Community Event Specialist

Job Summary: 

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

Thrift Store Retail & Warehouse Assistant (Funded in part by ESDC)

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 organization in providing programs and services for the homeless, youth or youth at risk.

This position is funded, in part, through the Career Focus Program of ESDC until March 31, 2019. To participate in Career Focus Program, youth must be: Between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection; Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada; legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations; not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits.

Housing Coordinator

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 Housing Coordinator.  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.

This position is funded, in part, through the Career Focus Program of ESDC until March 31, 2019. To participate in Career Focus Program, youth must be: Between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection; Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada; legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations; not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits.

Job Summary: This is a leadership position to oversee, manage and expand Aunt Leah’s continuum of housing supports for former youth in care. These include: AYA Life skills Residential Component, Telford Apartment liaison for Aunt Leah’s Place, Doetsch House Supportive Housing Program and Housing Procurement for Aunt Leah’s Housing First Program.

Life Skills Program Youth 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 full time Youth Support Worker to join our team. This is an immediate opportunity of 30 hours a week.

This position is funded through Employment and Social Development Canada. To apply and participate in this funded ESDC program, applicants must be: Between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection; Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada; legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations; not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits.

Job Summary: This Youth Support Worker position will provide one to one support to the youth accessing the Link Agreement with Young Adults (AYA) Life Skills Program. This position will provide support in the tracking and navigation of the life skills program, establishing and maintenance of Individualized Development plans ensuring youth are meeting the life skills program requirements in order to receive AYA funding. This position will work collaboratively with a team of Aunt Leah’s staff to maintain this new life skills program.

Administrative Assistant

Aunt Leah’s Place is a medium sized non-profit organization that helps prevent children in foster care from being homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children.

We are seeking a full time regular Administrative Assistant to join our team. This position will be ideal for youth who are looking for a learning opportunity to make more informed career decisions and to develop their skills.

This position is funded through the Career Focus Program. To participate in Career Focus Program, youth must be:
Between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection; Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada; legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations; not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits.

Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant will act as the first point of contact for Aunt Leah’s Place, and will play a key role in the day-to-day operations. This position will work in the areas of Office management, Database management, Fundraising and Communications. They will provide support to the Management, Development Team, Programming, and additional projects as needed. 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”. The job directly supports our not-for-profit organization in providing programs and services for the homeless, youth or youth at risk.

Project Supervisor – Advancing Youth with Career Focus

This is an exciting and immediate temporary position, subject to funding, from November 19th, 2018 to March 31st, 2019. Possible extension beyond March 31st, subject to further funding. Come join our dynamic team!

Aunt Leah’s Place is a Canadian Registered Charity based in New Westminster BC with a mandate to help prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. Aunt Leah’s work proactively at the ‘entry’ and ‘exit’ points of the foster care system, first helping low income families maintain custody of their children and, second, providing foster youth who are readying to ‘age out’, and transition to independence and adulthood, with supports similar to what average Canadian families give their own adult children in transition.

Job Summary
This position will supervise a project which designs and delivers a range of activities that enable
youth to make more informed career decisions and to develop their skills. This supervisory position
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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.

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.

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 (30 hours/week). 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!

This position is funded through the Career Focus Program. To participate in Career Focus Program, youth must be:
Between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection; Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada; legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations; not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits

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

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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