Community Event Specialist

We are seeking a creative-minded Community Event Specialist to work on an exciting and unique project. The Community Event Specialist will help design and organize two crowd-funding dinners that will be the source of small grants for youth-led community-building projects.

The concept of the crowd-funding dinners is to invite members of the public to pay an entrance fee to get dinner and a vote. At each dinner, attendees hear up to 6 presentations on community building projects from youth in and from foster care. At the event, attendees eat, talk, share resources, and vote on the project they think benefits the community the most. At the end of the night, ballots are counted and the winning presenter is given the money raised to carry out the project.

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.

Housing Support 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 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. 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 Housing Support Worker opportunity for you!

Job Summary: As part of the Aunt Leah’s Society team, the Housing Program Support Worker is to ensure the safety and well-being of Participants, transitioning out of foster care, or at risk of homelessness on their journey to growth and self–sufficiency with one of the many goals being that of preventing homelessness. This program offers shared and independent living in stable and affordable housing at the Lale House and two Supportive suites within the community. The Housing Support Worker will offer residents direct one to one, personalized training on life skills, offer educational guidance, employment training or referrals to other Aunt Leah’s programs. From a strengths-based approach and intervention will also work to identify strengths, issues and areas of risks, and will assist, coach, motivate residents in establishing and maintaining their 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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