Sunshine Coast Community Services Society is a community based organization that has been providing services for people on the Sunshine Coast since 1974. Our history is one of caring, commitment and flexibility. We employ 85+ professional staff, work with 175+ volunteers and provide services through more than 30 programs all along the Coast.
We are an equal opportunity employer that values the diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives of the people who join our team and are open to all qualified candidates. We recognize, value, and affirm that social diversity contributes richness to our workforce and enhances our ability to provide service excellence to our clients. We do not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with the Society. This policy applies to all employment practices including recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, wages and salaries, training and development, promotion, demotion and termination.
The Sexual Abuse Intervention Program provides counselling and support to children and youth aged three to eighteen who have experienced sexual and/or exhibit sexual intrusive behaviours. This position also includes limited hours in Community Mental Health supporting Ministry referred children with behavioural, social, and emotional complex needs.
The Women Support Worker at Yew Transition House creates a welcoming and safe environment for the participants of Yew Transition House (YTH). The Women Support Worker provides emotional support, safety planning, advocacy and referrals to women (including trans women) and children residents and contributes to administrative and facility responsibilities of the House. The House operates 24 hours 7 days per week. This position provides coverage, at times with little notice of regular 8.5 hour staff shifts on the 24/7 rotation and other work hours as needed. This position reports to the Yew Transition House Coordinator and requires membership with the BC Government Employees’ Union (BCGEU).
Regular Full and Part Time Opportunities
The Administration Assistant supports the work of the Executive Director by increasing their capacity to effectively lead the organization. The Administration Assistant also supports the work of the Board to fulfill the mission of the organization. The Administration Assistant reports directly to the Executive Director or to the Program Director in their absence.
Temporary part-time. 1 year contract.
The Perinatal Peer Support Worker (PPSW) will utilize their lived experience to provide one-on-one non-judgmental emotional and practical support and mentorship. They will link women who may be struggling with addiction, poverty, single parenting and facing discrimination, with SCCSS programs and other community and health services that support women
Full-time or part-time term position. 1 year contract with the possibility of extension.
The Office Clerk assists in various aspects of administration such as finance, human resources, health and safety, reception, and operations. This role also completes office projects of various sizes as they come up. The Office Clerk reports to the Human Resource Manager.
Regular Full Time Term
The Child and Youth Care Worker supports vulnerable and/or at-risk youth through individual, group support, and outreach along the Sunshine Coast, increasing life skills, social networks, and safety using a harm reduction model. This position plays a significant role in reaching out to and supporting youth in the community by providing resources and information to youth-serving organizations, schools, and caregivers. The Child and Youth Worker reports to the Program Lead, Youth and Supported Services.
The Maintenance Worker supports the operation of multiple worksites by performing both indoor custodial duties and external upkeep. This includes care of residential, common, and office spaces, and care of the surrounding grounds. The Maintenance Worker reports to the Facilities Manager.