical challenges.  The position will involve be working in a team setting in a centre-based program located in Newton. The program supports approximately 50 individuals who attend the Adult Day Program and an Afternoon Program at this location.  The primary focus of this position will be to assist other staff top organize and provide daily activities that would include accessing the community and helping participants to be able to access community resources. This will include some 1-1 support as well as working in group operating from the Life Skills Centre. Staff is required to assist with personal care and working with participants who have some moderate behavioural challenges.  
QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum requirement is the equivalent of a 2 year Community Services Worker’s Diploma or the equivalent of education and experience.
Minimum 2 years paid and/or volunteer work experience is required.
Familiarity with Community Inclusion and the goals of Community Living British Columbia.
Skills and experience with music and theatre would be an asset.
Familiarity with local community music and theatre programs would be an asset.
Comfort with and understanding of people with Autistic behaviours is a strong asset.
Candidates must have a good command of the English language, and familiarity with Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, or Chinese would be an asset.
A Class 4 driver’s license with a clean driving record is required to drive the program vans or mini-bus.
Ability to pass a Criminal Record check is required.
Comfort and familiarity with the use of Windows related programs and internet resources is essential.  
START DATE: As soon as possible
SALARY: $17.33 per hour
BENEFITS: As per benefits package
CLOSING DATE: July 29, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
MICHAEL KALMUK, MANAGER OF SOURCES LIFE SKILLS CENTRE
mkalmuk@sourcesbc.ca Fax:  604-592-5595



JUNE 28, 2016 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

COMPETITION NO. 16-55
POSITION: Manager, Positive Behavior Support Program – Permanent Part-Time
CURRENT LOCATION: Surrey BC
CURRENT HOURS: 32 hours per week

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Manager supervises the MCFD funded PBS team, our fee for service Access program and our FASD Key Worker. The Manager acts as a clinical resource for the PBS staff he/she supervises, families, caregivers, community agencies and all those involved with the child and family. He/she, conducts assessments, designs behavioural strategies and programs specific to the home and community environments; organizes or provides training and clinically supervises the Behaviour Consultants who implement the plan with the family.  This position is also responsible for leading, supporting and supervising staff, representing our program with our funders and in the community.  The manager will ensure clinical standards and practices are maintained. 

Also, the manager will oversee and direct our new ACCESS program; a fee for service positive behaviour support program with a modest team of BI’s, Consultants, and Behaviour Analysts.  This is a growth program and will require dedicated hours on an as needed basis.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1.    MA in related field
2.    BCBA or BCaBA
3.    3 years manager/coordinator experience
4.    5 years working directly with families as a consultant and/or behaviour analyst
5.    Proven communication skills with funders, partners, clients
6.    Own vehicle, and valid BC driver’s license
7.    Successful criminal record check

START DATE: August 29, 2016
SALARY: $31.00 - $35.00 per hour
BENEFITS:  Full benefits as per Society policy
CLOSING DATE: July 29, 2016   

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
Director of Child, Family and Counselling Services
sourcesdcfcs@gmail.com       Fax: 604 531-2316