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Options Community Services Society 
Life Skills Coach 
Position: LIFE SKILLS COACH Posting Requisition: 22250 Program: Youth Services Job Type: Temporary, Full-time until May 1, 2024 Location: Surrey, BC Hours of work: 35 hours per week Closing Date Open Until Filled Options Community Services is a non-profit registered charity providing social services primarily in Surrey, Delta, White Rock and Langley. We believe in helping people help themselves. We believe in collaborating with individuals, businesses, community groups and government to create focused, effective and responsive resources for the community. The Youth Services Program assists youth by providing them with the skills to integrate into the community. The program provides one on one support with prosocial activities, health, employment and education. The Life Skills Coach will provide life skills workshops and one-to-one support to youth and young adults (15-26)in their transition goals. ACCOUNTABILITIES Participate in intake process and case management/goal setting as directed by the Program Manager. Establish a positive rapport and working relationship with assigned youth while modeling positive,appropriate behavior. Assist youth in problem solving and planning to try to assist them in their transition. Ensure an up to date and current knowledge of community resources specific to youth in the servicedelivery area. Make appropriate referrals to specialty services/resources as required. Liaise with other professionals and agencies in the community and represent the program and theSociety in a positive manner Maintain documentation and reporting requirements as directed by Program Manager Provide life skills instruction (1:1 or group) as required in a variety of settings Weekends and evening required Make recommendations with regard to the development of the program and participate in the programevaluations. Perform other related duties as required or directed QUALIFICATIONS Education, Training, and Experience: Bachelor degree in Child and Youth Care or a related field and a minimum of one-year experienceworking with youth. A combination of education and experience may be considered. Current First Aid certificate. Class 5 Driver s License, full time use of a reliable vehicle and satisfactory driving abstract. Crises line experience is considered an asset. Skills and Abilities: Experience working with Aboriginal youth is an asset. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent time management and organizational skills. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. Commitment to a problem-solving approach Must be sensitive to and respectful of cultural and lifestyle diversity Basic knowledge and understanding of life skills development issues. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check /Vulnerable Sector search preceding their start date. Applicants may be required to provide proof of Covid -19 vaccination. *An eligibility list may be maintained for up to six months. Eligible applicants may be offered a casual position. This position is open to all qualified applicants. PLEASE APPLY TO: Roopy Mann, Program Manager Options Community Services Society Email: youthservices.info@options.bc.ca or visit out career page: http://www.options.bc.ca/careers Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [posting #22250] and outlining your qualifications and related experience for the position. To meet us in person, please come and see us at The Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Event. - Free Admission - Bring Your Resume Thursday March 16th, 2023 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (In the Guildford Ballroom) 15269 104 Ave. Surrey. BC (1153418h)

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