Opportunities

Job Title: Administrative Assistant 2

Qualifications, Experience, & Duties: See the job description attached.

Job Location: Campbell River

Hours: 31. 5 hours per week (.9)

Status: Regular, part-time

Schedule: To be determined with the Operations Manager

Salary Rate: $24.43 – 28.04 JJEP Grid Level 7 – Step 1*

Start Date:  May 21, 2024

Closing Date: April 16, 2024

Apply to (cover letter, resume, and 3 references):

Laurie Overton, Executive Director

Email: laurie.overton@crfs.ca

This position is open to applicants of all genders.

This position requires union membership and the completion of a criminal record check.

Vehicle required for the performance of duties.

Campbell River Family Services Society is an employment equity employer.

*All JJEP/Paraprofessional positions are subject to wage grid levels. Positions begin at Step 1 and are increased to Steps 2 through 4 based on the number of hours worked.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 POSITION TITLE: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

CLASSIFICATION: Administrative Assistant 2 –JJEP GRID LEVEL 7

REPORTS TO: OPERATIONS MANAGER

WORK SITE: CAMPBELL RIVER, BC

Campbell River Family Services Society (CRFSS) has served families' needs since 1977. We are a non-profit, charitable organization with extensive experience providing quality services to children, youth, adults, and families. CRFSS is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and is staffed by qualified, dedicated individuals throughout all levels of the organization.

Our Mission: We enhance the well-being of families and individuals through the programs and services we provide.

Our Vision: Because Campbell River Family Services Society exists:

  • Campbell River Families have the resources they need to be healthy, strong, and resilient.
  • Campbell River has an organization that is stable, healthy, and able to provide important family programs and services.
  • Campbell River is a strong, thriving, connected community where the well-being of families matters.

Three Key Strategic Priorities:

  1. Exemplary Service to Clients
  2. Sustainability of Operations
  3. Enhancing Truth and Reconciliation

Summary

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Administrative Assistant provides reception, and clerical assistance in the office, prepares correspondence, reports, and other documents, and maintains various records, files, and related filing systems.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Answers telephone and in-person inquiries; routes to appropriate staff members if required. Sorts and distributes incoming mail and processes outgoing mail; supports staff in the use of office equipment such as computers, printers, copiers, and facsimile equipment.
  • Follows procedures for the set-up and lock-up of the premises each day.
  • Performs other support duties related to program areas, such as providing information to clients or visitors and assisting Team Leaders in the electronic filing of program referrals.
  • Assist management in new employee orientation by learning Xerox functions (scan, email, and faxing), mail procedures, van use procedures, and the assignment of office keys.
  • Maintains and updates the organization’s files and filing systems as related to the OH&S office checklist and key management system.
  • Orders office and janitorial supplies in consultation with the Operations Manager.
  • Ensures that office, meeting rooms, staff room and other areas are maintained in a clean and tidy manner.
  • Attending Administration meetings as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Abilities, Skills, and Knowledge

  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 and Canva
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to organize work and carry out the duties of the position with independence
  • Ability to operate telephone system and other office equipment
  • Ability to deal effectively with others

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Grade 12, plus completion of a program of up to one (1) year in office administration training.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • One (1) year of recent related experience.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Additional Information

  • Through a person-centred approach, demonstrate a level of cultural sensitivity and understanding of the client population’s cultural and socio-economic characteristics.
  • Have a positive conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.
  • Ability to work respectfully in partnership with other team members.
  • Ability to deal effectively, either in person or over the phone, with individuals who are sometimes agitated, angry, and/or threatening; ability to interact with vulnerable people in a helping role.
  • Have excellent listening, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing; strong language and grammatical skills.
  • Some lifting and moving of office supplies in and around an office.

Diversity

Campbell River Family Services Society welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. Our mission is to build a workplace as diverse as the community we serve, ensuring that everyone has an opportunity, regardless of background or identity.  Multilingual skills and multicultural competence are assets. Together, we'll redefine what's possible in the social services sector.

Job Title: PEACE Counsellor/Child & Family Counsellor

Qualifications, Experience, & Duties: See the job description attached.

