VAFCS Jordan’s Principle Coordinator

Jordan’s Principle is a new Indigenous Services Canada funded employment opportunity in VAFCS and supports navigation of culturally appropriate services.

Position Summary
VAFCS Jordan’s Principle Coordinator, reports to the Program Director, provides service coordination for First Nations children and their families. This position delivers case management, intake, assessment, and coordination to navigate VAFCS programs, federal and provincial health, social and education services, and ongoing support to address needs of applicants.

Point of contact
(a) Aboriginal children and families,
(b) health care providers, and
(c) First Nations communities and organization requesting Jordan’s Principle support.

Bachelor’s degree in social work, Health field, or related field of study or Combination of education and/or experience related to social work, health care services.

- A keen understanding of complex case management
- Excellent communication skills both oral and written with proficient computer literacy
- Understanding of social, economic, and political issues affecting Aboriginal communities
- Firsthand knowledge of Aboriginal philosophies and values of varied cultures and traditions
- Firsthand Knowledge of the lived Shared Aboriginal experience and how culture influences the development of individuals and communities
- Working knowledge of federal, provincial, and indigenous organization mandated to provide health, counselling and Child and Family Services

Other requirements
- Successful completion of a Vancouver Police Department, Vulnerable Person Sector Check
- Must have a valid BC Driver’s License
- Cover letter, resume and 3 professional employment related references

Att: Sean Green, Program Director
Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society
1607 East Hastings Street, Vancouver BC, V5L-1S7
TEL: 604-251-4844
FAX: 604-251-1986