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 JOB MARKET

 

Administrative

Operations Coordinator Community Care: Elim Village, Surrey, BC
Secretary/Treasurer: Elim Tabernacle, Port Alberni, BC

 

 

General

Auto Body Technician: Taylormotive Service Ltd., North Vancouver, BC
Volunteers in Food Services: Garden Park Tower, Abbotsford, BC
Wellness Assistant (Casual): Elim Village, Surrey, BC
Guest Services Host: RockRidge Canyon, Princeton, BC

 

 

Management

Assistant Manager (Operations Generalist): Mission Thrift Store Langley, Langley, BC
Head Housekeeper: RockRidge Canyon, Princeton, BC
Site and Facilities Manager: RockRidge Canyon, Princeton, BC
Resource Manager (Full-Time): Bethesda Christian Association, Richmond, BC
Communications and Development Manager:(Sail and Life Training Society), Victoria, BC 
Camp Arnes, Arnes Manitoba – Executive Director
Executive Director (relaunch): Canadian FoodGrains Bank, Winnipeg, MB

 

Ministry Openings

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT: Power to Change, Langley, BC

 

Pastoral Openings

Pastor of Children and Family Ministries: Gracepoint Community Church, Surrey, BC

 

Professional Opportunities

Wellness Assistant: Elim Village, Surrey, BC
Assisted Living LPN: Elim Village, Surrey, BC
Registered Nurse: Elim Village, Surrey, BC
Resident Care Attendant: Elim Village, Surrey, BC
Assisted Living Worker: Elim Village, Surrey, BC
Licensed Practical Nurse: Elim Village, Surrey, BC

 

 

Teachers and Teaching Staff 

1.0 FTE Senior Science Teacher (Chemistry, Biology, or Physics): RICHMOND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, Richmond, BC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Secretary/Treasurer: Elim Tabernacle, Port Alberni, BC

If you are a self-starter and like to work independently this ministry position is for you!!  If you are thinking of changing your location – why not consider Vancouver Island?  Port Alberni is a growing community that is family orientated, senior friendly and where housing is affordable.  Elim Tabernacle is looking for someone that is willing to grow in ministry, support the Lead Pastor and Church Board and act as Business Manager of the church office.

 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years secretarial experience and have a good “working” understanding of basic accounting.  We are also looking for someone that is proficient in Microsoft Office and is confident using Sage accounting software.  If possible, Bible College would be a great asset for this ministry.  We are offering a competitive salary including benefits.

 

If this ministry position appeals to you, please send your resume:  Attention:  Pastor Bruce Greenwood at elimtab@shaw.ca.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operations Coordinator Community Care: Elim Village, Surrey, BC

 

WHO ARE WE:

Elim Village is a developing comprehensive Christian senior’s community located on 25 acres in Surrey, B.C. A not for profit charitable organization, Elim Village offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a working environment that embraces Christian principles and beliefs and pursues the highest standards in business and care operations.  Our approach is integrative and team oriented; founded on our core values which emphasize the value we place on our relationships with residents, staff and stakeholders.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

We are looking for an Operations Coordinator (OC) who supports all administrative functions within the Community Care department.  The OC will possess strong administrative and communication skills along with a solid grasp of good business practices in order to help the department run effectively and efficiently.   As a key point of contact between the organization and various stakeholders the OC needs to be a positive reflection of the organization and its values. The Operations Coordinator is an integral member of the Leadership team, and must have a personal commitment to preserving and advancing the Vision, Mission and Values of Elim Village.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary degree in Business Administration, or relevant discipline.
  • 1 – 3 years of relevant experience working in an administrative/ operational role.
  • Computer literacy, including advanced working skills of MS Word, Excel, MS publisher and Outlook.
  • Working knowledge of billing, budget preparation and business planning.
  • Ability to quickly learn a variety of new software applications for Older Adult industry.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills.
  • Highly detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
  • Accurately complete work under tight deadlines, and provide timely and accurate responses to data requests.
  • Willing to familiarize with laws, regulations, and guidelines governing Assisted Living and Home Care operations (Regulatory Bodies).
  • Ability to work well as a team member and provide direction when required.

 

NOTES:

  • Competitive compensation based on qualifications and experience.
  • This is a full time position.

 

JOIN A DYNAMIC TEAM OF COMMITTED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN THE CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT OF ELIM VILLAGE –A COMPLETE CAMPUS OF CARE WHERE RESIDENTS CAN AGE WITHIN THEIR COMMUNITY.

 

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
careers@elimvillage.com

 

Expires:Feb 2, 2020

 

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Guest Services Host: RockRidge Canyon, Princeton, BC

Apply

To apply or ask questions about this position, please contact Allan Mailloux, amailloux@younglife.ca.

When applying via email be sure to include a cover letter and current resume.

Our selection process will begin immediately, however, we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Thank you for your interest in working with Young Life and RockRidge Canyon.

Position Purpose

RRockRidge Canyon is a Young Life of Canada property in Princeton, British Columbia, owned and operated by Young Life for the purpose of reaching teenagers with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It additionally functions as a Christian conference and retreat centre when not being used by Young Life.
RockRidge Canyon is committed to providing “intentional hospitality” to our guests. This means working to consistently exceed the expectations of our guests in quality of service, facilities, and overall experience.
Reporting to the Guest Services Manager, the Guest Services Host (GS Host) is the liaison between RockRidge Canyon and our guests, comprised of both Young Life and rental groups.

The GS Host coordinates guest needs and RockRidge Canyon operations. As a member of a team dedicated to serving the needs of our guests and one another, the Guest Services Host anticipates and responds to those who come to RockRidge Canyon with professionalism, care and excellence. You may host multiple guest groups at a time and must be flexible with scheduling, prepared to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends, holidays and split shifts.

These responsibilities are to be carried out in a way that honours Jesus Christ. The position demands a strong commitment to serving Christ, facilitating the mission of Young Life as expressed through camping, and serving guests with excellence. As an ambassador for Young Life, the Guest Services Host ensures RockRidge Canyon’s activities promote, enhance, and protect Young Life’s brand. All property staff are expected to represent Young Life positively and professionally within the community. The Guest Services Host subscribes to Young Life’s Statement of Faith and abides by its Codes of Conduct.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Spiritual Leadership
  • Model Christ in word, deed and actions.
  • Model and promote Young Life’s mission, core values, and strategic plan. Represent Young Life positively and professionally within the community.
  • Provide spiritual leadership to direct reports, interns, summer staff and volunteers.
  • Pray for kids, Young Life volunteers, and fellow Young Life staff. Ensure that all ministry at RockRidge Canyon is designed and carried out with a dependence on prayer that flows from a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Personal knowledge and experience of the saving work of Jesus Christ, pursuing personal spiritual growth and involved in a local church.
Hospitality
  • Serve as host to weekend and weekday guests on a rotating basis with other hosts.
  • Provide service and communication to Guest Group Organizers from arrival on property to departure. Provide open up and shut down procedures; attend to the guests’ needs, meals, ride schedules; and program events.
  • Develop relationships with Guest Group Organizers and become familiar with their goals in order to meet or exceed their expectations.
  • Ensure all room set up and take downs, open and shut down procedures are completed.
  • Develop and maintain meeting spaces, prop room, and guest services storage areas.
    Assist Guest Group Organizers with program needs and recreation equipment, A/V systems, program events, etc.
  • Perform maintenance and preventative maintenance tasks relating to program.
    Assist with the operation of program activities including challenge courses (High Ropes, Tower of Terror, Zip Line) and waterfront (Canoes, Kayaks, Dragon Boats, Party Barge) as required.
  • Perform short public speaking engagements to groups of up to 300.
  • Be available to help other departments at the discretion of the Guest Services Manager with tasks such as housekeeping, garbage collection, dish pits, and other projects as directed.
  • When guests are in camp, coordinate all communication between assigned groups and camp departments.
Housekeeping
  • Assist in the housekeeping department on changeover days cleaning dorms and rooms, making beds and folding laundry as needed. One day per week May – October and two days per week November – April.
Team Duties and Responsibilities
  • Model open communication and work collaboratively with the property staff team and the Young Life staff team in support of Young Life’s mission, core values and strategic plan.
  • Engage with and foster healthy relationships with the property staff team.
  • Attend devotionals and staff meetings.
  • Nourish a truthful, accountable, forgiving, joyful, and healthy work culture.
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Pursue opportunities to learn through books, podcasts, courses, travel to other camps, etc.
Personal and Professional Development
  • Pursue opportunities to learn through books, podcasts, courses, travel to other camps, etc.

