Healthy Beginnings Support Worker-

Job Posting: Healthy Beginnings Support Worker- CAPC
Hours: 35 hours – Immediate Full Time
Wage: Wages negotiable pending on experience
Posted: January 14/19
Closing: Extended Feb 28/19 – Cover letter required

Nature of Position:
Intern position to cover leave from January-April 2019 with the possibility of an extension.

The support worker will report to the Family Support Team Leader and work as part of the team to provide integrated support services for Aboriginal families with a focus on prenatal and early childhood education.

• Work as a team with the Family Healing Center staff for referral, programs, family counseling, and case consultation
• Plan and implement group sessions on early childhood education, child development, parenting education and nutrition.
• Provide nutritional and prenatal support to pregnant moms
• Provide support for post-natal issues, covering immunization, post-partum depression, exercises and nutrition.
• Demonstrate ability to work with children and infants and create fun, safe, stimulating and caring environment.
• Cultural knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal families
• Assist families to community resources and in-house referrals as needed
• Assist families to maintain their integrity and to affect positive change in their lifestyles
• Develop and distribute promotional materials
• Network and liaison with community agencies and resources
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to work in fast paced environment often dealing with child-related situations
• Flexible work hours (evening groups or weekend events)
• Set up and clean up for groups, prepare snacks and simple meals
• Comply with the CAPC guidelines in the delivery of services
• Other duties as required

• Maintain organized, accurate, current, and confidential case files on each family
• Keep accurate records and statistics of program activities and client participation
• Excellent computer (Microsoft, excel /word) and organizational skills
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
• Prepare a monthly report on program activities and client progress
• Attend staff meetings and PRO-D Days
• Must have ability to manage time and prioritize workload in order to efficiently deal with the workload

• Early Childhood Education, Human Service Worker, or Bachelor of Social Work and minimum 2 years in related field
• First Aid and Food Skills training preferred
• Aboriginal ancestry and Aboriginal cultural knowledge preferred

• Valid BC’s driver’s license, reliable vehicle and driver’s abstract required
• Must consent to criminal record check (vulnerable sector) with RCMP

Please send resume and cover letter to Sheridan Terbasket

Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society
442 Leon Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6J3
Phone: (250) 763-4905
Fax: (250) 861-5514
Email: [email protected]
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Address:442 Leon Ave
Kelowna, British Columbia
V1Y 6J3
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Post Date:Feb 14, 2019
Exp. Date:Mar 16, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3732260