SOS CONTRACTED MATH & ENGLISH TUTORS

Love to make a difference and support youth learning? Do you have a passion for teaching and mentoring youth? We are looking for 2 Contracted Tutors!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • A qualified tutor who can teach the current BC Curriculum of Math and English to youth in Grades 6 to 12, who are enrolled in regular classes.
  • Provide one-on-one tutoring and support remedial learners to improve their skills in Math and/or English as well as helping youth meet their learning objectives.
  • Assist youth in developing study skills and organizational techniques.
  • Actively engage youth and help them build a feeling of success and confidence.

 Qualifications: 

  • Teaching qualifications (preferred).
  • Strong communication skills and problem solver.
  • Can maintain a positive learning environment and love working with youth.

Hours of Work:  After-School Monday to Thursday from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm (program follows the school calendar). 1 hour per student each week.
Rate of Pay:           $27.00 per hour
Start Date:             September 13, 2021
Deadline:                August 13, 2021
Note:                         Police Information Check required.

Submit a cover letter and resume to:

Child, Youth & Family Programs Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9.
Email:  cyfcmanager@sosd69.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SOS CHILD, YOUTH AND FAMILY COORDINATOR

Join our Dynamic Team! Looking for a rewarding career in the non-profit sector? SOS is an award-winning charitable organization that has been making life better for residents in the Parksville Qualicum Beach region since 1968.  What you’ll love about SOS:  Great company culture.  We value each member of our team and what they bring to our organization. Our staff are passionate about their work and together we strive to maintain a positive, supportive, and respectful work environment, and work-life balance.  Competitive salary.

Love to organize play and to create activities that brings joy and builds confidence in children, youth and families? Have a passion to interact and create a safe space for children, youth and families through meals, fun-filled arts and crafts and connecting them to community resources? Join our Child, Youth and Family Programs Team!                                                                                                 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides coordination and administration of early years, youth and family group programs and events that include: Planning, preparation and facilitation of meals, arts, crafts and activities.
  • Promotes engagement and positive development through strong relationship building with participants, active involvement, positive role modeling and well developed communication skills.
  • Ensures the goals and objectives of the program are met within a team environment.
  • Assesses participant needs and refers to appropriate internal and/or external resources.
  • Supervises and evaluates program staff and volunteers.
  • Utilizes social media to engage participants.

 Qualifications: 

  • Degree in related discipline is preferred. At least two years previous related experience in program development and delivery and supervision of front-line staff. 
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of community-based programs and program development.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a Class 5 Driver’s License.

Hours of Work:       35 hours/week, including evenings and weekends as required.
Rate of Pay:               Dependent on qualifications and experience + Benefits after 6 months
Deadline:                    July 30, 2021

Submit cover letter and resume to:
Child, Youth and Family Programs Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville, BC V9P 2G9.
Email:  adminsupport@sosd69.com

Note:  Police Information Check and provincial Criminal Record Check required.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SOS YOUTH COORDINATOR

Join our Dynamic Team! Looking for a rewarding career in the non-profit sector? SOS is an award-winning charitable organization that has been making life better for residents in the Parksville Qualicum Beach region since 1968.  What you’ll love about SOS:  Great company culture.  We value each member of our team and what they bring to our organization. Our staff are passionate about their work and together we strive to maintain a positive, supportive, and respectful work environment, and work-life balance.  Competitive salary.

Love to organize and create activities that allow youth to express themselves, develop life skills and builds confidence? Have a passion to create a fun and safe space for youth to interact with peers through meals, arts and crafts and connecting them to community resources and providing support? Join our Child, Youth and Family Programs Team!                                                                                      

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides coordination and administration of youth group programs and events that include: Planning, preparation and facilitation of meals, arts, crafts and activities
  • Promotes engagement and positive development through strong relationship building with participants, active involvement, positive role modeling and well-developed communication skills.
  • Ensures the goals and objectives of the program are met within a team environment.
  • Assesses participant needs and refers to appropriate internal and/or external resources.
  • Works in collaboration with youth community partners and provides outreach to local high schools to develop great working relationships and build connections.
  • Supervises and evaluates program staff and volunteers.
  • Utilizes social media to engage participants.

 Qualifications: 

  • Degree in related discipline is preferred. At least two years previous related experience working with youth in program development, delivery and supervision of front-line staff.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of community-based programs and program development.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a Class 5 Driver’s License.