General Expectations

  • Young Life is a relational ministry. Staff must be able to convey a sense of Christ-like hospitality and concern for guests and staff. Responding to the needs of our guests in a prompt and professional manner is important and required.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and a friendly, professional manner to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere.
  • Observe and report unsafe work conditions to the relevant manager.
  • Reply to radio calls professionally and respond to requests quickly and efficiently.
  • Operate property vehicles safely; respect all signage, including speed limits and parking.

Qualifications

Spiritual
  • Personal knowledge and experience of the saving work of Jesus Christ.
  • Involvement in a local church.
  • Agreement with Young Life’s Statement of Faith.
Education and Experience
  • Experience in a camp setting or a related customer service area required.
    Post-secondary studies in Recreational Administration an asset
    Experience in Young Life and alignment with our mission is critical.
    Knowledge of the not-for-profit sector and experience in a faith-based Christian organization are assets.
General Qualifications
  • Work quickly and unobtrusively in a busy environment that frequently demands the ability to multi-task.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and responsiveness to schedule changes and requests from guests and staff.
    Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Able to navigate conflict situations.
  • Observant, perceptive and detail oriented.
  • Creative problem solver.
  • Take direction and execute oral and written instructions. Request clarification when needed.
  • Able to work in various adverse conditions: heights, temperature extremes, indoors and outdoors.
  • Effective verbal communicator and natural encourager. Good written communication skills, including email.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Google Drive. Good keyboarding skills.
Training and Certification
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Valid Standard First Aid (Level 1) certification. This must be maintained while in the position.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and clean Driver’s Abstract or equivalent.
  • Experience in challenge course operations and/or the aptitude to be trained in ACCT Level 1 certification for high ropes, zip line, pamper pole and other ropes course/initiative areas.
  • Valid Pleasure Craft Operator’s License is an asset.
  • Clean criminal record check, including vulnerable sector search, required as a condition of employment.

Work Conditions

Work Location
  • Work is performed in a variety of settings, including office, outdoors, at great heights on challenge course elements, over water and in the elements.
Physical Requirements
  • The work is active in nature, and yet may require periods of time in an office environment, followed by outdoor activities.
  • More strenuous physical activities such as running, hiking, running Challenge Course activities, setting up chairs/tables and extensive walking will be required as well.
  • The employee is required to see, talk and hear.
  • Operating vehicles, boats, laundry equipment and other fleet equipment may happen regularly and must be done in a safe manner.
  • Lifting heavy items may happen from time to time.
Work Environment
  • Work environment is generally favourable.
  • The work may be outdoors 50-75% of the time depending on the time of year. The position is required to work with teenagers, adults and volunteers of all ages.
Hours of Work
  • Guest Services Host position is 40 hours per week and includes 1-2 housekeeping shifts per week (1 day May – Oct and 2 days per week Nov – April)
  • This position is required to work a non-traditional work schedule including early mornings, late nights, weekends and split shifts. Workdays may exceed 8 hours.
  • Long days and/or nights can be expected from time to time.
Hazards
  • This position may include situations that are potentially dangerous, such as working on the high ropes course.
    The employee is required to attend training courses and work in a safe manner at all times. Alertness and attention to standard operating procedures is a job requirement.
Other
  • Due to the nature of the job, and our commitment to a safe environment for teenagers and volunteers, the individual is subject to a criminal record check, including a vulnerable sector search, and must submit a current driver’s abstract.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of people in this position. Duties and responsibilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing.

 

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Auto Body Technician: Taylormotive Service Ltd., North Vancouver, BC

 

Taylormotive Service Ltd. Family owned and operated for 60 years in North Vancouver is seeking an experienced Red Seal Auto Body Collision Repair Technician to join our team. We are an ICBC Icar shop Valet Accredited Collision Repairs, Private Insurance Repairs, Family insurance; Northbridge Insurance; Canadian Direct Insurance, Three Time Mitchel AutoChex Award wining for Customer Service. We are an I-Car Gold Certified Aluminum Repair Shop. We are Certified with Certified Collision Care for Mopar, Ford, Nissan, Kia, Collision Repair, We are also Certified with ARA Certified Collision Repair Gold Plus Shop and Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program (CCIAP) These programs identifies our collision repair shop has demonstrated a commitment to service excellence through investment and training to achieve the highest levels of industry standards.

Apply with confidence to Taylormotive Service Ltd. one of top tier Collision Repair Shops in the industry and be identified with the best.

Having an Red Seal and I-Car Platinum Non Structural and or Structural and Aluminum an asset.

Come join our team and we will provide training for you to become a Platinum Certified I-Car Technician with one of the top leading shops in the industry, Wages based on experience and Flat Rate.60,000-100,000.

Replay with resume to info@taylormotive.com.

 

Expires: January 17, 2020

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Volunteers in Food Services: Garden Park Tower, Abbotsford, BC

 

Garden Park Tower (owned and operated by Clearbrook Golden Age Society) has openings for Volunteers in Food Services. Seniors and people of all ages are welcome to volunteer in this unique community created to make a difference.

Opportunities are available in cooking, serving and dishwashing. The benefits you get are: meeting new people, free exercise and a free lunch.

 

Food prepared in the kitchen is served in the Rose Room Coffee Shop and the Magnolia Dining Room as well as 500 liters of soup per week for our freezer sales. Our menu has many favorite Mennonite dishes as can be seen on our website – Garden Park Tower.

 

Please contact CGAS office at 604-853-5532 and ask for Kathy in the kitchen.

Located at 2825 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, BC 

 

Expires: January 19, 2020

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Wellness Assistant (Casual): Elim Village, Surrey, BC

 

WHO ARE WE:

Elim Village is a developing comprehensive Christian senior’s community located on 25 acres in Surrey, B.C. As a not-for-profit organization, Elim Village offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a working environment that embraces Christian principles and beliefs and pursues the highest standards in business and care operations. With our campus of care model, our approach is integrative and team oriented. Our core values emphasize the relationships we hold with residents, staff and stakeholders.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Wellness Assistant. This position will carry out resident-centered activation programs and will supports residents as they learn new techniques adapted to encourage participation and maintain or improve resident’s abilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of a recognized Therapeutic Recreation program.
  • Preferred two years recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, especially with seniors.
  • Valid class 4 license.
  • Current First Aid/CPR.
  • Foodsafe certificate.
  • Preferred Functional Fitness Certificate or related fitness training.
  • Preferred specialized training for programming with individuals with dementia.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Understand the culture of the residents we serve at The Harrison.
  • Demonstrate the safe operation of a 19 passenger bus.
  • Encourage participation which maintains dignity and validates individual creativity and choice.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Interact with others effectively, with dignity and compassion.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of position.
  • Share knowledge and skills.
  • Lead and participate as an effective member of a team.
  • Organize work schedule, records, documentation.
  • Operate related equipment.

NOTES

  • This position is subject to union membership.
  • This is a casual position.

 

JOIN A DYNAMIC TEAM OF COMMITTED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN THE CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT OF ELIM VILLAGE!

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

Wilma Reuser
Human Resources Administrator
9025 160 Street
Surrey, B.C.  V4N 2X7

Email: wreuser@elimvillage.com

 

Expires: Feb 3, 2020

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Assistant Manager (Operations Generalist): Mission Thrift Store Langley, Langley, BC

 

Mission Thrift Store Langley

20500 Logan Avenue

Langley, BC

604-533-3995

 

We are a Christian Not-for-profit organization and have a workforce of approximately 190 volunteers from various churches, organizations, and different walks of life. Our store in Langley is a part of the BFM (Canada) which is a national organization with over 50 thrift stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to the Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, provide church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. Mission Thrift Store Langley is currently seeking a ministry minded individual who understands, supports and will have a passion for the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada).

Job Opening: Assistant Manager (Operations Generalist)

Job Summary

The Assistant Manager (Operations Generalist) will have a list of general duties around the store and in addition will also oversee furniture pick-ups and the use of our truck for metal recycling, garbage removal, and flower pick-ups. The Assistant Manager (OG) will work in partnership with the management team to ensure that donated inventory moves efficiently in and out of the store on a day to day basis. This individual will be involved in sorting and pricing incoming goods, heavy lifting of large furniture items, making small repairs, as well as being one of the go-to people for final say on donations and quality control. The potential candidate will have a 3-month probationary period initially before a longer-term agreement is made.

