Development Officer

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.

Aunt Leah’s has an immediate and exciting opportunity for a full time regular Development Officer. 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: Write, research, and manage a diverse portfolio of funding applications and proposals which successfully support the vital work that changes the lives of youth aging out of care. Play a key role and provide support to the leadership team in financial management and data base operations.

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 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.

Community Engagement Coordinator (Friendly Landlord Network, The Bootstrap Project & Community Sourcing)

Are you passionate about helping youth with educational & employment opportunities and finding affordable housing through a preventative project where youth leaving care do not have to experience homelessness?  Do you thrive on making lives better in a collaborative and supportive environment?  Are you community minded and good at networking?  You may be who we are looking for to join our dedicated team.  Read on to see if you are up for this exciting, challenging, and rewarding opportunity.

 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 Community Engagement Coordinator position for approximately 1 year term for maternity/parental leave coverage.

 Job Summary: This is a leadership position to expand Aunt Leah’s Place’s (ALP) Community Engagement efforts in the core areas of Employment and Housing.

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.

Residential 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 have 2 full time temporary opportunities for passionate, caring, empathetic, and dedicated Residential Family Support Workers to join our team at Aunt Leah’s House.  These are immediate vacancies for medical leave coverages for at least a few months and may be extended longer depending on operational needs.

 Job Summary:  As part of the team, works to ensure the safety and well-being of residents and babies.  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.

Community Event Specialist

 Job Summary:  We are seeking two creative-minded Community Event Specialists to work together on an exciting and unique project. The Community Event Specialists 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.

 

Driver and Donations Assistant (Temporary)

Does the thought of finding new treasures excite you? Do you have a keen eye for quality and unique items? If you enjoy driving and giving back to your community through the work that you do and keep our environment healthy, then Aunt Leah’s Urban Thrift Store has an exciting new position in retail for you as a temporary Driver & Donations Assistant.  This is for the summer and may lead to a longer-term or Relief position for the right candidate.

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. Assists in obtaining in-kind donations and raising funds to help prevent children in care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. The Driver & Donations Assistant will give priority to enhance profitability goals by enhancing in-kind donor relations, product selection, donation pick-ups and product deliveries, and inter-store transfers between the Thrift Store and Warehouse.

 

Driver and Donations Assistant (Part-time Regular)

Does the thought of finding new treasures excite you? Do you have a keen eye for quality and unique items? If you enjoy driving and giving back to your community through the work that you do and keep our environment healthy, then Aunt Leah’s Urban Thrift Store has an exciting new position in retail for you as a part-time regular Driver & Donations Assistant.

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. Assists in obtaining in-kind donations and raising funds to help prevent children in care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. The Driver & Donations Assistant will give priority to enhance profitability goals by enhancing in-kind donor relations, product selection, donation pick-ups and product deliveries, and inter-store transfers between the Thrift Store and Warehouse.

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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