Prince George Native Friendship Center
  • 01-Feb-2019 to 18-Feb-2019 (PST)
  • Prince George, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

The Prince George Native Friendship Centre (PGNFC) has grown and continues to be one of the largest and busiest community service delivery agencies in Prince George. Our clientele of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples have supported the Centre's program offerings for the last 49 years. The PGNFC provides culturally appropriate programming to meet the community's unique and diverse needs. We offer a wide variety of services, which includes educational, employment, health, and social programs.

Prince George Native Friendship Centre 

 

"We are a dynamic and compassionate team facilitating individual, family, and community growth, well-being and mutual understanding through the "power of friendship".

You are a role model for youth.

You are passionate about supporting our youth, to heighten their abilities towards independent living, employment readiness, job search, and social development.

 Come join our team as a:

Life Skill Coach(s) My Way Program

Full Time Permanent, Full Time Temporary

 

You have extensive knowledge of health and social issues impacting vulnerable youth. You will provide supervision, direction, and support to the youth engaging in the My Way Supported Independent Living Program. The My Way program is designed to transition youth aged 16-19 into adulthood by building on-going supports as youth develop independent living situations and provides Young people with effective hands on life-skill trainings essential for self-reliance as an adult. 

You will provide direct client support; assist in facilitation, coordinate community resources; support and advocate for client centered issues and be part of the on-call crisis response system.

Qualifications include:

  • Social Services Diploma or related post-secondary education and/or combined experience;
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in child and youth care, or employment placement or employment training; and a Class 5 Drivers License;
  • Willingness and ability to work with at-risk youth; Awareness of community services, resources, and systems; Teach and model effective techniques and interventions with youth; Facilitating assessments using Ansell Casey and other client centered approach assessment tools; Experience in working with Aboriginal groups/communities in a cultural context;
  • Certification: Life Skills Coach, First Aid, Class 4 Driver's License, Crisis Prevention Intervention, Suicide Intervention, Food Safe; are required but will consider applicants willing to achieve after hire; and
  • Ability to undergo a successful criminal record search.

 

To apply for this position please submit a resume, cover letter by February 18, 2019, to:

Prince George Native Friendship Center

1600 Third Avenue, Prince George, BC V2L 3G6

For a complete job description outlining the duties and responsibilities please visit our website at https://pgnfc.prevueaps.com

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