JOB POSTING

Position: Mentoring Coordinator of Virtual Programs – TEMPORARY POSITION

Start Date: July 2, 2020                 End Date: March 30, 2021

Rate of pay: $20.55/hour              Hours: 14-28/week (funding dependent)

Application Deadline: June 19 2020

General Description

The Mentoring Coordinator of Virtual Programs is a unique position in response to COVID19 with funding from The Government of Canada administered by Abbotsford Community Foundation.

The Mentoring will provide casework management in accordance with the National Standards set out by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. The incumbent will be responsible for developing our virtual program capacity, consulting with other team members to ensure effect program delivery and evaluating the virtual programs to determine effectiveness and recommend any changes. The general duties of the Mentoring Coordinator of Virtual Programs will not differ from other Mentoring Coordinators and will include: the effective recruitment, selection, training, matching, supervision, monitoring and evaluation of both the volunteer mentors and youth participating in our virtual programs.

The Mentoring Coordinator will work within the guidelines, policies and mission of the agency and will be accountable to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities

  • works under direction of the Executive Director or designate
  • development and evaluation of virtual programs
  • overseeing recruitment, screening, training, matching and supervision of volunteer mentors and youth participating in our programs
  • administrative duties associated with managing a caseload including the use of the client management system database
  • adherence to National Standard guidelines while performing casework duties
  • other responsibilities considered to fall under the scope of the position.

Expectations

  • demonstrates belief in BBBS Mission, Vision and Diversity statements of the agency
  • adheres to internal administrative reporting and procedures
  • respects the policies as set by the Board, including privacy and confidentiality
  • communicates and interacts tactfully and respectfully
  • exhibits and models a professional demeanour
  • follows direction carefully and independently
  • exhibits and models appropriate oral and written communication skills
  • exhibits and models sound organizational and planning skills
  • exhibits and models creative problem solving habits and priority setting skills
  • performs multiple tasks and responsibilities in a complete and timely manner

Duties

  • recruitment, orientation, screening, interviewing, training and supervision of volunteer mentors
  • orientation, interviewing, screening and assessing youth referred to our agency
  • coordination of virtual events (program)
  • liaising with schools or other involved community and social service agencies as appropriate for assessment of youth
  • conducting child safety training program with volunteers, youth and parent/guardian
  • supervision of active caseload matches in accordance with National Standards
  • maintaining case notes and appropriate documentation on all cases in accordance with National Standards
  • updating CRM database as needed/required
  • maintaining accurate statistics of caseload for reports to the Executive Director, Board, service providers and donors
  • ensuring volunteers and clients are informed of any pertinent agency information such as upcoming activities or events, changes in policy or programs, etc.
  • participation in the planning of various outings, events, fundraisers and activities as needed
  • performing duties as assigned in a complete and timely manner

Qualifications

  • diploma in social service field with a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in youth focused social services; or an equivalent combination of each
  • awareness of federal and provincial child welfare legislation

Skills

  • computer proficiency including experience with virtual/online platforms
  • working knowledge of client records management systems
  • experience with using basic counselling skills (attending, active listening, empathy, etc.)
  • ability to work independently
  • strong communication skills including experience facilitating online meetings

Please apply, in writing, to corina.carroll@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
No phone calls please. Only qualified applicants will be considered.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


JOB POSTING

Position:                      Youth Worker (Temporary- Canada Summer Jobs Program)
Reports to:                  Mentoring Coordinator
Start Date:                  ASAP
Hours:                         14-21 hours/week (hours may increase during peak seasons)
Location:                     Abbotsford

Application Deadline: June 12, 2020

General Description

The Youth Worker will provide support to the Mentoring Coordinators with casework management in accordance with the National Standards set out by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada.  The Youth Worker will assist with recruitment, selection, training, matching, supervision, monitoring and evaluation of both the volunteer mentors and youth participating in our programs.

The Youth Worker will work within the guidelines, policies and mission of the agency and will be accountable to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities

  • works under direction of the Mentoring Coordinators
  • is responsible for assisting with recruitment, screening, training, matching and supervision of volunteer mentors and youth participating in our programs
  • is responsible for the administrative duties assigned by the Mentoring Coordinators
  • will follow National Standard guidelines while performing casework duties
  • may be assigned other responsibilities considered to fall under the scope of the position.

