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VNFC Jobs

The staff of the VNFC are more than just employees; they are part of a dynamic community focused on change. Join a team making a difference in a good way. We are committed to a staff representative of the Indigenous population we serve. While we encourage Indigenous candidates to apply, we hire from all backgrounds.

Available Job Postings

Working as part of the Aboriginal Infant Development Program (AIDP) on South Vancouver Island and reporting directly to the Manager of Infant Development and Parent Support Programs, the AIDP Consultant will work with children and families utilizing a family centered approach in a home visiting program. The AIDP Consultant will be responsible for supporting infant and child development together with the infant/child’s family during home visits and work with related professionals and agencies. The Consultant will work independently to maintain a client caseload and provide playgroup facilitation as required. For more information about AIDP please refer to the provincial website www.aidp.bc.ca.

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Serving families as part of the ASCD (Aboriginal Supported Child Development) Program, you will work alongside the Manager of Aboriginal Supported Child Development. You will provide direct outreach services to Indigenous, First Nations and Métis children with extra needs living in urban settings and on traditional territories. Our team is grateful to use a familycentered strengthbased approach assisting families and caregivers in supporting the optimal physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual and cultural development of their children.

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Under the supervision of VNFC Facilities Maintenance Team, it is the intent of the VNFC to employ a Custodian to carry out a variety of custodial, maintenance, and other miscellaneous duties related to maintaining a healthy, safe and clean environment for staff, clients, and Community.

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Working as part of the Family Services Team and reporting directly to the Family Services Team Leader and/or designate, the Social Worker will provide direct services that include support and counselling for Indigenous Families to help achieve their risk reduction service plan goals.

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Under the supervision of the Family Service Team Leader, the Family Support Worker will assist families in achieving their risk reduction plan goals through support, referral, skill development, education, mentorship, and cultural continuity.

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Under the supervision of the Housing Support Team Lead, the Housing Prevention Support Worker is responsible for providing individual and family support and assistance related to housing for persons who are identified as unsheltered and/or at high risk of becoming unsheltered.

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Operating from an Indigenous world view and under the supervision of a Clinical Supervisor, the VNFC Intake Worker will provide information, support and referrals to individuals and families that have an immediate need.

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Under the supervision of Building Services and Property Management, this position will carry out a variety of custodial, maintenance and other miscellaneous duties related to maintaining a healthy, safe and clean environment for tenants, guests, staff, and the public.

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The Shelter Team Lead supervises the site management staff, of the Victoria Native Friendship Centre (VNFC) Seasonal Shelter Program. The Shelter Team Lead is also responsible for oversight and coordination of the safe operation of the day-to-day activities of the facility, builds relationships with community partners and stakeholders. The Shelter Team Lead reports to the VNFC Executive Director (or designate). 

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The Shelter Client Support positions are the first line of contact at the VNFC seasonal shelter. Working with the volunteers, coordinators, greeters and others, Client Support Staff foster a culture of safety, both physical and emotional.

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Working with and reporting directly to the Indigenous Culture & Traditions Coordinator, the Urban Indigenous Language Hub Coordinator position will support fluent Indigenous Speakers and language cohorts, deliver programming in response to their needs. For more information about the VNFC (Victoria Native Friendship Centre) visit www.vnfc.ca.

Vaccination Notice: All provincial standards of social distancing are in effect at VNFC and personal protective wear will be provided when necessary. Proof of vaccination (Covid-19 or others) may be required per the funding contract.

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Under the supervision of the Daycare Team Leads the ECE instructor will mentor and support children ages zero (0) to
five (5) years old to enhance traditional values and cultures in a safe and culturally relevant early learning environment.

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Under the supervision of the Daycare Team Leads and the ASCD Consultant, the One-on-One Support Worker will mentor and support a designated child to enhance traditional values and cultures in a safe and culturally relevant early learning environment while assisting the child with self regulation. 

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Operating from an Indigenous world view and under the supervision of the Manager of Youth Programs, the Substance Use Support Worker will support  youth in achieving their risk-reduction goals through referral, support, skills development, education, mentorship and cultural continuity.

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Operating from an Indigenous world view and under the supervision of the Manager of Youth Programs, the Youth Support Worker will assist youth in achieving their risk-reduction goals through referral, support, skills development, education, mentorship and cultural continuity.

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CEER Job Club

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Volunteer

The VNFC is exceptionally grateful for the volunteer support throughout the centre. Join us in learning, providing support, and making a difference in the community.

HOLIDAY CLOSURE

Tuesday, December 20th through Tuesday January 3rd

VNFC closed to all programs and services for the holiday break – See you January 3rd!