Careers

EVENT PLANNER – For Specialized Training Forum to Address Sexual Assaults in the Sea to Sky Corridor
Location: can be flexible with location (Squamish or Whistler)

Temporary (10 month) contract position at 8 hours per week

Main Function: To organize, plan, and implement a 2 day training forum featuring a selection of 6 to 8 concurrent workshops of particular interest to service providers, First Nations, and communities based in the Sea to Sky Corridor.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and experience working in planning or related field such as hospitality management, marketing, advertising and/or business management
  • Experience coordinating large-scale events
  • An understanding of the systemic discrimination facing women and the dynamics of violence against women
  • Politically and culturally sensitive
  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred.

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Steward of respectful, caring, supportive work environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of organization, staff and clients
  • Strong organizational skills; time management, attention to detail, ability to prioritize
  • Strong personal interaction skills; listening, crisis management
  • Ability to maintain calm under pressure
  • Strong leadership, networking, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.

Reports to: Shana Murray – Community Program Director

Closing Date: 5:00pm, Friday June 14th, 2019
Salary Rate: TBD

INTERESTED APPLICANTS:
Please direct your inquiries, cover letter and resume to:
Priscilla Belanger, HR Coordinator
pbelanger@hswc.ca
Fax: 604-892-5749

This position requires a criminal record check by the police and an authorization for a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act of BC.

At Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society and Pearl’s Value & Vintage (PV&V), we encourage applications from all qualified individuals, and value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Please click the link below (Job Description) for detailed information about the role.
Event Planner 2019

SORTER/RECEIVER – CLOSED – Interviews in Progress
Location: Pearl’s Value & Vintage (PV&V), Squamish
3 days per week (Thursday to Saturday), 6 to 7 hours per day

Main Function: Managing the flow of donations; Evaluate and inspect donated items; Maintaining a clean and organized receiving room; General store upkeep such as sort, hang and tag donated items as well as cleaning and maintenance; Ensuring management directives are carried out regarding donation policies and procedures.
Successful Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced atmosphere, have exceptional organizational skills, and work in a physically demanding environment. Previous experience working in a thrift/retail store shipping & receiving an asset.
Closing Date: 24-May-2019, Friday
Salary Rate: $15/hr
Benefits: Employee Assistance Program upon passing the Probationary period

INTERESTED APPLICANTS:
Please direct your inquiries, cover letter and resume to:
Priscilla Belanger, HR Coordinator
pbelanger@hswc.ca
Fax: 604-892-5749

This position requires a criminal record check by the police and an authorization for a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act of BC.

At Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society and Pearl’s Value & Vintage (PV&V), we encourage applications from all qualified individuals, and value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Please click the link below (Job Description) for detailed information about the role.
Sorter Receiver Job Description

 

SUPPORT WORKER – 3 Vacancies –  CLOSED – Interviews in Progress
Location: Women’s Drop-in Centre and Pearls Place Transition House, Squamish
Casual, On-Call – Must be available to accept shifts 24 hrs a day and weekend shifts

Main Function:  To provide support services to women and their children accessing the Squamish Drop-in Centre; and Transition House (with or without children, either fleeing domestic violence or at increased risk of violence), in accordance with the agencies policies and procedures, consisting of (but not limited to) emotional support, provide crisis call support, safety planning, education, advocacy, assistance accessing services, household duties, referrals, screening and orientation from a feminist perspective using a non-judgmental approach. Other tasks required are fostering community relations, support and education within the community, and to ensure HSWC service goals and mission are met. To support and uphold the values implied by the Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society Mission Statement.
Closing Date: 21-May-2019, Tuesday
Salary Rate: As per Support Worker Pay Scales
Benefits: Employee Assistance Program upon passing the Probationary period
INTERESTED APPLICANTS:
Please direct your inquiries, cover letter and resume to:
Priscilla Belanger, HR Coordinator
pbelanger@hswc.ca
Fax: 604-892-5749
Qualifications:
• A passion to make a difference in the lives of women and children in our communities.
• A passion to make a difference in the lives of women and children in our communities.
• Two years post-secondary education in social/human services preferred – a combination of education related discipline will be considered.
• Current Basic First Aid Certification (OFA Level 1 with CPR level C) or willingness to obtain.
• Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License.

Skills and Attributes:
• An understanding of systemic discrimination against women and the dynamics of violence against women and their children is an asset.
• Strong communication skills (both oral and written).
• Ability to work both independently at a remote location while being part of a collaborative team working to serve the needs of the women and children accessing services.
• 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.
• Ability to be flexible.
Reports To:
Transition House Manager and Community Program Director
This position requires a criminal record check by the police and an authorization for a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act of BC.
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.
Please click the link below (Job Description) for detailed information about the role.
PPTH and Drop-in Support Worker Job Description