Current Jobs

We accept resumes on an ongoing basis, primarily for auxilliary on-call residential support workers positions. If you wish to apply, submit your resume along with a cover letter of what you are looking for, please send Word doc (not docx), RTF, or Adobe PDF documents to humanresources@elizabethfry.com

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER POSTING

A career opportunity has opened up with The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver (EFry). We are a fast growing human rights and social services charitable not-for-profit agency for women and girls affected by the justice system with a solid history and future opportunities. EFry is a place where you can grow your skills and your career. Our operations are spread across the Lower Mainland through 15 sites, with union and non-union environments, and over 160 full, part-time and auxiliary employees.

Reporting to Executive Director, you will develop and carry out strategic direction through employee programs and initiatives relating to recruitment, performance management, training and development.

Responsibilities:

Support the development of strong program teams to meet strategic goals and objectives with high needs of clients through managing recruiting and staffing needs through assisting and working effectively with program supervisors.

Communicate with department directors and help them improve management employee relations, productivity, accountability and job performance.

Communicate with the financial services department to help them carry out their responsibilities related to payroll and benefit administration. Evaluate employee benefits and compensation packages and make recommendations to management.

Develop plan for HR needs and manage HR risks across various worksites.

Provide leadership to our senior and extended management team.

You will hold:

An Under Graduate Degree, a degree or diploma in Human Resources Management plus a minimum 3-5 years’ experience.

CPHR (formerly CHRP) designation.

Strong working knowledge of Provincial Employment Standards.

Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor managers and staff at all levels to achieve goals.

Strong recruitment experience and knowledge; organizational; communication; & problem solving skills.

Strong HR project and time management skills to meet deadlines and expectations.

Strong training and development knowledge and experience.

Benefits:

A competitive salary, comprehensive benefits inclusive of participation in the Municipal Pension Plan.

 

APPLY in confidence to: shawn.bayes@elizabethfry.com

 

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We currently have an opening for Recreational Worker in Alouette Correctional Centre for Women, located in Maple Ridge. We are looking for motivated, flexible individuals with a desire to make a difference.

Qualifications

• Two year diploma in Health and Fitness Studies plus requisite field experience working with vulnerable women and those with justice system involvement OR a combination of recognized fitness certification and commensurate experience

• Education and/or Experience within the Social Service Sector preferred along with a strong understanding of women’s issues and social determinants of health


 

Additional assets are understanding and knowledge of:

• women's mental health issues
• legislation which pertains to alcohol and drug issues
• issues related to poverty
• community support and resources

Skills:

• Demonstrated capacity to teach skills and work effectively with women of differing abilities

• Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team in a correctional setting

•  Strong communication skills (written and oral)

• Good communication, both written and verbal
• Integration as part of a staff team
• Interpersonal communication and ability to teach skills
• Understanding of the social services field
• Time management

Position description

Providing recreational and wellness based activities within a secure women's correctional setting located in Maple Ridge.


•  Coordinating events (skill building workshops) and providing regularly scheduled fitness classes

•   Coordinating with volunteers and speakers to provide health and wellness information pertaining to diet,
     exercise regimes, and pain management through physical activity and relaxation

 

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OVERNIGHT RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT WORKER - Surrey

We currently have an opening for a day time Residential Support Worker (RSW) in our residential program located in New Westminster. We are looking for motivated, flexible individuals with a desire to make a difference.

Qualifications

• Degree in a related field such as Criminology, Psychology, Women's Studies, etc. or the equivalent combination education and experience.
• An understanding of women's issues related to mental health, drug and alcohol addictions, corrections, reintegration, homelessness, poverty, etc.
• Occupational First Aid, Foodsafe and willingness to obtain a criminal record clearance.
• Knowledge and understanding of related legislation, both federal and provincial.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Additional assets are understanding and knowledge of:

• women's mental health issues
• legislation which pertains to alcohol and drug issues
• issues related to poverty
• community support and resources

Skills:

• Good communication, both written and verbal
• Integration as part of a staff team
• Interpersonal communication and ability to teach skills
• Understanding of the social services field
• Time management

Position description

RSW's participate as part of the team responsible for the efficient functioning of residence operations and supporting residents in achieving their goals. RSW's work one-on-one with individuals to assist with overcoming obstacles, working through personal issues and regaining independence.

