Make a positive and lasting difference to children and their families!
Join a professional, supportive and compassionate team!
Be rewarded with competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package!
About the Organization
The Prince George Native Friendship Centre (PGNFC) is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization dedicated to servicing the needs of Aboriginal people residing in the Prince George area and improving the quality of life in the community as a whole. Offering a broad range of services, which includes educational, employment, health and social programs, the PGNFC has been providing culturally appropriate programming to meet the community's unique and diverse needs for over 41 years.
PGNFC is a multifaceted organization employing over 200 people and has grown to be one of the largest and busiest community service delivery agencies in Prince George. Providing services to approximately 50,000 'Friends of the Centre' annually, the PGNFC has seen many of their 'Friends' come through their programs and go on to become staff at the Centre.
About the Opportunity
The PGNFC is currently seeking anOccupational Therapistto join our Early Childhood Services team in Prince George, BC.
In this role, you willprovide therapy services as a member of the family-centered, interdisciplinary Early Intervention team for children and their families. A major focus will be facilitation and prevention in working with children, families, and caregivers while using your specialized skills and knowledge to assist the child and family in their development in the home, school and other community settings.
In order to qualify for this role, you will have a Degree in Occupational Therapy or Rehabilitation Medicineand you must beeligible for membership in the College of Occupational Therapists of BC.
You will also possess:
Experience working directly with young children, including children with developmental delays, their families, and other professionals
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Commitment to a family-centered, community-based team approach to service delivery
A valid driver’s license
In addition, you must be aneffective communicator, both written and verbal, and have a demonstrated ability to work with adiverse clientele on an individual and group basis.
Please note, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check prior to commencing in this role.
About the Benefits
In return for your hard work and dedication, the Prince George Native Friendship Centre offers acompetitive salary based on experience and qualifications plus a great benefits package, which includes:
Full medical, dental and vision benefits (premium shared 50/50 with employer)
Vacation and sick pay paid at 8% (after 3-month probationary period)
RRSP Plan (available after 12 months of employment, company matched)
That's not all. When you join our team, you're joining a dynamic and compassionate team committed to facilitating individual, family and community growth, well-being and mutual understanding through the "power of friendship".
If you share these values and want to use your skills and experience while working with a highly regarded community service delivery agency,Apply Today!