  • 40 hrs. per week (4 days during the week plus Saturdays) – part time position would be considered for successful candidate if necessary
  • Salary will be determined based on experience
  • Two weeks of paid vacation
  • Upon successful completion of probation candidate will be eligible for a health benefits package.

Core Competencies

  • Decisiveness – the ability to say no confidently when determining whether specific donations meet our quality guidelines.
  • Team work – can work with a variety of volunteers with many skill levels, physical and mental abilities, age categories, socio-economic situations and understands how to motivate volunteers
  • Self-motivation – able to self-manage and work independently
  • Interpersonal skills – able to relate well with people and build new relationships
  • Multitasking and prioritizing – The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks quickly and efficiently as different needs arise
  • Delegation – Must be able to direct the work of volunteers confidently and in a respectful manner

Job Duties (General)

  • Responsible for the intake of incoming donations – filtering and quality control
  • Pre-sorting of incoming donations and placement of donations in appropriate departments in the back of the store
  • Unloading and loading of furniture that is being donated or purchased
  • Pricing of furniture, appliances, and miscellaneous items (hardware, sporting goods, and large items)
  • Transferring processed furniture to the storefront
  • Disposal and recycling of outdated or substandard inventory (garbage runs, wood recycling)
  • Maintaining a safe and clean workspace for all parties involved
  • Assists with pick-up service (scheduling and filling in when necessary as a driver)
  • Attendance and contribution to weekly staff meetings; this may at times fall outside of regular working hours depending on the needs of the store
  • Assist volunteers to ensure their needs are met in order to do their various jobs. Must be able to troubleshoot problems as they arise.

 

Job Duties (Specialized)

  • Furniture pick-ups and all general use of our store truck

 

Requirements

  • Valid BC License and 10 years driving experience; ability to drive a 3-ton truck is required
  • Successful applicants will require a criminal record check
  • Ability to do heavy lifting (Large hutches, couches, desks etc.)
  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Retail setting experience an asset
  • Volunteer experience is required
  • Successful applicant will be required to complete first aid training
  • Basic computer abilities including the ability to make schedules, email, and communicate within a team

All applicants must submit a resume along with a written statement of faith. Submissions can be made in person or via email to langley@missionthriftstore.com. Applicants will be considered until January 27, 2020 or until a suitable candidate is found. Only applicants being considered for the position will be contacted. We thank all others for their interest.

 

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Site and Facilities Manager: RockRidge Canyon, Princeton, BC

RockRidge Canyon A Young Life of Canada property

Princeton, British Columbia

To apply or ask questions about this position, please contact Carolyn Mortensen, cmortensen@younglife.ca.

When applying via email be sure to include a cover letter and current resume.

Our selection process will begin immediately, however, we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Thank you for your interest in working with Young Life and RockRidge Canyon.

Job Description

Job Title: Site and Facilities Manager

Reports to: Vice President, Property Operations

Department: Site & Facilities, RockRidge Canyon

Roles Supervised: Maintenance Specialist, Maintenance Workers, Groundskeeper/Challenge Course Manager, Mechanic/Operator, Interns, Summer Staff and Work Crew

Type of Work: Permanent, Full-time

 

Position Purpose

RockRidge Canyon is a Young Life of Canada property in Princeton, British Columbia, owned and operated by Young Life for the purpose of reaching teenagers with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  It also functions as a Christian conference and retreat centre when not being used by Young Life.

RockRidge Canyon is committed to providing “intentional hospitality” to our guests.  This means working to consistently exceed the expectations of our guests in quality of service, facilities, and overall experience.

The Site and Facilities Manager is responsible to oversee the operation and maintenance of the physical property, which includes buildings, grounds, domestic and waste water systems, geo thermal systems, utilities, security, wi-fi networks, heavy duty equipment and vehicles.  The Manager leads the Site & Facilities staff team, ensures that the RRC site and facilities are maintained to Young Life’s standards of excellence, and sets projects and priorities in accordance with Young Life’s master plan for RRC. The Manager has hands-on involvement in day-to-day site and facilities operations, manages contractors, and oversees all maintenance projects.

These responsibilities are to be carried out in a way that honours Jesus Christ.  The position demands a strong commitment to serving Christ, facilitating the mission of Young Life as expressed through camping, and serving guests with excellence.  Young Life is a relational outreach ministry; all property staff must convey a sense of Christ-like hospitality and service for guests and staff. Responding to the unexpected needs of the guest in a prompt and professional manner is important and required.  All property staff are expected to represent Young Life positively and professionally within the community.

 Key Duties and Responsibilities

The Site & Facilities Manager oversees a variety of responsibilities which fall under the following categories:

 

Spiritual Leadership
  • Model Christ in word, deed and actions.
  • Model and promote Young Life’s mission, core values, and strategic plan.
  • Pray for kids, Young Life volunteers, and fellow Young Life staff.  Ensure that all ministry at RockRidge Canyon is designed and carried out with a dependence on prayer that flows from a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Personal knowledge and experience of the saving work of Jesus Christ, pursuing personal spiritual growth and involved in a local church.
Facility and Site Maintenance
  • Create and manage a maintenance schedule for RockRidge Canyon’s (RRC’s) existing facilities to ensure that buildings, grounds, equipment, landscape, roads, etc. are maintained to a standard that reflects Young Life’s commitment to excellence.
  • Implement and evaluate maintenance projects per the maintenance schedule.
  • Develop and implement schedules and procedures for safety inspections
  • Oversee the installation, maintenance and repair of infrastructure, including machinery, equipment, and electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Ensure RRC’s site and facilities are well-kept and clean for guests.
  • Partner with other departments (i.e., Guest Services, Housekeeping, Administration and Food Services) to provide excellent service for guests and provide support as the property is used for Young Life camping programs.
  • Manage snow removal, landscaping and grass cutting in a timely manner.
  • Oversee maintenance of site roads, drainage and traffic flow, including signage and parking.
Building Systems
  • Respond to operational emergencies and urgent and unscheduled needs of guests.
  • Monitor water and energy consumption to optimize resource conservation.
  • Manage and control building systems such as heating/cooling, geo thermal systems, fire suppression and alarm systems.
  • Maintain all electrical and mechanical systems, including filters, heat pumps and heat exchangers.
  • Manage the operation of the outdoor swimming pool, water balance, pumps and filtration systems.
  • Provide operational/technical support for the computer and network systems.
Regulatory Inspections
  • Maintain records and inspections as required by provincial and federal law, and sound maintenance practice.  This includes but is not limited to:
  • Records required by the health department for potable water and operation of the sewage system and swimming pool;
  • Equipment records related to fire and safety;
  • Monitoring of dam levels and water flow;
  • Maintenance records for buildings (i.e. paint chart, reoccurring problems);
  • Challenge course elements for inspection, repair, record keeping;
  • Inventory records for equipment.
  • Stay current in all relevant provincial and/or federal codes relating to water treatment, sewage treatment and property maintenance to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure that construction projects comply with all regulatory agencies and all provincial and local license and permit requirements.
Security and IT Oversite
  • Ensure the property is secure.  Manage and maintain the security systems and associated procedures to ensure they continue to be effective.
  • Provide oversite, repair and maintenance of phone and wi-fi networks.
Major Maintenance and Asset Management
  • Develop and implement capital projects to be undertaken as time and money allow at the direction of the VP, Property Operations.
  • Support the VP, Property Operations and Young Life of Canada National Board, Camping Committee to develop a Master Plan for RRC.
  • Implement and maintain an effective preventive maintenance system for all facilities and equipment.  Maintain property equipment and vehicles to provide good service, long life and responsible stewardship.
Administration
  • Hire, train and provide effective supervision of maintenance staff.  Optimize staff scheduling to support scheduled facility operations.
  • Provide positive, professional and effective leadership for all staff and volunteers working within the maintenance department.
  • Support the VP, Property Operations in setting budgets and establishing priorities for the site and facilities department, managing the department budget, ordering supplies and coding of invoices in a timely manner.  Responsible to record and maintain logs and statistics.
  • Report and respond to incidents in a timely way in accordance with Young Life’s policies.
Relationships
  • Coordinate with the VP, Property Operations to ensure that tasks are being performed to standard, in proper priority, in a timely manner and in conjunction with the camp operations.
  • Lead by example in cooperating with other departments at RRC to serve as a well-functioning team. This includes being a positive spiritual leader and example.
  • In the summer months, work closely with the Work Crew and Summer Staff assigned to site and facilities to ensure their work experience is a positive time of personal and spiritual growth.
  • Engage with the local community in a positive and engaging manner consistent as an ambassador of Young Life and RRC.
Team Duties and Responsibilities
  • Effective communication with property departments regarding guest groups.  Understand and promote effective interdepartmental relationships as related to service for guest groups.
  • Train and supervise seasonal interns
  • Occasionally train on-call staff and volunteers to ensure adequate staffing throughout the rental season.
  • Model open communication and work collaboratively with the property staff team and the Young Life staff team in support of Young Life’s mission, core values and strategic plan.
  • Engage with and foster healthy relationships with the property staff team.
  • Attend devotionals and staff meetings.
  • Nourish a truthful, accountable, forgiving, joyful, and healthy work culture.
  • On occasion, provide leadership and direction to assigned work staff, both paid and volunteer.
Personal and Professional Development
  • Pursue opportunities to learn through books, podcasts, courses, travel to other camps, etc.
General Expectations

