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COMMUNITY PROGRAM MANAGER – Whistler & Pemberton

Location: HSWC Whistler Women’s Centre (WWC) – Whistler, Pemberton, and Surrounding Communities

Permanent full-time position at 40 hours per week

Posting:  HSWC 2021-007

Posted:  10-May-2021, Monday

Closing: 28-May-2021, Friday

Status (as of Jun 07 2021): CLOSED – INTERVIEWS IN PROGRESS 

Main Function:  To provide effective oversight of operations, human resource management and community engagement for Pearl’s Safe Home, two Affordable Housing Units in Pemberton, the Whistler Women’s Drop-In Centre, the Homeless Prevention Program, and providing support to the HSWC’s two PEACE counsellors in Whistler/Pemberton. Duties for this role include program development, program operations, human resource management, staffing, scheduling, reporting, grant writing, fundraising, community engagement, awareness and advocacy. To support and uphold the values implied by the Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society Mission Statement.

Reports to: Executive Director and Community Program Director

Job DescriptionJob Description CPM Whistler Pemberton – May 2021

Qualifications:

  • Four years post-secondary education in social/human services or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and minimum two years in a management position, preferably in a field of social services, program management, or non-profit management.
  • An in-depth understanding of systemic discrimination of women and marginalized genders and the dynamics of gender-based violence on adults and children.
  • Current Basic First Aid Certification (OFA Level 1 or equivalent) an asset
  • Reliable vehicle and a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License.

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong leadership and human resource management skills; able to develop and support a high functioning team.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills that support the ongoing operations of the broader organization.
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written) and computer skills, social media skills;
  • Effective grant writing and reporting.
  • Ability to work both independently at a remote location while being part of a collaborative team
  • Able to work under pressure with women experiencing crisis; varying levels of mental wellness; homelessness; and substance use difficulties;
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Crisis prevention, intervention and conflict resolution skills; in a non-judgemental approach
This position requires a criminal record check by the police and authorization for a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act of BC.

 

 Please direct your cover letter, resume and all inquiries to:

Priscilla Belanger, HR Coordinator – pbelanger@hswc.ca
#2-37749 Second Ave., PO Box 2052, Squamish, BC, V8B 0B4

 

At Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals, and value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

 

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Summer Support Worker – Canada Summer Job

As part of the Canada Summer Jobs criteria, the applicant must be between the ages of 15 and 30 years.

 

Location: HSWC Squamish Drop In – Squamish BC

Temporary Part-time, 24 hours per week, 4 month contract – May to September 2021

Posting:  HSWC 2021-005

Posted:  28-Apr-2021, Wednesday

Closing: 10-May-2021, Monday

Status (as of Jun 07 2021): CLOSED 

 

Main Function: to provide support to individuals and their children accessing the Squamish Drop-in Centre consisting of (but not limited to) emotional support, safety planning, education, advocacy, referrals, and assistance accessing services. Other tasks required are fostering community relations, support and education within the community, and to ensure HSWC service goals and mission are met.

Reports to: Community Program Director

 

Please click this line for a detailed Job Description: Canada Summer Jobs – Summer Support Worker Job Description May 2021

 

Education, Skills and Attributes:

  • Post-secondary education or an interest in pursuing education in social/human services or a related discipline;
  • An understanding of systemic discrimination and the dynamics of gender-based violence against women and gender diverse individuals;
  • A willingness to learn and gain experience in supporting clients affected by mental ill-health, substance-use, poverty, and discrimination based on ethnicity, class, sexual orientation and other intersections of marginalization;
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written);
  • Positive stress management skills;
  • Positive independent and collaborative problem solving and conflict management skills an asset;
  • Strong personal interaction skills; listening, crisis management an asset;
  • Ability to work both independently while being part of a collaborative team;
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Crisis prevention, intervention and conflict resolution skills;
  • A passion to make a difference in the lives of people in our communities;
  • Ability to be flexible.
This position requires a criminal record check by the police and authorization for a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act of BC.

 

 Please direct your cover letter, resume and all inquiries to:

Priscilla Belanger, HR Coordinator – pbelanger@hswc.ca
#2-37749 Second Ave., PO Box 2052, Squamish, BC, V8B 0B4

 

At Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society (HSWC), we encourage applications from all qualified individuals, and value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage people of marginalized genders to apply.

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DropIn / Outreach Support Worker – Whistler & Pemberton

Location: HSWC Whistler Women’s Centre (WWC) and Pearls Safe Home  – Whistler, Pemberton, and Surrounding Communities

Permanent part-time position at 16 hours per week

Posting:  HSWC 2021-006

Posted:  05-May-2021, Monday

Closing: 17-May-2021, Friday

Status (as of Jun 07 2021): CLOSED – INTERVIEWS IN PROGRESS 

Main Function:  To provide support services to individuals with or without children experiencing gender-based violence or at increased risk of violence. Provide outreach support, advocacy, referrals, and orientation from an intersectional feminist perspective using a non-judgmental approach. To support and uphold the values implied by the Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society Mission Statement.

Reports to: Community Program Manager Whistler & Pemberton

Job Description: WWC Outreach Support Worker Job Description May 2021

Qualifications:

  • A passion to make a difference in the lives of individuals experiencing gender-based violence in our communities.
  • Four years post-secondary education in social/human services or a related discipline and/or equivalent work experience.
  • Current Basic First Aid Certification (OFA Level 1 or equivalent).
  • Reliable vehicle and a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License.

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • Ability to provide culturally appropriate outreach support in Whistler and surrounding communities;
  • An understanding of systemic discrimination against women and marginalized genders and the dynamics of gender-based violence is an asset;
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written) and computer skills, social media skills
  • Ability to work both independently at a remote location while being part of a collaborative team
  • Able to work under pressure with women experiencing crisis; varying levels of mental wellness; homelessness; and substance use difficulties;
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Crisis prevention, intervention and conflict resolution skills; in a non-judgemental approach
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
This position requires a criminal record check by the police and authorization for a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act of BC.

 

 Please direct your cover letter, resume and all inquiries to:

Priscilla Belanger, HR Coordinator – pbelanger@hswc.ca
#2-37749 Second Ave., PO Box 2052, Squamish, BC, V8B 0B4

 

At Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals, and value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

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