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Director of Development

We are seeking a high energy inspirational leader, who is passionate about creating and supporting innovating services to support youth and families affected by the foster care system, to join Aunt Leah’s Management Team as the Director of Development in this full-time regular position.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will have a measurable track record of successful fundraising and a willingness to work in a fast-paced, creative and collaborative work environment. The position reports to the Executive Director, and works closely with the Director of Operations and the entire management team. The position oversees the Development Department which includes the full time positions of Donations Relations Officer and Development Officer(s), along with contracted positions.

The Director of Development oversees our donor relations program and manage our fundraising initiatives. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing our non-profit’s fundraising campaigns, communicating with current and prospective donors, and building a stronger development team for our organization. This position involves managing individual and corporate gifts as well as planned and annual giving campaigns. If you have a strong background in non-profit fundraising and development, we encourage you to apply .

Note: Applications for this position will be accepted through Gerard Search on the link below.  

Seasonal Christmas Tree Lot Opportunities

As a social enterprise Aunt Leah’s Tree Lots have been raising money to fund programs that help prevent youth in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children for 25 years. We are currently recruiting to fill Full Time & Part Time Seasonal positions for our Christmas Tree Lots. The positions are expected to commence with training on November 09 through to Lot Closing on December 23, 2019 with additional hours for lot clean up in January 2020.

These are Seasonal positions at established Christmas Tree Lots in Vancouver, South Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, and North Vancouver. All lots are easily accessible by transit.

Special Services Youth Worker – Part Time

Aunt Leah’s Place is a non-profit organization that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support youth on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training, and coaching on essential life skills.

We have a part time regular opportunity for a Special Services Youth Worker. This is for a shift with variable hours (22.5 hours a week) including Sundays.

Job Summary: Works in a one-to-one capacity developing reliable, consistent supporting relationships and assisting youth in the Support Link Program on their journey to growth and self-sufficiency with one of the many goals being that of preventing homelessness. Works within a semi-independent living residential setting to provide a variety of support services such as conflict resolution, counselling, crisis intervention, supervision and transportation to youth with moderate to severe behavioral issues. From a strengths based approach and intervention will work to identify strengths, issues and areas of risks. Develops and implements short-term and long term goals and strategies within program guidelines.

Relief Staff

Aunt Leah’s Place is an innovative non-profit organization that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. We are excited to post that we are actively recruiting for relief staff at Aunt Leah’s House, which is a group home for teen moms who are in government care.

If you are interested to be a part of some upstream work that supports young moms learn how to parent and end the cycle of ministry care, then this job might be for you. It is an excellent opportunity to get experience in the field, as well as working towards permanent employment with Aunt Leah’s Place.

Successful Candidates will have the availability to take shifts during the work week as well as weekends, have Post-secondary or equivalent education with experience in providing support to moms/babies or a relevant combination of education and experience combined with general suitability.

Job Type: Relief position – casual, on call

Special Services Youth Worker – Full Time

Aunt Leah’s Place is a non-profit organization that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support youth on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training, and coaching on essential life skills.

We have 2 full time regular opportunities: one for evenings and weekend shift and the other is for day shift with variable hours including flexibility for weekends.

Job Summary: Works in a one-to-one capacity developing reliable, consistent supporting relationships and assisting youth in the Support Link Program on their journey to growth and self-sufficiency with one of the many goals being that of preventing homelessness. Works within a semi-independent living residential setting to provide a variety of support services such as conflict resolution, counselling, crisis intervention, supervision and transportation to youth with moderate to severe behavioral issues. From a strengths based approach and intervention will work to identify strengths, issues and areas of risks. Develops and implements short-term and long term goals and strategies within program guidelines.

Thresholds Family Support Worker

Aunt Leah’s Place is a non-profit organization that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training, and coaching on essential life skills.

We are seeking a passionate, caring, empathetic, and dedicated Family Support Worker to join our Thresholds team in this full-time regular position. If you enjoy working in a collaborative and supportive environment that offers ongoing professional development opportunities then this may be the perfect place for you!

Job Summary: Reporting to the Team Lead, the Thresholds Family Support Worker is part of the Thresholds team ensuring the safety and well-being of residents and babies. This position assists with preand post-natal care with the goal of preventing children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children.

Link Housing First Outreach Worker

If you are passionate about helping youth and are interested in a career with a non-profit organization, Aunt Leah’s has a full time regular Link Housing First Outreach Worker position in our LINK program for you!

The Link offers youth who have aged out of government care the community, resources and opportunities to help them achieve their goals and transition, successfully from foster care into adulthood. Youths receive access to a transition worker who provides one-on-one support and helps them apply for jobs, learn new practical skills, and develop a plan for their future.

Job Summary: Works to provide post majority services for Youth and families from becoming homeless by acting as a Housing First Outreach Worker for participants of the Link Housing First Program.

 

Youth Housing Engagement Worker

For over 30 years, Aunt Leah’s Place has helped prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children throughout Metro Vancouver.  To support them on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training and coaching on essential life skills.

We work proactively at the ‘entry’ and ‘exit’ points of the foster care system, helping low-income families maintain custody of their children and for foster youth readying to ‘age out’ with supports similar to what modern parents do for their own adult children in transition.

Aunt Leah’s has an immediate and exciting opportunity for a full-time regular Youth Housing Engagement Worker.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about working for a non-profit organization, enhancing the lives of youth, and supporting social programming through a variety of activities.

 Job Summary: As part of Aunt Leah’s Housing First Team, works to provide Housing First supports to youth and families who are chronically or episodically homeless by developing positive relationships with landlord/superintendent/owner of building and is, additionally, the primary team contact person with landlords. Promotes and connects with potential landlords that will rent to young people participating in Aunt Leah’s Housing First Program.

To Apply

Please email an updated copy of your resume and cover letter quoting the position you are applying for in the subject line to:

HR@auntleahs.org

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