Now Hiring: Dad's Group Support Worker
The Dad’s Group Support Worker provides education and support to men who have Children ages 0-6 years and who may have socioeconomic, familial or social risk factors in their lives. The Dad’s group worker reports directly to the Family and Youth Program Manager.
Hours of work
- 4 HOURS/WEEK- Dads group runs 10am-12pm Saturdays, with two additional hours allotted for prep and clean-up.
- Willing to participate in some community events related to LRCA programs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Facilitate one group weekly; including set up, cooking and clean up while engaging with Dads and their children in attendance.
- Planning group sessions and presentations
- Provides education and information to participants, with the ability to problem solve and engage in conversation around sensitive topics such as family dynamics, relationship break downs, co-parenting, parenting after separation etc.
- Advocates for and provides referrals to resources, and additional services as needed.
- Facilitate connections among members, community groups and community programs
- Ensures participants feel comfortable and welcome to the program
- Represents Dad’s Group at community events or fundraisers as needed.
- Supervises volunteers within the programs
- Records group stats, and client feedback, other relevant program information needed for funding and budgeting
- Participates in training as required
- Assists with funding reports and coordinates with program manager regarding operation of Dad’s group, with ongoing check ins monthly
- Experience working families and young children
- Theoretical and practical knowledge of parenting young children
- Ability to work independently, and part of a larger team
- Ability to build strong relationships with men who may be struggling a=in their parental roles
- Organizational skills
- Cultural competency skills
- Vehicle with valid BC driver’s license
- Food Safe certificate
- First Aid certificate
Job Types: Part-time, Casual
Salary: From $20.00 per hour