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SOS is committed to enhancing our residents’ quality of life, including promoting healthy social lives and interpersonal connections.

Our events combat isolation, educate, inspire and help raise awareness of the resources available at SOS.

We also want to keep our pulse on the community, by listening to our residents’ thoughts, suggestions and interests.
Your input is valuable and could help shape future events. Click below to fill out a brief survey.

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 play and create activities that bring joy and build confidence in children and families? Have a passion to interact with children, youth and families through meals, fun-filled arts and crafts, and connecting them to community resources? Join our Child, Youth and Family Team!

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Provides support and assists in planning and facilitating early years TIC TAC, Kids Movement & Family Night group programs which include:
~ Planning and preparing snacks and meals for programs
~ Planning and facilitating arts, crafts and activities for the program
~ Setup and cleanup of room for activities and meals
• Builds and promotes engagement and positive development through active involvement, strong relationship building and boundaries with participants, positive role modeling and well-developed communication skills.
• Ensures the goals and objectives of the program are met within a team environment.

• At least one-year previous related experience in program delivery. A related degree or certificate in social services or related discipline is preferred.
• Demonstrated working knowledge of community-based programs and program development.
• Excellent communication and healthy relationship building skills and boundaries.

Hours of Work:    31.5 hours per week, split shifts, and may include evenings and weekends as required.
Compensation:    $21.00- $23.00 per hour (+ Benefits)
Deadline:                  March 27, 2023
Note:                           Police Information Check and provincial Criminal Record Check required

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

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