Confident Parents: Thriving Kids is a family-focused phone-based coaching service effective in reducing mild to moderate behavioural problems and promoting healthy child development in children ages 3-12.
Reporting to the Program Manager, and as part of the Intake/Exit team, the Confident Parents Intake Coordinator conducts intake and exit questionnaires with families referred to the program using the Brief Child and Family Phone Interview (BCFPI) tool and other measures. This position helps assess referrals for program fit and ensures exclusionary criteria is used to identify inappropriate referrals.
The position acts as one of the first official contacts for the program with families and provides a supportive presence to parents experiencing difficulties.
What you will bring to the team
You have an undergraduate education (BA, BSW, BSc) in Social Work, Child and Youth Care or related human services field, along with 1-3 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience. You bring with you knowledge of the principles and practices of public health, health education, and health literacy, particularly in multiple settings or with various populations. You have the ability communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to listen with empathy while setting boundaries. Knowledge of community outreach and the mental health and addictions systems in BC would be very valuable. Personal experience with mental health issues and services, through self or loved ones, is an asset in this role.
A bit more about us
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with flexible work hours and a friendly and engaging work environment. Located in downtown Vancouver, this 37.5 hour a week position will require flexibility to work evenings and/or Saturdays.
Apply for the job
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter, in PDF format, clearly documenting how you satisfy the requirements outlined in this job posting to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 19, 2016. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.
Given the intended reach of this program, we are actively seeking applications from First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people. We encourage you to self-identify in your application.
We are an equity employer and encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people, people of all sexual orientation and genders, and others who may contribute to our further diversification.