Young Life is a relational ministry.  Staff must be able to convey a sense of Christ-like hospitality and concern for guests and staff.  Responding to the unexpected needs of our guests in a prompt and professional manner is important and required.

  • Maintain a positive attitude and a friendly, professional manner to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere.
  • Observe and report unsafe work conditions to the relevant manager.
  • Reply to radio calls professionally and respond to requests quickly and efficiently.
  • Operate property vehicles safely; respect all signage, including speed limits and parking.

Qualifications

Spiritual
  • Personal knowledge and experience of the saving work of Jesus Christ.
  • Agreement with Young Life’s Statement of Faith.
Education
  • B. Engineering, B.A. or technical school diploma, or equivalent education and experience.
Experience
  • Minimum ten years general maintenance experience or construction related trade.
  • General working knowledge of all facets of construction and building trades.  Experience working with contractors.
  • Minimum five years management experience overseeing building and utilities systems and site maintenance.
  • Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills to create reports and use spreadsheets.
  • The ability to obtain licenses necessary for property operations such as domestic and waste water systems, etc.
  • General knowledge of vehicle maintenance and heavy-duty equipment.
Recommended Certifications
  • Water/Waste Water Systems – Level 1
  • Pool Operator – Level 1 and 2
  • Experience with Commercial Plumbing and Electrical Systems, HVAC, Geothermal Systems
  • Experience with IT/PBX System / Security Systems
Other requirements
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Current clean criminal record check, including vulnerable sector search required.

Work Conditions

Work Location
  • Work is performed in a rural camp setting.
  • Work is performed indoors and out of doors throughout the year in all weather conditions.
Physical Requirements
  • Work may require lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Work will require pushing, squatting, kneeling, climbing, etc.
  • Work is not sedentary and requires the employee to walk or stand for up to 50% of the time.  Employee is required to look at a computer screen and use a keyboard for up to 20% of the time.
  • The employee is required to see, talk and hear.
Work Conditions
  • Must be able to function out of doors in various weather and may also be in contact with various chemicals.
  • Work is deadline driven.
  • Work is seasonal and at times there will be large volumes of work to undertake.
Hours of Work
  • Generally, the work week is 40 hours.
  • Work weeks in excess of 40 hours will be required during peak times.
  • On call availability is expected
Hazards
  • Hazards are considered minor and controllable.

 

Note: This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skill, efforts or working conditions associated with this job.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Expires Feb 2, 2020

 

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Head Housekeeper: RockRidge Canyon, Princeton, BC

RockRidge Canyon A Young Life of Canada property

Princeton, British Columbia

Job Description

Job Title: Head Housekeeper

Reports to: Housekeeping Supervisor

Department: Guest Services, RockRidge Canyon

Roles Supervised: Housekeeper(s), Housekeeping Interns, Volunteers

Type of Work: Permanent, Full-time

Work Location: RockRidge Canyon

To apply or ask questions about this position, please contact Tami Robinson, trobinson@younglife.ca.

When applying via email be sure to include a cover letter and current resume.

Our selection process will begin immediately, however, we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Thank you for your interest in working with Young Life and RockRidge Canyon.

Position Purpose

RockRidge Canyon is a Young Life of Canada property in Princeton, British Columbia, owned and operated by Young Life for the purpose of reaching teenagers with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It additionally functions as a Christian conference and retreat centre when not being used by Young Life.  RockRidge Canyon is committed to providing “attentive hospitality” to our guests. This means working to consistently exceed the expectations of our guests in quality of service, facilities, and overall experience.

Reporting to the Housekeeping Supervisor, the Head Housekeeper is responsible for overseeing standards of cleanliness proper cleaning procedures for all buildings assigned, in addition to assisting with training, and assigning duties to interns and volunteers. As a Christian with a vibrant and growing faith, the Head Housekeeper will mentor staff, interns and volunteers to help them on their spiritual journey as they serve in the Housekeeping Department.

The Head Housekeeper supports the Housekeeping Supervisor and rest of the property staff team to achieve the vision and mission of Young Life to “glorify God by sharing Jesus Christ with the entire next generation” as outlined in Young Life’s Strategic Plan. As an ambassador for Young Life, you help ensure RockRidge Canyon’s appearance and activities promote, enhance, and protect Young Life’s brand, and boost its reputation with relevant constituents, as well as driving broader awareness. You subscribe to Young Life’s Statement of Faith and abide by its Codes of Conduct.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Spiritual Leadership
  • Spiritual Leadership
  • Model Christ in word, deed and actions.
  • Model and promote Young Life’s mission, core values, and strategic plan.
  • Provide spiritual leadership to direct reports and volunteers.
  • Pray for kids, Young Life volunteers, and fellow Young Life staff. Ensure that all ministry at RockRidge Canyon is designed and carried out with a dependence on prayer that flows from a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Pursue spiritual growth.
  • Provide an atmosphere where growth in Christ can happen for the volunteers and staff in the Housekeeping Department.
Supervision and Training
  • Provide training for Housekeepers, Interns and volunteers
  • Assist with the supervision of the Housekeepers, and Interns and volunteers assigned to the Housekeeping Department, including schedule of duties and coordination of cleaning efforts.
  • Personally inspect all camper dorm hallways, bathrooms, porches, lounges and walkways.
  • Periodically check dorm cleaning supply closets for neatness, adequacy of supplies and proper labeling of containers.
  • Inspect public areas and bathrooms daily for detail cleanliness and stock supplies.
  • Work with maintenance in the upkeep of any equipment used by housekeepers.
  • Complete housekeeping work as required to maintain camp excellence.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Housekeeping Supervisor.
General Expectations

Convey a sense of Christ-like hospitality and concern for guests and staff and respond to the unexpected needs of our guests in a prompt and professional manner.

  • All staff members are expected to represent Young Life positively and professionally within the community and be able to work with and minister to the volunteer high school and college age young people who serve at RockRidge Canyon.
  • Be available to help other departments at the discretion of the Housekeeping Supervisor.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and a friendly, professional manner to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere.
  • Observe and report unsafe work conditions to the relevant manager.
  • Operate property vehicles safely (respect all signage, including speed limits and parking).
  • Provide positive, professional and effective leadership for staff, volunteers, casual employees and interns.
  • Assist with training and supervision of volunteers and employees as directed, ensuring they understand their responsibilities, safety concerns and performance standards.
  • Relate to all property staff in a professional way that enhances the total flow of camp operations.
  • Lead by example by coordinating with other property staff to ensure that tasks are being performed up to standards, in proper priority, in a timely manner and in harmony with the rest of camp operations.
  • Maintain appropriate personal boundaries with other property staff, volunteers and guests.
Team Duties and Responsibilities

Model open communication and work collaboratively with the Young Life field and property staff team, for the good of the organization, in support of Young Life’s mission, core values and strategic plan.

Cultivate effective working relationships with property staff, volunteers and guests.

