FILLED – Family Preservation Worker – Surrey



Job title Family Preservation Worker – Surrey
Reports to Program Manager
Status Full Time (35 hours per week) 
Salary  As per Collective Agreement Grid

An exciting opportunity for an individual with work experience supporting youth and families to address needs related to an FASD assessment, Jordan Principles, Criminal Justice system involvement and the Ministry of Children and Family Development is available through our Through An Aboriginal Lens Program.

You will support youth by informing the courts and Youth Probation Officers of their FASD diagnosis to make certain fair sentencing and probation conditions are being determined when dealing with Indigenous youth who live with complex issues, and to strengthen their success while incarcerated or transitioning back into the community. This position will also require the worker to support youth and families in attaining adequate medical access and care that is related to the Jordan Principles.

If you think you are or will be a great advocate to Indigenous people dealing with an FASD Diagnosis, we would love to hear from you!

TAL Workers are part of the Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of B.C.. They belong to the B.C.GEU and the salary is in line with the salary grid for the TAL Program. Among other benefits, you will have 3 weeks of holidays after your first year of work and will earn 1.5 sick days per month. You will also be eligible for extended medical and dental benefits, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D and employer contribution towards your pension plan.

We would like to thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Best than all, you will be helping your community and Canada as a whole while advancing your career and creating meaningful change in this beautiful community.

If all of this sounds interesting, and you want to find out more information and apply, please click the link below and follow the instructions. – Advocacy/731

The deadline for application is June 15, 2018