Printed on: April 9, 2020

Early Years Family Support Worker

Employer Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services Society
Terms Temporary F/T
Start Date
Requirements • Degree in Child and Youth Care preferred
• Combination of education and experience may be considered
• One to two (1-2) years of related experience
• Working knowledge of Child Development
• Experience working with families at risk
• Ability to work independently and within a team
• Sound knowledge of aboriginal issues both historical and current in British Columbia and Canada
• A commitment to confidentiality
• A valid drivers’ license and reliable vehicle available at work
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Commitment to life-long learning.
• Self-direction, flexibility and creativity

Duties • Provide 1 to 1 youth support and facilitate youth group activities with a focus of preserving the connection to family, community and culture
• Conduct needs assessments of an individual or family
• Assist with the development of individual or family support plans
• Follow case management procedures
• Liaise and co-ordinate with community child and family services, health professionals and outside agencies
• Make referrals for other identified services
• Advocate for families
• Complete home visits with clients
• Assist in the planning and facilitation of a variety of workshops, events and gatherings
• Update and maintain confidential client files
• Provide reports as needed
• Provide early childhood educational resources, preventative services, and parenting skills to individuals, children and families
• Conduct needs assessments, and/ or child-based developmental screenings and assessments
• Provide monthly reports to supervisor on caseloads
• Make referrals for other identified services needed for clients through KKCFSS
• Attend staff meetings

To Apply Please use the contact information as directed in the listing.
Résumé Via Email
Contact Name Jaime Vienneau
Address 7472 Mission Road
Location Cranbrook
Phone (250) 489-4563
Date Posted 2020-02-13
Date Ending 2020-03-06