  • Lead by example in cooperating with all other departments on the property to operate as a team and produce a well-functioning body.
  • Relate to all property staff in a professional way that enhances the total flow of camp operations.
  • Coordinate with other property staff to ensure that tasks are being performed up to standards, in proper priority, in a timely manner and in harmony with the rest of the camp operations.
  • Attend staff meetings, staff conferences, and prayer days.
  • Nourish a truthful, accountable, forgiving, joyful, and healthy work culture.
Personal and Professional Development

Pursue opportunities to learn through books, podcasts, courses, etc.

Qualifications

  • RockRidge Canyon is a non-profit Christian organization which has as its primary purpose the promotion of the interests and welfare of those who wish to share in the Christian Experience. As such, you must have a vibrant and growing relationship with Jesus Christ as a condition of employment. Involvement in a local church is expected. You must be able to give spiritual leadership to volunteers and interns and subscribe to our statement of faith.
  • Education and Experience
  • High school education with the ability to read and write English proficiently.
  • Housekeeping experience in a large hotel or camp environment is an asset.
  • Solid knowledge, understanding and experience in Young Life or other youth ministry is preferred.
  • Experience in not-for-profit or public organization is an asset.
Skills
  • Strong ethical, Christ-like character.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and responsiveness to schedule changes and requests from guests.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and direct a variety of Property Staff, Interns and volunteers.
  • Model responsible work habits, effective servant-leadership and stewardship.
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills.
  • Excellent time management skills. Able to manage conflicting priorities, effectively plan work, and meet deadlines in a high demand environment.
  • Good Emotional Intelligence competencies, including interpersonal and customer service skills. Strong relationship building skills. Strong communication skills. Diplomatic and tactful.
Abilities

RockRidge Canyon is a non-profit Christian organization that has as its primary purpose the promotion of the interests and welfare of those who wish to share in the Christian experience. As such, you must have a vibrant and growing relationship with Jesus Christ as a condition of employment.

  • Proven ability to provide effective spiritual leadership.
  • Natural leadership abilities and confidence. Able to guide, supervise, and motivate staff and volunteers.
  • Results oriented coupled with ability to work with a diverse team. Able to patiently work under pressure.
  • Intermediate proficiency in a Windows based operating environment and MS Office suite required.
Other requirements:
  • Must be willing to relocate to Princeton, BC.
  • Current clean criminal record check, including vulnerable sector search required.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract required.
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1/ CPR-C / AED required or obtained within first three months of employment.

Work Conditions

Work Location
  • Work is performed in a rural camp setting.
  • Work is performed indoors and out of doors throughout the year in all weather conditions.
Physical Requirements

Work requires the employee to able to physically perform the cleaning duties. Must be able to stoop and reach in order to clean hard to get at places. Will be exposed to cleaning chemicals and dirt.

  • Work requires the employee to walk or stand for up to 60-80% of the time.
  • May be required to lift materials weighing 50 pounds and do other things such as pushing, stooping, squatting, kneeling, climbing, reaching, pulling, etc
  • The employee is required to see, talk and hear.
Work Environment
  • Work is deadline driven.
  • Work is seasonal and at times there will be large volumes of work to undertake.
Hours of Work

Generally, the workweek is 40 hours.

  • Work weeks may not be non-standard and weekend work is frequently required including early mornings, weekends & split shifts.
  • Workdays may exceed 8 hours.
Hazards

Hazards are considered minor and controllable.

 

Note: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Expires Feb 3, 2020

 

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Executive Director (relaunch): Canadian FoodGrains Bank, Winnipeg, MB

A search facilitated by Nelson/Kraft & Associates for Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

For over 35 years the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB) has worked towards a world without hunger initially through the compassionate efforts of a small group of Canadian Mennonite farmers shipping their excess grain to Bangladesh.  Those efforts have grown to a partnership of 15 churches and church-based agencies offering expanded international programs in food assistance, agriculture and livelihoods, nutrition, and advocacy and education always with the mission to end global hunger.

Their new Executive Director (ED) will be a Christian servant leader, passionate about transformative change in the world through churches, and who connects with a faith community.  This person lives authentically and inspires trust across a diverse stakeholder base.  The ED will be a relational bridge-builder, a strong listener, and a leader who fosters leadership, with successful experience in both planning for and leading complex organizations.  This person is also in tune with established and emerging trends in the humanitarian sector.

Your passion for a world without hunger accomplished through the Christian community could make you CFGB’s next leader.  Contact us to learn more.

Further information about the Canadian Foodgrains Bank at https://foodgrainsbank.ca

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020.

Please note that only Permanent Residents and Canadian citizens residing in Canada at the time of application will be considered at this time.

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Contact Information

If you or someone you know, would like to start a confidential inquiry about this opportunity, please contact Mark Kraft and Larry Nelson at info@nelsonandkraft.com

 

About Us

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management and fundraising personnel in the charitable sectors.  We work with a diverse group of not-for-profit organizations through the connection of colleagues in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, and Toronto.

 

Expires: January 15.2019

 

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Camp Arnes, Arnes Manitoba  – Executive Director

Camp Arnes is looking for an Executive Director to:

  • Leading and fostering spiritual growth for Staff, Campers and guests
  • Development and Growth of Camp, Fundraising, Facilities, and Public Face of camp.
  • Administration and Organizational Leadership
  • Human Resources

 

Please visit our website at https://www.camparnes.com/year-round-employment/ Interested applicants should review the job description on the website and submit a resume with references to the Camp Arnes Search team at hanseb@boge-boge.com

 

Expires: December 30, 2019

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Communications and Development Manager:(Sail and Life Training Society), Victoria, BC

Reports to:Executive Director

Status:Full-time Permanent

Compensation:Salary plus 5% RRSP payments, group benefits/extended health plan, and 3-weeks paid vacation

 

  • ABOUT SALTS AND OUR MISSION

SALTS is a non-denominational Christian organization that provides youth mentorship on tall ships. Each year, 1700 young people (ages 13-25) receive “sail and life training” aboard one of our two schooners. SALTS Board, staff and crew members must be deeply committed to our mission: “to develop the spiritual, relational, and physical potential of young people through sail training, shipboard life and associated activities in a Christian environment.” SALTS requires agreement with our Statement of (Christian) Faith and Ethics for roles where this is a bona fide occupational requirement, including this particular role. SALTS currently has 21 full-time employees and an annual operating budget of ~$2.5 million with an additional $6.0 million capital project underway. To learn more about SALTS, please visit www.salts.ca.

 

  • ROLE PURPOSE

Working in collaboration with the Executive Director, the Director of Development, and other team members, the Communications and Development Manager will coordinate fundraising and communications.

  1. Initiate, develop and manage communication and fundraising strategies to achieve overall organizational objectives; develop and execute internal and external communications and fundraising efforts to support new and ongoing programs
  2. Manage public and media relations, marketing and promotional plans, publication management; web site planning and monitoring.
  3. Coordinate public events for the Society
  4. Write copy for digital and print media

 

  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Communication:

  • Liaise with the Executive Director and other team members to create and execute an annual communications/promotion plan to ensure all sail training programs are full and that our fundraising goals are supported
  • Represent and communicate our Christian mission to the public with accuracy and passion
  • Manage and enhance our social media presence and marketing. Track our exposure and advertising performance.
  • Create a cohesive and positive brand identity through content creation and management of our website using a CMS web editor.
  • Manage brochures, documents, publications, advertisements, etc. Compile submissions, write articles, and layout design for Saltings E-newsletter.
  • Manage SALTS promotional gear: track inventory, assess sales and product line changes, order from suppliers, organize storage and distribution
  • Organize and manage events (e.g. trade fairs, ship tours, receptions, celebrations, etc.)
  • Book speaking engagements for him/herself and/or other SALTS employees
  • Manage photographs and video resources, and provide support through ghost writing as requested
  • Keep current with technology, innovative marketing techniques, communications trends
  • Establish and maintain contacts with print, radio, television and online media; ensure coordinated and positive media coverage; create media releases and articles to earn media/publicity
  • Consult with Executive Director to develop communication strategies for crisis/issues management
  • Develop cross-promotions with community partners with approval from the Executive Director
  • Monitor and provide a timely response to inquiries via social media and email
  • Receive, open, sort, stamp, and send mail (letters and parcels), answer phones for all misc. calls not triaged in the phone tree, greet office guests, order and organize office supplies, stock kitchen and cleaning supplies (some of these tasks may be delegated elsewhere when our staffing level increases)

 

Donor Relations:

