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Position # 3389
OrganizationParent Support Services Society of BC
Position Circle Facilitator (online & in person) - Parents Support Circle
Impact Statement Our Vision
Communities where all families and children are empowered and valued.

Our Mission
We support the well-being of all families and children by empowering those in a parenting role through community connections, research, educations, and advocacy.

Our Values
-Cultural safety
social Justice

PSS endorses and adopts the United Nation Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People and the truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action. PSS acknowledges that indigenous children, youth, and their families have much to contribute to the world as empowered individuals with a profound understanding of their Indigenous identity, cultural heritage, sustainable living, and connection to their lands and territories.

We help the people we serve to connect with each other, their communities, themselves, their history, and their culture.
Description Volunteers will provide support to Circle members. Facilitate group discussions
and be available to circle members in a crisis between meetings by phone. Contact new referrals and do the intake, introduce New Circle member and help them integrate. Assist with the financial aspect of the Circle's child care and transportation arrangements, when is necessary.
Submit attendance and financial reports at the end of the month
Brief, de-brief and connect with your co-facilitator on a weekly basis.
Attend monthly Steering Committee and Facilitator support meetings, participate in in going PSS trainings and workshops
Set up the Virtual meeting and share the zoom link to the members of the circle
Training Details Training provide online. Self-paced (10 hrs. one month to finish) and 3 Live Zoom sessions. September 22 & 29 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. September 24 from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Free for those who are able to commit one year of volunteering as a Circle Facilitator (3 to 5 hrs. a week)
Working Conditions With the pandemic COVID 19 our circles are running online, some in the morning, evening or weekend.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Time Detail 3 hours a week morning or evening (weekdays or weekend) depending of the availability of the volunteer
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Accessibility Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Children/Youth, Newcomer Support
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Manage Meetings & Groups, Problem Solving, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.parentsupportbc.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Violeta Munoz-Berruecos
Phone 604-669-1616 Ext. 104
Address 5623 Imperial Street Burnaby, V5J 1G1
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