Family Support Worker
Baby’s New Beginnings Pregnancy Outreach Program

Location – Prince George

Full time

Purpose

The Prince George & District Elizabeth Fry Society is accepting applications for a full-time Family Support Worker position. The successful candidate will work within the Baby’s New Beginnings Pregnancy Outreach Program, work from a feminist analysis with at risk pre and post- natal moms to support the health and well- being of women and their children.

This person must demonstrate the skills and abilities necessary to provide individual and group support work with respect to pre and post-natal moms. In addition, the successful candidate will have a strong background in early childhood development, good interpersonal communication – both oral and written skills, knowledge of issues related to pre and post-natal health, harm reduction, substance use, and the effects of trauma and systemic pressures that marginalize women and their dependent children. Also required is knowledge of community agencies and referral procedures. Computer knowledge, well developed organizational skills, ability to complete statistical reports, and capacity to work independently and in amongst a team.

This position is Monday thru Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm, 35 hours per week, and may include some evening work. This position will operate out of the South Fort George Family Resource Centre and requires the use of a personal vehicle for business purposes.

Required Education, Training and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related human/social service field.
  • One (1) year recent related experience in the social services sector with a working knowledge of high-risk pre and post-natal women, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of early childhood development an asset
  •  Valid BC driver’s license and a vehicle in good working condition

Salary Range

$22.02 – $25.65 (collective agreement)

Work Schedule

35 hours per week

Anticipated Start Date

Immediately

To Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to Shannon Smith, Family Programs Manager, in person or by email: shannon@pgefry.bc.ca

To deliver cover letter and resume in person:

Shannon Smith

1575, 5th Avenue,

Prince George, BC V2L 3L9

Fax: 250-563-8765

This is a Union position.