Warehouse Manager

Aunt Leah’s has an immediate vacancy for a full time regular Warehouse Manager. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right person with retail and/or warehouse experience to join our leadership team at Aunt Leah’s.

For over 25 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.

Job Summary: The Warehouse Manager primarily works as a cooperative member of the Thrift Store Team and alongside the Development team by optimizing entrepreneurial business through the Aunt Leah’s Urban Thrift Store to raise funds to help prevent children in care from becoming homeless and mothers in need form losing custody of their children. The Manager will oversee the operations of the warehouse and perform duties to ensure its smooth operations as required. Additionally the manager will ensure that there is focused attention on Donor Relations and Product Selection. The Warehouse Manager will also work regular scheduled shifts at the Urban Thrift Store.

Bootstraps Employment Coordinator – Skills Training for Employment (STE) Program for Young Adults

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 talented and dynamic individual for our Bootstraps STE Employment Coordinator position for approximately 5 months term for maternity/parental leave coverage.

Job Summary: This is a leadership position to expand Aunt Leah’s Place’s (ALP) current Bootstraps program to implement a new level of programming, funded through the Province of British Columbia, represented by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training to plan, develop and implement the Employment of Youth from Care 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.

This is a five month full time temporary opportunity working collaboratively with Aunt Leah’s Bootstraps team to start- up a two-year project – The Bootstrap Project STE. Bootstraps STE is a government 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 Director of Social Enterprise and Training. 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 is designated to 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.

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.

 

Thrift Store Retail & Warehouse Assistant – Canada Summer Jobs 2019

Job Summary: To work as a cooperative member of the Thrift Store Team by optimizing entrepreneurial business through the Aunt Leah’s Urban Thrift Store to raise funds to prevent children in care from becoming homeless and mothers in need form losing custody of their children.

The retail assistant will work with other members of the Thrift Store Team to increase social enterprise profitability and customer satisfaction. The assistant will represent the company in a highly professional, safe and cost-effective manner that complies with applicable regulations.

All the aforementioned Social Enterprise operates to support Aunt Leah’s mandate of “preventing children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey to adulthood, we provide housing, education & training, and life skills”. Thus, the job placement directly supports the local priority of supporting not-for-profit organizations that provide programs and services for the homeless, youth or youth at risk.

Digital Marketing Assistant – Canada Summer Jobs 2019

Job Summary: The Digital Marketing Assistant will play a key role in the Development team in assisting to implement a wide variety of communication and marketing initiatives that support Aunt Leah’s Fundraising, Development and Programming priorities, and will support all marketing and public relations needs of the non-profit organization.

All the aforementioned is in support of Aunt Leah’s mandate of “preventing children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey to adulthood, we provide housing, education & training, and life skills”.

Administrative Assistant – Canada Summer Jobs 2019

Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant will play a key role in the day-to-day operations and give support to the leadership team in the following areas: fundraising efforts, database entry, communications and administration.

The Administrative Assistant acts as a multi-assistant to the Program Director, Director of Development, Director of Operations, Donor Relations Officer, Human Resources Manager, and Operations & HR Assistant. Duties include tracking, recording and formatting of program outcomes, plus communications work and record-keeping related to donor-relations. Administrative duties include reception, office management and office organization under the guidance of the Donor Relations Officer, and file maintenance under the guidance of the HR Manager. All the aforementioned tasks and responsibilities work to support Aunt Leah’s mandate of “preventing children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey to adulthood, we provide housing, education & training, and life skills”. Thus the job placement directly supports the local priority of supporting not-for-profit organizations that provide programs and services for the homeless, youth or youth at risk.

Child & Youth Care Worker – Canada Summer Jobs 2019

Position Summary: The Child & Youth Care Worker works to provide post-majority services for youth and families from becoming homeless by acting as an Outreach and Drop-in Support Worker for participants of the Link Program. This role supports, encourages, and challenges youth through developing a trusting relationship with the youth during outreach or drop in visits.

All the aforementioned tasks and responsibilities work to support Aunt Leah’s mandate of “preventing children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey to adulthood, we provide housing, education & training, and life skills”. Thus the job placement directly supports the local priority of supporting not-for-profit organizations that provide programs and services for the homeless, youth or youth at risk.

Residential Family Support Worker (Day Shift)

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 have a full time regular opportunity for a passionate, caring, empathetic, and dedicated Residential Family Support Worker to join our team at Aunt Leah’s House. This is an immediate vacancy. If you love working with teen moms and babies, this might be just what you have been looking for!

Job Summary: As part of the team, the Residential Family Support Worker works to ensure the safety and well-being of residents and babies. The Residential Family Support Worker assists with pre and 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.

Team Lead

Aunt Leah’s has an immediate vacancy for a full time regular Team Lead in the Thresholds 1 Program. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right candidate to join our leadership team at Aunt Leah’s.
For over 25 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.

Job Summary: To oversee the day-to- day programming activities, recreational activities and residents’ participation for all of the Thresholds Participants. The Team Lead ensures effective program delivery consistent with society mandate, mission and values.

Education Specialist

If you are passionate about helping youth and are interested in a career with a non-profit organization, Aunt Leah’s has two full time regular Education Specialist positions in our Supporting Education for Foster Youth (SEFFY) program for you! Although both positions are full time at 37.5 hour per week, we may consider applications for part-time regular as well.

The Supporting Education for Foster Youth (SEFFY) program supports long-term education planning for foster youth and former foster youth in care. The emphasis of the program is on highlighting strengths, identifying needs and advocating for resources that lead to success for youth. Each youth is connected with an educational specialist and receives help applying for bursaries and training opportunities, from a variety of schools and programs.

In BC, 45% of teens leaving foster care end up on the streets within 3 years. Aunt Leah’s helps vulnerable youth and teen Moms in foster care achieve a better future.

For over 25 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.

Job Summary: Creating new culture and norms within the foster care community and beyond – that foster children can have success in their educational careers. Aunt Leah’s Education Specialist works one-on-one with youth in and from government care on their plan for high school graduation and beyond. In addition, an Education Specialist will take on an advocacy role with schools, social workers and youth to resolve difficult issues and remove barriers to foster kids ’school success.

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.

Urban Thrift Store/Warehouse Assistant – Relief Staff

Aunt Leah’s Urban Thrift Store has opportunities in retail for relief staff.  The Thrift Store features quality “pre-loved” clothing and accessories as well as a variety of furniture and household items. All the profits raised go towards preventing children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children.

 Job Summary:  Primarily works as a cooperative member of the Thrift Store Team by optimizing entrepreneurial business through the Aunt Leah’s Urban Thrift Store and Warehouse to raise funds to help children in care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children.

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 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.

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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