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Position
Women’s Support Worker
Agency / Organization
VLMFSS
Contact name
Maria Socorro Mangila-Nguyen, MSW, RSW
Title
Interim Executive Director
Address
4980 Kingsway
City
Burnaby, BC
Province
British Columbia
Postal Code
V5H 4K7
Description
Internal & External Job Posting

POSITION: Temporary Part-time Women’s Support Worker

The Women’s Support Worker must be proficient in English, Punjabi and Hindi. She will provide individual and/or group support and advocacy to immigrant and visible minority women and their children who are facing family violence.

Qualifications:
• Cross-cultural counselling skills and experience
• Knowledge of dynamics of gender based violence, and acculturation issues impacting immigrant, refugee and visible minority women and their children
• Experience in providing individual and group counselling support
• Experience in advocating on behalf of vulnerable populations
• Ability to be empathetic and sensitive to socio-economic and ethno-cultural values
• Relevant university degree or diploma in Social Work or relevant counselling or related experience
• Effective cross-cultural communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
• Knowledge of other South Asian languages an asset
• Knowledge of relevant resources
• Ability to work effectively with other professionals in the community
• Proficient in using office equipment and software applications

Requirement: Satisfactory Criminal Record Check

Hours: Flexible hours (14 hours/week)

Pay Range: $19.39 - $22.58/hour depending on qualifications and experience

Temporary position for 3 months with possibility of extension based on performance appraisal and availability of funding.

Note: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline for applications: June 22nd, 2018
Please reply in writing with a resume and cover letter to:
Maria Socorro Mangila-Nguyen, MSW, RSW: Email: interimed@vlmfss.ca
Phone
(604) 436-1025
Email
interimED@vlmfss.ca
Website
http://www.vlmfss.ca
Closing Date
22/06/2018
22/06/2018