  • Identify, profile, and qualify prospective donors (individuals, foundations, corporations, government) according to their desire and ability to give (cash, shares, bequests, gifts-in-kind, etc.) to our capital or annual campaigns
  • Initiate, build, manage, and cultivate relationships and communication with prospective, current, and past donors with efforts in proportion to the anticipated size of the contribution; track and follow-up on pledges to ensure fulfillment of them; manage public recognition strategies, ensure all donors receive personal contact each year; focus on 30-40 prospects at any given time and assist the Director of Developmentin identifying and cultivating relationships with major donor prospects
  • Communicate with donors and prospective donors (and assist other designated SALTS contacts in doing so) regarding the SALTS mission, vision, plans, and outcomes and demonstrate that we are a worthy cause by building a strong case for support that is compelling to both heart and head
  • When donor relationships are well established, request donations to meet the annual goals for the ongoing operations of the organization and capital campaign goals.
  • Ensure donors and members are thanked for their contributions by their designated SALTS contact and ensure they feel valued and appreciated; ensure their donations are used as designated; inform members of membership renewal dates
  • Track all interactions with constituents in our Salesforce database and in appropriate Salesforce reports and lists and manage our donor database
  • Organize fundraising events if/when part of our strategies
  • Promote opportunities to make planned gifts, especially bequests

 

Other Duties:

  • Manage programs and activities and represent SALTS in a way that aligns with the SALTS Statement of Faith and Ethics and our unique Christian mission, which are entrenched within the Constitution of SALTS
  • Ensure all initiatives are based on and reflect the stated values of the Society
  • Provide responsible financial stewardship of the Society’s resources.
  • Work as part of a collaborative team to achieve stated goals
  • Other duties as requested by the Executive Director
  • Willing to participate occasionally in SALTS sail training programs (4-5 days at sea) to enable accurate representation of those programs or as relief crew as approved by the Executive Director
  • Participate in and take turns leading Christian devotions and prayer each work-day morning
  • Participate in meetings, discussions and decisions related to the mission, vision, strategic plans, and management of the organization
  • After commencing employment, you may be asked to take a Marine Emergency Duties course and First Aid course (time and course fees paid by SALTS) to enable leading of ship tours at the dock during special events

 

4)   APPLICABLE POLICIES

  1. a) Shoreside Policy Manual and official policy documents (available on the shared computer drive)
  2. b) SALTS Statement of Faith and Ethics
  3. c) Adherence to the ethical standards of the Association of Fundraising Professionals
  4. d) Criminal record check clearance must be provided prior to commencing employment and when requested thereafter
  5. e) Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

 

 

  • QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION
  • A proven record of success in raising funds for non-profit organizations.
  • A Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation is preferred but not required.
  • Post-secondary education with at least an undergraduate degree preferred, ideally with emphasis in social sciences, marketing, business, communication, public relations, or journalism.
  • Past SALTS program experience is an asset (not a requirement).
  • Demonstrated successful experience in grant writing is an asset.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in initiating, developing, implementing and/or operation of events is an asset.

 

  1. SKILLS AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
  • Superior inter-personal skills both in person and on the phone; an ability to set people at ease and show genuine care; ability to relate to a wide range of individuals
  • Excellent writing abilities and understanding of grammar, punctuation, tone, and various writing styles
  • Written agreement with the SALTS Statement of Faith and Ethics whenever requested
  • Ability to work with staff and clients in a supportive, respectful and caring manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals.
  • Ability to handle stress and emergencies in a calm, effective manner.
  • High level of computer literacy including with databases, Microsoft office, and social media. Interest in and ability to keep up with relevant social media trends.
  • An ability to think strategically and develop effective communication and marketing plans (the right messages through the right media to the right markets at the right moments).
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to work with little supervision while collaborating with others.
  • Ability to handle stress and emergencies in a calm, effective manner.
  • Must support and uphold the values of SALTS.
  • An ability to model acceptable ethical standards, personally & professionally.

 

Expires November 8, 2019

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Resource Manager (Full-Time): Bethesda Christian Association, Richmond, BC

 

Resource Manager (Full-Time) (Richmond, BC)

“In our homes, love, care, joy and spiritual well-being is practiced with the individuals, family and co-workers. And that’s what makes Bethesda a great place to work.”

Staff comment from the Bethesda Community

 

In your experience supporting people with disabilities, you see the people you support like family. That closeness and sharing that develops with a loving heart, where it is not always obvious who is helping whom anymore. You are yearning for a new role where your organizational and leadership abilities can shine. And where you can shape a workplace that overflows with grace and respect.

At Bethesda, we are all about creating community among the people we support, our staff, and our surrounding communities. We are all interdependent as we experience life together, and all valuable for the abilities we share. We know we learn from and need each other.

Do you have a heart for this vision and the skill to step into a new and challenging role? The Resource Manager position may be the next step in your journey.

 

JOB OVERVIEW:

As Resource Manager for one of our homes, you will join a team where the staff, families and people receiving services have a culture of supporting, celebrating, and enriching the interconnectedness of our communities. Your job is to develop person-centred care and inclusion opportunities for the people who live in the home. You will create a workplace that supports and empowers staff to love and support these people and their families, and you will maintain administration systems to ensure effective and accountable operations.

As part of your role, you will walk alongside the people who live in the home, helping them with daily living skills, encouraging their growth and celebrating goals reached.

These are full-time positions available August 2019. They are ideal for experienced leaders who have worked directly with people who have disabilities.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

  • Excellent extended benefits package
  • 3 weeks vacation to start

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee and coordinate the health care of the four people who live in the home.
  • Provide growth-oriented community inclusion opportunities for the people in the home.
  • Create a welcoming, loving space where relationships among people who live in the homes, staff, families, and community partners are nourished and enriched
  • Facilitate external professional supports and community partnerships
  • Meet all health and safety standards in the home
  • Administer budgets and report to supervisor
  • Be available on-call to assist staff
  • Provide training and oversight of positive behaviour supports
  • Implement life skills training
  • Explore vocational and volunteer opportunities for the people who live in the home
  • Provide social, recreational and leisure activities with the community

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • A heart to support people with disabilities
  • Proven leadership experience and strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with people who have disabilities, their families, friends, staff, community and extended support networks
  • Standard requirements (Criminal Record Check, Medical Clearance, Class 4 Driver’s License, Tuberculosis Screening, ICBC Driving Record, Immunization Records)
  • Strong organizational and assessment skills with a high level of personal integrity, initiative and maturity
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to teach or train staff
  • Experience working with adults with disabilities
  • Education background in a Social Services field preferred
  • A philosophy of care in line with Bethesda’s philosophy of Christian service and support for people with disabilities

 

JOB CONTEXT:

We are welcoming of applicants who desire to lead a team that values communication, trust and healthy working relationships. This position is ideal for well-organized, mature professionals who have a heart for serving.

Bethesda’s ministry is a Christian faith-based service. For more information about Bethesda Christian Association, see our web page at www.bethesdabc.com.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants may apply online at http://www.bethesdabc.com/employment-application-form.html, or submit a resume and references to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Bethesda Christian Association via email (life@bethesdabc.com), mail (105-2975 Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford BC  V2T 5T4), or FAX (604-850-7242)

 

Applicants should reference posting #806

 

Location:  Richmond BC

Compensation:  Competitive salary range: $55,307.20 – $60,028.80 commensurate with experience

This is a non-profit organization

 

Expires: November 29, 2019

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Ministry Openings

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT: Power to Change, Langley, BC

Power to Change is a family of ten ministries and one humanitarian partner, each with unique ways to make a difference in people’s lives.  With an annual budget of $40 million and over 450 staff Canada-wide and hundreds of loyal volunteers, the continued support of their valued donors is vital to their ongoing ministry efforts.

 

As the Director of Development (DoD), you will oversee the Development Team whose purpose is to work in tandem with the ministries of Power to Change to expand their resources to fulfill their overall mission.  You will use your well-developed business acumen, fundraising expertise and high standards of biblical stewardship to make wise funding strategy decisions, positively affecting all levels of donor engagement.  Also, the DoD participates on the Executive Team (E-Team), representing the Development Division and its continued efforts on behalf of the organization as a whole.

 

If you are passionate about growing God’s Kingdom, have over five years of executive-level sales or fundraising experience, with strong capabilities in strategy development, leadership and reporting, and developed skills in financial affairs, then you could be the next Director of Development at Power to Change.  Contact us today for more information or to submit your application.