Expectations

  • demonstrates belief in BBBS Mission, Vision and Diversity statements of the agency
  • adheres to internal administrative reporting and procedures
  • respects the policies, including privacy and confidentiality
  • communicates and interacts tactfully and respectfully
  • exhibits and models a professional demeanor
  • follows direction carefully and independently
  • exhibits and models appropriate oral and written communication skills
  • exhibits and models sound organizational and planning skills
  • exhibits and models creative problem solving habits and priority setting skills
  • performs multiple tasks and responsibilities in a complete and timely manner

Duties

  • assist with recruitment, orientation, screening, interviewing, training and supervision of volunteer mentors
  • assist with orientation, interviewing, screening and assessing youth referred to our agency
  • liaise with schools or other involved community and social service agencies as appropriate for assessment of youth as directed by the Mentoring Coordinator
  • support and/or co-facilitate child safety training program with volunteers, youth and parent/guardian
  • support supervision of active caseload matches in accordance with National Standards
  • maintain case notes and appropriate documentation on all cases in accordance with National Standards
  • update CRM database as needed/required
  • collect accurate statistics of caseload for reports to the Executive Director, Board, service providers and donors
  • participate in the planning of various outings, events, fundraisers and activities as needed
  • participate in public events for the purpose of recruiting and raising awareness of our agency as needed
  • performing duties as assigned in a complete and timely manner

Qualifications

  • educational focus in child and youth care, social work, criminology, psychology or other related studies
  • experience working in youth focused social services;
  • or an equivalent combination of each
  • awareness of federal and provincial child welfare legislation

Skills

  • computer proficiency
  • working knowledge of client records management systems
  • experience with using basic counselling skills (attending, active listening, empathy, etc.)
  • ability to work independently
  • strong communication skills

Requirements

  • current class 5 drivers’ license with business insurance and 3 million liability coverage
  • clear criminal record check

Assets

  • Second language proficiency
  • Knowledge of local community needs

Remuneration

Starting rate: $16.40/hour + 4% vacation pay

Please apply, in writing, to corina.carroll@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
No phone calls please. Only qualified applicants will be considered.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


JOB POSTING

Position:                      Youth Worker (Temporary- Canada Summer Jobs Program)
Reports to:                  Mentoring Coordinator
Start Date:                  ASAP
Hours:                         14-21 hours/week (hours may increase during peak seasons)
Location:                     Chilliwack

Application Deadline: June 12, 2020

General Description

The Youth Worker will provide support to the Mentoring Coordinators with casework management in accordance with the National Standards set out by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada.  The Youth Worker will assist with recruitment, selection, training, matching, supervision, monitoring and evaluation of both the volunteer mentors and youth participating in our programs.

The Youth Worker will work within the guidelines, policies and mission of the agency and will be accountable to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities

  • works under direction of the Mentoring Coordinators
  • is responsible for assisting with recruitment, screening, training, matching and supervision of volunteer mentors and youth participating in our programs
  • is responsible for the administrative duties assigned by the Mentoring Coordinators
  • will follow National Standard guidelines while performing casework duties
  • may be assigned other responsibilities considered to fall under the scope of the position.

Expectations

  • demonstrates belief in BBBS Mission, Vision and Diversity statements of the agency
  • adheres to internal administrative reporting and procedures
  • respects the policies, including privacy and confidentiality
  • communicates and interacts tactfully and respectfully
  • exhibits and models a professional demeanor
  • follows direction carefully and independently
  • exhibits and models appropriate oral and written communication skills
  • exhibits and models sound organizational and planning skills
  • exhibits and models creative problem solving habits and priority setting skills
  • performs multiple tasks and responsibilities in a complete and timely manner

Duties

  • assist with recruitment, orientation, screening, interviewing, training and supervision of volunteer mentors
  • assist with orientation, interviewing, screening and assessing youth referred to our agency
  • liaise with schools or other involved community and social service agencies as appropriate for assessment of youth as directed by the Mentoring Coordinator
  • support and/or co-facilitate child safety training program with volunteers, youth and parent/guardian
  • support supervision of active caseload matches in accordance with National Standards
  • maintain case notes and appropriate documentation on all cases in accordance with National Standards
  • update CRM database as needed/required
  • collect accurate statistics of caseload for reports to the Executive Director, Board, service providers and donors
  • participate in the planning of various outings, events, fundraisers and activities as needed
  • participate in public events for the purpose of recruiting and raising awareness of our agency as needed
  • performing duties as assigned in a complete and timely manner

Qualifications

  • educational focus in child and youth care, social work, criminology, psychology or other related studies
  • experience working in youth focused social services;
  • or an equivalent combination of each
  • awareness of federal and provincial child welfare legislation

Skills

  • computer proficiency
  • working knowledge of client records management systems
  • experience with using basic counselling skills (attending, active listening, empathy, etc.)
  • ability to work independently
  • strong communication skills

Requirements

  • current class 5 drivers’ license with business insurance and 3 million liability coverage
  • clear criminal record check

Assets

  • Second language proficiency
  • Knowledge of local community needs

Remuneration

Starting rate: $16.40/hour + 4% vacation pay

Please apply, in writing, to corina.carroll@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
No phone calls please. Only qualified applicants will be considered.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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