Job Location: Campbell River

Hours: 28 hours per week (.8 FTE)* see hour breakdown:

17 hours per week – Gold River PEACE Program

10.5 hours per week – Child & Youth Counsellor

Status: Regular, part-time

Schedule: To be determined with the Executive Director

Salary Rate: $37.55 - $47.46 per hour, Paraprofessional grid 14, step 1*

Apply to (cover letter, resume, and 3 references):

Laurie Overton, Executive Director

Email: laurie.overton@crfs.ca

 This position is open to applicants of all genders.

This position requires union membership and the completion of a criminal record check.

Vehicle required for the performance of duties.

Campbell River Family Services Society is an employment equity employer.

*All JJEP/Paraprofessional positions are subject to wage grid levels. Positions begin at Step 1 and are increased to Steps 2 through 4 based on the number of hours worked.

JOB DESCRIPTION

PROGRAM TITLE: CHILD/YOUTH DESIGNATED COUNSELLING PROGRAMS

POSITION TITLE: CHILD & FAMILY COUNSELLOR

CLASSIFICATION: ADULT, YOUTH, AND/OR CHILD COUNSELLOR – PARAPROFFESIONAL GRID LEVEL 14

REPORTS TO: CHILD AND YOUTH TEAM LEADER

WORK SITE: CAMPBELL RIVER, BC

Campbell River Family Services Society (CRFSS) has served families' needs since 1977. We are a non-profit, charitable organization with extensive experience providing quality services to children, youth, adults, and families. CRFSS is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and is staffed by qualified, dedicated individuals throughout all levels of the organization.

Our Mission: We enhance the well-being of families and individuals through the programs and services we provide.

Our Vision: Because Campbell River Family Services Society exists:

  • Campbell River Families have the resources they need to be healthy, strong, and resilient.
  • Campbell River has an organization that is stable, healthy, and able to provide important family programs and services.
  • Campbell River is a strong, thriving, connected community where the well-being of families matters.

Three Key Strategic Priorities:

  1. Exemplary Service to Clients
  2. Sustainability of Operations
  3. Enhancing Truth and Reconciliation

Summary

Reporting to the Team Leader, the Child & Family Counsellor provides services to children, youth, and their parents/caregivers.  These services include assessing client problems, developing and implementing counselling plans, planning and conducting individual and/or group counselling sessions using a variety of therapeutic counselling techniques, providing skill building in problem areas and providing case management services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gathers information relevant to clients’ problems by interviewing, observing behaviour, meeting with caregivers and service providers and using a variety of inventories, checklists, and questionnaires. Conducts structured analyses of the information gathered to provide an assessment of clients’ problems.
  • Develops and implements counselling plans and interventions using a variety of therapeutic counselling techniques drawn from theoretical frameworks such as family systems, solution-focused, narrative, psycho-dynamic group work, and advanced group counselling techniques to resolve the assessed problems.
  • Monitors clients’ progress and provides follow-up planning.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling plans, report clients’ progress and discuss case management and related concerns with therapists, social workers, peers, or other professionals.
  • Provides case management services and consultation to other service providers. Provides information on and refers clients to other community service providers, resources or professionals as required.
  • Provides skill building in the areas of parenting skills, anger management or self-management skills.
  • Maintains related records and statistics and provides reports to the supervisor as required.
  • Liaises with and/or promotes the interests of clients with other community service providers, professionals or school personnel as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Abilities, Skills, and Knowledge

  • Well-developed interpersonal, counselling, oral and written communication skills
  • Good organization, time, and general management skills
  • Knowledge of group process and facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of theory, principles, and practices in the field
  • Cultural sensitivity and understanding of the client

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related human/social service field
  • Two (2) years of recent related experience

 Additional Information

This position requires you to work in a stressful environment, on an outreach basis, outside the organization’s facilities.  The worker often deals with clients in crisis situations.  Managing emergency situations is an ongoing expectation of this position.  The worker may be required to work outside normal office hours, depending upon the availability of the client.  A vehicle is required for the performance of duties.

 Diversity

Campbell River Family Services Society welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. Our mission is to build a workplace as diverse as the community we serve, ensuring that everyone has an opportunity, regardless of background or identity.  Multilingual skills and multicultural competence are assets. Together, we'll redefine what's possible in the social services sector.