Lower Mainland Purpose Society
35 hours per week
Supervise a safe, secure and supportive environment between parents/families and children, where there are child protection concerns.
- Provide guidance and modeling for parenting skills.
- Enable children and families to promote and nurture appropriate, positive relationships with one another.
- Intervene during visits should any safety concerns arise.
- Where necessary, transportation of children/youth to visitation site.
- Communicate regularly with child protection social workers.
- Participate in Family Case Planning Conference and Integrated Case Management, including monitoring and reviewing expectations, progress and outcomes.
- Work with at-risk and marginalized families within the community.
- Work with families from diverse cultural backgrounds.
- Maintain files in accordance with the accreditation standards.
- Work collaboratively with the funder and other community partners.
- Minimum of an undergraduate degree in a related area (e.g. social work, child and youth care, psychology) and 2-years experience in the field of family and children services, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Knowledge of child development, positive parenting and family dynamics.
- Knowledge of behaviour management techniques.
- Knowledge of behavioral and neurological disorders.
- Experience working with at-risk children and families.
- Maintain current First-Aid and Non-Violent crisis intervention certificate.
- Vehicle required and flexibility to work evenings.
- Bilingual or Multilingual an asset.
- Must be available to work evenings and weekends and have the use of a car.
Apply in confidence to:
Lynda Fletcher-Gordon, Director of Youth and Family Programs
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