This 3 year position is seeking a place-based community outreach and support worker who will augment and strengthen church / community connections and development through intentional, relational outreach. The Facilitator will be required to foster social and economic integration of newcomer families through church / community connections and scheduled activities for adults, youth and children, thus fostering peace and well-being within and among families. A significant responsibility includes developing and managing a reliable volunteer pool, largely drawn from the surrounding church community.  Community initiatives may include: a drop-in "English Help" lounge; a pro-social peace club for children. The project focus may also include skilled intervention that resolves conflicts between apartment managers and various tenants and mitigates or prevents practical problems caused by misunderstandings that can be inherently part of cross-cultural communication.

This is a salaried part-time (0.8 FTE) position. Only those candidates who are legally eligbile to work in Canada should apply. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Sophie Tiessen-Eigbike, HR Department, PO Box 2038, 31414 Marshall Road; Abbotsford, BC V2T 3T8. Or email: stiessen-eigbike@mennonitecc.ca. Fax: 604-850-8734.

Salaried: 
Salaried
Full time equivalent: 
0.80
Term: 
3 years
Start date: 
Available now
British Columbia
Abbotsford, BC
Canada