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Family Navigator

Chilliwack - British Columbia (BC),

Chilliwack Community Services

Job Description:

Salary: $22.02/Hourly
Job Type: Part Time, Temporary
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: High School
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (4214)
NOC Job Title: Early Childhood Educator
Expires in 7 days
Expires: 2020-02-28
Posted: 2020-02-21
Last Updated: 2020-02-21

Job Location(s)

45938 Wellington Ave
Chilliwack, British Columbia
V2P 2C7, Canada

Job Description

Position Summary:
  • The Family Navigator will work with people of all ages and ethnicities, assisting in communicating and connecting parents to early years community supports through direct contact, social media, events and printed materials. The Family Navigator will work in collaboration with the Early Years team and with program delivery to connect parents to community. Together they will create an environment where parent and caregivers participate along with their children in an interactive play-based setting.
Education, Training & Experience:
  • Degree in Social Service or related human services field.
  • Minimum 1 year previous work with families with young children.
  • Knowledge of human development and child development specifically in early years development, and demonstrated ability to work with children and families.
  • Knowledge of family functioning, and attachment theories.
  • Knowledge of the community resources, programs and services.
  • First Aid certification.
  • Valid drivers’ license and reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance.
Job Skills & Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to teach life skills and support client follow-through.
  • Demonstrates skills in the areas of crisis intervention and conflict resolution.
  • Experience working with the aboriginal, First Nations community. Knowledge and understanding of the culture, barriers to services, intergenerational trauma, and developmental needs of the Aboriginal community.
  • Strong collaborative skills to work with client care team and other professionals.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with all internal and external contacts.
  • Proven ability to understand cultural diversity and communicate effectively.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to clearly explain instructions to others.
  • Ability to work independently with strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills.

Related Document(s)

Family Navigator.pdf

How to Apply

Expiring: Feb 28, 2020

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