Our Mission
About the Position
Position # 3528
OrganizationParent Support Services Society of BC
Position Parenting on the Spectrum Autism Volunteer Facilitator - Parenting Support Program
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 parents on the Spectrum Circle, facilitate group discussion, 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. Submit attendance.
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.
Applicants MUST have professional/personal experience with children who are on the spectrum
Training Details Training online: Self-paced 15 hrs. (1 months to finish) and 3 Live Zoom sessions on October 19, 21 & 26, 2023. FREE for those who are able to commit one year of volunteering in the position (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 Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail 3 hours a week morning
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Accessibility Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Children/Youth, Counselling/Conflict
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, 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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