Limited Contract Position: Outreach Store Co-ordinator


Fort St. John Women's Resource Society

Published
September 14, 2021

Location

Category
Other  

Job Type

Experience
Some experience required

Salary Type
Hourly Rate

Hours
Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm, 30 hours a week

Education
High School Diploma, College Diploma or Certificate, Other

Country
Canada

Province
British Columbia

Description

Summary:

You will be required to communicate with the public on a day-to-day basis.  This job is physically demanding, you will be required to move heavy items within the Outreach Store including helping donors bring in donations on a day-to-day basis.  The job requires a high level of organizational skills, integrity and ethics and the ability to work with a large variety of people, from donors to clients who are in trauma and/or people with mental health and addiction challenges.

Qualifications that are considered an asset

  • Previous Social Work experience
  • Preference may be given to those with Social Services Worker Diploma or Bachelors of Social Work

Language Skills and Reasoning Ability

  • Must possess excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to speak effectively and interact well with at-risk clients
  • Must have the ability to resolve problems and/or conflicts in a tactful and respectful manner
  • Must have a high level of organizational skills and be able to schedule and manage volunteers
  • Sign-language considered an asset

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Must be able to stand, walk and move throughout the working environment
  • Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, push, pull, use fingers/hands for lifting and grasping
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to fifty plus (50+) pounds
  • Must be able to perform repetitive motions
  • Must be able to talk to and hear clients/coworkers. Must be able to assist with special needs and at-risk clients

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Outreach

  • Manage poverty outreach store
  • Supervising and scheduling of volunteers
  • Manage incoming donations
  • Keeping statistics
  • Completion of monthly board reports
  • Connecting with clients on a day-to-day basis
  • Referrals to other organizations as needed
  • Connecting with various organizations and business in the community

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 19 years of age or older upon employment
  • High School Diploma or equivalency, Social Work/Front Line Experience
  • Posses a valid drivers license (class 5 or 7 Novice) and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Front line and vulnerable sector experience preferred
  • Clean Driving Abstract
  • Valid Level One First Aid Certificate
  • Must be able to successfully pass a Criminal Record Search with Vulnerable Sector Check

How to Apply

Please apply with a covering letter and a resume outlining your relevant experience to ed@fsjwrs.ca.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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