Job Coach: Firewood Project

WorkBC Employment Services is seeking a Job Coach to join their dynamic team. We can offer flexible scheduling, great team support and the opportunity to help others build and reach their goals.

A Job Coach provides specialized on-site training to employees. Typically, a Job Coach will help an employee learn to perform his/her job effectively, efficiently and safely.

Duties include:

  • Maintain complete client and employer confidentiality
  • Assist clients to understand all aspects of the job position
  • Identify and implement supports client may need
  • Facilitate client confidence in performing their job independently
  • Complete monthly reports including newly identified barriers, new skills learned and natural supports developed at the work place.

Hours and term to be determined.

The Job Coach will work under a Site Supervisor assisting clients to gain employment skills in cutting, splitting, stacking and delivering firewood with the additional purpose of developing team work, communication and safety at the workplace.

For further information call Margaret Driscoll at 250 265-3318.

Closing date for applications: Posting open until position filled

If interested, please submit your resume and brief cover letter to:

Human Resources
Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services
Nakusp WorkBC Employment Services

In person: 205 – 6th Ave. NW, Nakusp, BC
Fax: 250-265-3378
Email: hiring@aslcs.com

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services is an equity employer and encourages applications from all persons including those with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of our organization. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Social Venture Coordinator

Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services is seeking a Social Venture Coordinator to join their dynamic team.  This is a one year contract position with the possibility of an extension.

Summary: The main purpose of this role is to participate in the development and growth of social ventures and to provide supervision and support to clients with diverse needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of social ventures and supported employment practices
  • Knowledge of recycling, firewood and shredding industries
  • Familiar with business practices, procedures, sales, and knowledge of administrative accounting functions pertaining to business operations
  • Ability to cost materials and labour to provide accurate quotes to customers
  • Knowledge of Employment Standards of BC and WorkSafe BC
  • Ability to work with general and specialized populations with diverse needs
  • Effectively support a work crew and instruct individuals to perform tasks as independently as possible
  • Supervise and instruct and carry out group work, working as an active member to ensure all facets of jobs are completed.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with stakeholders/partners
  • Proven experience with writing grant applications
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Social Media and Marketing
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to promote existing Social Venture programs and potential new opportunities
  • This position is highly suited to individuals who are self motivated, organized and creative with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and with a cheerful disposition.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Drivers Licence and Criminal Record Check

Schedule will be 21 hours per week at a rate of $20.00 per hour.  After a successful 3 month probation review, eligible for company paid benefits and possible pay increase.

Submit resume and cover letter by 11 September 2017:

Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services
Attn : HR Manager
Mail : Box 100, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R0
Fax : 250-265-3378
Email : hiring@aslcs.com

We thank all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.


Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services is an equity employer and encourages applications from all persons including those with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of our organization. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Employment Assistant (position filled)

UPDATE — July 10, 2017 — Position has been filled

Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services – WorkBC Employment Services is seeking an Employment Assistant to join their dynamic team.  This position is a part-time position (3 days per week).

Summary: Assisting clients in the Employment Services Centre (ESC) resource area: supporting and monitoring clients accessing self-serve services. Assisting clients with job search activities, as well as creating competitive resumes and cover letters.  Developing and maintaining comprehensive, current and accurate labour market information and employment related resources.  Creating and distributing promotional material, updating and maintaining website and social media, and scheduling.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 education, prefer a related post-secondary degree or diploma, or the equivalent of education and experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with general and specialized populations
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Excel, data entry, website and social media maintenance

Visit Nakusp WorkBC Office for a complete job description.

Submit resume and cover letter by June 19, 2017 to:

Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services
Attn : HR Manager
mail : Box 100, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R0 fax : 250-265-3378 email : hiring@aslcs.com

We thank all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.


Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services is an equity employer and encourages applications from all persons including those with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of our organization. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Project Coordinator: Better at Home Program (position filled)

UPDATE — May 8, 2017 — Position has been filled

ARROW LAKES BETTER AT HOME PROGRAM (BAH) is seeking to hire a Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the program including volunteer recruitment, training, infrastructure development, promotional events, supervision and evaluation. The Project Coordinator will receive support and supervision from the Arrow Lakes (BAH) Advisory Committee.

The successful candidate must be computer literate (word, excel) and be willing to learn a computer based scheduling and data collection system. They will also be creative and energetic with excellent communication and writing skills. Preference will be given to candidates who have education, training and experience in the area of administration and program development related to the not-for-profit human service area. A combination of education and related experience will be considered.

The hours for the position are 17.5 per week at a rate of $20.02.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Arrow Lakes Better At Home Project
C/O Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services
Box 100, Nakusp, BC V0G 1R0
Attention: BAH Advisory Committee

or send an email to tim.payne@aslcs.com

Closing date: March 24, 2017


Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services is an equity employer and encourages applications from all persons including those with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of our organization. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Counsellor: Children Who Witness Abuse (position filled)

UPDATE — April 5, 2017 — Position has been filled

Provides individual and group counselling to children who have witnessed violence within their home environment; supports caregivers by providing them with the relevant information regarding the impact of abuse on children, counsels caregivers on parenting issues, referring them to the appropriate services as required; responds to the need to provide public information and education on the effects of witnessing abuse and on dating violence.

Term and hours : Permanent part-time; 70 hours per month; majority of hours in Nakusp with travel to New Denver office as required.

Qualifications : A Bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Care or related area. Two years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience in the area of individual and group work, counselling of children and families; excellent knowledge of the dynamics of family violence. Successful candidate must pass criminal record check and have a valid drivers licence.

Pay : As per HSA Collective Agreement – Grid 8, Step 1, $28.93/hr

Posting open until position filled

Please respond in writing with resume and cover letter to :

Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services
Attn : Denise Holmstrom, HR Manager
mail : Box 100, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R0
fax : 250-265-3378
email : hiring@aslcs.com


Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services is an equity employer and encourages applications from all persons including those with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of our organization. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.