Clients of these programs are often dealing with crisis situations, and emergency situations arise. Applicant should be prepared to work in a stressful environment and be able to work independently and effectively under pressure.

• Moderate physical fitness is needed to perform the position duties.

 

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ONGOING POSTINGS

 

RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT WORKER – RELIEF (Various locations - Abbotsford, Surrey, New Westminster)

We currently have openings for Relief (on-call) Residential Support Workers (RSW's) in our residential program located in Abbotsford, Surrey, and New Westminster. We are looking for motivated, flexible individuals with a desire to make a difference. Relief staff are required to be available for a variety of shifts in this 24-7 program including days, afternoons, overnights and weekends.

Qualifications

• Degree in a related field such as Criminology, Psychology, Women's Studies, etc. or the equivalent combination education and experience.
• An understanding of women's issues related to mental health, drug and alcohol addictions, corrections, reintegration, homelessness, poverty, etc.
• Occupational First Aid, Foodsafe and willingness to obtain a criminal record clearance.
• Knowledge and understanding of related legislation, both federal and provincial.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• May also require an enhanced security clearance.

Additional assets are understanding and knowledge of:

• women's mental health issues
• legislation which pertains to alcohol and drug issues
• issues related to poverty
• community support and resources

Skills:

• Good communication, both written and verbal
• Integration as part of a staff team
• Interpersonal communication and ability to teach skills
• Understanding of the social services field
• Time management

Position description

RSW's participate as part of the team responsible for the efficient functioning of residence operations and supporting residents in achieving their goals. RSW's work one-on-one with individuals to assist with overcoming obstacles, working through personal issues and regaining independence.

Clients of these programs are often dealing with crisis situations, and emergency situations arise. Applicant should be prepared to work in a stressful environment and be able to work independently and effectively under pressure.

• Moderate physical fitness is needed to perform the position duties.

• Relief staff must be available for shift work including evenings, overnights, and weekends.

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ABORIGINAL YOUTH PROGRAM – RELIEF (Chilliwack)

We currently have openings for Relief (on-call) Residential Support Workers (RSW's) in our full time Aboriginal Youth Attendance program located in Chilliwack. We are looking for motivated, flexible individuals with a desire to make a difference. Relief staff are required to be available for a variety of shifts in this 24-7 program including days, afternoons, overnights and weekends.

Qualifications

• Requires own transportation (public transit not available)
• First Aid Occupational Level 1 and Food Safe
• A criminal record check and TB test will be required in order to begin work
• Committed to working with youth with addiction issues

Additional assets are understanding and knowledge of:

• women's mental health issues
• legislation which pertains to alcohol and drug issues
• issues related to poverty
• community support and resources

Skills:

• Good communication, both written and verbal
• Integration as part of a staff team
• Interpersonal communication and ability to teach skills
• Understanding of the social services field
• Time management

Position description

The relief staff are responsible for overseeing clients at intake and during their time in the residence, and helping them in reach their goals. Responsible also for helping the residents to be aware of and move through personal issues, and for helping residents regain their independence.

Clients of these programs are often dealing with crisis situations, and emergency situations arise. Applicant should be prepared to work in a stressful environment and be able to work independently and effectively under pressure.

• Moderate physical fitness is needed to perform the position duties.

• Relief staff must be available for shift work including evenings, overnights, and weekends.

• This position requires union membership.

 

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To apply:

Please send resume with cover letter outlining which position interested in as Word doc (not docx), RTF, or Adobe PDF to humanresources@elizabethfry.com

The Elizabeth Fry Society is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

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