 

Further information on Power to Change can be found at https://p2c.com

 

Application Deadline: December 20, 2019

Please note that preference will be given to those with Canadian citizenship at the time of application.

 

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

Contact Information

If you or someone you know, would like to start a confidential inquiry about this opportunity, please contact Mark Kraft and Larry Nelson at info@nelsonandkraft.com

 

About Us

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management and fundraising personnel in the charitable sectors.  We work with a diverse group of not-for-profit organizations through the connection of colleagues in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, and Toronto.

 

Expires: Dec 20.2019

 

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Pastor of Children and Family Ministries: Gracepoint Community Church, Surrey, BC

 

Overview

 

The pastor of children and family ministries is a full-time position responsible for the evangelism and discipleship of the children and families of Gracepoint Church and the surrounding community. In alignment with our mission of being a church that Experiences God and Engages our World Together, this person will oversee the discipling of kids ages Newborn to Grade 5, along with their families.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Team builder who lives out the Ephesians 4 mandate of equipping our great team of 70+ parents and volunteers.
  • Builds a Children’s Ministry that emphasizes the home as the primary centre of faith development, partnering with parents to see the next generation become life-long Christ-followers.
  • Lead and direct Sunday morning Children’s Ministry programming ensuring we have a welcoming environment with trained leaders/volunteers ready to create an experience that is a highlight of the week for our kids.
  • Enthusiastic and creative leader who can cast vision around the spiritual formation of children and follows through to completion.
  • Develop, evaluate, and/or coordinate the weekly curriculum for our Sunday morning children’s program, ensuring a long-term strategy for the faith development of our kids.
  • Provide regular team building and training sessions for volunteers to meet Gracepoint standards and expectations for this role.
  • Pastoral care and discipling to our families and volunteers recognizing that “groups” is our spiritual growth methodology.
  • Passion for outreach that envisions using our location as a theology of place for mission to be realized among our neighbours.
  • Ability to recruit and train additional volunteers for a second Sunday morning service to be added in 2020.
  • Oversee our Children’s midweek program, training and encouraging our leaders.

 

Characteristics, Skills and Qualifications

 

  • Committed Christ follower who pursues a Jesus Shaped Life.
  • Committed to the vision and values of Gracepoint Community Church.
  • Has a contagious love for children and has a track record of teaching and motivating kids.
  • Self-starter who can work independently in a self-disciplined manner and able to work in a collaborative manner with our staff team.
  • Proactive; have a sense of urgency to respond to requirements and deadlines.
  • A problem solver who sees the big picture and is also able to zero in on priorities and strategic opportunities.
  • Demonstrating a balance between empathy, compassion and sensitivity while assessing facts and information to addressing ministry issues.
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to changing ministry situations or requirements.
  • Lives in proximity to Gracepoint Church to be in disciple-making relationships with other Gracepointers.
  • The discipleship of kids and their families is the primary calling.
  • Willing to make a long-term commitment to Gracepoint Church.
  • Has a history of next generation disciple-making.
  • Appropriate administration and technical skills.
  • Currently using social media platforms with demonstrable results to assist in discipleship.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Theology/Kids’ ministry. • Able to view kids’ Ministry through a Gospel-centric lens.
  • Previous experience in a paid or volunteer role in serving children. • Aligns with the Mennonite Brethren Statement of Faith.
  • Outgoing, optimistic and able to build long term trust-based relationships.

 

Staff Expectations

 

  • Committed to the vision and values of Gracepoint Church.
  • Attend annual Staff workshops or retreats to equip one’s self for Ministry.
  • Model volunteerism and investment within the Gracepoint body, just as we call our people to – approximately 10% of your workweek, over and above regular work hours.
  • Attend all staff meetings.
  • Be an active and constructive contributor to staff discussions relating to strategic initiatives and daily responsibilities.
  • Committed to Gracepoint as a church family as evidenced by discipleship group involvement.
  • In agreement with the beliefs and practices of Gracepoint Church as outlined in the church employee handbook.

 

Work Hours

 

This position is Full Time at 40 hours per week. This position also requires work hours on Sundays from approximately 9am-1pm. Other workdays and hours to be determined. (Office hours are Monday – Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm.) Work may be required on the occasional Sunday afternoon or weekday evening, if there is a special event planned.

 

Compensation and Benefits

 

  • Renumeration is based on Education and Experience.
  • Health Benefits available through the conference after 3 months of employment
  • Vacation days available after 6 months of employment.
  • There is a 3-month probation period and a full annual review combined with quarterly “check-ins” and coaching sessions relating to the position and personal performance.

 

 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Rick Bayer at rick@gracepoint.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Licensed Practical Nurse: Elim Village, Surrey, BC

 

CASUAL LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

WHO ARE WE
Elim Village is a developing comprehensive Christian seniors community located on 25 acres in Surrey, B.C. As a not-for-profit organization, Elim Village offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a working environment that embraces Christian principles and beliefs and pursues the highest standards in business and care operations. With our campus of care model, our approach is integrative and team oriented. Our core values emphasize the relationships we hold with residents, staff and stakeholders.

 

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). This position will be responsible for the delivery of a broad scope of care and safety to all our residents, accountable for providing ongoing Clinical Best Practice, assessment and intervention for all our residents.

 

This position is subject to union membership, per contract the starting hourly rate is $24.95.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate from approved Practical Nursing program.
  • Practicing member of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC).
  • Current full scope registration with CLPNBC.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificates.
  • Experience in a long term care setting, of an acceptable level to the facility, is preferred.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • A genuine empathy for older persons, the ability to relate meaningfully with them, and a desire to effectively care for them including meeting their mental, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs.
  • Demonstrated clinical competencies and leadership skills.
  • Portray a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming.
  • Evidence of good physical and emotional health and the ability to handle the demands of the job.
  • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously to develop and foster a team approach with members of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations within CLPNBC’s scope of practice.
  • Ability and desire to support Elim’s philosophy, values, goals, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively in an ever changing Resident focused environment.

 

Join a dynamic team of committed health professionals in the continuing development of Elim Village!

 

TO APPLY

Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@elimvillage.com.

With the subject line: LPN—Elim Village.

While we are thankful for all applications, only qualified applicants will receive a phone interview.

 

Expires: November 30, 2019

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Assisted Living Worker: Elim Village, Surrey, BC

 

WHO ARE WE

Elim Village is a developing comprehensive Christian senior’s community located on 25 acres in Surrey, B.C. As a not-for-profit organization, Elim Village offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a working environment that embraces Christian principles and beliefs and pursues the highest standards in business and care operations. With our campus of care model, our approach is integrative and team oriented. Our core values emphasize the relationships we hold with residents, staff and stakeholders.

 

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for Casual Assisted Living Workers who will provide basic personal care and medication administration in compliance with Assisted Living and Independent Living regulatory bodies. The ALW will be working in Assisted Living and Community Care. Under the direction of the LPN and supervision of the Manager of Community Care or designate, participate in social and activity programs, and maintains environment in a clean, tidy, and homelike atmosphere.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Resident Care Attendant program or equivalent.
  • Assisted Living Medication Course (equivalent VCC training).
  • Current registration with BC Care Aid and Community Health Worker Registry.
  • Current First Aid/ CPR.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of related experience, with seniors.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Evidence of good physical and emotional health and the capacity to handle the demands of the job.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and oral English.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions well.
  • Must have ability to demonstrate care, genuine empathy, and patience when interacting with residents, their families and friends.
  • Portray a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming.
  • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously within the team concept, willing to perform well, repetitive and routine tasks, working cohesively with other departments.
  • Must be able to provide intimate care professionally.
  • Active participant in Employee Performance Reviews.

 

NOTES

  • Pay is $18.45/hour.
  • This is a casual position.

 

JOIN A DYNAMIC TEAM OF COMMITTED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN THE CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT OF ELIM VILLAGE!

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

Wilma Reuser
Human Resources Administrator
9025 160 Street
Surrey, B.C.  V4N 2X7

Email: careers@elimvillage.com

 

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Resident Care Attendant: Elim Village, Surrey, BC

 

WHO ARE WE

Elim Village is a developing comprehensive Christian senior’s community located on 25 acres in Surrey, B.C. As a not-for-profit organization, Elim Village offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a working environment that embraces Christian principles and beliefs and pursues the highest standards in business and care operations. With our campus of care model, our approach is integrative and team oriented. Our core values emphasize the relationships we hold with residents, staff and stakeholders.

