Full Time Programs Support Worker and Driver
Comprehensive Benefit Package- BC Pension Plan
Our vision is that we are all somebody’s 7th generation. We are working collaboratively to facilitate opportunities for our children, families and communities to achieve their full potential and realize a healthy quality of life through the implementation of our laws, jurisdiction, and our ancestral beliefs, values and teachings. Scw'exmx Child and Family Services Society (SCFSS) has been providing child protection and support services to the Nicola Valley (Merritt, B.C.) since 1994. Please learn more about us www.scwexmx.com and Merritt, B.C. www.merritt.ca
Scw’exmx Child and Family Services Society (SCFSS) is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as a Programs Support Worker and Driver. The position works flexible hours to enhance the well-being of Aboriginal children and families to meet community’s needs. Responsible for the maintenance of company vehicles and for transporting the children, youth and staff from one place to another as needed, in a safe manner. The driver will often be a liaison between SCFSS and parents, caregivers and other supports.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
. Knowledge of the Nicola Valley First Nations communities, their customs and traditions
. Ability to build effective working relationships, find common ground and create win-win solutions
. Ability to redirect conversations that may be of a confidential clinical nature
. Proficiency in the use of computer programs for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, email and the internet, to the intermediate level (capable of using a large number of functions and feel confident using the program)
. Ability to manage potentially volatile behaviors and situations
. Travel will be required
. Receives minimal supervision with occasional direction and very few checks of the work performed
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
. High school diploma or GED
. Valid Class 4 British Columbia driver’s license or the ability to obtain a class 4 drivers license within probationary period
. First Aid Certification or achieve within 40 days of hiring
. Two year’s experience driving and transporting passengers an asset
. Experience working with First Nations family, youth and children
Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.
Your interest in contributing as part of our team at a great organization begins with submitting your cover letter and resume as one document saved as (your last name resume PSW&D Nov 2019 ) before November 19, 2019 4:00pm. Email or fax subject line as “Applying to PSW&D Nov 2019” to: email@example.com.
Attn: Kyra Mason, Acting Executive Director
2975 Clapperton Ave. Merritt, B.C. V1K 1G2
Tel: (250) 378-2771 • Fax: (250) 378-2799
Scw’exmx Child & Family Services Society thanks all those who apply, however, only candidates selected to interview will be contacted for interviews to take place on November 22nd