Bootstraps Employer Engagement Officer

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.

Job Summary:

 This position will help expand Aunt Leah’s Place’s (ALP) current Bootstraps program. The objective of the Program is to increase the labour force participation and reduce the unemployment rate of Young Adults at Risk in British Columbia facing barriers to Employment. 

Bootstraps is a multi-funded project designed to provide supportive employment opportunities for high risk & multi-barriered youth by creating ‘in-house’ employment opportunities in collaboration with Aunt Leah’s Bootstraps Program Coordinator. This position will also source and develop external job placements in the community for current and former foster youth and mothers in need. The position’s primary roles are: maintaining and creating partnerships with private sector employers, sourcing wage subsidy programs for program participants, one-to-one help with job searching, supporting ‘in-house’ hires, plus proactively supporting these young adults through the duration of their job placement as a mentor/job coach. This position will play a critical role in incorporating this project into the wider employment related programming supports currently offered at Aunt Leah’s Place. 

 Join our dynamic team, our great culture, and our amazing cause! 

Aunt Leah’s is seeking a talented full time regular Employer Engagement Officer to work collaboratively with Aunt Leah’s Bootstraps team in increasing supportive employment opportunities for vulnerable youth. If you are passionate about supporting youth succeed and gain meaningful employment, this opportunity is what you have been waiting for so read on! 

Youth Housing Engagement Worker

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.

Social Enterprise Lead

Job Summary: Under the direction and guidance of the Director of Training and Social Enterprises, the Social Enterprise Lead supervises and leads Aunt Leah’s Thrift Store Team and Aunt Leah’s Tree Lot team. The Lead is expected to work collaboratively as a team member to achieve strategic organizational objectives. The expectation of the Social Enterprise Lead is to expand, develop and grow the social enterprises, and move them into further financial sustainability. This role requires someone who can network, communicate, and develop relationships with community members while developing action plans and seeing them through.

Join our awesome team, our great culture, our amazing cause, and expand your Social Enterprise career to the next level! We would love to hear from you.

We have an exciting new leadership opportunity for a talented Social Enterprise Lead. This is a full time regular position.

The Social Enterprise Lead is responsible for all aspects of Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree Lot, Aunt Leah’s Thrift Store and Aunt Leah’s Donations Center.

Link Housing First Outreach Worker

The Link program 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.

Aunt Leah’s is growing and expanding its work 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.

This growth means we are hiring! If you are passionate about ensuring youth in and from foster care have similar supports akin to their parented peers, and are interested in working at a Top 10 charity in Canada as ranked by Charity Intelligence you might be interested in working at Aunt Leah’s Place in this full time regular position.

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 Program. Outreach may include participants of the Supporting Education for Foster Youth (SEFFY) Program as well.

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 a full time regular opportunity: 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.

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