The Haida Gwaii CCRR program is on the lookout for a new team member!
Job description – Family & Resource Consultant
The Haida Gwaii Child Care Resource & Referral program provides support, resources and referral services for child care providers, parents and caregivers in all communities on Haida Gwaii. We partner with community groups to provide workshops, training and professional development opportunities. We aim to promote quality childcare choices that meet the needs of local families. We are part of the Islands Wellness Society, an inclusive community-based agency that provides a variety of services in a safe and supportive environment. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
40% of position dedicated to Self-Help: lending library inventory management, assisting clients with computer access and assistance, website maintenance and updates. Writing a seasonal newsletter.
60% of position dedicated to information and referrals: child care information and consultation, child care subsidy assistance, membership.
We are currently seeking someone to fill the role of Family & Resource Consultant for our program. This position will be 15-20 hours per week at our Queen Charlotte office. The successful candidate will enjoy working with people, be organized, efficient and computer savvy and feel comfortable working as part of a team. The position works in tandem with the program coordinator and will be responsible for inventory management and maintenance of our Lending Library as well as with helping and referring walk-in clients with child care subsidy, finding daycare, and educational opportunities and training for people interested in working in the child care field. They will also be responsible for attending group staff meetings and taking part in decision making with staff and board in our consensus based decision-making model. We are a feminist agency and are seeking someone who wishes to promote equality and empowerment. This position will be based at our Queen Charlotte office at the Islands Wellness Society.
If interested please submit a PDF version of your resume, cover letter and references to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 6th 2015. Interviews will be scheduled for the following week. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. If you have questions or require more information, call 250-559-4711 or check our website at http://islandswellnesssociety.com. Anticipated start date is January 2016.