Hours of Work:      35 hours/week, including evenings and weekends as required.
Rate of Pay:              Dependent on qualifications and experience + Benefits after 6 months
Deadline:                   August 6, 2021

Submit cover letter and resume to:
Child, Youth and Family Programs Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville, BC V9P 2G9.
Email:  adminsupport@sosd69.com

Note:  Police Information Check and provincial Criminal Record Check required.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SOS COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

Join our Dynamic Team! Looking for a rewarding career in the non-profit sector? SOS is an award-winning charitable organization that has been making life better for residents in the Parksville Qualicum Beach region since 1968.

What you’ll love about SOS:  Great company culture.  We value each member of our team and what they bring to our organization. Our staff are passionate about their work and together we strive to maintain a positive, supportive, and respectful work environment, and work-life balance.  Competitive salary.

Job Summary:
We are looking for a motivated, creative, person that has a deep knowledge of social media, knows how to craft engaging stories online and in print, and has a keen eye for photography.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Proposes exciting ideas for social media and print campaigns, produces the content, and coordinates their effective delivery.
  • Keeps up to date with current trends online.
  • Monitors and reports on social media posts/campaigns impact and performance.
  • Increases awareness of the organization and helps grow social media following by keeping content fresh, and by engaging with the online community.
  • Captures compelling photos and videos for use in various communications materials.

 Qualifications & Skills: 

  • Completion of Post-Secondary training in communications, marketing, journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Experience managing and executing social media campaigns on a variety of platforms.
  • Talented writer and photographer and keen ability to capture a story with visuals.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop and InDesign) and Microsoft Office.

Hours of Work: 21 hours per week
Compensation: Dependent on qualifications/experience
Start Date: ASAP
Deadline: July 30, 2021

Submit resume and references to:
Communications Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898,
245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9.

Email:  adminsupport@sosd69.com

Note:  Police Information Check required.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SOS THRIFT SHOP MERCHANDISER

Join our Dynamic Team! Looking for a rewarding career in the non-profit sector? SOS is an award-winning charitable organization that has been making life better for residents in the Parksville Qualicum Beach region since 1968.

What you’ll love about SOS:  Great company culture.  We value each member of our team and what they bring to our organization. Our staff are passionate about their work and together we strive to maintain a positive, supportive, and respectful work environment.   Work-life balance.  At SOS we are serious about self-care and know that happy, healthy staff make great employees. Full-time employees start at 2-weeks vacation, and that goes up to 3 weeks after 2 years. Plus they get to take off their birthdays, Boxing Day, and two extra SOS days around Christmas and Easter. Competitive salary and health benefits.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sorts, labels, prices, and rotates donations.
  • Displays merchandise.
  • Attends to Changing Rooms.
  • Cash register/Point of Sale experience.

 Qualifications: 

  • Training and/or experience in customer service.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Physically fit – able to do heavy lifting in a safe manner.
  • Knowledgeable of current fashions and trends.

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week; including working every Saturday and Sunday

Rate of Pay: $17.05 per hour to start (+ Benefits); 4 extra bonus days off (including your birthday); 3 weeks vacation after 2 years of employment

Start Date:  ASAP

Submit resume and references to:
Thrift Shop Operations Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9
Email:  adminsupport@sosd69.com

Note:  Police Information Check required  

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SOS THRIFT SHOP SHIPPER/RECEIVER

Join our Dynamic Team! Looking for a rewarding career in the non-profit sector? SOS is an award-winning charitable organization that has been making life better for residents in the Parksville Qualicum Beach region since 1968.

What you’ll love about SOS:  Great company culture.  We value each member of our team and what they bring to our organization. Our staff are passionate about their work and together we strive to maintain a positive, supportive, and respectful work environment.   Work-life balance.  At SOS we are serious about self-care and know that happy, healthy staff make great employees. Full-time employees start at 2-weeks vacation, and that goes up to 3 weeks after 2 years. Plus they get to take off their birthdays, Boxing Day, and two extra SOS days around Christmas and Easter. Competitive salary and health benefits.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Transports donations from loading bay to pricing/sorting room.
  • Operates/assists on Thrift Shop truck. 
  • Sorts, labels, and prices donations. 

 Qualifications: 

  • Training and/or experience in customer service. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision. 
  • Physically fit; able to do heavy lifting in a safe manner. 
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License; able to drive 1 ton cube van. 

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week; including working every Saturday and Sunday

Rate of Pay: $17.05 per hour to start (+ Benefits); 4 extra bonus days off (including your birthday); 3 weeks vacation after 2 years of employment

Start Date: ASAP

Submit resume and references to:
Thrift Shop Operations Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9
Email:  adminsupport@sosd69.com

Note:  Police Information Check required  

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.