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Parenting and Counselling Survey: Tell us your needs

Nelson Community Services is developing our parenting services which we plan to launch in the new school year, we would like to hear from the community on your parenting support and counselling needs.

Individual and group Parenting Support would be educational in nature and discuss theory and practice and are not counselling.

This survey should take 2-4 minutes to complete. Click through to the survey below:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SZ9FSH9

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Casual Women’s Support Worker

CASUAL

Women’s Support Worker

Classification:  Integrated Victim Service Worker and Transition House Worker

 

Nelson Community Services is seeking a candidate for a casual Transition House Worker at Aimee Beaulieu Transition House.  The worker will provide a range of emergency, practical and supportive services to women and their children who are fleeing abuse and who may also present with varied complexities such as mental health and substance use issues.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

To review the full job description click here

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in human services or related field or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience supporting vulnerable women and children leaving violence and/or other vulnerable populations.
  • A strong understanding of the issues of violence against women and a feminist practice framework
  • Working knowledge of harm reduction and reduced barrier practices
  • Well-developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Proven experience with crisis intervention and crisis management
  • Ability to work well and network with other members of the community
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Working knowledge of relevant community resources

 

Other

  • Must be able to manage well in a stressful environment dealing with clients in crisis situations and that may portray mental health and/or substance use issues
  • Must hold a valid First Aid Certificate

 Position Details:

The casual employee is required to work day/night shifts, weekdays/weekends and stat holidays as needed.  Shifts are 12 hours in length, night shift is a sleep shift.  There are also opportunities for additional 4-6 hour shifts within the casual role.  This position requires Union membership with BCGEU. The wage is consistent with Wage Grid 11 [$21.92 to $ 25.53 per hour] of the Collective Agreement. This position is open to female applicants only given the nature of the programming being provided at the Transition House. Specific job orientation and training is provided.

 

This position will remain open until filled.  Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Anna Maskerine, Program Manager

via email at:  amaskerine@servicesfyi.ca

 

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Transition House: Phone, Text & Online Chat Support

Isolation can be scary if home isn’t a safe place for you.

You are not alone. We can help.

We are here to talk, provide emotional support, and safety planning.

Our call line is open 24/7 at 250-354-4357.

Our secure text and online chat line is available 7 days a week from 830am – midnight.
Text us at (778) 608-3900, chat online at: https://www.servicesfyi.ca/chat.

Reach out to us during a safe time for you.

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Transition House | Elder Support

Would you like to connect with an Elder to talk about traditional teachings and spiritual healing practices? 

The Metis Elder at Aimee Beaulieu Transition House is here to offer you support during this time of crisis.  She is only a phone call away, and is deeply committed to sharing her knowledge and offering culturally based support.

·        Receive culturally responsive support

·        Get practical help

·        Clear your head & your heart

Our elder is available by phone, one evening per week. You can reach her by calling our confidential crisis line at 250.354.4357 and leaving a safe number for her to return your call.

 

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JOB OPPORTUNITY – RELIEF ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Nelson Community Services is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide short term coverage FROM JULY 5 TO AUGUST 6, 2021. The Administrative Assistant provides support to our staff team and clients and manages basic office tasks.
Ideally the Admin Assistant would have:

 

  • Experience in an Administrative role in a client facing environment. Ideally they would have an administration certificate or the equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and excellent reception skills.
  • Good computer skills with working knowledge of a variety of relevant software application programs.
  • To view the full job description please click here

Orientation, job-specific training, and advance notice is provided.

Base wage + 4.6% in lieu of vacation. The position will remain open until filled by a suitable candidate. This position is a non-management/excluded position.

Please submit resume to:

Kathleen Newson, NCS Executive Director
# 201 – 518 Lake Street, Nelson, BC   V1L 4C6

Email:  admin@servicesfyi.ca

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