Dad’s Group Support Worker

Now Hiring: Dad's Group Support Worker

About Us:

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

Qualifications

  • 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

Interested? Send your resume and cover letter by Email to Lindsey