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Community Facilitator
Job ID: 11561
Start Date: ASAP
Wage: 23.10 to start
Hours: 37.5 per week (Night Shifts)
Duties: Under the supervision of the Community Connect Coordinator, the Community Facilitator is based in the Outreach Office and the warming center, provides assistance to clients of CVTS who are presenting a variety of issues including but not limited to violence, homelessness and poverty. This individual facilitates problem solving, accessing information and referrals. Provides support, accompaniment, and transportation assistance. Assists clients in setting goals and safety planning.
Requirements: Education, Training and Experience • Human Service Worker certificate, or diploma in a related human/social service field. • One-year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Skills and Knowledge • Training in crisis intervention, safety planning, • Knowledge of issues related to homelessness, problem substance use, harm reduction, trauma, mental wellness, poverty • Experience and/or training dealing with violent or aggressive people. • Current knowledge of community programs and services and related provincial support systems • Proven ability to work with tact and diplomacy with service providers in the community • Knowledge of the justice system, health services, child welfare system and other related statutes. • Ability of work independently and take initiative. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Conflict resolution skills. • Demonstrates respect for the individuality, privacy, and decision-making process of each client. Other • Must have a vehicle in good operating condition and a full class 5 BC driver’s license. • Valid Level I First Aid Certificate including CPR. • FoodSafe certification • Clear Criminal Record Check
Company: Comox Valley Transition Society
Contact: Tracey Hill
Notes: We are recruiting for night shift support. Shifts run from 7:30pm to 8:00am (12.5 hrs). Full time or part time positions are available. We currently do not require our staff to be vaccinated for Covid-19 but cannot guarantee it will not be mandated in the future by the PHO.
Fax: 250-897-0595
Email: hr@cvts.ca
Address: 625 England Ave.
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