 

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Resident Care Attendant. This position will provide comprehensive personal care to our residents and will ensure their safety and wellbeing.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Resident Care Attendant program or equivalent.
  • One year related experience preferred or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience acceptable to the facility.
  • Current registration with BC Care Aid and Community Health Worker Registry.
  • Current First Aid/ CPR.
  • Minimum Grade 10 Education.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Evidence of good physical and emotional health and the capacity to handle the demands of the job.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and oral English.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions well.
  • A genuine empathy towards the other person, ability to relate safely and meaningfully to them, and a desire to care for them.
  • Portray a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming.
  • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously within the team concept. 

 

NOTES

  • Pay is $19.03/hour.
  • This is a casual position.

 

JOIN A DYNAMIC TEAM OF COMMITTED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN THE CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT OF ELIM VILLAGE!

 

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

Wilma Reuser
Human Resources Administrator
9025 160 Street
Surrey, B.C.  V4N 2X7

Email: careers@elimvillage.com

 

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Registered Nurse: Elim Village, Surrey, BC

 

WHO ARE WE

Elim Village is a developing comprehensive Christian senior’s community located on 25 acres in Surrey, B.C. As a not-for-profit organization, Elim Village offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a working environment that embraces Christian principles and beliefs and pursues the highest standards in business and care operations. With our campus of care model, our approach is integrative and team oriented. Our core values emphasize the relationships we hold with residents, staff and stakeholders.

 

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Registered Nurse (RN). This position is responsible for the delivery of a broad scope of care and safety to Residents. The RN is accountable for ongoing Clinical Best Practice Guideline assessments and intervention for all residents.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate from an approved school of Nursing (Registered Nurse) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with current practicing registration with the appropriate professional body. Additional preparation in gerontology/geriatric care is preferred.
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, Gerontology certificate and two years recent related experience in Gerontology and or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificates.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and oral English.
  • Demonstrated clinical competencies and leadership skills.
  • A genuine empathy for older persons, ability to relate meaningfully with them, and a desire to effectively care for them including meeting their mental, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs.
  • Portray to have a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming.
  • Evidence of good physical and emotional health and the capability to handle the demands of the job.
  • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously to develop and foster a team approach with members of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations within College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC) scope of practice.
  • Effective leadership skills to anticipate needs and delegate accordingly.
  • Ability and desire to support the organization’s philosophy, values, goals, policies and procedures.
  • The ability to work effectively in an ever changing Resident focused environment.

 

NOTES

  • Pay is $34.21/hour.
  • This is a casual position.
  • This position is subject to union membership.

 

JOIN A DYNAMIC TEAM OF COMMITTED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN THE CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT OF ELIM VILLAGE!

 

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

Wilma Reuser
Human Resources Administrator
9025 160 Street
Surrey, B.C.  V4N 2X7

Email: careers@elimvillage.com

 

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Assisted Living LPN: Elim Village, Surrey, BC

 

WHO ARE WE

Elim Village is a developing comprehensive Christian senior’s community located on 25 acres in Surrey, B.C. As a not-for-profit organization, Elim Village offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a working environment that embraces Christian principles and beliefs and pursues the highest standards in business and care operations. With our campus of care model, our approach is integrative and team oriented. Our core values emphasize the relationships we hold with residents, staff and stakeholders.

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Assisted Living LPN is responsible for the delivery of Resident care, utilizing the nursing processes of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation according to regulations of Assisted, Supportive and Independent Living requirements (as per legislative regulatory bodies). The LPN will be working in Assisted Living and Community Care. LPNs must maintain competencies based skills of knowledge, skill, attitude, and judgement to provide safe care. The LPN also ensures the care reflects the overall philosophy of care.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Registered with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC).
  • Full Scope – LPN.
  • Experience in an Assisted Living and Independent Living setting.
  • Good working knowledge of the regulations established by the Assisted Living Registrar and other regulatory bodies.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Demonstrated clinical competencies and leadership skills.
  • A genuine empathy for older persons, the ability to relate meaningfully with them, and a desire to effectively care for them including meeting their mental, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs.
  • Portray a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming.
  • Evidence of good physical and emotional health and the capability to handle the demands of the job.
  • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously to develop and foster a team approach with members of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations within CLPNBC’s scope of practice.
  • Effective leadership skills to anticipate needs and delegate accordingly.
  • Ability and desire to support the organization’s philosophy, values, goals, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively in an ever changing Resident focused environment.

NOTES

  • This is a casual position.
  • This position is unionized.
  • Starting wage is $24.31/hour.

 

JOIN A DYNAMIC TEAM OF COMMITTED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN THE CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT OF ELIM VILLAGE!

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

Wilma Reuser
Human Resources Administrator
9025 160 Street
Surrey, B.C.  V4N 2X7

Email: careers@elimvillage.com

 

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Wellness Assistant: Elim Village, Surrey, BC

 

WHO ARE WE

Elim Village is a developing comprehensive Christian senior’s community located on 25 acres in Surrey, B.C. As a not-for-profit organization, Elim Village offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a working environment that embraces Christian principles and beliefs and pursues the highest standards in business and care operations. With our campus of care model, our approach is integrative and team oriented. Our core values emphasize the relationships we hold with residents, staff and stakeholders.

 

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Wellness Assistant. This position will carry out resident-centered activation programs and will supports residents as they learn new techniques adapted to encourage participation and maintain or improve resident’s abilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Completion of a recognized Therapeutic Recreation program.
  • Preferred two years recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, especially with seniors.
  • Valid class 4 license.
  • Current First Aid/CPR.
  • Foodsafe certificate.
  • Preferred Functional Fitness Certificate or related fitness training.
  • Preferred specialized training for programming with individuals with dementia.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES  

  • Understand the culture of the residents we serve at The Harrison.
  • Demonstrate the safe operation of a 19 passenger bus.
  • Encourage participation which maintains dignity and validates individual creativity and choice.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Interact with others effectively, with dignity and compassion.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of position.
  • Share knowledge and skills.
  • Lead and participate as an effective member of a team.
  • Organize work schedule, records, documentation.
  • Operate related equipment.

NOTES

  • This position is subject to union membership.
  • This is a full-time 1 year temporary position.
  • Application closing February 12

 

JOIN A DYNAMIC TEAM OF COMMITTED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN THE CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT OF ELIM VILLAGE!

 

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

Wilma Reuser
Human Resources Administrator
9025 160 Street
Surrey, B.C.  V4N 2X7

Email: careers@elimvillage.com

 

Expires: November 30 , 2019

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1.0 FTE Senior Science Teacher (Chemistry, Biology, or Physics): RICHMOND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, Richmond, BC

Immediate opening for the current 2019-20 school year. 

Richmond Christian School is looking for a dynamic, collaborative BC certified educator who demonstrates a commitment towards Christian Education, an ability to deliver curriculum content in an innovative manner that fully engages students in learning, and acts as a personal model to deepen students’ understanding of a Biblical worldview and relationship with God.

About Richmond Christian School 

Richmond Christian School is located in Richmond BC, a suburb of Vancouver. The school exists on three campuses; Elementary, Middle and Secondary. With over one thousand students and 160 faculty and staff, RCS is well known and respected for providing a quality Christ-centred education. We recently celebrated our 60th Anniversary and anticipate continued growth and development. Please visit www.myrcs.ca for more information.

 

Our Vision at Richmond Christian Secondary Campus is to provide students with a quality holistic education that invites the opportunity for the Holy Spirit to restore and ignite passionate Christ-followers who display a depth of character and leadership, are driven by wonder and the desire to worship God, and are inspired by the Gospel to use their skills, talents and attributes to meaningfully impact our communities and the world.

 

If you love young people and you are willing to take risks for students, we invite you to join our fun and creative team of educators to do what’s best for kids.

Application Instructions 

To apply send the following to Mr. Kevin Visscher: kvisscher@myrcs.ca

 

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Philosophy of Christian Education
  • Statement of Faith
  • Transcript (only applies to teachers who just finished their education)
  • References

 

While we truly appreciate your interest in Richmond Christian School, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

 

All staff is asked to sign a community standards document that is available upon request. 

 

Expires: Jan 28, 2020

 

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